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  • Hannah Arendtby Margaret Canovan

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 41.00

    A reinterpretation of the political thought of Hannah Arendt, strengthening Arendt's claim to be regarded as one of the most significant political thinkers of the twentieth century. more...

  • An Introduction to Nietzsche as Political Thinkerby Keith Ansell-Pearson

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 40.00

    Introduction to Nietzsche's politics, discussing key books and themes, with chronology and further reading. more...

  • Englishness and the Study of Politicsby Julia Stapleton

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 42.00

    An analysis of the thought of one of the most wide-ranging and influential theorists of the 'English nation, Ernest Barker. more...

  • Wat er is, was er al lang; wat zal komen, is eerder al geweest'by C.M. Cappon

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 10.50

    Het Nederlandse notariaat maakt momenteel een moeilijke tijd door. De invloed van de Anglo-Amerikaanse bedrijfscultuur, een nieuwe Notariswet (1999) met vrijere vestiging en marktwerking, en de economische neergang door de kredietcrisis hebben het notariaat in verschillende opzichten diep geraakt. In de vakliteratuur wordt openlijk gesproken over de... more...

  • The Public Realm and the Public Selfby Shiraz Dossa

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 42.95

    From the time she set the intellectual world on fire with her reflections on Eichmann (1963), Hannah Arendt has been seen, essentially, as a literary commentator who had interesting things to say about political and cultural matters. In this critical study, Shiraz Dossa argues that Arendt is a political theorist in the sense in which Aristotle is... more...

  • On the Social Contractby Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Donald A. Cress

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1988; US$ 7.95

    Contents include a note on the translation, introduction by Peter Gay, and a bibliography. more...

  • Reading Tocquevilleby Dr Raf Geenens; Dr Annelien De Dijn

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00

    This volume sets up a dialogue between the 'historical' and the 'contemporary' Tocqueville. How does a contextualization of Tocqueville, or a focus on his embeddedness in nineteenth-century political culture, add to our understanding of his political thought? How has the use of his writings in political debate influenced the reception of his work? more...

  • Individuelle Freiheit zum Wohle Allerby Frauke Höntzsch

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 35.63

    Die politische Ideengeschichte und die Beschäftigung mit ihr sehen sich mit dem Vorwurf konfrontiert, praxisfern und mithin verzichtbar zu sein. Nicht zuletzt in Folge der Bedrängung der „Politischen Theorie und Ideengeschichte“ durch den wachsenden Anspruch anderer Bereiche der Politikwissenschaft, die eigentlich relevante, weil anwendungsbezogene... more...

  • Leviathanby Thomas Hobbes; J. C. A. Gaskin

    OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 5.99

    He that is to govern a whole nation, must read in himself, not this, or that particular man; but mankind.Leviathan is both a magnificent literary achievement and the greatest work of political philosophy in the English language. Permanently challenging, it has found new applications and new refutations in every generation. This new edition reproduces... more...

  • Liberty, Equality, Democracyby Eduardo Nolla

    NYU Press 1996; US$ 26.00

    This volumes explores the whole range of Alexis Tocqueville's ideas, from his political, literary and sociological theories to his concept of history, his religious beliefs, and his philosophical doctrines. Among the topics considered are: Tocqueville's beliefs about foreign policy as applied to American democracy; Tocqueville and Machiavelli on... more...