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  • The Most Important Thing Illuminated: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor

    The Most Important Thing Illuminated: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor
    av Howard Marks

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231162845

    Howard Marks's The Most Important Thing distilled the investing insight of his celebrated client memos into a single volume and, for the first time, made his time-tested philosophy available to general readers. In this edition, Marks's wisdom is joi…

  • The Age of Sustainable Development

    The Age of Sustainable Development
    av Jeffrey D. Sachs

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231173155

    Jeffrey D. Sachs is one of the world's most perceptive and original analysts of global development. In this major new work he presents a compelling and practical framework for how global citizens can use a holistic way forward to address the seeming…

  • The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor

    The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor
    av Howard Marks

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231153683

    "This is that rarity, a useful book."--Warren Buffett Howard Marks, the chairman and cofounder of Oaktree Capital Management, is renowned for his insightful assessments of market opportunity and risk. After four decades spent ascending to the top of…

  • Tales of Love

    Tales of Love
    av Julia Kristeva

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231060257

    Her analysis deals with the role of narcissism and idealization in the formation of a love object. She accounts for the role of the death drive by coining the term "love/hate."

  • Creating Judaism

    Creating Judaism
    av Michael L. Satlow

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231134897

    How can we define "Judaism," and what are the common threads uniting ancient rabbis, Maimonides, the authors of the Zohar, and modern secular Jews in Israel? Michael L. Satlow offers a fresh perspective on Judaism that recognizes both its similariti…

  • Creating Judaism

    Creating Judaism
    av Michael L. Satlow

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231134880

    How can we define "Judaism," and what are the common threads uniting ancient rabbis, Maimonides, the authors of the Zohar, and modern secular Jews in Israel? Michael L. Satlow offers a fresh perspective on Judaism that recognizes both its similariti…

  • The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere

    The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere
    av Judith Butler

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231156462

    The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere represents a rare opportunity to experience a diverse group of preeminent philosophers confronting one pervasive contemporary concern: what role does--or should--religion play in our public lives? Reflectin…

  • Inside Terrorism

    Inside Terrorism
    av Bruce Hoffman

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231174770

    Bruce Hoffman's Inside Terrorism has remained the seminal work for understanding the historical evolution of terrorism and the terrorist mind-set. In this revised third edition of his classic text, Hoffman analyzes the latest developments in global…

  • The Columbia History of Western Philosophy

    The Columbia History of Western Philosophy

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231101295

    Richard Popkin has assembled 63 leading scholars to forge a highly approachable chronological account of the development of Western philosophical traditions. From Plato to Wittgenstein and from Aquinas to Heidegger, this volume provides lively, in-d…

  • Sex and World Peace

    Sex and World Peace
    av Valerie M. Hudson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231131834

    Sex and World Peace unsettles a variety of assumptions in political and security discourse, demonstrating that the security of women is a vital factor in the security of the state and its incidence of conflict and war. The authors compare micro-leve…

  • In the Ruins of Neoliberalism

    In the Ruins of Neoliberalism
    av Wendy Brown

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231193856

    Across the West, hard-right leaders are surging to power on platforms of ethno-economic nationalism, Christianity, and traditional family values. Is this phenomenon the end of neoliberalism or its monstrous offspring? In the Ruins of Neoliberalism c…

  • Why Civil Resistance Works

    Why Civil Resistance Works
    av Erica Chenoweth

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231156837

    For more than a century, from 1900 to 2006, campaigns of nonviolent resistance were more than twice as effective as their violent counterparts in achieving their stated goals. By attracting impressive support from citizens, whose activism takes the…

  • Why Civil Resistance Works

    Why Civil Resistance Works
    av Erica Chenoweth, Maria J. Stephan, Erica Chenoweth

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231156820

    For more than a century, from 1900 to 2006, campaigns of nonviolent resistance were more than twice as effective as their violent counterparts in achieving their stated goals. By attracting impressive support from citizens, whose activism takes the…

  • What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars

    What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars
    av Jim Paul, Brendan Moynihan

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231164689

    Jim Paul's meteoric rise took him from a small town in Northern Kentucky to governor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, yet he lost it all-his fortune, his reputation, and his job-in one fatal attack of excessive economic hubris. In this honest, fr…

  • Prison Notebooks

    Prison Notebooks
    av Antonio Gramsci

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231105934

    Antonio Gramsci (1891-1937) is widely celebrated as the most original political thinker in Western Marxism and an all-around outstanding intellectual figure. Arrested and imprisoned by the Italian Fascist regime in 1926, Gramsci died before fully re…

