The History of England (sometimes referred to as The History of Great Britain) (1754–62) is David Hume's great historical work, written while he was serving as librarian to the Edinburgh Faculty of...
Sir Edward Coke
The new Liberty Fund edition of The Selected Writings of Sir Edward Coke includes selections from the four volumes of the Institutes and cases from the Reports, and several of Coke’s speeches in...
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Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu
Издател: Liberty Fund Inc.
"My Thoughts" provides a unique window into the mind of one of the undisputed pioneers of modern thought, the author of The Spirit of the Laws. From the publication of his first masterpiece, Persian Letters, in 1721, until his death in 1755, Montesquieu maintained notebooks in which he wrote and dictated ideas on a wide variety of topics. Some of
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Издател: Signet Books
This collection of essays was the last work planned by Ayn Rand before her death in 1982. In it, she summarizes her view of philosophy and deals with a broad spectrum of topics. According to Ayn Rand, the choice we make is not whether to have a philosophy, but which one to have: rational, conscious, and therefore practical; or contradictory,
Henry Sumner Maine
Издател: Liberty Fund
Sir Henry Sumner Maine was one of the great intellects of the Victorian era. In Popular Government he examines the political institutions of men. He saw that popular governments, unless they are founded upon and consonant with the evolutionary development of a people, will crumble from their own excesses.
Principles of Politics, first published in 1815, is a “microcosm of [Constant’s] whole political philosophy and an expression of his political experience,” says Nicholas Capaldi in his Introduction. In Principles, Constant “explores many subjects: law, sovereignty, and representation; power and accountability; government, property and
Henry B. Veatch
Издател: Liberty Fund, Inc.
Forty years after its original publication, Liberty Fund brings back to print Henry Veatch’s path-breaking popular presentation of virtue ethics. This modern interpretation of Aristotelian ethics is a natural for undergraduate philosophy courses. It is also an engaging work for the expert and the beginner alike, offering a middle ground between
Richard H. Roberts
"Religion and the Transformations of Capitalism" addresses from a sociological standpoint the interaction of religions and forms of contemporary capitalism. The book is divided into three parts: Part One offers a series of readings of the "classics" re-interpreted in the light of contemporary scholarship of the type Weber himself conducted; Part
Издател: Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom
The dialogue in Heaven between Laozi and Kongzi is based on the 81 chapters of the Tao Te Ching or the Book of Tao. The Tao Te Ching is a Chinese classic text. The received Tao Te Ching is a short text of around 5,000 Chinese characters in 81 brief chapters or sections. The text is fundamental to both philosophical and religious Taoism. It had
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Издател: Penguin Books
A black swan is an event, positive or negative, that is deemed improbable yet causes massive consequences. In this groundbreaking and prophetic book, Taleb shows in a playful way that Black Swan events explain almost everything about our world, and yet we—especially the experts—are blind to them.
Bestselling author Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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Издател: The Free Press
The Catholic Church has, for generations, been reluctant to come to terms with capitalism. Novak argues that a 100-year debate within the Catholic Church has yielded a richer and more humane vision of capitalism than that described in Weber's "Protestant Ethic".
First published in 1656, and compiled from previously written editorials in the parliamentarian news book "Mercurius Politicus", "The Excellencie of a Free State" addressed a dilemma in English politics, namely, what kind of government should the Commonwealth adopt? One possibility was to revert to the ancient constitution and create a Cromwellian
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