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- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 44.00
"The picture of Hume clinging timidly to a raft of custom and artifice, because, poor skeptic, he has no alternative, is wrong," writes John Stewart. "Hume was confident that by experience and reflection philosophers can achieve true principles." In this revisionary work Stewart surveys all of David Hume's major writings to reveal him as a liberal... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 37.95
Martin Carnoy clarifies the important contemporary debate on the social role of an increasingly complex State. He analyzes the most recent recasting of Marxist political theories in continental Europe, the Third World, and the United States; sets the new theories in a context of past thinking about the State; and argues for the existence of a major... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
A major contributor to twentieth-century philosophy, British-born thinker Bertrand Russell is credited as one of the key figures in the founding of the field of analytic philosophy. Throughout his life, he flirted with liberal schools of thought such as socialism and pacifism. In the essays collected in Political Ideals, Russell subjects these concepts... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99
This book examines how the work of a revolutionary writer such as Frantz Fanon might be best appropriated for contemporary political and cultural issues. Reviewing the field of ?Fanon studies? in relation to his contemporaries as well as modern contexts, this book will be of interest to scholars and students across a wide range of disciplines. ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
For over one hundred and fifty years G.W.F. Hegel?s ghost has haunted theoretical understanding and practice.? His opponents first, and later his defenders, have equally defined their programs against and with his.? In this way Hegel?s political thought has both situated and displaced modern political theorizing. This book takes the reception of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
A comprehensive reassessment of the relevance of Gramsci?s theory and practice at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Whilst commentaries on Antonio Gramsci and arguments surrounding his political and intellectual legacy have proliferated, little attention has been hitherto directed to linking the connections and contentions between Political... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 240.00
First published in 1977 this book is both expository and critical and concentres on Hobbes' ethical and political theory, but also considering the effect on these of his metaphysics. Updated, with a new preface especially for this re-issue, which brings together recent scholarship on Hobbes, a particular useful feature of the book is the new, critical... more...
- 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...
- Thunder Bay Press 2014; US$ 4.99
Thomas Paine is one of history?s most renowned thinkers and was indispensible to both the American and French revolutions. The three works included, Common Sense , The Rights of Man , and The Age of Reason , are among his most famous publications. Paine is probably best known for his hugely popular pamphlet, Common Sense , which swayed public... more...