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The Notion of Authority

(Available August 19, 2014)
The Notion of Authority
Written by Alexandre Kojeve, Translated by Hager Weslati
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781680957
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The Notion of Authority

Written by Alexandre Kojeve
Translated by Hager Weslati


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $24.95

In The Notion of Authority, written in the 1940s in Nazi-occupied France, Alexandre
Kojève uncovers the conceptual premises of four primary models of authority, examining the practical application of their derivative variations from the Enlightenment
to Vichy France.

This foundational text, translated here into English for the first time, is the missing piece
in any discussion... Read more >
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The Notion of Authority

Written by Alexandre Kojeve
Translated by Hager Weslati


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $24.95

In The Notion of Authority, written in the 1940s in Nazi-occupied France, Alexandre
Kojève uncovers the conceptual premises of four primary models of authority, examining the practical application of their derivative variations from the Enlightenment
to Vichy France.

This foundational text, translated here into English for the first time, is the missing piece
in any discussion... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Philosophy Of Praxis
Marx, Lukács And The Frankfurt School
Written by Andrew Feenberg


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $29.95

Philosophy of Praxis examines the work of four Marxist thinkers, the early Marx and Lukács, and the Frankfurt School philosophers Adorno and Marcuse. The book holds that fundamental philosophical problems are in reality social problems, abstractly conceived. This argument has two implications: on the one hand, philosophical problems are significant insofar as... Read more >
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The Philosophy Of Praxis

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The Philosophy Of Praxis
Written by Andrew Feenberg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681725
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The Philosophy Of Praxis
Marx, Lukács And The Frankfurt School
Written by Andrew Feenberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $29.95

The early Marx called for the “realization of philosophy” through revolution. Revolution thus became a critical concept for Marxism, a view elaborated in the later praxis perspectives of Lukács and the Frankfurt School. These thinkers argue that fundamental philosophical problems are, in reality, social problems abstractly conceived.

Originally published as Lukács, Marx and the Sources of... Read more >
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Freudianism
A Marxist Critique
Written by Valentin Voloshinov
Translated by I.R. Titunik
Introduction by Neal Bruss


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $17.95

Freudianism is a major icon in the history of ideas, independently rich and suggestive today both for psychoanalysis and for theories of language. It offers critical insights whose recognition demands a change in the manner in which the fundamental principles of both psychoanalysis and linguistic theory are understood. Volosinov went to... Read more >
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The Philosophy Of Praxis
The Philosophy Of Praxis
Written by Andrew Feenberg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781681732
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The Philosophy Of Praxis
Marx, Lukács And The Frankfurt School
Written by Andrew Feenberg


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $95.00

The early Marx called for the "realization of philosophy" through revolution. Revolution thus becomes a critical philosophical concept for Marxism, a view elaborated in the later praxis philosophies of Lukács, and the Frankfurt School. These philosophers argue that fundamental philosophical problems are, in reality, social problems abstractly conceived. This argument has... Read more >
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Saint Paul
Saint Paul
Written by Pier Paolo Pasolini
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781682883
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Saint Paul
A Screenplay
Written by Pier Paolo Pasolini


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $26.95

Presented here for the first time in English is a remarkable screenplay about the apostle Paul by Pier Paolo Pasolini, legendary filmmaker, novelist, poet, and radical intellectual activist. Written between the appearance of his renowned film Teorema and the shocking, controversial Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom, St Paul was... Read more >
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Saint Paul
A Screenplay
Written by Pier Paolo Pasolini


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $26.95

Presented here for the first time in English is a remarkable screenplay about the apostle Paul by Pier Paolo Pasolini, legendary filmmaker, novelist, poet, and radical intellectual activist. Written between the appearance of his renowned film Teorema and the shocking, controversial Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom, St Paul was... Read more >
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Human Rights and the Uses of History
Human Rights and the Uses of History
Written by Samuel Moyn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781682630
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Human Rights and the Uses of History

Written by Samuel Moyn


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $24.95

What are the origins of human rights? This question, rarely asked before the end of the Cold War, has in recent years become a major focus of historical and ideological strife. In this sequence of reflective and critical studies, Samuel Moyn engages with some of the leading interpreters of human rights... Read more >
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Human Rights and the Uses of History

Written by Samuel Moyn


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $16.95

Where did human rights come from? This question, rarely asked before the end of the Cold War, has in recent years become a major focus of historical and ideological strife. In a series of reflective and critical essays, Samuel Moyn engages with some of the leading theorists of human rights, who...

