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- The Floating Press 1909; US$ 4.99
At the time it was published in 1859, John Stuart Mill's On Liberty was a radical and controversial work; it argued for the right of individuals to possess freedom from the state in moral and economic matters. Mill declares that "Over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign", contrasting this with the "tyranny... more...
- Encounter Books 2015; US$ 25.99
The theme of The Great Divide is that the populations of the democratic world, from Boston to Berlin, Vancouver to Venice, are becoming increasingly divided from within, due to a growing ideological incompatibility between modern liberalism and conservatism. This is partly due to a complex mutation in the concept of liberal democracy itself, and... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 1.99
Do citizens have the right to act as if the government does not exist? That's the controversial question that British philosopher Herbert Spencer takes on in the thought-provoking essay "The Right to Ignore the State." In Spencer's view, the answer is a resounding "yes." Whether you're a die-hard libertarian or someone... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99
Montesinos? Legacy brings scholars together in honor of the 500 th anniversary of Dominican Antonio de Montesinos? famous sermon in defense of the rights of the indigenous Amerindians. The collection addresses the historical context for this sermon, but also the continued relevance of Montesinos today. more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 22.95
Why do powerful states like the U.S., U.K., China, and Russia repeatedly fail to meet their international legal obligations as defined by human rights instruments? How does global capitalism affect states’ ability to implement human rights, particularly in the context of global recession, state austerity, perpetual war, and environmental crisis?... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 152.00
This volume analyzes liberal thought in the Eastern Mediterranean since the late nineteenth century, highlighting its long-term and ongoing influence, and challenging the conventional wisdom that liberalism has no legitimate place in the region's intellectual discourse. By investigating the activities of diverse institutions, media, and personalities,... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
On Liberty is a philosophical work by 19th century English philosopher John Stuart Mill, first published in 1859. To the Victorian readers of the time it was a radical work, advocating moral and economic freedom of individuals from the state.Perhaps the most memorable point made by Mill in this work, and his basis for liberty, is that "Over himself,... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 31.56
Der 11. September 2001 hat die Welt verändert. Sowohl in den USA als auch in Deutschland haben die Terroranschläge die Menschen nachhaltig in Angst versetzt. Anhand einer Untersuchung von Meinungsumfragen wird gezeigt, dass dies die Bereitschaft der Bevölkerung, Einschränkungen von bürgerlichen Freiheiten zugunsten gesteigerter Sicherheitsbedingungen... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 22.00
In der Entwicklung von der Tradition zur Moderne sind die Chinesen nicht zuletzt durch westliches Gedankengut unterstützt worden. Sie haben in den letzten hundert Jahren zahllose gesellschaftspolitische Experimente unternommen, wobei Yan Fu (1854 -1921) als Übersetzer und Denker das chinesische Tor für westliches Gedankengut wie Evolutionstheorie,... more...