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Why Liberalism Failed
ISBN: PB: 9780300240023, ISBN: HB: 9780300223446, Yale University Press, April 2019
256 pp., 21x14 cm
Of the three dominant ideologies of the twentieth century – fascism, communism, and liberalism – only the last remains. This has created a peculiar situation in which liberalism's proponents tend to forget that it is an ideology and not the natural e...
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Theory and Practice
ISBN: HB: 9780226572345, University of Chicago Press, January 2019
144 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
"Theory and Practice" is a series of nine lectures that Jacques Derrida delivered at the ةcole Normale Supérieure in 1976 and 1977. The topic of "theory and practice" was associated above all with Marxist discourse and particularly the influential in...
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Beyond the Nation-State The Zionist Political Imagination from Pinsker to Ben-Gurion
ISBN: HB: 9780300230130, Yale University Press, January 2019
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The Jewish nation-state has often been thought of as Zionism's end goal. In this bracing history of the idea of the Jewish state in modern Zionism, from its beginnings in the late nineteenth century until the establishment of the state of Israel, Dmi...
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Science and the Good The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality
ISBN: HB: 9780300196283, Yale University Press, January 2019
312 pp., 21x14 cm
In this illuminating book, James Davison Hunter and Paul Nedelisky recount the centuries-long, passionate quest to discover a scientific foundation for morality. The "new moral science" led by such figures as E.O. Wilson, Patricia Churchland and Josh...
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Art of Being Poetics of the Novel and Existentialist Philosophy
ISBN: HB: 9780674983656, Harvard University Press, December 2018
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 photo
"The Art of Being" is a powerful account of how the literary form of the novel reorients philosophy toward the meaning of existence. Yi-Ping Ong shows that for Kierkegaard, Sartre, and Beauvoir, the form of the novel in its classic phase yields the c...
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Thinking Off Your Feet How Empirical Psychology Vindicates Armchair Philosophy
ISBN: HB: 9780674986527, Harvard University Press, December 2018
360 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 10 illus.
Many philosophers believe they can gain knowledge about the world from the comfort of their armchairs, simply by reflecting on the nature of things. But how can the mind arrive at substantive knowledge of the world without seeking its input? Michael...
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Becoming Human A Theory of Ontogeny
ISBN: HB: 9780674980853, Harvard University Press, December 2018
392 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 illus., 1 table
A radical reconsideration of how we develop the qualities that make us human, based on decades of cutting-edge experimental work by the former director of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. Virtually all theories of how humans h...
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Critique of Forms of Life
ISBN: HB: 9780674737754, Harvard University Press, December 2018
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 table
For many liberals, the question "Do others live rightly?" feels inappropriate. Liberalism seems to demand a follow-up question: "Who am I to judge?" Peaceful coexistence, in this view, is predicated on restraint from morally evaluating our peers. But...
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Revolution of Moral Consciousness Nietzsche in Russian Literature, 1890-1914
ISBN: PB: 9780875807973, ISBN: HB: 9780875801391, Northern Illinois University Press, December 2018
290 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
No other thinker so engaged the Russian cultural imagination of the early twentieth century as did Friedrich Nietzche. "The Revolution of Moral Consciousness" shows how Nietzschean thought influenced the brilliant resurgence of literary life that sta...
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Aristotle Democracy and Political Science
ISBN: HB: 9780226553542, University of Chicago Press, December 2018
288 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Today, democracy is seen as the best or even the only legitimate form of government – hardly in need of defense. Delba Winthrop punctures this complacency and takes up the challenge of justifying democracy through Aristotle's political science. In Ar...
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