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Pynchon's Sound of Music
ISBN: PB: 9783035802320, University of Chicago Press, Diaphanes, May 2020
448 pp., 21.5x13.3 cm, 18 halftones
"Pynchon's Sound of Music" is dedicated to cataloging, exploring, and interpreting the manifold manifestations of music in Thomas Pynchon's work. An original mix of close and distant readings, this monograph employs a variety of disciplines – from li...
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£32,50
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Artaud the Momo and Other Major Poetry
ISBN: PB: 9783035802351, University of Chicago Press, Diaphanes, April 2020
160 pp., 18.4x12 cm
"Artaud the Momo" is Antonin Artaud's most extraordinary poetic work from the brief final phase of his life, from his return to Paris in 1946 after nine years of incarceration in French psychiatric institutions to his death in 1948. This work is an u...
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£17,50
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What is Anarchism? Conversations with Mehdi Belhaj Kacem and Assia Turquier-Zauberman
ISBN: PB: 9783035802269, University of Chicago Press, Diaphanes, April 2020
256 pp., 21.5x13.3 cm
David Graeber is not only one of today's most important living thinkers, but also one of the most influential. He is also one of the very few engaged intellectuals who has a proven track record of effective militancy on a world scale, and his impact...
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£18,50
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Neo-Aristotelianism and the Medieval Renaissance On Aquinas, Ockham, and Eckhart
ISBN: PB: 9783035801484, University of Chicago Press, Diaphanes, March 2020
144 pp., 21.5x13.3 cm
In this lecture course, Reiner Schurmann develops the idea that, in between the spiritual Carolingian Renaissance and the secular humanist Renaissance, there was a distinctive medieval Renaissance connected with the rediscovery of Aristotle. Focusing...
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£32,50
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Natures of Data A Discussion between Biologists, Artists and Science Scholars
ISBN: PB: 9783035802245, University of Chicago Press, Diaphanes, March 2020
192 pp., 21.5x13.3 cm
Computer-based technologies for the production and analysis of data have been an integral part of biological research since the 1990s at the latest. This not only applies to genomics and its offshoots but also to less conspicuous subsections such as...
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£26,00
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Manifesto of Artistic Research
ISBN: PB: 9783035802207, University of Chicago Press, Diaphanes, March 2020
128 pp., 29.2x17.7 cm
Since its beginnings in the 1990s, artistic research has become established as a new format in the areas of educational and institutional policy, aesthetics, and art theory. It has now diffused into almost all artistic fields, from installation to ex...
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£17,50
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What is Contemporary Art?
ISBN: PB: 9783035801453, University of Chicago Press, Diaphanes, January 2020
104 pp., 16.9x11 cm, 8 halftones
Art today is often practiced in perfect conformity with the neoliberal zeitgeist, often even denying its own radical potential".What is Contemporary Art?" lucidly examines the relationship between art and politics in our time. Addressing the heart of...
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£14,00
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Luther. The Origin of Modern Self-Consciousness Lectures, Volume 12
ISBN: PB: 9783035800166, University of Chicago Press, Diaphanes, January 2020
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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£59,50
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Leibniz, or The Best of All Possible Worlds
ISBN: HB: 9783035801422, University of Chicago Press, Diaphanes, January 2020
64 pp., 20.3x15.2 cm, 64 colour plates
Vienna, 1714: Late in life, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, the universal genius of his time, puts down his pen and declares his description of the universe to be complete. In the evening, he sits in his study room among letters, books, and manuscripts as...
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Philosophy of Nietzsche Reiner Schurmann Lecture Notes
ISBN: PB: 9783035800548, University of Chicago Press, Diaphanes, January 2020
160 pp., 22.2x14 cm
Nietzsche praised Kant for having "annihilated Socratism", for exhibiting all ideals as essentially unattainable, and for having exposed himself to the despair of truth – all essential traits Nietzsche claimed for his own thinking. At the same time,...
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