Reason and Rationality

One of the world's most important political philosophers, Jon Elster is a leading thinker on reason and rationality and their roles in politics and public life. In this short...

Homer's The Iliad and The Odyssey

"Ah how shameless – the way these mortals blame the gods. From us alone they say come all their miseries yes but they themselves with their own reckless ways compound their...

Philosophy and Real Politics

Many contemporary political thinkers are gripped by the belief that their task is to develop an ideal theory of rights or justice for guiding and judging political actions. But in...

Why Not Socialism?

Is socialism desirable? Is it even possible? In this concise audiobook, one of the world's leading political philosophers presents with clarity and wit a compelling moral case for...