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  • Globalisierung und die rechtliche Neuordnung der Welt: Weltpolitisches Denken bei Kant und Höffeby Sebastian Bonnet

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 18.59

    Ein Zustand der Rechtlosigkeit ist auch einer der Ungerechtigkeit. Von dieser gemeinsamen Annahme aus entwickeln Immanuel Kant und Otfried Höffe ihre politische Philosophie. Das Recht darf aber nicht an den Staatsgrenzen aufhören, sondern muss sich auf die ganze Welt erstrecken. Schon Immanuel Kant fordert daher die Einrichtung eines Völkerbundes,... 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$ 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...

  • John Rawls and the History of Political Thoughtby 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 Schmitt: Theorist for the Reichby 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...

  • Jahrbuch zur Liberalismus-Forschungby Eckart Conze; Joachim Scholtyseck; Erich Weede; Jürgen Frölich; Ewald Grothe

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2012; US$ 41.26

    Der 24. Jahrgang erscheint unter neuer Leitung, behält aber die bisherige Struktur und Konzeption bei: Den diesjährige Themenschwerpunkt bildet die ?liberale Erinnerungskultur?, die sowohl aus theoretischer Perspektive als auch anhand von konkreten Beispielen reflektiert wird. Acht weitere Aufsätze sind Themen aus der Geschichte des Liberalismus im... more...

  • Politisches Handeln in der postmodernen Konstellationby Mareike Gebhardt

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 51.86

    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...

  • Second Treatise of Governmentby John Locke; Richard H. Cox

    Wiley 2014; US$ 12.95

    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...

  • Political Thought of Hume and his Contemporariesby Frederick G. Whelan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Intended for scholars in the fields of political theory, and the history of political thought, this two-volume examines David Hume's Political Thought (1711-1776) and that of his contemporaries, including Smith, Blackstone, Burke and Robertson.  This book is unified by its temporal focus on the middle and later decades of the eighteenth century and... more...

  • Political Thought of Hume and his Contemporariesby Frederick G. Whelan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Intended for scholars in the fields of political theory, and the history of political thought, this two-volume examines David Hume's Political Thought (1711-1776) and that of his contemporaries, including Smith, Blackstone, Burke and Robertson.  This book is unified by its temporal focus on the middle and later decades of the eighteenth century and... more...