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From the Bottom Up

The Ethics of Self-Defense

The Demarchy Manifesto: For Better Public Policy

by John Burnheim

Demarchy exploits the possibilities of modern communications to give new role to public discussion. It takes the initiative in formulating policy on each specific problem out of the hands of political parties...


Republic

by Plato

Widely acknowledged as his most influential work,

Republic presents Plato's philosophical views on the nature of

justice and his vision for the ideal state.

THIS ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES:

• A concise...


Pocket Aristotle

by Aristotle & Justin Kaplan

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.


Democracy for Realists: Why Elections Do Not Produce Responsive Government

by Christopher H. Achen & Larry M. Bartels

Democracy for Realists assails the romantic folk-theory at the heart of contemporary thinking about democratic politics and government, and offers a provocative alternative view grounded in the actual human...


An Insurrectionist Manifesto: Four New Gospels for a Radical Politics

by Ward Blanton, Clayton Crockett & Jeffrey W. Robbins

An Insurrectionist Manifesto contains four insurrectionary gospels based on Martin Heidegger’s philosophical model of the fourfold: earth and sky, gods and mortals. Challenging religious dogma and dominant...


Liberalism

by Franziska Basler

If God is love and if we need freedom to love, then it must be our duty to defend freedom to the best of our ability.

If a person steals from another, that person interferes with the other's freedom (cf., for...


Resistance and Decolonization

by Amilcar Cabral, Dan Wood & Reiland Rabaka

First English translation of two important works by the major revolutionary figure, Amilcar Cabral.


Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy, Volume 2

Negative Emotions and Transitional Justice

by Mihaela Mihai

Vehement resentment and indignation are rife in societies emerging from dictatorship or civil conflict. How should institutions deal with these emotions? Arguing for the need to recognize and constructively...


Simone Weil: Late Philosophical Writings

by Simone Weil & Eric O. Springsted

Although trained as a philosopher, Simone Weil (1909-43) contributed to a wide range of subjects, resulting in a rich field of interdisciplinary Weil studies. Yet those coming to her work from such disciplines...


Journeys in Caribbean Thought: The Paget Henry Reader

by Paget Henry, Jane Anna Gordon & Lewis Gordon

For the past 30 years, Paget Henry has been one of the most articulate and creative voices in Caribbean scholarship, making seminal contributions to the study of Caribbean political economy, C.L.R. James studies,...


In the Flow

by Boris Groys

The leading art theorist takes on art in the age of the Internet

In the early twentieth century, art and its institutions came under critique from a new democratic and egalitarian spirit. The notion of works...


The Perpetual Guest: Art in the Unfinished Present

by Barry Schwabsky

Leading art critic explores the connections between art’s past and present

Contemporary art sometimes pretends to have made a clean break with history. In The Perpetual Guest, poet and critic Barry Schwabsky...


Public Sphere and Experience: Analysis of the Bourgeois and Proletarian Public Sphere

by Oskar Negt, Alexander Kluge & Miriam Hansen

The “public sphere” is a key concept in political discourse, designating a space for political action. But is this a single authoritative and universal space in which various positions compete for recognition,...


The Domestication of Critical Theory

by Michael J. Thompson

Critical theory was one of the most vigorous and insightful intellectual traditions of the twentieth-century. At its core was a critique of culture and consciousness tied to instrumental rationality and capitalist...


Can Architecture Be an Emancipatory Project?: Dialogues On Architecture And The Left

by Nadir Z. Lahiji

Can architectural discourse rethink itself in terms of a radical emancipatory project? And if so, what would be the contours of such a discourse?


The Capitalist Unconscious: Marx and Lacan

by Samo Tomsic

A major systematic study of the connection between Marx and Lacan’s work

Despite a resurgence of interest in Lacanian psychoanalysis, particularly in terms of the light it casts on capitalist ideology—as...