1. Norman Geras’s Political Thought From Marxism to Human Rights: Controversy and Analysis.Mark Cowling - 2018 - Springer Verlag.
    This book provides a critical account of the main controversies involving Norman Geras, one of the key modern political thinkers. It moves from his youthful Trotskyism on to his book on Rosa Luxemburg, then his classic account of Marx and human nature, and his highly regarded discussion of Marx and justice. Following this, Geras tried to elaborate a Marxist theory of justice, which involved taking on-board aspects of liberalism. Next he attacked the post modernism of Laclau and Mouffe and criticised (...)
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    Alienation in the Older Marx.Mark Cowling - 2006 - Contemporary Political Theory 5 (3):319-339.
    Where alienation is concerned, the older Marx has something to puzzle everyone. There are far too many uses of terminology related to the concept of alienation for those who assert the existence of a break in Marx's work to feel comfortable. Yet, the older Marx's account of alienation is much too subordinate and sporadic to constitute a really clear demonstration that there is no break. Supporters of a break have largely ignored the passages in the older Marx, where the alienation (...)
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    Rape, and Other Sexual Assaults: Towards a Philosophical Analysis.Mark Cowling - 2001 - Essays in Philosophy 2 (2):11.
    Philosophers have identified the harm involved in stranger rape in various ways. This article reviews these with a view to making sense of surveys on date and acquaintance rape and minor sexual assaults: how much should these be bracketed with stranger rape as a major and traumatic violation? Or are some of these incidents closer to bad manners? It concludes that rape is a violation of autonomy that should be condemned because of the extreme unhappiness caused to the victim. It (...)
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  4. The Communist Manifesto New Interpretations.Mark Cowling, Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels & Terrell Carver - 1998
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