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  • Marxism and Literary Criticism

    Marxism and Literary Criticism
    av Terry Eagleton

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415285841

    Is Marx relevant any more? Why should we care what he wrote? What difference could it make to our reading of literature? Terry Eagleton, one of the foremost critics of our generation, has some answers in this wonderfully clear and readable analysis.…

  • Stigmata

    Stigmata
    av Helene Cixous

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415345453

    A 'wilful extremist' according to the London Times, Helene Cixous is hailed as one of the most formidable writers and thinkers of our time. Acclaimed by luminaries such as Jacques Derrida, her writing has nonetheless been misunderstood and misread,…

  • Stigmata

    Stigmata
    av Helene Cixous

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138171022

    A 'wilful extremist' according to the London Times, Helene Cixous is hailed as one of the most formidable writers and thinkers of our time. Acclaimed by luminaries such as Jacques Derrida, her writing has nonetheless been misunderstood and misread,…

  • The Making and Breaking of Affectional Bonds

    The Making and Breaking of Affectional Bonds
    av John Bowlby

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415354813

    Helping both parents and psychologists to arrive at a better understanding of the inner emotional world of the infant, this selection of key lectures by Bowlby includes the seminal one that gives the volume its title. Informed by wide clinical exper…

  • The Making and Breaking of Affectional Bonds

    The Making and Breaking of Affectional Bonds
    av John Bowlby

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138834583

    Helping both parents and psychologists to arrive at a better understanding of the inner emotional world of the infant, this selection of key lectures by Bowlby includes the seminal one that gives the volume its title. Informed by wide clinical exper…

  • The Course of German History

    The Course of German History
    av A. J. P. Taylor

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415254052

    One of A.J.P. Taylor's best-known books, The Course of German History is a notoriously idiosyncratic work. Composed in his famously witty style, yet succinct to the point of sharpness, this is one of the great historian's finest, if more controversi…

  • The Course of German History

    The Course of German History
    av A. J. P. Taylor

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415255585

    One of A.J.P. Taylor's best-known books, The Course of German History is a notoriously idiosyncratic work. Composed in his famously witty style, yet succinct to the point of sharpness, this is one of the great historian's finest, if more controversi…

  • The Open Society and Its Enemies

    The Open Society and Its Enemies
    av Sir Karl Popper

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415610216

    'If in this book harsh words are spoken about some of the greatest among the intellectual leaders of mankind, my motive is not, I hope, to belittle them. It springs rather from my conviction that, if our civilization is to survive, we must break wi…

  • The Open Society and Its Enemies

    The Open Society and Its Enemies
    av Sir Karl Popper

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138126800

    'If in this book harsh words are spoken about some of the greatest among the intellectual leaders of mankind, my motive is not, I hope, to belittle them. It springs rather from my conviction that, if our civilization is to survive, we must break wi…

  • The Bounds of Sense

    The Bounds of Sense
    av Peter Strawson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138602496

    Peter Strawson (1919-2006) was one of the leading British philosophers of his generation and an influential figure in a golden age for British philosophy between 1950 and 1970. The Bounds of Sense is one of the most influential books ever written ab…

  • The Bounds of Sense

    The Bounds of Sense
    av Peter Strawson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138602489

    Peter Strawson (1919-2006) was one of the leading British philosophers of his generation and an influential figure in a golden age for British philosophy between 1950 and 1970. The Bounds of Sense is one of the most influential books ever written ab…

  • Unpopular Essays

    Unpopular Essays
    av Bertrand Russell

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415473705

    A classic collection of Bertrand Russell's more controversial works, reaffirming his staunch liberal values, Unpopular Essays is one of Russell's most characteristic and self-revealing books. Written to "combat... the growth in Dogmatism", on first…

  • Unpopular Essays

    Unpopular Essays
    av Bertrand Russell

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138170810

    A classic collection of Bertrand Russell's more controversial works, reaffirming his staunch liberal values, Unpopular Essays is one of Russell's most characteristic and self-revealing books. Written to "combat... the growth in Dogmatism", on first…

