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  • The Power of Creative Destruction

    The Power of Creative Destruction
    av Philippe Aghion

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674971165

    From one of the world's leading economists and his coauthors, a cutting-edge analysis of what drives economic growth and a blueprint for prosperity under capitalism. Crisis seems to follow crisis. Inequality is rising, growth is stagnant, the enviro…

  • 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…

  • The Inner Citadel

    The Inner Citadel
    av Pierre Hadot

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674007079

  • 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…

  • Lines of Descent

    Lines of Descent
    av Kwame Anthony Appiah

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674724914

    W. E. B. Du Bois never felt so at home as when he was a student at the University of Berlin. But Du Bois was also American to his core, scarred but not crippled by the racial humiliations of his homeland. In Lines of Descent, Kwame Anthony Appiah tr…

  • 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…

  • Unflattening

    av Nick Sousanis

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674744431

    The primacy of words over images has deep roots in Western culture. But what if the two are inextricably linked, equal partners in meaning-making? Written and drawn entirely as comics, Unflattening is an experiment in visual thinking. Nick Sousanis…

  • Paris to New York

    Paris to New York
    av Veronique Pouillard

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674237407

    An innovative history of the fashion industry, focusing on the connections between Paris and New York, art and finance, and design and manufacturing. Fashion is one of the most dynamic industries in the world, with an annual retail value of $3 trill…

  • 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…

  • The Animal Estate

    The Animal Estate
    av Harriet Ritvo

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674037076

    Discusses Victorian attitudes towards animals in terms of evolution, class structure, and natural science, and considers breeding, veterinary medicine, pets, and zoos

  • Biophilia

    av Edward O. Wilson

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674074422

    Biophilia is Edward O. Wilson's most personal book, an evocation of his own response to nature and an eloquent statement of the conservation ethic. Wilson argues that our natural affinity for life-biophilia-is the very essence of our humanity and bi…

  • Buddhism & Ecology - The Interconnection of Dharma  & Deeds (Paper)

    Buddhism & Ecology - The Interconnection of Dharma & Deeds (Paper)
    av Mary Evelyn Tucker

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780945454144

    Given the challenges of the environmental crisis, Buddhism's teaching of the interrelatedness of all life forms may be critical to the recovery of human reprocity with nature. In this work, 20 religionists and environmentalists examine Buddhism's un…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Politics of Large Numbers

    The Politics of Large Numbers
    av Alain Desrosieres

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674009691

    Statistics-driven thinking is ubiquitous in modern society. In this ambitious and sophisticated study of the history of statistics, which begins with probability theory in the seventeenth century, Alain Desrosieres shows how the evolution of modern…

  • Stylish Academic Writing

    Stylish Academic Writing
    av Helen Sword

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674064485

    Elegant data and ideas deserve elegant expression, argues Helen Sword in this lively guide to academic writing. For scholars frustrated with disciplinary conventions, and for specialists who want to write for a larger audience but are unsure where t…

  • 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…

  • Only Words

    Only Words
    av Catharine A. MacKinnon

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674639348

    When is rape not a crime? When it's pornography--or so First Amendment law seems to say: in film, a rape becomes "free speech." Pornography, Catharine MacKinnon contends, is neither speech nor free. Pornography, racial and sexual harassment, and hat…

  • Fact, Fiction, and Forecast

    Fact, Fiction, and Forecast
    av Nelson Goodman

    Häftad - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674290716

    Here, in a new edition, is Nelson Goodman's provocative philosophical classic-a book that, according to Science, "raised a storm of controversy" when it was first published in 1954, and one that remains on the front lines of philosophical debate. Ho…

  • Selected Ghazals and Other Poems

    Selected Ghazals and Other Poems
    av Mir Taqi Mir

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674919204

    Mir Muhammad Taqi Mir (1723-1810) is widely regarded as the most accomplished poet in the Urdu language. His massive output-six divans-was produced in Delhi and Lucknow during the high tide of Urdu literary culture. Selected Ghazals and Other Poems…

  • 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…

  • The Omnivorous Mind

    The Omnivorous Mind
    av John S. Allen

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674055728

    In this gustatory tour of human history, John S. Allen demonstrates that the everyday activity of eating offers deep insights into human beings' biological and cultural heritage. We humans eat a wide array of plants and animals, but unlike other omn…

