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On Being Blue
A Philosophical Inquiry
Written by William H. Gass
Introduction by Michael Gorra


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $14.00

On Being Blue is a book about everything blue—sex and sleaze and sadness, among other things—and about everything else. It brings us the world in a word as only William H. Gass, among contemporary American writers, can do.
 
Gass writes:
Of the colors, blue and green have the greatest emotional... Read more >
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On Being Blue
On Being Blue
Written by William H. Gass, Introduction by Michael Gorra
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ISBN: 9781590177181
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On Being Blue
A Philosophical Inquiry
Written by William H. Gass
Introduction by Michael Gorra


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $14.00

On Being Blue is a book about everything blue—sex and sleaze and sadness, among other things—and about everything else. It brings us the world in a word as only William H. Gass, among contemporary American writers, can do.

Gass writes:
Of the colors, blue and green have the greatest emotional... Read more >
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Concept and Form, Volumes 1 and 2

Edited by Peter Hallward and Knox Peden


Format: eBook, 574 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $59.90

Concept and Form is a two-volume monument to the work of the philosophy journal the Cahiers pour l’Analyse (1966–69), the most ambitious and radical collective project to emerge from French structuralism. Inspired by their teachers Louis Althusser and Jacques Lacan, the editors of the Cahiers sought to sever philosophy from the interpretation of given meanings or... Read more >
The Embroidered Armour
The Embroidered Armour
Written by Roberto Peregalli, Translated by Shaun Whiteside
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781906548339
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The Embroidered Armour

Written by Roberto Peregalli
Translated by Shaun Whiteside


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $15.95

The Embroidered Armour examines the Greek Mysteries, mythology and legends that heralded a revolution in thinking between the time of Homer and Plato, which gave birth to the Western cultural tradition. Read more >
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We Have Only This Life to Live
We Have Only This Life to Live
Written by Jean-Paul Sartre, Edited by Adrian van den Hoven and Ronald Aronson, Introduction by Ronald Aronson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590174937
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We Have Only This Life to Live
The Selected Essays of Jean-Paul Sartre, 1939-1975
Written by Jean-Paul Sartre
Edited by Adrian van den Hoven and Ronald Aronson
Introduction by Ronald Aronson


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $24.95

Jean-Paul Sartre was a man of staggering gifts, whose accomplishments as philosopher, novelist, playwright, biographer, and activist still command attention and inspire debate. Sartre’s restless intelligence may have found its most characteristic outlet in the open-ended form of the essay. For Sartre the essay was an essentially dramatic form, the record... Read more >
The Embroidered Armour

Written by Roberto Peregalli
Translated by Shaun Whiteside


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $9.99

The Embroidered Armour examines the Greek Mysteries, mythology and legends that heralded a revolution in thinking between the time of Homer and Plato, which gave birth to the Western cultural tradition.


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Mental Healers
Mental Healers
Written by Stefan Zweig, Translated by Cedar Paul and Eden Paul
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781906548940
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Mental Healers
Mesmer, Eddy and Freud
Written by Stefan Zweig
Translated by Cedar Paul and Eden Paul


Format: Trade Paperback, 430 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $18.95

Franz Mesmer, Mary Baker Eddy and Sigmund Freud—three influential thinkers who travelled very different paths in their search for the crucial link between mind and body. Zweig’s brilliant study explores the lives and work of these important figures, raising provocative questions regarding the efficacy and even the morality of their methods.
An... Read more >
Concept and Form, Volume 1
Selections from the Cahiers pour l'Analyse
Edited by Peter Hallward and Knox Peden
Contribution by Alain Badiou, Yves Duroux and Alain Grosrichard


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 12, 2012
Price: $26.95

Edited by a small group of students—including Alain Badiou, Jacques-Alain Miller and François Regnault—at the Ecole normale supérieure in Paris, the Cahiers pour l’Analyse appeared in ten volumes between 1966 to 1969. The journal was conceived as a contribution to a philosophy based on the primacy of concepts and the rigor... Read more >
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Concept and Form, Volume 2
Interviews and essays on Cahiers pour l'Analyse
Edited by Peter Hallward and Knox Peden
Contribution by Alain Badiou, Etienne Balibar and Edward Baring


