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Luther. The Origin of Modern Self-Consciousness Lectures, Volume 12
ISBN: PB: 9783035800166, Diaphanes, May 2018
224 pp., 20.9x13.3 cm,
If we are to understand the specifically modern function of self-consciousness, we must first look to the origins of the concept. Among the key thinkers who elaborated on self-consciousness was the German monk and theologian Martin Luther. Reiner Sch...
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£59,00
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Dialogical Imaginations Aisthesis as Social Perception and New Ideas of Humanism
ISBN: PB: 9783037349397, Diaphanes, May 2018
736 pp., 24.1x16.1 cm, 85 halftones, 30 colour plates
We tend to think of imagination as private, originating from our innermost selves – and language as something that is created in communication. Turning this idea on its head, the contributors to "Dialogical Imaginations" start from the provocative pr...
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£49,00
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Martin Heidegger's Grouch
ISBN: HB: 9783035800524, Diaphanes, May 2018
64 pp., 20.3x15.2 cm, illustrated in colour throughout
At its most basic, philosophy is about learning how to think about the world around us. It should come as no surprise, then, that children make excellent philosophers! Naturally inquisitive, pint-size scholars need little prompting before being willi...
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Power of Material / Politics of Materiality
ISBN: PB: 9783037349878, Diaphanes, February 2018
256 pp., 21.6x16 cm, 155 colour plates, 2 line drawings, 4 halftones
Materiality has emerged as a new focus for art, design, and architecture. Where there was once the belief that the form of a work offered more capacity to bestow meaning, "New Materialism" asserts the agency of material within the artistic process, e...
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£30,00
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Present of the Future
ISBN: PB: 9783037349861, Diaphanes, February 2018
230 pp., 21.6x16 cm, 81 colour plates, 16 halftones
As the world teeters on the brink of crisis and potentially catastrophic change, outlooks for the future have come to be characterized by anxiety. The skepticism that meets utopian visions of the future has given rise to collective nostalgia for seem...
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£30,00
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Nikolaj Evreinov »The Storming of the Winter Palace«
ISBN: PB: 9783037349915, Diaphanes, October 2017
250 pp., 22x13.9 cm, 20 colour plates, 85 halftones
In 1920, on the third anniversary of the October Revolution, dramatist Nikolai Evreinov directed a cast of 10,000 actors, dancers, and circus performers – as well as a convoy of armored cars and tanks – in "The Storming of the Winter Palace". The mas...
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Towards an Aesthetics of Production
ISBN: PB: 9783037348857, Diaphanes, August 2017
208 pp., 24.1x16.1 cm, 48 halftones
Throughout the twentieth century, art history has been too narrowly focused on formalism. As a result, analyses regularly reduced works of art to their materials, texture, and composition. By contrast, art historian Sebastian Egenhofer takes Gilles D...
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£22,00
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Computer Game Worlds
ISBN: PB: 9783035800135, Diaphanes, August 2017
350 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 180 halftones
Computer games have become ubiquitous in today's society. Many scholars have speculated on the reasons for their massive success. Yet we haven't considered the most basic questions: Why do computer games exist? What specific circumstances led to the...
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£37,00
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Breaking Bad, Breaking Out, Breaking Even
ISBN: PB: 9783035800081, Diaphanes, July 2017
96 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm,
"Breaking Bad" is known for its grim and gritty outbursts of anger and violence. In the chaotic story of a meth-dealing high school chemistry teacher, time seems to collapse, and we feel as though the lives of the characters are moving inevitably clo...
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Dr. Freud, Fish Whisperer
ISBN: HB: 9783035800074, Diaphanes, July 2017
64 pp., 20.3x15.2 cm, fully illustrated in colour
At its most basic, philosophy is about learning how to think about the world around us. It should come as no surprise, then, that children make excellent philosophers! Naturally inquisitive, pint-size scholars need little prompting before being willi...
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