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  • 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...

  • Second Treatise of Governmentby John Locke; C. B. Macpherson

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1980; US$ 7.50

    The Second Treatise is one of the most important political treatises ever written and one of the most far-reaching in its influence. In his provocative 15-page introduction to this edition, the late eminent political theorist C. B. Macpherson examines Locke's arguments for limited, conditional government, private property, and right of revolution... more...

  • John Stuart Mill and Representative Governmentby Dennis F. Thompson

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 36.95 US$ 33.62

    Although Mill regarded Considerations on Representative Government as a mature statement of his theory of democracy, critics have tended to treat it less seriously than most of his other major works. Dennis Thompson argues that this neglect has led to inadequate interpretations of Mill's thought on democracy. Drawing where appropriate on other writings... more...

  • Neoclassical Realism, the State, and Foreign Policyby Steven E. Lobell; Norrin M. Ripsman; Jeffrey W. Taliaferro

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 32.00

    This book argues that the internal dynamics of states affect their foreign policies, as well as the nature of the international system. more...

  • Politicsby Aristotle; C. D. C. Reeve

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1998; US$ 14.95

    No other English-language translation comes close to the standard of accuracy and readability set here by Reeve. This volume provides the reader with more of the resources needed to understand Aristotle's argument than any other edition. An introductory essay by Reeve situates Politics in Aristotle's overall thought and offers an engaging critical... more...

  • The Rise and Decline of the Stateby Martin van Creveld

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 33.00

    This unique volume traces the history of the state from its beginnings to the present day. more...

  • On Libertyby John Stuart Mill; Elizabeth Rapaport

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1978; US$ 5.95

    Contents include a selected bibliography and an editor's Introduction broken into two sections. The first section provides a brief sketch of the historical, social, and biographical context in which Mill wrote and the second traces the central line of argument in the text to aid in the comprehension of the essay's structure, method, and major... more...

  • Locke: Political Writingsby John Locke; David Wootton

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 13.50

    John Locke's Second Treatise of Government (c. 1681) is perhaps the key founding liberal text. A Letter Concerning Toleration , written in 1685 (a year when a Catholic monarch came to the throne of England and Louis XVI unleashed a reign of terror against Protestants in France), is a classic defense of religious freedom. Yet many of Locke's other... more...

  • Elite configurations at the apex of powerby M. Dogan

    BRILL 2003; US$ 74.00

    This text focuses on the interpenetration between various types of elites: politicians, owners of capital, corporate managers, higher state administrators, directors of public enterprises, controllers of media, military officers and the civic-cultural establishment. ; more...

  • Rethinking Governanceby Stephen Bell; Andrew Hindmoor

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 58.00

    This book seeks to make key developments in political science relevant to discussions about governance. more...