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  • The Social Construction of What?

    The Social Construction of What?
    av Ian Hacking

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674004122

    Lost in the raging debate over the validity of social construction is the question of what, precisely, is being constructed. Facts, gender, quarks, reality? Is it a person? An object? An idea? A theory? Each entails a different notion of social cons…

  • Dying for Time

    Dying for Time
    av Martin Hagglund

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674066328

    Marcel Proust, Virginia Woolf, and Vladimir Nabokov transformed the art of the novel in order to convey the experience of time. Nevertheless, their works have been read as expressions of a desire to transcend time-whether through an epiphany of memo…

  • Never in Anger

    Never in Anger
    av Jean L. Briggs

    Häftad - 1974 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674608283

    Jean Briggs journeyed to the Canadian Northwest Territories in the summer of 1963 to begin a seventeen-month anthropological field study of the small group of Eskimos who live at the mouth of the Back River, northwest of Hudson Bay. Living with an E…

  • Persuasions of the Witch's Craft: Ritual Magic in Contemporary England

    Persuasions of the Witch's Craft: Ritual Magic in Contemporary England
    av T. M. Luhrmann

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674663244

    Profiles the surprising number of otherwise "normal" people who practice magic and witchcraft in England today, detailing how they became involved in witchcraft, the history and tradition of magic, and other fascinating details

  • Mind in Society

    Mind in Society
    av L. S. Vygotsky

    Häftad - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674576292

    The great Russian psychologist L. S. Vygotsky has long been recognized as a pioneer in developmental psychology. But somewhat ironically, his theory of development has never been well understood in the West. Mind in Society should correct much of th…

  • The Evolving Self

    The Evolving Self
    av Robert Kegan

    Häftad - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674272316

    The Evolving Self focuses upon the most basic and universal of psychological problems-the individual's effort to make sense of experience, to make meaning of life. According to Robert Kegan, meaning-making is a lifelong activity that begins in earli…

  • The Hacker and the State

    The Hacker and the State
    av Ben Buchanan

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674987555

    "One of the finest books on information security published so far in this century-easily accessible, tightly argued, superbly well-sourced, intimidatingly perceptive." -Thomas Rid, author of Active Measures "The best examination I have read of how i…

  • The Great Convergence

    The Great Convergence
    av Richard Baldwin

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674237841

    An Economist Best Book of the YearA Financial Times Best Economics Book of the YearA Fast Company "7 Books Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says You Need To Lead Smarter" SelectionThe nature of globalization has changed but our thinking about globalizati…

  • Failure to Disrupt

    Failure to Disrupt
    av Justin Reich

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674089044

    A leader in educational technology separates truth from hype, explaining what tech can-and can't-do to transform our classrooms. Proponents of large-scale learning have boldly promised that technology can disrupt traditional approaches to schooling,…

  • The People vs. Democracy

    The People vs. Democracy
    av Yascha Mounk

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674237681

    A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice "Everyone worried about the state of contemporary politics should read this book." -Anne-Marie Slaughter "A trenchant survey from 1989, with its democratic euphoria, to the current map of autocratic striv…

  • Salsa Dancing into the Social Sciences

    Salsa Dancing into the Social Sciences
    av Kristin Luker

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674048218

    "You might think that dancing doesn't have a lot to do with social research, and doing social research is probably why you picked this book up in the first place. But trust me. Salsa dancing is a practice as well as a metaphor for a kind of research…

  • In a Different Voice

    In a Different Voice
    av Carol Gilligan

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674970960

    This is the little book that started a revolution, making women's voices heard, in their own right and with their own integrity, for virtually the first time in social scientific theorizing about women. Its impact was immediate and continues to this…

  • Art of Rhetoric

    Art of Rhetoric
    av Aristotle

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674997325

    Aristotle (384-322 BC), the great Greek thinker, researcher, and educator, ranks among the most important and influential figures in the history of philosophy, theology, and science. He joined Plato's Academy in Athens in 367 and remained there for…

  • Automating the News

    Automating the News
    av Nicholas Diakopoulos

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674976986

    From hidden connections in big data to bots spreading fake news, journalism is increasingly computer-generated. An expert in computer science and media explains the present and future of a world in which news is created by algorithm.Amid the push fo…

