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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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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, 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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Yi River Commentary on the Book of Changes
ISBN: PB: 9780300218077, Yale University Press, July 2019
576 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 67 black&white illus.
This book is a translation of a key commentary on the "Book of Changes, or Yijing (I Ching)", perhaps the most broadly influential text of classical China. The "Yijing" first appeared as a divination text in Zhou-dynasty China (ca. 1045–256 bce) and...
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Worship of Confucius in Japan
ISBN: HB: 9780674237261, Harvard University Press, July 2019
450 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 34 photos
How has Confucius, quintessentially and symbolically Chinese, been received throughout Japanese history? "The Worship of Confucius in Japan" provides the first overview of the richly documented and colorful Japanese version of the East Asian ritual t...
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"Discourse and Truth" and "Parresia"
ISBN: HB: 9780226509464, University of Chicago Press, July 2019
295 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm
The volume collects a series of lectures given by the renowned French thinker Michel Foucault late in his career. The book is composed of two parts: a talk, "Parresia", delivered at the University of Grenoble in 1982, and a series of lectures entitle...
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How We Cooperate A Theory of Kantian Optimization
ISBN: PB: 9780300233339, Yale University Press, June 2019
248 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 black&white illus.
Game theory assumes that people are self-interested and works from this premise to explain competitive behavior. People don't just compete, however; they also cooperate. John Roemer argues that attempts by orthodox game theorists to account for coope...
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To Shape a New World Essays on the Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
ISBN: PB: 9780674237834, ISBN: HB: 9780674980754, Harvard University Press, June 2019
464 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Martin Luther King, Jr., may be America's most revered political figure, commemorated in statues, celebrations, and street names around the world. On the fiftieth anniversary of King's assassination, the man and his activism are as close to public co...
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Arc of Love How Our Romantic Lives Change over Time
ISBN: HB: 9780226633909, University of Chicago Press, June 2019
288 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Is love best when it is fresh? For many, the answer is a resounding "yes". The intense experiences that characterize new love are impossible to replicate, leading to wistful reflection and even a repeated pursuit of such ecstatic beginnings. Aaron Be...
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