  • Religion and Ecology

    Religion and Ecology
    av Whitney A. Bauman

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231163439

    Moving beyond identity politics while continuing to respect diverse entities and concerns, Whitney A. Bauman builds a planetary politics that better responds to the realities of a pluralistic world. Calling attention to the historical, political, an…

  • Religion and Ecology

    Religion and Ecology
    av Whitney A. Bauman

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231163422

    Moving beyond identity politics while continuing to respect diverse entities and concerns, Whitney A. Bauman builds a planetary politics that better responds to the realities of a pluralistic world. Calling attention to the historical, political, an…

  • Topophilia

    Topophilia
    av Yi-Fu Tuan

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231073950

    What are the links between environment and world view? Topophilia, the affective bond between people and place, is the primary theme of this book that examines environmental perceptions and values at different levels: the species, the group, and the…

  • Out of the Dark Night: Essays on Decolonization

    Out of the Dark Night: Essays on Decolonization
    av Achille Mbembe

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231160285

    Achille Mbembe is one of the world's most profound critics of colonialism and its consequences, a major figure in the emergence of a new wave of French critical theory. His writings examine the complexities of decolonization for African subjectiviti…

  • Morphing Intelligence: From IQ Measurement to Artificial Brains

    Morphing Intelligence: From IQ Measurement to Artificial Brains
    av Catherine Malabou

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231187367

    What is intelligence? The concept crosses and blurs the boundaries between natural and artificial, bridging the human brain and the cybernetic world of AI. In this book, the acclaimed philosopher Catherine Malabou ventures a new approach that emphas…

  • Groupthink Versus High-Quality Decision Making in International Relations

    Groupthink Versus High-Quality Decision Making in International Relations
    av Mark Schafer

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231148894

    Are good and bad outcomes significantly affected by the decision-making process itself? Indeed they are, in that certain decision-making techniques and practices limit the ability of policymakers to achieve their goals and advance the national inter…

  • Groupthink Versus High-quality Decision Making in International Relations

    Groupthink Versus High-quality Decision Making in International Relations
    av Mark Schafer, Scott Critchlow, Mark Schafer

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231148887

    Are good and bad outcomes significantly affected by the decision-making process itself? Indeed they are, in that certain decision-making techniques and practices limit the ability of policymakers to achieve their goals and advance the national inter…

  • The Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation

    The Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation
    av David C. Brotherton

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231114196

    From Los Angeles and New York to Chicago and Miami, street gangs are regarded as one of the most intractable crime problems facing our cities, and a vast array of resources is being deployed to combat them. This book chronicles the astounding self-t…

  • The Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation

    The Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation
    av David C. Brotherton, Luis Barrios, David C. Brotherton

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231114189

    From Los Angeles and New York to Chicago and Miami, street gangs are regarded as one of the most intractable crime problems facing our cities, and a vast array of resources is being deployed to combat them. This book chronicles the astounding self-t…

  • Female Fighters

    Female Fighters
    av Reed M. Wood

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231192996

    The presence of women combatants on the battlefield-especially in large numbers-strikes many observers as a notable departure from the historical norm. Yet women have played a significant active role in many contemporary armed rebellions. Over recen…

  • The Homoerotic Photograph

    The Homoerotic Photograph
    av Allen Ellenzweig

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231075374

    Allen Ellenzweig traces the male gaze upon men as captured by the camera throughout the history of photography. More than one hundred striking, provocative duotone photographs reflect a wide-ranging history of photographic male homoeroticism and the…

  • Prison Notebooks

    Prison Notebooks
    av Antonio Gramsci

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231139458

    Antonio Gramsci (1891-1937) is widely celebrated as the most original political thinker in Western Marxism and an all-around outstanding intellectual figure. Arrested and imprisoned by the Italian Fascist regime in 1926, Gramsci died before fully re…

  • Slave in a Palanquin: Colonial Servitude and Resistance in Sri Lanka

    Slave in a Palanquin: Colonial Servitude and Resistance in Sri Lanka
    av Nira Wickramasinghe

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231197625

    For hundreds of years, the island of Sri Lanka was a crucial stopover for people and goods in the Indian Ocean. For the Dutch East India Company, it was also a crossroads in the Indian Ocean slave trade. Slavery was present in multiple forms in Sri…

  • Postcolonial Melancholia

    Postcolonial Melancholia
    av Paul Gilroy

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231134552

    In an effort to deny the ongoing effect of colonialism and imperialism on contemporary political life, the death knell for a multicultural society has been sounded from all sides. That's the provocative argument Paul Gilroy makes in this unorthodox…

  • Emancipation After Hegel: Achieving a Contradictory Revolution

    Emancipation After Hegel: Achieving a Contradictory Revolution
    av Todd McGowan

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231192705

    Hegel is making a comeback. After the decline of the Marxist Hegelianism that dominated the twentieth century, leading thinkers are rediscovering Hegel's thought as a resource for contemporary politics. What does a notoriously difficult nineteenth-c…

  • Charlie Munger

    Charlie Munger
    av Tren Griffin

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231170994

    Charlie Munger, Berkshire Hathaway's visionary vice chairman and Warren Buffett's indispensable financial partner, has outperformed market indexes again and again, and he believes any investor can do the same. His notion of "elementary, worldly wisd…

  • What Kind of Creatures Are We?

