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  • Bourgeois Equality

    Bourgeois Equality
    av Deirdre N. McCloskey

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226527932

    There's little doubt that most humans today are better off than their forebears. Stunningly so, the economist and historian Deirdre McCloskey argues in the concluding volume of her trilogy celebrating the oft-derided virtues of the bourgeoisie. The…

  • Bourgeois Equality

    Bourgeois Equality
    av Deirdre N. McCloskey

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226333991

    There's little doubt that most humans today are better off than their forebears. Stunningly so, the economist and historian Deirdre McCloskey argues in the concluding volume of her trilogy celebrating the oft-derided virtues of the bourgeoisie. The…

  • Discourses on Livy

    Discourses on Livy
    av Niccolo Machiavelli

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226500362

    Discourses on Livy is the founding document of modern republicanism, and Harvey C. Mansfield and Nathan Tarcov have provided the definitive English translation of this classic work. Faithful to the original Italian text, properly attentive to Machia…

  • Bourgeois Dignity

    Bourgeois Dignity
    av Deirdre N. McCloskey

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226556741

    The big economic story of our times is not the Great Recession. It is how China and India began to embrace neoliberal ideas of economics and attributed a sense of dignity and liberty to the bourgeoisie they had denied for so long. The result was an…

  • Bourgeois Dignity

    Bourgeois Dignity
    av Deirdre N. McCloskey

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226556659

    The big economic story of our times is not the Great Recession. It is how China and India began to embrace neoliberal ideas of economics and attributed a sense of dignity and liberty to the bourgeoisie they had denied for so long. The result was an…

  • Economical Writing, Third Edition

    Economical Writing, Third Edition
    av Deirdre N McCloskey

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226448077

    Economics is not a field that is known for good writing. Charts, yes. Sparkling prose, no. Except, that is, when it comes to Deirdre Nansen McCloskey. Her conversational and witty yet always clear style is a hallmark of her classic works of economic…

  • Dreamscapes of Modernity

    Dreamscapes of Modernity

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226276526

    Dreamscapes of Modernity offers the first book-length treatment of sociotechnical imaginaries, a concept originated by Sheila Jasanoff and developed in close collaboration with Sang-Hyun Kim to describe how visions of scientific and technological pr…

  • Dreamscapes of Modernity

    Dreamscapes of Modernity

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226276496

    Dreamscapes of Modernity offers the first book-length treatment of sociotechnical imaginaries, a concept originated by Sheila Jasanoff and developed in close collaboration with Sang-Hyun Kim to describe how visions of scientific and technological pr…

  • Houston, We Have a Narrative

    Houston, We Have a Narrative
    av Randy Olson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226270845

    Ask a scientist about Hollywood, and you'll probably get eye rolls. But ask someone in Hollywood about science, and they'll see dollar signs: moviemakers know that science can be the source of great stories, with all the drama and action that blockb…

  • Houston, We Have a Narrative

    Houston, We Have a Narrative
    av Randy Olson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226270708

    Ask a scientist about Hollywood, and you'll probably get eye rolls. But ask someone in Hollywood about science, and they'll see dollar signs: moviemakers know that science can be the source of great stories, with all the drama and action that blockb…

  • Making Modern Science

    Making Modern Science
    av Peter J. Bowler

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226068619

    The development of science, according to respected scholars Peter J. Bowler and Iwan Rhys Morus, expands our knowledge and control of the world in ways that affect - but are also affected by - society and culture. In Making Modern Science, a text de…

  • Writing Fiction, Tenth Edition

    Writing Fiction, Tenth Edition
    av Janet Burroway

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226616698

    More than a quarter million copies sold!A creative writer's shelf should hold at least three essential books: a dictionary, a style guide, and Writing Fiction. Janet Burroway's best-selling classic is the most widely used creative writing text in Am…

  • Writing Fiction, Tenth Edition

    Writing Fiction, Tenth Edition
    av Janet Burroway

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226616551

    More than a quarter million copies sold!A creative writer's shelf should hold at least three essential books: a dictionary, a style guide, and Writing Fiction. Janet Burroway's best-selling classic is the most widely used creative writing text in Am…

