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  • The Most Important Thing Illuminated: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor

    The Most Important Thing Illuminated: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor
    av Howard Marks

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231162845

    Howard Marks's The Most Important Thing distilled the investing insight of his celebrated client memos into a single volume and, for the first time, made his time-tested philosophy available to general readers. In this edition, Marks's wisdom is joi…

  • The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor

    The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor
    av Howard Marks

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231153683

    "This is that rarity, a useful book."--Warren Buffett Howard Marks, the chairman and cofounder of Oaktree Capital Management, is renowned for his insightful assessments of market opportunity and risk. After four decades spent ascending to the top of…

  • Why Civil Resistance Works

    Why Civil Resistance Works
    av Erica Chenoweth

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231156837

    For more than a century, from 1900 to 2006, campaigns of nonviolent resistance were more than twice as effective as their violent counterparts in achieving their stated goals. By attracting impressive support from citizens, whose activism takes the…

  • Why Civil Resistance Works

    Why Civil Resistance Works
    av Erica Chenoweth, Maria J. Stephan, Erica Chenoweth

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231156820

    For more than a century, from 1900 to 2006, campaigns of nonviolent resistance were more than twice as effective as their violent counterparts in achieving their stated goals. By attracting impressive support from citizens, whose activism takes the…

  • The Age of Sustainable Development

    The Age of Sustainable Development
    av Jeffrey D. Sachs

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231173155

    Jeffrey D. Sachs is one of the world's most perceptive and original analysts of global development. In this major new work he presents a compelling and practical framework for how global citizens can use a holistic way forward to address the seeming…

  • What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars

    What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars
    av Jim Paul, Brendan Moynihan

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231164689

    Jim Paul's meteoric rise took him from a small town in Northern Kentucky to governor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, yet he lost it all-his fortune, his reputation, and his job-in one fatal attack of excessive economic hubris. In this honest, fr…

  • Dangerous Trade

    Dangerous Trade
    av Jennifer Erickson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231170970

    The United Nations's groundbreaking Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), which went into effect in 2014, sets legally binding standards to regulate global arms exports and reflects the growing concerns toward the significant role that small and major convention…

  • In the Ruins of Neoliberalism

    In the Ruins of Neoliberalism
    av Wendy Brown

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231193856

    Across the West, hard-right leaders are surging to power on platforms of ethno-economic nationalism, Christianity, and traditional family values. Is this phenomenon the end of neoliberalism or its monstrous offspring? In the Ruins of Neoliberalism c…

  • Charlie Munger

    Charlie Munger
    av Tren Griffin

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231170994

    Charlie Munger, Berkshire Hathaway's visionary vice chairman and Warren Buffett's indispensable financial partner, has outperformed market indexes again and again, and he believes any investor can do the same. His notion of "elementary, worldly wisd…

  • Emancipation After Hegel: Achieving a Contradictory Revolution

    Emancipation After Hegel: Achieving a Contradictory Revolution
    av Todd McGowan

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231192705

    Hegel is making a comeback. After the decline of the Marxist Hegelianism that dominated the twentieth century, leading thinkers are rediscovering Hegel's thought as a resource for contemporary politics. What does a notoriously difficult nineteenth-c…

  • Powers of Horror

    Powers of Horror
    av Julia Kristeva

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231053471

    Powers of Horror is an excellent introduction to an aspect of contemporary French literature which has been allowed to become somewhat neglected in the current emphasis on para-philosophical modes of discourse."

  • Research Exposed

    Research Exposed
    av Eszter Hargittai

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231188777

    The era of digital communication provides endless opportunities for the collection and analysis of social data in novel ways. It also presents new and unanticipated challenges, as researchers are often inventing elements of their methodologies on th…

  • Facing the Abyss: American Literature and Culture in the 1940s

    Facing the Abyss: American Literature and Culture in the 1940s
    av George Hutchinson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231163385

    Mythologized as the era of the "good war" and the "Greatest Generation," the 1940s are frequently understood as a more heroic, uncomplicated time in American history. Yet just below the surface, a sense of dread, alienation, and the haunting specter…

  • Friend

    Friend
    av Nam-nyong Paek

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231195614

    Paek Nam-nyong's Friend is a tale of marital intrigue, abuse, and divorce in North Korea. A woman in her thirties comes to a courthouse petitioning for a divorce. As the judge who hears her statement begins to investigate the case, the story unfolds…

