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  • Objectivity

    Objectivity
    av Lorraine Daston

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951795

    The emergence of objectivity in the mid-nineteenth-century sciences, as revealed through images in scientific atlases-a story of how lofty epistemic ideals fuse with workaday practices.Objectivity has a history, and it is full of surprises. In Objec…

  • Contemporary States of Emergency

    Contemporary States of Emergency

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408017

    The new form of "humanitarian government" emerging from natural disasters and military occupations that reduces people to mere lives to be rescued. From natural disaster areas to zones of political conflict around the world, a new logic of intervent…

  • Absentees ? On Variously Missing Persons

    Absentees ? On Variously Missing Persons
    av Daniel Heller-roazen

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781942130475

    An intellectually adventurous account of the role of nonpersons that explores their depiction in literature and challenges how they are defined in philosophy, law, and anthropology In thirteen interlocking chapters, Absentees explores the role of t…

  • La Jetée

    La Jetée
    av Chris Marker

    Klotband - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299663

    Images and script (in both French and English) from one of the greatest experimental films ever made by a master of the form."This book version of La Jetee is, to my mind, astonishingly beautiful. It brings a total freshness to the work and a new wa…

  • Secrets Of Women

    Secrets Of Women
    av Katharine Park

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951689

    Women's bodies and the study of anatomy in Italy between the late thirteenth and the mid-sixteenth centuries.Toward the end of the Middle Ages, medical writers and philosophers began to devote increasing attention to what they called "women's secret…

  • Secrets Of Women

    Secrets Of Women
    av Katharine Park

    Klotband - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951672

    Women's bodies and the study of anatomy in Italy between the late thirteenth and the mid-sixteenth centuries.Toward the end of the Middle Ages, medical writers and philosophers began to devote increasing attention to what they called "women's secret…

  • Dissimilar Similitudes ? Devotional Objects in Late Medieval Europe

    Dissimilar Similitudes ? Devotional Objects in Late Medieval Europe
    av Caroline Bynum

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781942130376

    From an acclaimed historian, a mesmerizing account of how medieval European Christians envisioned the paradoxical nature of holy objects Between the twelfth and the sixteenth centuries, European Christians used in worship a plethora of objects, not…

  • Undoing the Demos

    Undoing the Demos
    av Wendy Brown

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408543

    Tracing neoliberalism's devastating erosions of democratic principles, practices, and cultures. Neoliberal rationality-ubiquitous today in statecraft and the workplace, in jurisprudence, education, and culture-remakes everything and everyone in the…

  • Undoing the Demos

    Undoing the Demos
    av Wendy Brown

    Klotband - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408536

    Tracing neoliberalism's devastating erosions of democratic principles, practices, and cultures. Neoliberal rationality-ubiquitous today in statecraft and the workplace, in jurisprudence, education, and culture-remakes everything and everyone in the…

  • Flashback, Eclipse ? The Political Imaginary of Italian Art in the 1960s

    Flashback, Eclipse ? The Political Imaginary of Italian Art in the 1960s

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781942130505

  • Perspective as Symbolic Form

    Perspective as Symbolic Form
    av Erwin Panofsky

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299533

    Erwin Panofsky's Perspective as Symbolic Form is one of the great works of modern intellectual history, the legendary text that has dominated all art historical and philosophical discussions on the topic of perspective in this century. Finally avail…

  • The Normal and the Pathological

    The Normal and the Pathological
    av Georges Canguilhem

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299595

    The Normal and the Pathological is one of the crucial contributions to the history of science in the last half century. It takes as its starting point the sudden appearance of biology as a science in the 19th-century and examines the conditions dete…

  • A Thousand Years of Nonlinear History

    A Thousand Years of Nonlinear History
    av Manuel De Landa

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299328

    More than a simple expository history, A Thousand Years of Nonlinear History sketches the outlines of a renewed materialist philosophy of history in the tradition of Fernand Braudel, Gilles Deleuze, and Felix Guattari, while also engaging the critic…

  • The Accursed Share

    The Accursed Share
    av Georges Bataille

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299113

    Most Anglo-American readers know Bataille as a novelist. The Accursed Share provides an excellent introduction to Bataille the philosopher. Here he uses his unique economic theory as the basis for an incisive inquiry into the very nature of civiliza…

