Books in political philosophy

2017-07-28T17:48:11+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Capital: Critique of Political Economy, The City of the Sun, Republic (Plato), Statism and Anarchy, The Prince, De re publica, The End of History and the Last Man, The Road to Serfdom, Leviathan (book), The City of God (book), Crito, Apology (Plato), Elements of the Philosophy of Right, Perpetual Peace: A Philosophical Sketch, Three Principles of the People, Antigone (Sophocles play), Utopia (book), The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality, Politics (Aristotle), The Conquest of Bread, Statesman (dialogue), The State (book), Anarchy, State, and Utopia, Freedom. A Plea, An Introduction to Animals and Political Theory, Government Bullies, The Left Alternative, Liberty Defined, The Revolution: A Manifesto, Two Treatises of Government, What Should Legal Analysis Become?, A Theory of Justice, Daemonologie, The Tears of the White Man, Achieving Our Country, Patriarcha, Libertarianism Without Inequality, Between Facts and Norms, End the Fed, For a New Liberty, Liberalism and the Limits of Justice, De Monarchia, Interpretation and Social Criticism, Knowledge and Politics, The Critical Legal Studies Movement (book), The Law of Nations, Traité sur les apparitions des esprits et sur les vampires ou les revenans de Hongrie, de Moravie, &c., Rules for Radicals, De Cive, De Legibus, Animal Rights Without Liberation, Democracy Realized: The Progressive Alternative, The Future of American Progressivism: An Initiative for Political and Economic Reform, Freedom and the Law, On the Way of Resurrection, Taking a Stand, The Human Condition (book), Political Animals and Animal Politics, The New Left: The Anti-Industrial Revolution, Philosophy and Real Politics, The Self Awakened: Pragmatism Unbound, The Law (book), Hermeneutic Communism, No, They Can't, The Tea Party Goes to Washington, The Vision of the Anointed, A Foreign Policy of Freedom, Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal, The Spirit of the Laws, A Conflict of Visions, Power: A New Social Analysis, Considerations on Representative Government, Egalitarianism as a Revolt Against Nature and Other Essays, Spheres of Justice flashcards Books in political philosophy
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  • Capital: Critique of Political Economy
    Capital: Critique of Political Economy (German: Das Kapital, Kritik der politischen Ökonomie, pronounced [das kapiˈtaːl]; 1867–1883) by Karl Marx is a foundational theoretical text in communist philosophy, economics and politics.
  • The City of the Sun
    The City of the Sun (Italian: La città del Sole; Latin: Civitas Solis) is a philosophical work by the Italian Dominican philosopher Tommaso Campanella.
  • Republic (Plato)
    The Republic (Greek: Πολιτεία, Politeia; Latin: De Re Publica) is a Socratic dialogue, written by Plato around 380 BC, concerning the definition of justice (δικαιοσύνη), the order and character of the just city-state and the just man—for this reason, ancient readers used the name On Justice as an alternative title (not to be confused with the spurious dialogue also titled On Justice).
  • Statism and Anarchy
    Statism and Anarchy (Russian: Государственность и анархия, Gosudarstvennost' i anarkhiia, literally "Statehood and Anarchy") was the last work by the Russian anarchist Mikhail Bakunin.
  • The Prince
    The Prince (Italian: Il Principe [il ˈprintʃipe]) is a 16th-century political treatise, by the Italian diplomat and political theorist, Niccolò Machiavelli.
  • De re publica
    De re publica (On the Commonwealth; see below) is a dialogue on Roman politics by Cicero, written in six books between 54 and 51 BC.
  • The End of History and the Last Man
    The End of History and the Last Man is a 1992 book by Francis Fukuyama, expanding on his 1989 essay "The End of History?", published in the international affairs journal The National Interest.
  • The Road to Serfdom
    The Road to Serfdom (German: Der Weg zur Knechtschaft) is a book written between 1940 and 1943 by Austrian-born economist and philosopher Friedrich von Hayek, in which he "[warns] of the danger of tyranny that inevitably results from government control of economic decision-making through central planning.
