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  • The Mushroom at the End of the World

    The Mushroom at the End of the World
    av Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178325

    Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world--and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the northern hemisphere. Through its ability to nurture trees, matsutake helps forests to grow in daunting places. It is also an edible del…

  • The Mushroom at the End of the World

    The Mushroom at the End of the World
    av Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691220550

    What a rare mushroom can teach us about sustaining life on a fragile planet Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world-and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the Northern Hemisphere. Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing's account of thes…

  • Racism

    Racism
    av George M. Fredrickson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167053

    Are antisemitism and white supremacy manifestations of a general phenomenon? Why didn't racism appear in Europe before the fourteenth century, and why did it flourish as never before in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries? Why did the twentieth…

  • The Decline and Rise of Democracy: A Global History from Antiquity to Today

    The Decline and Rise of Democracy: A Global History from Antiquity to Today
    av David Stasavage

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691177465

    One of the most important books on political regimes written in a generation.--Steven Levitsky, New York Times-bestselling author of How Democracies Die A new understanding of how and why early democracy took hold, how modern democracy evolved, and…

  • The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

    The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm
    av Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691160597

    The original vision of Grimms' tales in English for the first time When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children's and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such stories as Rapunzel, Hansel and G…

  • Mastering 'Metrics

    Mastering 'Metrics
    av Joshua D. Angrist

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152844

    Applied econometrics, known to aficionados as 'metrics, is the original data science. 'Metrics encompasses the statistical methods economists use to untangle cause and effect in human affairs. Through accessible discussion and with a dose of kung fu…

  • What Is Political Philosophy?

    What Is Political Philosophy?
    av Charles Larmore

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691179148

    A new understanding of political philosophy from one of its leading thinkers What is political philosophy? What are its fundamental problems? And how should it be distinguished from moral philosophy? In this book, Charles Larmore redefines the disti…

  • Empires in World History

    Empires in World History
    av Jane Burbank

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152363

    Empires--vast states of territories and peoples united by force and ambition--have dominated the political landscape for more than two millennia. Empires in World History departs from conventional European and nation-centered perspectives to take a…

  • Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism

    Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism
    av Anne Case, Angus Deaton

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691190785

    New York Times Bestseller Wall Street Journal Bestseller A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice Shortlisted for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year From economist Anne Case and Nobel Prize winner Angus Deaton, a groundbr…

  • Ethics in the Real World

    Ethics in the Real World
    av Peter Singer

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178479

    Peter Singer is often described as the world's most influential philosopher. He is also one of its most controversial. The author of important books such as Animal Liberation, Practical Ethics, Rethinking Life and Death, and The Life You Can Save, h…

  • This Time Is Different

    This Time Is Different
    av Carmen M. Reinhart

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152646

    Throughout history, rich and poor countries alike have been lending, borrowing, crashing--and recovering--their way through an extraordinary range of financial crises. Each time, the experts have chimed, "this time is different"--claiming that the o…

  • Not for Profit

    Not for Profit
    av Martha C. Nussbaum

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173320

    In this short and powerful book, celebrated philosopher Martha Nussbaum makes a passionate case for the importance of the liberal arts at all levels of education. Historically, the humanities have been central to education because they have been see…

  • From Peoples Into Nations: A History of Eastern Europe

    From Peoples Into Nations: A History of Eastern Europe
    av John Connelly

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167121

    A sweeping narrative history of Eastern Europe from the late eighteenth century to today In the 1780s, the Habsburg monarch Joseph II decreed that henceforth German would be the language of his realm. His intention was to forge a unified state from…

  • Interaction Ritual Chains

    Interaction Ritual Chains
    av Randall Collins

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691123899

    Sex, smoking, and social stratification are three very different social phenomena. And yet, argues sociologist Randall Collins, they and much else in our social lives are driven by a common force: interaction rituals. Interaction Ritual Chains is a…

  • Investors and Markets

    Investors and Markets
    av William F. Sharpe

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691138503

    In Investors and Markets, Nobel Prize-winning financial economist William Sharpe shows that investment professionals cannot make good portfolio choices unless they understand the determinants of asset prices. But until now asset-price analysis has l…

