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  • Political Thought of Hume and his Contemporaries vol 2by 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 Contemporaries vol 1by 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. Weinstein: Action, Contemplation, Vitalismby Robert L. Oprisko; Diane Rubenstein

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book explores the oeuvre of Michael Weinstein, one of the greatest political philosophers in contemporary American and continental thought. The essays are divided between inspirational pieces that illuminate the links between Weinstein and authors within the canon of political theory and reflective pieces that use Weinstein's substantial writings... more...

  • Britain and the Bestandstwistenby Eric Platt

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 67.08

    Eric Platt examines British participation in the Dutch religious and political disputes of the early 17th century (the Bestandstwisten) and its significant impact on both countries. Although the disputes began over predestination, they quickly took on political overtones as the two sides, the Remonstrants (Arminians) and Contra-Remonstrants, vehemently... more...

  • Reflections on Americaby Claus Offe

    Wiley 2014; US$ 59.95

    At a time when so many cracks have emerged within the imagined community of 'the West', this important new book, by one of the leading social scientists in Europe, examines the intellectual history of comparing Europe and the United States. Claus Offe considers the perspectives adopted by three of Europe's greatest social scientists - Alexis de Tocqueville,... more...

  • The Danger of Being a Gentleman (Works of Harold J. Laski)by Harold J. Laski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    An excellent and entertaining essayist, Laski?s volume deals with the issues of politics and law in Europe and American during the 1920s and 30s. It is unified by the concpetion of democracy as a society of equals sharing in a common good.   more...

  • A Grammar of Politics (Works of Harold J. Laski)by Harold J. Laski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 200.00

    Laski?s magnum opus , this volume outlines the history and functions of state institutions which (in the author?s view) are desirable for the effective functioning of a democracy. Topics discussed include: The necessity of government; state and society; rights and power; liberty and equality; property as a theory of industrial organisation; the nature... more...

  • An Introduction to Politics (Works of Harold J. Laski)by Harold J. Laski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 80.00

    This volume distils the themes expounded in A Grammar of Politics for the non-specialist reader. It is the best outline of Laski?s views in his transitional period. more...

  • The Foundations of Sovereignty (Works of Harold J. Laski)by Harold J. Laski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    This influential study, originally published in 1921, develops aspects of Laski's theory of the state, ideas he introduced in his first important publication, Authority in the Modern State (1919). According to Laski, the state is not a supreme entity; it is one association among many that must compete for the people's loyalty and obedience. more...

  • Second Treatise of Governmentby John Locke; Richard H. Cox

    Wiley 2014; US$ 11.95

    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...