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Origin of the German Trauerspiel
ISBN: PB: 9780674744240, Harvard University Press, December 2018
336 pp., 21x14 cm
"Origin of the German Trauerspiel" was Walter Benjamin's first full, historically oriented analysis of modernity. Readers of English know it as "The Origin of German Tragic Drama", but in fact the subject is something else – the play of mourning. How...
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£14,95
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Virtues and Vices of Speech I Tatti Renaissance Library 87
ISBN: HB: 9780674987500, Harvard University Press, December 2018
400 pp., 21x14 cm
Giovanni Pontano, who adopted the academic sobriquet "Gioviano", was prime minister to several kings of Naples and the most important Neapolitan humanist of the quattrocento. Best known today as a Latin poet, he also composed dialogues depicting the...
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£19,95
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Reading Wittgenstein with Anscombe, Going On to Ethics
ISBN: HB: 9780674051683, Harvard University Press, December 2018
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In "Reading Wittgenstein with Anscombe, Going On to Ethics", Cora Diamond follows two major European philosophers as they think about thinking, as well as about our ability to respond to thinking that has miscarried or gone astray. Acting as both wit...
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£28,95
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Homeric Imagery and the Natural Environment
ISBN: PB: 9780674987357, Harvard University Press, December 2018
310 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 6 colour illus., 1 table
Responding to George Lakoff's and Mark Johnson's analysis of metaphor, William Brockliss explores the Homeric poets' use of concrete concepts drawn from the Greek natural environment to aid their audiences' understanding of abstract concepts. In part...
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Specter Haunting Europe The Myth of Judeo-Bolshevism
ISBN: HB: 9780674047686, Harvard University Press, November 2018
368 pp., 21x14 cm
The first comprehensive account of the evolution and exploitation of the Judeo-Bolshevik myth, from its origins to the present day. For much of the twentieth century, Europe was haunted by a threat of its own imagining: Judeo-Bolshevism. This myth –...
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£21,95
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Republican Reversal Conservatives and the Environment from Nixon to Trump
ISBN: HB: 9780674979970, Harvard University Press, November 2018
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 10 photos, 1 map, 5 illus., 1 table
Not long ago, Republicans could take pride in their party's tradition of environmental leadership. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the GOP helped to create the Environmental Protection Agency, extend the Clean Air Act, and protect endangered speci...
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Republicanism in Russia Community Before and After Communism
ISBN: HB: 9780674976726, Harvard University Press, November 2018
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
If Marxism was the apparent loser in the Cold War, it cannot be said that liberalism was the winner, at least not in Russia. Oleg Kharkhordin is not surprised that institutions of liberal democracy failed to take root following the dissolution of the...
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£39,95
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When Police Kill
ISBN: PB: 9780674986800, Harvard University Press, November 2018
320 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 37 graphs, 1 line illustration, 28 tables
Deaths of civilians at the hands of on-duty police are in the national spotlight as never before. How many killings by police occur annually? What circumstances provoke police to shoot to kill? Who dies? The lack of answers to these basic questions p...
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Strangers in Our Midst The Political Philosophy of Immigration
ISBN: PB: 9780674986787, ISBN: HB: 9780674088900, Harvard University Press, November 2018
212 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
It is not unusual for people in countries with limited job opportunities and economic resources to want to seek a better life in different lands. This is especially so for those who come from countries where they are treated poorly, discriminated aga...
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Limits of Blame Rethinking Punishment and Responsibility
ISBN: HB: 9780674980778, Harvard University Press, November 2018
240 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 photo
Faith in the power and righteousness of retribution has taken over the American criminal justice system. Approaching punishment and responsibility from a philosophical perspective, Erin Kelly challenges the moralism behind harsh treatment of criminal...
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