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  • Climate Shock
    197 kr

    Climate Shock
    av Gernot Wagner

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691171326
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    If you had a 10 percent chance of having a fatal car accident, you'd take necessary precautions. If your finances had a 10 percent chance of suffering a severe loss, you'd reevaluate your assets. So if we know the world is warming and there's a 10 p…

  • Empires in World History
    338 kr

    Empires in World History
    av Jane Burbank

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152363
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    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…

  • Empires in World History
    503 kr

    Empires in World History
    av Jane Burbank, Frederick Cooper, Jane Burbank

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691127088

    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 tak…

  • Lina Bo Bardi, Drawings
    433 kr

    Lina Bo Bardi, Drawings
    av Zeuler Lima

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691191195
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    The first authoritative collection of drawings by legendary modern architect Lina Bo BardiLina Bo Bardi (1914-92) was one of the most prolific and visionary architects of the twentieth century. Raised in Italy under Mussolini's Fascist regime and em…

  • Setting the People Free
    238 kr

    Setting the People Free
    av John Dunn

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691180038
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    Why does democracy-as a word and as an idea-loom so large in the political imagination, though it has so often been misused and misunderstood? Setting the People Free starts by tracing the roots of democracy from an improvised remedy for a local Gre…

  • Narrative Economics: How Stories Go Viral and Drive Major Economic Events
    230 kr

    Narrative Economics: How Stories Go Viral and Drive Major Economic Events
    av Robert J. Shiller

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691182292
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    From Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times bestselling author Robert Shiller, a new way to think about how popular stories help drive economic eventsIn a world in which internet troll farms attempt to influence foreign elections, can we a…

  • Mastering 'Metrics
    340 kr

    Mastering 'Metrics
    av Joshua David Angrist

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152844
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    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…

  • The Mushroom at the End of the World
    206 kr

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

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178325
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    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 Origins and History of Consciousness
    251 kr

    The Origins and History of Consciousness
    av Erich Neumann

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691163598
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    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…

  • The Voice, The Word, The Books
    343 kr

    The Voice, The Word, The Books
    av F. E. Peters

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691131122
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    Jews, Christians, and Muslims all believe that their Scriptures preserve God's words to humanity, and that those words were spoken uniquely to them. In The Voice, the Word, the Books, F. E. Peters leads readers on an extraordinary journey through ce…

  • The Art of Social Theory
    252 kr

    The Art of Social Theory
    av Richard Swedberg

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168135
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    In the social sciences today, students are taught theory by reading and analyzing the works of Karl Marx, Max Weber, and other foundational figures of the discipline. What they rarely learn, however, is how to actually theorize. The Art of Social Th…

  • The Art of Social Theory
    354 kr

    The Art of Social Theory
    av Richard Swedberg

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691155227
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    In the social sciences today, students are taught theory by reading and analyzing the works of Karl Marx, Max Weber, and other foundational figures of the discipline. What they rarely learn, however, is how to actually theorize. The Art of Social Th…

  • Globalization
    252 kr

    Globalization
    av Jurgen Osterhammel

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691133959
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    "Globalization" has become a popular buzzword for explaining today's world. The expression achieved terminological stardom in the 1990s and was soon embraced by the general public and integrated into numerous languages. But is this much-discussed ph…

  • The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality
    338 kr

    The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality
    av Katharina Pistor

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178974
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    A compelling explanation of how the law shapes the distribution of wealthCapital is the defining feature of modern economies, yet most people have no idea where it actually comes from. What is it, exactly, that transforms mere wealth into an asset t…

  • Mostly Harmless Econometrics
    428 kr

    Mostly Harmless Econometrics
    av J.D. Angrist

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691120355
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    The core methods in today's econometric toolkit are linear regression for statistical control, instrumental variables methods for the analysis of natural experiments, and differences-in-differences methods that exploit policy changes. In the modern…

  • Synchronicity
    116 kr

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

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150505
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    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…

  • On Bullshit
    116 kr

    On Bullshit
    av Harry G. Frankfurt

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691122946
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    One of the most salient features of our culture is that there is so much bullshit. Everyone knows this. Each of us contributes his share. But we tend to take the situation for granted. Most people are rather confident of their ability to recognize b…

  • Climate Shock
    252 kr

    Climate Shock
    av Gernot Wagner, Martin L. Weitzman, Gernot Wagner

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691159478
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    If you had a 10 percent chance of having a fatal car accident, you'd take necessary precautions. If your finances had a 10 percent chance of suffering a severe loss, you'd reevaluate your assets. So if we know the world is warming and there's a 10 p…

  • Why Nationalism
    251 kr

    Why Nationalism
    av Yael Tamir

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691190105
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    Why nationalism is a permanent political force--and how it can be harnessed once again for liberal endsAround the world today, nationalism is back--and it's often deeply troubling. Populist politicians exploit nationalism for authoritarian, chauvini…

  • The Technology Trap: Capital, Labor, and Power in the Age of Automation
    297 kr

