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  • The Power of Creative Destruction

    The Power of Creative Destruction
    av Philippe Aghion

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674971165

    From one of the world’s leading economists and his coauthors, a cutting-edge analysis of what drives economic growth and a blueprint for prosperity under capitalism. Crisis seems to follow crisis. Inequality is rising, growth is stagnant, the…

  • Ecology without Nature

    Ecology without Nature
    av Timothy Morton

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674034853

    In Ecology without Nature, Timothy Morton argues that the chief stumbling block to environmental thinking is the image of nature itself. Ecological writers propose a new worldview, but their very zeal to preserve the natural world leads them away fr…

  • We Have Never Been Modern

    We Have Never Been Modern
    av Bruno Latour

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674948396

    With the rise of science, we moderns believe, the world changed irrevocably, separating us forever from our primitive, premodern ancestors. But if we were to let go of this fond conviction, Bruno Latour asks, what would the world look like? His book…

  • Freedom

    av Annelien De Dijn

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674988330

    The invention of modern freedom—the equating of liberty with restraints on state power—was not the natural outcome of such secular Western trends as the growth of religious tolerance or the creation of market societies. Rather, it was pr…

  • The Ambiguity of Play

    The Ambiguity of Play
    av Brian Sutton-Smith

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674005815

    Every child knows what it means to play, but the rest of us can merely speculate. Is it a kind of adaptation, teaching us skills, inducting us into certain communities? Is it power, pursued in games of prowess? Fate, deployed in games of chance? Day…

  • Smellosophy

    av A. S. Barwich

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674983694

    A pioneering exploration of olfaction that upsets settled notions of how the brain translates sensory information. Decades of cognition research have shown that external stimuli “spark” neural patterns in particular regions of the brain.…

  • Command in War

    Command in War
    av Martin Van Creveld

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674144415

    Many books have been written about strategy, tactics, and great commanders. This is the first book to deal exclusively with the nature of command itself, and to trace its development over two thousand years from ancient Greece to Vietnam. It treats…

  • Mind in Society

    Mind in Society
    av L. S. Vygotsky

    Häftad - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674576292

    The great Russian psychologist L. S. Vygotsky has long been recognized as a pioneer in developmental psychology. But somewhat ironically, his theory of development has never been well understood in the West. Mind in Society should correct much of th…

  • The Great Reversal

    The Great Reversal
    av Thomas Philippon

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674237544

    In this much-anticipated book, a leading economist argues that many key problems of the American economy are due not to the flaws of capitalism or the inevitabilities of globalization but to the concentration of corporate power. By lobbying against…

  • The Social Construction of What?

    The Social Construction of What?
    av Ian Hacking

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674004122

    Lost in the raging debate over the validity of social construction is the question of what, precisely, is being constructed. Facts, gender, quarks, reality? Is it a person? An object? An idea? A theory? Each entails a different notion of social cons…

  • Living Narrative

    Living Narrative
    av Elinor Ochs

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674010109

    This pathbreaking book looks at everyday storytelling as a twofold phenomenon--a response to our desire for coherence, but also to our need to probe and acknowledge the enigmatic aspects of experience. Letting us listen in on dinner-table conversati…

  • Persuasions of the Witch's Craft: Ritual Magic in Contemporary England

    Persuasions of the Witch's Craft: Ritual Magic in Contemporary England
    av T. M. Luhrmann

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674663244

    Profiles the surprising number of otherwise "normal" people who practice magic and witchcraft in England today, detailing how they became involved in witchcraft, the history and tradition of magic, and other fascinating details

  • Automation and Utopia

    Automation and Utopia
    av John Danaher

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674984240

    Automating technologies threaten to usher in a workless future. But this can be a good thing—if we play our cards right. Human obsolescence is imminent. The factories of the future will be dark, staffed by armies of tireless robots. The hospit…

  • Acts of Meaning

    Acts of Meaning
    av Jerome Bruner

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674003613

    Jerome Bruner argues that the cognitive revolution, with its current fixation on mind as “information processor,” has led psychology away from the deeper objective of understanding mind as a creator of meanings. Only by breaking out of t…

