Primary Sources – Political & Cultural


On the Reproduction of Capitalism by Louis Althusser

The Human Condition by Hannah Arendt

Politics by Aristotle

The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir

An Introduction to The Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham

Understanding Power: The Indispensable Chomsky

Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism & Schizophrenia by Gilles Deleuze & Félix Guattari

Philosophy and Civilization by John Dewey

Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison by Michel Foucault

The History of Sexuality by Michel Foucault

Madness and Civilization by Michel Foucault

The Fear of Freedom by Erich Fromm

The Sane Society by Erich Fromm

The Theory of Communicative Action by Jürgen Habermas

Between Facts and Norms by Jürgen Habermas

The Taming of Chance by Ian Hacking

Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes

Dialectic of Enlightenment by Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno

The Postmodern Condition by Jean-François Lyotard

The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money by John Maynard Keynes

Letter from Birmingham Jail by Martin Luther King, Jr.

Philosophical Notebooks of V.I. Lenin

Structural Anthropology by Claude Lévi-Strauss

The Savage Mind by Claude Lévi-Strauss

The Second Treatise of Government by John Locke

The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli

Capital: Critique of Political Economy, Volume I by Karl Marx

Capital: Critique of Political Economy, Volume II by Karl Marx

Capital: Critique of Political Economy, Volume III by Karl Marx

The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx

Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844 by Karl Marx

The German Ideology by Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels

On Liberty by John Stuart Mill

On Subjection of Women by John Stuart Mill

Areopagitica by John Milton

The Spirit of Laws by Montesquieu

Anarchy, State, and Utopia by Robert Nozick

Laws by Plato

The Republic by Plato

Statesman by Plato

The Open Society and Its Enemies: Vol. I by Karl Popper

The Open Society and Its Enemies: Vol. II by Karl Popper

A Theory of Justice by John Rawls

Émile, or Concerning Education by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The Origin of Inequality by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Free Thought & Official Propaganda by Bertrand Russell

The Principles of Social Reconstruction by Bertrand Russell

Anti-Semite and Jew: An Exploration of the Etiology of Hate by Jean-Paul Sartre

The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau

Writings of Leon Trotsky

The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen

The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism by Max Weber

A Vindication of the Rights of Women by Mary Wollstonecraft