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  • In Over Our Heads

    In Over Our Heads
    av Robert Kegan

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674445888

    If contemporary culture were a school, with all the tasks and expectations meted out by modern life as its curriculum, would anyone graduate? In the spirit of a sympathetic teacher, Robert Kegan guides us through this tricky curriculum, assessing th…

  • The Bridge

    The Bridge
    av Thane Gustafson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674987951

    A noted expert on Russian energy argues that despite Europe's geopolitical rivalries, natural gas and deals based on it unite Europe's nations in mutual self-interest.Three decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the breakup of the Soviet empi…

  • Cognitive Development

    Cognitive Development
    av A. R. Luria

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674137325

    Alexander Romanovich Luria, one of the most influential psychologists of the twentieth century, is best known for his pioneering work on the development of language and thought, mental retardation, and the cortical organization of higher mental proc…

  • The Logic of Collective Action

    The Logic of Collective Action
    av Mancur Olson

    Häftad - 1974 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674537514

    This book develops an original theory of group and organizational behavior that cuts across disciplinary lines and illustrates the theory with empirical and historical studies of particular organizations. Applying economic analysis to the subjects o…

  • 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…

  • A Natural History of Human Thinking

    A Natural History of Human Thinking
    av Michael Tomasello

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674986831

    A Wall Street Journal Favorite Read of the Year A Guardian Top Science Book of the Year Tool-making or culture, language or religious belief: ever since Darwin, thinkers have struggled to identify what fundamentally differentiates human beings from…

  • A Natural History of Human Thinking

    A Natural History of Human Thinking
    av Michael Tomasello

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674724778

    Tool-making or culture, language or religious belief: ever since Darwin, thinkers have struggled to identify what fundamentally differentiates human beings from other animals. In this much-anticipated book, Michael Tomasello weaves his twenty years…

  • Spacefarers

    Spacefarers
    av Christopher Wanjek

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674984486

    A wry and compelling take on the who, how, and why of near-future colonies in space. From bone-whittling microgravity to eye-popping profits, the risks and rewards of space settlement have never been so close at hand. More than fifty years after the…

  • The Great Reversal

    The Great Reversal
    av Thomas Philippon

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674237544

    In this much-anticipated book, a leading economist argues that many key problems of the American economy are due not to the flaws of capitalism or the inevitabilities of globalization but to the concentration of corporate power. By lobbying against…

  • What the Best College Teachers Do

    What the Best College Teachers Do
    av Ken Bain

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674013254

    What makes a great teacher great? Who are the professors students remember long after graduation? This book, the conclusion of a fifteen-year study of nearly one hundred college teachers in a wide variety of fields and universities, offers valuable…

  • Not Enough

    Not Enough
    av Samuel Moyn

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674241398

    The age of human rights has been kindest to the rich. Even as state violations of political rights garnered unprecedented attention due to human rights campaigns, a commitment to material equality disappeared. In its place, economic liberalization h…

  • Not Enough

    Not Enough
    av Samuel Moyn

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674737563

    "Samuel Moyn breaks new ground in examining the relationship between human rights and economic fairness. If we don't address the growing global phenomenon of economic inequality, the human rights movement as we know it cannot survive or flourish." -…

  • Creating Public Value

    Creating Public Value
    av Mark H. Moore

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674175587

    A seminal figure in the field of public management, Mark Moore presents his summation of fifteen years of research, observation, and teaching about what public sector executives should do to improve the performance of public enterprises. Useful for…

  • Countertraditions in the Bible

    Countertraditions in the Bible
    av Ilana Pardes

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674175457

    In this eye-opening book, llana Pardes explores the tense dialogue between dominant patriarchal discourses of the Bible and counter female voices. Pardes studies women's plots and subplots, dreams and pursuits, uncovering the diverse and at times co…

  • 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…

  • The Alchemy of Race and Rights

    The Alchemy of Race and Rights
    av Patricia J. Williams

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674014718

    Looks at racism in America, describes examples of its everyday occurrence, and discusses its implications for the practice and teaching of law

  • The Return of Martin Guerre

    The Return of Martin Guerre
    av Natalie Zemon Davis

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674766914

    The clever peasant Arnaud du Tilh had almost persuaded the learned judges at the Parlement of Toulouse when, on a summer's day in 1560, a man swaggered into the court on a wooden leg, denounced Arnaud, and reestablished his claim to the identity, pr…

  • Reading Wittgenstein with Anscombe, Going On to Ethics

    Reading Wittgenstein with Anscombe, Going On to Ethics
    av Cora Diamond

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674051683

    In Reading Wittgenstein with Anscombe, Going On to Ethics, Cora Diamond follows two major European philosophers as they think about thinking, as well as about our ability to respond to thinking that has miscarried or gone astray. Acting as both witn…

  • Before Color Prejudice

    Before Color Prejudice
    av Frank M., Jr. Snowden

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674063815

    In this richly illustrated account of black-white contacts from the Pharaohs to the Caesars, Frank Snowden demonstrates that the ancients did not discriminate against blacks because of their color.For three thousand years Mediterranean whites interm…

  • The Anatomy of Disgust

    The Anatomy of Disgust
    av William Ian Miller

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674031555

    William Miller embarks on an alluring journey into the world of disgust, showing how it brings order and meaning to our lives even as it horrifies and revolts us. Our notion of the self, intimately dependent as it is on our response to the excretion…

  • Has Feminism Changed Science?

