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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 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Just Like Us: The American Struggle to Understand Foreigners

    Just Like Us: The American Struggle to Understand Foreigners
    av Thomas Borstelmann

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231193528

    Americans have long considered themselves a people set apart, but American exceptionalism is built on a set of tacit beliefs about other cultures. From the founding exclusion of indigenous peoples and enslaved Africans to the uneasy welcome of waves…

  • Friend

    Friend
    av Nam-nyong Paek

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231195614

    Paek Nam-nyong's Friend is a tale of marital intrigue, abuse, and divorce in North Korea. A woman in her thirties comes to a courthouse petitioning for a divorce. As the judge who hears her statement begins to investigate the case, the story unfolds…

  • Waking, Dreaming, Being

    Waking, Dreaming, Being
    av Evan Thompson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231136952

    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…

  • Powers of Horror

    Powers of Horror
    av Julia Kristeva

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231053471

    Powers of Horror is an excellent introduction to an aspect of contemporary French literature which has been allowed to become somewhat neglected in the current emphasis on para-philosophical modes of discourse."

  • 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 - 2005 - 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…

  • 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…

  • Proust Among the Stars

    Proust Among the Stars
    av Malcolm Bowie

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231114912

    For many, Proust is the supreme European writer of the twentieth century. This book tackles his achievement head-on. Art, death, sex, politics, loss, guilt, morality-Proust's major themes are revealed and explained here. Proust Among the Stars is a…

  • The Age of Sustainable Development

    The Age of Sustainable Development
    av Jeffrey D. Sachs

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231173148

    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 Field of Cultural Production

    The Field of Cultural Production
    av Pierre Bourdieu, Randal Johnson, Pierre Bourdieu

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231082860

    Replete with madwomen, murderers, musicians, and mystics, Lonely Woman dramatically interweaves the lives of five women. It remains Takako Takahashi's most sustained and multifaceted fictional realization of her concept of "loneliness." Her fiction…

  • The Insect Cookbook

    The Insect Cookbook
    av Arnold Van Huis

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231166850

    The Definitive Guide to Insects as a Sustainable Food Source In The Insect Cookbook, two entomologists and a chef make the case for insects as a sustainable source of protein for humans and a necessary part of our future diet. They provide consumers…

  • The Preparation of the Novel

    The Preparation of the Novel
    av Roland Barthes

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231136150

    Completed just weeks before his death, the lectures in this volume mark a critical juncture in the career of Roland Barthes, in which he declared the intention, deeply felt, to write a novel. Unfolding over the course of two years, Barthes engaged i…

  • The Preparation of the Novel

    The Preparation of the Novel
    av Roland Barthes, Kate Briggs, Nathalie Leger

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231136143

    Completed just weeks before his death, the lectures in this volume mark a critical juncture in the career of Roland Barthes, in which he declared the intention, deeply felt, to write a novel. Unfolding over the course of two years, Barthes engaged i…

  • Secular Translations

    Secular Translations
    av Talal Asad

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231189873

    In Secular Translations, the anthropologist Talal Asad reflects on his lifelong engagement with secularism and its contradictions. He draws out the ambiguities in our concepts of the religious and the secular through a rich consideration of translat…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Molecular Gastronomy: Exploring the Science of Flavor

    Molecular Gastronomy: Exploring the Science of Flavor
    av Hervé This

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231133128

    Herve This (pronounced "Teess") is an internationally renowned chemist, a popular French television personality, a bestselling cookbook author, a longtime collaborator with the famed French chef Pierre Gagnaire, and the only person to hold a doctora…

  • Troublesome Science: The Misuse of Genetics and Genomics in Understanding Race

    Troublesome Science: The Misuse of Genetics and Genomics in Understanding Race
    av Rob DeSalle, Ian Tattersall

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231185721

    It is well established that all humans today, wherever they live, belong to one single species. Yet even many people who claim to abhor racism take for granted that human "races" have a biological reality. In Troublesome Science, Rob DeSalle and Ian…

