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  • 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$ 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...

  • John Rawls ? Eine Theorie der Gerechtigkeitby Otfried Höffe

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 521.00

    Die "Theorie der Gerechtigkeit" ist der wichtigste Beitrag des englischen Sprachraums, vielleicht sogar der wichtigste Beitrag zur Politischen Ethik des 20. Jahrhunderts überhaupt. John Rawls entwirft hier nicht nur eine weithin überzeugende Theorie zur Schnittmenge von Ethik und Politischer Philosophie. Ihm gelingt es darüber hinaus, in der philosophischen... more...

  • Leviathanby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete collection complemented by author biography. ******************. Leviathan, or The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil, commonly called Leviathan, is a book written by Thomas Hobbes which was published in 1651. It is titled after the biblical Leviathan. The book concerns... more...

  • A Discourse Upon the Origin and the Foundation of the Inequality Among Mankindby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every part. ******************. Discourse on the Origin and Basis of Inequality Among Men (Discours sur l''origine et les fondements de l''inégalité parmi les hommes) is a book by the philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau.... more...

  • Politisches Handeln in der postmodernen Konstellationby Mareike Gebhardt

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 51.17

    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...

  • Pragmatism and Political Theoryby Matthew Festenstein

    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...