  • Leviathan (book)
    Leviathan or The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil—commonly referred to as Leviathan—is a book written by Thomas Hobbes (1588–1679) and published in 1651 (revised Latin edition 1668).
  • The City of God (book)
    De Civitate Dei (full title: De Civitate Dei contra Paganos, translated in English as The City of God Against the Pagans) or The City of God is a book of Christian philosophy written in Latin by Augustine of Hippo in the early 5th century AD.
  • Crito
    Crito (/ˈkraɪtoʊ/ KRY-toh or /ˈkriːtoʊ/ KREE-toh; Ancient Greek: Κρίτων [krítɔːn]) is a dialogue by the ancient Greek philosopher Plato.
  • Apology (Plato)
    The Apology of Socrates (Greek: Ἀπολογία Σωκράτους, Apologia Sokratous, Latin: Apologia Socratis), by Plato, is the Socratic dialogue that presents the speech of legal self-defence, which Socrates presented at his trial for impiety and corruption, in 399 BC.
  • Elements of the Philosophy of Right
    Elements of the Philosophy of Right (EPR; German: Grundlinien der Philosophie des Rechts, GPR) is a work by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel published in 1820, though the book's original title page dates it to 1821.
  • Perpetual Peace: A Philosophical Sketch
    "Perpetual Peace: A Philosophical Sketch" (German: Zum ewigen Frieden. Ein philosophischer Entwurf) is a 1795 essay by Immanuel Kant.
  • Three Principles of the People
    The Three Principles of the People, also translated as Three People's Principles, San-min Doctrine, or Tridemism is a political philosophy developed by Sun Yat-sen as part of a philosophy to make China a free, prosperous, and powerful nation.
  • Antigone (Sophocles play)
    Antigone (/ænˈtɪɡəniː/ an-TIG-ə-nee; Ancient Greek: Ἀντιγόνη) is a tragedy by Sophocles written in or before 441 BC.
  • Utopia (book)
    Utopia (Libellus vere aureus, nec minus salutaris quam festivus, de optimo rei publicae statu deque nova insula Utopia) is a work of fiction and political philosophy by Thomas More (1478–1535) published in 1516 in Latin.
  • The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality
    The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality is a book written by Austrian School economist and libertarian thinker Ludwig von Mises.
  • Politics (Aristotle)
    Politics (Greek: Πολιτικά) is a work of political philosophy by Aristotle, a 4th-century BC Greek philosopher.
  • The Conquest of Bread
    The Conquest of Bread (French: La Conquête du Pain; Russian: Хлеб и воля) is a book by the anarchist communist Peter Kropotkin.
  • Statesman (dialogue)
    The Statesman (Greek: Πολιτικός, Politikos; Latin: Politicus), also known by its Latin title, Politicus, is a Socratic dialogue written by Plato.
  • The State (book)
    The State (German: Der Staat) is a book by German sociologist Franz Oppenheimer first published in Germany in 1908.
  • Anarchy, State, and Utopia
    Anarchy, State, and Utopia is a 1974 book by the American political philosopher Robert Nozick.
  • Freedom. A Plea
    Freedom. A Plea (German: Freiheit. Ein Plädoyer) is a book by Joachim Gauck, the President of Germany, released on 20 February 2012, the day after his nomination.
  • An Introduction to Animals and Political Theory
    An Introduction to Animals and Political Theory is a 2010 textbook by the British political theorist Alasdair Cochrane.
  • Government Bullies
    Government Bullies: How Everyday Americans are Being Harassed, Abused, and Imprisoned by the Feds is a book by United States Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky.
  • The Left Alternative
    The Left Alternative is a 2009 book by philosopher and politician Roberto Mangabeira Unger.
  • Liberty Defined
    Liberty Defined: 50 Essential Issues That Affect Our Freedom is a best-selling 2011 non-fiction book by Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX).
