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MASKS Bowie & Artists of Artifice
ISBN: PB: 9781789381085, Intellect, January 2020
320 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm, 5 halftones
This interdisciplinary anthology explores the complex relationships in an artist's life between fact and fiction, presentation and existence, and critique and creation, and examines the work that ultimately results from these tensions. Using a combi...
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Morality by Design Technology's Challenge to Human Values
ISBN: PB: 9781789381238, Intellect, November 2019
120 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The eleven short, linked essays in "Morality by Design" represent a culmination of two decades of research and writing on the topic of moral realism. Wade Rowland first introduces readers to the basic ideas of leading moral thinkers from Plato to Lei...
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£18,00
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Glance of the Medusa The Physiognomy of Mysticism
ISBN: HB: 9780857426086, Seagull Books, September 2019
296 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 8 halftones
In "The Glance of the Medusa", Laszo F. Foldenyi offers a mesmerizing examination of the rich history of European culture through the lens of mythology and philosophy. Embracing the best traditions of essay writing, this volume invites readers on a s...
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Answer from the Silence A Story from the Mountains
ISBN: PB: 9780857427106, ISBN: HB: 9781906497927, Seagull Books, September 2019
136 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
This novel by esteemed Swiss writer Max Frisch is an exploration of the question: "Why don't we live when we know we're here just this one time, just one single, unrepeatable time in this unutterably magnificent world?!" This outcry against the empti...
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Night Music Essays on Music 1928-1962
ISBN: PB: 9780857427090, Seagull Books, September 2019
328 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
Although Theodor W. Adorno is best known for his association with the Frankfurt School of Critical Theory, he began his career as a composer and successful music critic. "Night Music" presents the first complete English translations of two collection...
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On Tarrying
ISBN: PB: 9780857427243, ISBN: HB: 9781906497989, Seagull Books, September 2019
152 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
Western culture has been marked by deep divisions between action and contemplation, intervention and passivity, and decisiveness and withdrawal. Conceived as radical opposites, these terms structure the history of religion, philosophy, and political...
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St. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues, Volume 1 Against the Academics
ISBN: PB: 9780300238556, ISBN: HB: 9780300238518, Yale University Press, August 2019
360 pp., 21x14 cm
The first four works written by St. Augustine of Hippo after his conversion to Christianity have influenced prominent thinkers from Boethius to Bernard Lonergan. Usually called the Cassiciacum dialogues, these four works are a "literary triumph", com...
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£45,00
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St. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues, Volume 2 On the Happy Life
ISBN: PB: 9780300238587, ISBN: HB: 9780300238525, Yale University Press, August 2019
232 pp., 21x14 cm
The first four works written by St. Augustine of Hippo after his conversion to Christianity are dialogues that have influenced prominent thinkers from Boethius to Bernard Lonergan. Usually called the Cassiciacum dialogues, these four works are a "lit...
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Philosophy en noir
ISBN: PB: 9788024638539, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, August 2019
330 pp., 20.3x15.2 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! Thought necessarily reflects the times. Following the tragedy of the Holocaust, this fact became ever more clear. And it may be the reason postwar philosophical texts are so difficult to u...
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Out of Joint Power, Crisis, and the Rhetoric of Time
ISBN: PB: 9780300166330, Yale University Press, July 2019
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 12 black&white illus.
To secure power in a crisis, leaders must sell deep change as a means to future good. But how could we know the future? Nomi Claire Lazar draws on stories across a range of cultures and contexts, ancient and modern, to show how leaders use constructi...
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