  • The Art of Describing

    The Art of Describing
    av Svetlana Alpers

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226015132

    "The art historian after Erwin Panofsky and Ernst Gombrich is not only participating in an activity of great intellectual excitement; he is raising and exploring issues which lie very much at the centre of psychology, of the sciences and of history…

  • The Aesthetics of Meaning and Thought

    The Aesthetics of Meaning and Thought
    av Mark Johnson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226538945

    All too often, we think of our minds and bodies separately. The reality couldn't be more different: the fundamental fact about our mind is that it is embodied. We have a deep visceral, emotional, and qualitative relationship to the world-and any sci…

  • The Aesthetics of Meaning and Thought

    The Aesthetics of Meaning and Thought
    av Mark Johnson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226538808

    All too often, we think of our minds and bodies separately. The reality couldn't be more different: the fundamental fact about our mind is that it is embodied. We have a deep visceral, emotional, and qualitative relationship to the world-and any sci…

  • How Reason Almost Lost Its Mind

    How Reason Almost Lost Its Mind
    av Paul Erickson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226046631

    In the United States at the height of the Cold War, roughly between the end of World War II and the early 1980s, a new project of redefining rationality commanded the attention of sharp minds, powerful politicians, wealthy foundations, and top milit…

  • The Forbidden Image - An Intellectual History of Iconoclasm

    The Forbidden Image - An Intellectual History of Iconoclasm
    av Alain Besancon

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226044149

    Philosophers and theologians have long engaged in intense debate and introspection over the representation of the deity, its possibilities and its proscriptions. "The Forbidden Image" traces the dual strains of 'iconophilia' and iconoclasm, the priv…

  • State of Exception

    State of Exception
    av Giorgio Agamben

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226009254

    Two months after the attacks of 9/11, the Bush administration, in the midst of what it perceived to be a state of emergency, authorized the indefinite detention of noncitizens suspected of terrorist activities and their subsequent trials by a milita…

  • State of Exception

    State of Exception
    av Giorgio Agamben

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226009247

    Two months after the attacks of 9/11, the Bush administration, in the midst of what it perceived to be a state of emergency, authorized the indefinite detention of noncitizens suspected of terrorist activities and their subsequent trials by a milita…

  • Authoritarianism

    Authoritarianism
    av Wendy Brown

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226597270

    Across the Euro-Atlantic world, political leaders have been mobilizing their bases with nativism, racism, xenophobia, and paeans to "traditional values," in brazen bids for electoral support. How are we to understand this move to the mainstream of p…

  • Authoritarianism

    Authoritarianism
    av Wendy Brown

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226597133

    Across the Euro-Atlantic world, political leaders have been mobilizing their bases with nativism, racism, xenophobia, and paeans to "traditional values," in brazen bids for electoral support. How are we to understand this move to the mainstream of p…

  • Everyone Loves Live Music

    Everyone Loves Live Music
    av Fabian Holt

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226738543

    Every year, millions of music fans come from far and wide to swarm parks and arenas to hear their favorite bands at festivals such as Lollapalooza, Coachella, and Glastonbury. How did these and countless other festivals across the globe evolve into…

  • Everyone Loves Live Music

    Everyone Loves Live Music
    av Fabian Holt

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226738406

    Every year, millions of music fans come from far and wide to swarm parks and arenas to hear their favorite bands at festivals such as Lollapalooza, Coachella, and Glastonbury. How did these and countless other festivals across the globe evolve into…

  • Institutional Change and Healthcare Organizations

    Institutional Change and Healthcare Organizations
    av W. Richard Scott

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226743103

    Few large institutions have changed as fully and dramatically as the US healthcare system since World War II. Compared to the 1930s, healthcare now incorporates a variety of new technologies, service-delivery arrangements, financing mechanisms and u…

  • Image Science

    Image Science
    av W. J. T. Mitchell

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226565842

    Almost thirty years ago, W. J. T. Mitchell's Iconology helped launch the interdisciplinary study of visual media, now a central feature of the humanities. Along with his subsequent Picture Theory and What Do Pictures Want?, Mitchell's now-classic wo…

  • Notebooks, 1914-1916

    Notebooks, 1914-1916
    av Ludwig Wittgenstein

    Pocket - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226904474

    This considerably revised second edition of Wittgenstein's 1914-16 notebooks contains a new appendix with photographs of Wittgenstein's original work, a new preface by Elizabeth Anscombe, and a useful index by E.D. Klemke. Corrections have been made…

