Philosophy & Ethics
(by title)
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Philosophy / Political Science & Government

Autobiographical, Scientific, Religious, Moral, and Literary Writings
Trans. from the French


Noteworthy short pieces from Rousseau, most of which have never been translated into English before now.
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques; Christopher Kelly, trans. and ed.

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Color Theory / Philosophy / Architecture / Literary Criticism

Color Codes

A multidisciplinary look at the role of color in contemporary aesthetics.
Riley, Charles A. II.

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Philosophy / Biography / Memoir / French Literature & Language

The Confessions and Correspondence, Including the Letters to Malesherbes
Trans. from the French


A new English translation, the first to be based on the definitive French Pléiade edition.
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques. Christopher Kelly, trans.; Christopher Kelly, Roger D. Masters, and Peter G. Stillman, eds.

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Philosophy / Literary Criticism - French

Discourse on the Origins of Inequality (Second Discourse), Polemics, and Political Economy
Trans. from the French


The Second Discourse examines man in the true “state of nature,” prior to the formation of the first human societies
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, Judith R. Bush, Roger D. Masters, Christopher Kelly, and Terence Marshall, trans.

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Philosophy / Literary Criticism - French

Discourse on the Sciences and Arts (First Discourse) and Polemics
Trans. from the French


Rousseau attacks the social and political effects of the dominant forms of scientific knowledge
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, Judith R. Bush, Roger D. Masters, and Christopher Kelly, trans.

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Art Criticism & Theory / Aesthetics / Contemporary Art

Ecological Aesthetics

“Ecological Aesthetics is a plea for us to continuously think- and act-with the world and its inhabitants, both human and nonhuman; to orient ourselves in ways that we might find and express what our environments, and what they are made of, want; and then to decisively help and continue those thoughts, wants, and actions toward novel aims and adventures.”

Stern, Nathaniel

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Philosophy / Education

Emile
Trans. from the French. Includes Emile and Sophie, or the Solitaires


The definitive translation of Emile
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques; Christopher Kelly and Allan Bloom, trans.; Christopher Kelly, ed.

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Literary Criticism - American / Literary Criticism - Historical Events / Political Philosophy

Enemies of All Humankind

Explores the legal justification for state-sanctioned violence
Schillings, Sonja

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Philosophy / Literary Criticism - French / Music

Essay on the Origin of Languages and Writings Related to Music
Trans. from the French


Rousseau's major works, available for the first time in a uniform English edition, continue with a work that situates Rousseau's linguistic and musical theory within his larger philosophical system.
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques. John T. Scott, trans. and ed.

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Economics & Business / Ethics & Moral Philosophy

Ethics at Work

A fascinating assessment of the ethics program at Lockheed Martin, one of the world's largest defense contractors.
Terris, Daniel

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Literary Criticism / Philosophy

Ethics through Literature

An investigation into the relationship between ethics, reading, and the creative imagination in Western culture
Stock, Brian

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Biography - Religious / Biography - Philosophers / Philosophers

Gershom Scholem

A new intellectual portrait of a prominent twentieth-century philosopher
Zadoff, Noam

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Ethics & Moral Philosophy / Essays

The Heart Is a Little to the Left

“An abundance of wisdom in an economy of words” by an activist preacher
Coffin, William Sloane

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Jewish Studies / Religion / Philosophy

Jerusalem

A translation of the famous 18th-century German treatise with introduction and detailed commentary
Mendelssohn, Moses. Alexander Altmann, introd. and commentary; Allan Arkush, trans.

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Jewish Studies / Political Philosophy / German History

Jewish Philosophical Politics in Germany, 1789–1848

A provocative look at how Jewish intellectuals thought about Jewish religion and existence within a German philosophical tradition
Rose, Sven-Erik

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Philosophy / Jewish Studies

Jews and Race

An anthology of writings by Jewish thinkers on Jews as a race
Hart, Mitchell B., ed.

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Philosophy / Literary Criticism - French

Julie, or the New Heloise
Trans. from the French


A novel in which Rousseau reconceptualized the relationship of the individual to the collective and articulated a new moral paradigm
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques. Philip Stewart and Jean Vaché, trans. and eds

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Philosophy / Intellectual History

Leo Strauss and the Politics of Exile

A probing study that demystifies the common portrayal of Leo Strauss as the inspiration for American neo-conservativism by tracing his philosophy to its German Jewish roots.
Sheppard, Eugene R.

