[OPE] New Book 'Social Ontology'

From: Michael Eldred (artefact@t-online.de)
Date: Thu Feb 14 2008 - 05:43:14 EST

Cologne 14-Feb-2008

My new book is out:
Michael Eldred
Social Ontology : 
Recasting Political Philosophy Through a Phenomenology of Whoness
ontos verlag, Heusenstamm 2008 hardback ISBN 978-3-938793-78-7 
xiv + 688 pp. = 702 pp.


Freedom, value, power, justice, government, legitimacy are major themes
of the present inquiry. It explores the ontological structure of human
beings associating with one another, the basic phenomenon of society. We
human beings strive to become who we are in an ongoing power interplay
with each other. Thinkers called as witnesses include Plato, Aristotle,
Anaximander, Protagoras, Descartes, Leibniz, Hobbes, Locke, Adam Smith,
Hegel, Marx, Schopenhauer, Heidegger, Schumpeter, Hayek, Schmitt, Ernst
Jünger, et al.

Available at:

Available as e-book at:
where you can also download a reading sample in PDF.

For the Americas stocks will first be available (for individuals) in
autumn 2008 via:
Transaction Books
Rutgers University
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8042
Otherwise individuals can order directly from ontos verlag:

American college and university libraries, however, can order directly
from the German wholesaler:

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