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Thucydides and the Pursuit of Freedom
Mary P. Nichols
In this book, Mary P. Nichols argues for the centrality of the idea of freedom in Thucydides'...



Black Vienna
The Radical Right in the Red City, 1918–1938
Janek Wasserman
Janek Wasserman traces intellectual, social, and political developments in the Austrian First Republic while highlighting intellectuals' participation in the growing worldwide conflict between socialism, conservatism, and...



"On the Republic" and "On the Laws"
Marcus Tullius Cicero
David Fott's vigorous yet elegant English translations of Cicero's major works of political philosophy are the first to appear since publication of the latest critical edition of the Latin texts.



The Theban Plays
"Oedipus the Tyrant"; "Oedipus at Colonus"; "Antigone"
Sophocles
Precise yet fluent translations of the timeless Theban tragedies.



Edmund Burke in America
The Contested Career of the Father of Modern Conservatism
Drew Maciag
Drew Maciag traces Burke's reception and reputation in the United States, from the contest of ideas between Burke and Thomas Paine in the Revolutionary period, to the Progressive Era to his apotheosis within the modern conservative...



Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice
Jack Donnelly
"This wide-ranging book looks at all aspects of human rights, drawing on political theory, sociology, and international relations as well as international law."—Foreign Affairs



Philosophers in the "Republic"
Plato's Two Paradigms
Roslyn Weiss
In this smart and carefully argued book, Roslyn Weiss offers a new interpretation of Platonic moral philosophy based on an unconventional reading of the...



Warlords
Strong-arm Brokers in Weak States
Kimberly Marten
Kimberly Marten shows why and how warlords undermine state sovereignty. Unlike the feudal lords of a previous era, warlords today are not state-builders. They thrive on illegality and rely on private militias for...



Impious Fidelity
Anna Freud, Psychoanalysis, Politics
Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg
Stewart-Steinberg investigates the legacy of Anna Freud at the intersection between psychoanalysis as a mode of thinking and theorizing and its existence as a political entity.



Benjamin's Library
Modernity, Nation, and the Baroque
Jane O. Newman
Recovering Walter Benjamin's connection to seventeenth-century Baroque literature and political theory.



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