  • Expressionism in Philosophy

    Expressionism in Philosophy
    av Gilles Deleuze

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299519

    In this extraordinary work Gilles Deleuze, the most renowned living philosopher in France, reflects on one of the figures of the past who has most influenced his own sweeping reconfiguration of the tasks of philosophy. Deleuze's brilliant text shows…

  • Forensic Architecture

    Forensic Architecture
    av Eyal Weizman

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408871

    A new form of investigative practice that uses architecture as an optical device to investigate armed conflicts and environmental destruction.In recent years, the group Forensic Architecture began using novel research methods to undertake a series o…

  • Anachronic Renaissance

    Anachronic Renaissance
    av Alexander Nagel

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781942130345

    A reconsideration of the problem of time in the Renaissance, examining the complex and layered temporalities of Renaissance images and artifacts.In this widely anticipated book, two leading contemporary art historians offer a subtle and profound rec…

  • Solitary Sex

    Solitary Sex
    av Thomas W Laqueur

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951337

    A historical account of masturbation as a moral issue and cultural taboo.At a time when almost any victimless sexual practice has its public advocates and almost every sexual act is fit for the front page, the easiest, least harmful, and most univer…

  • Culture in Practice

    Culture in Practice
    av Marshall Sahlins

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299380

    Essays that span the career of a prominent anthropologist and address the fundamental questions of the field.Culture in Practice collects the academic and political writings from the 1960s through the 1990s of anthropologist Marshall Sahlins. More t…

  • Culture in Practice

    Culture in Practice
    av Marshall Sahlins

    Klotband - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299373

    Essays that span the career of a prominent anthropologist and address the fundamental questions of the field.Culture in Practice collects the academic and political writings from the 1960s through the 1990s of anthropologist Marshall Sahlins. More t…

  • Alien Listening ? Voyager's Golden Record and Music from Earth

    Alien Listening ? Voyager's Golden Record and Music from Earth

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781942130536

  • The Decadent Reader

    The Decadent Reader

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951078

    In France at the end of the nineteenth century, progress and material prosperity coincided with widespread alarm about disease and decay. The obsessions of our own culture as the twentieth century came to a close resonate strikingly with those of th…

  • Rated Agency

    Rated Agency
    av Michel Feher

    Klotband - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781942130123

    The extraordinary shift in conduct and orientation-among companies, governments, and individuals-generated by financialization.The hegemony of finance compels a new orientation for everyone and everything: companies care more about the moods of thei…

  • Masochism

    Masochism
    av Gilles Deleuze

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299557

    In his stunning essay, Coldness and Cruelty, Gilles Deleuze provides a rigorous and informed philosophical examination of the work of the late 19th-century German novelist Leopold von Sacher-Masoch. Deleuze's essay, certainly the most profound study…

  • Family Values

    Family Values
    av Melinda Cooper

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408345

    An investigation of the roots of the alliance between free-market neoliberals and social conservatives.Why was the discourse of family values so pivotal to the conservative and free-market revolution of the 1980s and why has it continued to exert su…

  • Your Money or Your Life

    Your Money or Your Life
    av Jacques Le Goff

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299151

    Discusses medieval economic thought, centering on the belief that usury was immoral and unnatural

  • The Society of the Spectacle

    The Society of the Spectacle
    av Guy Debord

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299793

    For the first time, Guy Debord's pivotal work Society of the Spectacle appears in a definitive and authoritative English translation. Originally published in France in 1967, Society of the Spectacle offered a set of radically new propositions about…

  • Who Are You?