  • Cycling Science: How Rider and Machine Work Together

    Cycling Science: How Rider and Machine Work Together
    av Max Glaskin

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226924137

    Every July hundreds of thousands flock to the Champs- lys es in Paris--and millions more to their televisions and computers--to witness the dramatic conclusion of the grueling three weeks of the Tour de France. There is no better measure of the worl…

  • Writing Science in Plain English

    Writing Science in Plain English
    av Anne E. Greene

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226026374

    Bad writing is bad for science. Incomprehensible journal articles, wordy proposals, and jargon-filled theses make reading a chore for students, informed lay people, and even other scientists. As a result, years of research and hard work can be passe…

  • Campaigning for Hearts and Minds

    Campaigning for Hearts and Minds
    av Ted Brader

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226069890

    It is common knowledge that televised political ads are meant to appeal to voters' emotions, yet little is known about how or if these tactics actually work. Ted Brader's innovative book is the first scientific study to examine the effects that thes…

  • Robert Paul and the Origins of British Cinema

    Robert Paul and the Origins of British Cinema
    av Ian Christie

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226105635

    The early years of film were dominated by competition between inventors in America and France, especially Thomas Edison and the Lumiere brothers . But while these have generally been considered the foremost pioneers of film, they were not the only c…

  • Robert Paul and the Origins of British Cinema

    Robert Paul and the Origins of British Cinema
    av Ian Christie

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226105628

    The early years of film were dominated by competition between inventors in America and France, especially Thomas Edison and the Lumiere brothers . But while these have generally been considered the foremost pioneers of film, they were not the only c…

  • Book Was There

    Book Was There
    av Andrew Piper

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226103488

    Much ink has been spilled lamenting or championing the decline of printed books. In Book Was There, Andrew Piper shows that the rich history of reading itself offers unexpected clues to what lies in store for books - print or digital. From medieval…

  • Book Was There

    Book Was There
    av Andrew Piper

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226669786

    Andrew Piper grew up liking books and loving computers. While occasionally burying his nose in books, he was going to computer camp, programming his Radio Shack TRS-80, and playing Pong. His eventual love of reading made him a historian of the book…

  • Scientific Style and Format

    Scientific Style and Format
    av Council of Science Editors

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226116495

    For more than fifty years, authors, editors, and publishers in the scientific community have turned to Scientific Style and Format for authoritative recommendations on all matters of writing style and citation. Developed by the Council of Science Ed…

  • Switching Codes

    Switching Codes

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226038315

    Half a century into the digital era, the profound impact of information technology on intellectual and cultural life is universally acknowledged but still poorly understood. The sheer complexity of the technology coupled with the rapid pace of chang…

  • Switching Codes

    Switching Codes

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226038308

    Half a century into the digital era, the profound impact of information technology on intellectual and cultural life is universally acknowledged but still poorly understood. The sheer complexity of the technology coupled with the rapid pace of chang…

  • Secularizing Islamists?

    Secularizing Islamists?
    av Humeira Iqtidar

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226141732

    Secularizing Islamists? provides an indepth analysis of two Islamist parties in Pakistan, the highly influential Jama'at-e-Islami and the more militant Jama'at-ud-Da'wa, widely blamed for the November 2008 terrorist attack in Mumbai, India. Basing h…

  • Secularizing Islamists?

    Secularizing Islamists?
    av Humeira Iqtidar

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226384689

    "Secularizing Islamists?" provides an in-depth analysis of two Islamist political parties in Pakistan, the highly influential Jama'at-e-Islami and the more militant Jama'at-ud-Da'wa, widely blamed for the November 2008 terrorist attack in Mumbai, In…

  • The Hindu Tantric World

    The Hindu Tantric World
    av Andre Padoux

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226424095

    Tantra occupies an odd position in Western understandings of Hindu spirituality. Its relationship to sex has made its name instantly recognizable, but this emphasis on sex has obscured its philosophical concerns and ritual practices, to say nothing…

  • The Hindu Tantric World

    The Hindu Tantric World
    av Andre Padoux

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226423937

    Tantra occupies an odd position in Western understandings of Hindu spirituality. Its relationship to sex has made its name instantly recognizable, but this emphasis on sex has obscured its philosophical concerns and ritual practices, to say nothing…

