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  • Bizarre-Privileged Items in the Universe - The Logic of Likeness

    Bizarre-Privileged Items in the Universe - The Logic of Likeness
    av Paul North

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781942130468

    An imaginative new theory of likeness that ranges widely across history and subjects, from physics and evolution to psychology, language, and art A butterfly is like another butterfly. A butterfly is also like a leaf and at the same time like a pape…

  • Absentees - On Variously Missing Persons

    Absentees - On Variously Missing Persons
    av Daniel Heller-roazen

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781942130475

    An intellectually adventurous account of the role of nonpersons that explores their depiction in literature and challenges how they are defined in philosophy, law, and anthropology In thirteen interlocking chapters, Absentees explores the role of t…

  • The Accursed Share

    The Accursed Share
    av Georges Bataille

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299113

    Most Anglo-American readers know Bataille as a novelist. The Accursed Share provides an excellent introduction to Bataille the philosopher. Here he uses his unique economic theory as the basis for an incisive inquiry into the very nature of civiliza…

  • Undoing the Demos

    Undoing the Demos
    av Wendy Brown

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408536

    Tracing neoliberalism's devastating erosions of democratic principles, practices, and cultures. Neoliberal rationality-ubiquitous today in statecraft and the workplace, in jurisprudence, education, and culture-remakes everything and everyone in the…

  • Undoing the Demos

    Undoing the Demos
    av Wendy Brown

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408543

    Tracing neoliberalism's devastating erosions of democratic principles, practices, and cultures. Neoliberal rationality-ubiquitous today in statecraft and the workplace, in jurisprudence, education, and culture-remakes everything and everyone in the…

  • Into the White

    Into the White
    av Christopher P. Heuer

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781942130147

    How the far North offered a different kind of terra incognitafor the Renaissance imagination.European narratives of the Atlantic New World tell stories of people and things: strange flora, wondrous animals, sun-drenched populations for Europeans to…

  • Bergsonism

    Bergsonism
    av Gilles Deleuze

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299076

    Examines the philosophy of Henri Bergson, explains his concepts of duration, memory, and elan vital, and discusses the influence of science on Bergson

  • Perspective as Symbolic Form

    Perspective as Symbolic Form
    av Erwin Panofsky

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299533

    Erwin Panofsky's Perspective as Symbolic Form is one of the great works of modern intellectual history, the legendary text that has dominated all art historical and philosophical discussions on the topic of perspective in this century. Finally avail…

  • Masochism

    Masochism
    av Gilles Deleuze

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299557

    In his stunning essay, Coldness and Cruelty, Gilles Deleuze provides a rigorous and informed philosophical examination of the work of the late 19th-century German novelist Leopold von Sacher-Masoch. Deleuze's essay, certainly the most profound study…

  • Walled States, Waning Sovereignty

    Walled States, Waning Sovereignty
    av Wendy Brown

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408031

    A prize-winning examination of why nation-states wall themselves off despite widespread proclamations of global connectedness.Why do walls marking national boundaries proliferate amid widespread proclamations of global connectedness and despite anti…

  • Walled States, Waning Sovereignty

    Walled States, Waning Sovereignty
    av Wendy Brown

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408086

    Why do nation-states wall themselves off despite widespread proclamations of global connectedness?Why do walls marking national boundaries proliferate amid widespread proclamations of global connectedness and despite anticipation of a world without…

  • Objectivity

    Objectivity
    av Lorraine Daston

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951795

    The emergence of objectivity in the mid-nineteenth-century sciences, as revealed through images in scientific atlases-a story of how lofty epistemic ideals fuse with workaday practices.Objectivity has a history, and it is full of surprises. In Objec…

  • Family Values

    Family Values
    av Melinda Cooper

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408345

    An investigation of the roots of the alliance between free-market neoliberals and social conservatives.Why was the discourse of family values so pivotal to the conservative and free-market revolution of the 1980s and why has it continued to exert su…

  • Historical Grammar of the Visual Arts

    Historical Grammar of the Visual Arts
    av Alois Riegl

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951467

    The first English translation of one of the earliest and most brilliant art-historical surveys, from one of the greatest modern art historians Alois Riegl (1858-1905) was one of the greatest modern art historians. The most important member of the so…

  • Forensic Architecture

    Forensic Architecture
    av Eyal Weizman

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408871

    A new form of investigative practice that uses architecture as an optical device to investigate armed conflicts and environmental destruction.In recent years, the group Forensic Architecture began using novel research methods to undertake a series o…

