Intellectual History

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Text and Tradition in South India

Essays on Telugu and South Indian literature and culture by distinguished Telugu scholar Narayana Rao.

Political Liberalism

Edited by Shaun P. Young
Subjects: Politics And Law

Leading theorists explore the concept of political liberalism.

Leo Strauss, Philosopher

European scholars discuss Leo Strauss as a major figure in the history of philosophy.

Principle and Prudence in Western Political Thought

Reflections on principle and prudence in the thoughts and actions of great thinkers and statesmen.


By Sophia Vasalou
Subjects: History

Synthesizes the most important recent work on wonder and brings a number of disciplines into conversation.

The Rose Cross and the Age of Reason

Examines the relationship between diverse iterations of Rosicrucianism and the philosophy of the Enlightenment.

Merleau-Ponty and the Possibilities of Philosophy

Leading scholars engage the later contributions of Maurice Merleau-Ponty.

John Dee's Occultism

A comprehensive look at the life and work of one of the towering figures of Renaissance mysticism.

Nahum Goldmann

Explores the life and career of one of the twentieth century’s most colorful Zionist leaders.

Race after Sartre

Examines Jean-Paul Sartre’s antiracist politics and his contributions to critical race theories, postcolonialism, and Africana existentialism.

Identity and Difference

Edited by Philip T. Grier
Subjects: History

Contributors draw on Hegel’s account of identity and difference to challenge conventional theories of identity.

Karl Popper and the Social Sciences

The first systematic treatment of Karl Popper’s contribution to the philosophy of the social sciences.

Peking University

Discusses the first decades of Peking University and its role in shaping Chinese intellectual culture.

Chinese Discourses on the Peasant, 1900-1949

Shows how Chinese intellectuals with varying politics envisioned the peasantry and its role in changing society during the first half of the twentieth century.

Leaving Us to Wonder

Explores the larger social, political, and philosophical contexts in which the current vitriolic science vs. anti-science debates occur.

Classical Horizons

Argues that classical social theory has its intellectual and moral roots in classical Greece.
Winner CHOICE 2003 Outstanding Academic Title
“McCarthy’s … erudition may very well render this work a contemporary classic in the continuing discussion of a maturing discipline.” — CHOICE

Crisis Theory and World Order

Uses Heidegger’s philosophy to critique and remedy “world order thinking” in international politics.

Unnecessary Evil

Demonstrates the systematic connection between Kant's ethics and his philosophy of history.

David Hartley on Human Nature

Presents the first complete account of the thought of David Hartley, one of the most original minds of the eighteenth century.

Defying Gravity

A major reassessment of the work of Jean Paulhan within the context of his own times as well as in the light of contemporary debates in literary theory.

Reinhold Niebuhr and John Dewey

By Daniel F. Rice
Subjects: History

Reinhold Niebuhr and John Dewey frequently have been identified as the most influential American philosophers of their respective times. Although their direct contact in print and in political action ...