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  • Carl Schmittby Joseph J. Bendersky

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 46.00 US$ 41.86

    Basing his work on the writings of Schmitt and his contemporaries, extensive new archival documentation, and parts of Schmitt's personal papers, Professor Bendersky uses Schmitt's public career as a framework for re-evaluating his contributions to political and legal theory. This book establishes that Schmitt's late Weimar writings were directed at... more...

  • Second Treatise of Governmentby John Locke; Richard H. Cox

    Wiley 2014; US$ 12.95 US$ 11.22

    This essential volume features John Locke's hand-corrected text with an outstanding introduction to Locke's life and role in intellectual history, his principal works, and their purpose. Written by the editor, Richard Cox, the introduction also outlines the course of both treatises of government and analyzes the problems of interpretation. Also included... more...

  • Political Thought of Hume and his Contemporariesby Frederick G. Whelan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Intended for scholars in the fields of political theory, and the history of political thought, this two-volume examines David Hume's Political Thought (1711-1776) and that of his contemporaries, including Smith, Blackstone, Burke and Robertson.  This book is unified by its temporal focus on the middle and later decades of the eighteenth century and... more...

  • Political Thought of Hume and his Contemporariesby Frederick G. Whelan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Intended for scholars in the fields of political theory, and the history of political thought, this two-volume examines David Hume's Political Thought (1711-1776) and that of his contemporaries, including Smith, Blackstone, Burke and Robertson.  This book is unified by its temporal focus on the middle and later decades of the eighteenth century and... more...

  • Making Political Science Matterby Sanford F. Schram; Brian Caterino

    NYU Press 2006; US$ 27.00

    Making Political Science Matter brings together a number of prominent scholars to discuss the state of the field of Political Science. In particular, these scholars are interested in ways to reinvigorate the discipline by connecting it to present day political struggles. Uniformly well-written and steeped in a strong sense of history, the contributors... more...

  • Levinas and the Politicalby Howard Caygill

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 52.95

    Howard Caygill systematically explores for the first time the relationship between Levinas' thought and the political. From Levinas' early writings in the face of National Socialism to controversial political statements on Israeli and French politics, Caygill analyses themes such as the deconstruction of metaphysics, embodiment, the face and alterity.... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Hannah Arendtby Dana Villa

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 32.00

    A distinguished team of contributors examines the primary themes of Arendt's multi-faceted thought. more...

  • Marxism and the Stateby Dr Paul Wetherly

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00

    Paul Wetherly provides a restatement and defence of the classical Marxist theory of the state, developing an analytical approach that draws on G.A. Cohen's functional interpretation of Marx's theory of history. Instrumentalist and structuralist arguments are conceived as related causal mechanisms within the functional approach, and the principle of... more...

  • Hannah Arendt and International Relationsby Jr. Anthony F. Lang; John Williams

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 36.00

    Hannah Arendt's approach to politics focuses on action and conduct, rather than institutions, constitutions, and states. In light of Arendtian conceptions of politics, essays in this book challenge conventional IR theories. more...

  • Rousseau's Theory of Human Associationby Greg Hill

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00

    The book explores the characteristic features and political consequences of social interaction when the parties' intentions are transparent, and when they are opaque. The author develops a theory of association and uses it to elucidate, assess and extend Rousseau's views of human nature, civil society, the market economy and the republican state. more...