Georgetown University Press Textbooks


Natural Law and Public Reason

Natural Law and Public Reason

  • by Robert P. George (Editor), Christopher Wolfe
  • ISBN: 0878407669
  • ISBN-13: 9780878407668
Identifying this conception as a key point of conflict, this book presents a debate among contemporary natural law and liberal political theorists on the definition and validity of the idea of public reason.

Collaborative Public Management: New Strategies for Local Governments

Collaborative Public Management: New Strategies for Local Governments

  • by Robert Agranoff, Michael McGuire
  • ISBN: 1589010183
  • ISBN-13: 9781589010185
This text examines the complexity of collaborative management, identifying the players, activities and policy instruments at work in the decision making process.

Political Economy of Special-Purpose Government

Political Economy of Special-Purpose Government

  • by Kathryn A. Foster
  • ISBN: 0878407537
  • ISBN-13: 9780878407538
This book is the first comprehensive examination of the causes and consequences of special-purpose governments in more than 300 metropolitan areas in the United States.

Medicine and the Ethics of Care

Medicine and the Ethics of Care

  • by Diana Fritz Cates (Editor), Paul Lauritzen (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0878408258
  • ISBN-13: 9780878408252
In these essays, a diverse group of ethicists draw insights from both religious and feminist scholarship in order to propose creative new approaches to the ethics of medical care.

The Role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Accomodating Pluralism

The Role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Accomodating Pluralism

  • by Daniel Callahan (Editor)
  • ISBN: 1589010167
  • ISBN-13: 9781589010161
At the center of the debate over complementary and alternative medicine—from acupuncture and chiropractic treatments to homeopathy and nutritional supplements—is how to scientifically measure the effectiveness of a particular treatment.

Religion: The Classical Theories

Religion: The Classical Theories

  • by James Thrower, James Thrower (Preface by)
  • ISBN: 0878407510
  • ISBN-13: 9780878407514
""Why theories of religion?" After raising and answering this question the author begins his examination of theories of religion by first looking at the explanations given by religious believers (Revelation and Religious Experience).

Governance In Dark Times

Governance In Dark Times

  • by Camilla Stivers
  • ISBN: 158901197X
  • ISBN-13: 9781589011977
Inspired by Hannah Arendt and several other philosophers, Governance in Dark Times is the first book to explore the philosophical and value underpinnings needed to guide public servants in these times.

Medieval Islamic Medicine

Medieval Islamic Medicine

  • by Peter E. Pormann, Emilie Savage-Smith
  • ISBN: 1589011600
  • ISBN-13: 9781589011601
The book includes an index of persons and their books; a timeline of developments in East and West; and a section on further reading.

Improving Governance

Improving Governance

  • by Laurence E. Lynn, Carolyn J. Heinrich (Joint Author), Carolyn J. Hill (Joint Author)
  • ISBN: 0878408525
  • ISBN-13: 9780878408528
Proposing a framework for research based on the premise that any particular governance arrangement is embedded in a wider social, fiscal, and political context, Laurence E. Lynn Jr., Carolyn J. Heinrich, and Carolyn J. Hill argue that ...

Josef Fuchs On Natural Law

Josef Fuchs On Natural Law

  • by Mark Graham, James F. Keenan (Foreword by)
  • ISBN: 0878403825
  • ISBN-13: 9780878403820
This is the first full-length analysis of Fuchs's efforts.

 

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