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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • Rawls and the History of Political Thought: The Rousseauian and Hegelian Heritage of Justice as Fairnessby Jeffrey Bercuson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • Carl Schmittby Joseph J. Bendersky

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 42.00

    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$ 11.95

    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...

  • Politisches Handeln in der postmodernen Konstellationby Mareike Gebhardt

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 57.68

    In einer Welt perfekt deklinierter Individualität und Anonymität ist die Existenz als Bürger eigentlich verloren. Mit dieser Diagnose beginnt die demokratietheoretische Analyse des vorliegenden Buches, die sich im Dialog mit Hannah Arendt und Jürgen Habermas als eine Situationskritik des Politischen versteht. Der Logik des Diskurses folgend, geht die... more...