  • Forensic Architecture

    Forensic Architecture
    av Eyal Weizman

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408864

    A new form of investigative practice that uses architecture as an optical device to investigate armed conflicts and environmental destruction.In recent years, the group Forensic Architecture began using novel research methods to undertake a series o…

  • The Civil Contract of Photography

    The Civil Contract of Photography
    av Ariella Azoulay

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951894

    An argument that anyone can pursue political agency and resistance through photography, even those with flawed or nonexistent citizenship.In this compelling work, Ariella Azoulay reconsiders the political and ethical status of photography. Describin…

  • Christian Materiality

    Christian Materiality
    av Caroline Walker Bynum

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408116

    Late Medieval Christianity's encounter with miraculous materials viewed in the context of changing conceptions of matter itself.In the period between 1150 and 1550, an increasing number of Christians in western Europe made pilgrimage to places where…

  • Dissimilar Similitudes - Devotional Objects in Late Medieval Europe

    Dissimilar Similitudes - Devotional Objects in Late Medieval Europe
    av Caroline Bynum

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781942130376

    From an acclaimed historian, a mesmerizing account of how medieval European Christians envisioned the paradoxical nature of holy objects Between the twelfth and the sixteenth centuries, European Christians used in worship a plethora of objects, not…

  • The Claude Glass

    The Claude Glass
    av Arnaud Maillet

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951481

    A study of a largely forgotten optical device and its relation to notions of opacity, transparency, and imagination.In this first full-length study of a largely forgotten optical device from the eighteenth century, Arnaud Maillet reconfigures our hi…

  • The Claude Glass

    The Claude Glass
    av Arnaud Maillet

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951474

    A study of a largely forgotten optical device and its relation to notions of opacity, transparency, and imagination.In this first full-length study of a largely forgotten optical device from the eighteenth century, Arnaud Maillet reconfigures our hi…

  • A Thousand Years of Nonlinear History

    A Thousand Years of Nonlinear History
    av Manuel De Landa

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299328

    More than a simple expository history, A Thousand Years of Nonlinear History sketches the outlines of a renewed materialist philosophy of history in the tradition of Fernand Braudel, Gilles Deleuze, and Felix Guattari, while also engaging the critic…

  • The Accursed Share, Volumes II & III

    The Accursed Share, Volumes II & III
    av Georges Bataille

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299212

    The three volumes of The Accursed Share address what Georges Bataille sees as the paradox of utility: namely, if being useful means serving a further end, then the ultimate end of utility can only be uselessness. The first volume of The Accursed Sha…

  • Society Against the State

    Society Against the State
    av Pierre Clastres

    Pocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299014

    "The thesis is radical," writes Marshall Sahlins of this landmark text in anthropology and political science. "We conventionally define the state as the regulation of violence; it may be the origin of it. Clastres's thesis is that economic expropria…

  • Making Noise

    Making Noise
    av Hillel Schwartz

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408123

    Listening across millennia, a cultural historian explores the process by which noise today has become as powerfully metaphorical-and intriguing-as the original Babel.When did the "silent deeps" become cacophonous and galaxies begin to swim in a sea…

  • Who Are You?

    Who Are You?
    av Valentin Groebner

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951726

    The prehistory of modern passport and identification technologies: the documents, seals, and stamps, that could document and transform their owner's identity.Who are you? And how can you prove it? How were individuals described and identified in the…

  • Pure Immanence

    Pure Immanence
    av Gilles Deleuze

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951252

    Essays by Gilles Deleuze on the search for a new empiricism.The essays in this book present a complex theme at the heart of the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze, what in his last writing he called simply "a life." They capture a problem that runs throug…

  • Solitary Sex

    Solitary Sex
    av Thomas W Laqueur

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951337

    A historical account of masturbation as a moral issue and cultural taboo.At a time when almost any victimless sexual practice has its public advocates and almost every sexual act is fit for the front page, the easiest, least harmful, and most univer…

  • Dark Tongues

    Dark Tongues
    av Daniel Heller-Roazen

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408338

    An exploration of secret languages, moving among hermetic artificial tongues as diverse as criminal jargons and divine speech.Dark Tongues constitutes a sustained exploration of a perplexing fact that has never received the attention it deserves. Wh…

  • Publics and Counterpublics

    Publics and Counterpublics
    av Michael Warner

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951290

    An investigation of how the idea of a public as a central fiction of modern life informs our literature, politics, and culture.Most of the people around us belong to our world not directly, as kin or comrades, but as strangers. How do we recognize t…

  • Pornotopia

    Pornotopia
    av Paul B. Preciado

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408499

    Design objects, bachelor pads, and multimedia rotating beds as expressions of the relationships among architecture, gender, and sexuality.Published for the first time in 1953, Playboy became not only the first pornographic popular magazine in Americ…

