No philosopher speaks more immediately to the excesses of our twenty-first-century world and the limits of human reason than Augustine.
Hobbes created the first truly modern political philosophy.
A leading philosopher brings the tools of his trade to contentious contemporary debates.
Challenging a purely mechanistic view of human existence, Edward O. Wilson examines what makes human beings supremely different from all other species.
Tocqueville's gifts as an observer and commentator on American life and democracy are brought to vivid life in this splendid volume.