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  • Locke: Two Treatises of Governmentby John Locke; Peter Laslett

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 16.00

    A revised 1988 version of Peter Laslett's acclaimed Two Treatises of Government, widely recognised as a classic text in the history of ideas. more...

  • Discourse on Inequalityby Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    The Floating Press 1910; US$ 4.99 US$ 4.34

    The searing indictment of man-made inequality in all its many forms that Rousseau offers in Discourse on Inequality is a must-read for philosophy buffs and supporters of social justice. This artfully composed argument sets forth the core elements of Rousseau's philosophical views, including his unique take on Hobbes' concept of nature and natural... more...

  • A Discourse Upon the Origin and the Foundation of the Inequality Among Mankindby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every part. ******************. Discourse on the Origin and Basis of Inequality Among Men (Discours sur l''origine et les fondements de l''inégalité parmi les hommes) is a book by the philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau.... more...

  • Leviathanby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete collection complemented by author biography. ******************. Leviathan, or The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil, commonly called Leviathan, is a book written by Thomas Hobbes which was published in 1651. It is titled after the biblical Leviathan. The book concerns... more...

  • Politik und Verfassungby Robert Chr. van Ooyen

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 41.93

    Verfassung und Recht gelten fast ausschließlich als Sache der Juristen. In diesem Buch wird dagegen die politikwissenschaftliche Analyse der Verfassung wieder aufgenommen, und es wird gezeigt, zu welch bedeutsamen Fragestellungen sie über den juristischen Diskurs hinaus gelangen kann. Die hier bearbeiteten Aspekte von Sollen und Sein, Macht und Demokratie,... more...

  • Lucid Mind, Intrepid Spiritby Lauren K. Hall; Paul Seaton; Peter Augustine Lawler; Carl Eric Scott

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 74.00

    This volume of essays explores the bases and significant aspects of the thought of the contemporary French philosopher, Chantal Delsol. It ranges from studies of her philosophical anthropology to her critique of international law, as well as on her thinking about the human person. An essay on the family enriches and illustrates the latter. A penetrating... more...

  • Zur kritischen Theorie der politischen Gesellschaftby Olaf Asbach; Rieke Schäfer; Veith Selk; Alexander Weiß; Kerstin Kock

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 55.58

    Der Band versammelt Beiträge, die aus Anlass des 65. Geburtstages von Michael Th. Greven verfasst worden sind. Im Zentrum steht dabei insbesondere die Diskussion der theoretischen und zeitdiagnostischen Potentiale der von Greven vorgelegten Theorie der „politischen Gesellschaft“. Die Beiträge gruppieren sich dabei um die folgenden Schwerpunkte: Zu... more...

  • Crisis of the Strauss Dividedby Harry V. Jaffa

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 59.50

    Harry V. Jaffa, one of Strauss’s most influential students and an ardent participant in the internal divisions among Straussians, brings together his key contributions to the battle to define Strauss’s legacy. The collection includes an important original essay, published here for the first time, “Straussian Geography: A Memoir and Commentary.”... more...

  • Politik und Kontingenzby Katrin Toens; Ulrich Willems

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 29.24

    Kontingenz als der Bereich des Unbestimmten, Ambivalenten und Möglichen wirft Fragen auf, die für Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften gleichermaßen relevant sind. Dennoch besteht ein gewisses Ungleichgewicht zwischen den Disziplinen. Kontingenz wird in der Politikwissenschaft weitaus weniger berücksichtigt als in Soziologie und Geschichtswissenschaft.... more...

  • Pragmatism and Political Theoryby Matthew Festenstein

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95 US$ 24.26

    This exciting new book is the first comprehensive and critical study of the relationship between the Pragmatist tradition and political theory. Festenstein develops his argument through a detailed and original reading of four key thinkers: John Dewey, Richard Rorty, Jurgen Habermas and Hilary Putnam. more...