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Art and Faith A Theology of Making
ISBN: HB: 9780300254143, Yale University Press, February 2021
184 pp., 19x14 cm
Written over thirty years of painting and creating in his studio, this book is Makoto Fujimura's broad and deep exploration of creativity and the spiritual aspects of "making". What he does in the studio, he asserts, is theological work as much as it...
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Practical Form Abstraction, Technique, and Beauty in Eighteenth-Century Aesthetics
ISBN: HB: 9780300244564, Yale University Press, January 2021
248 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 6 illus.
In this original work, Abigail Zitin proposes a new history of the development of form as a concept in and for aesthetics. Her account substitutes women and artisans for the proverbial man of taste, asserting them as central figures in the rise of ae...
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Migrants in the Profane Critical Theory and the Question of Secularization
ISBN: HB: 9780300250763, Yale University Press, January 2021
208 pp., 21.6x14 cm
"Migrants in the Profane" takes its title from an intriguing remark by Theodor W. Adorno, in which he summarized the meaning of Walter Benjamin's image of a celebrated mechanical chess-playing Turk and its hidden religious animus: "Nothing of theolog...
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Doing
ISBN: HB: 9780857427847, Seagull Books, December 2020
132 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In "Doing", Jean-Luc Nancy, one of the most prominent and lucid articulators of contemporary French theory and philosophy, examines the precarious but urgent relationship between being and doing. His book is not so much a call to action as a summons...
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Confessions of a Born-Again Pagan
ISBN: PB: 9780300255348, ISBN: HB: 9780300208535, Yale University Press, November 2020
1176 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
We live in an age of disenchantment. The number of self-professed "atheists" continues to grow. Yet many still feel an intense spiritual longing for a connection to what Aristotle called the "eternal and divine". For those who do, but demand a God th...
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Glance of the Medusa The Physiognomy of Mysticism
ISBN: HB: 9780857426086, Seagull Books, November 2020
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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On Order St. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues, Volume 3
ISBN: HB: 9780300238532, Yale University Press, October 2020
352 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 of a...
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Soliloquies St. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues, Volume 4
ISBN: HB: 9780300238549, Yale University Press, October 2020
408 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 of a h...
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What Is a Complex System?
ISBN: PB: 9780300251104, Yale University Press, September 2020
184 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
What is a complex system? Although "complexity science" is used to understand phenomena as diverse as the behavior of honeybees, the economic markets, the human brain, and the climate, there is no agreement about its foundations. In this introduction...
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Lions' Den Zionism and the Left from Hannah Arendt to Noam Chomsky
ISBN: PB: 9780300251845, ISBN: HB: 9780300222982, Yale University Press, September 2020
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In this lively intellectual history of the political Left, cultural critic Susie Linfield investigates how eight prominent twentieth-century intellectuals struggled with the philosophy of Zionism, and then with Israel and its conflicts with the Arab...
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