  • After Nature

    After Nature
    av Jedediah Purdy

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674979864

    An Artforum Best Book of the Year A Legal Theory Bookworm Book of the Year Nature no longer exists apart from humanity. Henceforth, the world we will inhabit is the one we have made. Geologists have called this new planetary epoch the Anthropocene,…

  • After Nature

    After Nature
    av Jedediah Purdy

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674368224

    Nature no longer exists apart from humanity. Henceforth, the world we will inhabit is the one we have made. Geologists have called this new planetary epoch the Anthropocene, the Age of Humans. The geological strata we are now creating record industr…

  • Marxism and the Philosophy of Language

    Marxism and the Philosophy of Language
    av V. N. Volosinov

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674550988

    V. N. Vološinov’s important work, first published in Russian in 1929, had to wait a generation for recognition. This first paperback edition of the English translation will be capital for literary theorists, philosophers, linguists, psy…

  • Fires of Hatred

    Fires of Hatred
    av Norman M. Naimark

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674009943

    Of all the horrors of the last century--perhaps the bloodiest century of the past millennium--ethnic cleansing ranks among the worst. The term burst forth in public discourse in the spring of 1992 as a way to describe Serbian attacks on the Muslims…

  • An Inquiry into Modes of Existence

    An Inquiry into Modes of Existence
    av Bruno Latour

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674984028

    Over the past twenty-five years, Bruno Latour has developed a research protocol different from the actor-network theory with which his name is now associated—a research protocol that follows the different types of connectors that provide speci…

  • Economy and Society

    Economy and Society
    av Max Weber

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674916548

    The definitive new translation of Max Weber’s classic work of social theory—arguably the most important book by the foremost social theorist of the twentieth century. Max Weber’s Economy and Society is the foundational text for the…

  • Stylish Academic Writing

    Stylish Academic Writing
    av Helen Sword

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674064485

    Elegant data and ideas deserve elegant expression, argues Helen Sword in this lively guide to academic writing. For scholars frustrated with disciplinary conventions, and for specialists who want to write for a larger audience but are unsure where t…

  • The Inner Citadel

    The Inner Citadel
    av Pierre Hadot

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674007079

  • The Return of Inequality

    The Return of Inequality
    av Mike Savage

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674988071

    A pioneering book that takes us beyond economic debate to show how inequality is returning us to a past dominated by empires, dynastic elites, and ethnic divisions. The economic facts of inequality are clear. The rich have been pulling away from the…

  • The Ecological Thought

    The Ecological Thought
    av Timothy Morton

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674064225

    In this passionate, lucid, and surprising book, Timothy Morton argues that all forms of life are connected in a vast, entangling mesh. This interconnectedness penetrates all dimensions of life. No being, construct, or object can exist independently…

  • The Horde

    The Horde
    av Marie Favereau

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674244214

    “Outstanding, original, and revolutionary. Favereau subjects the Mongols to a much-needed re-evaluation, showing how they were able not only to conquer but to control a vast empire. A remarkable book.” —Peter Frankopan, author of T…

  • Psychophysiology

    av Kenneth Hugdahl

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674005617

    In our high-speed culture, terms like "stressed-out," "Type-A personality," "biofeedback," and "relaxation response" have become commonplaces. More than ever before, we are aware of the relationship between our mental and emotional states and our ph…

  • Science in Action

    Science in Action
    av Bruno Latour

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674792913

    Science and technology have immense authority and influence in our society, yet their working remains little understood. The conventional perception of science in Western societies has been modified in recent years by the work of philosophers, socio…

  • A Clinical Introduction to Lacanian Psychoanalysis

    A Clinical Introduction to Lacanian Psychoanalysis
    av Bruce Fink

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674135369

    "The goal of my teaching has always been, and remains, to train analysts." --Jacques Lacan, Seminar XI, 209 Arguably the most profound psychoanalytic thinker since Freud, and deeply influential in many fields, Jacques Lacan often seems opaque to tho…

  • Bring the War Home

    Bring the War Home
    av Kathleen Belew

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674237698

    A Guardian Best Book of the Year “A gripping study of white power… Explosive.” —New York Times “Helps explain how we got to today’s alt-right.” —Terry Gross, Fresh Air The white power movement in Amer…

