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Social & Political Philosophy 2017

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HIGHLIGHT Hoover Institution Press

ANIMALS AND RUGGED INDIVIDUALISM
WHY THEY
MATTER Dead or Alive?
David Davenport & Gordon Lloyd
Mary Midgley
2006 160pp, illustrations Apr 2017 136pp
9780820320410 Paperback 9780817920241 Hardback £18.95 / €22.00
£22.95 / €26.00
Today, American “rugged individualism”is in a fight for its
Examines the barriers that life on two battlegrounds: in the policy realm and in the
our philosophical traditions intellectual world of ideas that may lead to new policies. In
have erected between this book, the authors look at the political context in which
human beings and animals rugged individualism flourishes or declines and offer a
and reveals that the too- balanced assessment of its future prospects.
often ridiculed subject of animal rights is an issue crucially
related to such problems within the human community The University Press of Kentucky
as racism, sexism, and age discrimination.
The University of Georgia Press BEING IN THE WORLD

Broadview Press Dialogue and Cosmopolis
Fred Dallmayr
PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEMS
Oct 2015 288pp
An Introductory Text in Philosophy 9780813166292 Paperback £28.50 / €31.00
Peter Alward
Political theorist Fred Dallmayr explores the globe’s transition
Jul 2017 270pp from the traditional Westphalian system of states to today’s
9781554812851 Paperback £23.50 / €28.00 interlocking cosmopolitan network. Drawing on sacred
scriptures as well as the work of ancient philosophers and
Peter Alward’s rigorous introductory text functions as a more recent scholars, this book delves into what Dallmayr
roadmap for students, laying out the key issues, positions, calls “being in the world,”seen as an aspect of ethical-political
and arguments of academic philosophy. The book covers engagement.
central topics in metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and
political philosophy. An introductory chapter presents the McFarland
foundations of philosophical discourse and offers a primer on
the basics of logic. FRIENDSHIP AND HAPPINESS

And the Connection Between the Two
Tim Delaney & Tim Madigan

Aug 2017 246pp
9781476668963 Paperback £36.95 / €43.00

This “philosophical”look at friendship and happiness begins
with a review of Aristotle’s three categories of friendship -
friends of utility, friends of pleasure and friends of the good.
Modern variations - casual friends, close friends, best friends -
are described, along with the growing phenomena of virtual
friendships and cyber socialization in the Internet age.

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Mercer University Press University of Notre Dame Press

PROMISE AND FREEDOM FROM REALITY
PERIL
The Diabolical Character of Modern Liberty
Republics and D. C. Schindler
Republicanism in the
History of Political Dec 2017 456pp
Philosophy 9780268102616 Hardback £57.50 / €68.00
Edited by Will R. Jordan
It is commonly observed that behind many of the political
Jun 2017 277pp and cultural issues that we face today lies an impoverished
9780881466195 Paperback conception of freedom. This work presents a critique of the
£22.95 / €27.00 deceptive and ultimately self-subverting character of the
modern notion of freedom, retrieving an alternative view
Presents eight essays that through a new interpretation of the ancient tradition.
were presented at the 2015
A.V. Elliott Conference on Great Books and Ideas. The essays A LIBERALISM SAFE FOR
explore the idea of republicanism across the history of CATHOLICISM?
political thought, focusing especially on the challenges and
dilemmas endemic to popular government. Perspectives from the Review of Politics
Edited by Daniel Philpott & Ryan T. Anderson
Northwestern University Press
Jun 2017 678pp
THE WORKER 9780268101718 Paperback £41.95 / €49.00
9780268101701 Hardback £135.00 / €155.00
Dominion and Form
Ernst Jünger The Review of Politics Series

Nov 2017 216pp Chronicles the relationship between the Catholic Church
9780810136175 Paperback £36.95 / €43.00 and American liberalism as told through twenty-seven
9780810136182 Hardback £105.00 / €125.00 essays selected from the history of the Review of Politics ,
dating back to the journal’s founding in 1939. The primary
Written in 1932, just before the fall of the Weimar Republic subject addressed in these essays is the development of a
and on the eve of the Nazi accession to power, Ernst Jünger’s Catholic political liberalism in response to the democratic
The Worker: Dominion and Form articulates a trenchant environment of nineteenth- and twentieth-century America.
critique of bourgeois liberalism and seeks to identify the form
characteristic of the modern age. Jünger’s analyses, written POLITICS OF THE PERSON AS THE
in critical dialogue with Marx, are inspired by a profound POLITICS OF BEING
intuition of the movement of history and an insightful
interpretation of Nietzsche’s philosophy. David Walsh

Dec 2015 336pp
9780268044329 Paperback £39.50 / €44.00

Readers expecting a traditional philosophical work will be
surprised and delighted by David Walsh’s Politics of the
Person as the Politics of Being , his highly original reflection
on the transcendental nature of the person. Walsh breaks
new ground in this volume, arguing “that the person is
transcendence, not only as an aspiration, but as his or her
very reality.”

