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Frog Pond Philosophy: Essays on the Relationship Between Humans and Nature

by Strachan Donnelley edited by Ceara Donnelley and Bruce Jennings foreword by Frederick L. Kirschenmann

The philanthropist and philosopher Strachan Donnelley (1942–2008) devoted his life to studying the complex relationship between humans and nature.

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.