  • Bring the War Home

    Bring the War Home
    av Kathleen Belew

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674286078

    “Belew’s book helps explain how we got to today’s alt right.”?Terry Gross, Fresh Air The white power movement in America wants a revolution. Its soldiers are not lone wolves but highly organized cadres motivated by a coherent…

  • Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor

    Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor
    av Rob Nixon

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674072343

    The violence wrought by climate change, toxic drift, deforestation, oil spills, and the environmental aftermath of war takes place gradually and often invisibly. Using the innovative concept of "slow violence" to describe these threats, Rob Nixon fo…

  • The Myth of Race

    The Myth of Race
    av Robert Wald Sussman

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674660038

    Biological races do not exist—and never have. This view is shared by all scientists who study variation in human populations. Yet racial prejudice and intolerance based on the myth of race remain deeply ingrained in Western society. In his pow…

  • The Enigma of Reason

    The Enigma of Reason
    av Hugo Mercier, Dan Sperber

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674237827

    "Brilliant...Timely and necessary." --Financial Times "Especially timely as we struggle to make sense of how it is that individuals and communities persist in holding beliefs that have been thoroughly discredited." --Darren Frey, Science If reason…

  • The Enigma of Reason

    The Enigma of Reason
    av Hugo Mercier, Dan Sperber

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674368309

    Reason, we are told, is what makes us human, the source of our knowledge and wisdom. If reason is so useful, why didn't it also evolve in other animals? If reason is that reliable, why do we produce so much thoroughly reasoned nonsense? In their gro…

  • Four Walls and a Roof

    Four Walls and a Roof
    av Reinier de Graaf

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674241466

    A Financial Times Best Book of the Year A Guardian Best Architecture Book of the Year “Sharp, revealing, funny.” —The Guardian “An original and even occasionally hilarious book about losing ideals and finding them again&helli…

  • Four Walls and a Roof

    Four Walls and a Roof
    av Reinier de Graaf

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674976108

    Architecture, we like to believe, is an elevated art form that shapes the world as it pleases. Four Walls and a Roof challenges this notion, presenting a candid account of what it is really like to work as an architect. Drawing on his own tragicomic…

  • Instruments of Desire

    Instruments of Desire
    av Steve Waksman

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674005471

    Around 1930, a group of guitar designers in Southern California fitted instruments with an electromagnetic device called a pickup--and forever changed the face of popular music. Taken up by musicians as diverse as Les Paul, Muddy Waters, Jimi Hendri…

  • Lessons from Plants

    Lessons from Plants
    av Beronda L. Montgomery

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674241282

    An exploration of how plant behavior and adaptation offer valuable insights for human thriving. We know that plants are important. They maintain the atmosphere by absorbing carbon dioxide and producing oxygen. They nourish other living organisms and…

  • Capitalism, Alone

    Capitalism, Alone
    av Branko Milanovic

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674987593

    A provocative account of capitalism's rise to global dominance and, as different models of capitalism vie for world leadership, a look into what the future may hold. We are all capitalists now. For the first time in human history, the globe is domin…

  • On Plato?s Timaeus

    On Plato?s Timaeus
    av Calcidius

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674599178

    Until the Renaissance, the work of Calcidius offered the medieval West almost the only direct access to Plato’s corpus not dispersed in fragments. In the 4th century CE, Calcidius translated into Latin an important section of Plato’s Tim…

  • Poetic Works

    Poetic Works
    av Bernardus Silvestris

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674743786

    Bernardus Silvestris exemplifies the scholastic culture of his time. Having studied with pioneers in philosophy and science, he became a renowned teacher of literary and poetic composition. His versatility as scholar, philosopher, and scientist is a…

  • Why People Die by Suicide

    Why People Die by Suicide
    av Thomas Joiner

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674025493

    In the wake of a suicide, the most troubling questions are invariably the most difficult to answer: How could we have known? What could we have done? And always, unremittingly: Why? Written by a clinical psychologist whose own life has been touched…

  • Biophilia

    av Edward O. Wilson

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674074422

    Biophilia is Edward O. Wilson's most personal book, an evocation of his own response to nature and an eloquent statement of the conservation ethic. Wilson argues that our natural affinity for life—biophilia—is the very essence of our hum…

