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  • Cannibal Island: Death in a Siberian Gulag

    Cannibal Island: Death in a Siberian Gulag
    av Nicolas Werth

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691130835

    During the spring of 1933, Stalin's police rounded up nearly one hundred thousand people as part of the Soviet regime's cleansing of Moscow and Leningrad and deported them to Siberia. Many of the victims were sent to labor camps, but ten thousand of…

  • The Pyramids (New and Revised): The Archaeology and History of Egypt's Iconic Monuments

    The Pyramids (New and Revised): The Archaeology and History of Egypt's Iconic Monuments
    av Miroslav Verner

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774169885

    An authoritative account by preeminent Egyptologist Miroslav Verner covering over 70 of Egypt's and Sudan's pyramids, their historical and political significance, updated in a magnificent new edition A pyramid, as the posthumous residence of a king…

  • Pythagoras

    Pythagoras
    av Christoph Riedweg

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801442407

    One of the most important mathematical theorems is named after Pythagoras of Samos, but this semi-mythical Greek sage has more to offer than formulas. He is said to have discovered the numerical nature of the basic consonances and transposed the mus…

  • The Tyranny of Algorithms

    The Tyranny of Algorithms
    av Miguel Benasayag

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609456627

    AI, artificial intelligence, poses a great risk to democracy. Miguel Benasayag, a philosopher and psychoanalyst, warns of the great risk posed by big data and algorithms deciding the direction of the world. This book explores the relationship betwee…

  • History and Memory

    History and Memory
    av Jacques Le Goff, Steven Rendall, Elizabeth Claman

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231075909

    -- Gerald Prince, University of Pennsylvania

  • The Making of the Ancient Greek Economy: Institutions, Markets, and Growth in the City-States

    The Making of the Ancient Greek Economy: Institutions, Markets, and Growth in the City-States
    av Alain Bresson

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691144702

    A revolutionary account of the ancient Greek economyThis comprehensive introduction to the ancient Greek economy revolutionizes our understanding of the subject and its possibilities. Alain Bresson is one of the world's leading authorities in the fi…

  • Montaigne: A Life

    Montaigne: A Life
    av Philippe Desan

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167879

    A definitive biography of the great French essayist and thinker One of the most important writers and thinkers of the Renaissance, Michel de Montaigne (1533-92) helped invent a literary genre that seemed more modern than anything that had come befor…

  • A Berlin Republic

    A Berlin Republic
    av Jurgen Habermas

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803273061

    "A Berlin Republic" (Die Normalitat einer Berliner Republik) brings together writings on the new, united Germany by one of that country's most original and trenchant commentators, Jurgen Habermas. Among other topics, Habermas addresses the consequen…

  • Psychoanalysis and the Human Sciences

    Psychoanalysis and the Human Sciences
    av Louis Althusser

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231177641

    What can psychoanalysis, a psychological approach developed more than a century ago, offer us in an age of rapidly evolving, hard-to-categorize ideas of sexuality and the self? Should we abandon Freud's theories completely or adapt them to new findi…

  • Perpetual Euphoria: On the Duty to Be Happy

    Perpetual Euphoria: On the Duty to Be Happy
    av Pascal Bruckner

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691143736

    How happiness became mandatory-and why we should reject the demand to "be happy" Happiness today is not just a possibility or an option but a requirement and a duty. To fail to be happy is to fail utterly. Happiness has become a religion-one whose s…

  • Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context

    Sophocles: A Study of His Theater in Its Political and Social Context
    av Jacques Jouanna

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172071

    Here, for the first time in English, is celebrated French classicist Jacques Jouanna's magisterial account of the life and work of Sophocles. Exhaustive and authoritative, this acclaimed book combines biography and detailed studies of Sophocles' pla…

  • A Short History of German Philosophy

    A Short History of German Philosophy
    av Vittorio Hosle

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167190

    This concise but comprehensive book provides an original history of German-language philosophy from the Middle Ages to today. In an accessible narrative that explains complex ideas in clear language, Vittorio Hosle traces the evolution of German phi…

  • Story of the Marquise-Marquis de Banneville

    Story of the Marquise-Marquis de Banneville

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780873529327

    The beautiful Marquise de Banneville meets a handsome marquis, and they fall in love. But the young woman is actually a young man (brought up as a girl and completely in the dark about her-or his-true sex), while the marquis is actually a young woma…

  • Prophets of the Past

    Prophets of the Past
    av Michael Brenner, Steven Rendall, Michael Brenner

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691139289

    Prophets of the Past is the first book to examine in depth how modern Jewish historians have interpreted Jewish history. Michael Brenner reveals that perhaps no other national or religious group has used their shared history for so many different id…

  • Reason and Rationality

    Reason and Rationality
    av Jon Elster

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691139005

    One of the world's most important political philosophers, Jon Elster is a leading thinker on reason and rationality and their roles in politics and public life. In this short book, he crystallizes and advances his work, bridging the gap between phil…

  • Manhunts: A Philosophical History

    Manhunts: A Philosophical History
    av Gregoire Chamayou, Grégoire Chamayou

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691151656

    Touching on issues of power, authority, and domination, Manhunts takes an in-depth look at the hunting of humans in the West, from ancient Sparta, through the Middle Ages, to the modern practices of chasing undocumented migrants. Incorporating histo…

  • Lost In The Sacred

    Lost In The Sacred
    av Dan Diner, Steven Rendall, Dan Diner

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691129112

    Lost in the Sacred poses questions about the Muslim world that no other book by a Western writer has dared to ask. Focusing on the Arab Middle East, Dan Diner asks what caused the Muslim world to lag behind so dramatically. Is Western dominance to b…

  • Privacy

    Privacy
    av Wolfgang Sofsky, Steven Rendall, Wolfgang Sofsky

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691136721

    What ever happened to privacy? The simple right to be left alone? Surveillance cameras track our movements. Governments monitor our phone calls, e-mails, and Internet habits. Insurance companies know what drugs we take. Banks and credit agencies kee…

  • Éric Rohmer: A Biography

    Éric Rohmer: A Biography
    av Antoine de Baecque, Noël Herpe

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231175586

    The director of twenty-five films, including My Night at Maud's (1969), which was nominated for a Best Picture Academy Award, and the editor in chief of Cahiers du cinema from 1957 to 1963, Eric Rohmer set the terms by which people watched, made, an…

  • Distinguo: Reading Montaigne Differently

    Distinguo: Reading Montaigne Differently
    av Steven Rendall

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198151807

    Most modern critics (even those who have emphasized the `evolution' of Montaigne's ideas) have sought to explain away the contradictions and incoherences of Montaigne's Essais. Distinguo: Reading Montaigne Differently investigates the role of these…

  • Economics for the Common Good

    Economics for the Common Good
    av Jean Tirole

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175164

    From Nobel Prize-winning economist Jean Tirole, a bold new agenda for the role of economics in societyWhen Jean Tirole won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Economics, he suddenly found himself being stopped in the street by complete strangers and asked to co…

  • The Ambivalences of Medieval Religious Drama

    The Ambivalences of Medieval Religious Drama
    av Rainer Warning, Steven Rendall, Rainer Warning

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804737913

    What is medieval religious drama, and what function does it serve in negotiating between the domains of theology and popular life? This book aims to answer these questions by studying three sets of these dramas: tenth-century Easter plays, twelfth-c…