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  • 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$ 15.51

    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...

  • Nietzsche contra Rousseauby Keith Ansell-Pearson

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 37.00

    Nietzsche contra Rousseau takes a serious look at Nietzsche as a political thinker. more...

  • Machiavelli and Republicanismby Gisela Bock; Quentin Skinner; Maurizio Viroli

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 37.00

    Some of the world's foremost historians of ideas consider Machiavelli's political thought in the larger context of the republican tradition. more...

  • Offenbarung und Epistemeby Wilhelm Kühlmann; Friedrich Vollhardt

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 195.45

    For the first time, these proceedings from an interdisciplinary and international symposium use a broad foundation of sources to examine the first period (1620?1790) in the history of the major European impact of Jakob Böhme, a history that extended well into the 20th century. The contributors reveal the conflicted and contrasting patterns... more...

  • Arendt and Adornoby Lars Rensmann; Samir Gandesha

    Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 24.95

    Hannah Arendt and Theodor W. Adorno, two of the most influential political philosophers and theorists of the twentieth century, were contemporaries with similar interests, backgrounds, and a shared experience of exile. Yet until now, no book has brought them together. In this first comparative study of their work, leading scholars discuss divergences,... more...

  • Gesammelte Werke. Band 3by Wilhelm von Humboldt

    De Gruyter 1843; US$ 162.87

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  • John Barclays "Argenis" und ihr staatstheoretischer Kontextby Susanne Siegl-Mocavini

    De Gruyter 1999; US$ 119.42

    This interdisciplinary doctoral thesis examines John Barclay's (1582-1621) New Latin romance "Argenis" (1621), a political roman-à-clef set against the background of the French religious wars. It is at once a pamphlet against the monarchomachists, a treatise on the "ideal ruler", and a manifesto of political absolutism. The interpretation... more...