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  • Wissensformen und Wissensnormen des ZusammenLebensby Ottmar Ette

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    The purpose of the essays collected in this volume is to advance the discussion about "life knowledge" (Lebenswissen) and to point the way toward new horizons for current and future thinking and action in literary and cultural studies. This broad research field encompasses a wide range of elements: European, non-European, philological, and philosophical... more...

  • The Substance of Truthby Tolu Olorunda

    Springer 2012; US$ 39.95

    Tolu Olorunda is a cultural critic whose work has regularly appeared on Alternet, Black Commentator, CounterPunch, TruthOut, and several other publications including ColorLines magazine, The Nation magazine, and Wiretap magazine. His book, The Substance of Truth, takes a frank look into what has become of a society that touts grand and lofty ideals... more...

  • Cavour e Bismarckby Gian Enrico Rusconi; Friederike Hausmann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 42.00

    Otto von Bismarck and Camillo Cavour were the founders of the German and Italian nation states. Gian Enrico Rusconi shows how Bismarck promoted the creation of the nation state with the help of the Prussian army despite opposition from the Bundestag, and how Cavour used the support of the Piedmont parliament and French Emperor Napoleon III for the... more...

  • Failing Liberty 101by William Damon

    Hoover Institution Press 2011; US$ 14.99

    The author argues that we are failing to prepare today's young people to be responsible American citizens—to the detriment of their life prospects and those of liberty in the United States of the future. He identifies the problems—the declines in civic purpose and patriotism, crises of faith, cynicism, self-absorption, ignorance, indifference to the... more...

  • Moral Images of Freedomby Drucilla Cornell

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 25.99

    Moral Images of Freedom resurrects the Kantian project of affirmative political philosophy and traces its oft-forgotten influences found in thinkers like Martin Heidegger, Ernst Cassirer, Frantz Fanon, and Walter Benjamin. As a whole the book attempts to respond to nihilistic claims about the empty purpose of critical theory in a world so utterly... more...

  • Forms of Justiceby Daniel A. Bell; Avner de-Shalit

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 38.99

    A distinguished group of political philosophers takes Miller's theory as a starting point and debates whether justice takes one form or many. Drawing real world implications from theories of justice and examining in depth social justice, national justice, and global justice, this book falls on the cutting edge of the latest developments in political... more...

  • Die Kunst des Human Hackingby Christopher Hadnagy

    Verlagsgruppe Hüthig Jehle Rehm 2012; US$ 28.34

    Dieses Buch ist mehr als eine Sammlung cooler Stories, toller Hacks oder abgefahrener Ideen. Wissenschaftlich fundiert (dabei höchst unterhaltsam), stellt es das weltweit erste Framework für Social Engineering vor, auf dessen Grundlage der Autor genau analysiert, geradezu seziert, was einen guten Social Engineer ausmacht. Mit praktischen Ratschlägen... more...

  • Die politische Idee der Integration.by Burkhard Wilk

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 29.73

    Hauptbeschreibung Burkhard Wilk spricht sich in seiner politisch-philosophischen Schrift für eine Integrationspolitik aus, die sich an einem Integrationsbegriff orientiert, der mit der abstrakten Vernunft übereinstimmt. Im Mittelpunkt seiner Darstellung steht das in unserem ethischen Gesellschaftsvertrag vereinbarte Wertesystem, welches durch den... more...

  • In Verantwortung für das Leben.by Rolf Kramer

    Duncker & Humblot 2009; US$ 66.32

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Mensch ist nicht der Schöpfer dieser Welt. Aber er gestaltet sie mit. Menschliches Leben vollzieht sich nicht nur im Blick auf die Erhaltung des Menschen. Es muss zugleich das tierische und pflanzliche Leben mit bedenken, wenn es um die Wahrnehmung von Leben und um die Verantwortung dafür geht. Aber natürlich haben sich die... more...