  • The Fear of Freedom

    The Fear of Freedom
    av Erich Fromm

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415253888

    Erich Fromm sees right to the heart of our contradictory needs for community and for freedom like no other writer before or since. In Fear of Freedom, Fromm warns that the price of community is indeed high, and it is the individual who pays. Fascism…

  • The Occult Philosophy in the Elizabethan Age

    The Occult Philosophy in the Elizabethan Age
    av Frances Yates

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415254090

    It is hard to overestimate the importance of the contribution made by Dame Frances Yates to the serious study of esotericism and the occult sciences. To her work can be attributed the contemporary understanding of the occult origins of much of Weste…

  • Can It Happen Again?

    Can It Happen Again?
    av Hyman P. Minsky

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138641952

    In the winter of 1933, the American financial and economic system collapsed. Since then economists, policy makers and financial analysts throughout the world have been haunted by the question of whether "It" can happen again. In 2008 "It" very nearl…

  • The Pursuit of Signs

    The Pursuit of Signs
    av Jonathan Culler

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415253826

    To gain a deeper understanding of the literary movement that has dominated recent Anglo-American literary criticism, The Pursuit of Signs is a must. In a world increasingly mediated, it offers insights into our ways of consuming texts that are both…

  • A Short History of Ethics

    A Short History of Ethics
    av Alasdair MacIntyre

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415287494

    A Short History of Ethics has over the past thirty years become a key philosophical contribution to studies on morality and ethics. Alasdair MacIntyre writes a new preface for this second edition which looks at the book 'thirty years on' and conside…

  • Principles of Mathematics

    Principles of Mathematics
    av Bertrand Russell

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415487412

    First published in 1903, Principles of Mathematics was Bertrand Russell's first major work in print. It was this title which saw him begin his ascent towards eminence. In this groundbreaking and important work, Bertrand Russell argues that mathemati…

  • Principles of Mathematics

    Principles of Mathematics
    av Bertrand Russell

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138171480

    First published in 1903, Principles of Mathematics was Bertrand Russell's first major work in print. It was this title which saw him begin his ascent towards eminence. In this groundbreaking and important work, Bertrand Russell argues that mathemati…

  • King Solomon's Ring

    King Solomon's Ring
    av Konrad Lorenz

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415267472

    Solomon, the legend goes, had a magic ring which enabled him to speak to the animals in their own language. Konrad Lorenz was gifted with a similar power of understanding the animal world. He was that rare beast, a brilliant scientist who could writ…

  • King Solomon's Ring

    King Solomon's Ring
    av Konrad Lorenz

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415267465

    Solomon, the legend goes, had a magic ring which enabled him to speak to the animals in their own language. Konrad Lorenz was gifted with a similar power of understanding the animal world. He was that rare beast, a brilliant scientist who could writ…

  • Between Man and Man

    Between Man and Man
    av Martin Buber

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415278270

    Scholar, theologian and philosopher, Martin Buber is one of the twentieth century's most influential thinkers. He believed that the deepest reality of human life lies in the relationship between one being and another. Between Man and Man is the clas…

  • Between Man and Man

    Between Man and Man
    av Martin Buber

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415278263

    Scholar, theologian and philosopher, Martin Buber is one of the twentieth century's most influential thinkers. He believed that the deepest reality of human life lies in the relationship between one being and another. Between Man and Man is the clas…

  • Suicide

    Suicide
    av Emile Durkheim

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415278317

    There would be no need for sociology if everyone understood the social frameworks within which we operate. That we do have a connection to the larger picture is largely thanks to the pioneering thinker Emile Durkheim. He recognized that, if anything…

  • Why I am not a Christian

    Why I am not a Christian
    av Bertrand Russell

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415325103

    While its tone is playful and frivolous, this book poses tough questions over the nature of religion and belief. Religion provides comfortable responses to the questions that have always beset humankind - why are we here, what is the point of being…