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Revolution at the Gates
Selected Writings of Lenin from 1917
Written by V.I. Lenin
Edited by Slavoj Zizek


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $24.95

The idea of a Lenin renaissance might well provoke an outburst of sarcastic laughter. Marx is OK, but Lenin? Doesn’t he stand for the big catastrophe which left its mark on the entire twentieth-century?

Lenin, however, deserves wider consideration than this, and his writings of 1917 are testament to a formidable political... Read more >
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Polemics

Written by Alain Badiou
Contribution by Cecile Winter
Translated by Steve Corcoran, Bruno Bosteels and Ray Brassier


Format: eBook, 364 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $19.95

Following on from Alain Badiou’s acclaimed works Ethics and Metapolitics, Polemics is a series of brilliant metapolitical reflections, demolishing established opinion and dominant propaganda, and reorienting our understanding of events from the Kosovo and Iraq wars to the Paris Commune and the Cultural Revolution.

With the critical insight and polemical bravura for... Read more >
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Unlearning with Hannah Arendt

Written by Marie Luise Knott


Format: eBook, 151 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $19.99

Short-listed for the Tractatus Essay Prize, an examination of the innovative strategies Arendt used to achieve intellectual freedom
 
After observing the trial of Adolf Eichmann, Hannah Arendt articulated her controversial concept of the “banality of evil,” thereby posing one of the most chilling and divisive moral questions of the twentieth century: How... Read more >
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Unlearning with Hannah Arendt
Unlearning with Hannah Arendt
Written by Marie Luise Knott
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590516478
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Unlearning with Hannah Arendt

Written by Marie Luise Knott


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $22.95

Short-listed for the Tractatus Essay Prize, an examination of the innovative strategies Arendt used to achieve intellectual freedom
 
After observing the trial of Adolf Eichmann, Hannah Arendt articulated her controversial concept of the “banality of evil,” thereby posing one of the most chilling and divisive moral questions of the twentieth century: How... Read more >
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Did Somebody Say Totalitarianism?
5 Interventions in the (Mis)Use of a Notion
Written by Slavoj Zizek


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $22.95

In some circles, a nod towards totalitarianism is enough to dismiss any critique of the status quo. Such is the insidiousness of the neo-liberal ideology, argues Slavoj Žižek.  Did Somebody Say Totalitarianism? turns a specious rhetorical strategy on its head to identify a network of family resemblances between totalitarianism and modern... Read more >
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Proletarian Nights
The Workers' Dream in Nineteenth-Century France
Written by Jacques Ranciere


Format: eBook, 478 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $29.95

Proletarian Nights, previously published in English as Nights of Labor and one of Rancière’s most important works, dramatically reinterprets the Revolution of 1830, contending that workers were not rebelling against specific hardships and conditions but against the unyielding predetermination of their lives. Through a study of worker-run newspapers, letters, journals, and... Read more >
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The New Way Of The World
On Neoliberal Society
Written by Pierre Dardot and Christian Laval
Translated by Gregory Elliott


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $29.95

Exploring the genesis of neoliberalism, and the political and economic circumstances of its deployment, Pierre Dardot and Christian Laval dispel numerous common misconceptions. Neoliberalism is neither a return to classical liberalism nor the restoration of “pure” capitalism. To misinterpret neoliberalism is to fail to understand what is new about it: far... Read more >
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On The Reproduction Of Capitalism
Ideology And Ideological State Apparatuses
Written by Louis Althusser
Foreword by Etienne Balibar


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $29.95

Louis Althusser’s renowned short text ‘Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses’ radically transformed the concept of the subject, the understanding of the state and even the very frameworks of cultural, political and literary theory. The text has influenced thinkers such as Judith Butler, Ernesto Laclau and Slavoj Žižek.