  • The Origins and History of Consciousness

    The Origins and History of Consciousness
    av Erich Neumann

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691163598

    The Origins and History of Consciousness draws on a full range of world mythology to show how individual consciousness undergoes the same archetypal stages of development as human consciousness as a whole. Erich Neumann was one of C. G. Jung's most…

  • Quantitative Social Science

    Quantitative Social Science
    av Kosuke Imai

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175461

    An introductory textbook on data analysis and statistics written especially for students in the social sciences and allied fields Quantitative analysis is an increasingly essential skill for social science research, yet students in the social scienc…

  • Philosophy of Mathematics

    Philosophy of Mathematics
    av Oystein Linnebo

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691202297

    A sophisticated, original introduction to the philosophy of mathematics from one of its leading thinkers Mathematics is a model of precision and objectivity, but it appears distinct from the empirical sciences because it seems to deliver nonexperien…

  • Understanding the Digital World: What You Need to Know about Computers, the Internet, Privacy, and Security

    Understanding the Digital World: What You Need to Know about Computers, the Internet, Privacy, and Security
    av Brian Kernighan

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691176543

    The basics of how computer hardware, software, and systems work, and the risks they create for our privacy and security Computers are everywhere. Some of them are highly visible, in laptops, tablets, cell phones, and smart watches. But most are invi…

  • Irrational Exuberance

    Irrational Exuberance
    av Robert J. Shiller

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173122

    In this revised, updated, and expanded edition of his New York Times bestseller, Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller, who warned of both the tech and housing bubbles, cautions that signs of irrational exuberance among investors have only in…

  • Collected Works of C.G. Jung, Volume 5: Symbols of Transformation

    Collected Works of C.G. Jung, Volume 5: Symbols of Transformation
    av C. G. Jung

    Häftad - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691018157

    A complete revision of Psychology of the Unconscious (orig. 1911-12), Jung's first important statement of his independent position.

  • Collected Works of C.G. Jung, Volume 5: Symbols of Transformation

    Collected Works of C.G. Jung, Volume 5: Symbols of Transformation
    av C. G. Jung

    Inbunden - 1967 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691097756

    A complete revision of Psychology of the Unconscious (orig. 1911-12), Jung's first important statement of his independent position.

  • A Culture of Growth

    A Culture of Growth
    av Joel Mokyr

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691180960

    Why Enlightenment culture sparked the Industrial Revolution During the late eighteenth century, innovations in Europe triggered the Industrial Revolution and the sustained economic progress that spread across the globe. While much has been made of t…

  • Synchronicity

    Synchronicity
    av C. G. Jung, Sonu Shamdasani, R. F. C. Hull

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150505

    Jung was intrigued from early in his career with coincidences, especially those surprising juxtapositions that scientific rationality could not adequately explain. He discussed these ideas with Albert Einstein before World War I, but first used the…

  • The I Ching or Book of Changes

    The I Ching or Book of Changes

    Inbunden - 1967 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691097503

    The I Ching, or Book of Changes, a common source for both Confucianist and Taoist philosophy, is one of the first efforts of the human mind to place itself within the universe. It has exerted a living influence in China for 3,000 years, and interest…

  • Very Important People: Status and Beauty in the Global Party Circuit

    Very Important People: Status and Beauty in the Global Party Circuit
    av Ashley Mears

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168654

    A sociologist and former fashion model takes readers inside the elite global party circuit of models and bottles to reveal how beautiful young women are used to boost the status of men Million-dollar birthday parties, megayachts on the French Rivier…

  • Not Born Yesterday: The Science of Who We Trust and What We Believe

    Not Born Yesterday: The Science of Who We Trust and What We Believe
    av Hugo Mercier

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178707

    Why people are not as gullible as we think Not Born Yesterday explains how we decide who we can trust and what we should believe--and argues that we're pretty good at making these decisions. In this lively and provocative book, Hugo Mercier demonstr…

  • Complete Works of Aristotle vol. 1

    Complete Works of Aristotle vol. 1
    av Aristotle

    Inbunden - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691016504

    The Oxford Translation of Aristotle was originally published in 12 volumes between 1912 and 1954. It is universally recognized as the standard English version of Aristotle. This revised edition contains the substance of the original Translation, sli…