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Philosophy / Literary Criticism - French

Letter to Beaumont, Letters Written from the Mountain, and Related Writings
Trans. from the French


Rousseau’s responses to the religious and political critics of his works
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, Christopher Kelly and Eve Grace, eds. Christopher Kelly and Judith R. Bush, trans.

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Philosophy

Letter to D’Alembert and Writings for the Theater
Trans. from the French


Rousseau, Jean-Jacques

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Memoir / Philosophy

Memoirs
Trans. from the German


A fascinating memoir by a major philosopher of the 20th century
Jonas, Hans, Wiese, Christian, ed. & annot.; Winston, Krishna, trans.

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Philosophy / Jewish Studies / Religious Philosophy

Modern French Jewish Thought

An illuminating anthology that traces the trajectory of Jewish thought in twentieth-century France
Hammerschlag, Sarah, ed.

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Literary Criticism - American / American Government / Political Philosophy

A More Conservative Place

An intervention toward understanding the recent dark political and intellectual days
Bové, Paul A.

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Philosophy / Jewish Studies

Moses Mendelssohn

An English translation of key works, many never before translated, by Moses Mendelssohn, the founder of modern Jewish philosophy
Gottlieb, Michah, ed.

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Philosophy / Jewish Studies

Philosophical Witnessing

Fascinating philosophical inquiry into post-Holocaust representations of the event in political theory, ethics, and aesthetics, and an assessment of the limitations and promise of philosophical ‘witnessing’ in relation to those issues
Lang, Berel

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Jewish Studies

The Philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig

Eleven essays on the life and thought of the Jewish philosopher and theologian Franz Rosenzweig.
Mendes-Flohr, Paul, ed.

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Philosophy / Political Science & Government

The Plan for Perpetual Peace, On the Government of Poland, and Other Writings on History and Politics
Trans. from the French


The Collected Writings of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Volume 11.
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques

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Comparative Literature / Literary Criticism - American / Transcendentalism

A Power to Translate the World

The impact of global thinkers on Emerson; Emerson’s impact on global thought
LaRocca, David and Ricardo Miguel-Alfonso

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Science-General / Philosophy

Research Ethics

This reader provides a thorough overview of the ethical dilemmas confronting contemporary research scientists.
Elliott, Deni, and Judy E. Stern, eds.

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Philosophy / Memoir / French Literature & Language

The Reveries of the Solitary Walker, Botanical Writings, and Letter to Franquières
Trans. from the French


Rousseau’s major works, available for the first time in a uniform English edition, continue with translations of three works from his final decade
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, Christopher Kelly, ed. Charles E. Butterworth, Alexandra Cook, and Terence E. Marshall, trans.

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Philosophy / Political Science & Government / Women's Studies

Rousseau on Women, Love, and Family
Trans. from the French


An exceptional anthology designed for courses on Rousseau, the history of philosophy, and women’s studies
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, Kelly, Christopher and Eve Grace, eds.

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Philosophy / Biography / Literary Criticism - French

Rousseau, Judge of Jean-Jacques: Dialogues
Trans. from the French


Rousseau’s complete work, unified in English for the first time, premiers with an original translation of his Dialogues
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, Judith R. Bush, Christopher Kelly, and Roger D. Masters, trans.

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Philosophy

Sabbatian Heresy

Key writings on Sabbatianism and its legacy and afterlife in Jewish culture, memory, and religion
Maciejko, Pawel, editor

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Political Philosophy / Political Science & Government / Literary Criticism - French

Social Contract, Discourse on the Virtue Most Necessary for a Hero, Political Fragments, and Geneva Manuscript
Trans. from the French


One of the most important and influential works in Western political thought
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, Judith R. Bush, Roger D. Masters, and Christopher Kelly, trans.

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Art Criticism & Theory / Art History / Aesthetics / Visual Culture

A Violent Embrace

An urgent defense of aesthetics and the power of art
hoogland, renée c.



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