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  • Weaving the Cradle

    Facilitating Groups to Promote Attunement and Bonding between Parents, Their Babies and Toddlers

    Groups for parents, babies and toddlers, spanning the 1001 critical days from late pregnancy up to age two, are an effective way of supporting expectant and new parents by helping them to become more attuned, sensitive and empathic towards their child.Contributors bring together a range of theoretical perspectives to show different ways to facilitate groups that combine mindfulness and ... Read more

    $27.99 USD

  • Western Civilization and the Academy

    This volume brings together leading thinkers who offer reflections on the place of Western civilization in the academy, at a time when there is indifference or even antipathy toward the study of the West at most institutions of higher learning. Alternative narratives—including multiculturalism, diversity, and sustainability—have come to the fore in the stead of Western civilization. The present ... Read more

    $86.99 USD

  • The Ship of State

    Statecraft and Politics from Ancient Greece to Democratic America

    This provocative and illuminating book provides a new perspective on the development of political thought from Homer to Machiavelli, Tocqueville, and Gertrude Stein (who is introduced here, for the first time, as a writer of political significance). Providing nuanced readings of key texts by these and other thinkers, Norma Thompson locates a powerful theme: that the political health of organized ... Read more

    $58.99 USD

  • Instilling Ethics

    Instilling Ethics casts a fresh light on both the historical sources and the contemporary issues of a major preoccupation of our time: ethics. Norma Thompson has compiled essays from prominent scholars in a wide-range of disciplines to address the problems, pretensions, and positive potentialities of ethical practices today. Instilling Ethics offers a new way of connecting today's ethics to the ... Read more

    $41.99 USD

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    The brilliant, controversial, bestselling critique of American culture that “hits with the approximate force and effect of electroshock therapy” (The New York Times)—now featuring a new afterword by Andrew Ferguson in a twenty-fifth anniversary edition.In 1987, eminent political philosopher Allan Bloom published The Closing of the American Mind, an appraisal of contemporary America that “hits with ... Read more

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  • The Age of Rights

    This book presents a valuable clarification and defence of human rights by Italy's leading political theorist. ... Read more

    $19.00 USD

  • A Student's Guide to the Core Curriculum

    by Mark C Henrie ...
    series ISI Guides to the Major Disciplines
    “This slender volume explains the merits of getting an old-fashioned liberal arts education” (The American Spectator).College students today have tremendous freedom to choose the courses they will take. With such freedom, however, students face a pressing dilemma: How can they choose well? Which courses convey the core of an authentic liberal arts education, transmitting our civilizational ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • The Invention of Autonomy

    A History of Modern Moral Philosophy

    This remarkable book is the most comprehensive study ever written of the history of moral philosophy in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Its aim is to set Kant's still influential ethics in its historical context by showing in detail what the central questions in moral philosophy were for him and how he arrived at his own distinctive ethical views. The book is organised into four main ... Read more

    $32.99 USD

  • We Hold These Truths

    Catholic Reflections on the American Proposition

    series A Sheed & Ward Classic
    The 1960 publication of We Hold These Truths marked a significant event in the history of modern American thought. Since that time, Sheed & Ward has kept the book in print and has published several studies of John Courtney Murray's life and work. We are proud to present a new edition of this classic text, which features a comprehensive introduction by Peter Lawler that places Murray in the context ... Read more

    $36.99 USD

  • Manhood and Politics

    A Feminist Reading in Political Theory

    series New Feminist Perspectives
    'Is politics gendered? Wendy Brown things so, and argues for this point with elegance, imagination and pungent phrases. Brown's book is challenging, provocative and...original; it does force us to question the degree to which gender controls our politics.'-THE REVIEW OF POLITICS ... Read more

    $51.99 USD

  • Hanna Fenichel Pitkin

    Politics, Justice, Action

    series Routledge Innovators in Political Theory
    Hanna Fenichel Pitkin has made key contributions to the field of political philosophy, pushing forward and clarifying the ways that political theorists think about action as the exercise of political freedom. In so doing, she has offered insightful studies of the problems of modern politics that theorists are called to address, and has addressed them herself in a range of theoretical genres.. This ... Read more

    $64.99 USD

  • Platonic Noise

    Platonic Noise brings classical and contemporary writings into conversation to enrich our experience of modern life and politics. Drawing on writers as diverse as Plato, Homer, Nietzsche, Borges, Don DeLillo, and Philip Roth, Peter Euben shows us the relevance of both popular literature and ancient Greek thought to current questions of loss, mourning, and democracy--all while arguing for the ... Read more

    $28.99 USD