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  • In Americaby Caitríona Perry

    Gill Books 2017; US$ 12.49

    As RTÉ’s Washington correspondent, Caitríona Perry has earned a reputation as a reliable source of truth as the world tries to make sense of the maelstrom of shocking headlines emanating from Donald Trump’s America. In her first book, she goes beyond the news reports and delves into the American heartland where she witnessed his rise at first hand,... more...

  • From Plural to Institutional Agencyby Kirk Ludwig

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 69.99

    Kirk Ludwig presents a philosophical account of institutional action, such as action by corporations and nation states. He argues that it can be fully understood in terms of the agency of individuals, and concepts derived from our understanding of individual action. He thus argues for a strong form of methodological individualism. more...

  • Who Should Die?by Bradley Jay Strawser; Ryan Jenkins; Michael Robillard

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 72.99

    This volume collects influential and groundbreaking philosophical work on killing in war. A "who's who" of contemporary scholars, this volume serves as a convenient and authoritative collection uniquely suited for university-level teaching and as a reference for ethicists, policymakers, stakeholders, and any student of the morality of war. more...

  • Political Theory and the Enlarged Mentalityby Stephen Acreman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    In this book, Stephen Acreman follows the development and reception of a hitherto under-analyzed concept central to modern and postmodern political theory: the Kantian ein erweiterte Denkungsart , or enlarged mentality. While the enlarged mentality plays a major role in a number of key texts underpinning contemporary democratic theory, including... more...

  • The Philosophy of Social Evolutionby Jonathan Birch

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 29.99

    From mitochondria to meerkats, the natural world is full of spectacular examples of social behaviour. Jonathan Birch explores how the three key explanatory ideas of social evolution theory - Hamilton's rule, kin selection, and inclusive fitness - can illuminate our understanding of the social world. more...

  • Normativity and Powerby Rainer Forst

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 38.99

    The English translation of Forst's Normativität und Macht (2015), this book continues to develop the author's account of the nature of social orders and their justifications by re-evaluating fundamental philosophical concepts such as 'reason' and 'power'. more...

  • Sociology through Relationby Christian Papilloud

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 95.58

    This book delivers a top-down understanding of relation as a macro-phenomenon in society. This understanding rests on the reconstruction of an ongoing debate in the French tradition about the purpose of a relational perspective in sociology and the social sciences. Christian Papilloud analyzes the cardinal steps of this debate, which historically... more...

  • Beyond Cosmopolitanismby Ananta Kumar Giri

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 129.92

    Considering the different traditions of cosmopolitan thinking and experimentation, this cutting edge volume examines the contemporary revival of cosmopolitanism as a response to the challenges of living in an interdependent world. Through a unique multidisciplinary approach, it takes the debate beyond the one-sided universalism of the Euro-American... more...

  • Stalin: From Theology to the Philosophy of Socialism in Powerby Roland Boer

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 102.75

    This book not only explicates Stalin’s thoughts, but thinks with and especially through Stalin. It argues that Stalin often thought at the intersections between theology and Marxist political philosophy – especially regarding key issues of socialism in power. Careful and sustained attention to Stalin’s written texts is the primary approach used.... more...

  • Critiquing Capitalism Todayby Frederick Harry Pitts

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.11

    This book critically introduces and compares two of the most compelling contemporary schools of Marxist thought: the German Neue Marx-Lekture , or New Reading of Marx, and Italian postoperaismo. In so doing, it radically updates our understanding of the key categories of Marx’s critique of political economy- including value, money, labour, class... more...