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Commentary on Plotinus, Volume 4: Ennead III, Part 1 I Tatti Renaissance Library 80
ISBN: HB: 9780674974982, Harvard University Press, July 2017
420 pp., 14x21 cm
Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499) was the leading Platonic philosopher of the Renaissance and is generally recognized as the greatest authority on ancient Platonism before modern times. Among his greatest accomplishments as a scholar was his 1492 Latin tra...
HB: £19,95
Hope Without Optimism
ISBN: PB: 9780300226447, Yale University Press, June 2017
176 pp., 14x21.6 cm
In a virtuoso display of erudition, thoughtfulness and humour, Terry Eagleton teases apart the concept of hope as it has been (often mistakenly) conceptualised over six millennia, from ancient Greece to today. He distinguishes hope from simple optimi...
PB: £10,99
In Praise of Forgetting Historical Memory and its Ironies
ISBN: PB: 9780300227109, ISBN: HB: 9780300182798, Yale University Press, June 2017
160 pp., 14x21 cm
The conventional wisdom about historical memory is summed up in George Santayana's celebrated phrase, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it". Today, the consensus that it is moral to remember, immoral to forget, is nearly abs...
PB: £10,99
HB: £14,99
Humanity without Dignity Moral Equality, Respect, and Human Rights
ISBN: HB: 9780674049215, Harvard University Press, June 2017
286 pp., 15.6x23.4 cm
Name any valued human trait – intelligence, wit, charm, grace, strength – and you will find an inexhaustible variety and complexity in its expression among individuals. Yet we insist that such diversity does not provide grounds for differential treat...
HB: £31,95
One Another's Equals The Basis of Human Equality
ISBN: HB: 9780674659766, Harvard University Press, June 2017
270 pp., 14x21 cm
An enduring theme of Western philosophy is that we are all one another's equals. Yet the principle of basic equality is woefully under-explored in modern moral and political philosophy. In a major new work, Jeremy Waldron attempts to remedy that shor...
HB: £23,95
Plato, Volume I: Euthyphro. Apology. Crito. Phaedo. Phaedrus Loeb Classical Library 36
ISBN: HB: 9780674996878, Harvard University Press, June 2017
574 pp., 10.8x16 cm
Plato of Athens, who laid the foundations of the Western philosophical tradition and in range and depth ranks among its greatest practitioners, was born to a prosperous and politically active family circa 427 BC. In early life an admirer of Socrates,...
HB: £15,95
Biological Individuality Integrating Scientific, Philosophical, and Historical Perspectives
ISBN: PB: 9780226446455, ISBN: HB: 9780226446318, University of Chicago Press, June 2017
400 pp., 15.2x22.9 cm, 14 halftones, 2 tables
Individuals are things that everybody knows – or thinks they do. Yet even scholars who practice or analyze the biological sciences often cannot agree on what an individual is and why. One reason for this disagreement is that the many important biolog...
PB: £17,50
HB: £56,50
Evolution of Imagination
ISBN: HB: 9780226225166, University of Chicago Press, June 2017
320 pp., 15.2x22.9 cm, 20 halftones
Consider Miles Davis, horn held high, sculpting a powerful musical statement full of tonal patterns, inside jokes, and thrilling climactic phrases – all on the fly. Or think of a comedy troupe riffing on a couple of cues from the audience until the w...
HB: £22,50
I in Team Sports Fandom and the Reproduction of Identity
ISBN: PB: 9780226470139, ISBN: HB: 9780226469935, University of Chicago Press, June 2017
256 pp., 15.2x22.9 cm, 3 tables
There is one sound that will always be loudest in sports. It isn't the squeak of sneakers or the crunch of helmets; it isn't the grunts or even the stadium music. It's the deafening roar of sports fans. For those few among us on the outside, sports f...
PB: £22,50
HB: £67,50
Returns of Fetishism Charles de Brosses and the Afterlives of an Idea
ISBN: PB: 9780226464756, ISBN: HB: 9780226464619, University of Chicago Press, June 2017
480 pp., 15.2x22.9 cm
For more than 250 years, Charles de Brosses's term "fetishism" has exerted great influence over our most ambitious thinkers. Used as an alternative to "magic" but nonetheless expressing the material force of magical thought, de Brosses's term has pro...
PB: £26,50
HB: £79,00