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  • Violence and the Sacred

    Violence and the Sacred
    av Dr Rene Girard

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472520814

    Violence and the Sacred is Rene Girard's landmark study of human evil. Here Girard explores violence as it is represented and occurs throughout history, literature and myth. Girard's forceful and thought-provoking analyses of Biblical narrative, Gre…

  • Truth and Method

    Truth and Method
    av Hans-Georg Gadamer

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780936246

    Truth and Method is a landmark work of 20th century thought which established Hans Georg-Gadamer as one of the most important philosophical voices of the 20th Century. In this book, Gadamer established the field of 'philosophical hermeneutics': expl…

  • The Precariat

    The Precariat
    av Prof. Guy Standing

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474294164

    First published in 2011 The Precariat is the hugely influential first account of an emerging class of people facing insecurity, moving in and out of precarious work that gives little meaning to their lives. Standing warns that the growth of the prec…

  • A Thousand Plateaus

    A Thousand Plateaus
    av Gilles Deleuze

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780935379

    A Thousand Plateaus is the second part of Deleuze and Guattari's landmark philosophical project, Capitalism and Schizophrenia - a project that still sets the terms of contemporary philosophical debate. Written over a seven year period, A Thousand Pl…

  • Logic of Sense

    Logic of Sense
    av Gilles Deleuze

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474234887

    Logic of Sense is one of Deleuze's seminal works. First published in 1969, shortly after Difference and Repetition, it prefigures the hybrid style and methods he would use in his later writing with Felix Guattari. In an early review Michel Foucault…

  • An Actor Prepares

    An Actor Prepares
    av Constantin Stanislavski

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780938431

    An Actor Prepares is the most famous acting training book ever to have been written and the work of Stanislavski has inspired generations of actors and trainers. This translation was the first to introduce Stanislavski's 'system' to the English spea…

  • The Sexual Politics of Meat - 25th Anniversary Edition

    The Sexual Politics of Meat - 25th Anniversary Edition
    av Carol J. Adams

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501312830

    The Sexual Politics of Meat is Carol Adams' inspiring and controversial exploration of the interplay between contemporary society's ingrained cultural misogyny and its obsession with meat and masculinity. First published in 1990, the book has contin…

  • To Have or To Be?

    To Have or To Be?
    av Erich Fromm

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780936802

    To Have Or to Be? is one of the seminal books of the second half of the 20th century. Nothing less than a manifesto for a new social and psychological revolution to save our threatened planet, this book is a summary of the penetrating thought of Eri…

  • Difference and Repetition

    Difference and Repetition
    av Gilles Deleuze

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472572356

    Since its publication in 1968, Difference and Repetition, an exposition of the critique of identity, has come to be considered a contemporary classic in philosophy and one of Gilles Deleuze's most important works. The text follows the development of…

  • Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World

    Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World
    av Dr Rene Girard

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474268431

    Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World presents a highly original global theory of culture. Here, in his greatest work, Rene Girard explores the function of violence, mimetic desire and the mechanism of the scapegoat, in the history of soci…

  • A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Volume I

    A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Volume I
    av Sir Sir Winston S. Churchill

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472585240

    "This history will endure; not only because Sir Winston has written it, but also because of its own inherent virtues - its narrative power, its fine judgment of war and politics, of soldiers and statesmen, and even more because it reflects a traditi…

  • A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Volume I

    A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Volume I
    av Sir Sir Winston S. Churchill

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474223430

    "This history will endure; not only because Sir Winston has written it, but also because of its own inherent virtues - its narrative power, its fine judgment of war and politics, of soldiers and statesmen, and even more because it reflects a traditi…

  • The Theatre of the Absurd

    The Theatre of the Absurd
    av Martin Esslin

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472577023

    The 'Theatre of the Absurd' has become a familiar term to describe a group of radical European playwrights - writers such as Samuel Beckett, Eugene Ionesco, Jean Genet and Harold Pinter - whose dark, funny and humane dramas wrestled profoundly with…