    What Kind of Creatures Are We?
    av Noam Chomsky

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231175975

    Noam Chomsky is widely known and deeply admired for being the founder of modern linguistics, one of the founders of the field of cognitive science, and perhaps the most avidly read political theorist and commentator of our time. In these lectures, h…

  • Social Acceleration

    Social Acceleration
    av Hartmut Rosa

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231148351

    Hartmut Rosa advances an account of the temporal structure of society from the perspective of critical theory. He identifies three categories of change in the tempo of modern social life: technological acceleration, evident in transportation, commun…

  • From Ritual to Record

    From Ritual to Record
    av Allen Guttmann

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231133418

    Originally published in 1978, From Ritual to Record was one of the first books to recognize the importance of sports as a lens on the fundamental structure of societies. In this reissue, Guttmann emphasizes the many ways that modern sports, dramatic…

  • The Collapse of Western Civilization

    The Collapse of Western Civilization
    av Naomi Oreskes

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231169547

    The year is 2393, and the world is almost unrecognizable. Clear warnings of climate catastrophe went ignored for decades, leading to soaring temperatures, rising sea levels, widespread drought and-finally-the disaster now known as the Great Collapse…

  • The Generation of Postmemory

    The Generation of Postmemory
    av Marianne Hirsch

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231156530

    Can we remember other people's memories? The Generation of Postmemory argues we can: that memories of traumatic events live on to mark the lives of those who were not there to experience them. Children of survivors and their contemporaries inherit c…

  • The Generation of Postmemory

    The Generation of Postmemory
    av Marianne Hirsch

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231156523

    Can we remember other people's memories? The Generation of Postmemory argues we can: that memories of traumatic events live on to mark the lives of those who were not there to experience them. Children of survivors and their contemporaries inherit c…

  • Autobiography of a Geisha

    Autobiography of a Geisha
    av Sayo Masuda

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231129510

    The glamorous world of big-city geisha is familiar to many readers, but little has been written of the life of hardship and pain led by the hot-springs-resort geisha. Indentured to geisha houses by families in desperate poverty, deprived of freedom…

  • Autobiography of a Geisha

    Autobiography of a Geisha
    av Sayo Masuda

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231129503

    The glamorous world of big-city geisha is familiar to many readers, but little has been written of the life of hardship and pain led by the hot-springs-resort geisha. Indentured to geisha houses by families in desperate poverty, deprived of freedom…

  • Dangerous Trade

    Dangerous Trade
    av Jennifer Erickson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231170970

    The United Nations's groundbreaking Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), which went into effect in 2014, sets legally binding standards to regulate global arms exports and reflects the growing concerns toward the significant role that small and major convention…

  • Discovering Prices: Auction Design in Markets with Complex Constraints

    Discovering Prices: Auction Design in Markets with Complex Constraints
    av Paul Milgrom

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231175982

    Traditional economic theory studies idealized markets in which prices alone can guide efficient allocation, with no need for central organization. Such models build from Adam Smith's famous concept of an invisible hand, which guides markets and rend…

  • Man, the State, and War

    Man, the State, and War
    av Kenneth Waltz

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231188050

    What are the causes of war? How might the world be made more peaceful? In this landmark work of international relations theory, first published in 1959, the eminent realist scholar Kenneth N. Waltz offers a foundational analysis of the nature of con…

  • Universality and Identity Politics

    Universality and Identity Politics
    av Todd McGowan

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231197700

    The great political ideas and movements of the modern world were founded on a promise of universal emancipation. But in recent decades, much of the Left has grown suspicious of such aspirations. Critics see the invocation of universality as a form o…

  • The Primacy of the Political

    The Primacy of the Political
    av Dick Howard

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231135955

    The conflict between politics and antipolitics has replayed throughout Western history and philosophical thought. From the beginning, Plato's quest for absolute certainty led him to denounce democracy, an anti-political position challenged by Aristo…

  • The Japan-South Korea Identity Clash: East Asian Security and the United States

    The Japan-South Korea Identity Clash: East Asian Security and the United States
    av Brad Glosserman, Scott A. Snyder

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231171700

    Japan and South Korea are Western-style democracies with open-market economies committed to the rule of law. They are also U.S. allies. Yet despite their shared interests, shared values, and geographic proximity, divergent national identities have d…

  • The People's Choice

    The People's Choice
    av Paul F. Lazarsfeld

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231197953

    The People's Choice is a landmark psychological and statistical study of American voters during the 1940 and 1944 presidential elections, originally published in 1948. Amid a burgeoning interest in statistics and population sampling, it constituted…

  • Losing Control?