    Has Feminism Changed Science?
    av Londa Schiebinger

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674005440

    Do women do science differently? And how about feminists--male or female? The answer to this fraught question, carefully set out in this provocative book, will startle and enlighten every faction in the "science wars."Has Feminism Changed Science? i…

  • History, Theory, Text

    History, Theory, Text
    av Elizabeth A. Clark

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674015845

    In this work of sweeping erudition, one of our foremost historians of early Christianity considers a variety of theoretical critiques to examine the problems and opportunities posed by the ways in which history is written. Elizabeth Clark argues for…

  • A Failure of Capitalism

    A Failure of Capitalism
    av Richard A. Posner

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674060395

    The financial and economic crisis that began in 2008 is the most alarming of our lifetime because of the warp-speed at which it is occurring. How could it have happened, especially after all that we've learned from the Great Depression? Why wasn't i…

  • A Fire in Their Hearts

    A Fire in Their Hearts
    av Tony Michels

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674032439

    In a compelling history of the Jewish community in New York during four decades of mass immigration, Tony Michels examines the defining role of the Yiddish socialist movement in the American Jewish experience. The movement, founded in the 1880s, was…

  • The Number of the Heavens

    The Number of the Heavens
    av Tom Siegfried

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674975880

    The award-winning former editor of Science News shows that one of the most fascinating and controversial ideas in contemporary cosmology-the existence of multiple parallel universes-has a long and divisive history that continues to this day.We often…

  • Famous Women

    Famous Women
    av Giovanni Boccaccio

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674003477

    After the composition of the Decameron, and under the influence of Petrarch's humanism, Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375) devoted the last decades of his life to compiling encyclopedic works in Latin. Among them is "Famous Women", the first collection…

  • Is There a Text in This Class?

    Is There a Text in This Class?
    av Stanley Fish

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674467262

    Stanley Fish is one of America's most stimulating literary theorists. In this book, he undertakes a profound reexamination of some of criticism's most basic assumptions. He penetrates to the core of the modern debate about interpretation, explodes n…

  • The Law of Peoples

    The Law of Peoples
    av John Rawls

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674005426

    This book consists of two parts: "The Law of Peoples," a major reworking of a much shorter article by the same name published in 1993, and the essay "The Idea of Public Reason Revisited," first published in 1997. Taken together, they are the culmina…

  • Freedom

    Freedom
    av Annelien De Dijn

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674988330

    The invention of modern freedom-the equating of liberty with restraints on state power-was not the natural outcome of such secular Western trends as the growth of religious tolerance or the creation of market societies. Rather, it was propelled by a…

  • Notes on the Synthesis of Form

    Notes on the Synthesis of Form
    av Christopher Alexander

    Häftad - 1974 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674627512

    "These notes are about the process of design: the process of inventing things which display new physical order, organization, form, in response to function." This book, opening with these words, presents an entirely new theory of the process of desi…

  • Interpretation and Social Criticism

    Interpretation and Social Criticism
    av Michael Walzer

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674459717

    What do social critics do? I How do they go about doing it? Where do their principles come from? How do critics establish their distance from the people and institutions they criticize?Michael Walzer addresses these problems in succinct and engaging…

  • The Nature of Fear

    The Nature of Fear
    av Daniel T. Blumstein

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674916487

    A leading expert in animal behavior takes us into the wild to better understand and manage our fears. Fear, honed by millions of years of natural selection, kept our ancestors alive. Whether by slithering away, curling up in a ball, or standing stil…

  • A Treatise on the Family

    A Treatise on the Family
    av Gary S. Becker

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674906990

    Imagine each family as a kind of little factory-a multiperson unit producing meals, health, skills, children, and self-esteem from market goods and the time, skills, and knowledge of its members. This is only one of the remarkable concepts explored…

  • Demons and the Making of the Monk

    Demons and the Making of the Monk
    av David Brakke

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674018754

    Demons--whether in embodied form or as inward temptation--make vivid appearances in early Christian monastic literature. In this finely written study of demonology and Christian spirituality in fourth- and fifth-century Egypt, David Brakke examines…

  • 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…

  • When More Is Not Better

    When More Is Not Better
    av Roger L. Martin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781647820060

