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  • 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...

  • Politisches Handeln in der postmodernen Konstellationby Mareike Gebhardt

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 58.59

    In einer Welt perfekt deklinierter Individualität und Anonymität ist die Existenz als Bürger eigentlich verloren. Mit dieser Diagnose beginnt die demokratietheoretische Analyse des vorliegenden Buches, die sich im Dialog mit Hannah Arendt und Jürgen Habermas als eine Situationskritik des Politischen versteht. Der Logik des Diskurses folgend, geht die... more...

  • Nietzsche as Political Philosopherby Barry Stocker; Manuel Knoll

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    This volume establishes Nietzsche?s importance as a political philosopher. The introduction and eighteen chapters cover Nietzsche?s own political thought, its relation to ethics and morality, his methodology, the historical context, and his influence on subsequent thought. The book is essential reading for anyone concerned with Nietzsche, political... more...

  • Carl Schmittby Joseph J. Bendersky

    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...

  • Opinion and Reform in Hume's Political Philosophyby John B. Stewart

    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...

  • The State and Political Theoryby Martin Carnoy

    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...

  • Political Idealsby Bertrand Russell

    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...

  • Frantz Fanon and the Future of Cultural Politicsby Anthony C. Alessandrini

    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...

  • Hegel and the Metaphysical Frontiers of Political Theoryby Eric Lee Goodfield

    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...

  • Hobbesby D D Raphael; D. D. Raphael

    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...