    Losing Control?
    av Saskia Sassen

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231106092

    What determines the flow of labor and capital in this new global information economy? Who has the capacity to coordinate this new system, to create some measure of order? What happens to territoriality and sovereignty, two fundamental principles of…

  • Viral Modernism

    Viral Modernism
    av Elizabeth Outka

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231185752

    The influenza pandemic of 1918-1919 took the lives of between 50 and 100 million people worldwide, and the United States suffered more casualties than in all the wars of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries combined. Yet despite these catastroph…

  • Revolution in Poetic Language

    Revolution in Poetic Language
    av Julia Kristeva

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231056434

    The linking of psychosomatic to literary and literary to a larger political horizon raises the question of conservative premises to linguistic, pyschoanalystic, philisophical, and literary theories and criticisms of such.

  • The Call of Character: Living a Life Worth Living

    The Call of Character: Living a Life Worth Living
    av Mari Ruti

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231164085

    Should we feel inadequate when we fail to be healthy, balanced, and well-adjusted? Is it realistic or even desirable to strive for such an existential equilibrium? Condemning our current cultural obsession with cheerfulness and "positive thinking,"…

  • Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy

    Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy
    av Evan Thompson

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231137096

    A renowned philosopher of the mind, also known for his groundbreaking work on Buddhism and cognitive science, Evan Thompson combines the latest neuroscience research on sleep, dreaming, and meditation with Indian and Western philosophy of mind, cast…

  • The Essay Film After Fact and Fiction

    The Essay Film After Fact and Fiction
    av Nora M. Alter

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231178211

    Nora M. Alter argues that the essay film is a hybrid genre that fuses three major categories of film: feature, art, and documentary. Much like the written essay, its literary predecessor, the essay film draws on a variety of forms and approaches, fu…

  • The Essay Film After Fact and Fiction

    The Essay Film After Fact and Fiction
    av Nora M. Alter

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231178204

    Nora M. Alter argues that the essay film is a hybrid genre that fuses three major categories of film: feature, art, and documentary. Much like the written essay, its literary predecessor, the essay film draws on a variety of forms and approaches, fu…

  • Mag Men: Fifty Years of Making Magazines

    Mag Men: Fifty Years of Making Magazines
    av Walter Bernard, Milton Glaser

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231191807

    For more than fifty years, Walter Bernard and Milton Glaser have revolutionized the look of magazine journalism. In Mag Men, Bernard and Glaser recount their storied careers, offering insiders' perspective on some of the most iconic design work of t…

  • Epistenology

    Epistenology
    av Nicola Perullo

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231197519

    We think we know how to appreciate wine-trained connoisseurs take dainty sips in sterile rooms and provide ratings based on objective knowledge and technical expertise. In Epistenology, Nicola Perullo vigorously challenges this approach, arguing tha…

  • Black Sun

    Black Sun
    av Julia Kristeva

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231067072

    In Black Sun, Julia Kristeva addresses the subject of melancholia, examining this phenomenon in the context of art, literature, philosophy, the history of religion and culture, as well as psychoanalysis. She describes the depressive as one who perce…

  • Chaos, Territory, Art

    Chaos, Territory, Art
    av Elizabeth Grosz

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231145190

    Instead of treating art as a unique creation that requires reason and refined taste to appreciate, Elizabeth Grosz argues that art-especially architecture, music, and painting-is born from the disruptive forces of sexual selection. She approaches ar…

  • Chaos, Territory, Art

    Chaos, Territory, Art
    av Elizabeth Grosz

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231145183

    Instead of treating art as a unique creation that requires reason and refined taste to appreciate, Elizabeth Grosz argues that art-especially architecture, music, and painting-is born from the disruptive forces of sexual selection. She approaches ar…

  • Reading Foucault for Social Work

    Reading Foucault for Social Work

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231107174

    This is the first book-length introduction to the work of Michel Foucault in social work. The social work profession is being challenged today to adapt to changing societal and cultural conditions and to carve out a new societal niche. Foucault's wo…