  • Bertrand Russell's Best

    Bertrand Russell's Best
    av Bertrand Russell

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415473583

    Bertrand Russell was regarded as one of the twentieth century's greatest minds. Well known for his profound knowledge and controversial approach to a myriad of different issues and subjects, his prolific works also exhibited great intellectual wit a…

  • Bertrand Russell's Best

    Bertrand Russell's Best
    av Bertrand Russell

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138131316

    Bertrand Russell was regarded as one of the twentieth century's greatest minds. Well known for his profound knowledge and controversial approach to a myriad of different issues and subjects, his prolific works also exhibited great intellectual wit a…

  • Stone Age Economics

    Stone Age Economics
    av Marshall Sahlins

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138702615

    Since its first publication over forty years ago Marshall Sahlins's Stone Age Economics has established itself as a classic of modern anthropology and arguably one of the founding works of anthropological economics. Ambitiously tackling the nature o…

  • Stone Age Economics

    Stone Age Economics
    av Marshall Sahlins

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138702608

    Since its first publication over forty years ago Marshall Sahlins's Stone Age Economics has established itself as a classic of modern anthropology and arguably one of the founding works of anthropological economics. Ambitiously tackling the nature o…

  • The Constitution of Liberty

    The Constitution of Liberty
    av F. A. Hayek

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415404242

    Working after the war, Hayek's writing was very much against the tide of mainstream Keynesian economic thought. But in the 1970s and 1980s - the eras of Thatcherism and Reaganomics - he was championed as a prophet of neo-liberalism by those who were…

  • The Sovereignty of Good

    The Sovereignty of Good
    av Iris Murdoch

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415255523

    Iris Murdoch once observed: 'philosophy is often a matter of finding occasions on which to say the obvious'. What was obvious to Murdoch, and to all those who read her work, is that Good transcends everything - even God. Throughout her distinguished…

  • On the Nature of the Psyche

    On the Nature of the Psyche
    av C. G. Jung

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415253918

    Jung's discovery of the 'collective unconscious', a psychic inheritance common to all humankind, transformed the understanding of the self and the way we interpret the world. In On the Nature of the Psyche Jung describes this remarkable theory in hi…

  • Philosophical Essays

    Philosophical Essays
    av Bertrand Russell

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415474498

    First published in 1910, Philosophical Essays is one of Bertrand Russell's earliest works and marks an important period in the evolution of thought of one of the world's most influential thinkers. This selection of seven essays displays Russell's in…

  • Philosophical Essays

    Philosophical Essays
    av Bertrand Russell

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138135031

    First published in 1910, Philosophical Essays is one of Bertrand Russell's earliest works and marks an important period in the evolution of thought of one of the world's most influential thinkers. This selection of seven essays displays Russell's in…

  • The Imaginary

    The Imaginary
    av Jean-Paul Sartre

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415567848

    A cornerstone of Sartre's philosophy, The Imaginary was first published in 1940. Sartre had become acquainted with the philosophy of Edmund Husserl in Berlin and was fascinated by his idea of the 'intentionality of consciousness' as a key to the puz…

  • The Imaginary

    The Imaginary
    av Jean-Paul Sartre

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138834484

    A cornerstone of Sartre's philosophy, The Imaginary was first published in 1940. Sartre had become acquainted with the philosophy of Edmund Husserl in Berlin and was fascinated by his idea of the 'intentionality of consciousness' as a key to the puz…

  • Mysticism: Christian and Buddhist

    Mysticism: Christian and Buddhist
    av D.T. Suzuki

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415285865

    If the Western world knows anything about Zen Buddhism, it is down to the efforts of one remarkable man, D.T. Suzuki. The twenty-seven year-old Japanese scholar first visited the West in 1897, and over the course of the next seventy years became the…

  • Mysticism: Christian and Buddhist

    Mysticism: Christian and Buddhist
    av D.T. Suzuki

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415285858

    If the Western world knows anything about Zen Buddhism, it is down to the efforts of one remarkable man, D.T. Suzuki. The twenty-seven year-old Japanese scholar first visited the West in 1897, and over the course of the next seventy years became the…

