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  • Die Antipolitischenby Jacques de Saint Victor; Michael Halfbrodt; Raymond Geuss

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2015; US$ 7.27

    Politikverdrossenheit und Misstrauen gegenüber Politikern hat in den westlichen Demokratien ein beachtliches Ausmaß angenommen. Gewählt werden häufig Personen und Bewegungen, die sich als »antipolitisch« verstehen, wie der italienische Ex-Komiker Beppe Grillo mit seiner Anti-Partei »Fünf-Sterne-Bewegung«. In seinem Blog plädiert Grillo für totale Transparenz... more...

  • Arendt Contra Sociologyby Philip Walsh

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Arendt Contra Sociology re-assesses the relationship between Hannah Arendt's work and the theoretical foundations of sociology, bringing her insights to bear on key themes within contemporary theoretical sociology. Departing from the view of Arendt as a political theorist who sought to rescue politics from society, and political theory from the... more...

  • Turning Operationsby Mary Dietz

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    Through the re-interpretation of influential thinkers such as Arendt, Weil, Beauvoir and Habermas, Mary G. Dietz weds the concerns of demcratic thought with that of feminist political theory, demonstrating how important feminist theory has become to democratic thinking more generally. Bringing together fifteen years of commentary on critical debates,... more...

  • Jean-Jacques Rousseauby Merle L. Perkins

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In this study, Merle L. Perkins links individual freedom with national power in offering a close reading of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's major texts. He sees in Rousseau's thought an extreme tension and interdependence between the idiosyncrasy of nonconforming character and an almost obsessive concern with the external pressures operating on the state.... more...

  • Torchbearer of Freedomby Carl B. Cone

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    A bronze inscription in the public library of Bridgend calls Richard Price "Philosopher. Preacher. Actuary. Cfaill Dynolryw" [Friend of Humanity]. He was all these and something more. Son of a Welsh Presbyterian of Calvinistic leaning, Richard Price was educated for the ministry. That he belonged in the best of Dissenting tradition was exhibited at... more...

  • Legalität ohne Legitimität?by Rüdiger Voigt

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99

    Die liberale Demokratie leidet unter ihrem Legitimitätsdefizit. Die formalen Regeln der Legalität werden zwar eingehalten. Das Grundvertrauen der Menschen in die Legitimität der Herrschaft kann damit jedoch nicht (wieder-) hergestellt werden. Einem dramatischen Ansehensverlust der Politik steht die wachsende Entfremdung zwischen Herrschenden und Beherrschten... more...

  • John Rawls and Christian Social Engagementby Greg Forster; Anthony B. Bradley; Matthew Arbo; Hunter Baker; Jerome C. Foss; Daniel Kelly; Joseph Knippenberg; Bryan McGraw; Matthew Parks; Karen Taliaferro; John Addison Teevan; Micah Watson

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99

    In this book, leading Christian political thinkers and practitioners critique the Rawlsian concepts of ?justice as fairness? and ?public reason? from the perspective of Christian political theory and practice. It provides a new level of analysis from Christian perspectives, including implications for such hot topics as the culture war. ... 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...

  • 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...

  • Michael A. Weinsteinby Robert L. Oprisko; Diane Rubenstein

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book is a major reassessment of Michael Weinstein?s political philosophy. It situates his singular contribution, designated as "critical vitalism," in the context of both canonical American and contemporary continental theory. Weinstein is presented as a philosopher of life and as an American Nietzsche. Yet the contributors also persuasively... more...