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The Prince

by Niccolo Machiavelli

The Prince - The Prince is a 16th-century political treatise by the Italian diplomat and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. From correspondence a version appears to have been distributed in 1513, using...

A Single Guy's Guide to Predatory Women (Vol. 1, Lipstick and War Crimes Series): Navigating Survival, Heart Break and the Media Matrix

by Ray Songtree

Vol. 1 of the Lipstick and War Crimes Series, male student edition is called A Single Guy's Guide to Predatory Women, and is the mirror edition of A Thinking Girl's Guide to Sexual Identity. This edition is...

Young and Free: [Post]colonial Ontologies of Childhood, Memory and History in Australia

by Joanne Faulkner

Engaging philosophy with history, literature, film and testimony, this book examines the critical relationship between white Australian identity and the cultural priority of childhood in Australia.

Good Neighbors: The Democracy of Everyday Life in America

by Nancy L. Rosenblum

"Love thy neighbor" is an impossible exhortation. Good neighbors greet us on the street and do small favors, but neighbors also startle us with sounds at night and unleash their demons on us, they monitor and...

Germaine de Stael: A Political Portrait

by Biancamaria Fontana

Germaine de Staël (1766–1817) is perhaps best known today as a novelist, literary critic, and outspoken and independent thinker. Yet she was also a prominent figure in politics during the French Revolution....

Rights Angles

From the Bottom Up

The Ethics of Self-Defense

The Legacy of Ronald Dworkin

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...


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.


• 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...


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...

Community Gardening as Social Action

by Claire Nettle

There has been a resurgence of community gardening over the past decade with a wide range of actors seeking to get involved, from health agencies aiming to increase fruit and vegetable consumption to radical...