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  • A Political Biography of Thomas Paineby W A Speck

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Speck's biography examines Paine's work afresh, in light of new thinking about the role of religion in the formation of his political ideology, and also places Paine within the recently-developed context of 'Atlantic History'. more...

  • Eqbal Ahmadby Stuart Schaar

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    Eqbal Ahmad (1930?1999) was a bold and original activist, journalist, and theorist who brought uncommon perspective to the rise of militant Islam, the conflict in Kashmir, U.S. involvement in Vietnam, and Cold War geopolitics. A long-time friend and intellectual collaborator of Ahmad, Stuart Schaar presents in this book previously unseen materials... more...

  • On Schmitt and Spaceby Claudio Minca; Rory Rowan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book represents the first comprehensive study of the influential German legal and political thinker Carl Schmitt?s spatial thought, offering the first systematic examination from a Geographic perspective of one of the most important political thinkers of the twentieth century. It charts the development of Schmitt?s spatial thinking from his... more...

  • Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker: Major Texts on Politics and Peace Researchby Ulrich Bartosch

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    This book offers a collection of texts by Carl Friedrich von Weizsaecker (1912-2007), a major German universal scientist who was also a pioneer in physics, philosophy, religion on issues of politics and peace research. He worked with Werner Heisenberg and Otto Hahn in the German ?Uranverein?, obtained a patent for plutonium during World War II and... more...

  • Glaube, Gewissen, Freiheitby Christoph Böhr; Philipp W. Hildmann; Johann Christian Koecke

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 54.99

    ?John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton (1834 bis 1902) war Historiker und Publizist. Er zählt zu den bedeutendsten Liberalen in Europa. Als Geschichtsschreiber der Freiheit beschäftigte ihn zeit seines Lebens die Frage nach dem philosophischen und politischen Leitbild im Denken und Handeln der Europäer. Fragen, die er als Politiker und Publizist stellte,... more...

  • John Stuart Mill and Representative Governmentby Dennis F. Thompson

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 36.95 US$ 29.56

    Although Mill regarded Considerations on Representative Government as a mature statement of his theory of democracy, critics have tended to treat it less seriously than most of his other major works. Dennis Thompson argues that this neglect has led to inadequate interpretations of Mill's thought on democracy. Drawing where appropriate on other writings... more...

  • The Political Philosophy of Rousseauby Roger D. Masters

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 70.00 US$ 56.00

    This book is intended as an equivalent to or substitute for that "more reflective reading" which Rousseau considered essential to an understanding of his ideas. It is designed to complement perusal of the texts themselves, and the arrangement is such that chapters on each of Rousseau's major writings can be consulted separately or the commentary may... more...

  • Hegel's Retreat from Eleusisby George Armstrong Kelly

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 39.95 US$ 31.96

    Concentrating on Hegel's political philosophy, George Armstrong Kelly pursues three lines of inquiry. The first is the broad question of the connection of philosophy, politics, and history within Hegel's system of thought. Second, the author explores Hegel's relationship with his surrounding political culture and his rejection of aestheticism for... more...

  • Hannah Arendt and the Limits of Total Dominationby Michal Aharony

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Responding to the increasingly influential role of Hannah Arendt?s political philosophy in recent years,? Hannah Arendt and the Limits of Total Domination: The Holocaust, Plurality, and Resistance , critically engages with Arendt?s understanding of totalitarianism. According to Arendt, the main goal of totalitarianism was total domination; namely,... more...

  • Giovanni Gentile and the State of Contemporary Constructivismby James Wakefield

    Andrews UK 2015; US$ 22.49

    This book presents Giovanni Gentile’s actual idealism as a radical constructivist doctrine for use in moral theory. The first half describes the moral theory that Gentile explicitly identifies with actual idealism, according to which all thinking, rather than an exclusive domain of ‘practical reason’, has a moral character. It is argued... more...