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University of Pittsburgh Press BESTSELLERS

ESPIONAGE, STATECRAFT, AND Broadview Press
THE THEORY OF REPORTING
THE BROADVIEW ANTHOLOGY OF
A Philosophical Essay on Intelligence SOCIAL AND POLITICAL THOUGHT
Management
Nicholas Rescher From Plato to Nietzsche
Edited by Andrew Bailey et al.
Jul 2017 168pp
9780822944737 Paperback £26.50 / €31.00 2008 1136pp
9781551117423 Paperback £52.50 / €61.00
A general introduction to the theory of reporting, with a
special emphasis on national security reporting, particularly This comprehensive volume contains much of the important
military and diplomatic reporting, drawing on examples work in political and social philosophy from ancient times
from historical accounts of espionage and statecraft from until the end of the nineteenth century. The anthology offers
the Second World War. Rescher discusses various issues both depth and breadth in its selection of material by central
pertaining to the production and reception of reports. figures, while also representing other currents of political
thought.
Rutgers University Press
ON PERPETUAL PEACE
THE THREE AXIAL AGES
Immanuel Kant
Moral, Material, Mental Edited by Brian Orend
John Torpey 2015 115pp
9781554811939 Paperback £10.50 / €12.00
Feb 2017 152pp Broadview Editions
9780813590509 Paperback £17.95 / €21.00
9780813590516 Hardback £85.95 / €99.00 Kant’s landmark essay, On Perpetual Peace, is as timely,
relevant, and inspiring today as when it was first written
How should we think about the “shape”of human history over 200 years ago. In it, we find a forward-looking vision
since the birth of cities, and where are we headed? John of a world respectful of human rights, dominated by liberal
Torpey proposes that the “Axial Age”of the first millennium democracies, and united in a cosmopolitan federation of
BCE, when some of the world’s major religious and diverse peoples. This book features a fresh and vigorous
intellectual developments emerged, was only one of three translation of Kant’s essay by Ian Johnston.
such decisive periods that can be used to directly affect
present social problems, from economic inequality to
ecological destruction.

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READINGS IN POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY Hampton Press

Theory and Applications MIND AND NATURE
Edited by Diane Jeske & Richard Fumerton
A Necessary Unity
2012 1000pp Gregory Bateson
9781551117652 Paperback £65.95 / €78.00
2002 220pp
This anthology provides a survey of important issues in 9781572734340 Paperback £28.50 / €34.00
Western political thought, from Plato to the present day. Its
aim is to show both the continuity and the development A re-issue of Gregory Bateson’s classic work. This edition
of the issues over time. Most of the sections begin with summarises Bateson’s thinking on the subject of the
theoretical discussions of fundamental principles underlying patterns that connect living beings to each other and to their
the issues at hand. Theory is also connected to practice; the environment.
book includes articles that apply theoretical principles to
contemporary issues, and also includes court cases and other University of Notre Dame Press
political documents.
DEBATING MEDIEVAL NATURAL LAW
The University of Georgia Press
A Survey
ANIMALS AND WHY THEY MATTER Riccardo Saccenti

Mary Midgley 2016 144pp
2006 160pp, illustrations 9780268100407 Hardback £47.50 / €55.00
9780820320410 Paperback £22.95 / €26.00
Examines and evaluates the major lines of interpretation
For full details of this title, please see page 1. of the medieval concepts of natural rights and natural law
within the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries and
LIFE’S PHILOSOPHY explains how the major historiographical interpretations of
ius naturale and lex naturalis have changed. Riccardo Saccenti
Reason and Feeling in a Deeper World sheds light on the historical debate and on the medieval
Arne Naess roots of modern human rights theories.

2008 216pp University of Pittsburgh Press
9780820332529 Paperback £23.95 / €29.00
HEGEL, HAITI, AND UNIVERSAL
Offers a bold perspective on the power of feelings to HISTORY
move us away from ecological and cultural degradation
toward sound, future-focused policy and action. This book Susan Buck-Morss
acknowledges the powerlessness of the intellect without the 2009 160pp, 23 illustrations
heart, and, like Thoreau before him, he rejects the Cartesian 9780822959786 Paperback £19.95 / €24.00
notion of mind-body separation. Illuminations: Cultural Formations of the Americas

Historicizing the thought of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
and the actions taken in the Haitian Revolution, this work
examines the startling connections between the two and
challenges us to widen the boundaries of our historical
imagination.

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