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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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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-…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Enemy of All

    The Enemy of All
    av Daniel Heller-Roazen

    Klotband - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951948

    The philosophical genealogy of a remarkable antagonist: the pirate, the key to the contemporary paradigm of the universal foe.The pirate is the original enemy of humankind. As Cicero famously remarked, there are certain enemies with whom one may neg…

  • The Twister Trap

    The Twister Trap
    av Michael Dahl, Bradford Kendall, Michael Dahl

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781434205483

    The Page Turners, two powerful books from the Library of Doom have fallen into the hands of an evil magician. He turns the books into two terrible tornadoes to destroy the librarian. The librarian must risk his life to stop them destroying a small v…

  • The Word Eater

    The Word Eater
    av Michael Dahl, Bradford Kendall, Michael Dahl

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781434205513

  • The Visual and the Visionary

    The Visual and the Visionary
    av Jeffrey F. Hamburger

    Klotband - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299458

    A bew interpretation of the role of the visual arts in the spiritual lives of women in late medieval monastic communities.The Visual and the Visionary adds a new dimension to the study of female spirituality, with its nuanced account of the changing…

  • The Propensity of Things

    The Propensity of Things
    av Francois Jullien

    Klotband - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299946

    In this book, his first to appear in English, French sinologist Francois Jullien uses the Chinese concept of shi-meaning disposition or circumstance, power or potential-as a touchstone to explore Chinese culture and to uncover the intricate structur…

  • The Propensity of Things

    The Propensity of Things
    av Francois Jullien

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299953

    In this book, his first to appear in English, French sinologist Francois Jullien uses the Chinese concept of shi-meaning disposition or circumstance, power or potential-as a touchstone to explore Chinese culture and to uncover the intricate structur…

  • 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…

  • A Vital Rationalist

    A Vital Rationalist
    av Georges Canguilhem

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299731

    Georges Canguilhem is one of France's foremost historians of science. Trained as a medical doctor as well as a philosopher, he combined these practices to demonstrate to philosophers that there could be no epistemology without concrete study of the…

  • Reason and Resonance

    Reason and Resonance
    av Veit Erlmann

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408055

    How the ear came to play a central role in modern culture and rationality. Hearing has traditionally been regarded as the second sense-as somehow less rational and less modern than the first sense, sight. Reason and Resonance explodes this myth by r…

  • Reason and Resonance

    Reason and Resonance
    av Veit Erlmann

    Klotband - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408048

    How the ear came to play a central role in modern culture and rationality. Hearing has traditionally been regarded as the second sense-as somehow less rational and less modern than the first sense, sight. Reason and Resonance explodes this myth by r…

  • The Form of Becoming

    The Form of Becoming
    av Janina Wellmann

    Klotband - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408765

    An examination of the constitutive role of rhythm and movement in the visualization of developing life.In The Form of Becoming Janina Wellmann offers an innovative understanding of the emergence around 1800 of the science of embryology and a new not…

  • Fragmentation and Redemption

    Fragmentation and Redemption
    av Caroline Walker Bynum

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299625

    These seven essays by noted historian Caroline Walker Bynum exemplify her argument that historians must write in a "comic" mode, aware of history's artifice, risks, and incompletion. Exploring a diverse array of medieval texts, the essays show how w…

  • History and Obstinacy

    History and Obstinacy
    av Alexander Kluge

    Klotband - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408468

    An epochal archaeology of the labor power that has been cultivated in the human body over the last two thousand years.If Marx's opus Capital provided the foundational account of the forces of production in all of their objective, machine formats, wh…

  • Contemporary States of Emergency

    Contemporary States of Emergency

    Klotband - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408000

    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…

  • 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…

  • Theory of Religion

    Theory of Religion
    av Georges Bataille

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299090

    Theory of Religion brings to philosophy what Bataille's earlier book, The Accursed Share, brought to anthropology and history; namely, an analysis based on notions of excess and expenditure. Bataille brilliantly defines religion as so many different…

  • Access to Knowledge in the Age of Intellectual Property

    Access to Knowledge in the Age of Intellectual Property

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951962

    A movement emerges to challenge the tightening of intellectual property law around the world.At the end of the twentieth century, intellectual property rights collided with everyday life. Expansive copyright laws and digital rights management techno…

  • Ghostly Apparitions

    Ghostly Apparitions
    av Stefan Andriopoulos

    Klotband - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408352

    A media archaeology that traces connections between new media technologies and distinct cultural realms, considering topics that range from Kant's philosophy to somnambulist clairvoyants.Drawing together literature, media, and philosophy, Ghostly Ap…