  • Philosophy of Mathematics

    Philosophy of Mathematics
    av Øystein Linnebo

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691161402

    A sophisticated, original introduction to the philosophy of mathematics from one of its leading contemporary scholars Mathematics is one of humanity's most successful yet puzzling endeavors. It is a model of precision and objectivity, but appears di…

  • The Secret of Our Success

    The Secret of Our Success
    av Joseph Henrich

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178431

    Humans are a puzzling species. On the one hand, we struggle to survive on our own in the wild, often failing to overcome even basic challenges, like obtaining food, building shelters, or avoiding predators. On the other hand, human groups have produ…

  • Love, Money, and Parenting

    Love, Money, and Parenting
    av Matthias Doepke, Fabrizio Zilibotti, Matthias Doepke

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691171517

    An international and historical look at how parenting choices change in the face of economic inequalityParents everywhere want their children to be happy and do well. Yet how parents seek to achieve this ambition varies enormously. For instance, Ame…

  • Love, Money, and Parenting

    Love, Money, and Parenting
    av Matthias Doepke

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691210162

    An international and historical look at how parenting choices change in the face of economic inequality Love, Money, and Parenting investigates how economic forces shape how parents raise their children. In countries with increasing economic inequal…

  • How to Solve It

    How to Solve It
    av G. Polya, John H. Conway, G. Polya

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691164076

    A perennial bestseller by eminent mathematician G. Polya, How to Solve It will show anyone in any field how to think straight. In lucid and appealing prose, Polya reveals how the mathematical method of demonstrating a proof or finding an unknown can…

  • The Nature of Space and Time

    The Nature of Space and Time
    av Stephen Hawking

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168449

    Einstein said that the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible. But was he right? Can the quantum theory of fields and Einstein's general theory of relativity, the two most accurate and successful theories in all…

  • Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe

    Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe
    av Roger Penrose

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178530

    What can fashionable ideas, blind faith, or pure fantasy possibly have to do with the scientific quest to understand the universe? Surely, theoretical physicists are immune to mere trends, dogmatic beliefs, or flights of fancy? In fact, acclaimed ph…

  • The Age of the Vikings

    The Age of the Vikings
    av Anders Winroth

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691169293

    The Vikings maintain their grip on our imagination, but their image is too often distorted by myth. It is true that they pillaged, looted, and enslaved. But they also settled peacefully and traveled far from their homelands in swift and sturdy ships…

  • The Age of the Vikings

    The Age of the Vikings
    av Anders Winroth

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691149851

    The Vikings maintain their grip on our imagination, but their image is too often distorted by myth. It is true that they pillaged, looted, and enslaved. But they also settled peacefully and traveled far from their homelands in swift and sturdy ships…

  • Military Power

    Military Power
    av Stephen Biddle

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691128023

    In war, do mass and materiel matter most? Will states with the largest, best equipped, information-technology-rich militaries invariably win? The prevailing answer today among both scholars and policymakers is yes. But this is to overlook force empl…

  • Forging Global Fordism: Nazi Germany, Soviet Russia, and the Contest Over the Industrial Order

    Forging Global Fordism: Nazi Germany, Soviet Russia, and the Contest Over the Industrial Order
    av Stefan J. Link

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691177540

    A new global history of Fordism from the Great Depression to the postwar era As the United States rose to ascendancy in the first decades of the twentieth century, observers abroad associated American economic power most directly with its burgeoning…

  • Innate

    Innate
    av Kevin J. Mitchell

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691204154

    A leading neuroscientist explains why your personal traits are more innate than you think What makes you the way you are-and what makes each of us different from everyone else? In Innate, leading neuroscientist and popular science blogger Kevin Mitc…

  • The Butterfly Defect

    The Butterfly Defect
    av Ian Goldin

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168425

    The Butterfly Defect addresses the widening gap between the new systemic risks generated by globalization and their effective management. It shows how the dynamics of turbo-charged globalization has the potential and power to destabilize our societi…

  • The Butterfly Defect

    The Butterfly Defect
    av Ian Goldin, Mike Mariathasan, Ian Goldin

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691154701

    The Butterfly Defect addresses the widening gap between the new systemic risks generated by globalization and their effective management. It shows how the dynamics of turbo-charged globalization has the potential and power to destabilize our societi…