  • Enlightenment's Wake

    Enlightenment's Wake
    av John Gray

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415424042

    John Gray is the bestselling author of such books as Straw Dogs and Al Qaeda and What it Means to be Modern whichbrought a mainstream readership to a man who was already one of the UK's most well respected thinkers and political theorists.Gray wrote…

  • Enlightenment's Wake

    Enlightenment's Wake
    av John Gray

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138170223

    John Gray is the bestselling author of such books as Straw Dogs and Al Qaeda and What it Means to be Modern whichbrought a mainstream readership to a man who was already one of the UK's most well respected thinkers and political theorists.Gray wrote…

  • Dreams

    Dreams
    av C.G. Jung
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415267410

    Author, psychiatrist and scholar, painter, world traveler, and above all visionary dreamer, Carl Jung was one of the great figures of the twentieth century. A comprehensive compilation of his work on dreams, this popular book is without parallel. Sk…

  • Rethinking History

    Rethinking History
    av Keith Jenkins

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415304436

    History means many things to many people. But finding an answer to the question 'What is history?' is a task few feel equipped to answer. If you want to explore this tantalising subject, where do you start? What are the critical skills you need to b…

  • Rethinking History

    Rethinking History
    av Keith Jenkins

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138127722

    History means many things to many people. But finding an answer to the question 'What is history?' is a task few feel equipped to answer. If you want to explore this tantalising subject, where do you start? What are the critical skills you need to b…

  • The Gift

    The Gift
    av Marcel Mauss

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415267496

    In this, his most famous work, Marcel Mauss presented to the world a book which revolutionized our understanding of some of the basic structures of society. By identifying the complex web of exchange and obligation involved in the act of giving, Mau…

  • Beast and Man

    Beast and Man
    av Mary Midgley

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415289863

    Philosophers have traditionally concentrated on the qualities that make human beings different from other species. In Beast and Man Mary Midgley, one of our foremost intellectuals, stresses continuities. What makes people tick? Largely, she asserts,…

  • Beast and Man

    Beast and Man
    av Mary Midgley

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415289870

    Philosophers have traditionally concentrated on the qualities that make human beings different from other species. In Beast and Man Mary Midgley, one of our foremost intellectuals, stresses continuities. What makes people tick? Largely, she asserts,…

  • The Century of Revolution

    The Century of Revolution
    av Christopher Hill

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415267380

    There is an immense range of books about the English Civil War, but one historian stands head and shoulders above all others for the quality of his work on the subject. In 1961 Christopher Hill first published what has come to be acknowledged as the…

  • The Century of Revolution

    The Century of Revolution
    av Christopher Hill

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415267397

    There is an immense range of books about the English Civil War, but one historian stands head and shoulders above all others for the quality of his work on the subject. In 1961 Christopher Hill first published what has come to be acknowledged as the…

  • Television

    Television
    av Raymond Williams

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138170759

    Television: Technology and Cultural Form was first published in 1974, long before the dawn of multi-channel TV, or the reality and celebrity shows that now pack the schedules. Yet Williams' analysis of television's history, its institutions, program…

  • The Political Unconscious

    The Political Unconscious
    av Fredric Jameson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415287517

    In this ground-breaking and influential study Fredric Jameson explores the complex place and function of literature within culture. At the time Jameson was actually writing the book, in the mid to late seventies, there was a major reaction against d…

  • How the Irish Became White

    How the Irish Became White
    av Noel Ignatiev

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138127777

    '...from time to time a study comes along that truly can be called 'path breaking,' 'seminal,' 'essential,' a 'must read.' How the Irish Became White is such a study.' John Bracey, W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies, University of Ma…

  • The Accumulation of Capital

    The Accumulation of Capital
    av Rosa Luxemburg

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138834613

    Rosa Luxemburg was a revolutionary socialist who fought and died for her beliefs. In January 1919, after being arrested for her involvement in a workers' uprising in Berlin, she was brutally murdered by a group of right-wing soldiers. Her body was r…