  • Philosophy Between the Lines

    Philosophy Between the Lines
    av Arthur M. Melzer

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226479170

    Philosophical esotericism the practice of communicating one's unorthodox thoughts "between the lines" was a common practice until the end of the eighteenth century. The famous Encyclopedie of Diderot, for instance, not only discusses this practice i…

  • Philosophy Between the Lines

    Philosophy Between the Lines
    av Arthur M. Melzer

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226175096

    Philosophical esotericism - the practice of communicating one's unorthodox thoughts "between the lines"-was a common practice until the end of the eighteenth century. The famous Encyclopedie of Diderot, for instance, not only discusses this practice…

  • Thinking Like a Political Scientist

    Thinking Like a Political Scientist
    av Christopher Howard

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226327549

    Each year, tens of thousands of students who are interested in politics go through a rite of passage: they take a course in research methods. Many find the subject to be boring or confusing, and with good reason. Most of the standard books on resear…

  • Thinking Like a Political Scientist

    Thinking Like a Political Scientist
    av Christopher Howard

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226327402

    Each year, tens of thousands of students who are interested in politics go through a rite of passage: they take a course in research methods. Many find the subject to be boring or confusing, and with good reason. Most of the standard books on resear…

  • Alive in the Writing

    Alive in the Writing
    av Kirin Narayan

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226568195

    Anton Chekhov is revered as a boldly innovative playwright and short story writer - but he wrote more than just plays and stories. In "Alive in the Writing" - an intriguing hybrid of writing guide, biography, and literary analysis - anthropologist a…

  • Fashion, Culture, and Identity

    Fashion, Culture, and Identity
    av Fred Davis

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226138091

    What do our clothes say about who we are or who we think we are? How does the way we dress communicate messages about our identity? Is the desire to be "in fashion" universal, or is it unique to Western culture? How do fashions change? These are jus…

  • Capitalism and Freedom

    Capitalism and Freedom
    av Milton Friedman

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226734798

    One of TIME magazine's All-TIME 100 Best Nonfiction Books One of Times Literary Supplement's Hundred Most Influential Books Since the War One of National Review's 100 Best Nonfiction Books of the Century One of Intercollegiate Studies Institute's 50…

  • Getting a Job

    Getting a Job
    av Mark Granovetter

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226305813

    This study of how 282 men in the United States found their jobs not only proves "it's not what you know but who you know," but also demonstrates how social activity influences labour markets. Examining the link between job contacts and social struct…

  • Garland: Punishment & Modern Society (Paper)

    Garland: Punishment & Modern Society (Paper)
    av GARLAND

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226283821

    In this path-breaking book, David Garland argues that punishment is a complex social institution that affects both social relations and cultural meanings. Drawing on theorists from Durkheim to Foucault, he insightfully critiques the entire spectrum…

  • The Concept of the Political - Expanded Edition

    The Concept of the Political - Expanded Edition
    av Carl Schmitt

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226738925

    In this, his most influential work, legal theorist and political philosopher Carl Schmitt argues that liberalism's basis in individual rights cannot provide a reasonable justification for sacrificing one-self for the state - a critique as cogent tod…

  • Shaping Science with Rhetoric

    Shaping Science with Rhetoric
    av Leah Ceccarelli

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226099071

    How do scientists persuade colleagues from diverse fields to cross the disciplinary divide, risking their careers in new interdisciplinary research programs? Why do some attempts to inspire such research win widespread acclaim and support, while oth…

  • Physiologus

    Physiologus

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226128702

    One of the most popular and widely read books of the Middle Ages, "Physiologus" contains allegories of beasts, stones, and trees both real and imaginary, infused by their anonymous author with the spirit of Christian moral and mystical teaching. Acc…

  • King of the World - The Life of Louis XIV

    King of the World - The Life of Louis XIV
    av Philip Mansel

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226690896

    Louis XIV was a man in pursuit of glory. Not content to be the ruler of a world power, he wanted the power to rule the world. And, for a time, he came tantalizingly close. Philip Mansel's King of the World is the most comprehensive and up-to-date b…

