Consent to Kill: A Thriller by Vince Flynn

By Vince Flynn

For ten years Mitch Rapp has fought at the frontline of the battle on Terror. His daring activities have kept the lives of millions -- yet within the approach his checklist of enemies has grown inexorably. There are even these inside of his personal govt who wish to see him eradicated. millions of miles away, the influential father of a lifeless terrorist calls for retribution for the demise of his son. He desires Rapp useless -- and his hate-filled plea has stumbled on sympathetic ears. within the tangled, duplicitous international of espionage, there are these, even between America's allies, who suppose Rapp has grown too potent. They've been searching for an excuse to get rid of America's number one counterterrorism operative -- and they've made up our minds to grab the opportunity.
The Hunter has develop into the Hunted. A tragedy of incredible proportions is ready to befall Mitch Rapp -- and he needs to use all his crafty, ability and ruthless decision to stick alive and search vengeance opposed to the traitor who may convey him down.

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The Future of Illusion: Political Theology and Early Modern by Victoria Kahn

By Victoria Kahn

In recent times, the increase of fundamentalism and a similar flip to faith within the humanities have ended in a robust resurgence of curiosity within the challenge of political theology. In a critique of this modern fascination with the theological underpinnings of contemporary politics,Victoria Kahn proposes a go back to secularism—whose origins she locates within the paintings, literature, and political conception of the early smooth period—and argues in safeguard of literature and paintings as a strength for secular liberal tradition. Kahn attracts on theorists comparable to Carl Schmitt, Leo Strauss, Walter Benjamin, and Hannah Arendt and their readings of Shakespeare, Hobbes, Machiavelli, and Spinoza to demonstrate that the discussion among those sleek and early sleek figures might help us reconsider the modern challenge of political theology. Twentieth-century critics, she exhibits, observed the early glossy interval as a holiday from the older type of political theology that entailed the theological legitimization of the kingdom. really, the interval signaled a brand new emphasis on an earthly idea of human organisation and a brand new preoccupation with the methods artwork and fiction intersected the terrain of faith. Reclaiming a job for the humanities in modern debates approximately liberalism and political theology, the way forward for phantasm articulates a brand new safeguard of what Hans Blumenberg referred to as “the legitimacy” of our glossy secular age.

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Altai: A Novel by Wu Ming, Shaun Whiteside

By Wu Ming, Shaun Whiteside

While a hearth rips throughout the Venetian Arsenal in 1569, the enigmatic Emanuele De Zante, spy-catcher and secret agent, is betrayed through his lover, imprisoned, and accused of treason. Given the opportunity to flee, he embarks on a trans-European odyssey that would try his loyalty and strength him to query even his own identity.

via a sequence of lethal political video games best all of the technique to the Sultan’s palace in Constantinople, De Zante and his partners spiral headfirst toward a clash during which the nice empires of the Republic of Venice and the Ottomans threaten the very foundations of civilization.

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Protect and Defend (Kerry Kilcannon, Book 2) by Richard North Patterson

By Richard North Patterson

Retail ePub of ebook 2 of three within the sequence (I am importing all 3). Enjoy!

On a chilly day in January, President-elect Kerry Kilcannon takes the oath of office—and inside of days makes his first, most crucial circulation: appointing a brand new leader Justice of the excellent court docket. Kilcannon's selection is a feminine pass judgement on with a super list. And a mystery.

While the Senate spars over Caroline Masters's nomination, an inflammatory abortion rights case is making its manner towards the judge—and will explode into the headlines. by surprise, the main divisive factor in the United States turns the President's nomination into all-out warfare. And from pass judgement on Masters to a conservative, war-hero senator dealing with a main issue of judgment of right and wrong and a fifteen-year-old woman scuffling with for her destiny, nobody can be secure.

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Love and Politics: Re-Interpreting Hegel (Hegelian Studies) by Alice Ormiston

By Alice Ormiston

Alice Ormiston's Love and Politics argues that sleek politics is rooted no longer purely within the pursuit of strength, yet that it's primarily underpinned by way of the adventure of affection. Hegel understood love as a precept that unites cause and emotion, and self and different, and that offers the basis for a deep feel of connectedness to the area and for actual acts of autonomy. via an unique and hugely available interpretation of Hegel's works, Ormiston indicates how the trendy dedication to person rights and freedoms can basically be properly understood by means of connection with the adventure of affection that lies on the origin of the fashionable topic and its political expression in acts of moral sense. Hegel's idea hence joins forces with feminist arguments for an embodied concept of the topic and for a spotlight on empathy in political reasoning, with republican matters approximately democracy and civic schooling, and with postmodern matters in regards to the otherness of definite reports and types of wisdom. Ormiston's ebook bargains a constructed notion of the topic which can function a starting place for resistance to difficulties of our time, together with atomism and instrumental rationality, the ills of an unfettered capitalism, and the truth of an intensive evil.

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Es wird eine Rebellion geben: Was unsere Demokratie jetzt by Frank A. Meyer

By Frank A. Meyer

Scharfsinnig, bissig, anregend - zwei renommierte Journalisten und Denker über die wichtigsten politischen und gesellschaftlichen Fragen unserer Zeit. Sternstunden der politischen Streitkultur und der intelligenten Provokation
"Ich schätze an Frank A. Meyer, dass er neugierig ist, gebildet, Dogmen hasst und doch bodenständig geblieben ist - ein echter Schweizer Querkopf eben." Joschka Fischer, Ex-Außenminister Deutschlands.

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