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  • John Rawls: Eine Theorie der Gerechtigkeitby Otfried Höffe

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 524.00

    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...

  • Hayekby Andrew Gamble

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95

    Hayek has been one of the key liberal thinkers of the twentieth century. He has also been much misunderstood. His work has crossed disciplines - economics, philosophy and political science - and national boundaries. He was an early critic of Keynes, and became famous in the 1940s for his warnings that the advance of collectivism in western democracies... more...

  • Hannah Arendtby Phillip Hansen

    Wiley 2013; US$ 31.50

    The new study provides a fresh and timely reassessment of the political philosophy of Hannah Arendt. While analysing the central themes of Arendt's work, Phillip Hansen also shows that her work makes a significant contribution to contemporary debates. Specifically, Hansen argues that Arendt provides a powerful account of what it means to think and... more...

  • 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...

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

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 27.41

    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...

  • 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...

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

    Lexington Books 1999; US$ 32.99

    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...