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Social & political philosophy

Hardback. 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
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.77

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

€ 28.20

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
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 41.99
€ 33.61

Paperback. A classic critique of Habermas' renowned notion of the public sphere. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: HPS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. Weight in Grams: 367.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Verso Books United Kingdom
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784782412
ISBN
9781784782412
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 27.27

Paperback. Explores 18th century theories of international market competition. This book connects the commercial politics of nationalism and globalization in the 18th century to theories of commercial society and Enlightenment ideas of the economic limits of politics. It considers British neo-Machiavellian political economy after the Glorious Revolution. Num Pages: 560 pages, 8 line illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; HBJD1; HPS; JPS; KCLT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 157 x 235 x 37. Weight in Grams: 810.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
560
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674055773
ISBN
9780674055773
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 37.02

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
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 29.43

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
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 40.99
€ 36.00

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
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 59.62

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
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 27.29

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
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.99
€ 30.46

Hardcover. Num Pages: 242 pages, illus. BIC Classification: HPS; JPA; JPFB; JPHC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 237 x 158 x 24. Weight in Grams: 588.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Liberty Fund Inc United States
Number of pages
242
Condition
New
SKU
V9780865972254
ISBN
9780865972254
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 20.13

Paperback. One of the most significant political philosophers of the twentieth century, Carl Schmitt is a deeply controversial figure who has been labeled both a Nazi sympathizer and a modern-day Thomas Hobbes. This work uses the Enlightenment philosopher's enduring symbol of the protective Leviathan to address the nature of modern statehood. Translator(s): Schwab, George; Hilfstein, Erna. Num Pages: 184 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: HPS; JPA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 182 x 215 x 11. Weight in Grams: 224.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press
Edition
University of Chicago Press Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226738949
ISBN
9780226738949
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 27.00
€ 24.74

Hardback. 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
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 73.90
€ 67.20

Paperback. Memory of historical trauma has a unique power to generate works of art. This title analyses the relation of public memory to history, forgetting, and selective memory in Berlin, Buenos Aires and New York - three late-20th century cities that have confronted major social or political traumas. Series: Cultural Memory in the Present Series. Num Pages: 192 pages, references, index. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 1KBBEY; 1KLSA; AB; HPS; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 154 x 12. Weight in Grams: 266.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Stanford University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804745611
ISBN
9780804745611
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 27.15

Paperback. Num Pages: 256 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPS; JFFE2; JFFK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 227 x 154 x 16. Weight in Grams: 382.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Cornell University Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801487187
ISBN
9780801487187
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 42.99
€ 38.29

Paperback. In this volume Axel Honneth deepens and develops his highly influential theory of recognition, showing how it enables us both to rethink the concept of justice and to offer a compelling account of the relationship between social reproduction and individual identity formation. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: HPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 153 x 229 x 20. Weight in Grams: 416.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780745652337
ISBN
9780745652337
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99

Paperback. Exposing the religious roots of our ostensibly godless age, this study reveals that modernity is much less secular than conventional wisdom suggests. Beginning with the collapse of the medieval world, it argues that from the very beginning, moderns sought not to eliminate religion but to support a new view of religion and its place in human life. Num Pages: 368 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPS; HRAB. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 154 x 22. Weight in Grams: 534.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
368
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226293462
ISBN
9780226293462
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 25.57

Paperback. Editor(s): Freeman, Richard; Sturdy, Steve. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1D; HPS; JPA; JPH; JPQB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 158 x 233 x 35. Weight in Grams: 398.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Bristol University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9781447309994
ISBN
9781447309994
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 35.83

Hardback. This book considers nonviolence in relationship to specific social, political, ecological and spiritual issues. Through case studies and examinations of social resistance, gender, the arts, and education, it provides specialists and non-specialists with a solid introduction to the importance and relevance of nonviolence in various contexts. Editor(s): Eaton, Heather; Levesque, Lauren. Num Pages: 380 pages. BIC Classification: GTJ; HPS; HRAM1; JFF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 156. Weight in Grams: 358.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Equinox Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
380
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781794715
ISBN
9781781794715
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 139.13

Paperback. This book considers nonviolence in relationship to specific social, political, ecological and spiritual issues. Through case studies and examinations of social resistance, gender, the arts, and education, it provides specialists and non-specialists with a solid introduction to the importance and relevance of nonviolence in various contexts. Editor(s): Eaton, Heather; Levesque, Lauren. Num Pages: 380 pages. BIC Classification: GTJ; HPS; HRAM1; JFF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 158 x 250 x 26. Weight in Grams: 578.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Equinox Publishing Ltd
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781794722
ISBN
9781781794722
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 53.25

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