Machiavelli’s Art of Politics

Alejandro Bárcenas, Texas State University

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€47,00
$59.00
ISBN13: 
9789004298002
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9789004298026
Publication Date: 
June 2015
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Paperback
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vi, 167 pages
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280

Edited by Elena Namli, Jayne Svenungsson and Alana M. Vincent

The purpose of this book is to contribute to the deeper understanding of the relationship between Jewish thought, utopia, and revolution, by taking a fresh look at its historical and religious roots. It comprises aspects such as political messianism, religious renewal, Zionism, and different...
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274
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038332
Publication date: 
January 2014
€52,00
$64.00

Hugh P. McDonald

Environmental Philosophy: A Revaluation of Cosmopolitan Ethics from an Ecocentric Standpoint calls for a new approach to ethics. Starting from the necessity for all life of air, water, and food, the book revalues the relation of ethics and environmentalism. Using insights of the environmental...
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Volume: 
273
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042038318
Publication date: 
January 2014
€122,00
$150.00

Edited by Brian G. Henning and David Kovacs

Since its founding in 1950, the Metaphysical Society of America has remained a pluralistic community dedicated to rigorous philosophical inquiry into the most basic metaphysical questions. At each year’s conference, the presidential address offers original insights into metaphysical questions....
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Volume: 
272
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042038288
Publication date: 
January 2014
€97,00
$120.00

Piotr Nowak

The wars of generations, which Nowak explores in the works of Plato, Aristophanes and Shakespeare, pertain to the essence and meaning of time. They make up the dramatic tensions in the transgenerational dialogue between the old and the young.
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Volume: 
271
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038202
Publication date: 
January 2014
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$37.00

Edited by Patricia Hanna

More than being a volume about the philosophy of Bernard Harrison, this volume is about how Harrison conceptualizes the creation of the human world. One might be tempted to classify Harrison as a major voice in many diverse discussions—philosophy of literature, philosophy of language, philosophy...
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Volume: 
270
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038196
Publication date: 
January 2014
€70,00
$86.00

Bartholomew Ryan

This book argues that a radical political gesture can be found in Søren Kierkegaard’s writings. The chapters navigate an interdisciplinary landscape by placing Kierkegaard’s passionate thought in conversation with the writings of Georg Lukács, Carl Schmitt, Walter Benjamin and Theodor Adorno. At...
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Volume: 
269
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038134
Publication date: 
January 2014
€67,00
$82.00

Edited by Greg Moses and Gail Presbey

This book argues that peace must be a public thing. Philosophers of peace have long worked for public results. Opposing nuclear weapons, organizing the disinherited, challenging violence in the status quo, such are the legacies of engaged philosophers. Our authors remember these examples as we...
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Volume: 
268
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038059
Publication date: 
January 2014
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$57.00

Edited by Jakob Lothe and Jeremy Hawthorn

While Plato recommended expelling poets from the ideal society, W. H. Auden famously declared that poetry makes nothing happen. The 19 contributions to the present book avoid such polarized views and, responding in different ways to the “ethical turn” in narrative theory, explore the varied ways...
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Volume: 
267
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042037281
Publication date: 
January 2013
€90,00
$112.00

Edited by Vasil Gluchman

This book of essays focuses on the new approaches to moral issues from two perspectives. The first part, ‘Various Concepts of Morality’, analyses certain central approaches to moral study, and creates the methodological starting point for the more specific enquiries of the second part. ‘New...
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266
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042037274
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January 2013
€50,00
$61.00

David C. Bellusci

Amor Dei, “love of God” raises three questions: How do we know God is love? How do we experience love of God? How free are we to love God? This book presents three kinds of love, worldly, spiritual, and divine to understand God’s love. The work begins with Augustine’s Confessions highlighting his...
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Volume: 
265
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042036864
Publication date: 
January 2013
€53,00
$65.00

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