  • The Epigenetics Revolution: How Modern Biology Is Rewriting Our Understanding of Genetics, Disease, and Inheritance

    The Epigenetics Revolution: How Modern Biology Is Rewriting Our Understanding of Genetics, Disease, and Inheritance
    av Nessa Carey

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231161176

    Epigenetics can potentially revolutionize our understanding of the structure and behavior of biological life on Earth. It explains why mapping an organism's genetic code is not enough to determine how it develops or acts and shows how nurture combin…

  • Margin of Trust

    Margin of Trust
    av Lawrence Cunningham

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231193900

    Warren Buffett and his company, Berkshire Hathaway, are legendary for their distinctive investing approach. Yet many equally unconventional but less well known aspects of Berkshire's managerial practices and organizational structure are rich with le…

  • The Collapse of Western Civilization

    The Collapse of Western Civilization
    av Naomi Oreskes

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231169547

    The year is 2393, and the world is almost unrecognizable. Clear warnings of climate catastrophe went ignored for decades, leading to soaring temperatures, rising sea levels, widespread drought and-finally-the disaster now known as the Great Collapse…

  • What Kind of Creatures Are We?

    What Kind of Creatures Are We?
    av Noam Chomsky

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231175975

    Noam Chomsky is widely known and deeply admired for being the founder of modern linguistics, one of the founders of the field of cognitive science, and perhaps the most avidly read political theorist and commentator of our time. In these lectures, h…

  • Autism's False Prophets

    Autism's False Prophets
    av Paul A. Offit

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231146371

    A London researcher was the first to assert that the combination measles-mumps-rubella vaccine known as MMR caused autism in children. Following this "discovery," a handful of parents declared that a mercury-containing preservative in several vaccin…

  • Alterity and Transcendence

    Alterity and Transcendence
    av Emmanuel Levinas

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231116510

    Internationally renowned as one of the great French philosophers of the twentieth century, the late Emmanuel Levinas remains a pivotal figure across the humanistic disciplines for his insistence-against the grain of Western philosophical tradition-o…

  • Bookishness: Loving Books in a Digital Age

    Bookishness: Loving Books in a Digital Age
    av Jessica Pressman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231195126

    Twenty-first-century culture is obsessed with books. In a time when many voices have joined to predict the death of print, books continue to resurface in new and unexpected ways. From the proliferation of "shelfies" to Jane Austen-themed leggings an…

  • The Gnostic New Age: How a Countercultural Spirituality Revolutionized Religion from Antiquity to Today

    The Gnostic New Age: How a Countercultural Spirituality Revolutionized Religion from Antiquity to Today
    av April Deconick

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231170765

    Gnosticism is a countercultural spirituality that forever changed the practice of Christianity. Before it emerged in the second century, passage to the afterlife required obedience to God and king. Gnosticism proposed that human beings were manifest…

  • A Survival Guide to the Misinformation Age: Scientific Habits of Mind

    A Survival Guide to the Misinformation Age: Scientific Habits of Mind
    av David Helfand

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231168724

    We live in the Information Age, with billions of bytes of data just two swipes away. Yet how much of this is mis- or even disinformation? A lot of it is, and your search engine can't tell the difference. As a result, an avalanche of misinformation t…

  • Newsmakers

    Newsmakers
    av Francesco Marconi

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231191371

    Will the use of artificial intelligence (AI), algorithms, and smart machines be the end of journalism as we know it-or its savior? In Newsmakers, Francesco Marconi, who has led the development of the Associated Press and Wall Street Journal's use of…

  • Chronicles of My Life

    Chronicles of My Life
    av Donald Keene

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231144414

    "I sometimes think that if, as the result of an accident, I were to lose my knowledge of Japanese, there would not be much left for me. Japanese, which at first had no connection with my ancestors, my literary tastes, or my awareness of myself as a…

  • Artificial Whiteness: Politics and Ideology in Artificial Intelligence

    Artificial Whiteness: Politics and Ideology in Artificial Intelligence
    av Yarden Katz

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231194907

    Dramatic statements about the promise and peril of artificial intelligence for humanity abound, as an industry of experts claims that AI is poised to reshape nearly every sphere of life. Who profits from the idea that the age of AI has arrived? Why…

  • A Short Course in Reading French

    A Short Course in Reading French
    av Celia Brickman

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231156776

    This textbook teaches the basics of French grammar, reinforcing its lessons with exercises and key practice translations. A systematic guide, the volume is a critical companion for university-level students learning to read and translate written Fre…

