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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

€ 12.56

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

€ 24.54

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

€ 34.51

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

€ 53.53

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

€ 76.51

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

€ 76.94

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

€ 33.99
€ 32.90

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

€ 55.82

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
University Of Chicago Press
Edition
University of Chicago Press Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226738949
ISBN
9780226738949

€ 23.99
€ 23.79

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

€ 68.43

Paperback. Over the last decade, Axel Honneth has established himself as one of the leading social and political philosophers in the world today. Rooted in the tradition of critical theory, his writings have been central to the revitalization of critical theory and have become increasingly influential. Num Pages: 296 pages, 0. BIC Classification: HPQ; HPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 160 x 13. Weight in Grams: 398.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Polity Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
296
Condition
New
SKU
V9780745629063
ISBN
9780745629063

€ 27.60

Paperback. Understand Political Philosophy brings key political concepts and theories to life by referring to current political issues and dilemmas. Series: Teach Yourself - General. Num Pages: 304 pages, n/a. BIC Classification: HPS; JPA; JPF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 19. Weight in Grams: 294.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Hodder Education United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9781444107531
ISBN
9781444107531

€ 13.99
€ 11.45

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

€ 24.99
€ 23.59

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

€ 30.99
€ 29.66

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
Polity
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780745652337
ISBN
9780745652337

€ 26.51

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

€ 90.70

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
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781794722
ISBN
9781781794722

€ 29.94

Paperback. Incorporating her personal experience with yoga into her provocative philosophical thinking on sexual difference, Irigaray proposes a new way of understanding individuation and community in the contemporary world, and an ethic of sexual difference predicated on a respect for life, nature, and the feminine. Translator(s): Pluhacek, Stephen. Series: European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought and Cultural Criticism. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: HPS; JFFK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 179 x 140 x 12. Weight in Grams: 200.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231119351
ISBN
9780231119351

€ 29.99
€ 26.16

Hardcover. 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. Editor(s): Gebhardt, Jurgen. Translator(s): Petropulos, William. Series: Collected Works of Eric Voegelin. Num Pages: 784 pages, 10 illustrations, index. BIC Classification: HPCF; HPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 56. Weight in Grams: 1157.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
University of Missouri
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780826218421
ISBN
9780826218421

€ 114.52

Paperback. An essential, comprehensive, and accessible guide to the life and works of Aristotle. Series: Liveright Classics. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: HPCA; HPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 117 x 184 x 17. Weight in Grams: 136.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Liveright
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781631490576
ISBN
9781631490576

€ 14.99

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