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  • Make It Stick

    Make It Stick
    av Peter C. Brown

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674729018

    To most of us, learning something "the hard way" implies wasted time and effort. Good teaching, we believe, should be creatively tailored to the different learning styles of students and should use strategies that make learning easier. Make It Stick…

  • A Secular Age

    A Secular Age
    av Charles Taylor

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674986916

    A New York Times Notable Book of the Year A Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year A Globe and Mail Best Book of the Year A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year A Tablet Best Book of the Year Winner of a Christianity Today Book Award “O…

  • A Secular Age

    A Secular Age
    av Charles Taylor

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674026766

    What does it mean to say that we live in a secular age? Almost everyone would agree that we--in the West, at least--largely do. And clearly the place of religion in our societies has changed profoundly in the last few centuries. In what will be a de…

  • Capital in the Twenty-First Century

    Capital in the Twenty-First Century
    av Thomas Piketty

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674979857

    A New York Times #1 Bestseller An Amazon #1 Bestseller A Wall Street Journal #1 Bestseller A USA Today Bestseller A Sunday Times Bestseller Winner of the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award Winner of the British Academy Meda…

  • Ordinary Vices

    Ordinary Vices
    av Judith N. Shklar

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674641761

    The seven deadly sins of Christianity represent the abysses of character, whereas Judith Shklar’s “ordinary vices”—cruelty, hypocrisy, snobbery, betrayal, and misanthropy—are merely treacherous shoals, flawing our chara…

  • Mao?s Last Revolution

    Mao?s Last Revolution
    av Roderick MacFarquhar

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674027480

    The Cultural Revolution was a watershed event in the history of the People’s Republic of China, the defining decade of half a century of communist rule. Before 1966, China was a typical communist state, with a command economy and a powerful pa…

  • Spies and Scholars

    Spies and Scholars
    av Gregory Afinogenov

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674241855

    A Financial Times Best Book of the Year The untold story of how Russian espionage in imperial China shaped the emergence of the Russian Empire as a global power. From the seventeenth to the nineteenth century, the Russian Empire made concerted effor…

  • Muhammad and the Believers

    Muhammad and the Believers
    av Fred M. Donner

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674064140

    The origins of Islam have been the subject of increasing controversy in recent years. The traditional view, which presents Islam as a self-consciously distinct religion tied to the life and revelations of the prophet Muhammad in western Arabia, has…

  • Capital in the Twenty-First Century

    Capital in the Twenty-First Century
    av Piketty Thomas, Thomas Piketty

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674430006

    A work of extraordinary ambition, originality, and rigor, Capital in the Twenty-First Century reorients our understanding of economic history and confronts us with sobering lessons for today. What are the grand dynamics that drive the accumulation a…

  • Capital and Ideology

    Capital and Ideology
    av Thomas Piketty

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674980822

    A New York Times Best Seller An NPR Best Book of the Year The epic successor to one of the most important books of the century: at once a retelling of global history, a scathing critique of contemporary politics, and a bold proposal for a new and fa…

  • Strangers to Ourselves

    Strangers to Ourselves
    av Timothy D. Wilson

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674013827

    "Know thyself," a precept as old as Socrates, is still good advice. But is introspection the best path to self-knowledge? What are we trying to discover, anyway? In an eye-opening tour of the unconscious, as contemporary psychological science has re…

  • The Myth of Artificial Intelligence

    The Myth of Artificial Intelligence
    av Erik J. Larson

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674983519

    “If you want to know about AI, read this book…it shows how a supposedly futuristic reverence for Artificial Intelligence retards progress when it denigrates our most irreplaceable resource for any future progress: our own human intellig…

  • The Race between Education and Technology

    The Race between Education and Technology
    av Claudia Goldin

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674035300

    This book provides a careful historical analysis of the co-evolution of educational attainment and the wage structure in the United States through the twentieth century. The authors propose that the twentieth century was not only the American Centur…

  • A Theory of Justice

    A Theory of Justice
    av John Rawls

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674000780

    Since it appeared in 1971, John Rawls's A Theory of Justice has become a classic. The author has now revised the original edition to clear up a number of difficulties he and others have found in the original book. Rawls aims to express an essential…

