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The Science Delusion
Asking the Big Questions in a Culture of Easy Answers
Written by Curtis White


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $23.95

One of our most brilliant social critics—author of the bestselling The Middle Mind—presents a scathing critique of the “delusions” of science alongside a rousing defense of the tradition of Romanticism and the “big” questions.

With the rise of religion critics such as Richard Dawkins, and of pseudo-science advocates such as Malcolm Gladwell... Read more >
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The Emancipated Spectator

Written by Jacques Ranciere


Format: eBook, 134 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $17.95

The theorists of art and film commonly depict the modern audience as aesthetically and politically passive. In response, both artists and thinkers have sought to transform the spectator into an active agent and the spectacle into a communal performance.

In this follow-up to the acclaimed The Future of the Image, Rancière takes... Read more >
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The Cheng School Gao Style Baguazhang Manual
Gao Yisheng's Bagua Twisting-Body Connected Palm
Written by Gao Yisheng
Edited by Liu Fengcai
Translated by John Groschwitz
Foreword by Vincent Black


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $21.99

In its first English-language edition, this detailed training manual is a complete guide to Gao baguazhang, as preserved through the lineage of Liu Fengcai. The youngest of the major bagua lineages, Gao bagua shows the influence of taiji quan, xingyi quan, and shuai jiao. It incorporates traditional bagua weapons, pre-heaven palms... Read more >
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The Order of Things
The Order of Things
Written by Michel Foucault
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307819307
Our Price: $15.99
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The Order of Things
An Archaeology of Human Sciences
Written by Michel Foucault


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 18, 2012
Price: $15.99

In the work that established him as the most important French thinker since Sartre, Michel Foucault offers startling evidence that "man"—man as a subject of scientific knowledge—is at best a recent invention, the result of a fundamental mutation in our culture.

With vast erudition, Foucault cuts across disciplines and reaches back into... Read more >
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Basic Writings of Nietzsche
Basic Writings of Nietzsche
Written by Friedrich Nietzsche, Translated by Walter Kaufmann
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307786791
Our Price: $13.99
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Basic Writings of Nietzsche

Written by Friedrich Nietzsche
Translated by Walter Kaufmann


Format: eBook, 864 pages
On Sale: February 23, 2011
Price: $13.99

Introduction by Peter Gay
Translated and edited by Walter Kaufmann
Commentary by Martin Heidegger, Albert Camus, and Gilles Deleuze
 
One hundred years after his death, Friedrich Nietzsche remains the most influential philosopher of the modern era. Basic Writings of Nietzsche gathers the complete texts of five of Nietzsche’s most important works, from his...

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The First Clash
The First Clash
Written by Jim Lacey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553908121
Our Price: $12.99
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The First Clash
The Miraculous Greek Victory at Marathon and Its Impact on Western Civilization
Written by Jim Lacey


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 29, 2011
Price: $12.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“A compelling and provocative read . . . With a soldier’s eye, Jim Lacey re-creates the battle of Marathon in all its brutal simplicity.”—Barry Strauss, author of Masters of Command

 
Marathon—one of history’s most pivotal battles. Its name evokes images of almost superhuman courage, endurance, and fighting... Read more >
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From Socrates to Sartre
From Socrates to Sartre
Written by T.Z. Lavine
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307793577
Our Price: $7.99
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From Socrates to Sartre
The Philosophic Quest
Written by T.Z. Lavine


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2011
Price: $7.99

A challenging new look at the great thinkers whose ides have shaped our civilization

From Socrates to Sartre
presents a rousing and readable introduction to the lives, and times of the great philosophers. This thought-provoking book takes us from the inception of Western society in Plato’s Athens to today when the commanding... Read more >
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Decomposition
Decomposition
Written by Andrew Durkin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307911766
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Decomposition
A Music Manifesto
Written by Andrew Durkin


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $14.99

Decomposition is a bracing, revisionary, and provocative inquiry into music—from Beethoven to Duke Ellington, from Conlon Nancarrow to Evelyn Glennie—as a personal and cultural experience: how it is composed, how it is idiosyncratically perceived by critics and reviewers, and why we listen to it the way we do.

Andrew Durkin... Read more >
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One-Dimensional Man
Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society
Written by Herbert Marcuse


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $22.00

Originally published in 1964, One-Dimensional Man quickly became one of the most important texts in the ensuing decade of radical political change. This second edition, newly introduced by Marcuse scholar Douglas Kellner, presents Marcuse's best-selling work to another generation of readers in the context of contemporary events.


From the Trade Paperback edition.... Read more >
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The Voyage of the Beagle
The Voyage of the Beagle
Written by Charles Darwin, Introduction by Steve Jones
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307769725
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The Voyage of the Beagle
Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited During the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle Round the World
Written by Charles Darwin
Introduction by Steve Jones


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 3, 2010
Price: $2.99

In 1831, Charles Darwin embarked on an expedition that, in his own words, determined my whole career. The Voyage of the Beagle chronicles his five-year journey around the world and especially the coastal waters of South America as a naturalist on the H.M.S. Beagle. While traveling through these unexplored countries collecting... Read more >
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