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4 Books by Niccolo Machiavelli

by Niccolo Machiavelli

4 Books by Niccolo Machiavelli

THE ART OF WAR

NICHOLAS MACHIAVEL'S PRINCE

DISCOURSES ON THE FIRST DECADE OF

HISTORY OF FLORENCE AND OF THE AFFAIRS OF ITALY


Michael A. Weinstein: Action, Contemplation, Vitalism

by Robert L. Oprisko & Diane Rubenstein

This book is a major reassessment of Michael Weinstein's political philosophy. It situates his singular contribution, designated as "critical vitalism," in the context of both canonical American and contemporary...


Reforming Law and Economy for a Sustainable Earth: Critical Thought for Turbulent Times

by Paul Anderson

Few concerns preoccupy contemporary progressive thought as much as the issue of how to achieve a sustainable human society. The problems impeding this goal include those of how to arrest induced global environmental...


Democracy in Contemporary Confucian Philosophy

by David Elstein

This book examines democracy in recent Chinese-language philosophical work. It focuses on Confucian-inspired political thought in the Chinese intellectual world from after the communist revolution in China until...


Intellectuals in Politics in the Greek World (Routledge Revivals): From Early Times to the Hellenistic Age

by Frank Vatai

Intellectuals in Politics in the Greek World, first published in 1984, was the first comprehensive study of this recurrent theme in political sociology with specific reference to antiquity, and led to significant...


Violence, Civil Strife and Revolution in the Classical City (Routledge Revivals): 750-330 BC

by Andrew Lintott

Violent conflict between individuals and groups was as common in the ancient world as it has been in more recent history. Detested in theory, it nevertheless became as frequent as war between sovereign states....


Two Treatises of Government

by John Locke

John Locke (1632–1704) is among the most influential political philosophers of the modern period. In the Two Treatises of Government, he defended the claim that men are by nature free and equal against claims...


The Political Philosophy of Judith Butler

by Birgit Schippers

Judith Butler can justifiably be described as one of the major critical thinkers of our time. While she is best-known for her interventions into feminist debates on gender, sexuality and feminist politics, her...


Gramsci, Materialism, and Philosophy

by Esteve Morera

Western critical theory, Marxism included, has largely been based on a view of historical materialism that Gramsci, among others, developed in his prison notebooks.  For many, Gramsci's philosophical reflections...


Arguing about justice

by Paul-Marie Boulanger, Denis Clerc, Luc Van Campenhoudt & François Blais et al.

This book brings together fifty of today’s finest thinkers. They were asked to let their imaginations run free to advance new ideas on a wide range of social and political issues. They did so as friends, on...


The Undiscovered Country: Essays in Canadian Intellectual Culture

by Ian Angus

In this sequence of essays, Ian Angus engages with themes of identity, power, and the nation as they emerge in contemporary English Canadian philosophical thought, seeking to prepare the groundwork for a critical...


Non-Persons

by Alessandro Dal Lago

While continually broadcasting the deaths of “illegal immigrants” who have drowned at sea, the majority of mass media incessantly feeds the panic over the “invasion” of Italy by poor immigrants from...


ABC's of Human Survival

by Arthur Clark

The ABCs of Human Survival examines the effect of militant nationalism and the lawlessness of powerful states on the well-being of individuals and local communities?and the essential role of global citizenship...


The Mythology of American Politics

by John T. Bookman

Demystifies some of the most pervasive myths about American politics


On Liberty

by John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill was born on 20th May 1806. He was a delicate child, and the extraordinary education designed by his father was not calculated to develop and improve his physical powers. "I never was a boy,"...


The Art of War

by Sun Tzu

"The Art of War" is an ancient Chinese military treatise dating from the 5th century BC. Attributed to the ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu. Sun Tzu was a Chinese general, military strategist, and...


The Prince

by Niccolo Machiavelli

Nicolo Machiavelli was born at Florence on 3rd May 1469. He was the second son of Bernardo di Nicolo Machiavelli, a lawyer of some repute, and of Bartolommea di Stefano Nelli, his wife. Both parents were members...


Tolerance

by Caroline Warman (Editor) & Caroline Warman et al.
 (Translator)

Inspired by Voltaire’s advice that a text needs to be concise to have real influence, this anthology contains fiery extracts by forty eighteenth-century authors, from the most famous philosophers of the age...


The Politics (Centaur Classics)

by Aristotle

In “The Politics” Aristotle addresses the questions that lie at the heart of political science. How should society be ordered to ensure the happiness of the individual? Which forms of government are best...


Ethics of Alterity Confrontation in the 19th- 21st- Century British Arts

by Christine Reynier & Jean-Michel Ganteau

Various art forms inscribe, program or perform the preference of relationship. In so doing, they put otherness high on their aesthetic agenda by caring about the cultural other, the other of gender, race, class...