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  • The Way of Nature

    The Way of Nature
    av Zhuangzi

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691179742

    A delightfully illustrated selection of the great Daoist writings of Zhuangzi by bestselling cartoonist C. C. TsaiC. C. Tsai is one of Asia's most popular cartoonists, and his editions of the Chinese classics have sold more than 40 million copies in…

  • Republic.com 2.0

    Republic.com 2.0
    av Cass R. Sunstein

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691143286

    What happens to democracy and free speech if people use the Internet to listen and speak only to the like-minded? What is the benefit of the Internet's unlimited choices if citizens narrowly filter the information they receive? Cass Sunstein first a…

  • How to Die: An Ancient Guide to the End of Life

    How to Die: An Ancient Guide to the End of Life
    av Seneca

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175577

    Timeless wisdom on death and dying from the celebrated Stoic philosopher SenecaIt takes an entire lifetime to learn how to die, wrote the Roman Stoic philosopher Seneca (c. 4 BC-65 AD). He counseled readers to study death always, and took his own ad…

  • The Real Analysis Lifesaver

    The Real Analysis Lifesaver
    av Raffi Grinberg

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691172934

    Real analysis is difficult. For most students, in addition to learning new material about real numbers, topology, and sequences, they are also learning to read and write rigorous proofs for the first time. The Real Analysis Lifesaver is an innovativ…

  • Shamanism

    Shamanism
    av Mircea Eliade

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691119427

    First published in 1951, Shamanism soon became the standard work in the study of this mysterious and fascinating phenomenon. Writing as the founder of the modern study of the history of religion, Romanian emigre--scholar Mircea Eliade (1907-1986) su…

  • How to Be a Friend: An Ancient Guide to True Friendship

    How to Be a Friend: An Ancient Guide to True Friendship
    av Marcus Tullius Cicero

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691177199

    A splendid new translation of one of the greatest books on friendship ever writtenIn a world where social media, online relationships, and relentless self-absorption threaten the very idea of deep and lasting friendships, the search for true friends…

  • The Voice, The Word, The Books

    The Voice, The Word, The Books
    av F. E. Peters

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691131122

    Jews, Christians, and Muslims all believe that their Scriptures preserve God's words to humanity, and that those words were spoken uniquely to them. In The Voice, the Word, the Books, F. E. Peters leads readers on an extraordinary journey through ce…

  • The Expanding Circle

    The Expanding Circle
    av Peter Singer

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150697

    What is ethics? Where do moral standards come from? Are they based on emotions, reason, or some innate sense of right and wrong? For many scientists, the key lies entirely in biology - especially in Darwinian theories of evolution and self-preservat…

  • Venomous Snakes of the World

    Venomous Snakes of the World
    av Mark O'Shea

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150239

    Feared, revered, and often misunderstood, venomous snakes have been a source of legend and nightmare since time immemorial. In this comprehensive volume, author Mark O'Shea has combined expertly written, in-depth descriptions of the world's common a…

  • In the Shadow of Justice: Postwar Liberalism and the Remaking of Political Philosophy

    In the Shadow of Justice: Postwar Liberalism and the Remaking of Political Philosophy
    av Katrina Forrester

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691163086

    A forceful, encyclopedic study.--Michael Eric Dyson, New York Times A history of how political philosophy was recast by the rise of postwar liberalism and irrevocably changed by John Rawls's A Theory of Justice In the Shadow of Justice tells the st…

  • Irrationality: A History of the Dark Side of Reason

    Irrationality: A History of the Dark Side of Reason
    av Justin E. H. Smith

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178677

    A fascinating history that reveals the ways in which the pursuit of rationality often leads to an explosion of irrationality It's a story we can't stop telling ourselves. Once, humans were benighted by superstition and irrationality, but then the Gr…

  • On Human Nature

    On Human Nature
    av Roger Scruton

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168753

    A brief, radical defense of human uniqueness from acclaimed philosopher Roger ScrutonIn this short book, acclaimed writer and philosopher Roger Scruton presents an original and radical defense of human uniqueness. Confronting the views of evolutiona…

  • The Arab Winter: A Tragedy

    The Arab Winter: A Tragedy
    av Noah Feldman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691194929

