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  • The A to Z of Human Rights and Humanitarian Organizationsby Edward S. Mihalkanin; Robert F. Gorman

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.50

    The A to Z of Human Rights and Humanitarian Organizations follows major new developments in the arena of human rights since its publication, including the emergence of terrorism and international responses to it; the establishment of an international criminal court; the evolution of regional human rights bodies in Africa, Europe, and Latin America;... more...

  • Against Throne and Altarby Paul A. Rahe

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 28.00

    Examines the political thinking of four men - John Milton, Marchamont Nedham, James Harrington, and Thomas Hobbes. more...

  • Alexis de Tocquevilleby Hugh Brogan

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 19.98

    As the son of a noble family which was nearly wiped out in the Revolution and as an ambitious politician during the July Monarchy and the Second Republic, Alexis de Tocqueville had a front seat at the revolutionary drama of his time. In 1831 Tocqueville made the famous voyage to the United States which led to his masterpiece, Democracy in America... more...

  • The Allegiance of Thomas Hobbesby Jeffrey R. Collins

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 57.99

    The Allegiance of Thomas Hobbes offers a new interpretation of Thomas Hobbes's response to the English Revolution. By focusing on his religious thought, it debunks the standard view of him as a royalist, and recovers his sympathies with the religious projects of the 1640s and 1650s. This reinterpretation culminates with an exploration of Hobbes's surprising... more...

  • Ambivalenzen der Ordnungby Julia Schulze Wessel; Christian Volk; Samuel Salzborn

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 23.62

    Es besteht kein Zweifel, dass Hannah Arendt den klassischen republikanischen Tugenden des bürgerschaftlichen Engagements, der Partizipation und des politischen Handelns in ihrem Werk eine gewichtige Bedeutung verliehen hat. Ihr politisches Denken lebt von öffnenden Begriffen wie der Natalität, dem Anfang, der Pluralität, der Spontaneität oder der Freiheit... more...

  • Arendt and Adornoby Lars Rensmann; Samir Gandesha

    Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 24.95

    The first comparative study of two of the most influential political philosophers and theorists of the twentieth century, Hannah Arendt and Theodor W. Adorno, this book reconstructs affinities and tensions between the two thinkers and shows their relevance for political theory and philosophy in our time. more...

  • Arendt and Heideggerby Dana Villa

    Princeton University Press 1995; US$ 52.50 US$ 47.77

    Theodor Adorno once wrote an essay to "defend Bach against his devotees." In this book Dana Villa does the same for Hannah Arendt, whose sweeping reconceptualization of the nature and value of political action, he argues, has been covered over and domesticated by admirers (including critical theorists, communitarians, and participatory democrats)... more...

  • Bayle: Political Writingsby Bayle; Sally L. Jenkinson

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 40.00

    Sally L. Jenkinson selects, translates and edits a major edition of a key European thinker. more...

  • The Beginnings of Political Economyby Jürgen Backhaus

    Springer US 2008; US$ 183.38

    These eleven essays on Johann Heinrich Gottlob von Justi's concepts of the modern economy reflect both his life and professional work. They focus on his ideas on economics and social sciences. The aspects of his biography that led to the development of his economic thought make for fascinating reading. more...

  • Bentham and Bureaucracyby L. J. Hume

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 48.00

    An examination of Bentham's programme for the executive and judicial branches of government. more...