  • Taking Rights Seriously

    Taking Rights Seriously
    av Professor Ronald Dworkin

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780937564

    A landmark work of political and legal philosophy, Ronald Dworkin's Taking Rights Seriously was acclaimed as a major work on its first publication in 1977 and remains profoundly influential in the 21st century. A forceful statement of liberal princi…

  • Language of the Third Reich

    Language of the Third Reich
    av Victor Klemperer

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472507211

    A labourer, journalist and a professor who lived through four successive periods of German political history - from the German Empire, through the Weimar Republic and the Nazi state through to the German Democratic Republic - Victor Klemperer is reg…

  • Building a Character

    Building a Character
    av Constantin Stanislavski

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780935676

    In this follow up to his most famous book, An Actor Prepares, Stanislavski develop his influential 'system' of acting by exploring the imaginative processes at the heart of the actor's craft. Building a Character deals with the physical realisation…

  • After Virtue

    After Virtue
    av Alasdair MacIntyre

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780936253

    Highly controversial when it was first published in 1981, Alasdair MacIntyre's After Virtue has since established itself as a landmark work in contemporary moral philosophy. In this book, MacIntyre sought to address a crisis in moral language that h…

  • The Politics of Aesthetics

    The Politics of Aesthetics

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780935355

    The Politics of Aesthetics rethinks the relationship between art and politics, reclaiming "aesthetics" from the narrow confines it is often reduced to. Jacques Ranciere reveals its intrinsic link to politics by analysing what they both have in commo…

  • The Five Senses

    The Five Senses
    av Professor Michel Serres

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474299640

    Marginalized by the scientific age the lessons of the senses have been overtaken by the dominance of language and the information revolution. With The Five Senses Serres traces a topology of human perception, writing against the Cartesian tradition…

  • The Three Ecologies

    The Three Ecologies
    av Felix Guattari

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472523815

    Extending the definition of ecology to encompass social relations and human subjectivity as well as environmental concerns, The Three Ecologies argues that the ecological crises that threaten our planet are the direct result of the expansion of a ne…

  • Time for Revolution

    Time for Revolution
    av Antonio Negri

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780936093

    Antonio Negri wrote the two essays that comprise Time for Revolution while serving a prison sentence for alleged involvement with radical left-wing groups. Although the essays were written two decades apart, their concerns are the same: is there a p…

  • Pedagogy of the Heart

    Pedagogy of the Heart
    av Paulo Freire

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474299114

    Pedagogy of the Heart represents some of the last writings by Paulo Freire. In this work, perhaps more so than any other, Freire presents a coherent set of principles for education and politics. For those who have read Freire's other works the book…

  • The Invisible Actor

    The Invisible Actor
    av Yoshi Oida

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350148260

    The Invisible Actor presents the captivating and unique methods of the distinguished Japanese actor and director, Yoshi Oida. While a member of Peter Brook's theatre company in Paris, Yoshi Oida developed a masterful approach to acting that combined…

  • Education for Critical Consciousness

    Education for Critical Consciousness
    av Paulo Freire

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780937816

    Famous for his advocacy of 'critical pedagogy', Paulo Freire was Latin America's foremost educationalist, a thinker and writer whose work and ideas continue to exert enormous influence in education throughout the world today. Education for Critical…

  • The Second World War

    The Second World War
    av Sir Sir Winston S. Churchill

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472520876

    "I am perhaps the only man who has passed through the two supreme cataclysms of recorded history in high executive office... I was in this second struggle with Germany for more than five years the head of His Majesty's Government. I write therefore…

  • Aesthetic Theory

    Aesthetic Theory
    av Theodor W. Adorno

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780936598

    Theodor Adorno (1903-69) was undoubtedly the foremost thinker of the Frankfurt School, the influential group of German thinkers that fled to the US in the 1930s, including such thinkers as Herbert Marcuse and Max Horkheimer. His work has proved enor…