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 12, 2012
Price: $29.95

Edited by a small group of students—including Alain Badiou, Jacques-Alain Miller and François Regnault—at the Ecole normale supérieure in Paris, the Cahiers pour l’Analyse appeared in ten volumes between 1966 to 1969. The journal was conceived as a contribution to a philosophy based on the primacy of concepts and the rigor... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Concept and Form, Volume 1
Concept and Form, Volume 1
Edited by Peter Hallward and Knox Peden, Contribution by Alain Badiou, Yves Duroux and Alain Grosrichard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844678723
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Concept and Form, Volume 1
Selections from the Cahiers pour l'Analyse
Edited by Peter Hallward and Knox Peden
Contribution by Alain Badiou, Yves Duroux and Alain Grosrichard


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: December 12, 2012
Price: $29.95

Concept and Form is a two-volume monument to the work of the philosophy journal the Cahiers pour l’Analyse (1966–69), the most ambitious and radical collective project to emerge from French structuralism. Inspired by their teachers Louis Althusser and Jacques Lacan, the editors of the Cahiers sought to sever philosophy from the... Read more >
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Concept and Form, Volume 2
Concept and Form, Volume 2
Edited by Peter Hallward and Knox Peden, Contribution by Alain Badiou, Etienne Balibar and Edward Baring
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844678730
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Concept and Form, Volume 2
Interviews and essays on Cahiers pour l'Analyse
Edited by Peter Hallward and Knox Peden
Contribution by Alain Badiou, Etienne Balibar and Edward Baring


Format: Trade Paperback, 302 pages
On Sale: December 12, 2012
Price: $29.95

Concept and Form is a two-volume monument to the work of the philosophy journal the Cahiers pour l’Analyse (1966–69), the most ambitious and radical collective project to emerge from French structuralism. Inspired by their teachers Louis Althusser and Jacques Lacan, the editors of the Cahiers sought to sever philosophy from the... Read more >
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In Search of the Essence of Place
In Search of the Essence of Place
Written by Petr Kral, Illustrated by Petr Kral, Translated by Christopher Moncrieff
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781906548872
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In Search of the Essence of Place

Written by Petr Kral
Illustrated by Petr Kral
Translated by Christopher Moncrieff


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $18.00

Armed only with his poetic sensibility, Petr Král sets out to explore our relationship with the places that we inhabit, and with the apparently unremarkable everyday objects which often inform and enrich our lives.
Král bears witness to Flaubert's observation that "in order for something to become interesting, we simply have to... Read more >
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The Ecstasy of Influence
The Ecstasy of Influence
Written by Jonathan Lethem
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307744500
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The Ecstasy of Influence
Nonfictions, Etc.
Written by Jonathan Lethem


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $16.95

National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist
A New York Times Notable Book
A Best Book of the Year —Austin American-Statesman

Includes a new, previously uncollected piece: "My Internet"
 
In The Ecstasy of Influence, the incomparable Jonathan Lethem has compiled a career-spanning collection of occasional pieces—essays, memoir, liner notes, fiction, and criticism—which also doubles as a novelist’s...

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Religio Medici and Urne-Buriall

Written by Sir Thomas Browne
Introduction by Stephen Greenblatt and Ramie Targoff


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $14.95

Sir Thomas Browne is one of the supreme stylists of the English language: a coiner of words and spinner of phrases to rival Shakespeare; the wielder of a weird and wonderful erudition; an inquiring spirit in the mold of Montaigne. Browne was an inspiration to the Romantics as well as to... Read more >
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Religio Medici and Urne-Buriall
Religio Medici and Urne-Buriall
Written by Sir Thomas Browne, Edited by Stephen Greenblatt and Ramie Targoff
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590174883
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Religio Medici and Urne-Buriall

Written by Sir Thomas Browne
Edited by Stephen Greenblatt and Ramie Targoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $14.95

Sir Thomas Browne is one of the supreme stylists of the English language: a coiner of words and spinner of phrases to rival Shakespeare; the wielder of a weird and wonderful erudition; an  inquiring spirit in the mold of Montaigne. Browne was an inspiration to the Romantics as well as to... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
In Search of the Essence of Place

Written by Petr Kral
Illustrated by Petr Kral
Translated by Christopher Moncrieff


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.99

Armed only with his poetic sensibility, Petr Král sets out to explore our relationship with the places that we inhabit, and with the apparently unremarkable everyday objects which often inform and enrich our lives.
Král bears witness to Flaubert's observation that "in order for something to become interesting, we simply have to... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Ecstasy of Influence
The Ecstasy of Influence
Written by Jonathan Lethem
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385534963
Our Price: $12.99
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The Ecstasy of Influence
Nonfictions, Etc.
Written by Jonathan Lethem


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $12.99

What’s a novelist supposed to do with contemporary culture? And what’s contemporary culture sup­posed to do with novelists? In The Ecstasy of Influence, Jonathan Lethem, tangling with what he calls the “white elephant” role of the writer as public intellectual, arrives at an astonishing range of answers.