  • Mind in Society

    Mind in Society
    av L. S. Vygotsky

    Häftad - 1980 - 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…

  • Instruments of Desire

    Instruments of Desire
    av Steve Waksman

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674005471

    Around 1930, a group of guitar designers in Southern California fitted instruments with an electromagnetic device called a pickup--and forever changed the face of popular music. Taken up by musicians as diverse as Les Paul, Muddy Waters, Jimi Hendri…

  • 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…

  • Four Walls and a Roof

    Four Walls and a Roof
    av Reinier de Graaf

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674241466

    A Financial Times Best Book of the Year A Guardian Best Architecture Book of the Year "Sharp, revealing, funny." -The Guardian "An original and even occasionally hilarious book about losing ideals and finding them again... [De Graaf] deftly shows th…

  • Four Walls and a Roof

    Four Walls and a Roof
    av Reinier de Graaf

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674976108

    Architecture, we like to believe, is an elevated art form that shapes the world as it pleases. Four Walls and a Roof challenges this notion, presenting a candid account of what it is really like to work as an architect.Drawing on his own tragicomic…

  • 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,…

  • The World Republic of Letters

    The World Republic of Letters
    av Pascale Casanova

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674010215

    The "world of letters" has always seemed a matter more of metaphor than of global reality. In this book, Pascale Casanova shows us the state of world literature behind the stylistic refinements--a world of letters relatively independent from economi…

  • On the Constitution of the Art of Medicine. The Art of Medicine. A Method of Medicine to Glaucon

    On the Constitution of the Art of Medicine. The Art of Medicine. A Method of Medicine to Glaucon
    av Galen

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674997004

    In the three works in this volume, On the Structure of the Art of Medicine, The Art of Medicine, and On the Practice of Medicine to Glaucon, the physician, philosopher, scientist, and medical historian Galen of Pergamum covers fundamental aspects of…

  • Krakatau

    av Ian Thornton

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674505728

    After the eruption, Krakatau provided a unique opportunity to study the colonization of a sterile area by plants and animals across a sea barrier and the gradual incorporation of the newcomers into the developing ecosystem. Krakatau is a comprehensi…

  • The Mighty Wurlitzer

    The Mighty Wurlitzer
    av Hugh Wilford

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674032569

    In 1967 the magazine Ramparts ran an expose revealing that the Central Intelligence Agency had been secretly funding and managing a wide range of citizen front groups intended to counter communist influence around the world. In addition to embarrass…

  • The Engine of Enterprise

    The Engine of Enterprise
    av Rowena Olegario

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674051140

    American households, businesses, and governments have always used intensive amounts of credit. The Engine of Enterprise traces the story of credit from colonial times to the present, highlighting its productive role in building national prosperity.…

  • Bring the War Home

    Bring the War Home
    av Kathleen Belew

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674237698

    A Guardian Best Book of the Year"A gripping study of white power... Explosive."-New York Times"Helps explain how we got to today's alt-right."-Terry Gross, Fresh AirThe white power movement in America wants a revolution.Returning to a country ripped…

  • Bring the War Home

    Bring the War Home
    av Kathleen Belew

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674286078

    "Belew's book helps explain how we got to today's alt right."-Terry Gross, Fresh AirThe white power movement in America wants a revolution. Its soldiers are not lone wolves but highly organized cadres motivated by a coherent and deeply troubling wor…

  • Smellosophy

    av A. S. Barwich

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674983694

    A pioneering exploration of olfaction that upsets settled notions of how the brain translates sensory information. Decades of cognition research have shown that external stimuli "spark" neural patterns in particular regions of the brain. This has fo…

  • 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 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…

  • Information: The New Language of Science

    Information: The New Language of Science
    av Hans Christian Von Baeyer

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674018570

    Confronting us at every turn, flowing from every imaginable source, information defines our era--and yet what we don't know about it could--and does--fill a book. In this indispensable volume, a primer for the information age, Hans Christian von Bae…

  • Conquering Peace

    Conquering Peace
    av Stella Ghervas

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674975262

    A bold new look at war and diplomacy in Europe that traces the idea of a unified continent in attempts since the eighteenth century to engineer lasting peace. Political peace in Europe has historically been elusive and ephemeral. Stella Ghervas show…