    The Technology Trap: Capital, Labor, and Power in the Age of Automation
    av Carl Benedikt Frey

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172798
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    How the history of technological revolutions can help us better understand economic and political polarization in the age of automation From the Industrial Revolution to the age of artificial intelligence, The Technology Trap takes a sweeping look a…

  • 1177 B.C.
    179 kr

    1177 B.C.
    av Eric H. Cline

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168388
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    In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After c…

  • A History of Art History
    343 kr

    A History of Art History
    av Christopher Wood

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691156521
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    An authoritative history of art history from its medieval origins to its modern predicamentsIn this wide-ranging and authoritative book, the first of its kind in English, Christopher Wood tracks the evolution of the historical study of art from the…

  • The Horse, the Wheel, and Language
    285 kr

    The Horse, the Wheel, and Language
    av David W. Anthony

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691148182
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    Roughly half the world's population speaks languages derived from a shared linguistic source known as Proto-Indo-European. But who were the early speakers of this ancient mother tongue, and how did they manage to spread it around the globe? Until no…

  • The Tyranny of Metrics
    188 kr

    The Tyranny of Metrics
    av Jerry Z. Muller

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691191911
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    How the obsession with quantifying human performance threatens business, medicine, education, government-and the quality of our livesToday, organizations of all kinds are ruled by the belief that the path to success is quantifying human performance,…

  • Why Trust Science?
    251 kr

    Why Trust Science?
    av Naomi Oreskes, Stephen Macedo, Ottmar Edenhofer

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691179001
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    Why the social character of scientific knowledge makes it trustworthyDo doctors really know what they are talking about when they tell us vaccines are safe? Should we take climate experts at their word when they warn us about the perils of global wa…

  • Fungi of Temperate Europe
    1.023 kr

    Fungi of Temperate Europe
    av Thomas Laessoe, Jens H. Petersen

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691180373
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    Fungi of Temperate Europe is one of the most comprehensive mycological guides ever published. Featuring more than 7,000 photographs, this lavish two-volume set treats more than 2,800 species of fungi across the region.Including agarics, boletes, cha…

  • Escape from Rome: The Failure of Empire and the Road to Prosperity
    343 kr

    Escape from Rome: The Failure of Empire and the Road to Prosperity
    av Walter Scheidel

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172187
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    The gripping story of how the end of the Roman Empire was the beginning of the modern worldThe fall of the Roman Empire has long been considered one of the greatest disasters in history. But in this groundbreaking book, Walter Scheidel argues that R…

  • The Outsiders: Refugees in Europe Since 1492
    297 kr

    The Outsiders: Refugees in Europe Since 1492
    av Philipp Ther

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691179520
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    The history of Europe as a continent of refugeesEuropean history has been permeated with refugees. The Outsiders chronicles every major refugee movement since 1492, when the Catholic rulers of Spain set in motion the first mass flight and expulsion…

  • Ethics in the Real World
    188 kr

    Ethics in the Real World
    av Peter Singer

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178479
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    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…

  • The Great Leveler
    197 kr

    The Great Leveler
    av Walter Scheidel

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183251
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    Are mass violence and catastrophes the only forces that can seriously decrease economic inequality? To judge by thousands of years of history, the answer is yes. Tracing the global history of inequality from the Stone Age to today, Walter Scheidel s…

  • In the Shadow of Justice: Postwar Liberalism and the Remaking of Political Philosophy
    401 kr

    In the Shadow of Justice: Postwar Liberalism and the Remaking of Political Philosophy
    av Katrina Forrester

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691163086
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    A history of how political philosophy was recast by the rise of postwar liberalism and irrevocably changed by John Rawls's A Theory of JusticeIn the Shadow of Justice tells the story of how liberal political philosophy was transformed in the second…

  • From Caligari to Hitler
    233 kr

    From Caligari to Hitler
    av Siegfried Kracauer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691191348
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    An essential work of the cinematic history of the Weimar Republic by a leading figure of film criticismFirst published in 1947, From Caligari to Hitler remains an undisputed landmark study of the rich cinematic history of the Weimar Republic. Promin…

  • The Age of the Vikings
    188 kr

    The Age of the Vikings
    av Anders Winroth

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691169293
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    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
    285 kr

    The Age of the Vikings
    av Anders Winroth

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691149851
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    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…

  • Friendly Fire
    451 kr

    Friendly Fire
    av Scott A. Snook

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691095189
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    On April 14, 1994, two U.S. Air Force F-15 fighters accidentally shot down two U.S. Army Black Hawk Helicopters over Northern Iraq, killing all twenty-six peacekeepers onboard. In response to this disaster the complete array of military and civilian…

  • Phase Transitions
    451 kr

    Phase Transitions
    av Ricard V. Sole

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150758
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    Phase transitions--changes between different states of organization in a complex system--have long helped to explain physics concepts, such as why water freezes into a solid or boils to become a gas. How might phase transitions shed light on importa…