  • The Revolution: A Manifesto
    The Revolution: A Manifesto is a New York Times #1 best seller by Republican former U.
  • Two Treatises of Government
    Two Treatises of Government (or Two Treatises of Government: In the Former, The False Principles, and Foundation of Sir Robert Filmer, and His Followers, Are Detected and Overthrown. The Latter Is an Essay Concerning The True Original, Extent, and End of Civil Government) is a work of political philosophy published anonymously in 1689 by John Locke.
  • What Should Legal Analysis Become?
    What Should Legal Analysis Become? is a book by philosopher and politician Roberto Mangabeira Unger.
  • A Theory of Justice
    A Theory of Justice is a work of political philosophy and ethics by John Rawls, in which Rawls attempts to solve the problem of distributive justice (the socially just distribution of goods in a society) by utilising a variant of the familiar device of the social contract.
  • Daemonologie
    Daemonologie — in full Daemonologie, In Forme of a Dialogue, Divided into three Books: By the High and Mighty Prince, James &c.
  • The Tears of the White Man
    The Tears of the White Man: Compassion as Contempt (French: Le Sanglot de l'homme blanc. Tiers-Monde, culpabilité, haine de soi) is a 1983 book by the French philosopher Pascal Bruckner.
  • Achieving Our Country
    Achieving Our Country: Leftist Thought in Twentieth-Century America is a book by American philosopher Richard Rorty, in which Rorty differentiates between what he sees as the two sides of the Left, a critical Left and a progressive Left.
  • Patriarcha
    Patriarcha, or The Natural Power of Kings is a 1680 book by the English philosopher Robert Filmer.
  • Libertarianism Without Inequality
    Libertarianism Without Inequality is a book written in 2003 by Michael Otsuka, and published by Oxford University Press.
  • Between Facts and Norms
    Between Facts and Norms (German: Faktizität und Geltung) is a 1992 book on deliberative politics by the German political philosopher Jürgen Habermas.
  • End the Fed
    End the Fed is a 2009 book by Congressman Ron Paul of Texas.
  • For a New Liberty
    For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto (1973; second edition 1978; third edition 1985) is a book by American economist and historian Murray Rothbard.
  • Liberalism and the Limits of Justice
    Liberalism and the Limits of Justice (1982; second edition 1998) is a book about political philosophy by Michael Sandel.
  • De Monarchia
    De Monarchia (pronounced Monàrkia) is a Latin treatise on secular and religious power by Dante Alighieri.
  • Interpretation and Social Criticism
    Interpretation and Social Criticism is a 1987 book by Michael Walzer.
  • Knowledge and Politics
    Knowledge and Politics is a 1975 book by philosopher and politician Roberto Mangabeira Unger.
  • The Critical Legal Studies Movement (book)
    The Critical Legal Studies Movement is a book by philosopher and politician Roberto Mangabeira Unger.
  • The Law of Nations
    The Law of Nations (French: Le droit des gens) is a work of political philosophy by Emerich de Vattel, published in 1758.
  • Traité sur les apparitions des esprits et sur les vampires ou les revenans de Hongrie, de Moravie, &c.
    Traité sur les apparitions des esprits et sur les vampires ou les revenans de Hongrie, de Moravie, &c.
  • Rules for Radicals
    Rules for Radicals: A Pragmatic Primer for Realistic Radicals is the last book published in 1971 by activist and writer Saul D.
  • De Cive
    De Cive ("On the citizen") is one of Thomas Hobbes's major works.
  • De Legibus
    The De Legibus (On the Laws) is a dialogue written by Marcus Tullius Cicero during the last years of the Roman Republic.
  • Animal Rights Without Liberation
    Animal Rights Without Liberation: Applied Ethics and Human Obligations is a 2012 book by the British political theorist Alasdair Cochrane, in which it is argued that animal rights philosophy can be decoupled from animal liberation philosophy by the adoption of the interest-based rights approach.
  • Democracy Realized: The Progressive Alternative
    Democracy Realized: The Progressive Alternative is a 1998 book by philosopher and politician Roberto Mangabeira Unger.