  • Making It Explicit

    Making It Explicit
    av Robert B. Brandom

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674543300

    What would something unlike us--a chimpanzee, say, or a computer--have to be able to do to qualify as a possible knower, like us? To answer this question at the very heart of our sense of ourselves, philosophers have long focused on intentionality a…

  • Hypatia of Alexandria

    Hypatia of Alexandria
    av Maria Dzielska

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674437760

    Hypatia-brilliant mathematician, eloquent Neoplatonist, and a woman renowned for her beauty-was brutally murdered by a mob of Christians in Alexandria in 415. She has been a legend ever since. In this engrossing book, Maria Dzielska searches behind…

  • Cahiers Du Cinéma: The 1960s (1960-1968): New Wave, New Cinema, Reevaluating Hollywood

    Cahiers Du Cinéma: The 1960s (1960-1968): New Wave, New Cinema, Reevaluating Hollywood

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674090651

    In the turbulent sixties, the provocative French film journal Cahiers du Cin ma was at its most influential and controversial. The first successes of the New Wave by major Cahiers contributors such as Jean-Luc Godard, Fran ois Truffaut, Jacques Rive…

  • The Thirty-Year Genocide

    The Thirty-Year Genocide
    av Benny Morris

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674251434

    A Financial Times Book of the Year A Foreign Affairs Book of the Year A Spectator Book of the Year "A landmark contribution to the study of these epochal events." -Times Literary Supplement "Brilliantly researched and written...casts a careful eye u…

  • The Thirty-Year Genocide

    The Thirty-Year Genocide
    av Benny Morris

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674916456

    A reappraisal of the giant massacres perpetrated by the Ottoman Empire, and then the Turkish Republic, against their Christian minorities. Between 1894 and 1924, three waves of violence swept across Anatolia, targeting the region's Christian minorit…

  • On Not Being Someone Else

    On Not Being Someone Else
    av Andrew H. Miller

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674238084

    A captivating book about the emotional and literary power of the lives we might have lived had our chances or choices been different. We each live one life, formed by paths taken and untaken. Choosing a job, getting married, deciding on a place to l…

  • 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…

  • Analog Days

    Analog Days
    av Trevor Pinch

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674016170

    Though ubiquitous today, available as a single microchip and found in any electronic device requiring sound, the synthesizer when it first appeared was truly revolutionary. Something radically new--an extraordinary rarity in musical culture--it was…

  • 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…

  • A Clinical Introduction to Lacanian Psychoanalysis

    A Clinical Introduction to Lacanian Psychoanalysis
    av Bruce Fink

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674135369

    "The goal of my teaching has always been, and remains, to train analysts."--Jacques Lacan, Seminar XI, 209Arguably the most profound psychoanalytic thinker since Freud, and deeply influential in many fields, Jacques Lacan often seems opaque to those…

  • Origin of the German Trauerspiel

    Origin of the German Trauerspiel
    av Walter Benjamin

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674744240

    Origin of the German Trauerspiel was Walter Benjamin's first full, historically oriented analysis of modernity. Readers of English know it as "The Origin of German Tragic Drama," but in fact the subject is something else-the play of mourning. Howard…

  • Air & Light & Time & Space

    Air & Light & Time & Space
    av Helen Sword

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674737709

    From the author of Stylish Academic Writing comes an essential new guide for writers aspiring to become more productive and take greater pleasure in their craft. Helen Sword interviewed one hundred academics worldwide about their writing background…

  • The Horde

    The Horde
    av Marie Favereau

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674244214

    An epic history of the Mongols as we have never seen them-not just conquerors but also city builders, diplomats, and supple economic thinkers who constructed one of the most influential empires in history. The Mongols are widely known for one thing:…

  • Globalists

    av Quinn Slobodian

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674244849

    George Louis Beer Prize Winner Wallace K. Ferguson Prize Finalist A Marginal Revolution Book of the Year "A groundbreaking contribution...Intellectual history at its best." -Stephen Wertheim, Foreign Affairs Neoliberals hate the state. Or do they? I…

  • Globalists

    av Quinn Slobodian

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674979529

    Chosen by Pankaj Mishra as one of the Best Books of the SummerNeoliberals hate the state. Or do they? In the first intellectual history of neoliberal globalism, Quinn Slobodian follows a group of thinkers from the ashes of the Habsburg Empire to the…