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Becoming Political Spinoza's Vital Republicanism and the Democratic Power of Judgment
ISBN: HB: 9780226555478, University of Chicago Press, August 2018
208 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm,
In this pathbreaking work, Christopher Skeaff argues that a profoundly democratic conception of judgment is at the heart of Spinoza's thought. Bridging Continental and Anglo-American scholarship, critical theory, and Spinoza studies, "Becoming Politi...
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Human Body in the Age of Catastrophe Brittleness, Integration, Science, and the Great War
ISBN: PB: 9780226556598, ISBN: HB: 9780226556451, University of Chicago Press, August 2018
416 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 14 halftones
The injuries suffered by soldiers during WWI were as varied as they were brutal. How could the human body suffer and often absorb such disparate traumas? Why might the same wound lead one soldier to die but allow another to recover? In "The Human B...
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£26,00
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£79,00
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Against Nihilism Nietzsche Meets Dostoevsky
ISBN: PB: 9781551646749, ISBN: HB: 9781551646763, Black Rose Books, July 2018
160 pp., 21.6x13.9 cm, 8 halftones
Described by Thomas Mann as "brothers in spirit, but tragically grotesque companions in misfortune", Nietzsche and Dostoevsky remain towering figures in the intellectual development of European modernity. Maia Johnson-Stepenberg's accessible new intr...
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Lincoln's Tragic Pragmatism Lincoln, Douglas, and Moral Conflict
ISBN: PB: 9780674983991, ISBN: HB: 9780674050181, Harvard University Press, July 2018
832 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm,
In 1858, challenger Abraham Lincoln debated incumbent Stephen Douglas seven times in the race for a U.S. Senate seat from Illinois. More was at stake than slavery in those debates. In "Lincoln's Tragic Pragmatism", John Burt contends that the very le...
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£31,00
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Self and Soul A Defense of Ideals
ISBN: PB: 9780674984004, ISBN: HB: 9780674088207, Harvard University Press, July 2018
296 pp., 21x13.9 cm,
In a culture that has become progressively more skeptical and materialistic, the desires of the individual self stand supreme, Mark Edmundson says. We spare little thought for the great ideals that once gave life meaning and worth. "Self and Soul" is...
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£29,00
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Marx's Dream From Capitalism to Communism
ISBN: HB: 9780226554525, University of Chicago Press, July 2018
304 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm,
Two centuries after his birth, Karl Marx is read almost solely through the lens of Marxism, his works examined for how they fit into the doctrine that was developed from them after his death. With "Marx's Dream", Tom Rockmore offers a much-needed al...
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£34,00
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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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Angels in Mourning Sublime Madness, Ennui and Melancholy in Modern Thought
ISBN: HB: 9781780239729, Reaktion Books, July 2018
176 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm,
Sublime madness and ennui: melancholy is a condition of imbalance, chaotic and desolate, and a keystone of modern Western thought. In "Angels in Mourning", Roger Bartra explores how three lucid European thinkers – Immanuel Kant, Max Weber and Walter...
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Thinking and Being
ISBN: HB: 9780674967892, Harvard University Press, June 2018
176 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 2 tables
Opposing a long-standing orthodoxy of the Western philosophical tradition running from ancient Greek thought until the late nineteenth century, Frege argued that psychological laws of thought – those that explicate how we in fact think – must be dist...
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£28,00
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Inquiry into Modes of Existence An Anthropology of the Moderns
ISBN: PB: 9780674984028, ISBN: HB: 9780674724990, Harvard University Press, June 2018
520 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm,
In this new book, Bruno Latour offers answers to questions raised in "We Have Never Been Modern", a work that interrogated the connections between nature and culture. If not modern, he asked, what have we been, and what values should we inherit? Over...
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