The piece is, in fact, an extract from a... Read more >
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Utopia or Bust: A Guide to the Present Crisis
Utopia or Bust: A Guide to the Present Crisis
Written by Benjamin Kunkel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781683279
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Utopia or Bust: A Guide to the Present Crisis

Written by Benjamin Kunkel


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $14.95

After the financial crash and the great recession, the media rediscovered Karl marx, socialist theory, and the very idea that capitalism can be questioned.

But in spite of the publicity, the main paths of contemporary critical thought have gone unexplored
outside of the academy. Benjamin Kunkel’s Utopia or Bust leads readers — whether politically committed or simply curious &mdash... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Utopia or Bust: A Guide to the Present Crisis

Written by Benjamin Kunkel


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $14.95

After the financial crash and the great recession, the media rediscovered Karl marx, socialist theory, and the very idea that capitalism can be questioned.

But in spite of the publicity, the main paths of contemporary critical thought have gone unexplored
outside of the academy. Benjamin Kunkel’s Utopia or Bust leads readers — whether politically committed or simply curious &mdash... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Faith of the Faithless
The Faith of the Faithless
Written by Simon Critchley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681688
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The Faith of the Faithless
Experiments In Political Theology
Written by Simon Critchley


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $18.95

The return to religion has arguably become the dominant theme of contemporary culture. Somehow, the secular age seems to have been replaced by a new era where political action flows directly from theological, indeed cosmic, conflict. The Faith of the Faithless lays out the philosophical and political framework of this idea... Read more >
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The New Way Of The World
The New Way Of The World
Written by Pierre Dardot and Christian Laval, Translated by Gregory Elliott
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781681763
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The New Way Of The World
On Neoliberal Society
Written by Pierre Dardot and Christian Laval
Translated by Gregory Elliott


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $29.95

What is new about neoliberalism? Pierre Dardot and Christian Laval contend that it is more than just a new economic paradigm — it is a system for transforming the human subject. Rather than a return to classic liberalism, or the restoration of a ‘pure’, unconstrained market, neoliberalism envisages the modern corporation as a model for government, conjuring a future in which society is nothing other... Read more >
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On The Reproduction Of Capitalism
On The Reproduction Of Capitalism
Written by Louis Althusser, Foreword by Etienne Balibar
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681640
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On The Reproduction Of Capitalism
Ideology And Ideological State Apparatuses
Written by Louis Althusser
Foreword by Etienne Balibar


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $29.95

Louis Althusser’s renowned short text ‘Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses’ radically transformed the concept of the subject, the understanding of the state and even the very frameworks of cultural, political and literary theory. The text has influenced thinkers such as Judith Butler, Ernesto Laclau and Slavoj Žižek.

The piece is, in fact, an extract from a... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
On The Reproduction Of Capitalism
On The Reproduction Of Capitalism
Written by Louis Althusser, Foreword by Etienne Balibar
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781681657
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On The Reproduction Of Capitalism
Ideology And Ideological State Apparatuses
Written by Louis Althusser
Foreword by Etienne Balibar


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $95.00

Louis Althusser’s renowned short text ‘Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses’ radically transformed the concept of the subject, the understanding of the state and even the very frameworks of cultural, political and literary theory. The text has influenced thinkers such as Judith Butler, Ernesto Laclau and Slavoj Žižek.

The piece is, in fact, an extract from a... Read more >
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The Ego And His Own
The Ego And His Own
Written by Max Stirner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681565
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The Ego And His Own
The Case Of The Individual Against Authority
Written by Max Stirner


Format: Trade Paperback, 370 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $17.95

The Ego and His Own, the seminal defence of individualism, coloured the thinking of Friedrich Nietzsche, Max Ernst, Henrik Ibsen and Victor Serge, among many others, some of whom would vigorously deny any such influence in later years. Less reticent was Marcel Duchamp, who described Max Stirner as the philosopher most... Read more >
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