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Purpose, functions, and relations of the state

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  • A Theory of Freedomby Stanley I. Benn

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 60.00

    This book is a major contribution to the study of the philosophy of action, moral philosophy, and political philosophy. more...

  • The New Liberalismby Avital Simhony; D. Weinstein

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 36.00

    Essays on new liberalism demonstrate that liberalism can accommodate community, rights and liberty. more...

  • The State and Justiceby Milton Fisk

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 68.00

    This book offers a political theory combining elements from the Marxist and liberal traditions. more...

  • Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes Peer Reviews: Cayman Islands 2010: Phase 1by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 33.00

    The Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes is the multilateral framework within which work in the area of tax transparency and exchange of information is carried out by over 90 jurisdictions which participate in the work of the Global Forum on an equal footing. The Global Forum is charged with in-depth monitoring... more...

  • Natural Rights and the New Republicanismby Michael P. Zuckert

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 60.00

    In Natural Rights and the New Republicanism , Michael Zuckert proposes a new view of the political philosophy that lay behind the founding of the United States. In a book that will interest political scientists, historians, and philosophers, Zuckert looks at the Whig or opposition tradition as it developed in England. He argues that there were, in... more...

  • The Globalization of Liberalismby Eivind Hovden; Edward Keene

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 160.00

    The Globalization of Liberalism demonstrates that liberalism is more deeply embedded in the structure of modern international political and economic order than is usually realised, and that at present there is a contested process of the 'globalization of liberalism'. As well as exploring liberalism's usefulness for understanding how international... more...

  • The Reactionary Mindby Corey Robin

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 13.99

    Tracing conservatism back to its roots in the reaction against the French Revolution, Corey Robin argues that the right is fundamentally inspired by a hostility to emancipating the lower orders. Written by a keen, highly regarded observer of the contemporary political scene, The Reactionary Mind ranges widely, from Edmund Burke to Antonin Scalia,... more...

  • Liberalism and Human Sufferingby Asma Abbas

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    A materialist critique of the politics, poetics and economics of suffering in liberalism that argues for attention to the labour of suffering of the victim in many well-meaning but flawed politics of redress, and imagines forms of representation, solidarity and justice that better honour the history and materiality of this labour. more...

  • Menschenwürde und personale Autonomieby Michael Quante

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2010; US$ 14.31

    Michael Quante befaßt sich in diesem Buch mit allen Aspekten der modernen Biotechnologien von der Stammzellforschung bis zur Sterbehilfe und fragt nach den Folgen, die sich aus ihnen für den Erhalt der demokratischen Werte ergeben (Autonomie, Freiheit, Gleichheit, etc.). Solange man in der Frage, was den Lebenswissenschaften auf dem Felde des Erwerbs... more...

  • Über die Freiheitby John S Mill

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2009; US$ 11.45

    In diesem Essay von 1859, seinem Hauptwerk, streitet John Stuart Mill für das Recht jedes einzelnen, seine Überzeugungen frei zu bilden und das eigene Leben nach diesen Überzeugungen frei zu gestalten. Für ihn gibt es daher nur einen Grund, der es Staat und Gesellschaft erlaubt, dieses Recht auf individuelle Selbstbestimmung zu beschneiden, und den... more...