  • Neutron Stars

    Neutron Stars
    av Katia Moskvitch

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674919358

    The astonishing science of neutron stars and the stories of the scientists who study them. Neutron stars are as bewildering as they are elusive. The remnants of exploded stellar giants, they are tiny, merely twenty kilometers across, and incredibly…

  • Ugly Feelings

    Ugly Feelings
    av Sianne Ngai

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674024090

    Envy, irritation, paranoia--in contrast to powerful and dynamic negative emotions like anger, these non-cathartic states of feeling are associated with situations in which action is blocked or suspended. In her examination of the cultural forms to w…

  • Colors of the Mind

    Colors of the Mind
    av Angus Fletcher

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674334137

    Angus Fletcher is one of our finest theorists of the arts, the heir to I. A. Richards, Erich Auerbach, Northrop Frye. This, his grandest book since the groundbreaking "Allegory" of 1964, aims to open another field of study: how thought--the act, th…

  • The Mind of a Mnemonist

    The Mind of a Mnemonist
    av A. R. Luria

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674576223

    This study explores the inner world of a rare human phenomenon-a man who was endowed with virtually limitless powers of memory. From his intimate knowledge of S., the mnemonist, gained from conversations and testing over a period of almost thirty ye…

  • The Ethics of Authenticity

    The Ethics of Authenticity
    av Charles Taylor

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674987692

    Everywhere we hear talk of decline, of a world that was better once, maybe fifty years ago, maybe centuries ago, but certainly before modernity drew us along its dubious path. While some lament the slide of Western culture into relativism and nihili…

  • Permanent Revolution

    Permanent Revolution
    av James Simpson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674987135

    How did the Reformation, which initially promoted decidedly illiberal positions, end up laying the groundwork for Western liberalism?The English Reformation began as an evangelical movement driven by an unyielding belief in predestination, intoleran…

  • Language of Thought

    Language of Thought
    av Jerry A. Fodor

    Pocket - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674510302

    In a compelling defense of the speculative approach to the philosophy of mind, Jerry Fodor argues that, while our best current theories of cognitive psychology view many higher processes as computational, computation itself presupposes an internal m…

  • World Philology

    World Philology

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674052864

    Philology-the discipline of making sense of texts-is enjoying a renaissance within academia after decades of neglect. World Philology charts the evolution of philology across the many cultures and historical time periods in which it has been practic…

  • Do Muslim Women Need Saving?

    Do Muslim Women Need Saving?
    av Lila Abu-Lughod

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674088269

    Frequent reports of honor killings, disfigurement, and sensational abuse have given rise to a consensus in the West, a message propagated by human rights groups and the media: Muslim women need to be rescued. Lila Abu-Lughod boldly challenges this c…

  • Do Muslim Women Need Saving?

    Do Muslim Women Need Saving?
    av Lila Abu-Lughod

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674725164

    Frequent reports of honor killings, disfigurement, and sensational abuse have given rise to a consensus in the West, a message propagated by human rights groups and the media: Muslim women need to be rescued. Lila Abu-Lughod boldly challenges this c…

  • The Greek Anthology, Volume I: Book 1: Christian Epigrams. Book 2: Description of the Statues in the Gymnasium of Zeuxippus. Book 3: Epigrams in the Temple of Apollonis at Cyzicus. Book 4: Prefaces to

    The Greek Anthology, Volume I: Book 1: Christian Epigrams. Book 2: Description of the Statues in the Gymnasium of Zeuxippus. Book 3: Epigrams in the Temple of Apollonis at Cyzicus. Book 4: Prefaces to

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674996885

    The Greek Anthology contains some 4,500 short Greek poems in the sparkling and diverse genre of epigram, written by more than a hundred poets and collected over many centuries. To the original collection, called The Garland (Stephanus) by its contri…

  • Martin Heidegger

    Martin Heidegger
    av Rudiger Safranski

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674387102

    One of the century's greatest philosophers, without whom there would be no Sartre, no Foucault, no Frankfurt School, Martin Heidegger was also a man of great failures and flaws, a Faustus who made a pact with the devil of his time, Adolf Hitler. The…