    A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice Why the conventional wisdom about the Arab Spring is wrong The Arab Spring promised to end dictatorship and bring self-government to people across the Middle East. Yet everywhere except Tunisia it led to…

  • Cannibal Island: Death in a Siberian Gulag

    Cannibal Island: Death in a Siberian Gulag
    av Nicolas Werth

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691130835

    During the spring of 1933, Stalin's police rounded up nearly one hundred thousand people as part of the Soviet regime's cleansing of Moscow and Leningrad and deported them to Siberia. Many of the victims were sent to labor camps, but ten thousand of…

  • Provincializing Europe

    Provincializing Europe
    av Dipesh Chakrabarty

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691130019

    First published in 2000, Dipesh Chakrabarty's influential Provincializing Europe addresses the mythical figure of Europe that is often taken to be the original site of modernity in many histories of capitalist transition in non-Western countries. Th…

  • On the Currency of Egalitarian Justice, and Other Essays in Political Philosophy

    On the Currency of Egalitarian Justice, and Other Essays in Political Philosophy
    av G. A. Cohen

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691148717

    G. A. Cohen was one of the most gifted, influential, and progressive voices in contemporary political philosophy. At the time of his death in 2009, he had plans to bring together a number of his most significant papers. This is the first of three vo…

  • Metrics at Work: Journalism and the Contested Meaning of Algorithms

    Metrics at Work: Journalism and the Contested Meaning of Algorithms
    av Angele Christin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175232

    The starkly different ways that American and French online news companies respond to audience analytics and what this means for the future of news When the news moved online, journalists suddenly learned what their audiences actually liked, through…

  • After Hegel

    After Hegel
    av Frederick C. Beiser

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173719

    Histories of German philosophy in the nineteenth century typically focus on its first half--when Hegel, idealism, and Romanticism dominated. By contrast, the remainder of the century, after Hegel's death, has been relatively neglected because it has…

  • Calling Philosophers Names: On the Origin of a Discipline

    Calling Philosophers Names: On the Origin of a Discipline
    av Christopher Moore

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691195056

    An original and provocative book that illuminates the origins of philosophy in ancient Greece by revealing the surprising early meanings of the word philosopherCalling Philosophers Names provides a groundbreaking account of the origins of the term p…

  • The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious

    The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious
    av C. G. Jung

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691018331

    Essays which state the fundamentals of Jung's psychological system: On the Psychology of the Unconscious and The Relations Between the Ego and the Unconscious, with their original versions in an appendix.

  • The Scientist's Guide to Writing

    The Scientist's Guide to Writing
    av Stephen B. Heard

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691170220

    The ability to write clearly is critical to any scientific career. The Scientist's Guide to Writing provides practical advice to help scientists become more effective writers so that their ideas have the greatest possible impact. Drawing on his own…

  • Digging Up Armageddon: The Search for the Lost City of Solomon

    Digging Up Armageddon: The Search for the Lost City of Solomon
    av Eric H. Cline

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166322

    A vivid portrait of the early years of biblical archaeology from the acclaimed author of 1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed In 1925, James Henry Breasted, famed Egyptologist and director of the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago…

  • The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales

    The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales
    av Maria Tatar

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691182995

    Murder, mutilation, cannibalism, infanticide, and incest: the darker side of classic fairy tales is the subject of this groundbreaking and intriguing study of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm's Nursery and Household Tales. This expanded edition includes a ne…

  • Mostly Harmless Econometrics

    Mostly Harmless Econometrics
    av Joshua D. Angrist

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691120355

    The core methods in today's econometric toolkit are linear regression for statistical control, instrumental variables methods for the analysis of natural experiments, and differences-in-differences methods that exploit policy changes. In the modern…

  • After Victory

    After Victory
    av G. John Ikenberry

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691169217

    The end of the Cold War was a "big bang" reminiscent of earlier moments after major wars, such as the end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815 and the end of the World Wars in 1919 and 1945. Here John Ikenberry asks the question, what do states that win w…

  • How to Do Ecology

    How to Do Ecology
    av Richard Karban

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691161761

    Most books and courses in ecology cover facts and concepts but don't explain how to actually do ecological research. How to Do Ecology provides nuts-and-bolts advice on organizing and conducting a successful research program. This one-of-a-kind book…