  • Play Time: Jacques Tati and Comedic Modernism

    Play Time: Jacques Tati and Comedic Modernism
    av Malcolm Turvey

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231193023

    Jacques Tati is widely regarded as one of the greatest postwar European filmmakers. He made innovative and challenging comedies while achieving international box office success and attaining a devoted following. In Play Time, Malcolm Turvey examines…

  • The Seeds of Time

    The Seeds of Time
    av Fredric Jameson

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231080590

    -- The Nation

  • China's Search for Security

    China's Search for Security
    av Andrew J. Nathan, Andrew Scobell, Andrew J. Nathan

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231140508

    Despite its impressive size and population, economic vitality, and drive to upgrade its military, China remains a vulnerable nation surrounded by powerful rivals and potential foes. Understanding China's foreign policy means fully appreciating these…

  • China's Search for Security

    China's Search for Security
    av Andrew J. Nathan

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231140515

    Despite its impressive size and population, economic vitality, and drive to upgrade its military, China remains a vulnerable nation surrounded by powerful rivals and potential foes. Understanding China's foreign policy means fully appreciating these…

  • Sisters of the Cross

    Sisters of the Cross
    av Alexei Remizov

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231185424

    Thirty-year-old Piotr Alekseevich Marakulin lives a contented, if humdrum life as a financial clerk in a Petersburg trading company. He is jolted out of his daily routine when, quite unexpectedly, he is accused of embezzlement and loses his job. Thi…

  • Sisters of the Cross

    Sisters of the Cross
    av Alexei Remizov

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231185431

    Thirty-year-old Piotr Alekseevich Marakulin lives a contented, if humdrum life as a financial clerk in a Petersburg trading company. He is jolted out of his daily routine when, quite unexpectedly, he is accused of embezzlement and loses his job. Thi…

  • Viral Modernism

    Viral Modernism
    av Elizabeth Outka

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231185752

    The influenza pandemic of 1918-1919 took the lives of between 50 and 100 million people worldwide, and the United States suffered more casualties than in all the wars of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries combined. Yet despite these catastroph…

  • Aggregating the News

    Aggregating the News
    av Mark Coddington

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231187312

    Aggregated news fills our social media feeds, our smartphone apps, and our e-mail inboxes. Much of the news that we consume originated elsewhere and has been reassembled, repackaged, and republished from other sources, but how is that news made? Is…

  • Turks, Moors, and Englishmen in the Age of Discovery

    Turks, Moors, and Englishmen in the Age of Discovery
    av Nabil Matar

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231110150

    During the early modern period, hundreds of Turks and Moors traded in English and Welsh ports, dazzled English society with exotic cuisine and Arabian horses, and worked small jobs in London, while the "Barbary Corsairs" raided coastal towns and, if…

  • From Ritual to Record

    From Ritual to Record
    av Allen Guttmann

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231133418

    Originally published in 1978, From Ritual to Record was one of the first books to recognize the importance of sports as a lens on the fundamental structure of societies. In this reissue, Guttmann emphasizes the many ways that modern sports, dramatic…

  • Inside Terrorism

    Inside Terrorism
    av Bruce Hoffman

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231174770

    Bruce Hoffman's Inside Terrorism has remained the seminal work for understanding the historical evolution of terrorism and the terrorist mind-set. In this revised third edition of his classic text, Hoffman analyzes the latest developments in global…

  • Discovering Prices: Auction Design in Markets with Complex Constraints

    Discovering Prices: Auction Design in Markets with Complex Constraints
    av Paul Milgrom

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231175982

    Traditional economic theory studies idealized markets in which prices alone can guide efficient allocation, with no need for central organization. Such models build from Adam Smith's famous concept of an invisible hand, which guides markets and rend…

  • Chaos, Territory, Art

    Chaos, Territory, Art
    av Elizabeth Grosz

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231145190

    Instead of treating art as a unique creation that requires reason and refined taste to appreciate, Elizabeth Grosz argues that art-especially architecture, music, and painting-is born from the disruptive forces of sexual selection. She approaches ar…

  • Chaos, Territory, Art

    Chaos, Territory, Art
    av Elizabeth Grosz

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231145183

    Instead of treating art as a unique creation that requires reason and refined taste to appreciate, Elizabeth Grosz argues that art-especially architecture, music, and painting-is born from the disruptive forces of sexual selection. She approaches ar…