  • The Lesser Declamations, Volume I

    The Lesser Declamations, Volume I
    av Quintilian

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674996182

    "The Lesser Declamations", dating perhaps from the 2nd Century A.D. and attributed to Quintilian, might more accurately be described as emanating from 'the school of Quintilian'. The collection - here made available for the first time in translation…

  • Necessary Angels

    Necessary Angels
    av Robert Alter

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674606630

    In four chapters, Robert Alter explains the prismlike radiance created by the association of three modern masters, Franz Kafka, Walter Benjamin, and Gershom Scholem. The volume pinpoints the intersections of these divergent witnesses to the modern c…

  • The Devil's Music

    The Devil's Music
    av Randall J. Stephens

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674980846

    When rock 'n' roll emerged in the 1950s, ministers denounced it from their pulpits and Sunday school teachers warned of the music's demonic origins. The big beat, said Billy Graham, was "ever working in the world for evil." Yet by the early 2000s Ch…

  • Understanding Privacy

    Understanding Privacy
    av Daniel J. Solove

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674035072

    Privacy is one of the most important concepts of our time, yet it is also one of the most elusive. As rapidly changing technology makes information increasingly available, scholars, activists, and policymakers have struggled to define privacy, with…

  • Bored, Lonely, Angry, Stupid

    Bored, Lonely, Angry, Stupid
    av Luke Fernandez

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674244726

    "Technologies have been shaping [our] emotional culture for more than a century, argue computer scientist Luke Fernandez and historian Susan Matt in this original study. Marshalling archival sources and interviews, they trace how norms (say, around…

  • Bored, Lonely, Angry, Stupid

    Bored, Lonely, Angry, Stupid
    av Luke Fernandez

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674983700

    This wide-ranging account of our emotional responses to technologies, from the telegram to Instagram, shows that technology changes not only how we feel, but what our feelings mean.Facebook makes us lonely. Selfies breed narcissism. On Twitter and c…

  • The Lesser Declamations, Volume II

    The Lesser Declamations, Volume II
    av Quintilian

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674996199

    "The Lesser Declamations", dating perhaps from the 2nd Century A.D. and attributed to Quintilian, might more accurately be described as emanating from 'the school of Quintilian'. The collection - here made available for the first time in translation…

  • Does Ethics Have a Chance in a World of Consumers?

    Does Ethics Have a Chance in a World of Consumers?
    av Zygmunt Bauman

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674033511

    Zygmunt Bauman is one of the most admired social thinkers of our time. Once a Marxist sociologist, he has surrendered the narrowness of both Marxism and sociology, and dares to write in language that ordinary people can understand-about problems the…

  • The Consolation of Philosophy

    The Consolation of Philosophy
    av Boethius

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674048355

    In this highly praised new translation of Boethius's The Consolation of Philosophy, David R. Slavitt presents a graceful, accessible, and modern version for both longtime admirers of one of the great masterpieces of philosophical literature and thos…

  • Imagined Futures

    Imagined Futures
    av Jens Beckert

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674088825

    In a capitalist system, consumers, investors, and corporations orient their activities toward a future that contains opportunities and risks. How actors assess uncertainty is a problem that economists have tried to solve through general equilibrium…

  • Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly

    Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly
    av Judith Butler

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674983984

    A Times Higher Education Book of the Week Judith Butler elucidates the dynamics of public assembly under prevailing economic and political conditions, analyzing what they signify and how. Understanding assemblies as plural forms of performative acti…

  • Why We Act

    Why We Act
    av Catherine A. Sanderson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674241831

    Why do good people so often do nothing when a seemingly small action could make a big difference? A pioneering social psychologist explains why moral courage is so rare-and reveals how it can be triggered or trained.We are bombarded every day by rep…

  • Economy and Society

    Economy and Society
    av Max Weber

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674916548

    The definitive new translation of Max Weber's classic work of social theory-arguably the most important book by the foremost social theorist of the twentieth century. Max Weber's Economy and Society is the foundational text for the social sciences o…

  • The Next Billion Users

    The Next Billion Users
    av Payal Arora

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674983786

    A digital anthropologist examines the online lives of millions of people in China, India, Brazil, and across the Middle East-home to most of the world's internet users-and discovers that what they are doing is not what we imagine.New-media pundits o…

