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Why Liberalism Failed
ISBN: PB: 9780300240023, ISBN: HB: 9780300223446, Yale University Press, April 2019
256 pp., 21x14 cm
Of the three dominant ideologies of the twentieth century – fascism, communism, and liberalism – only the last remains. This has created a peculiar situation in which liberalism's proponents tend to forget that it is an ideology and not the natural e...
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Beyond the Nation-State The Zionist Political Imagination from Pinsker to Ben-Gurion
ISBN: HB: 9780300230130, Yale University Press, January 2019
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The Jewish nation-state has often been thought of as Zionism's end goal. In this bracing history of the idea of the Jewish state in modern Zionism, from its beginnings in the late nineteenth century until the establishment of the state of Israel, Dmi...
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Science and the Good The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality
ISBN: HB: 9780300196283, Yale University Press, January 2019
312 pp., 21x14 cm
In this illuminating book, James Davison Hunter and Paul Nedelisky recount the centuries-long, passionate quest to discover a scientific foundation for morality. The "new moral science" led by such figures as E.O. Wilson, Patricia Churchland and Josh...
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David Hume on Morals, Politics, and Society
ISBN: PB: 9780300207149, Yale University Press, November 2018
408 pp., 21x14 cm, 3 black&white illus.
A key figure of the Scottish Enlightenment, David Hume was a major influence on thinkers ranging from Kant and Schopenhauer to Einstein and Popper, and his writings continue to be deeply relevant today. With four essays by leading Hume scholars explo...
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Modernity and its Discontents Making and Unmaking the Bourgeois from Machiavelli to Bellow
ISBN: PB: 9780300240238, ISBN: HB: 9780300198393, Yale University Press, October 2018
448 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Steven B. Smith examines the concept of modernity, not as the end product of historical developments but as a state of mind. He explores modernism as a source of both pride and anxiety, suggesting that its most distinctive characteristics are the sel...
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Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals With an Updated Translation, Introduction, and Notes
ISBN: PB: 9780300227437, Yale University Press, July 2018
144 pp., 21x14 cm, 1 black&white illus.
This work, one of the most important texts in the history of ethics, presents Immanuel Kant's conception of moral self-government based on pure reason. It has been a source of controversy and an object of reinterpretation for over two centuries. This...
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War An Enquiry
ISBN: PB: 9780300234459, ISBN: HB: 9780300175349, Yale University Press, May 2018
288 pp., 21x14 cm
A renowned philosopher challenges long-held views on just wars, ethical conduct during war, why wars occur, how they alter people and societies, and more. For residents of the twenty-first century, a vision of a future without warfare is almost inco...
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Autobiography or "The Story of My Experiments with Truth" A Critical Edition
ISBN: HB: 9780300234077, Yale University Press, May 2018
816 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, black&white illus.
In the mid-1920s, prompted by a "small, still voice" that encouraged him to lay bare what was known only to him and his God, M. K. Gandhi began writing and publishing his autobiography. Drafted during a period of intensive fasting and "in-dwelling" a...
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On Color
ISBN: HB: 9780300171877, Yale University Press, May 2018
272 pp., 19.7x15.2 cm, 47 colour illus.
Our lives are saturated by color. We live in a world of vivid colors, and color marks our psychological and social existence. But for all color's inescapability, we don't know much about it. Now authors David Scott Kastan and Stephen Farthing offer a...
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Radical Sacrifice
ISBN: HB: 9780300233353, Yale University Press, March 2018
216 pp., 21x14 cm
The modern conception of sacrifice is at once cast as a victory of self-discipline over desire and condescended to as destructive and archaic abnegation. But even in the Old Testament, the dual natures of sacrifice, embodying both ritual slaughter an...
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