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  • Capital and Ideology

    Capital and Ideology
    av Thomas Piketty

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674980822

    New York Times Best Seller The epic successor to one of the most important books of the century: at once a retelling of global history, a scathing critique of contemporary politics, and a bold proposal for a new and fairer economic system. Thomas Pi…

  • Capital in the Twenty-First Century

    Capital in the Twenty-First Century
    av Thomas Piketty

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674979857

    A New York Times #1 Bestseller An Amazon #1 Bestseller A Wall Street Journal #1 Bestseller A USA Today Bestseller A Sunday Times BestsellerWinner of the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year AwardWinner of the British Academy MedalF…

  • New Laws of Robotics

    New Laws of Robotics
    av Frank Pasquale

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674975224

    AI is poised to disrupt our work and our lives. We can harness these technologies rather than fall captive to them-but only through wise regulation. Too many CEOs tell a simple story about the future of work: if a machine can do what you do, your jo…

  • Make It Stick

    Make It Stick
    av Peter C. Brown

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674729018

    To most of us, learning something "the hard way" implies wasted time and effort. Good teaching, we believe, should be creatively tailored to the different learning styles of students and should use strategies that make learning easier. Make It Stick…

  • Ancient Religions

    Ancient Religions

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674025486

    Religious beliefs and practices, which permeated all aspects of life in antiquity, traveled well-worn routes throughout the Mediterranean: itinerant charismatic practitioners journeying from place to place peddled their skills as healers, purifiers,…

  • A Theory of Justice

    A Theory of Justice
    av John Rawls

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674017726

    John Rawls aims to express an essential part of the common core of the democratic tradition-justice as fairness-and to provide an alternative to utilitarianism, which had dominated the Anglo-Saxon tradition of political thought since the nineteenth…

  • Creating Capabilities

    Creating Capabilities
    av Martha C. Nussbaum

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674072350

    If a country's Gross Domestic Product increases each year, but so does the percentage of its people deprived of basic education, health care, and other opportunities, is that country really making progress? If we rely on conventional economic indica…

  • A Secular Age

    A Secular Age
    av Charles Taylor

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674986916

    A New York Times Notable Book of the Year A Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year A Globe and Mail Best Book of the Year A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year A Tablet Best Book of the Year Winner of a Christianity Today Book Award "One fin…

  • A Secular Age

    A Secular Age
    av Charles Taylor

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674026766

    What does it mean to say that we live in a secular age? Almost everyone would agree that we--in the West, at least--largely do. And clearly the place of religion in our societies has changed profoundly in the last few centuries. In what will be a de…

  • The Work of Art in the Age of Its Technological Reproducibility, and Other Writings on Media

    The Work of Art in the Age of Its Technological Reproducibility, and Other Writings on Media
    av Walter Benjamin

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674024458

    Benjamin's famous "Work of Art" essay sets out his boldest thoughts - on media and on culture in general - in their most realized form, while retaining an edge that gets under the skin of everyone who reads it. In this essay the visual arts of the m…

  • The Uncensored Picture of Dorian Gray

    The Uncensored Picture of Dorian Gray
    av Oscar Wilde

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674066311

    More than 120 years after Oscar Wilde submitted The Picture of Dorian Gray for publication in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine, the uncensored version of his novel appears here for the first time in a paperback edition. This volume restores all of the…

  • Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China

    Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China
    av Ezra F. Vogel

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674725867

    Winner, 2012 Lionel Gelber Prize, from the Lionel Gelber Foundation, in partnership with Foreign Policy magazine and the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, University of TorontoFinalist, 2011 National Book Critics Circle Awards, Biogra…

  • The Jewish Enemy

    The Jewish Enemy
    av Jeffrey Herf

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674027381

    The sheer magnitude of the Holocaust has commanded our attention for the past sixty years. The extent of atrocities, however, has overshadowed the calculus Nazis used to justify their deeds. According to German wartime media, it was German citizens…