    Who Are You?
    av Valentin Groebner

    Klotband - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951726

    The prehistory of modern passport and identification technologies: the documents, seals, and stamps, that could document and transform their owner's identity.Who are you? And how can you prove it? How were individuals described and identified in the…

  • Portfolio Society

    Portfolio Society
    av Ivan Ascher

    Klotband - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408741

    A bold extension of Marx's Capital for the twenty-first century: at once a critique of modern finance and of the societies under its spell.As financial markets expand and continue to refashion the world in their own image, the wealth of capitalist s…

  • Pure Immanence

    Pure Immanence
    av Gilles Deleuze

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951252

    Essays by Gilles Deleuze on the search for a new empiricism.The essays in this book present a complex theme at the heart of the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze, what in his last writing he called simply "a life." They capture a problem that runs throug…

  • Forensic Architecture

    Forensic Architecture
    av Eyal Weizman

    Klotband - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408864

    A new form of investigative practice that uses architecture as an optical device to investigate armed conflicts and environmental destruction.In recent years, the group Forensic Architecture began using novel research methods to undertake a series o…

  • Vienna School Reader

    Vienna School Reader

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951153

    An English-language introduction to the writings of the so-called New Vienna School of art history.This book introduces to an English-language audience the writings of the so-called New Vienna School of art history. In the 1930s Hans Sedlmayr (1896-…

  • Wonders and the Order of Nature, 1150?1750

    Wonders and the Order of Nature, 1150?1750
    av Lorraine Daston

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299915

    A rich exploration of how European naturalists used wonder and wonders (oddities and marvels) to envision and explain the natural world.Winner of the History of Science Society's Pfizer Prize"This book is about setting the limits of the natural and…

  • The Claude Glass

    The Claude Glass
    av Arnaud Maillet

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951481

    A study of a largely forgotten optical device and its relation to notions of opacity, transparency, and imagination.In this first full-length study of a largely forgotten optical device from the eighteenth century, Arnaud Maillet reconfigures our hi…

  • Aby Warburg and the Image in Motion

    Aby Warburg and the Image in Motion
    av Philippe-Alain Michaud

    Klotband - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951399

    The purposeful discontinuities and juxtapositions of Aby Warburg's iconography and how they can be used to analyze other imagery. Aby Warburg (1866-1929) is best known as the originator of the discipline of iconology and as the founder of the instit…

  • Metamorphosis and Identity

    Metamorphosis and Identity
    av Caroline Walker Bynum

    Klotband - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951221

    An exploration of the roles of metamorphosis and hybridity in the establishment of personal identity, with particular emphasis on the twelfth and thirteenth centuries.The four studies in this book center on the Western obsession with the nature of p…

  • Metamorphosis and Identity

    Metamorphosis and Identity
    av Caroline Walker Bynum

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951238

    An exploration of the roles of metamorphosis and hybridity in the establishment of personal identity, with particular emphasis on the twelfth and thirteenth centuries.The four studies in this book center on the Western obsession with the nature of p…

  • Profanations

    Profanations
    av Giorgio Agamben

    Klotband - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951825

    Essays by a provocative Italian philosopher on memory and oblivion, on what is lost and what remains.The Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben has always been an original reader of texts, understanding their many rich historical, aesthetic, and politi…

  • Profanations

    Profanations
    av Giorgio Agamben

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951832

    Essays by a provocative Italian philosopher on memory and oblivion, on what is lost and what remains.The Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben has always been an original reader of texts, understanding their many rich historical, aesthetic, and politi…

  • The Accursed Share, Volumes II & III

    The Accursed Share, Volumes II & III
    av Georges Bataille

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299212

    The three volumes of The Accursed Share address what Georges Bataille sees as the paradox of utility: namely, if being useful means serving a further end, then the ultimate end of utility can only be uselessness. The first volume of The Accursed Sha…

  • Myth and Tragedy in Ancient Greece

    Myth and Tragedy in Ancient Greece
    av Jean-Pierre Vernant

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299199

    Jean-Pierre Vernant and Pierre Vidal-Naquet are leaders in a contemporary French classical scholarship that has produced a a stunning reconfiguration of Greek thought and literature. In this work, published here as a single volume, the authors prese…

  • Into the White

    Into the White
    av Christopher P. Heuer

    Klotband - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781942130147

    How the far North offered a different kind of terra incognitafor the Renaissance imagination.European narratives of the Atlantic New World tell stories of people and things: strange flora, wondrous animals, sun-drenched populations for Europeans to…

  • A Million Years of Music

    A Million Years of Music
    av Gary Tomlinson

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951528

    A new narrative for the emergence of human music, drawing from archaeology, cognitive science, linguistics, and evolutionary theory.What is the origin of music? In the last few decades this centuries-old puzzle has been reinvigorated by new archaeol…

