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St. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues, Volume 1 Against the Academics
ISBN: PB: 9780300238556, ISBN: HB: 9780300238518, Yale University Press, August 2019
360 pp., 21x14 cm
The first four works written by St. Augustine of Hippo after his conversion to Christianity have influenced prominent thinkers from Boethius to Bernard Lonergan. Usually called the Cassiciacum dialogues, these four works are a "literary triumph", com...
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St. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues, Volume 2 On the Happy Life
ISBN: PB: 9780300238587, ISBN: HB: 9780300238525, Yale University Press, August 2019
232 pp., 21x14 cm
The first four works written by St. Augustine of Hippo after his conversion to Christianity are dialogues that have influenced prominent thinkers from Boethius to Bernard Lonergan. Usually called the Cassiciacum dialogues, these four works are a "lit...
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Out of Joint Power, Crisis, and the Rhetoric of Time
ISBN: PB: 9780300166330, Yale University Press, July 2019
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 12 black&white illus.
To secure power in a crisis, leaders must sell deep change as a means to future good. But how could we know the future? Nomi Claire Lazar draws on stories across a range of cultures and contexts, ancient and modern, to show how leaders use constructi...
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Yi River Commentary on the Book of Changes
ISBN: PB: 9780300218077, Yale University Press, July 2019
576 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 67 black&white illus.
This book is a translation of a key commentary on the "Book of Changes, or Yijing (I Ching)", perhaps the most broadly influential text of classical China. The "Yijing" first appeared as a divination text in Zhou-dynasty China (ca. 1045–256 bce) and...
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How We Cooperate A Theory of Kantian Optimization
ISBN: PB: 9780300233339, Yale University Press, June 2019
248 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 black&white illus.
Game theory assumes that people are self-interested and works from this premise to explain competitive behavior. People don't just compete, however; they also cooperate. John Roemer argues that attempts by orthodox game theorists to account for coope...
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Lions' Den Zionism and the Left from Hannah Arendt to Noam Chomsky
ISBN: HB: 9780300222982, Yale University Press, May 2019
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In this lively intellectual history of the political Left, cultural critic Susie Linfield investigates how eight prominent twentieth-century intellectuals struggled with the philosophy of Zionism, and then with Israel and its conflicts with the Arab...
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Martin Buber A Life of Faith and Dissent
ISBN: HB: 9780300153040, Yale University Press, May 2019
440 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 9 black&white illus.
An authority on the twentieth-century philosopher Martin Buber (1878-1965), Paul Mendes-Flohr offers the first major biography in English in thirty years of this seminal modern Jewish thinker. Organized around several key moments – such as his sudden...
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Why Liberalism Failed
ISBN: PB: 9780300240023, ISBN: HB: 9780300223446, Yale University Press, May 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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Humour
ISBN: HB: 9780300243147, Yale University Press, April 2019
224 pp., 21x14 cm
Written by an acknowledged master of comedy, this study reflects on the nature of humour and the functions it serves. Why do we laugh? What are we to make of the sheer variety of laughter, from braying and cackling to sniggering and chortling? Is hum...
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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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