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Hannah Arendt – Originile Totalitarismului

The Origins of Totalitarianism begins with the rise of anti-Semitism in central and western Europe in the 1800s and continues with an examination of European colonial imperialism from 1884 to the outbreak of World War I. Arendt explores the institutions and operations of totalitarian movements, focusing on the two genuine forms ...
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Cicero – Political Speeches

Cicero (106-43 BC) was the greatest orator of the ancient world and a leading politician of the closing era of the Roman republic. This book presents with nine of his speeches that reflect the development, variety, and drama of his political career. Among them are two speeches from his prosecution ...
Cicero The Republic and the Laws

Cicero – The Republic and the Laws

Cicero’s The Republic is an impassioned plea for responsible government written just before the civil war that ended the Roman Republic in a dialogue following Plato. Drawing on Greek political theory, the work embodies the mature reflections of a Roman ex-consul on the nature of political organization, on justice in society, and ...
Classical Modern Philosophy by Jeffrey Tlumak

Classical Modern Philosophy by Jeffrey Tlumak

Classical Modern Philosophy introduces students to the key philosophers of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and explores their most important works. Jeffrey Tlumak takes the reader on a chronological journey from Descartes to Kant, tracing the themes that run through the period and their interrelations. The main texts covered are: Descartes’ Meditations on ...
Concise dictionary of politics Oxford

Concise dictionary of politics Oxford

Written by a team of leading political scientists, the Concise Dictionary of Politics contains more than 1,700 entries, including new materials on topics such as NGOs, butterfly ballots, decentralization, ethnic cleansing, and direct action. Covering political thinkers, institutions, and concepts, the dictionary has an international perspective. Appendices list the political leaders of ...
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Critique of the Judgement by Immanuel Kant

Contained in this volume is the first part of Immanuel Kant’s „Critique of Judgement”, which is subtitled „The Critique of Aesthetic Judgement” and in which Kant discusses aesthetics and how as humans we decide what is beautiful and how in turn we respond to that beauty. Immanuel Kant, considered by ...
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Discourse on the origin of inequality by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

n his Discourses (1755), Rousseau argues that inequalities of rank, wealth, and power are the inevitable result of the civilizing process. If inequality is intolerable – and Rousseau shows with unparalledled eloquence how it robs us not only of our material but also of our psychological independence – then how can we ...
International law from below

International law from below by Balakrishnan Rajagopal

Balakrishnan Rajagopal’s fundamental critique of modern international law draws attention to traditional Third World engagements. Rajagopal challenges current approaches to international law and politics either through states or through individuals. With transnational and local social movement action now becoming increasingly visible and important–as witnessed in Seattle in 1999, he demonstrates ...
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On Liberty by John Stuart Mill

Discussed and debated from time immemorial, the concept of personal liberty went without codification until the 1859 publication of On Liberty. John Stuart Mill’s complete and resolute dedication to the cause of freedom inspired this treatise, an enduring work through which the concept remains well known and studied. The British economist, ...