  • The Accumulation of Capital

    The Accumulation of Capital
    av Rosa Luxemburg

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415304450

    Rosa Luxemburg was a revolutionary socialist who fought and died for her beliefs. In January 1919, after being arrested for her involvement in a workers' uprising in Berlin, she was brutally murdered by a group of right-wing soldiers. Her body was r…

  • Argonauts of the Western Pacific

    Argonauts of the Western Pacific
    av Bronislaw Malinowski

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138132719

    Bronislaw Malinowski's pathbreaking Argonauts of the Western Pacific is at once a detailed account of exchange in the Melanesian islands and a manifesto of a modernist anthropology. Malinowski argued that the goal of which the ethnographer should ne…

  • Argonauts of the Western Pacific

    Argonauts of the Western Pacific
    av Bronislaw Malinowski

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415738644

    Bronislaw Malinowski's pathbreaking Argonauts of the Western Pacific is at once a detailed account of exchange in the Melanesian islands and a manifesto of a modernist anthropology. Malinowski argued that the goal of which the ethnographer should ne…

  • The Culture Industry

    The Culture Industry
    av Theodor W Adorno

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415255349

    The creation of the Frankfurt School of critical theory in the 1920s saw the birth of some of the most exciting and challenging writings of the twentieth century. It is out of this background that the great critic Theodor Adorno emerged. His finest…

  • The Need for Roots

    The Need for Roots
    av Simone Weil

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415271011

    Hailed by Andre Gide as the patron saint of all outsiders, Simone Weil's short life was ample testimony to her beliefs. In 1942 she fled France along with her family, going firstly to America. She then moved back to London in order to work with de G…

  • The Need for Roots

    The Need for Roots
    av Simone Weil

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415271028

    Hailed by Andre Gide as the patron saint of all outsiders, Simone Weil's short life was ample testimony to her beliefs. In 1942 she fled France along with her family, going firstly to America. She then moved back to London in order to work with de G…

  • England Under the Tudors

    England Under the Tudors
    av G.R. Elton

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138602748

    'Anyone who writes about the Tudor century puts his head into a number of untamed lions' mouths.' G.R. Elton, PrefaceGeoffrey Elton (1921-1994) was one of the great historians of the Tudor period. England Under the Tudors is his major work and an ou…

  • England Under the Tudors

    England Under the Tudors
    av G.R. Elton

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138602731

    'Anyone who writes about the Tudor century puts his head into a number of untamed lions' mouths.' G.R. Elton, PrefaceGeoffrey Elton (1921-1994) was one of the great historians of the Tudor period. England Under the Tudors is his major work and an ou…

  • The Philosophy of Logical Atomism

    The Philosophy of Logical Atomism
    av Bertrand Russell

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138136625

    Logical Atomism is a philosophy that sought to account for the world in all its various aspects by relating it to the structure of the language in which we articulate information. In The Philosophy of Logical Atomism, Bertrand Russell, with input fr…

  • The Philosophy of Logical Atomism

    The Philosophy of Logical Atomism
    av Bertrand Russell

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415474610

    Logical Atomism is a philosophy that sought to account for the world in all its various aspects by relating it to the structure of the language in which we articulate information. In The Philosophy of Logical Atomism, Bertrand Russell, with input fr…

  • Content and Consciousness

    Content and Consciousness
    av Daniel C. Dennett

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138834491

    Content and Consciousness is an original and ground-breaking attempt to elucidate a problem integral to the history of Western philosophical thought: the relationship of the mind and body. In this formative work, Dennett sought to develop a theory o…

  • Content and Consciousness

    Content and Consciousness
    av Daniel C. Dennett

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415567862

    Content and Consciousness is an original and ground-breaking attempt to elucidate a problem integral to the history of Western philosophical thought: the relationship of the mind and body. In this formative work, Dennett sought to develop a theory o…

