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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

(Available August 12, 2014)
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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The Science Delusion

(Available August 5, 2014)
The Science Delusion
Written by Curtis White
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612193908
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The Science Delusion
Asking the Big Questions in a Culture of Easy Answers
Written by Curtis White


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.95

One of our most brilliant social critics—and the author of the bestselling The Middle Mind—presents a scathing critique of the “delusions” of science alongside a rousing defense of the role of art and philosophy in our culture

The so-called new atheists, most famously Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens, made a splash in the... Read more >
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What We See When We Read

(Available August 5, 2014)
What We See When We Read
Written by Peter Mendelsund
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804171632
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What We See When We Read

Written by Peter Mendelsund


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.95

A gorgeously unique, fully illustrated exploration into the phenomenology of reading—how we visualize images from reading works of literature, from one of our very best book jacket designers, himself a passionate reader.

What do we see when we read? Did Tolstoy really describe Anna Karenina? Did Melville ever really tell us... Read more >
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What We See When We Read

Written by Peter Mendelsund


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $13.99

A gorgeously unique, fully illustrated exploration into the phenomenology of reading—how we visualize images from reading works of literature, from one of our very best book jacket designers, himself a passionate reader.

What do we see when we read? Did Tolstoy really describe Anna Karenina? Did Melville ever really tell us... 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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On the New
On the New
Written by Boris Groys
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781682937
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On the New

Written by Boris Groys


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $95.00

On the New looks at the economies of exchange and valuation that drive modern culture's key sites: the intellectual marketplace and the archive. As ideas move from one context to another, newness is created. This continuous shifting of the line that separates the valuable from the worthless, culture from profanity, is... Read more >
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On The Pleasure Principle In Culture
On The Pleasure Principle In Culture
Written by Robert Pfaller
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781681756
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On The Pleasure Principle In Culture
Illusions Without Owners
Written by Robert Pfaller


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $95.00

In this fascinating work of cultural theory and philosophy, Robert Pfaller explores the hidden cost of our contemporary approach to pleasure, belief and illusion.


Sports, design, eroticism, social intercourse and games – indeed, all those aspects of our culture commonly deemed ‘pleasurable’–seem to require beliefs that many regard as illusory. But in considering themselves above the self-deceptions... 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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Willing Slaves Of Capital
Willing Slaves Of Capital
Written by Frederic Lordon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781681619
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Willing Slaves Of Capital
Spinoza And Marx On Desire
Written by Frederic Lordon


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $95.00

Why do people work for other people? This seemingly naïve question is at the heart of Lordon's argument. To complement Marx's partial answers, especially in the face of the disconcerting spectacle of the engaged, enthusiastic employee, Lordon brings to bear a "Spinozist anthropology" that reveals the fundamental role of affects and... Read more >
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On the New
On the New
Written by Boris Groys
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781682920
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On the New

Written by Boris Groys


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $22.95

On the New looks at the economies of exchange and valuation that drive modern culture's key sites: the intellectual marketplace and the archive. As ideas move from one context to another, newness is created. This continuous shifting of the line that separates the valuable from the worthless, culture from profanity, is... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
On the New

Written by Boris Groys


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $22.95

On the New looks at the economies of exchange and valuation that drive modern culture's key sites: the intellectual marketplace and the archive. As ideas move from one context to another, newness is created. This continuous shifting of the line that separates the valuable from the worthless, culture from profanity, is... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
On The Pleasure Principle In Culture
Illusions Without Owners
Written by Robert Pfaller


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $26.95

For many illusions, it is easy to find owners – people who proudly declare that they believe in things such as life after death, human reason, and self-regulation of financial markets. Yet there are also different kinds of illusions at work, for example, in art: trompe l’oeil-painting pleases its observers with... Read more >
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On The Pleasure Principle In Culture
On The Pleasure Principle In Culture
Written by Robert Pfaller
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681749
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On The Pleasure Principle In Culture
Illusions Without Owners
Written by Robert Pfaller


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $26.95

For many illusions it is easy to find owners—people who proudly declare their belief in things such as life after death, human reason, or the self-regulation of financial markets. Yet there are also different kinds of illusions, too, for example, in art: trompe l'oeil painting pleases its observers with "anonymous illusions"—illusions... 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 >
Also available as a hardcover.
Vedantic Meditation
Lighting the Flame of Awareness
Written by David Frawley
Foreword by John Douillard


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $15.95

As yoga gains popularity across the U.S., many people are becoming interested in its traditional Vedic roots. While Buddhist meditation is well represented on bookshelves, there has been little Vedantic philosophy written in lay terms until now. Author David Frawley guides readers through the challenges of cultivating awareness, calming the mind... 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...

Read more >
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The Passage West
Philosophy After the Age of the Nation State
Written by Giacomo Marramao


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $29.95

In this ambitious work, Giacomo Marramao proposes a radical reconceptualization of the world system in our era of declining state sovereignty. He argues that globalization cannot be reduced to mere economics or summarized by phrases such as ‘the end of history’ or the ‘westernization of the world’. Instead, we find ourselves... Read more >
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24/7
24/7
Written by Jonathan Crary
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781683101
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24/7
Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep
Written by Jonathan Crary


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $12.95

24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep explores some of the ruinous consequences of the expanding non-stop processes of twenty-first-century capitalism. The marketplace now operates through every hour of the clock, pushing us into constant activity and eroding forms of community and political expression, damaging the fabric of everyday life.

Jonathan Crary... Read more >
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The Cave and the Light
The Cave and the Light
Written by Arthur Herman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553385663
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The Cave and the Light
Plato Versus Aristotle, and the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization
Written by Arthur Herman


Format: Trade Paperback, 704 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $18.00

Arthur Herman has now written the definitive sequel to his New York Times bestseller, How the Scots Invented the Modern World, and extends the themes of the book—which sold half a million copies worldwide—back to the ancient Greeks and forward to the age of the Internet. The Cave and the Light... Read more >
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Questions for the Dalai Lama
Answers on Love, Success, Happiness, & the Meaning of Life
Edited by Dede Cummings and Travis Hellstrom
Commentaries by Dalai Lama
Foreword by Lauren Alderfer


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $9.99

For centuries, millions upon millions of people have sought out the wisdom of the Dalai Lama. Tenzin Gyatso, the current and XIV Dalai Lama, has traveled the world, spreading his personal doctrine of compassion and understanding. His sage words resonate with all who hear him speak, encompassing topics as grand as... Read more >
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