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  • Republicby Plato; G. M. A. Grube; C. D. C. Reeve

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1992; US$ 10.95

    The revised edition of Grube's classic translation follows and furthers Grube's noted success in combining fidelity to Plato’s text with natural readability, while reflecting the fruits of new scholarship and insights into Plato's thought since publication of the first edition in 1974. A new introduction, index, and bibliography by Professor Reeve... more...

  • Justiceby Michael J. Sandel

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 11.20

    Michael J. Sandel shows how a surer grasp of philosophy can help us to make sense of politics, morality, and our own convictions. more...

  • Discourse on the Origin of Inequalityby Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Donald A. Cress; James Miller

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1992; US$ 8.95

    Donald Cress's highly regarded translation, based on the critical Pléiade edition of 1964, is here issued with a lively introduction by James Miller, who brings into sharp focus the cultural and intellectual milieu in which Rousseau operated. This new edition includes a select bibliography, a note on the text, a translator’s note, and Rousseau’s... more...

  • Rousseau: The Basic Political Writingsby Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Donald A. Cress; David Wootton

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 12.50

    This substantially revised new edition of Rousseau: The Basic Political Writings features a brilliant new Introduction by David Wootton, a revision by Donald A. Cress of his own 1987 translation of Rousseau's most important political writings, and the addition of Cress' new translation of Rousseau's State of ?War . New footnotes, headnotes, and... more...

  • Leviathanby Thomas Hobbes; Edwin Curley

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1994; US$ 14.95

    Designed to meet the needs of both student and scholar, this edition of Leviathan offers a brilliant introduction by Edwin Curley, modernized spelling and punctuation of the text, and the inclusion, along with historical and interpretive notes, of the most significant variants between the English version of 1651 and the Latin version of 1668. A... more...

  • The Vocation Lecturesby Weber Max; Owen David

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2004; US$ 13.50

    Originally published separately, Weber's "Science as a Vocation" and "Politics as a Vocation" stand as the classic formulations of his positions on two related subjects that go to the heart of his thought: the nature and status of science and its claims to authority; and the nature and status of political claims and the ultimate justification for such... more...

  • The Philosophy of Social Scienceby Martin Hollis

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 30.00

    An introduction to the philosophy of social science from a well-known author. more...

  • Crime and Culpabilityby Larry Alexander; Kimberly Kessler Ferzan; Stephen J. Morse

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 30.00

    This book presents a comprehensive theory of a culpability-based criminal law. more...

  • Vindication of the Rights of Womanby Mary Wollstonecraft

    The Floating Press 1792; US$ 4.99 US$ 4.34

    Mary Wollstonecraft wrote Vindication of the Rights of Woman in response to public debate and discussion about the education of women. She argues that women should be educated according to their station, and that they could be more than mere wives to their husbands and educators to their children. The text is one of the earliest works of feminist philosophy. more...

  • Voter Turnoutby Meredith Rolfe

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 22.00

    This book combines positive political theory, social network research and computational modeling, explaining why some people are more likely to vote than others. more...