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Purpose, functions, and relations of the state

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  • The Night Malcolm X Spoke at the Oxford Unionby Stephen Tuck

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 23.95

    Less than three months before he was assassinated, Malcolm X spoke at the Oxford Union?the most prestigious student debating organization in the United Kingdom. The Oxford Union regularly welcomed heads of state and stars of screen and served as the training ground for the politically ambitious offspring of Britain?s better classes. Malcolm X, by contrast,... more...

  • Nonsense upon Stilts (Routledge Revivals)by Jeremy Waldron

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    In Nonsense upon Stiltsł first published in 1987, Waldron includes and discusses extracts from three classic critiques of the idea of natural rights embodied in the 1789 Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen. Each text is prefaced by an historical introduction and an analysis of its main themes. The collection as a whole in introduced... more...

  • Justification and Critiqueby Rainer Forst

    Wiley 2014; US$ 69.95

    Rainer Forst develops a critical theory capable of deciphering the deficits and potentials inherent in contemporary political reality. This calls for a perspective which is immanent to social and political practices and at the same time transcends them. Forst regards society as a whole as an ‘order of justification’ comprising complexes... more...

  • Liberty in the Modern State (Works of Harold J. Laski)by Harold J. Laski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    Updated to take into account the post-war political landscape, this book, consisting of some undelivered lectures originally dating from 1929, discusses the meaning and place of liberty and freedom in a global post-war context. † † more...

  • The Big Autism Cover-Upby Anne Dachel

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95

    An unflinching look at the truth behind the media?s lies about autism. Autism now affects 2 percent of US children. A once rare disorder is now so common that everyone knows someone with an affected child. Yet neither mainstream doctors nor government officials can tell the American public what is behind the staggering rise in diagnoses. The... more...

  • The Rise of European Liberalism (Works of Harold J. Laski)by Harold J. Laski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    A valuable piece of intellectual history, readable in its own terms, this volume, beginning with the Renaissance and the Reformation, traces the growth of Liberal doctrine until the advent of the French Revolution. It shows the relation of Liberalism to the new economic system, and the impact of this upon science, philosophy and literature. The book... more...

  • Liberal Thought in the Eastern Mediterraneanby Christoph Schumann

    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...

  • On Libertyby John Stuart Mill

    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...

  • Kritik des Neoliberalismusby Christoph Butterwegge

    Springer Fachmedien 2008; US$ 19.99

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