A constellation... Read more >
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The Ecstasy of Influence
The Ecstasy of Influence
Written by Jonathan Lethem, Read by Jonathan Lethem
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307940865
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The Ecstasy of Influence
Nonfictions, Etc.
Written by Jonathan Lethem
Read by Jonathan Lethem


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $25.00

What’s a novelist supposed to do with contemporary culture? And what’s contemporary culture sup­posed to do with novelists? In The Ecstasy of Influence, Jonathan Lethem, tangling with what he calls the “white elephant” role of the writer as public intellectual, arrives at an astonishing range of answers.

A constellation... Read more >
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Did Darwin Write the Origin Backwards?
Philosophical Essays on Darwin's Theory
Written by Elliott Sober


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 31, 2011
Price: $11.99

Is it accurate to label Darwin’s theory "the theory of evolution by natural selection," given that the concept of common ancestry is at least as central to Darwin’s theory? Did Darwin reject the idea that group selection causes characteristics to evolve that are good for the group though bad for the... Read more >
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Integral Ecology
Integral Ecology
Written by Sean Esbjorn-Hargens, Ph.D. and Michael E. Zimmerman, Ph.D., Foreword by Marc Bekoff
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590307670
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Integral Ecology
Uniting Multiple Perspectives on the Natural World
Written by Sean Esbjorn-Hargens, Ph.D. and Michael E. Zimmerman, Ph.D.
Foreword by Marc Bekoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 832 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $35.00

Today there is a bewildering diversity of views on ecology and the natural environment. With more than two hundred distinct and valuable perspectives on the natural world—and with scientists, economists, ethicists, activists, philosophers, and others often taking completely different stances on the issues—how can we come to agreement to solve our... Read more >
The City of God
The City of God
Written by St. Augustine, Translated by Marcus Dods, Introduction by Thomas Merton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307764768
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The City of God

Written by St. Augustine
Translated by Marcus Dods
Introduction by Thomas Merton


Format: eBook, 928 pages
On Sale: December 15, 2010
Price: $13.99

One of the great cornerstones in the history of Christian philosophy, The City of God provides an insightful interpretation of the development of modern Western society and the origin of most Western thought. Contrasting earthly and heavenly cities--representing the omnipresent struggle between good and evil--Augustine explores human history in its relation... Read more >
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Dewey's Enduring Impact
Dewey's Enduring Impact
Edited by John R. Shook and Paul Kurtz
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616142292
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Dewey's Enduring Impact
Essays on America's Philosopher
Edited by John R. Shook and Paul Kurtz


Format: Hardcover, 396 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2010
Price: $29.00

John Dewey was recognized in his own day as America's philosopher. His defenses of pragmatism, naturalism, humanism, and democracy stand among the highest achievements of thought, and they helped shape the destiny of America and the world. In this collection of twenty-three essays, written especially for this volume, many of the... Read more >
Did Darwin Write the Origin Backwards?
Did Darwin Write the Origin Backwards?
Written by Elliott Sober
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616142308
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Did Darwin Write the Origin Backwards?
Philosophical Essays on Darwin's Theory
Written by Elliott Sober


Format: Trade Paperback, 230 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2010
Price: $21.00

Is it accurate to label Darwin’s theory "the theory of evolution by natural selection," given that the concept of common ancestry is at least as central to Darwin’s theory? Did Darwin reject the idea that group selection causes characteristics to evolve that are good for the group though bad for the... Read more >
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Half Empty
Half Empty
Written by David Rakoff
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385533690
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Half Empty

Written by David Rakoff


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $11.99

The inimitably witty David Rakoff, New York Times bestselling author of Don’t Get Too Comfortable, defends the commonsensical notion that you should always assume the worst, because you’ll never be disappointed.

In this deeply funny (and, no kidding, wise and poignant) book, Rakoff examines the realities of our sunny,  gosh­... Read more >
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Half Empty
Half Empty
Written by David Rakoff, Read by David Rakoff
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307738851
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Half Empty

Written by David Rakoff
Read by David Rakoff


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $15.00

The inimitably witty David Rakoff, New York Times bestselling author of Don’t Get Too Comfortable, defends the commonsensical notion that you should always assume the worst, because you’ll never be disappointed.

In this deeply funny (and, no kidding, wise and poignant) book, Rakoff examines the realities of our sunny,  gosh­... Read more >
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