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  • Discourse on Political Economy and The Social Contractby Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Christopher Betts

    OUP Oxford 1999; US$ 5.99

    Censored in its own time, the Social Contract (1762) remains a key source of democratic belief and is one of the classics of political theory. It argues concisely but eloquently, that the basis of any legitimate society must be the agreement of its members. As humans we were `born free' and our subjection to government must be freely accepted.Rousseau... more...

  • Republicby Plato

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 14.09

    An authoritative new translation of Plato's The Republic by Christopher Rowe, with notes and an introduction. 'We set about founding the best city we could, because we could be confident that if it was good we would find justice in it' The Republic , Plato's masterwork, was first enjoyed 2,400 years ago and remains one of the... more...

  • The Grammar of Societyby Cristina Bicchieri

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 28.00

    In The Grammar of Society, first published in 2006, Cristina Bicchieri examines social norms, including fairness, cooperation, and reciprocity. 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...

  • The Analectsby Confucius; D. C. Lau

    Penguin Books Ltd 1979; US$ 12.68

    The Analects express a philosophy, or a moral code, by which Confucius, one of the most humane thinkers of all time, believed everyone should live. Upholding the ideals of wisdom, self-knowledge, courage and love of one's fellow man, he argued that the pursuit of virtue should be every individual's supreme goal. And, while following the Way, or the... more...

  • Republicby Plato; Robin Waterfield

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 5.99

    Republic is the central work of the Western world's most famous philosopher. Essentially an inquiry into morality, Republic also contains crucial arguments and insights into many other areas of philosophy. It is also a literary masterpiece: the philosophy is presented for the most part for the ordinary reader, who is carried along by the wit and... more...

  • Phaedoby Plato; G. M. A. Grube

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1977; US$ 7.95

    A first rate translation at a reasonable price. --Michael Rohr, Rutgers University more...

  • On Generation and Corruption - ARISTOTLEby Aristotle

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2004; US$ 3.99

    The great author Dante that Aristotle is 'The Master of those who know'. Aristotle's works have influenced thought, religion, philosophy, and science for almost two thousand years. Aristotle is also the first to establish the founding principle of logic. more...

  • Meteorology - ARISTOTLEby Aristotle

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2004; US$ 4.99

    If you are searching to learn more about Aristotle then Meteorology is a very good book to begin with. According to Aristotle's writings everything in life is learned through our sensory perceptions. There is nothing in the intellect that was not first in the senses. more...

  • History of Animals - ARISTOTLEby Aristotle

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2004; US$ 8.99

    Unfortunately almost all of Aristotle's original works have been lost yet his ideas and philosophy were so widely known throughout the world that we still have many of these great volumes of knowledge. The Roman writer Cicero viewed Aristotle's work so highly that he labeled them as a 'River of Gold'. In this book Aristotle studies the animal kingdom... more...