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Social & political philosophy

Hardcover. Is socialism desirable? Is it even possible? This book presents a moral case for socialism and argues that the obstacles in its way are exaggerated. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: HPQ; HPS; JPFF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 161 x 109 x 14. Weight in Grams: 128.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Edition
0th Edition
Number of pages
96
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691143613
ISBN
9780691143613

€ 12.13

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Duke University Press United States
Number of pages
232
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822332930
ISBN
9780822332930

€ 26.99
€ 24.94

Paperback. The concepts of alienation and its overcoming are central to Marx's thought. They underpin his critique of capitalism and his vision of future society. Marx's ideas are explained in rigorous and clear terms. They are situated in the context of the Hegelian ideas that inspired them and put into dialogue with contemporary debates. Num Pages: 210 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPS; JPFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 139 x 11. Weight in Grams: 254.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
196
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137379856
ISBN
9781137379856

€ 50.61

Paperback. Num Pages: 211 pages, biography. BIC Classification: HPS; JPA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 12. Weight in Grams: 281.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1981
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
211
Condition
New
SKU
V9781349057498
ISBN
9781349057498

€ 68.40

Paperback. Num Pages: 190 pages, 10 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; HPS; JFSL1; JP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 153 x 227 x 15. Weight in Grams: 294.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Broadview Press
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781554813162
ISBN
9781554813162

€ 33.41

Hardcover. In art and literature, animals appear not only as an allegoric representation but as a reference which troubles the border between humanity and animality. This book aims to challenge traditional ways of confronting animality with humanity and to consider how the Darwinian turn has modified this relationship in postmodern narratives. Editor(s): Wrobel, Szymon. Num Pages: 285 pages. BIC Classification: DSB; HPCF3; HPS; JFSJ1; JHM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 217 x 154 x 22. Weight in Grams: 468.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631650394
ISBN
9783631650394

€ 53.99
€ 52.04

Paperback. This volume provides the first in-depth collection of essays aimed at critically examining the work of political philosopher Giorgio Agamben. Editor(s): Calarco, Matthew; Decaroli, Steven. Num Pages: 296 pages. BIC Classification: HPCF; HPS; JPA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 227 x 153 x 15. Weight in Grams: 398.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
296
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804750509
ISBN
9780804750509

€ 26.99
€ 24.94

Paperback. Thinking about Thinking examines philosophy from a variety of perspectives as a the practice realized by persons who communicate with one another while reflecting about the meaning of human life and thought. Num Pages: 222 pages. BIC Classification: HPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 3895 x 5830 x 18. Weight in Grams: 295.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Fordham University Press United States
Number of pages
222
Condition
New
SKU
V9780823240180
ISBN
9780823240180

€ 33.99
€ 31.18

Hardcover. Plato's Republic is one of the most well-known and widely discussed texts in the history of philosophy, but how might we get to the heart of this work today, 2500 years after it was originally composed? Alain Badiou invents a new genre in order to breathe fresh life into Plato's text and restore its universality. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: HPCA; HPS; JPA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 165 x 36. Weight in Grams: 730.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Polity Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780745662145
ISBN
9780745662145

€ 56.55

Paperback. This book draws together essays that play in various ways upon questions involving books, archivization, machines for writing, and the mechanicity inherent in language, the media, and intellectuals. Translator(s): Bowlby, Rachel. Series: Cultural Memory in the Present. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: CFC; HPS; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 14. Weight in Grams: 308.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804746205
ISBN
9780804746205

€ 24.99
€ 22.87

Paperback. Leading scholars working on Buddhism and politics in South and Southeast Asia add to current discussions regarding 'Engaged Buddhism' and the recent work on protests. The writers have mostly established themselves in their fields, offering a diverse approach and country-by-country coverage. Editor(s): Kitiarsa, Pattana; Whalen-Bridge, John. Num Pages: 285 pages, biography. BIC Classification: HBJF; HPS; HR; JFC; JP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 15. Weight in Grams: 368.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Edition
1st ed. 2013
Number of pages
285
Condition
New
SKU
V9781349462001
ISBN
9781349462001

€ 74.35

Paperback. Epidemiology is one of the fastest growing and increasingly important sciences. This thorough analysis lays out the conceptual foundations of epidemiology, identifying traps and setting out the benefits of properly understanding this fascinating and important discipline, as well as providing the means to do so. Series: New Directions in the Philosophy of Science. Num Pages: 203 pages, biography. BIC Classification: HPK; HPS; MBN; MBNS; PDA; YQS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 12. Weight in Grams: 295.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Edition
1st ed. 2013
Number of pages
203
Condition
New
SKU
V9781349346851
ISBN
9781349346851