  • The Scientific Method

    The Scientific Method
    av Henry M. Cowles

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674976191

    The surprising history of the scientific method-from an evolutionary account of thinking to a simple set of steps-and the rise of psychology in the nineteenth century. The idea of a single scientific method, shared across specialties and teachable t…

  • Metternich

    Metternich
    av Wolfram Siemann

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674743922

    A compelling new biography that recasts the most important European statesman of the first half of the nineteenth century, famous for his alleged archconservatism, as a friend of realpolitik and reform, pursuing international peace.Metternich has a…

  • Science in Action

    Science in Action
    av Bruno Latour

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674792913

    Science and technology have immense authority and influence in our society, yet their working remains little understood. The conventional perception of science in Western societies has been modified in recent years by the work of philosophers, socio…

  • Early Greek Philosophy, Volume I

    Early Greek Philosophy, Volume I

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674996540

    The fragments and testimonia of the early Greek philosophers (often labeled the Presocratics) have always been not only a fundamental source for understanding archaic Greek culture and ancient philosophy but also a perennially fresh resource that ha…

  • Psychophysiology

    Psychophysiology
    av Kenneth Hugdahl

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674005617

    In our high-speed culture, terms like "stressed-out," "Type-A personality," "biofeedback," and "relaxation response" have become commonplaces. More than ever before, we are aware of the relationship between our mental and emotional states and our ph…

  • France in the Enlightenment

    France in the Enlightenment
    av Daniel Roche

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674001992

    A panorama of a whole civilization, a world on the verge of cataclysm, unfolds in this work by Daniel Roche. The text brings the Old Regime to life by showing how its institutions operated and how they were understood by the people who worked within…

  • The Discovery of Global Warming

    The Discovery of Global Warming
    av Spencer R. Weart

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674031890

    In 2001 an international panel of distinguished climate scientists announced that the world was warming at a rate without precedent during at least the last ten millennia, and that warming was caused by the buildup of greenhouse gases from human act…

  • Converts to the Real

    Converts to the Real
    av Edward Baring

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674988378

    In the most wide-ranging history of phenomenology since Herbert Spiegelberg's The Phenomenological Movement over fifty years ago, Baring uncovers a new and unexpected force-Catholic intellectuals-behind the growth of phenomenology in the early twent…

  • Eyewitness Testimony

    Eyewitness Testimony
    av Elizabeth F. Loftus

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674287778

    Every year hundreds of defendants are convicted on little more than the say-so of a fellow citizen. Although psychologists have suspected for decades that an eyewitness can be highly unreliable, new evidence leaves no doubt that juries vastly overes…

  • Basic Income

    Basic Income
    av Philippe Van Parijs

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674237469

    "Powerful as well as highly engaging-a brilliant book."-Amartya SenA Times Higher Education Book of the WeekIt may sound crazy to pay people whether or not they're working or even looking for work. But the idea of providing an unconditional basic in…

  • Basic Income

    Basic Income
    av Philippe Van Parijs

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674052284

    It may sound crazy to pay people an income whether or not they are working or looking for work. But the idea of providing an unconditional basic income to every individual, rich or poor, active or inactive, has been advocated by such major thinkers…

  • Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor

    Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor
    av Rob Nixon

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674072343

    The violence wrought by climate change, toxic drift, deforestation, oil spills, and the environmental aftermath of war takes place gradually and often invisibly. Using the innovative concept of "slow violence" to describe these threats, Rob Nixon fo…

  • Islam and the Future of Tolerance

    Islam and the Future of Tolerance
    av Sam Harris

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674241480

    "A civil but honest dialogue...As illuminating as it is fascinating." -Ayaan Hirsi Ali Is Islam a religion of peace or war? Is it amenable to reform? Why do so many Muslims seem to be drawn to extremism? And what do words like jihadism and fundament…

  • Islam and the Future of Tolerance

    Islam and the Future of Tolerance
    av Sam Harris

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674088702

    In this short book, Sam Harris and Maajid Nawaz invite you to join an urgently needed conversation: Is Islam a religion of peace or war? Is it amenable to reform? Why do so many Muslims seem drawn to extremism? What do words like Islamism, jihadism,…