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The Chinese Liberal Spirit
The Chinese Liberal Spirit (February 2022)
Selected Writings of Xu Fuguan
Xu Fuguan - Author
David Elstein - Editor/translator

The first English-language translation of an important figure in modern Confucian thought.

Xu Fuguan (1903–1982) was one of the most important Confucian scholars of the twentieth century. A key figure in the Nationalist Party, Xu played a role in the Chinese civil war after World War II and in the early years of the Nationalist government in Taiwan. He never ceased to believe that ...(Read More)
 
 
Liberating Revolution
Liberating Revolution (January 2022)
Emancipating Radical Change from the State
Nathan Eckstrand - Author

Provides a novel conceptual and practical theory of revolution, engaging previous theories of revolution, contemporary continental philosophy, and systems theory.

Liberating Revolution challenges the idea that we understand what revolution is. All current understandings of revolution are different ways of portraying the state. To liberate revolution, we must explain radical ...(Read More)
 
 
Leo Strauss on Democracy, Technology, and Liberal Education
Leo Strauss on Democracy, Technology, and Liberal Education (November 2021)
Timothy W. Burns - Author

The first book-length study of Leo Strauss' understanding of the relation between modern democracy, technology, and liberal education.

Liberal democracy is today under unprecedented attack from both the left and the right. Offering a fresh and penetrating examination of how Leo Strauss understood the emergence of liberal democracy and what is necessary to sustain and elevate it, ...(Read More)
 
 
Seeing with Free Eyes
Seeing with Free Eyes (August 2021)
The Poetic Justice of Euripides
Marlene K. Sokolon - Author

Examines the ideas of justice in Euripidean tragedy, which reveals the human experience of justice to be paradoxical, and reminds us of the need for humility in our unceasing quest for a just world.

Responding to Plato’s challenge to defend the political thought of poetic sources, Marlene K. Sokolon explores Euripides’s understanding of justice in nine of his surviving tragedies. D...(Read More)
 
 
A Dangerous Passion
A Dangerous Passion (May 2021)
Leadership and the Question of Honor
Haig Patapan - Author

Shows the importance of honor for leaders, both as a source of noble ambition to pursue the public good and as dangerous temptation to seek glory through domination.

A Dangerous Passion argues that leadership and honor are mutually constitutive and that this dynamic relationship fundamentally shapes the character of political practice. Haig Patapan shows how our contemporary...(Read More)
 
 
Ummah
Ummah (May 2021)
A New Paradigm for a Global World
Katrin A. Jomaa - Author

Offers the Islamic concept of ummah as an alternative to the nation-state.

How can we live together without alienation, avoidance, and fear? How can we complement one another such that each of us can uniquely contribute to the making of our societies? To address these and other questions, Katrin A. Jomaa examines the moral, political, and spiritual understanding of the Qur’...(Read More)
 
 
Contribution to the Correction of the Public's Judgments on the French Revolution
Contribution to the Correction of the Public's Judgments on the French Revolution (March 2021)
J. G. Fichte - Author
Jeffrey Church - Editor, translator and introduction by
Anna Marisa Schön - Editor, translator and introduction by

First translation into English of Fichte’s major work on the French Revolution.

The reception history of the French Revolution in France and England is well documented among Anglophone scholars; however, the debate over the Revolution in Germany is much less well known. Fichte’s Contribution played an important role in this debate. Presented here for the first time in Engli...(Read More)
 
 
Open Borders
Open Borders (March 2021)
Encounters between Italian Philosophy and Continental Thought
Silvia Benso - Editor
Antonio Calcagno - Editor

Offers a dialogue about the future of the nature of the human, technology, metaphysical foundations, globalization, and social and political oppression.

In order to create a greater dialogue between new and emerging Italian philosophy and established continental traditions of thought, Silvia Benso and Antonio Calcagno bring together the work of well-known figures in Italian philoso...(Read More)
 
 
Bastard Politics
Bastard Politics (February 2021)
Sovereignty and Violence
Nick Mansfield - Author

Argues that we need to reinvent sovereignty as a motive for democratic political action while remaining alert to its dangers, specifically its relationship to violence.

Sovereignty is usually seen as either the assertion of national rights in the face of external challenge or the cruel license of unaccountable power. In philosophy, sovereignty has been presented as the eart...(Read More)
 
 
Critique in German Philosophy
Critique in German Philosophy (November 2020)
From Kant to Critical Theory
María del Rosario Acosta López - Editor
J. Colin McQuillan - Editor

Traces a conceptual history of critique in German philosophy from the eighteenth century to the present.

Critique has been a central theme in the German philosophical tradition since the eighteenth century. The main goal of this book is to provide a history of this concept from its Kantian inception to contemporary critical theory. Focusing on both canonical and previously overloo...(Read More)
 
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