  • Capital in the Twenty-First Century

    Capital in the Twenty-First Century
    av Piketty Thomas, Thomas Piketty

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674430006

    A work of extraordinary ambition, originality, and rigor, Capital in the Twenty-First Century reorients our understanding of economic history and confronts us with sobering lessons for today. What are the grand dynamics that drive the accumulation a…

  • Muhammad and the Believers

    Muhammad and the Believers
    av Fred M. Donner

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674064140

    The origins of Islam have been the subject of increasing controversy in recent years. The traditional view, which presents Islam as a self-consciously distinct religion tied to the life and revelations of the prophet Muhammad in western Arabia, has…

  • Inky Fingers

    Inky Fingers
    av Anthony Grafton

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674237179

    The author of The Footnote reflects on scribes, scholars, and the work of publishing during the golden age of the book. From Francis Bacon to Barack Obama, thinkers and political leaders have denounced humanists as obsessively bookish and allergic t…

  • What We Owe to Each Other

    What We Owe to Each Other
    av T. M. Scanlon

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674004238

    How do we judge whether an action is morally right or wrong? If an action is wrong, what reason does that give us not to do it? Why should we give such reasons priority over our other concerns and values? In this book, T. M. Scanlon offers new answe…

  • The Great Convergence

    The Great Convergence
    av Richard Baldwin

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674660489

    Between 1820 and 1990, the share of world income going to today's wealthy nations soared from twenty percent to almost seventy. Since then, that share has plummeted to where it was in 1900. As Richard Baldwin explains, this reversal of fortune refle…

  • The Last Utopia

    The Last Utopia
    av Samuel Moyn

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674064348

    Human rights offer a vision of international justice that today's idealistic millions hold dear. Yet the very concept on which the movement is based became familiar only a few decades ago when it profoundly reshaped our hopes for an improved humanit…

  • Slow Reading in a Hurried Age

    Slow Reading in a Hurried Age
    av David Mikics

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674724723

    Wrapped in the glow of the computer or phone screen, we cruise websites; we skim and skip. We glance for a brief moment at whatever catches our eye and then move on. Slow Reading in a Hurried Age reminds us of another mode of reading--the kind that…

  • Becoming Human

    Becoming Human
    av Michael Tomasello

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674980853

    A radical reconsideration of how we develop the qualities that make us human, based on decades of cutting-edge experimental work by the former director of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.Virtually all theories of how humans ha…

  • Becoming Human

    Becoming Human
    av Michael Tomasello

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674248281

    Winner of the William James Book Award "Magisterial...Makes an impressive argument that most distinctly human traits are established early in childhood and that the general chronology in which these traits appear can at least-and at last-be identifi…

  • Legality

    av Scott J. Shapiro

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674725782

    Legality is a profound work in analytical jurisprudence, the branch of legal philosophy which deals with metaphysical questions about the law. In the twentieth century, there have been two major approaches to the nature of law. The first and most pr…

  • Florence and Baghdad

    Florence and Baghdad
    av Hans Belting

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674050044

    The use of perspective in Renaissance painting caused a revolution in the history of seeing, allowing artists to depict the world from a spectator's point of view. But the theory of perspective that changed the course of Western art originated elsew…

  • Journey to the Ants

    Journey to the Ants
    av Bert Hoelldobler

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674485266

    Richly illustrated and delightfully written, Journey to the Ants combines autobiography and scientific lore to convey the excitement and pleasure the study of ants can offer. Bert Hoelldobler and E. O. Wilson interweave their personal adventures wit…

  • Expulsions

    av Saskia Sassen

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674599222

    Soaring income inequality and unemployment, expanding populations of the displaced and imprisoned, accelerating destruction of land and water bodies: today's socioeconomic and environmental dislocations cannot be fully understood in the usual terms…

  • Photography and the Art of Chance

    Photography and the Art of Chance
    av Robin Kelsey

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674744004

    Photography has a unique relationship to chance. Anyone who has wielded a camera has taken a picture ruined by an ill-timed blink or enhanced by an unexpected gesture or expression. Although this proneness to chance may amuse the casual photographer…