  • The Tyranny of Metrics

    The Tyranny of Metrics
    av Jerry Z. Muller

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691191911

    How the obsession with quantifying human performance threatens business, medicine, education, government-and the quality of our lives Today, organizations of all kinds are ruled by the belief that the path to success is quantifying human performance…

  • Lectures on Dostoevsky

    Lectures on Dostoevsky
    av Joseph Frank

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178967

    From the author of the definitive biography of Fyodor Dostoevsky, never-before-published lectures that provide an accessible introduction to the Russian writer's major works Joseph Frank (1918-2013) was perhaps the most important Dostoevsky biograph…

  • Ravenna: Capital of Empire, Crucible of Europe

    Ravenna: Capital of Empire, Crucible of Europe
    av Judith Herrin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691153438

    A riveting history of the city that led the West out of the ruins of the Roman Empire At the end of the fourth century, as the power of Rome faded and Constantinople became the seat of empire, a new capital city was rising in the West. Here, in Rave…

  • Expert Political Judgment

    Expert Political Judgment
    av Philip E. Tetlock

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175973

    Since its original publication, Expert Political Judgment by New York Times bestselling author Philip Tetlock has established itself as a contemporary classic in the literature on evaluating expert opinion. Tetlock first discusses arguments about wh…

  • Capitalism Without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy

    Capitalism Without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy
    av Jonathan Haskel, Stian Westlake

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175034

    The first comprehensive account of the growing dominance of the intangible economy Early in the twenty-first century, a quiet revolution occurred. For the first time, the major developed economies began to invest more in intangible assets, like desi…

  • Diversity and Complexity

    Diversity and Complexity
    av Scott Page

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691137674

    This book provides an introduction to the role of diversity in complex adaptive systems. A complex system--such as an economy or a tropical ecosystem--consists of interacting adaptive entities that produce dynamic patterns and structures. Diversity…

  • The Case against Education

    The Case against Education

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691196459

    Why we need to stop wasting public funds on education Despite being immensely popular-and immensely lucrative-education is grossly overrated. Now with a new afterword by Bryan Caplan, this explosive book argues that the primary function of education…

  • Lost in Thought: The Hidden Pleasures of an Intellectual Life

    Lost in Thought: The Hidden Pleasures of an Intellectual Life
    av Zena Hitz

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178714

    An invitation to readers from every walk of life to rediscover the impractical splendors of a life of learning In an overloaded, superficial, technological world, in which almost everything and everybody is judged by its usefulness, where can we tur…

  • The Murder of Professor Schlick: The Rise and Fall of the Vienna Circle

    The Murder of Professor Schlick: The Rise and Fall of the Vienna Circle
    av David Edmonds

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691164908

    From the author of Wittgenstein's Poker and Would You Kill the Fat Man?, the story of an extraordinary group of philosophers during a dark chapter in Europe's history On June 22, 1936, the philosopher Moritz Schlick was on his way to deliver a lectu…

  • The Invention of Religion

    The Invention of Religion
    av Jan Assmann

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691203195

    A groundbreaking account of how the Book of Exodus shaped fundamental aspects of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam The Book of Exodus may be the most consequential story ever told. But its spectacular moments of heaven-sent plagues and parting seas o…

  • Economy of the Unlost

    Economy of the Unlost
    av Anne Carson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691091754

    The ancient Greek lyric poet Simonides of Keos was the first poet in the Western tradition to take money for poetic composition. From this starting point, Anne Carson launches an exploration, poetic in its own right, of the idea of poetic economy. S…

  • Along the Archival Grain

    Along the Archival Grain
    av Ann Laura Stoler

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691146362

    Along the Archival Grain offers a unique methodological and analytic opening to the affective registers of imperial governance and the political content of archival forms. In a series of nuanced mediations on the nature of colonial documents from th…

  • The Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism

    The Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism
    av Gosta Esping-Andersen

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691028576

    Few discussions in modern social science have occupied as much attention as the changing nature of welfare states in Western societies. Gsta Esping-Andersen, one of the foremost contributors to current debates on this issue, here provides a new anal…