  • Tales of Moonlight and Rain

    Tales of Moonlight and Rain
    av Akinari Ueda

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231139137

    First published in 1776, the nine gothic tales in this collection are Japan's finest and most celebrated examples of the literature of the occult. They subtly merge the world of reason with the realm of the uncanny and exemplify the period's fascina…

  • The Gnostic New Age: How a Countercultural Spirituality Revolutionized Religion from Antiquity to Today

    The Gnostic New Age: How a Countercultural Spirituality Revolutionized Religion from Antiquity to Today
    av April Deconick

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231170765

    Gnosticism is a countercultural spirituality that forever changed the practice of Christianity. Before it emerged in the second century, passage to the afterlife required obedience to God and king. Gnosticism proposed that human beings were manifest…

  • 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…

  • A German Officer in Occupied Paris: The War Journals, 1941-1945

    A German Officer in Occupied Paris: The War Journals, 1941-1945
    av Ernst Jünger

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231127400

    Ernst Junger was one of twentieth-century Germany's most important-and most controversial-writers. Decorated for bravery in World War I and the author of the acclaimed western front memoir Storm of Steel, he frankly depicted war's horrors even as he…

  • Autism's False Prophets

    Autism's False Prophets
    av Paul A. Offit

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231146371

    A London researcher was the first to assert that the combination measles-mumps-rubella vaccine known as MMR caused autism in children. Following this "discovery," a handful of parents declared that a mercury-containing preservative in several vaccin…

  • The Practice of the Bible in the Middle Ages

    The Practice of the Bible in the Middle Ages

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231148276

    In this volume, specialists in literature, theology, liturgy, manuscript studies, and history introduce the medieval culture of the Bible in Western Christianity. Emphasizing the living quality of the text and the unique literary traditions that aro…

  • The Autobiography of Yukichi Fukuzawa

    The Autobiography of Yukichi Fukuzawa
    av Yukichi Fukuzawa

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231139878

    Yukichi Fukuzawa (1835-1901) was a leading figure in the cultural revolution that transformed Japan from an isolated feudal nation into a full-fledged player in the modern world. He translated a wide range of Western works and adapted them to Japane…

  • What Is Philosophy?

    What Is Philosophy?
    av Gilles Deleuze

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231079891

    Called by many France's foremost philosopher, Gilles Deleuze is one of the leading thinkers in the Western World. His acclaimed works and celebrated collaborations with Felix Guattari have established him as a seminal figure in the fields of literar…

  • Margin of Trust

    Margin of Trust
    av Lawrence Cunningham

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231193900

    Warren Buffett and his company, Berkshire Hathaway, are legendary for their distinctive investing approach. Yet many equally unconventional but less well known aspects of Berkshire's managerial practices and organizational structure are rich with le…

  • Cities at War: Global Insecurity and Urban Resistance

    Cities at War: Global Insecurity and Urban Resistance

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231185387

    Warfare in the twenty-first century goes well beyond conventional armies and nation-states. In a world of diffuse conflicts taking place across sprawling cities, war has become fragmented and uneven to match its settings. Yet the analysis of failed…

  • 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…

  • Life Itself

    Life Itself
    av Robert Rosen

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231075657

    Why are living things alive? As a theoretical biologist, Robert Rosen saw this as the most fundamental of all questions-and yet it had never been answered satisfactorily by science. The answers to this question would allow humanity to make an enormo…

  • Life Itself

    Life Itself
    av Robert Rosen

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231075640

    Why are living things alive? As a theoretical biologist, Robert Rosen saw this as the most fundamental of all questions-and yet it had never been answered satisfactorily by science. The answers to this question would allow humanity to make an enormo…

  • More Than You Know

    More Than You Know
    av Michael J. Mauboussin

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231143738

    Since its first publication, Michael J. Mauboussin's popular guide to wise investing has been translated into eight languages and has been named best business book by BusinessWeek and best economics book by Strategy+Business. Now updated to reflect…

  • The Return of Bipolarity in World Politics: China, the United States, and Geostructural Realism

    The Return of Bipolarity in World Politics: China, the United States, and Geostructural Realism
    av Øystein Tunsjø

