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Clwyd Buildings of Wales
ISBN: HB: 9780300096279, Yale University Press, January 1986
520 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 64 illus.
Clwyd, covering the former counties of Denbighshire and Flintshire, is exceptionally rewarding in architecture. the medieval period has left a fine legacy, including castles of the time of Edward I as sophisticated as any in Europe, the monastic ruin...
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Edinburgh Buildings of Scotland
ISBN: HB: 9780300096729, Yale University Press, January 1984
736 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 64 illus.
The historic capital of Scotland is well known as a fortified medieval city with castle and crown-steepled church, its Royal Mile leading down to the Abey and Palace of Holyrood; as a merchant city of the Stuart period with Parliament House and close...
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Leicestershire and Rutland Buildings of England
ISBN: HB: 9780300096187, Yale University Press, January 1984
576 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 64 illus.
Pevsner wrote that "Leicestershire is not a county of extremes" and agreed that "no other county in England surpasses Rutland for unspoiled quiet charm". The large and the small Midland counties possess a varied and rewarding range of buildings. Chur...
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Kant's Life and Thought
ISBN: PB: 9780300029826, Yale University Press, September 1983
430 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Here is the first Kant-biography in English since Paulsen's and Cassirer's only full-scale study of Kant's philosophy. On a very deep level, all of Cassirer's philosophy was based on Kant's, and accordingly this book is Cassirer's explicit coming to...
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£28,00
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Interpreting Lacan
ISBN: PB: 9780300039351, Yale University Press, September 1983
320 pp., 21.6x14 cm, black&white illus.
To assimilate a writer as allusive as Lacan is to enter into an entire culture. However firm their grounding in Freud, readers of Lacan must learn to rethink psychoanalysis with a speculative breadth sometimes exceeding that of Freud himself. This bo...
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Dialogue and Dialectic Eight Hermeneutical Studies on Plato
ISBN: PB: 9780300029833, Yale University Press, September 1983
240 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
This book is a virtual case study in the application of hermeneutical principles to illuminate philosophical texts. The book contains translations of eight of Gadamer's best known essays on Plato. These studies, spanning a period of almost fifty year...
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London, Volume 2: South Buildings of England
ISBN: HB: 9780300096514, Yale University Press, January 1983
800 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 64 illus.
"London 2: South" is a uniquely comprehensive guide to the twelve southern boroughs. Its riverside buildings range from the royal splendours of Hampton Court and Greenwich and the Georgian delights of Richmond, to the monuments of Victorian commerce...
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Allegories of Reading Figural Language in Rousseau, Nietzsche, Rilke, and Proust
ISBN: PB: 9780300028454, Yale University Press, September 1982
305 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
This important theoretical work by Paul de Man sets forth a mode of reading and interpretation based on exemplary texts by Rousseau, Nietzsche, Rilke, and Proust. The readings start from unresolved difficulties in the critical traditions engendered b...
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Freedom and Karl Jaspers' Philosophy
ISBN: HB: 9780300026290, Yale University Press, July 1981
248 pp., 21.6x14 cm, black&white illus.
As a founding father of Existentialism, Karl Jaspers has been seen as a twentieth-century successor to Nietzsche and Kierkegaard; as an exponent of reason, he has been seen as an heir of Kant. But studies tracing influences upon his thought or placin...
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Symbol, Myth, and Culture Essays and Lectures of Ernst Cassirer, 1935-1945
ISBN: PB: 9780300026665, Yale University Press, March 1981
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The papers in this volume of Ernst Cassirer's unpublished works give insight into the major issues that engaged Cassirer's interest between 1935 and 1945. The book begins with his inaugural address at the University of Goteborg, Sweden, in the first...
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