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  • Kompetenz oder Bildungby Bernd Lederer

    tredition 2015; US$ 2.78

    Bildung ist ein allgegenwärtiger Begriff. Investitionen in Bildung gelten als unverzichtbare Voraussetzung für individuelles wie gesellschaftliches Wohlergehen. Doch was bedeutet Bildung bzw. gebildet sein eigentlich genau? Welche menschlichen Qualitäten, welche Eigenschaften und Kenntnisse werden mit dem Begriff Bildung bezeichnet oder sollten vielmehr... more...

  • Postliberalismusby Felix Böttger

    Campus Verlag 2014; Not Available

    Die Unterscheidung zwischen »der Politik« und »dem Politischen« ist eines der großen Themen in der zeitgenössischen politischen Philosophie. Mit dem Streit darüber, was »Politik« ist, entstand auch eine aktuelle Form der Liberalismuskritik. Felix Böttger prüft deren Argumente und kommt zu dem Schluss, dass die moderne Liberalismuskritik immer im Horizont... more...

  • Die Angst vor dem Fremdenby Erhard Oeser

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2015; Not Available

    Warum fürchten wir das Fremde, warum lehnen wir Fremde ab? Xenophobie - sie begleitet die Menschheit von Anbeginn. In ihrer eingehegten Form kann sie konstitutiv für Gruppen, Gesellschaften, Staaten sein. In ihrer aggressiven Form führt sie immer wieder zu Exzessen. Erhard Oeser untersucht die Fremdenfeindschaft vom Beginn der Menschheitsgeschichte... more...

  • Liberalism and Pluralismby Richard Bellamy

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95

    In Liberalism and Pluralism the author explores the challenges conflicting values, interests and identities pose to liberal democracy. Richard Bellamy illustrates his criticism and proposals by reference to such topical issues as the citizens charter, constitutional reform, the Rushdie affair and the development of the European Union. more...

  • Nature and Libertyby Dr John Zvesper; John Zvesper

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    Liberal democracy, it has been claimed, stands at the end of history. But there are hidden internal strains that could threaten its fabric. Nature and Liberty explores three of the most important practical problems of modern liberal politics - those connected with ethnicity and race, sex and the family, and bureaucratized government. The author traces... more...

  • Tocqueville's Political and Moral Thoughtby M.R.R Ossewaarden

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Globalization of Human Rightsby Jean-Marc Coicaud; Michael W. Doyle; Anne-Marie Gardner

    United Nations University Press 2003; US$ 26.95

    This work focuses on the imperatives of justice at the national, regional, and international levels through an analysis of civil, political, economic, and social rights. more...

  • Handbook of Intergenerational Justiceby J. Tremmel

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 60.00

    This Handbook provides a detailed overview of various issues related to intergenerational justice. Comprising articles written by a distinguished group of scholars from the international scientific community, the Handbook is divided into two main thematic sections ? foundations and definitions of intergenerational justice and institutionalization of... more...

  • Invasion of Privacyby Kevin M. Keenan

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 55.00

    An analysis of one of the most revered rights of peoples and cultures around the world - privacy. It chronicles the most pressing privacy issues and dilemmas from around the world from the 17th century to today. more...

  • Beyond Individualismby Jack Crittenden

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 144.99

    An examination of the debate in political theory about the true concept of human nature. The author argues that current concepts of the liberal and communitarian self are unacceptable, and draws upon recent psychological research to develop a theory of compound individuality. more...