Description : This authoritative collection of the seminal texts in post-war political philosophy has now been updated and expanded. Reprints key articles, mainly unabridged, touching upon the nature of the state, democracy, justice, rights, liberty, equality and oppression. Includes work from politics, law and economics, as well as from continental and analytic philosophy. Now includes thirteen additional texts, taking account of recent developments in the field and reflecting the most pressing concerns in international affairs. Can be used alongside A Companion to Contemporary Political Philosophy (Blackwell Publishing, 1993; second edition in preparation) as the basis for a systematic introduction to the subject.
Description : "This book contains essays and emerging thoughts that grapple with fundamental questions regarding ourselves, our world and the environments in which we find ourselves. Included are considerations of the issues of freedom and control, world philosophy, ethics, morality and judgement, and investigations of diverse areas from ontology to sexual attraction."--P.  of cover.
Description : Intended for upper-division courses in Social and Political Philosophy, Social Philosophy, and Political Philosophy that are taken by philosophy majors and often by political science and pre-law students. This anthology, with general and special introductions by the author, puts the historical development of Western social and political philosophy into both feminist and multicultural perspectives. Each of the book's sections provides a solid foundation of classic western readings, followed by articles with feminist and multicultural perspectives.
Description : ROOTS OF WISDOM, Seventh Edition, invites students to explore universal and current philosophical issues through a rich tapestry of perspectives including the ideas and traditions of men and women from the West, Asia, the Americas, and Africa. No other book offers such breadth of multicultural coverage coupled with a clear, concise, and approachable writing style. Mitchell presents striking images to illustrate our diverse cultural inheritance, using fine art, cartoons, poetry, movies, current events, and popular music to bring the issues of philosophy to life for students. This edition includes a new discussion of logos and mythos as laid out by Karen Armstrong, material on calculative vs. meditative thinking from Heidegger, expanded treatment of sovereignty and citizenship with new discussion on the so-called Arab Spring, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : Timely. Prophetic. On the cutting edge. In Restoring the Christian Family, the Sandfords confront the issues facing families today with sound logic based on scriptural truth. In-depth insights from more than thirty years of counseling experience combine forcefully with helpful illustrations from the author's own family life, providing practical wisdom for every reader who is concerned about his or her family. Restoring the Christian Family helps to fulfill the prophecy of Malachi,"]]And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers]]" (Mal. 4: 6)
Description : In Bodytalk, E. Jane Burns contends that female protagonists in medieval texts authored by men can be heard to talk back against the stereotyped and codified roles that their fictive anatomy is designed to convey.