  • Global Inequality

    Global Inequality
    av Branko Milanovic

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674984035

    Winner of the Bruno Kreisky Prize, Karl Renner Institut A Financial Times Best Economics Book of the Year An Economist Best Book of the Year A Livemint Best Book of the Year One of the world’s leading economists of inequality, Branko Milanovic…

  • The Uncensored Picture of Dorian Gray

    The Uncensored Picture of Dorian Gray
    av Oscar Wilde

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674066311

    More than 120 years after Oscar Wilde submitted The Picture of Dorian Gray for publication in Lippincott’s Monthly Magazine, the uncensored version of his novel appears here for the first time in a paperback edition. This volume restores all o…

  • Emily Dickinson?s Poems

    Emily Dickinson?s Poems
    av Emily Dickinson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674737969

    Widely considered the definitive edition of Emily Dickinson’s poems, this landmark collection presents her poems here for the first time “as she preserved them,” and in the order in which she wished them to appear. It is the only e…

  • What Works

    What Works
    av Iris Bohnet

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674986565

    Shortlisted for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award A Financial Times Best Business Book of the Year A Times Higher Education Book of the Week Best Business Book of the Year, 800-CEO-READ Gender equality is a moral and a…

  • What Works

    What Works
    av Iris Bohnet

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674089037

    “Compelling, lucid, and filled with actionable insights, What Works draws from a deep well of research to explain how we can end gender inequality.”—Adam Grant, author of Give and Take and Originals “A pathbreaking work, pack…

  • Creating Capabilities

    Creating Capabilities
    av Martha C. Nussbaum

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674072350

    If a country’s Gross Domestic Product increases each year, but so does the percentage of its people deprived of basic education, health care, and other opportunities, is that country really making progress? If we rely on conventional economic…

  • Not Enough

    Not Enough
    av Samuel Moyn

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674241398

    “No one has written with more penetrating skepticism about the history of human rights.” —Adam Kirsch, Wall Street Journal “Moyn breaks new ground in examining the relationship between human rights and economic fairness.̶…

  • The Great Acceleration

    The Great Acceleration
    av J. R. McNeill

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674545038

    The Earth has entered a new age—the Anthropocene—in which humans are the most powerful influence on global ecology. Since the mid-twentieth century, the accelerating pace of energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, and population growth has…

  • The Jewish Enemy

    The Jewish Enemy
    av Jeffrey Herf

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674027381

    The sheer magnitude of the Holocaust has commanded our attention for the past sixty years. The extent of atrocities, however, has overshadowed the calculus Nazis used to justify their deeds. According to German wartime media, it was German citizens…

  • The Economics of Inequality

    The Economics of Inequality
    av Thomas Piketty

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674504806

    Thomas Piketty—whose Capital in the Twenty-First Century pushed inequality to the forefront of public debate—wrote The Economics of Inequality as an introduction to the conceptual and factual background necessary for interpreting changes…

  • Measurement

    av Paul Lockhart

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674284388

    For seven years, Paul Lockhart’s A Mathematician’s Lament enjoyed a samizdat-style popularity in the mathematics underground, before demand prompted its 2009 publication to even wider applause and debate. An impassioned critique of K&nda…

  • A Theory of Justice

    A Theory of Justice
    av John Rawls

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674017726

    John Rawls aims to express an essential part of the common core of the democratic tradition—justice as fairness—and to provide an alternative to utilitarianism, which had dominated the Anglo-Saxon tradition of political thought since the…

  • Inky Fingers

    Inky Fingers
    av Anthony Grafton

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674237179

    The author of The Footnote reflects on scribes, scholars, and the work of publishing during the golden age of the book. From Francis Bacon to Barack Obama, thinkers and political leaders have denounced humanists as obsessively bookish and allergic t…

  • Journey to the Ants

    Journey to the Ants
    av Bert Hoelldobler

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674485266

    Richly illustrated and delightfully written, Journey to the Ants combines autobiography and scientific lore to convey the excitement and pleasure the study of ants can offer. Bert Hölldobler and E. O. Wilson interweave their personal adventures with…

