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  • Ambivalenzen der Ordnungby Julia Schulze Wessel; Christian Volk; Samuel Salzborn

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 29.99

    Es besteht kein Zweifel, dass Hannah Arendt den klassischen republikanischen Tugenden des bürgerschaftlichen Engagements, der Partizipation und des politischen Handelns in ihrem Werk eine gewichtige Bedeutung verliehen hat. Ihr politisches Denken lebt von öffnenden Begriffen wie der Natalität, dem Anfang, der Pluralität, der Spontaneität oder der Freiheit... more...

  • Privilege and Liberty and Other Essays in Political Philosophyby Daniel J. Mahoney; Aurel Kolnai; Pierre Manent

    Lexington Books 1999; US$ 39.99

    We are currently witnessing an increasingly influential counterrevolution in political theory, evident in the dialectical return to classical political science pioneered most prominently by Leo Strauss and Eric Voegelin. In this context, the work of the relatively unknown Aurel Kolnai is of great importance. Kolnai was one of the greatest thinkers... more...

  • John Rawls ? Eine Theorie der Gerechtigkeitby Otfried Höffe

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 35.00

    Die "Theorie der Gerechtigkeit" ist der wichtigste Beitrag des englischen Sprachraums, vielleicht sogar der wichtigste Beitrag zur Politischen Ethik des 20. Jahrhunderts überhaupt. John Rawls entwirft hier nicht nur eine weithin überzeugende Theorie zur Schnittmenge von Ethik und Politischer Philosophie. Ihm gelingt es darüber hinaus, in der philosophischen... more...

  • Carl Schmitt im Kontextby Stefan Breuer

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 98.00

    Carl Schmitt verfügt heute über eine so breite und stets wachsende internationale Leserschaft wie kein anderer deutscher Staatsrechtslehrer des vergangenen Jahrhunderts. Sein Werk wird dabei freilich meist isoliert betrachtet und allenfalls auf den staatsrechtlichen Kontext bezogen. Im Mittelpunkt dieses Buches steht dagegen der politische... more...

  • William Jamesby Kennan Ferguson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 33.99

    William James is known today as a philosopher of pragmatism. William James: Politics in the Pluriverse challenges this understanding. Ferguson traces the historical importance and contemporary possibilities of pluralism's original political insight. In this important work he examines the trajectory of pluralism in the United States and England, the... more...

  • Merleau-Ponty and Modern Politics After Anti-Humanismby Diana Coole

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 37.99

    In this important new book, Diana Coole shows how existential phenomenology illuminates and enlivens our understanding of politics. Merleau-PontyOs focus on embodied experience allows us to approach political life in a manner that is both critical and engaged. With breadth of vision and penetrating insight, Coole demonstrates that political questions... more...

  • John Rawls: Eine Theorie der Gerechtigkeitby Otfried Höffe

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 35.00

    A Theory of Justice is the most important 20th century English-language work on political ethics. John Rawls develops a persuasive theory about the interface between ethics and political philosophy and, in addition, he succeeds in initiating a series of fundamental paradigm shifts. more...

  • The Prince and Other Writingsby Niccolò Machiavelli; W. K. Marriott

    Thunder Bay Press 2014; US$ 4.99

    One of the foremost examples of modern philosophy, Niccolò Machiavelli?s The Prince is notorious for the morality it expounds, often summarized by the phrase, The end justifies the means.? With The Prince , Machiavelli?s intent was to provide practical advice for rulers and politicians, especially in regard to the unification of Italy. The Prince... more...

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Hobbes' Leviathanby Glen Newey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.95

    Hobbes is widely regarded as one of the most important figures in the history of ideas and political thought, and his seminal text Leviathan is widely recognised as one of the greatest works of political philosophy ever written. The Routledge Guidebook to Hobbes? Leviathan introduces the major themes in Hobbes? great book and acts as a companion... more...

  • John Rawls and the History of Political Thoughtby Jeffrey Bercuson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    In this book, Jeffrey Bercuson presents the immense, and yet for the most part unrecognized, influences of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel on John Rawls, the most important political philosopher of the 20th century. While the well-documented influence of Immanuel Kant on Rawls is deep and profound, Kantian features and interpretation... more...