  • Justice as Fairness

    Justice as Fairness
    av John Rawls

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674005112

    This book originated as lectures for a course on political philosophy that Rawls taught regularly at Harvard in the 1980s. In time the lectures became a restatement of his theory of justice as fairness, revised in light of his more recent papers and…

  • Justice for Hedgehogs

    Justice for Hedgehogs
    av Ronald Dworkin

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674072251

    The fox knows many things, the Greeks said, but the hedgehog knows one big thing. In his most comprehensive work, Ronald Dworkin argues that value in all its forms is one big thing: that what truth is, life means, morality requires, and justice dema…

  • The Early Chinese Empires

    The Early Chinese Empires
    av Mark Edward Lewis

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674057340

    In 221 bc the First Emperor of Qin unified the lands that would become the heart of a Chinese empire. Though forged by conquest, this vast domain depended for its political survival on a fundamental reshaping of Chinese culture. With this informativ…

  • Measurement

    av Paul Lockhart

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674284388

    For seven years, Paul Lockhart's A Mathematician's Lament enjoyed a samizdat-style popularity in the mathematics underground, before demand prompted its 2009 publication to even wider applause and debate. An impassioned critique of K-12 mathematics…

  • The Arcades Project

    The Arcades Project
    av Walter Benjamin

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674008021

    "To great writers," Walter Benjamin once wrote, "finished works weigh lighter than those fragments on which they labor their entire lives." Conceived in Paris in 1927 and still in progress when Benjamin fled the Occupation in 1940, The Arcades Proje…

  • Dickinson

    av Helen Vendler

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674066380

    Seamus Heaney, Denis Donoghue, William Pritchard, Marilyn Butler, Harold Bloom, and many others have praised Helen Vendler as one of the most attentive readers of poetry. Here, Vendler turns her illuminating skills as a critic to 150 selected poems…

  • The Living Presidency

    The Living Presidency
    av Saikrishna Bangalore Prakash

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674987982

    A constitutional originalist sounds the alarm over the presidency's ever-expanding powers, ascribing them unexpectedly to the liberal embrace of a living Constitution. Liberal scholars and politicians routinely denounce the imperial presidency-a sel…

  • Once Within Borders

    Once Within Borders
    av Charles S. Maier

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674059788

    Throughout history, human societies have been organized preeminently as territories--politically bounded regions whose borders define the jurisdiction of laws and the movement of peoples. At a time when the technologies of globalization are eroding…

  • What Works

    What Works
    av Iris Bohnet

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674986565

    Shortlisted for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award A Financial Times Best Business Book of the Year A Times Higher Education Book of the Week Best Business Book of the Year, 800-CEO-READGender equality is a moral and a…

  • What Works

    What Works
    av Iris Bohnet

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674089037

    "Compelling, lucid, and filled with actionable insights, What Works draws from a deep well of research to explain how we can end gender inequality."--Adam Grant, author of Give and Take and Originals"A pathbreaking work, packed with insights on ever…

  • A World Connecting

    A World Connecting

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674047211

    Between 1870 and 1945, advances in communication and transportation simultaneously expanded and shrank the world. New technologies erased distance and accelerated the global exchange of people, products, and ideas on an unprecedented scale. A World…

  • Moral Dimensions

    Moral Dimensions
    av T. M. Scanlon

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674057456

    In a clear and elegant style, T. M. Scanlon reframes current philosophical debates as he explores the moral permissibility of an action. Permissibility may seem to depend on the agent's reasons for performing an action. For example, there seems to b…

  • An Evolutionary Theory of Economic Change

    An Evolutionary Theory of Economic Change
    av Richard R. Nelson

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674272286

    This book contains the most sustained and serious attack on mainstream, neoclassical economics in more than forty years. Richard R. Nelson and Sidney G. Winter focus their critique on the basic question of how firms and industries change overtime. T…

