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Rabbit Between Us
ISBN: HB: 9780857427977, Seagull Books, April 2021
172 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 5 halftones
One morning as they parted, Victor Menza's young daughter handed him a bunny postcard. This gift made him wonder anew why rabbits were their symbol of visitation: "How did this kind of creature become such a powerful way of feeling your presence"?  ...
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£18,99
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Glance of the Medusa The Physiognomy of Mysticism
ISBN: HB: 9780857426086, Seagull Books, March 2021
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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£21,99
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Lions
ISBN: PB: 9780857428264, ISBN: HB: 9780857424303, Seagull Books, March 2021
104 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
For distinguished philosopher Hans Blumenberg, lions were a life-long obsession. "Lions", translated by Kari Driscoll, collects thirty-two of Blumenberg's philosophical vignettes to reveal that the figure of the lion unites two of his other great pre...
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£20,00
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Voices of Dissent An Essay
ISBN: HB: 9780857428622, Seagull Books, March 2021
172 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 halftone
People have argued since time immemorial. Disagreement is a part of life, of human experience. But we now live in times when any form of protest in India is marked as anti-Indian and met with arguments that the very concept of dissent was imported in...
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£12,99
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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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£20,00
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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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£55,00
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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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£25,00
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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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£14,99
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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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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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