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Dialogical Imaginations Aisthesis as Social Perception and New Ideas of Humanism
ISBN: PB: 9783037349397, Diaphanes, December 2018
736 pp., 24.1x16.1 cm, 85 halftones, 30 colour plates
We tend to think of imagination as private, originating from our innermost selves – and language as something that is created in communication. Turning this idea on its head, the contributors to "Dialogical Imaginations" start from the provocative pr...
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Luther. The Origin of Modern Self-Consciousness Lectures, Volume 12
ISBN: PB: 9783035800166, Diaphanes, November 2018
224 pp., 20.9x13.3 cm
If we are to understand the specifically modern function of self-consciousness, we must first look to the origins of the concept. Among the key thinkers who elaborated on self-consciousness was the German monk and theologian Martin Luther. Reiner Sch...
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Tomorrow the Manifold Essays on Foucault, Anarchy, and the Singularization to Come
ISBN: PB: 9783035800999, Diaphanes, October 2018
256 pp., 20.9x13.3 cm
This volume tracks the crucial role of Reiner Schurmann's engagement with the work of Michel Foucault between 1983 and 1991. Drawing on Foucault's highly original reading of the philosophical tradition, Schurmann traces the status of identity and dif...
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Dance of Values Sergei Eisenstein's Capital Project
ISBN: PB: 9783035801088, Diaphanes, October 2018
240 pp., 24.1x15.2 cm, 30 colour plates, 30 halftones
Sergei Eisenstein's cinematic adaptation of Karl Marx's "Capital" was never realized, yet it has haunted the imagination of many filmmakers, historians, and philosophers to the present day. "Dance of Values" aims to conjure the phantom of Eisenstein'...
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Scripted Culture Digitalization and the Cultural Public Sphere
ISBN: PB: 9783035800852, Diaphanes, August 2018
288 pp., 19.5x12.7 cm, 60 halftones
When we look at the cultural public sphere through the lens of digitalization, a paradoxical picture emerges. In some ways, the digital age seems to have brought the goals of the Enlightenment to their fullest fruition, giving us boundless and instan...
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Lao-Tzu, or the Way of the Dragon
ISBN: HB: 9783035800968, Diaphanes, August 2018
64 pp., 20.3x15.2 cm, illustrated in colour throughout
At its most basic, philosophy is about learning how to think about the world around us. It should come as no surprise, then, that children make excellent philosophers! Naturally inquisitive, pint-size scholars need little prompting before being willi...
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Martin Heidegger's Grouch
ISBN: HB: 9783035800524, Diaphanes, May 2018
64 pp., 20.3x15.2 cm, illustrated in colour throughout
At its most basic, philosophy is about learning how to think about the world around us. It should come as no surprise, then, that children make excellent philosophers! Naturally inquisitive, pint-size scholars need little prompting before being willi...
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Power of Material / Politics of Materiality
ISBN: PB: 9783037349878, Diaphanes, February 2018
256 pp., 21.6x16 cm, 155 colour plates, 2 line drawings, 4 halftones
Materiality has emerged as a new focus for art, design, and architecture. Where there was once the belief that the form of a work offered more capacity to bestow meaning, "New Materialism" asserts the agency of material within the artistic process, e...
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Present of the Future
ISBN: PB: 9783037349861, Diaphanes, February 2018
230 pp., 21.6x16 cm, 81 colour plates, 16 halftones
As the world teeters on the brink of crisis and potentially catastrophic change, outlooks for the future have come to be characterized by anxiety. The skepticism that meets utopian visions of the future has given rise to collective nostalgia for seem...
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Nikolaj Evreinov »The Storming of the Winter Palace«
ISBN: PB: 9783037349915, Diaphanes, October 2017
250 pp., 22x13.9 cm, 20 colour plates, 85 halftones
In 1920, on the third anniversary of the October Revolution, dramatist Nikolai Evreinov directed a cast of 10,000 actors, dancers, and circus performers – as well as a convoy of armored cars and tanks – in "The Storming of the Winter Palace". The mas...
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