  • Outlaw Culture

    Outlaw Culture
    av Bell Hooks

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138127586

    According to the Washington Post, no one who cares about contemporary African-American cultures can ignore bell hooks' electrifying feminist explorations. Targeting cultural icons as diverse as Madonna and Spike Lee, Outlaw Culture presents a collec…

  • Outlaw Culture

    Outlaw Culture
    av Bell Hooks

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415389587

    According to the Washington Post, no one who cares about contemporary African-American cultures can ignore bell hooks' electrifying feminist explorations. Targeting cultural icons as diverse as Madonna and Spike Lee, Outlaw Culture presents a collec…

  • Shakespeare's Bawdy

    Shakespeare's Bawdy
    av Eric Partridge

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415254007

    This classic of Shakespeare scholarship begins with a masterly introductory essay analysing and exemplifying the various categories of sexual and non-sexual bawdy expressions and allusions in Shakespeare's plays and sonnets. The main body of the wor…

  • Shakespeare's Bawdy

    Shakespeare's Bawdy
    av Eric Partridge

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415255530

    This classic of Shakespeare scholarship begins with a masterly introductory essay analysing and exemplifying the various categories of sexual and non-sexual bawdy expressions and allusions in Shakespeare's plays and sonnets. The main body of the wor…

  • Reel to Real

    Reel to Real
    av Bell Hooks

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138129511

    Movies matter - that is the message of Reel to Real, bell hooks' classic collection of essays on film. They matter on a personal level, providing us with unforgettable moments, even life-changing experiences and they can confront us, too, with the m…

  • Words and Things

    Words and Things
    av Ernest Gellner

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415345484

    When Ernest Gellner was his early thirties, he took it upon himself to challenge the prevailing philosophical orthodoxy of the day, Linguistic Philosophy. Finding a powerful ally in Bertrand Russell, who provided the foreword for this book, Gellner…

  • Words and Things

    Words and Things
    av Ernest Gellner

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138142367

    When Ernest Gellner was his early thirties, he took it upon himself to challenge the prevailing philosophical orthodoxy of the day, Linguistic Philosophy. Finding a powerful ally in Bertrand Russell, who provided the foreword for this book, Gellner…

  • The Special Theory of Relativity

    The Special Theory of Relativity
    av David Bohm

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138129894

    In these inspiring lectures David Bohm explores Albert Einstein's celebrated Theory of Relativity that transformed forever the way we think about time and space. Yet for Bohm the implications of the theory were far more revolutionary both in scope a…

  • The Special Theory of Relativity

    The Special Theory of Relativity
    av David Bohm

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415404259

    In these inspiring lectures David Bohm explores Albert Einstein's celebrated Theory of Relativity that transformed forever the way we think about time and space. Yet for Bohm the implications of the theory were far more revolutionary both in scope a…

  • The Road to Serfdom

    The Road to Serfdom
    av F. A. Hayek

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415255431

    The Road to Serfdom remains one of the all-time classics of twentieth-century intellectual thought. For over half a century, it has inspired politicians and thinkers around the world, and has had a crucial impact on our political and cultural histor…

  • Aspects of the Feminine

    Aspects of the Feminine
    av C. G. Jung

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415307703

    'Love is a force of destiny whose power reaches from heaven to hell.' So Jung advises while reflecting on 'The Love Problem of a Student', an essay contained in this volume. But it is not just love that Jung speaks of in this book. Taking as its the…

  • What is Literature?

    What is Literature?
    av Jean-Paul Sartre

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415254045

    Jean-Paul Sartre was one of the most important philosophical and political thinkers of the twentieth century. His writings had a potency that was irresistible to the intellectual scene that swept post-war Europe, and have left a vital inheritance to…

  • Sceptical Essays

    Sceptical Essays
    av Bertrand Russell

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415325080

    'These propositions may seem mild, yet, if accepted, they would absolutely revolutionize human life.'With these words Bertrand Russell introduces what is indeed a revolutionary book. Taking as his starting-point the irrationality of the world, he of…