  • Dreams

    Dreams
    av C. G. Jung, Sonu Shamdasani, R. F. C. Hull

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150482

    Dream analysis is a distinctive and foundational part of analytical psychology, the school of psychology founded by C. G. Jung and his successors. This volume collects Jung's most insightful contributions to the study of dreams and their meaning. Th…

  • Chicago Price Theory

    Chicago Price Theory
    av Sonia Jaffe, Robert Minton, Casey B. Mulligan

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691192970

    An authoritative textbook based on the legendary economics course taught at the University of ChicagoPrice theory is a powerful analytical toolkit for measuring, explaining, and predicting human behavior in the marketplace. This incisive textbook pr…

  • Blue: The History of a Color

    Blue: The History of a Color
    av Michel Pastoureau

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691181363

    A beautifully illustrated visual and cultural history of the color blue throughout the agesBlue has had a long and topsy-turvy history in the Western world. The ancient Greeks scorned it as ugly and barbaric, but most Americans and Europeans now cit…

  • The Making of Europe: Conquest, Colonization, and Cultural Change, 950-1350

    The Making of Europe: Conquest, Colonization, and Cultural Change, 950-1350
    av Robert Bartlett

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691037806

    From our twentieth-century perspective, we tend to think of the Europe of the past as a colonizer, a series of empires that conquered lands beyond their borders and forced European cultural values on other peoples. This provocative book shows that E…

  • Comparing the Literatures: Literary Studies in a Global Age

    Comparing the Literatures: Literary Studies in a Global Age
    av David Damrosch

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691134994

    From a leading figure in comparative literature, a major new survey of the field that points the way forward for a discipline undergoing rapid changes Literary studies are being transformed today by the expansive and disruptive forces of globalizati…

  • Why Nationalism

    Why Nationalism
    av Yael Tamir

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691190105

    Why nationalism is a permanent political force--and how it can be harnessed once again for liberal ends Around the world today, nationalism is back--and it's often deeply troubling. Populist politicians exploit nationalism for authoritarian, chauvin…

  • The Dangerous Snakes of Africa

    The Dangerous Snakes of Africa
    av Stephen Spawls, Bill Branch

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691207926

    The definitive reference guide to all of Africa's venomous and dangerous snakes Africa is home to several hundred snake species, including some of the world's most dangerous. The Dangerous Snakes of Africa is an indispensable guide to all 137 of the…

  • Birds of Peru

    Birds of Peru
    av Thomas S. Schulenberg, Douglas F. Stotz, Daniel F. Lane

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691130231

    Birds of Peru is the most complete and authoritative field guide to this diverse, neotropical landscape. It features every one of Peru's 1,817 bird species and shows the distinct plumages of each in 307 superb, high-quality color plates. Concise des…

  • The Life of Animals in Japanese Art

    The Life of Animals in Japanese Art

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691191164

    A sweeping exploration of animals in Japanese art and culture across sixteen centuriesFew countries have devoted as much artistic energy to the depiction of animal life as Japan. Drawing upon the country's unique spiritual heritage, rich literary tr…

  • The Great Mother

    The Great Mother
    av Erich Neumann

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166070

    This landmark book explores the Great Mother as a primordial image of the human psyche. Here the renowned analytical psychologist Erich Neumann draws on ritual, mythology, art, and records of dreams and fantasies to examine how this archetype has be…

  • The Notebooks

    The Notebooks
    av Jean-Michel Basquiat

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167893

    Brooklyn-born Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-88) was one of the most important artists of the 1980s. A key figure in the New York art scene, he inventively explored the interplay between words and images throughout his career, first as a member of SAMO,…

  • Yellow: The History of a Color

    Yellow: The History of a Color
    av Michel Pastoureau

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691198255

    From the acclaimed author of Blue, a beautifully illustrated history of yellow from antiquity to the present In this richly illustrated book, Michel Pastoureau--a renowned authority on the history of color and the author of celebrated volumes on blu…

  • Economic Forecasting

    Economic Forecasting
    av Graham Elliott, Allan Timmermann

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691140131

    Economic forecasting involves choosing simple yet robust models to best approximate highly complex and evolving data-generating processes. This poses unique challenges for researchers in a host of practical forecasting situations, from forecasting b…