  • Bit by Bit: Social Research in the Digital Age
    340 kr

    Bit by Bit: Social Research in the Digital Age
    av Matthew Salganik

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691158648
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    An innovative and accessible guide to doing social research in the digital ageIn just the past several years, we have witnessed the birth and rapid spread of social media, mobile phones, and numerous other digital marvels. In addition to changing ho…

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

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

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691176543
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    The basics of how computer hardware, software, and systems work, and the risks they create for our privacy and securityComputers are everywhere. Some of them are highly visible, in laptops, tablets, cell phones, and smart watches. But most are invis…

  • Oceanic Birds of the World
    343 kr

    Oceanic Birds of the World
    av Steve N. G. Howell

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175010
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    A state-of-the-art photographic field guide to the world's oceanic birdsOceanic birds are among the most remarkable but least known of all birds, living at sea, far from the sight of most people. They offer unusual identification challenges-many spe…

  • Logic: The Laws of Truth
    583 kr

    Logic: The Laws of Truth
    av Nicholas J. J. Smith

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691151632
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    Logic is essential to correct reasoning and also has important theoretical applications in philosophy, computer science, linguistics, and mathematics. This book provides an exceptionally clear introduction to classical logic, with a unique approach…

  • Midlife: A Philosophical Guide
    233 kr

    Midlife: A Philosophical Guide
    av Kieran Setiya

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173931
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    Philosophical wisdom and practical advice for overcoming the problems of middle ageHow can you reconcile yourself with the lives you will never lead, with possibilities foreclosed, and with nostalgia for lost youth? How can you accept the failings o…

  • From Peoples Into Nations: A History of Eastern Europe
    343 kr

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

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167121
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  • Afghanistan
    179 kr

    Afghanistan
    av Thomas Barfield

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691154411
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    Afghanistan traces the historic struggles and the changing nature of political authority in this volatile region of the world, from the Mughal Empire in the sixteenth century to the Taliban resurgence today. Thomas Barfield introduces readers to the…

  • The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque
    318 kr

    The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque
    av Sidney H. Griffith

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691146287
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    Amid so much twenty-first-century talk of a "Christian-Muslim divide"--and the attendant controversy in some Western countries over policies toward minority Muslim communities--a historical fact has gone unnoticed: for more than four hundred years b…

  • The Diversity Bonus
    188 kr

    The Diversity Bonus
    av Scott E. Page

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691191539
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    How businesses and other organizations can improve their performance by tapping the power of differences in how people thinkWhat if workforce diversity is more than simply the right thing to do? What if it can also improve the bottom line? It can. T…

  • How Propaganda Works
    197 kr

    How Propaganda Works
    av Jason Stanley

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173429
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    Our democracy today is fraught with political campaigns, lobbyists, liberal media, and Fox News commentators, all using language to influence the way we think and reason about public issues. Even so, many of us believe that propaganda and manipulati…

  • How Propaganda Works
    345 kr

    How Propaganda Works
    av Jason Stanley

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691164427
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    Our democracy today is fraught with political campaigns, lobbyists, liberal media, and Fox News commentators, all using language to influence the way we think and reason about public issues. Even so, many of us believe that propaganda and manipulati…

  • The Hedgehog and the Fox
    143 kr

    The Hedgehog and the Fox
    av Isaiah Berlin, Henry Hardy, Michael Ignatieff

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691156002
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    "The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing." This ancient Greek aphorism, preserved in a fragment from the poet Archilochus, describes the central thesis of Isaiah Berlin's masterly essay on Leo Tolstoy and the philosophy of hi…

  • The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm
    343 kr

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

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691160597
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    The original vision of Grimms' tales in English for the first timeWhen 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…

  • Not for Profit
    179 kr

    Not for Profit
    av Martha C. Nussbaum

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173320
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    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…

  • Shamanism
    424 kr

    Shamanism
    av Mircea Eliade

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691119427
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    First published in 1951, Shamanism soon became the standard work in the study of this mysterious and fascinating phenomenon. Writing as the founder of the modern study of the history of religion, Romanian emigre--scholar Mircea Eliade (1907-1986) su…

  • The Analytic Tradition in Philosophy, Volume 2: A New Vision
    632 kr

    The Analytic Tradition in Philosophy, Volume 2: A New Vision
    av Scott Soames

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691160030
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    An in-depth history of the linguistic turn in analytic philosophy, from a leading philosopher of languageThis is the second of five volumes of a definitive history of analytic philosophy from the invention of modern logic in 1879 to the end of the t…

  • Truth and Truthfulness
    384 kr

    Truth and Truthfulness
    av Bernard Williams

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691117911
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    What does it mean to be truthful? What role does truth play in our lives? What do we lose if we reject truthfulness? No philosopher is better suited to answer these questions than Bernard Williams. Writing with his characteristic combination of pass…

  • Karl Marx's Theory of History
    671 kr

    Karl Marx's Theory of History
    av G. A. Cohen

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691070681
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    First published in 1978, this book rapidly established itself as a classic of modern Marxism. Cohen's masterful application of advanced philosophical techniques in an uncompromising defense of historical materialism commanded widespread admiration.…