Fall 1991

Abortion Rights as Religious Freedom

Peter S. Wenz

Wenz argues that the Supreme Court reached the right decision in Roe v. Wade but for the wrong reasons

344 pages | 7 x 10

Antifoundationalism Old and New

Edited by Beth J Singer, and Tom Rockmore

Essays that follow and expound on the foundationalism/antifoundationalism debate throughout the history of philosophy

253 pages

The Baltimore Book

New Views of Local History

edited by Elizabeth Fee, Linda Shopes and Linda Zeidman

A tour guide to places in the city that are important to labor, African Americans, and women's history

288 pages | 9 x 11 | 11 map(s) 150 figures


Cocaine Changes

The Experience of Using and Quitting

Dan Waldorf, Craig Reinarman, and Sheigla Murphy

Over 200 in-depth interviews with heavy users document the dangers of cocaine, but the authors contend that the national hysteria over it is largely unfounded

336 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Confronting the Margaret Mead Legacy

Scholarship, Empire, and the South Pacific

edited by Lenora Foerstel and Angela Gilliam

A multicultural outlook scrutinizing Mead's impact on Western anthropology

309 pages

Cultural Connections

Museums and Libraries of the Delaware Valley

Morris Vogel

A guide to the rich cultural institutions of the Philadelphia area

256 pages | 25 color illustrations


Elements of Ethics

G. E. Moore, edited by Tom Regan

Ten previously unpublished lectures showing Moore's position regarding ethics in relation to conduct in earlier work differs from the one presented in Principia

272 pages | 6 x 9


Explorations on the Edge of Time

The Prospects for World Order

Richard Falk

Envisioning the future through grassroots globalism

256 pages


Faith, Reason, and Skepticism

edited by Marcus Hester

Original essays provide a dialogue between four of the most distinguished scholars now working on problems of faith, reason, and skepticism

192 pages


Going Down to the Barrio

Homeboys and Homegirls in Change

Joan W. Moore

An examination of the changes and continuities among three generations of barrio gangs

200 pages


Inventing Vietnam

The War in Film and Television

Edited by Michael Anderegg

Testimony of the unique relationship between the U.S.-Vietnam War and the images and sounds that have been employed to represent it

295 pages | 5.5 x 8.25



Lukacs and the Marxist View of Reason

Tom Rockmore

First English edition of a strictly philosophical discussion of Georg Lukács's Marxist phase

288 pages

Moral Responsibility and Persons

Eugene Schlossberger

Argues that we are responsible not so much for what we do as for who we are

244 pages


No Longer Patient

Feminist Ethics and Health Care

Susan Sherwin

The first comprehensive handling of feminist bioethics

280 pages | 6 x 9



Neighborhoods, Division, and Conflict in a Post-Industrial City

Carolyn Adams, David Bartelt, David Elesh, Ira Goldstein, Nancy Kleniewski, and William Yancey

The city's history told on its own terms

224 pages | 6 x 9