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Adorno and Democracy: The American Years

by Shannon L. Mariotti

German philosopher and social critic Theodor Adorno (1903–1969) is widely regarded as one of the twentieth century’s most influential thinkers.

Just War Reconsidered: Strategy, Ethics, and Theory

by James M. Dubik foreword by General Martin Dempsey, USA (Ret.)

In the seminal Just and Unjust Wars, Michael Walzer famously considered the ethics of modern warfare, examining the moral issues that arise before, during, and after conflict.

The Political Thought of Henry David Thoreau: Privatism and the Practice of Philosophy

by Jonathan McKenzie

Today, Henry David Thoreau’s status as one of America’s most influential public intellectuals remains unchallenged.

In Search of the Good Life: A Pedogogy for Troubled Times

by Fred Dallmayr

The great German novelist Thomas Mann implored readers to resist the persistent and growing militarism of the mid-twentieth century.

Freedom and Solidarity: Toward New Beginnings

by Fred Dallmayr

The prevailing Western paradigm is modernity: a model focused on individual liberty, secularism, and the scientific control of nature.