  • War by Other Means

    War by Other Means
    av Ambassador Robert D. Blackwill

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674979796

    A Foreign Affairs Best Book of 2016 Today, nations increasingly carry out geopolitical combat through economic means. Policies governing everything from trade and investment to energy and exchange rates are wielded as tools to win diplomatic allies,…

  • Becoming Human

    Becoming Human
    av Michael Tomasello

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674980853

    A radical reconsideration of how we develop the qualities that make us human, based on decades of cutting-edge experimental work by the former director of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. Virtually all theories of how humans h…

  • Becoming Human

    Becoming Human
    av Michael Tomasello

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674248281

    Winner of the William James Book Award Winner of the Eleanor Maccoby Book Award “A landmark in our understanding of human development.” —Paul Harris, author of Trusting What You’re Told “Magisterial…Makes an impr…

  • Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China

    Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China
    av Ezra F. Vogel

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674725867

    Winner of the Lionel Gelber Prize National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist An Economist Best Book of the Year | A Financial Times Book of the Year | A Wall Street Journal Book of the Year | A Washington Post Book of the Year | A Bloomberg News Bo…

  • Ripples in Spacetime

    Ripples in Spacetime
    av Govert Schilling

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674237742

    A Physics Today Best Book of the Year A Forbes “For the Physics and Astronomy Lover in Your Life” Selection “Succinct, accessible, and remarkably timely… This book is a rare find.” —Physics Today “Belongs o…

  • New Laws of Robotics

    New Laws of Robotics
    av Frank Pasquale

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674975224

    AI is poised to disrupt our work and our lives. We can harness these technologies rather than fall captive to them—but only through wise regulation. Too many CEOs tell a simple story about the future of work: if a machine can do what you do, y…

  • The Cosmopolitan Tradition

    The Cosmopolitan Tradition
    av Martha C. Nussbaum

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674052499

    From one of our preeminent philosophers—winner of the Berggruen Prize—a work that engages critically with important examples of the cosmopolitan ideal from ancient Greece and Rome to the present. The cosmopolitan political tradition in W…

  • The Cosmopolitan Tradition

    The Cosmopolitan Tradition

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674260399

    “Profound, beautifully written, and inspiring. It proves that Nussbaum deserves her reputation as one of the greatest modern philosophers.” —Globe and Mail “At a time of growing national chauvinism, Martha Nussbaum’s ex…

  • Unsustainable Inequalities

    Unsustainable Inequalities
    av Lucas Chancel

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674984653

    A Financial Times Best Book of the Year A hardheaded book that confronts and outlines possible solutions to a seemingly intractable problem: that helping the poor often hurts the environment, and vice versa. Can we fight poverty and inequality while…

  • The Arcades Project

    The Arcades Project
    av Walter Benjamin

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674008021

    "To great writers," Walter Benjamin once wrote, "finished works weigh lighter than those fragments on which they labor their entire lives." Conceived in Paris in 1927 and still in progress when Benjamin fled the Occupation in 1940, The Arcades Proje…

  • Neither Settler nor Native

    Neither Settler nor Native
    av Mahmood Mamdani

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674987326

    Making the radical argument that the nation-state was born of colonialism, this book calls us to rethink political violence and reimagine political community beyond majorities and minorities. In this genealogy of political modernity, Mahmood Mamdani…

  • The Last Utopia

    The Last Utopia
    av Samuel Moyn

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674064348

    Human rights offer a vision of international justice that today’s idealistic millions hold dear. Yet the very concept on which the movement is based became familiar only a few decades ago when it profoundly reshaped our hopes for an improved h…

  • Foundations of Social Theory

    Foundations of Social Theory
    av James Coleman

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674312265

    Combining principles of individual rational choice with a sociological conception of collective action, James Coleman recasts social theory in a bold new way. The result is a landmark in sociological theory, capable of describing both stability and…

  • Justice for Hedgehogs

    Justice for Hedgehogs
    av Ronald Dworkin

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674072251

    The fox knows many things, the Greeks said, but the hedgehog knows one big thing. In his most comprehensive work, Ronald Dworkin argues that value in all its forms is one big thing: that what truth is, life means, morality requires, and justice dema…

