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Essential Works of Thomas More
ISBN: HB: 9780300223378, Yale University Press, February 2020
1520 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 102 black&white illus.
In this book, Wegemer and Smith assemble More's most important English and Latin works for the first time in a single volume. This volume reveals the breadth of More's writing and includes a comprehensive selection of his works on theology, political...
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£75,00
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New Science
ISBN: PB: 9780300191134, Yale University Press, February 2020
480 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
"The New Science" is the major work of Italian philosopher Giambattista Vico. First published in 1725 and revised in 1730 and 1744, it calls for a reinterpretation of human civilization by tracing the stages of historical development shared by all so...
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£20,00
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Logical Alien Conant and His Critics
ISBN: HB: 9780674335905, Harvard University Press, January 2020
944 pp., 23.5x16.1 cm
Could there be a logical alien – a being whose ways of talking, inferring, and contradicting exhibit an entirely different logical shape than ours, yet who nonetheless is thinking? Could someone, contrary to the most basic rules of logic, think that...
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£47,95
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Lovers of the Soul, Lovers of the Body Philosophical and Religious Perspectives in Late Antiquity
ISBN: PB: 9780674241329, Harvard University Press, January 2020
600 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 12 photos
The relationship between the soul and the body was a point of contentious debate among philosophers and theologians in late antiquity. Modern scholarship has inherited this legacy, but split the study of the relation of body and soul between the disc...
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£26,95
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Worship of Confucius in Japan
ISBN: HB: 9780674237261, Harvard University Press, January 2020
450 pp., 22.8x15.2 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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£61,95
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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, January 2020
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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£15,95
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£28,95
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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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£30,00
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Market as God
ISBN: PB: 9780674241572, ISBN: HB: 9780674659681, Harvard University Press, December 2019
320 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
The Market has deified itself, according to Harvey Cox's brilliant exegesis. And all of the world's problems – widening inequality, a rapidly warming planet, the injustices of global poverty – are consequently harder to solve. Only by tracing how the...
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£14,95
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£21,95
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Who Owns Religion? Scholars and Their Publics in the Late Twentieth Century
ISBN: PB: 9780226675985, University of Chicago Press, December 2019
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
"Who Owns Religion?" focuses on a period – the late 1980s through the 1990s – when scholars of religion were accused of scandalizing or denigrating the very communities they had imagined themselves honoring through their work. While controversies inv...
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£26,00
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Legitimacy The Right to Govern in a Wanton World
ISBN: HB: 9780674983465, Harvard University Press, December 2019
240 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 7 tables
What makes a government legitimate? The dominant view is that public officials have the right to rule us, even if they are unfair or unfit, as long as they gain power through procedures traceable to the consent of the governed. In this rigorous and t...
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£31,95
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