  • The Future of American Progressivism: An Initiative for Political and Economic Reform
    The Future of American Progressivism: An Initiative for Political and Economic Reform is a 1999 book co-written by philosopher and politician Roberto Mangabeira Unger and philosopher, activist and public intellectual Cornel West.
  • Freedom and the Law
    Freedom and the Law is Italian jurist and philosopher Bruno Leoni's most popular work.
  • On the Way of Resurrection
    On the Way of Resurrection (Arabic: فِي سَبِيلِ البعث, Fi Sabil al Baath) is a political literature book written by Michel Aflaq, one of the founders of Ba'athism.
  • Taking a Stand
    Taking a Stand: Moving Beyond Partisan Politics to Unite America is a book by United States Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky.
  • The Human Condition (book)
    The Human Condition, first published in 1958, Hannah Arendt's account of how "human activities" should be and have been understood throughout Western history.
  • Political Animals and Animal Politics
    Political Animals and Animal Politics is a 2014 edited collection published by Palgrave Macmillan and edited by the green political theorists Marcel Wissenburg and David Schlosberg.
  • The New Left: The Anti-Industrial Revolution
    The New Left: The Anti-Industrial Revolution is a 1971 collection of essays by Ayn Rand, in which Rand argues that religion, the New Left, and similar forces are irrational and harmful.
  • Philosophy and Real Politics
    Philosophy and Real Politics is a 2008 book by British philosopher and scholar Raymond Geuss whose main subject is the relationship between politics and human needs.
  • The Self Awakened: Pragmatism Unbound
    The Self Awakened: Pragmatism Unbound is a 2007 book by philosopher and politician Roberto Mangabeira Unger.
  • The Law (book)
    The Law, original French title La Loi, is an 1850 book by Frédéric Bastiat.
  • Hermeneutic Communism
    Hermeneutic Communism: from Heidegger to Marx is a 2011 book of political philosophy and Marxist hermeneutics by Gianni Vattimo and Santiago Zabala.
  • No, They Can't
    No, They Can't: Why Government Fails — But Individuals Succeed is a 2012 book by John Stossel, the American consumer reporter, investigative journalist, author and libertarian columnist.
  • The Tea Party Goes to Washington
    The Tea Party Goes to Washington is a book by United States Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky.
  • The Vision of the Anointed
    The Vision of the Anointed is a book by economist and political columnist Thomas Sowell challenging people Sowell refers to as "Teflon prophets," who predict that there will be future social, economic, or environmental problems in the absence of government intervention (Ralph Nader is one of his foremost examples).
  • A Foreign Policy of Freedom
    A Foreign Policy of Freedom: Peace, Commerce, and Honest Friendship is a 2007 compilation of floor speeches to the U.
  • Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal
    Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal is a collection of essays, mostly by Ayn Rand, with additional essays by her associates Nathaniel Branden, Alan Greenspan, and Robert Hessen.
  • The Spirit of the Laws
    The Spirit of the Laws (French: De l'esprit des lois, originally spelled De l'esprit des loix; also sometimes called The Spirit of Laws) is a treatise on political theory first published anonymously by Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu in 1748 with the help of Claudine Guérin de Tencin.
  • A Conflict of Visions
    A Conflict of Visions is a book by Thomas Sowell.
  • Power: A New Social Analysis
    Power: A New Social Analysis by Bertrand Russell (1st imp. London 1938, Allen & Unwin, 328 pp.) is a work in social philosophy written by Bertrand Russell.
  • Considerations on Representative Government
    Considerations on Representative Government is a book by John Stuart Mill published in 1861.
  • Egalitarianism as a Revolt Against Nature and Other Essays
    Egalitarianism as a Revolt Against Nature and Other Essays is a 1974 book by economist Murray Rothbard.
  • Spheres of Justice
    Spheres of Justice: A Defense of Pluralism and Equality is a 1983 book by Michael Walzer.