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  • Skepticism, Individuality, and Freedomby Bonnie Honig; David R. Mapel

    University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 84.00

    Major thinkers grapple with the challenge of this renowned liberal thinker. more...

  • The Skeptic's Oakeshottby Steven Anthony Gerencser

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 90.00

    The Skeptic's Oakeshott poses the thesis that Michael Oakeshott's political philosophy is best understood from the vantage point of his skepticism and his intellectual affinity to Hobbes, whose work he commented on extensively. Margaret Thatcher based much of her political philosophy on Oakeshott's theories, but Gerencser shows how she widely misinterpreted... more...

  • A Passion For Democracy -- Benjamin Constantby Tzvetan Todorov

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 25.95

    A subtle and humane exploration of Benjamin Constant, the 19th-century diarist, novelist, psychologist and political theorist -- the first French analyst of democracy. more...

  • The Lacanian Leftby Yannis Stavrakakis

    Edinburgh University Press 2007; US$ 119.40

    In recent years psychoanalysis – especially Lacanian theory – has been gradually acknowledged as a vital resource in the ongoing re-orientation of contemporary political theory and analysis. Of particular note is that the work of Jacques Lacan is increasingly being used by major political philosophers associated with the Left. This indicates... more...

  • Political Evil in a Global Ageby Patrick Hayden

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    This volume uses elements of Arendt?s theory to engage with four distinctive political problems connected with contemporary globalization: genocide, global poverty, refugees and the domination of the public realm by neoliberal economic globalization. more...

  • Reflections on Rawlsby Shaun P. Young

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 119.95

    The late John Rawls was one of the most inspiring, provocative and influential political philosophers of the twentieth century. In this collection a panel of distinguished political philosophers critically explore the intellectual legacy of Rawls. The essays herein engage Rawls's political theorizing from his earliest published writings in the... more...

  • Straussophobiaby Peter Minowitz

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 40.99

    Straussophobia is a detailed, diversity-oriented defense of Leo Strauss and his followers against the false and often malicious charges that have been leveled by Shadia Drury and other critics, including Tim Robbins, Anne Norton, Earl Shorris, and Nicholas Xenos. Devoting particular attention to Strauss's interpretations of Thucydides, Plato, Xenophon,... more...

  • The Rights of Manby Thomas Paine

    The Floating Press 2010; US$ 4.99

    Written in a fit of pique brought about by Edmund Burke's blistering attack of the French Revolution, Paine's The Rights of Man has come to be regarded as one of the most important works in the realm of Western political philosophy. In it, Paine contends that some rights that are granted through natural law, rather than by governments or constitutions.... more...

  • The Evolution of Modern Statesby Sven Steinmo

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 25.00

    The Evolution of Modern States, first published in 2010, examines the politics, history, and public policy of Sweden, Japan, and the United States. more...

  • Rediscovering Institutionsby James G. March

    Free Press 2010; US$ 19.99

    A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader. more...