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Philosophy

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  1. Readings in the Philosophy of Law

    Brings together central texts on such topics as legal reasoning, the limits of individual liberty, responsibility and punishment, and international law. The included selections provide superb coverage of both classic and contemporary views, and are edited only lightly to allow readers to grapple with arguments in their original form. Learn More
    £69.50

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  2. Confucianism and Deweyan Pragmatism

    In this volume, a cadre of distinguished scholars comes together to reflect on Confucianism and Deweyan pragmatism as possible resources for a new geopolitics that begins from an ontology of interdependence and recognises the irreducibly ecological nature of the human experience at every level. Learn More
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  3. Abraham Lincoln, Philosopher Statesman

    Providing an accessible framework for understanding Lincoln's statesmanship, this thoughtful study examines the sixteenth president's political leadership in terms of the traditional moral vision of statecraft as understood by epic political philosophers such as Aristotle and St. Thomas Aquinas. Learn More
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  4. Breaking Free from Death

    Examines how Russian writers respond to the burden of living with anxieties about their creative outputs, and, ultimately, about their own inevitable finitude. The book describes the lives and choices that concrete individuals and their literary characters must face in order to preserve their integrity while attempting to achieve fame and success. Learn More
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  5. Integralism

    A handbook for those who seek to understand the consequences of this integration of faith and reason for political, economic and individual civic life. The book also serves as a scholastic introduction to political philosophy for those new to the subject. Each chapter finishes with a list of the principal theses proposed. Learn More
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  6. Economic Inequality and Morality

    Is inequality morally acceptable? Is it morally permissible to allow practices and systems that contribute to inequality? Is there an ethical obligation to try to alleviate inequality, and if so, who is obligated to take that action? This book addresses these and similar questions through a comparative study of ethical traditions. Learn More
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  7. New Political Religions, or an Analysis of Modern Terrorism

    Applies the insights of Eric Voegelin to the phenomenon of modern terrorism. Barry Cooper points out that the chief omission from most contemporary studies of terrorism is an analysis of the "spiritual motivation" that is central to the actions of terrorists today. Learn More
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  8. Civil Disobedience

    Robert Pepperman Taylor's new edition clarifies the specific political and philosophical contexts in which Thoreau composed Civil Disobedience.

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  9. After Capitalism

    Brings together leading scholars to offer competing perspectives on capitalism's past incarnations, present conditions, and possible futures. Some contributors reassess classic theorizations of capitalism in light of recent trends. Others examine Marx's writings, unemployment, hoarding, capitalist realism, and coyote (trickster) capitalism, among many other topics. Learn More
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  10. The Divine Complex and Free Thinking

    Examines what domain belongs to philosophy and what areas are "unphilosophical" and at time "antiphilosophical." The "unphilosophical" systems are claims are based on the notion of "man as the measure of things", while the unphilosophical" trend consists of pronouncements whose veracity is not to be questioned. Since philosophy, in principle, is a quest for rational justification of any claim, then its questioning of those pronouncements leads to the denouncement and, in principle, forbidding, destruction of philosophical writings and philosophers. Learn More
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  11. In Reasonable Hope

    Considers three foundational responses to the quest for some understanding of the existence, meaning, and value of everything: our humanity; the approach of Scientism; and Theism. The first two approaches are carefully considered. However, it is the third to which most attention is devoted in this volume. Learn More
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  12. Once Upon a Time of Transition

    Offers a journey through four decades in the career of a Czech dissident and diplomat reflecting on transitions from the 20th to the 21st century. A meaningful contribution to on-going public debates, and to a better understanding of our current political situation, Ambassador Martin Palous explores the uncertain territory between philosophy and politics. Learn More
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  13. Being and Symptom

    Boldly focusing on sexuality as a definer of social order, this book argues that there is an "M theory" - a master theory of theories - not only in Quantum Physics, but also in Continental Philosophy, Psychoanalysis, and Sociology, disclosing how the ontological structure of the "fantastic four" ingredients of metaphysics has recurred through time. Learn More
    £139.00

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  14. The Plains Political Tradition

    Features twelve essays on a range of topics that consider South Dakota’s underlying political culture. Each essay addresses an aspect of history, politics, or art, subtly exposing the contradictory nature of South Dakotans and elucidating the many elements that comprise the larger political tradition. Scholars from around the country discuss topics such as war and peace, literature, environmentalism, the American Indian Movement, left-wing and liberal politics, immigration, and defeat. Learn More
    £18.50

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  15. The Body in Human Inquiry

    How will the emphasis on human embodiment transform methods of social inquiry? This volume takes up this question by examining how the recognition of human embodiment entails reworking standard models of social research. Individual chapters focus on such topics as communication theory, ethics, policy science and globalization. Learn More
    £23.50

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  16. Selected Correspondence, 1924-1949

    Contains selected correspondence written by Eric Voegelin during the period 1924 to 1949. This work is suitable for readers concerned with political theory and with better understanding of Voegelin's intellectual pilgrimage from his earliest academic years to his emergence as one of the most significant philosophers of our time. Learn More
    £80.50

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