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Hegel and Canada: Unity of Opposites?
Hegel and Canada: Unity of Opposites?
By Susan Dodd and Neil G. Robertson

Hegel and Canada is a collection of essays that analyses the real, but under-recognized, role Hegel has played in the intellectual and political development of Canada. The volume focuses on the generation of Canadian scholars who emerged after World War Two: James Doull, Emil Fackenheim, George Grant, Henry S. Harris, and Charles Taylor.

Available Nov 2017
Writing Conscience and the Nation in Revolutionary England
Writing Conscience and the Nation in Revolutionary England
By Giuseppina Iacono Lobo

Examining works by well-known figures of the English Revolution, including John Milton, Oliver Cromwell, Margaret Fell Fox, Lucy Hutchinson, Thomas Hobbes, and King Charles I, Giuseppina Iacono Lobo presents the first comprehensive study of conscience during this crucial and turbulent period.

Published Jul 2017
Value Change in the Supreme Court of Canada
Value Change in the Supreme Court of Canada
By Matthew E. Wetstein and C.L. Ostberg

Value Change in the Supreme Court of Canada is a groundbreaking analysis of the degree to which Supreme Court decisions reflect the changing values of society over the past four decades.

Published Jun 2017
The Trial That Never Ends: Hannah Arendt's 'Eichmann in Jerusalem' in Retrospect
The Trial That Never Ends: Hannah Arendt's 'Eichmann in Jerusalem' in Retrospect
Edited by Richard J. Golsan and Sarah M. Misemer

The contributors gathered together by Richard J. Golsan and Sarah M. Misemer in The Trial That Never Ends assess the contested legacy of Hannah Arendt’s famous book and the issues she raised.

Published Mar 2017
Emotions, Community, and Citizenship: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives
Emotions, Community, and Citizenship: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives
Edited by  Rebecca Kingston, Kiran Banerjee, James McKee, Yi-Chun Chien, and Constantine C. Vassiliou

Emotions, Community, and Citizenship is a pioneering work that brings together scholars from an array of disciplines in order to challenge and unite the disciplinary divides in the study of emotions.

Published Mar 2017
The Fragility of Consciousness: Faith, Reason, and the Human Good
The Fragility of Consciousness: Faith, Reason, and the Human Good
By Frederick G. Lawrence
Edited by Randall S. Rosenberg and Kevin  M. Vander Schel

The Fragility of Consciousness is the first published collection of Frederick G. Lawrence’s essays and contains several of his best known writings as well as unpublished work.

Published Jan 2017
Brewing Legal Times: Things, Form, and the Enactment of Law
Brewing Legal Times: Things, Form, and the Enactment of Law
By Emily Grabham

In Brewing Legal Times, Emily Grabham boldly draws on perspectives from actor-network theory, feminist theory, and legal anthropology to advance our understanding of law and time.

Published Sep 2016
On Civic Republicanism: Ancient Lessons for Global Politics
On Civic Republicanism: Ancient Lessons for Global Politics
Edited by Geoffrey C. Kellow and Neven Leddy

On Civic Republicanism explores the enduring relevance of the ancient concepts of republicanism and civic virtue to modern questions about political engagement and identity. 

Published Jan 2016
Punishment and the History of Political Philosophy: From Classical Republicanism to the  Crisis of Modern Criminal Justice
Punishment and the History of Political Philosophy: From Classical Republicanism to the Crisis of Modern Criminal Justice
By Arthur Shuster

In Punishment and the History of Political Philosophy, Arthur Shuster offers an insightful study of punishment in the works of Plato, Hobbes, Montesquieu, Beccaria, Kant, and Foucault.

Published Jan 2016
Reconsidering C.B. MacPherson: From Possessive Individualism to Democratic Theory and Beyond
Reconsidering C.B. MacPherson: From Possessive Individualism to Democratic Theory and Beyond
By Phillip Hansen

This stimulating reappraisal illustrates the importance of Macpherson’s classic books, including The Political Theory of Possessive Individualism and Democratic Theory, and demonstrates how much his work has to offer to the future of political and social thought.

Published Nov 2015