  • Beyond the Dream Syndicate

    Beyond the Dream Syndicate
    av Branden W. Joseph

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951863

    Examining Tony Conrad's collaborative interactions as a guiding thread by which to investigate the contiguous networks and discursive interconnections in 1960s art.Tony Conrad has significantly influenced cultural developments from minimalism to und…

  • Beyond the Dream Syndicate

    Beyond the Dream Syndicate
    av Branden W. Joseph

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951870

    Examining Tony Conrad's collaborative interactions as a guiding thread by which to investigate the contiguous networks and discursive interconnections in 1960s art.Tony Conrad has significantly influenced cultural developments from minimalism to und…

  • Bob Dylan - How the Songs Work

    Bob Dylan - How the Songs Work
    av Timothy Hampton

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781942130369

    A career-spanning account of the artistry and politics of Bob Dylan's songwriting Bob Dylan's reception of the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature has elevated him beyond the world of popular music, establishing him as a major modern artist. However, un…

  • Bob Dylan's Poetics

    Bob Dylan's Poetics
    av Timothy Hampton

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781942130154

    A close examination of Bob Dylan's songs that locates his transgressive style within a long history of modern (and modernist) art.The 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature recognized Bob Dylan as a major modern artist, elevating his work beyond the world o…

  • The Chinese Pleasure Book

    The Chinese Pleasure Book
    av Michael Nylan

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781942130130

    An examination of pleasure-short-term delight and the cultivation of longer-term satisfaction-in early Chinese thought.In The Chinese Pleasure Book, Michael Nylan takes up one of the most important themes in Chinese thought: the relation of pleasura…

  • The Society of the Spectacle

    The Society of the Spectacle
    av Guy Debord

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299793

    For the first time, Guy Debord's pivotal work Society of the Spectacle appears in a definitive and authoritative English translation. Originally published in France in 1967, Society of the Spectacle offered a set of radically new propositions about…

  • Metamorphosis and Identity

    Metamorphosis and Identity
    av Caroline Walker Bynum

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951238

    An exploration of the roles of metamorphosis and hybridity in the establishment of personal identity, with particular emphasis on the twelfth and thirteenth centuries.The four studies in this book center on the Western obsession with the nature of p…

  • Metamorphosis and Identity

    Metamorphosis and Identity
    av Caroline Walker Bynum

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951221

    An exploration of the roles of metamorphosis and hybridity in the establishment of personal identity, with particular emphasis on the twelfth and thirteenth centuries.The four studies in this book center on the Western obsession with the nature of p…

  • Remnants of Auschwitz

    Remnants of Auschwitz
    av Giorgio Agamben

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951177

    A philosophical study of the testimony of the survivors of Auschwitz.In this book the Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben looks closely at the literature of the survivors of Auschwitz, probing the philosophical and ethical questions raised by their…

  • Death and the Idea of Mexico

    Death and the Idea of Mexico
    av Claudio Lomnitz

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951542

    The history of Mexico's fearless intimacy with death-the elevation of death to the center of national identity.Death and the Idea of Mexico is the first social, cultural, and political history of death in a nation that has made death its tutelary si…

  • La Jetee

    La Jetee
    av Chris Marker

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299663

    Images and script (in both French and English) from one of the greatest experimental films ever made by a master of the form."This book version of La Jetee is, to my mind, astonishingly beautiful. It brings a total freshness to the work and a new wa…

  • The Organism

    The Organism
    av Kurt Goldstein

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299960

    Foreword by Oliver Sacks Kurt Goldstein (1878-1965) was already an established neuropsychologist when he emigrated from Germany to the United States in the 1930s. This book, his magnum opus and widely regarded as a modern classic in psychology and b…

  • The Organism

    The Organism
    av Kurt Goldstein

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299977

    Foreword by Oliver Sacks Kurt Goldstein (1878-1965) was already an established neuropsychologist when he emigrated from Germany to the United States in the 1930s. This book, his magnum opus and widely regarded as a modern classic in psychology and b…

  • Defaced

    Defaced
    av Valentin Groebner

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951382

    Understanding late medieval pictorial representations of violence.Destroyed faces, dissolved human shapes, invisible enemies: violence and anonymity go hand in hand. The visual representation of extreme physical violence makes real people nameless e…

  • Defaced

    Defaced
    av Valentin Groebner

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951375

    Understanding late medieval pictorial representations of violence.Destroyed faces, dissolved human shapes, invisible enemies: violence and anonymity go hand in hand. The visual representation of extreme physical violence makes real people nameless e…

