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Democracy and the Internet
Series: The Connected World, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,950. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Computer communication technologies, such as the Internet, are now integral to many democratic public spheres throughout the world. The question is how they impact the democratic process. Using several real world examples and the deliberative democracy theories of Rawls, Habermas, and Dryzek, this book looks at how technology has influenced the political process, and its effect on citizen power.
The Political Internet
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,010. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This compilation contains five guides that answer some of the political questions introduced by the growth of the Internet. The compilation is comprised of: Citizen Power and the Internet, The Propaganda Model and the Internet: Smashing the Gateway, Ricoeur's Hermeneutic Arc and the Internet: The Changing Narrative Landscape, Democracy and Postmodern Identity, and Democracy and the Internet.
Democracy, Citizenship, and the Internet
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 68,680. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This compilation contains nine guides: Deliberative Democracy Basics, John Rawls and Deliberative Democracy, Jurgen Habermas and Deliberative Democracy, John Dryzek and Deliberative Democracy, Citizen Power and the Internet, The Propaganda Model and the Internet, Ricoeur's Hermeneutic Arc and the Internet, Democracy and Postmodern Identity, and Democracy and the Internet.
Understanding John Rawls: Justice as Fariness
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This guide explains Rawls's concept of 'justice as fairness'. It covers such topics as the two principles of justice, the principle of fairness, the original position and the veil of ignorance, and the difference principle, as well as examining some of the criticisms levelled at Rawls's arguments.
Nine Thinkers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,600. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
Each chapter in this volume is dedicated to an idea that helped shape our world. It begins with Plato and love, then moves on to look at Aristotle and virtue, Descartes and existence, Kant's concepts and intuitions, Marx and class struggle, Freud and the subconscious, Sartre and existentialism, Rawls and justice as fairness and, finally, Júrgen Habermas and the ideal speech community.
Understanding Rawls: A Reconstruction and Critique of A Theory of Justice
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 60,100. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Since its publication in 1971, John Rawls’ A Theory of Justice has been the subject of a lively debate among philosophers, economists, and political scientists. In this book, Robert Paul Wolff provides an interpretation and critique of Rawls’ theory that both clarifies it and reveals its basic flaws.
An Introduction to the Use of Formal Methods in Political Philosophy
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 70,630. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / theory
Political Theory has been transformed in the last thirty years by the introduction of methods of analysis imported from mathematics and economics. This little book, by well-known philosopher Robert Paul Wolff, lays out the elements of these technical subjects in a precise fashion that achieves a sprightly accessibility without sacrificing formal rigor.
A Credo for Progressives: Essays on Political Theory and Practical Politics
Series: The Collected Papers of Robert Paul Wolff, Book 3. Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 126,450. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
For fifty-five years, Robert Paul Wolff has been reflecting on the theory of modern political society and engaging actively in a number of progressive political movements. The volume opens with a brief Credo for Progressives, in which Wolff forthrightly states the moral and political commitment that has shaped his life and writings.
Emergency Meeting of the Yale University Women Philosophers Group
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
Recently there has been a rash of campus sex harassment reports. Surprisingly, many have been tied to that backwater of the humanities, University Philosophy Departments, where students are taught about justice, morality and other high-minded things. When a prominent Yale University professor is implicated as a serial seducer, the women professors in the department decide they need to talk.
言語行為と規範倫理
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: Japanese. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Language, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
ウィトゲンシュタイン、クワイン、ムーア、ヘアー、サール、ロールズ、ノージックなど、論理学研究から言語行為論へ、実証主義から形而上学へ、メタ倫理学から規範倫理学へと変貌を遂げた英語圏の思想界を代表する論理学者、哲学者、倫理学者、社会哲学者の理論を批判的に検討しつつ、超越論的言語哲学の可能性を探り、言語行為とその規範を超越論的目的論の立場から考える。