  • Science as Social Knowledge

    Science as Social Knowledge
    av Helen E. Longino

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691020518

    Conventional wisdom has it that the sciences, properly pursued, constitute a pure, value-free method of obtaining knowledge about the natural world. In light of the social and normative dimensions of many scientific debates, Helen Longino finds that…

  • Nature

    Nature
    av Geerat J. Vermeij

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691127934

    From humans to hermit crabs to deep water plankton, all living things compete for locally limiting resources. This universal truth unites three bodies of thought--economics, evolution, and history--that have developed largely in mutual isolation. He…

  • Hope and Memory: Lessons from the Twentieth Century

    Hope and Memory: Lessons from the Twentieth Century
    av Tzvetan Todorov

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691171425

    Both a political history and a moral critique of the twentieth century, this is a personal and impassioned book from one of Europe's most outstanding intellectuals. Identifying totalitarianism as the major innovation of the twentieth century, Tzveta…

  • Sofonisba's Lesson: A Renaissance Artist and Her Work

    Sofonisba's Lesson: A Renaissance Artist and Her Work
    av Michael Cole

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691198323

    The formation and career of the first major woman artist of the Renaissance Sofonisba Anguissola (ca. 1535-1625) was the daughter of minor Lombard aristocrats who made the unprecedented decision to have her trained as a painter outside the family ho…

  • Hot Molecules, Cold Electrons: From the Mathematics of Heat to the Development of the Trans-Atlantic Telegraph Cable

    Hot Molecules, Cold Electrons: From the Mathematics of Heat to the Development of the Trans-Atlantic Telegraph Cable
    av Paul J. Nahin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691191720

    An entertaining mathematical exploration of the heat equation and its role in the triumphant development of the trans-Atlantic telegraph cableHeat, like gravity, shapes nearly every aspect of our world and universe, from how milk dissolves in coffee…

  • Beating the Odds

    Beating the Odds
    av Justin Yifu Lin

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691192338

    How poor countries can ignite economic growth without waiting for global action or the creation of ideal local conditionsCountries that ignite a process of rapid economic growth almost always do so while lacking what experts say are the essential pr…

  • Beating the Odds

    Beating the Odds
    av Justin Yifu Lin, Celestin Monga, Justin Yifu Lin

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691176055

    How poor countries can ignite economic growth without waiting for global action or the creation of ideal local conditions Contrary to conventional wisdom, countries that ignite a process of rapid economic growth almost always do so while lacking wha…

  • How to Think about War: An Ancient Guide to Foreign Policy

    How to Think about War: An Ancient Guide to Foreign Policy
    av Thucydides

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691190150

    An accessible modern translation of essential speeches from Thucydides's History that takes readers to the heart of his profound insights on diplomacy, foreign policy, and warWhy do nations go to war? What are citizens willing to die for? What justi…

  • Quantitative Risk Management: Concepts, Techniques and Tools - Revised Edition

    Quantitative Risk Management: Concepts, Techniques and Tools - Revised Edition
    av Alexander J. McNeil, Rüdiger Frey, Paul Embrechts

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166278

    This book provides the most comprehensive treatment of the theoretical concepts and modelling techniques of quantitative risk management. Whether you are a financial risk analyst, actuary, regulator or student of quantitative finance, Quantitative R…

  • Answer to Job

    Answer to Job
    av C. G. Jung, Sonu Shamdasani, R. F. C. Hull

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150475

    Considered one of Jung's most controversial works, Answer to Job also stands as Jung's most extensive commentary on a biblical text. Here, he confronts the story of the man who challenged God, the man who experienced hell on earth and still did not…

  • Sick Souls, Healthy Minds: How William James Can Save Your Life

    Sick Souls, Healthy Minds: How William James Can Save Your Life
    av John Kaag

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691192161

    From the celebrated author of American Philosophy: A Love Story and Hiking with Nietzsche, a compelling introduction to the life-affirming philosophy of William James In 1895, William James, the father of American philosophy, delivered a lecture ent…

  • A Pocket Guide to Sharks of the World

    A Pocket Guide to Sharks of the World
    av David A. Ebert, Sarah Fowler, Marc Dando

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691165998

    Sharks are some of the most misunderstood animals on the planet. We still have a lot to learn about these fascinating creatures, which are more seriously threatened with extinction and in greater need of conservation and management than any other ma…