  • Iliad

    av Homer

    Inbunden - 1924 - Grekiska - ISBN: 9780674995796

    Here is a new Loeb Classical Library edition of Homer’s stirring heroic account of the Trojan war and its passions. The eloquent and dramatic epic poem captures the terrible anger of Achilles, “the best of the Achaeans,” over a gra…

  • Lines of Descent

    Lines of Descent
    av Kwame Anthony Appiah

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674724914

    W. E. B. Du Bois never felt so at home as when he was a student at the University of Berlin. But Du Bois was also American to his core, scarred but not crippled by the racial humiliations of his homeland. In Lines of Descent, Kwame Anthony Appiah tr…

  • Globalizing Sport

    Globalizing Sport
    av Barbara J. Keys

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674725706

    In this impressive book, Barbara Keys offers the first major study of the political and cultural ramifications of international sports competitions in the decades before World War II. She examines the transformation of events like the Olympic Games…

  • Globalizing Sport

    Globalizing Sport
    av Barbara J. Keys

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674023260

    In this impressive book, Barbara Keys offers the first major study of the political and cultural ramifications of international sports competitions in the decades before World War II. She examines the transformation of events like the Olympic Games…

  • This Vast Southern Empire

    This Vast Southern Empire
    av Matthew Karp

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674737259

    When the United States emerged as a world power in the years before the Civil War, the men who presided over the nation’s triumphant territorial and economic expansion were largely southern slaveholders. As presidents, cabinet officers, and di…

  • This Vast Southern Empire

    This Vast Southern Empire
    av Matthew Karp

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674986770

    Winner of the John H. Dunning Prize, American Historical Association Winner of the Stuart L. Bernath Book Prize, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations Winner of the James H. Broussard Best First Book Prize, Society for Historians of t…

  • Martin Heidegger

    Martin Heidegger
    av Rudiger Safranski

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674387102

    One of the century's greatest philosophers, without whom there would be no Sartre, no Foucault, no Frankfurt School, Martin Heidegger was also a man of great failures and flaws, a Faustus who made a pact with the devil of his time, Adolf Hitler. The…

  • Railroads and the Transformation of China

    Railroads and the Transformation of China
    av Elisabeth Koell

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674368170

    As a vehicle to convey both the history of modern China and the complex forces still driving the nation’s economic success, rail has no equal. Railroads and the Transformation of China is the first comprehensive history, in any language, of ra…

  • In Over Our Heads

    In Over Our Heads
    av Robert Kegan

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674445888

    If contemporary culture were a school, with all the tasks and expectations meted out by modern life as its curriculum, would anyone graduate? In the spirit of a sympathetic teacher, Robert Kegan guides us through this tricky curriculum, assessing th…

  • Globalists

    av Quinn Slobodian

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674244849

    George Louis Beer Prize Winner Wallace K. Ferguson Prize Finalist A Marginal Revolution Book of the Year “A groundbreaking contribution…Intellectual history at its best.” —Stephen Wertheim, Foreign Affairs Neoliberals hate t…

  • Globalists

    av Quinn Slobodian

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674979529

    Chosen by Pankaj Mishra as one of the Best Books of the Summer Neoliberals hate the state. Or do they? In the first intellectual history of neoliberal globalism, Quinn Slobodian follows a group of thinkers from the ashes of the Habsburg Empire to th…

  • Theory of the Lyric

    Theory of the Lyric
    av Jonathan Culler

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674979703

    What sort of thing is a lyric poem? An intense expression of subjective experience? The fictive speech of a specifiable persona? Theory of the Lyric reveals the limitations of these two conceptions of the lyric—the older Romantic model and the…

  • Exit, Voice, and Loyalty

    Exit, Voice, and Loyalty
    av Albert O. Hirschman

    Häftad - 1970 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674276604

    An innovator in contemporary thought on economic and political development looks here at decline rather than growth. Albert O. Hirschman makes a basic distinction between alternative ways of reacting to deterioration in business firms and, in genera…

  • The Shield. Catalogue of Women. Other Fragments

    The Shield. Catalogue of Women. Other Fragments
    av Hesiod

    Inbunden - 2018 - Grekiska - ISBN: 9780674997219

    Hesiod describes himself as a Boeotian shepherd who heard the Muses call upon him to sing about the gods. His exact dates are unknown, but he has often been considered a younger contemporary of Homer. The first volume of this revised Loeb Classical…