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  • Engagierte Beweglichkeitby Timm C. Feld; Susanne Kraft; Susanne May; Wolfgang Seitter

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    Ausbau und Verstetigung einer inklusiven Bildungsinfrastruktur für das Lernen Erwachsener sind dezidierte Aufgaben öffentlicher Weiterbildung.Grundversorgung, Zugänglichkeit und Bildungsgerechtigkeit signalisieren die politisch-gesellschaftliche Dimension der Aufgabenstellung, ein effizientes Management die ökonomische Dimension. Beide Perspektiven... 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$ 29.95

    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$ 130.00

    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...

  • Crisis of the Strauss Dividedby Harry V. Jaffa

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 48.99

    Harry V. Jaffa, one of Strauss?s most influential students and an ardent participant in the internal divisions among Straussians, brings together his key contributions to the battle to define Strauss?s legacy. The collection includes an important original essay, published here for the first time, ?Straussian Geography: A Memoir and Commentary.?... more...

  • William Jamesby Kennan Ferguson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 27.99

    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$ 41.99

    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...

  • War, Domination, and the Monarchy of Franceby Rebecca Ard Boone

    BRILL 2007; US$ 132.00

    Claude de Seyssel's important political treatise, The Monarchy of France (1515) illuminates the link between warfare, the state, and the social order in the Renaissance. In his effort to describe a state capable of conquest and expansion, Seyssel envisioned a different social and political order with radical implications for the French monarchy. more...

  • Carl Schmitt im Kontextby Stefan Breuer

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 70.00

    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. In diesem Buch wird er als Mittelpunkt eines Kreises vorgestellt,... more...

  • Rousseau und die Moderneby Iwan-Michelangelo D'Aprile; Stefanie Stockhorst

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 27.07

    Hauptbeschreibung Kein Autor des 18. Jahrhunderts hat die Ambivalenzen der Moderne so weitgefächert vorgedacht wie Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Dabei zeigt sich nicht nur die enorme, sinnstiftende Anschlussfähigkeit bestimmter Begriffe, die Rousseau als notorischer Querdenker seiner Epoche entwickelte; es kommen darüber hinaus auch Brüche und Widersprüchlichkeiten... more...