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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95
This exciting new book is the first comprehensive and critical study of the relationship between the Pragmatist tradition and political theory. Festenstein develops his argument through a detailed and original reading of four key thinkers: John Dewey, Richard Rorty, Jurgen Habermas and Hilary Putnam. more...