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  • 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...

  • Hannah Arendt and Political Theory: Challenging the Traditionby Steve Buckler

    Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 119.99

    Hannah Arendt's work has been noted for its unorthodox and eclectic style. This book aims to show that her unusual approach in fact reflects a consistent and distinctive conception of, and way of doing, political theory. This is established through close readings of her most influential works.In light of these readings Steve Buckler argues that... 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...

  • Thomas Paine:Soc & Pol Thoughtby Gregory Claeys

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 140.00

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Machiavelliby Quentin Skinner

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 9.99

    Niccolo Machiavelli's name has become a byword for duplicity and immorality. Is his sinister reputation deserved? Quentin Skinner focuses on "The Prince", the "Discourses", and "The History of Florence", and distils from them an introduction to Machiavelli's doctrines. more...

  • Levinas and the Politicalby Howard Caygill

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 52.95

    Howard Caygill systematically explores for the first time the relationship between Levinas' thought and the political. From Levinas' early writings in the face of National Socialism to controversial political statements on Israeli and French politics, Caygill analyses themes such as the deconstruction of metaphysics, embodiment, the face and alterity.... more...

  • Marxism and the Stateby Dr Paul Wetherly

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00

    Paul Wetherly provides a restatement and defence of the classical Marxist theory of the state, developing an analytical approach that draws on G.A. Cohen's functional interpretation of Marx's theory of history. Instrumentalist and structuralist arguments are conceived as related causal mechanisms within the functional approach, and the principle of... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Hannah Arendtby Dana Villa

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 32.00

    A distinguished team of contributors examines the primary themes of Arendt's multi-faceted thought. more...

  • Hannah Arendt and International Relationsby Jr. Anthony F. Lang; John Williams

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 36.00

    Hannah Arendt's approach to politics focuses on action and conduct, rather than institutions, constitutions, and states. In light of Arendtian conceptions of politics, essays in this book challenge conventional IR theories. more...