  • The Great Lakes of Africa

    The Great Lakes of Africa
    av Jean-Pierre Chretien

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951351

    The first English-language publication of a major history of the Great Lakes region of Africa.Though the genocide of 1994 catapulted Rwanda onto the international stage, English-language historical accounts of the Great Lakes region of Eastern Afric…

  • Society Against the State

    Society Against the State
    av Pierre Clastres

    Pocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299014

    "The thesis is radical," writes Marshall Sahlins of this landmark text in anthropology and political science. "We conventionally define the state as the regulation of violence; it may be the origin of it. Clastres's thesis is that economic expropria…

  • The Power of Inclusive Exclusion

    The Power of Inclusive Exclusion

    Klotband - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951924

    Groundbreaking essays by leading Israeli and Palestinian scholars analyze the system of Israeli power in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.On the eve of its fifth decade, the Israeli occupation in the Palestinian territories can no longer be cons…

  • Markets in the Making ? Rethinking Competition, Goods, and Innovation

    Markets in the Making ? Rethinking Competition, Goods, and Innovation

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781942130574

  • The Organism

    The Organism
    av Kurt Goldstein

    Klotband - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299960

    Foreword by Oliver Sacks Kurt Goldstein (1878-1965) was already an established neuropsychologist when he emigrated from Germany to the United States in the 1930s. This book, his magnum opus and widely regarded as a modern classic in psychology and b…

  • Defaced

    Defaced
    av Valentin Groebner

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951382

    Understanding late medieval pictorial representations of violence.Destroyed faces, dissolved human shapes, invisible enemies: violence and anonymity go hand in hand. The visual representation of extreme physical violence makes real people nameless e…

  • Defaced

    Defaced
    av Valentin Groebner

    Klotband - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951375

    Understanding late medieval pictorial representations of violence.Destroyed faces, dissolved human shapes, invisible enemies: violence and anonymity go hand in hand. The visual representation of extreme physical violence makes real people nameless e…

  • Echolalias

    Echolalias
    av Daniel Heller-Roazen

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951504

    A far-reaching philosophical investigation into the persistence and disappearance of speech, in individuals and in linguistic communities.Just as speech can be acquired, so can it be lost. Speakers can forget words, phrases, even entire languages th…

  • A Society without Fathers or Husbands

    A Society without Fathers or Husbands
    av Cai Hua

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951139

    A fascinating account of the Na society, which functions without the institution of marriage.The Na of China, farmers in the Himalayan region, live without the institution of marriage. Na brothers and sisters live together their entire lives, sharin…

  • Death and the Idea of Mexico

    Death and the Idea of Mexico
    av Claudio Lomnitz

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951542

    The history of Mexico's fearless intimacy with death-the elevation of death to the center of national identity.Death and the Idea of Mexico is the first social, cultural, and political history of death in a nation that has made death its tutelary si…

  • The Cradle of Humanity

    The Cradle of Humanity
    av Georges Bataille

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951566

    A radically interdisciplinary inquiry into the origins of human consciousness, community, and potential.The Cradle of Humanity: Prehistoric Art and Culture collects essays and lectures by Georges Bataille spanning 30 years of research in anthropolog…

  • The Masters of Truth in Archaic Greece

    The Masters of Truth in Archaic Greece
    av Marcel Detienne

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299861

    The acclaimed French classicist Marcel Detienne's first book traces the odyssey of "truth," aletheia, from mytho-religious concept to philosophical thought in archaic Greece. Detienne begins by examining how truth in Greek literature first emerges a…

  • Walled States, Waning Sovereignty

    Walled States, Waning Sovereignty
    av Wendy Brown

    Klotband - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408086

    Why do nation-states wall themselves off despite widespread proclamations of global connectedness?Why do walls marking national boundaries proliferate amid widespread proclamations of global connectedness and despite anticipation of a world without…

  • Walled States, Waning Sovereignty

    Walled States, Waning Sovereignty
    av Wendy Brown

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408031

    A prize-winning examination of why nation-states wall themselves off despite widespread proclamations of global connectedness.Why do walls marking national boundaries proliferate amid widespread proclamations of global connectedness and despite anti…