  • Among the Dead Cities

    Among the Dead Cities
    av Professor A. C. Grayling

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472526038

    Is it ever right to target civilians in a time of war? Or do the ends sometimes justify the means? The twentieth century - the age of 'total war' - marked the first time that civilian populations came to be seen as legitimate military targets. At th…

  • Understanding Music

    Understanding Music
    av Sir Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474270175

    With Understanding Music and The Aesthetics of Music (1997) Roger Scruton set a new standard of rigour and seriousness in the philosophy of music. This collection of wide-ranging essays covers all aspects of the theory and practice of music, showing…

  • Dissemination

    Dissemination
    av Jacques Derrida

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474243711

    First published in 1972, Dissemination contains three of Derrida's most central and seminal works: 'Plato's Pharmacy', 'The Double Session' and 'Dissemination'. The essays present a re-evaluation of the logic of meaning and the function of writing i…

  • Anti-Oedipus

    Anti-Oedipus
    av Gilles Deleuze

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780936611

    The collaboration of the philosopher Gilles Deleuze and the psychoanalyst Felix Guattari has been one of the most profoundly influential partnerships in contemporary thought. Anti-Oedipus is the first part of their masterpiece, Capitalism and Schizo…

  • Key Writings

    Key Writings
    av Henri Lefebvre

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350041677

    Henri Lefebvre is widely recognized as one of the most influential social theorists of the Twentieth Century. His writings on cities, everyday life, and the production of space have become hugely influential across Cultural Studies, Sociology, Geogr…

  • Everyday Life in the Modern World

    Everyday Life in the Modern World
    av Henri Lefebvre

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474272452

    Henri Lefebvre was one of the most significant and influential social theorists of the 20th century. His impressive body of work crosses multiple disciplines including sociology, philosophy, economics, politics and cultural studies. In Everyday Life…

  • Course in General Linguistics

    Course in General Linguistics
    av Ferdinand de Saussure

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472512055

    Ferdinand de Saussure is commonly regarded as one of the fathers of 20th Century Linguistics. His lectures, posthumously published as the Course in General Linguistics ushered in the structuralist mode which marked a key turning point in modern thou…

  • Cinema II

    Cinema II
    av Gilles Deleuze

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472512604

    Gilles Deleuze was one of the most influential figures in twentieth-century philosophy, whose master-works, Difference and Repetition and - with Felix Guattari - A Thousand Plateaus and Anti-Oedipus have become one of the most widely-influential bod…

  • Cinema I

    Cinema I
    av Gilles Deleuze

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472508300

    Gilles Deleuze was one of the most influential figures in twentieth-century philosophy, well known for his works on the philosophy of art and for his master-works, Difference and Repetition and - with Felix Guattari - A Thousand Plateaus and Anti-Oe…

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey
    av Homer

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472532480

    'Muse, tell me of a man: a man of much resource, who was made to wander far and long, after he had sacked the sacred city of Troy. Many were the men whose lands he saw and came to know their thinking: many too the miseries at sea which he suffered i…

  • Francis Bacon

    Francis Bacon
    av Gilles Deleuze

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350040823

    In this landmark text by one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century, Gilles Deleuze takes the paintings of Francis Bacon as his object of his study. The book presents a deep engagement with Bacon's work and the nature of art.…

  • The Beginning of Knowledge

    The Beginning of Knowledge
    av Hans-Georg Gadamer

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474294331

    The Beginning of Knowledge brings together almost all of Gadamer's essays on the Presocratics. In each of the essays Gadamer discusses the origins of knowledge in the western philosophical tradition. Beginning with a hermeneutical and philological i…

  • States and Markets

    States and Markets
    av Susan Strange

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474236928

    '[States and Markets] should be read by every student of international political economy.' - International Relations Theory. Susan Strange was one of the most influential international relations scholars of the latter half of the twentieth century.…

  • Philosophy

    Philosophy
    av Sir Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474288958

    In Philosophy: Principles and Problems Roger Scruton shares the ideas and arguments which initially attracted him to the subject and those which have engaged his attention throughout his career. Through discussions of major philosophers, Kant and Wi…