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231176545

    Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the international system has been unipolar, centered on the United States. But the rise of China foreshadows a change in the distribution of power. Oystein Tunsjo shows that the international system is moving…

  • Zhuangzi: Basic Writings

    Zhuangzi: Basic Writings
    av Zhuangzi

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231129596

    Only by inhabiting Dao (the Way of Nature) and dwelling in its unity can humankind achieve true happiness and freedom, in both life and death. This is Daoist philosophy's central tenet, espoused by the person-or group of people-known as Zhuangzi (36…

  • 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…

  • Never Forget National Humiliation

    Never Forget National Humiliation
    av Zheng Wang

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231148917

    How could the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) not only survive but even thrive, regaining the support of many Chinese citizens after the Tiananmen Square crackdown of 1989? Why has popular sentiment turned toward anti-Western nationalism despite the a…

  • Never Forget National Humiliation

    Never Forget National Humiliation
    av Zheng Wang

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231148900

    How could the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) not only survive but even thrive, regaining the support of many Chinese citizens after the Tiananmen Square crackdown of 1989? Why has popular sentiment turned toward anti-Western nationalism despite the a…

  • 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…

  • History of the Mafia

    History of the Mafia
    av Salvatore Lupo, Anthony Shuggar, Salvatore Lupo

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231131353

    When we think of the Italian Mafia, we think of Marlon Brando, Tony Soprano, and the Corleones--iconic actors and characters who give shady dealings a mythical pop presence. Yet these sensational depictions take us only so far. The true story of the…

  • History of the Mafia

    History of the Mafia
    av Salvatore Lupo, Antony Shugaar, Salvatore Lupo

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231131346

    When we think of the Italian Mafia, we think of Marlon Brando, Tony Soprano, and the Corleones--iconic actors and characters who give shady dealings a mythical pop presence. Yet these sensational depictions take us only so far. The true story of the…

  • Man, the State, and War

    Man, the State, and War
    av Kenneth Waltz

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231125376

    What are the causes of war? To answer this question, Professor Waltz examines the ideas of major thinkers throughout the history of Western civilization. He explores works both by classic political philosophers, such as St. Augustine, Hobbes, Kant,…

  • 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…

  • The Holocaust and the Nakba

    The Holocaust and the Nakba

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231182973

    In this groundbreaking book, leading Arab and Jewish intellectuals examine how and why the Holocaust and the Nakba are interlinked without blurring fundamental differences between them. While these two foundational tragedies are often discussed sepa…

  • Mary and the Art of Prayer

    Mary and the Art of Prayer
    av Rachel Fulton Brown

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231181693

    Would you like to learn to pray like a medieval Christian? In Mary and the Art of Prayer, Rachel Fulton Brown traces the history of the medieval practice of praising Mary through the complex of prayers known as the Hours of the Virgin. More than jus…

  • Nomadic Subjects

    Nomadic Subjects
    av Rosi Braidotti

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231153898

    For more than fifteen years, Nomadic Subjects has guided discourse in continental philosophy and feminist theory, exploring the constitution of contemporary subjectivity, especially the concept of difference within European philosophy and political…

  • The Ages of Globalization: Geography, Technology, and Institutions

    The Ages of Globalization: Geography, Technology, and Institutions
    av Jeffrey D. Sachs

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231193740

    Today's most urgent problems are fundamentally global. They require nothing less than concerted, planetwide action if we are to secure a long-term future. But humanity's story has always been on a global scale. In this book, Jeffrey D. Sachs, renown…

  • Political Liberalism

    Political Liberalism
    av John Rawls

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231130899

    This book continues and revises the ideas of justice as fairness that John Rawls presented in A Theory of Justice but changes its philosophical interpretation in a fundamental way. That previous work assumed what Rawls calls a "well-ordered society,…

  • Robert Rauschenberg: An Oral History

    Robert Rauschenberg: An Oral History

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231192767

    Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008) was a breaker of boundaries and a consummate collaborator. He used silk-screen prints to reflect on American promise and failure, melded sculpture and painting in works called combines, and collaborated with engineers…