  • Echolalias

    Echolalias
    av Daniel Heller-Roazen

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951504

    A far-reaching philosophical investigation into the persistence and disappearance of speech, in individuals and in linguistic communities.Just as speech can be acquired, so can it be lost. Speakers can forget words, phrases, even entire languages th…

  • A Society without Fathers or Husbands

    A Society without Fathers or Husbands
    av Cai Hua

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951139

    A fascinating account of the Na society, which functions without the institution of marriage.The Na of China, farmers in the Himalayan region, live without the institution of marriage. Na brothers and sisters live together their entire lives, sharin…

  • A Society without Fathers or Husbands

    A Society without Fathers or Husbands
    av Cai Hua

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951122

    A fascinating account of the Na society, which functions without the institution of marriage.The Na of China, farmers in the Himalayan region, live without the institution of marriage. Na brothers and sisters live together their entire lives, sharin…

  • The Cradle of Humanity

    The Cradle of Humanity
    av Georges Bataille

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951559

    A radically interdisciplinary inquiry into the origins of human consciousness, community, and potential.The Cradle of Humanity: Prehistoric Art and Culture collects essays and lectures by Georges Bataille spanning 30 years of research in anthropolog…

  • The Cradle of Humanity

    The Cradle of Humanity
    av Georges Bataille

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951566

    A radically interdisciplinary inquiry into the origins of human consciousness, community, and potential.The Cradle of Humanity: Prehistoric Art and Culture collects essays and lectures by Georges Bataille spanning 30 years of research in anthropolog…

  • The Poetic Structure of the World

    The Poetic Structure of the World
    av Fernand Hallyn

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299618

    The Poetic Structure of the World is a major reconsideration of a crucial turning point in Western thought and culture: the heliocentric revolution of Copernicus and Kepler. Fernand Hallyn treats the work of these two figures not simply in terms of…

  • The Masters of Truth in Archaic Greece

    The Masters of Truth in Archaic Greece
    av Marcel Detienne

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299861

    The acclaimed French classicist Marcel Detienne's first book traces the odyssey of "truth," aletheia, from mytho-religious concept to philosophical thought in archaic Greece. Detienne begins by examining how truth in Greek literature first emerges a…

  • Nongovernmental Politics

    Nongovernmental Politics

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951757

    The past, present, and future prospects of nongovernmental politics-political activism that withdraws from traditional government but not from the politics associated with governing.To be involved in politics without aspiring to govern, without seek…

  • Nongovernmental Politics

    Nongovernmental Politics

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951740

    The past, present, and future prospects of nongovernmental politics-political activism that withdraws from traditional government but not from the politics associated with governing.To be involved in politics without aspiring to govern, without seek…

  • Your Money or Your Life

    Your Money or Your Life
    av Jacques Le Goff

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299151

    Discusses medieval economic thought, centering on the belief that usury was immoral and unnatural

  • Rated Agency

    Rated Agency
    av Michel Feher

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781942130123

    The extraordinary shift in conduct and orientation-among companies, governments, and individuals-generated by financialization.The hegemony of finance compels a new orientation for everyone and everything: companies care more about the moods of thei…

  • Academic Freedom after September 11

    Academic Freedom after September 11

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951610

    Essays on the challenges to academic freedom posed by post-9/11 political interventions and the growing commercialization of knowledge.Are the attacks on academic freedom after 9/11 a passing storm, or do they represent a structural shift that under…

  • Academic Freedom after September 11

    Academic Freedom after September 11

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951627

    Essays on the challenges to academic freedom posed by post-9/11 political interventions and the growing commercialization of knowledge.Are the attacks on academic freedom after 9/11 a passing storm, or do they represent a structural shift that under…

  • Race and Representation

    Race and Representation

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299496

    An exploration of one of the most debated-and divisive-issues in American society today.Why has affirmative action become the lightning rod for conflicts over racial inequality in the United States? Have color-blind legal and political doctrines int…

  • The Enemy of All

    The Enemy of All
    av Daniel Heller-Roazen

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951948

    The philosophical genealogy of a remarkable antagonist: the pirate, the key to the contemporary paradigm of the universal foe.The pirate is the original enemy of humankind. As Cicero famously remarked, there are certain enemies with whom one may neg…

  • The Visual and the Visionary

    The Visual and the Visionary
    av Jeffrey F. Hamburger

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299458

    A bew interpretation of the role of the visual arts in the spiritual lives of women in late medieval monastic communities.The Visual and the Visionary adds a new dimension to the study of female spirituality, with its nuanced account of the changing…