  • Power, Pleasure, and Profit

    Power, Pleasure, and Profit
    av David Wootton

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674976672

    A provocative history of the changing values that have given rise to our present discontents. We pursue power, pleasure, and profit. We want as much as we can get, and we deploy instrumental reasoning—cost-benefit analysis—to get it. We…

  • The Hatred of Literature

    The Hatred of Literature
    av Professor William Marx

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674976122

    For the last 2,500 years literature has been attacked, booed, and condemned, often for the wrong reasons and occasionally for very good ones. The Hatred of Literature examines the evolving idea of literature as seen through the eyes of its adversari…

  • Mothers and Others

    Mothers and Others
    av Sarah Blaffer Hrdy

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674060326

    Somewhere in Africa, more than a million years ago, a line of apes began to rear their young differently than their Great Ape ancestors. From this new form of care came new ways of engaging and understanding each other. How such singular human capac…

  • The Case against Perfection

    The Case against Perfection
    av Michael J. Sandel

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674036383

    “Sandel explores a paramount question of our era: how to extend the power and promise of biomedical science to overcome debility without compromising our humanity. His arguments are acute and penetrating, melding sound logic with compassion.&#…

  • What Happened at Vatican II

    What Happened at Vatican II
    av John W. O'Malley

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674047495

    During four years in session, Vatican Council II held television audiences rapt with its elegant, magnificently choreographed public ceremonies, while its debates generated front-page news on a near-weekly basis. By virtually any assessment, it was…

  • Dilemmas and Connections

    Dilemmas and Connections
    av Charles Taylor

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674284364

    There are, always, more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of in one’s philosophy—and in these essays Charles Taylor turns to those things not fully imagined or avenues not wholly explored in his epochal A Secular Age. Here Taylo…

  • Frontiers of Justice

    Frontiers of Justice
    av Martha C. Nussbaum

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674024106

    Theories of social justice are necessarily abstract, reaching beyond the particular and the immediate to the general and the timeless. Yet such theories, addressing the world and its problems, must respond to the real and changing dilemmas of the da…

  • Making China Modern

    Making China Modern
    av Klaus Muhlhahn

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674737358

    A panoramic survey of China’s rise and resilience through war and rebellion, disease and famine, that rewrites China’s history for a new generation. It is tempting to attribute China’s recent ascendance to changes in political lead…

  • Making China Modern

    Making China Modern
    av Klaus Muhlhahn

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674248311

    “Thoughtful, probing…a worthy successor to the famous histories of Fairbank and Spence [that] will be read by all students and scholars of modern China.” —William C. Kirby, coauthor of Can China Lead? It is tempting to attri…

  • The Poems of Emily Dickinson

    The Poems of Emily Dickinson
    av Emily Dickinson

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674018242

    Emily Dickinson, poet of the interior life, imagined words/swords, hurling barbed syllables/piercing. Nothing about her adult appearance or habitation revealed such a militant soul. Only poems, written quietly in a room of her own, often hand-stitch…

  • The Early Chinese Empires

    The Early Chinese Empires
    av Mark Edward Lewis

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674057340

    In 221 bc the First Emperor of Qin unified the lands that would become the heart of a Chinese empire. Though forged by conquest, this vast domain depended for its political survival on a fundamental reshaping of Chinese culture. With this informativ…

  • The Iran-Iraq War

    The Iran-Iraq War
    av Pierre Razoux

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674088634

    From 1980 to 1988, Iran and Iraq fought the longest conventional war of the twentieth century. The tragedies included the slaughter of child soldiers, the use of chemical weapons, the striking of civilian shipping in the Gulf, and the destruction of…

  • The Work of Art in the Age of Its Technological Reproducibility, and Other Writings on Media

    The Work of Art in the Age of Its Technological Reproducibility, and Other Writings on Media
    av Walter Benjamin

    Häftad - 2008 - Tyska - ISBN: 9780674024458

    Benjamin’s famous “Work of Art” essay sets out his boldest thoughts—on media and on culture in general—in their most realized form, while retaining an edge that gets under the skin of everyone who reads it. In this essa…