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Worship of Confucius in Japan
ISBN: HB: 9780674237261, Harvard University Press, July 2019
450 pp., 22.9x15.2 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, June 2019
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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Converts to the Real Catholicism and the Making of Continental Philosophy
ISBN: HB: 9780674988378, Harvard University Press, May 2019
504 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Of all modern schools of thought, phenomenology has the strongest claim to the mantle of "continental" philosophy. In the first half of the twentieth century, phenomenology expanded from a few German towns into a movement spanning Europe. Edward Bari...
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£35,95
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Spirit of Trust A Reading of Hegel's "Phenomenology"
ISBN: HB: 9780674976818, Harvard University Press, May 2019
768 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 18 illus., 3 tables
In this much-anticipated work, Robert Brandom presents a completely new retelling of the romantic rationalist adventure of ideas that is Hegel's classic "The Phenomenology of Spirit". Connecting analytic, Continental, and historical traditions, Brand...
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£32,95
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John Rawls The Path to a Theory of Justice
ISBN: HB: 9780674976474, Harvard University Press, May 2019
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
It is hard to overestimate the influence of John Rawls on political philosophy and theory over the last half-century. His books have sold millions of copies worldwide, and he is one of the few philosophers whose work is known in the corridors of powe...
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£32,95
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Why Free Will Is Real
ISBN: HB: 9780674979581, Harvard University Press, May 2019
224 pp., 21x14 cm, 4 illus.
Philosophers have argued about the nature and the very existence of free will for centuries. Today, many scientists and scientifically-minded philosophers are skeptical that it exists, especially when it is understood to require the ability to choose...
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£17,95
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Ordinary Virtues Moral Order in a Divided World
ISBN: PB: 9780674237490, ISBN: HB: 9780674976276, Harvard University Press, April 2019
272 pp., 21x14 cm
What moral values do human beings hold in common? As globalization draws us together economically, are our values converging or diverging? In particular, are human rights becoming a global ethic? These were the questions that led Michael Ignatieff to...
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Fall of Language Benjamin and Wittgenstein on Meaning
ISBN: HB: 9780674980914, Harvard University Press, April 2019
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Known largely for his essays on culture, aesthetics, and literature, Walter Benjamin also wrote on the philosophy of language. This early work is famously obscure and considered hopelessly mystical by some. But for Alexander Stern, it contains import...
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Basic Income A Radical Proposal for a Free Society and a Sane Economy
ISBN: PB: 9780674237469, ISBN: HB: 9780674052284, Harvard University Press, April 2019
400 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 8 graphs, 1 table
It may sound crazy to pay people an income whether or not they are working or looking for work. But the idea of providing an unconditional basic income to every individual, rich or poor, active or inactive, has been advocated by such major thinkers a...
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Economy and Society A New Translation
ISBN: PB: 9780674916548, Harvard University Press, April 2019
520 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 2 illus.
Max Weber's "Economy and Society" is the foundational text for the social sciences of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, presenting a framework for understanding the relations among individual action, social action, economic action, and econom...
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