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  • Compensatory Justiceby John W. Chapman

    NYU Press 1991; US$ 75.00

    This Major Reference series brings together a wide range of key international articles in law and legal theory. Many of these essays are not readily accessible, and their presentation in these volumes will provide a vital new resource for both research and teaching. Each volume is edited by leading international authorities who explain the significance... more...

  • Virtueby John W. Chapman

    NYU Press 1992; US$ 27.00

    In the United States, there exists increasing uneasiness about the predominance of self-interest in both public and private life, growing fear about the fragmentation and privatization of American society, mounting concerns about the effects of institutionsranging from families to schools to the mediaon the character of young people, and a renewed... more...

  • Markets and Justiceby John W. Chapman

    NYU Press 1989; US$ 60.00

    In this thirty-first annual volume in the American Society of Legal and Political Philosophy's NOMOS series, entitled Markets and Justice , a number of distinguished authors consider a variety of topics in the area where economics, philosophy, and political science join paths. Included are essays such as "Contractarian Method, Private Property,... more...

  • Process and Pattern in Cultureby John W. Chapman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    This festschrift commemorates Julian H. Steward. The essays were contributed by former students, colleagues, and other anthropologists whose research or thinking has been influenced by him. There was no preconceived attempt to give the volume any greater sense of unity or to impose upon the contributors any restrictions as to subject matter. On the... more...

  • Equalityby John W. Chapman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Equality--the battle cry of the French Revolution--has come to be accepted as everyone's birthright today. But what is equality? Is it a chimera in a world manifestly still abounding in inequality among individuals, nations, and races? To this eternally fascinating subject, eighteen outstanding political scientists, jurists, and philosophers address... more...

  • Voluntary Associationsby John W. Chapman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    A vast and complicated array of subject matter is subjected to analysis, comment, and speculation by fifteen contributors representing three separate but contiguous disciplines. Their approaches are as various as one would expect. One is concerned with the bonds that hold associations together, and another with the tendency for the private to become... more...

  • Democratic Communityby John W. Chapman; Ian Shapiro

    NYU Press 1995; US$ 26.00

    A state-of-the-art meditation on relations, theoretical and practical, among a familiar triad of themes: comunitarianism, liberalism, and democracy. -- American Political Science Review A collection of distinguished contributors, from a wide range of disciplines, examine the implications of the resurgence of interest in community. The chapters... more...

  • Criminal Justiceby Ronald Pennock; John W. Chapman

    NYU Press 1985; US$ 85.00

    This, the twenty-seventh volume in the annual series of publications by the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy, features a number of distinguised contributors addressing the topic of criminal justice. Part I considers "The Moral and Metaphysical Sources of the Criminal Law," with contributions by Michael S. Moore, Lawrence Rosen,... more...

  • Due Processby Ronald Pennock; John W. Chapman

    NYU Press 1977; US$ 60.00

    Human Nature in Politics brings the competences and perspectives of law, philosophy and political science to bear on an imporant subject seldom treated at book length. The subject of human nature in politics is as old as systematic thought about politics. Out of favor for a period in modern times, it is now once more the subject of attention by... more...

  • Majorities and Minoritiesby John W. Chapman; Alan Wertheimer

    NYU Press 1990; US$ 85.00

    In this thirty-second annual volume in the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy's NOMOS series, entitled Majorities and Minorities , thirteen distinguished contributors consider a diverse selection of topics. Included are essays on legitimacy of the majority, the utilitarian view of majoritarianism, majorities and elections, pluralism... more...