€ 74.35

Paperback. This collection of essays contextualises the discourse on Ubuntu within the wider historical framework of postcolonial attempts to re-articulate African humanism as a substantial philosophy and emancipatory ideology. The contributions in this volume address this question from the perspective of a wide range of disciplines. Editor(s): Praeg, Leonhard; Magadla, Siphokazi. Series: Thinking Africa Series. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: HBJH; HPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 170 x 18. Weight in Grams: 420.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
University of KwaZulu-Natal Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9781869142650
ISBN
9781869142650

€ 37.79

Paperback. Editor(s): Schmidsberger, Florian. Series: Culture and Knowledge. Num Pages: 98 pages, 8, 6 fig., 2 tables. BIC Classification: DSB; HPS; JHM; MB; MX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 150 x 210 x 7. Weight in Grams: 142.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Edition
1st New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631578698
ISBN
9783631578698

€ 32.99
€ 32.02

Paperback. Offers glimpses into an expanding universe of knowledge, beliefs and practices characterized by conviction that human activity is governed by structure and functioning of brain. This book explores these expectations, their history, their contexts, and debates they raise, in a broad range of fields, including enhancement, meditation, and more. Editor(s): Ortega, Francisco; Vidal, Fernando. Num Pages: 360 pages. BIC Classification: HPS; MBN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 150 x 211 x 24. Weight in Grams: 478.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Edition
1st New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631598559
ISBN
9783631598559

€ 54.27

Paperback. The concept of causation is fundamental to ascribing moral and legal responsibility for events. Yet the precise relationship between causation and responsibility remains unclear. This book clarifies that relationship through an analysis of the best accounts of causation in metaphysics, and a critique of the confusion in legal doctrine. Num Pages: 640 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: HPJ; HPQ; HPS; LAB; MMJ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 231 x 157 x 35. Weight in Grams: 972.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
640
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199599516
ISBN
9780199599516

€ 55.94

Paperback. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: HPS; JPFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 215 x 136 x 11. Weight in Grams: 206.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Dover Publications Inc. United States
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486451169
ISBN
9780486451169

€ 9.87

Hardcover. Shows that Kant's thought is organized around two central claims: first, that legal institutions are not simply responses to human limitations or circumstances; and second, Kant argues for a distinctive moral principle, which restricts the legitimate use of force to the creation of a system of equal freedom. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: HPQ; HPS; JPA; LA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 167 x 32. Weight in Grams: 758.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
416
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674035065
ISBN
9780674035065

€ 60.83
€ 55.18

Hardcover. Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics. Num Pages: 218 pages, 2 black & white tables. BIC Classification: HPS; KCA; KCP; KCS. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 164 x 306 x 19. Weight in Grams: 484.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415732246
ISBN
9780415732246

€ 151.46

Hardcover. Provides relationship between discursively shaped social relations, entrenched in principle of mutual recognition, and need to punish perpetrators of communication disruption, involving commission of an offence in multicultural societies. This title analyses problem of intercultural nature of legal discourse about universality of human rights. Series: Dia-Logos. Num Pages: 312 pages. BIC Classification: HPS; LA; LB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 156 x 234 x 22. Weight in Grams: 498.
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631605851
ISBN
9783631605851

€ 63.16

Hardcover. Num Pages: 162 pages. BIC Classification: HPS; JPA; PDR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 160 x 17. Weight in Grams: 404.
Publisher
Lexington Books United States
Number of pages
162
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780739181508
ISBN
9780739181508

€ 89.35

Paperback. Bulgakov Sergej Nikolaevich (1871-1944) - russkij filosof, pisatel, bogoslov, ekonomist. Okonchil yuridicheskij fakultet Moskovskogo universiteta. Gertsen Aleksandr Ivanovich (1812-1870) - filosof, pisatel i publitsist, revolyutsioner. Kniga "Dushevnaya drama Gertsena" posvyaschena filosofskim razmyshleniyam o vechnosti. This book, "Dushevnaya drama Gertsena", by S.N. Bulgakov, is a replication of a book originally published before 1905. It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible. This book was created using print-on-demand technology. Thank you for supporting classic literature. Num Pages: 47 pages. BIC Classification: HPS. Dimension: 149 x 231 x 14. Weight in Grams: 88.
Publisher
Book on Demand Pod
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9785458237253
ISBN
9785458237253

€ 115.79

Hardcover. A collection of original essays developing a Confucian political and legal theory, focusing on South Korea, traditionally the most Confucian East Asian country in its legal, political, and cultural practices. Editor(s): Kim, Sungmoon. Num Pages: 232 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPK; HPDF; HPS; HRKN1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 239 x 160 x 24. Weight in Grams: 502.
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield International
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783482238
ISBN
9781783482238

€ 94.10
€ 34.59

Paperback. Series: Textual Moments in the History of Political Thought. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: HPS; JFFK; JPA; JPF. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 156. Weight in Grams: 416.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474230391
ISBN
9781474230391

€ 26.99
€ 26.48

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