Herbert Marcuse, Erich Fromm, Max Horkheimer, Franz Neumann, Theodor Adorno, Leo Lowenthal—the impact of the Frankfurt School on the sociological, political, and cultural thought of the twentieth century has been profound.
Long considered "the noblest of the senses," vision has increasingly come under critical scrutiny by a wide range of thinkers who question its dominance in Western culture. These critics of vision, especially prominent in twentieth-century France, have... show more
In this book, Edward Keynes examines the fundamental-rights philosophy and jurisprudence that affords constitutional protection to unenumerated liberty, property, and privacy rights. He is critical of the failure of the U.S. Supreme Court to adopt a co... show more
This volume addresses the issue of the human encounter with the Mystery of God and the purpose of human life. It explores major themes from diverse cultural and philosophical traditions, starting with questions about the possibility of belief in God, H... show more
philosophers have a responsibility to their society that is distinct from their
responsibility to it as citizens? This edited volume explores both what type of
contribution philosophy can make and what type of reasoning is appropriate when
addressin... show more
This classic collection of essays by E.P. Thompson, one of England’s most renowned socialist voices, remains a staple text in the history of Marxist theory. The bulk of the book is dedicated to Thompson’s famous polemic against Louis Althusser and what... show more
The object of this work is to define Dante’s attitude or, if need be, his successive attitudes towards philosophy. It is therefore a question of ascertaining the character, function and place which Dante assigned to this branch of learning among the ac... show more
Is Democracy overrated?
Does power corrupt? Or do corrupt people seek power?
Do corporate puppet masters pull politicians' strings?
Why does Frank talk to the camera?
Can politics deliver on the promise of justice?
House of Cards depicts our worst fear... show more