    American democratic capitalism is in danger. How can we save it?For its first two hundred years, the American economy exhibited truly impressive performance. The combination of democratically elected governments and a capitalist system worked, with…

  • 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…

  • Admiral Bill Halsey

    Admiral Bill Halsey
    av Thomas Alexander Hughes

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674049635

    William Halsey was the most famous naval officer of World War II. His fearlessness in carrier raids against Japan, his steely resolve at Guadalcanal, and his impulsive blunder at the Battle of Leyte Gulf made him the ?Patton of the Pacific? and soli…

  • The Price of Democracy

    The Price of Democracy
    av Julia Cage

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674987289

    Why and how systems of political financing and representation in Europe and North America give outsized influence to the wealthy and undermine democracy, and what we can do about it. One person, one vote. In theory, everyone in a democracy has equal…

  • The Nazi-Fascist New Order for European Culture

    The Nazi-Fascist New Order for European Culture
    av Benjamin G. Martin

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674545748

    Following France's crushing defeat in June 1940, the Nazis moved forward with plans to reorganize a European continent now largely under Hitler's heel. While Germany's military power would set the agenda, several among the Nazi elite argued that per…

  • Chains of Opportunity

    Chains of Opportunity
    av Harrison C White

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674437197

  • The Histories, Volume I

    The Histories, Volume I
    av Laonikos Chalkokondyles

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674599185

    Among Greek histories of the fall of Constantinople in 1453, the work of Laonikos (ca. 1430-ca. 1465) has by far the broadest scope. Born to a leading family of Athens under Florentine rule, he was educated in the Classics at Mistra by the Neoplaton…

  • Roman History, Volume I

    Roman History, Volume I
    av Appian

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674996472

    Appian (Appianus) is among our principal sources for the history of the Roman Republic, particularly in the 2nd and 1st centuries BC, and sometimes our only source, as for the Third Punic War and the destruction of Carthage. Born circa AD 95, Appian…

  • The Age of Addiction

    The Age of Addiction
    av David T. Courtwright

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674737372

    From a leading expert on addiction, a provocative, singularly authoritative history of how sophisticated global businesses have targeted the human brain's reward centers, driving us to addictions ranging from oxycodone to Big Macs to Assassin's Cree…

  • Enlightenment, Revolution, and Romanticism

    Enlightenment, Revolution, and Romanticism
    av Frederick C. Beiser

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674418967

  • The China Questions

    The China Questions

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674237520

    "Cuts through the cacophony of information, misinformation, and nonsense on China that circulates in our modern world to give us reliable answers to crucial questions... Should be on the shelf of anyone seeking to understand this fast-rising superpo…

  • The China Questions

    The China Questions

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674979406

    Many books offer information about China, but few make sense of what is truly at stake. The questions addressed in this unique volume provide a window onto the challenges China faces today and the uncertainties its meteoric ascent on the global hori…

  • Why Do Men Barbecue?

    Why Do Men Barbecue?
    av Richard A. Shweder

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674011359

    Why do American children sleep alone instead of with their parents? Why do middle-aged Western women yearn for their youth, while young wives in India look forward to being middle-aged? In these provocative essays, one of the most brilliant advocate…

  • The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar

    The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar
    av Helen Vendler

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674736566

    One of our foremost commentators on poetry examines the work of a broad range of nineteenth- and twentieth-century English, Irish, and American poets. The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar gathers two decades' worth of Helen Vendler's essays, book re…

  • The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar

    The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar
    av Helen Vendler

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674984080

    A Times Higher Education Book of the Week One of our foremost commentators on poetry examines the work of a broad range of nineteenth- and twentieth-century English, Irish, and American poets. The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar gathers two decades…

  • The Ecology of Human Development

    The Ecology of Human Development
    av Urie Bronfenbrenner

    Häftad - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674224575

    Here is a book that challenges the very basis of the way psychologists have studied child development. According to Urie Bronfenbrenner, one of the world's foremost developmental psychologists, laboratory studies of the child's behavior sacrifice to…

  • An Inquiry into Modes of Existence

    An Inquiry into Modes of Existence
    av Bruno Latour

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674984028

    Over the past twenty-five years, Bruno Latour has developed a research protocol different from the actor-network theory with which his name is now associated-a research protocol that follows the different types of connectors that provide specific tr…

  • Wild Men in the Middle Ages

    Wild Men in the Middle Ages
    av Richard Bernheimer

    Inbunden - 1952 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674730151

  • Value-Focused Thinking

    Value-Focused Thinking
    av Ralph L. Keeney

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674931985

    The standard way of thinking about decisions is backwards, says Ralph Keeney: people focus first on identifying alternatives rather than on articulating values. A problem arises and people react, placing the emphasis on mechanics and fixed choices i…