  • The World Crisis Volume I

    The World Crisis Volume I
    av Sir Sir Winston S. Churchill

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474223379

    The World Crisis is considered by many to be Winston S. Churchill's literary masterpiece. Published across five volumes between 1923 and 1931, Churchill here tells the story of The Great War, from its origins to the long shadow it cast on the follow…

  • On Religion

    On Religion
    av Karl Barth

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780938042

    Karl Barth was one of the most important theologians of the 20thCentury and, according to Pope Pius XII, the most important since Thomas Aquinas. His magnum opus, Church Dogmatics, runs to thirteen volumes and is one of the most substantial works of…

  • The Modes of Modern Writing

    The Modes of Modern Writing
    av David Lodge

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474244213

    The Modes of Modern Writing tackles some of the fundamental questions we all encounter when studying or reading literature, such as: what is literature? What is realism? What is relationship between form and content? And what dictates the shifts in…

  • My Life In Art

    My Life In Art
    av Constantin Stanislavski

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474299657

    No one has had a greater influence on acting as we know it than Stanislavski. His 'method' - or interpretations of it - has become the central force determining almost every performance we see on stage or screen. In My Life in Art Stanislavski recal…

  • Towards the Light

    Towards the Light
    av Professor A. C. Grayling

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780747592990

    The often-violent conflicts of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries were sparked by the pursuit of freedom of thought. In time, this drive led to bitter fighting, including the English Civil War. Then came revolutions in America and France that swe…

  • Towards the Light

    Towards the Light
    av Professor A. C. Grayling

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472532145

    In Towards the Light, A.C. Grayling tells the story of the long and difficult battle for freedom in the West, from the Reformation to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, from the battle for the vote to the struggle for the right to freedom of…

  • Evolution and Conversion

    Evolution and Conversion
    av Dr Rene Girard

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350018235

    Evolution and Conversion explores the main tenets of Rene Girard's thought in a series of dialogues. Here, Girard reflects on the evolution of his thought and offers striking new insights on topics such as violence, religion, desire and literature.…

  • The World Crisis Volume II

    The World Crisis Volume II
    av Sir Sir Winston S. Churchill

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474223386

    The World Crisis is considered by many to be Winston S. Churchill's literary masterpiece. Published across five volumes between 1923 and 1931, Churchill here tells the story of The Great War, from its origins to the long shadow it cast on the follow…

  • The World Crisis Volume II

    The World Crisis Volume II
    av Sir Sir Winston S. Churchill

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472586629

    The World Crisis is considered by many to be Winston S. Churchill's literary masterpiece. Published across five volumes between 1923 and 1931, Churchill here tells the story of The Great War, from its origins to the long shadow it cast on the follow…

  • Goering

    Goering
    av Professor Richard Overy

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350149106

    Published in the Bloomsbury Revelations series and featuring a new preface by the author, this classic biography by acclaimed historian Richard Overy takes the reader on a chilling journey into the heart of Hitler's inner circle.Hermann Goering was…

  • Discourse on Free Will

    Discourse on Free Will
    av Desiderius Erasmus

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780938233

    Desiderius Eramsus (1466/9-1536) was the most renowned scholar of his age, a celebrated humanist and Classicist, and the first teacher of Greek at Cambridge. An influential figure in the Protestant Reformation, though without ever breaking from the…

  • Origins of Analytical Philosophy

    Origins of Analytical Philosophy
    av Michael Dummett

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472532466

    The twentieth century was marked by the triumph of the 'analytic' tradition of philosophy, which remains to this day the dominant mainstream of philosophical thought and teaching. In his landmark reflection and exploration of the origins of analytic…

  • The Tomb of Tutankhamun: Volume 1

    The Tomb of Tutankhamun: Volume 1
    av Howard Carter

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472576866

    The discovery of the resting place of the great Egyptian King Tutankhamun [Tut.ankh.Amen] in November 1922 by Howard Carter and the fifth Earl of Carnarvon was the greatest archaeological find the world had ever seen. Despite its plundering by thiev…