  • Mind in Life

    Mind in Life
    av Evan Thompson

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674057517

    How is life related to the mind? The question has long confounded philosophers and scientists, and it is this so-called explanatory gap between biological life and consciousness that Evan Thompson explores in Mind in Life.Thompson draws upon sources…

  • How To Be Gay

    How To Be Gay
    av David M. Halperin

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674283992

    No one raises an eyebrow if you suggest that a guy who arranges his furniture just so, rolls his eyes in exaggerated disbelief, likes techno music or show tunes, and knows all of Bette Davis's best lines by heart might, just possibly, be gay. But if…

  • The Language Animal

    The Language Animal
    av Charles Taylor

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674660205

    In seminal works ranging from Sources of the Self to A Secular Age, Charles Taylor has shown how we create possible ways of being, both as individuals and as a society. In his new book setting forth decades of thought, he demonstrates that language…

  • The Perfect Fascist

    The Perfect Fascist
    av Victoria De Grazia

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674986398

    "As Fellini did in film, The Perfect Fascist takes us into the dark and complicated heart of Italian fascism...It is an extraordinary story that illuminates the ways in which the all-consuming nature of fascism distorted Italian society and destroye…

  • Atat?rk in the Nazi Imagination

    Atat?rk in the Nazi Imagination
    av Stefan Ihrig

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674368378

    Early in his career, Adolf Hitler took inspiration from Benito Mussolini, his senior colleague in fascism--this fact is widely known. But an equally important role model for Hitler and the Nazis has been almost entirely neglected: Mustafa Kemal Atat…

  • Frontiers of Justice

    Frontiers of Justice
    av Martha C. Nussbaum

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674024106

    Theories of social justice are necessarily abstract, reaching beyond the particular and the immediate to the general and the timeless. Yet such theories, addressing the world and its problems, must respond to the real and changing dilemmas of the da…

  • Tomorrow, the World

    Tomorrow, the World
    av Stephen Wertheim

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674248663

    A new history explains how and why, as it prepared to enter World War II, the United States decided to lead the postwar world. For most of its history, the United States avoided making political and military commitments that would entangle it in Eur…

  • Strategy

    av Edward N. Luttwak

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674007031

    "If you want peace, prepare for war." "A buildup of offensive weapons can be purely defensive." "The worst road may be the best route to battle." Strategy is made of such seemingly self-contradictory propositions, Edward Luttwak shows-they exemplify…

  • Religion in Human Evolution

    Religion in Human Evolution
    av Robert N. Bellah

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674975347

    A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice An ABC Australia Best Book on Religion and Ethics of the Year Distinguished Book Award, Sociology of Religion Section of the American Sociological AssociationReligion in Human Evolution is a work of extra…

  • The Dome of the Rock

    The Dome of the Rock
    av Oleg Grabar

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674023130

    The story of the Dome of the Rock is told in this presentation that combines what is known of the beautiful Muslim shrine in Jerusalem's Old City from the perspectives and recollections of past observers with the broader historical, cultural, and ae…

  • The Fairest of Them All

    The Fairest of Them All
    av Maria Tatar

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674238602

    We think we know the story of Snow White from Disney and the Brothers Grimm. But acclaimed folklorist Maria Tatar reveals dazzling variations from across the globe. The story of the rivalry between a beautiful, innocent girl and her equally beautifu…

  • Strangers to Ourselves

    Strangers to Ourselves
    av Timothy D. Wilson

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674013827

    "Know thyself," a precept as old as Socrates, is still good advice. But is introspection the best path to self-knowledge? What are we trying to discover, anyway? In an eye-opening tour of the unconscious, as contemporary psychological science has re…

  • The Evolution of Childhood

    The Evolution of Childhood
    av Melvin Konner

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674062016

    This book is an intellectual tour de force: a comprehensive Darwinian interpretation of human development. Looking at the entire range of human evolutionary history, Melvin Konner tells the compelling and complex story of how cross-cultural and univ…