  • Food Is Culture

    Food Is Culture
    av Massimo Montanari

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231137904

    Elegantly written by a distinguished culinary historian, Food Is Culture explores the innovative premise that everything having to do with food-its capture, cultivation, preparation, and consumption-represents a cultural act. Even the "choices" made…

  • Strategic Intuition

    Strategic Intuition
    av William Duggan

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231142694

    How "Aha!" really happens. When do you get your best ideas? You probably answer "At night," or "In the shower," or "Stuck in traffic." You get a flash of insight. Things come together in your mind. You connect the dots. You say to yourself, "Aha! I…

  • Strategic Intuition

    Strategic Intuition
    av William Duggan

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231142687

    How "Aha!" really happens. When do you get your best ideas? You probably answer "At night," or "In the shower," or "Stuck in traffic." You get a flash of insight. Things come together in your mind. You connect the dots. You say to yourself, "Aha! I…

  • The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere

    The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere
    av Judith Butler

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231156462

    The Power of Religion in the Public Sphere represents a rare opportunity to experience a diverse group of preeminent philosophers confronting one pervasive contemporary concern: what role does--or should--religion play in our public lives? Reflectin…

  • Futures Past

    Futures Past
    av Reinhart Koselleck

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231127714

    Modernity in the late eighteenth century transformed all domains of European life -intellectual, industrial, and social. Not least affected was the experience of time itself: ever-accelerating change left people with briefer intervals of time in whi…

  • Forms of Poetic Attention

    Forms of Poetic Attention
    av Lucy Alford

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231187541

    A poem is often read as a set of formal, technical, and conventional devices that generate meaning or affect. However, Lucy Alford suggests that poetic language might be better understood as an instrument for tuning and refining the attention. Ident…

  • Entre Nous

    Entre Nous
    av Emmanuel Levinas

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231079112

    Emmanuel Levinas is one of the most important figures of twentieth-century philosophy. Exerting a profound influence upon such thinkers as Derrida, Lyotard, Blanchot, and Irigaray, Levinas's work bridges several major gaps in the evolution of contin…

  • Nomadic Subjects

    Nomadic Subjects
    av Rosi Braidotti

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231153898

    For more than fifteen years, Nomadic Subjects has guided discourse in continental philosophy and feminist theory, exploring the constitution of contemporary subjectivity, especially the concept of difference within European philosophy and political…

  • Investing: The Last Liberal Art

    Investing: The Last Liberal Art
    av Robert Hagstrom

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231160100

    Robert G. Hagstrom is one of the best-known authors of investment books for general audiences. Turning his extensive experience as a portfolio manager at Legg Mason Capital Management into valuable guidance for professionals and nonprofessionals ali…

  • The Sacred Universe: Earth, Spirituality, and Religion in the Twenty-First Century

    The Sacred Universe: Earth, Spirituality, and Religion in the Twenty-First Century
    av Thomas Berry

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231149525

    A leading scholar, cultural historian, and Catholic priest who spent more than fifty years writing about our engagement with the Earth, Thomas Berry possessed prophetic insight into the rampant destruction of ecosystems and the extinction of species…

  • The Stardom Film

    The Stardom Film
    av Karen McNally

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231184014

    Since the earliest days of the movie industry, Hollywood has mythologized itself through stories of stardom. A female protagonist escapes the confines of rural America in search of freedom in a western dream factory; an ambitious, conceited movie id…

  • Narrative and Narration

    Narrative and Narration
    av Warren Buckland

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231181433

    From mainstream blockbusters to art house cinema, narrative and narration are the driving forces that organize a film. Yet attempts to explain these forces are often mired in notoriously complex terminology and dense theory. Warren Buckland provides…

  • Love Letters from Golok

    Love Letters from Golok
    av Holly Gayley

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231180535

    Love Letters from Golok chronicles the courtship between two Buddhist tantric masters, Tare Lhamo (1938-2002) and Namtrul Rinpoche (1944-2011), and their passion for reinvigorating Buddhism in eastern Tibet during the post-Mao era. In fifty-six lett…

  • The Columbia History of Western Philosophy

    The Columbia History of Western Philosophy

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231101295

    Richard Popkin has assembled 63 leading scholars to forge a highly approachable chronological account of the development of Western philosophical traditions. From Plato to Wittgenstein and from Aquinas to Heidegger, this volume provides lively, in-d…