  • The Companion Species Manifesto

    The Companion Species Manifesto
    av Donna J. Haraway

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780971757585

    "The Companion Species Manifesto" is about the implosion of nature and culture in the joint lives of dogs and people, who are bonded in "significant otherness". In all their historical complexity, Donna Haraway tells us, dogs matter. They are not su…

  • From Notes to Narrative

    From Notes to Narrative
    av Kristen Ghodsee

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226257556

    Ethnography centers on the culture of everyday life. So it is ironic that most scholars who do research on the intimate experiences of ordinary people write their books in a style that those people cannot understand. In recent years, the ethnographi…

  • From Notes to Narrative

    From Notes to Narrative
    av Kristen Ghodsee

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226257419

    Ethnography centers on the culture of everyday life. So it is ironic that most scholars who do research on the intimate experiences of ordinary people write their books in a style that those people cannot understand. In recent years, the ethnographi…

  • Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks, Second Edition

    Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks, Second Edition
    av Wendy Laura Belcher

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226499918

    "Wow. No one ever told me this!" Wendy Laura Belcher has heard this countless times throughout her years of teaching and advising academics on how to write journal articles. Scholars know they must publish, but few have been told how to do so. So Be…

  • The Road to Serfdom

    The Road to Serfdom
    av Friedrich A. Von Hayek, Bruce Caldwell, Friedrich A. Von Hayek

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226320557

    An unimpeachable classic work in political philosophy, intellectual and cultural history, and economics, "The Road to Serfdom" has inspired and infuriated politicians, scholars, and general readers for half a century. Originally published in 1944 -…

  • Oneself as Another

    Oneself as Another
    av Paul Ricoeur

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226713298

    Paul Ricoeur has been hailed as one of the most important thinkers of the century. Oneself as Another, the clearest account of his "philosophical ethics," substantiates this position and lays the groundwork for a metaphysics of morals. Focusing on t…

  • The Most Powerful Idea in the World: A Story of Steam, Industry, and Invention

    The Most Powerful Idea in the World: A Story of Steam, Industry, and Invention
    av William Rosen

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226726342

    Hardly a week passes without some high-profile court case that features intellectual property at its center. But how did the belief that one could own an idea come about? And how did that belief change the way humankind lives and works? William Ro…

  • Revolution of the Ordinary

    Revolution of the Ordinary
    av Toril Moi

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226464442

    This radically original book argues for the power of ordinary language philosophy a tradition inaugurated by Ludwig Wittgenstein and J. L. Austin, and extended by Stanley Cavell to transform literary studies. In engaging and lucid prose, Toril Moi d…

  • The Construction of Gothic Cathedrals

    The Construction of Gothic Cathedrals
    av John Fitchen

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226252032

    This book describes the process of erecting the great cathedrals in the Gothic era. Since there are no contemporary accounts of the techniques used by medieval builders, this study explains the building equipment and falsework needed, the actual ope…

  • A History of the Second World War in 100 Maps

    A History of the Second World War in 100 Maps
    av Professor Jeremy Black

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226755243

    The First World War was marked by an exceptional expansion in the use and production of military cartography. But World War II took things even further, employing maps, charts, reconnaissance, and the systematic recording and processing of geograph…

  • A Short Introduction to the Ancient Greek Theater

    A Short Introduction to the Ancient Greek Theater
    av Graham Ley

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226477619

    Contemporary productions on stage and film, and the development of theater studies, continue to draw new audiences to ancient Greek drama. With observations on all aspects of performance, this volume fills their need for a clear, concise account of…

  • America's Inequality Trap

    America's Inequality Trap
    av Nathan J Kelly

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226665474

    The gap between the rich and the poor has grown dramatically in the United States and is now at its widest since at least the early 1900s. While by most measures the economy has been improving, soaring cost of living and stagnant wages have done lit…

  • America's Inequality Trap

    America's Inequality Trap
    av Nathan J Kelly

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226665504

    The gap between the rich and the poor has grown dramatically in the United States and is now at its widest since at least the early 1900s. While by most measures the economy has been improving, soaring cost of living and stagnant wages have done lit…

  • Absorption and Theatricality

    Absorption and Theatricality
    av Michael Fried

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226262130

    With this widely acclaimed work, Fried revised the way in which eighteenth-century French painting and criticism were viewed and understood."A reinterpretation supported by immense learning and by a series of brilliantly perceptive readings of paint…