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Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
Written by M. Andrew Holowchak
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149529
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Thomas Jefferson
Uncovering His Unique Philosophy and Vision
Written by M. Andrew Holowchak


Format: Hardcover, 365 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $26.00

This is the first book to systematize the philosophical content of Thomas Jefferson’s writings. Sifting through Jefferson’s many addresses, messages, and letters, philosopher M. Andrew Holowchak uncovers an intensely curious Enlightenment thinker with a well-constructed, people-sympathetic, and consistent philosophy. As the author shows, Jefferson’s philosophical views encompassed human nature, the cosmos... Read more >
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Thomas Jefferson
Uncovering His Unique Philosophy and Vision
Written by M. Andrew Holowchak


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $12.99

This is the first book to systematize the philosophical content of Thomas Jefferson’s writings. Sifting through Jefferson’s many addresses, messages, and letters, philosopher M. Andrew Holowchak uncovers an intensely curious Enlightenment thinker with a well-constructed, people-sympathetic, and consistent philosophy. As the author shows, Jefferson’s philosophical views encompassed human nature, the cosmos... Read more >
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The Actuality of Communism
The Actuality of Communism
Written by Bruno Bosteels
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781687673
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The Actuality of Communism

Written by Bruno Bosteels


Format: Trade Paperback, 296 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $16.95

One of the rising stars of contemporary critical theory, Bruno Bosteels discusses the new currents of thought generated by figures such as Alain Badiou, Jacques Rancière and Slavoj Žižek, who are spearheading the revival of interest in communism. Bosteels examines this resurgence of communist thought through the prism of “speculative leftism&rdquo... Read more >
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The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume I
The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume I
Written by Rosa Luxemburg, Edited by Peter Hudis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781687659
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The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume I
Volume I: Economic Writings I
Written by Rosa Luxemburg
Edited by Peter Hudis


Format: Trade Paperback, 620 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $39.95

This first volume in Rosa Luxemburg’s Complete Works, entitled Economic Writings 1, contains some of Luxemburg’s most important statements on the globalization of capital, wage labor, imperialism, and pre-capitalist economic formations.

In addition to a new translation of her doctoral dissertation, “The Industrial Development of Poland,” Volume I includes the first complete English-language publication of her... Read more >
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Left Hemisphere
Left Hemisphere
Written by Razmig Keucheyan, Translated by Gregory Elliott
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781685594
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Left Hemisphere
Mapping Contemporary Theory
Written by Razmig Keucheyan
Translated by Gregory Elliott


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $19.95

As the crisis of capitalism unfolds, the need for alternatives is felt ever more intensely. The struggle between radical movements and the forces of reaction will be merciless. A crucial battlefield, where the outcome of the crisis will in part be decided, is that of theory. Over the last twenty-five years, radical intellectuals across the world have produced important and... Read more >
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On the Abolition of All Political Parties

Written by Simone Weil
Contribution by Czeslaw Milosz
Translated by Simon Leys
Introduction by Simon Leys


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $14.00

An NYRB Classics Original 

Simone Weil—philosopher, activist, mystic—is one of the most uncompromising of modern spiritual masters. In “On the Abolition of All Political Parties” she challenges the foundation of the modern liberal political order, making an argument that has particular resonance today, when the apathy and anger of the people... Read more >
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The Communist Postscript

Written by Boris Groys
Translated by Thomas Ford


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $19.95

Since Plato, philosophers have dreamed of establishing a rational state ruled through the power of language. In this radical and disturbing account of Soviet philosophy, Boris Groys argues that communism shares that dream and is best understood as an attempt to replace financial with linguistic bonds as the cement uniting society... Read more >
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Comradely Greetings
Comradely Greetings
Written by Slavoj Zizek and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781687734
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Comradely Greetings
The Prison Letters of Nadya and Slavoj
Written by Slavoj Zizek and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $9.95

”We are the rebels asking for the storm, and believing that truth is only to be found in an endless search ... Two years of prison for Pussy Riot is our tribute to a destiny that gave us sharp ears, allowing us to sound the note A when everyone else is... Read more >
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Comradely Greetings
The Prison Letters of Nadya and Slavoj
Written by Slavoj Zizek and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $9.95

”We are the rebels asking for the storm, and believing that truth is only to be found in an endless search ... Two years of prison for Pussy Riot is our tribute to a destiny that gave us sharp ears, allowing us to sound the note A when everyone else is... Read more >
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On the Abolition of All Political Parties
On the Abolition of All Political Parties
Written by Simone Weil, Contribution by Czeslaw Milosz, Translated by Simon Leys, Introduction by Simon Leys
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590177815
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On the Abolition of All Political Parties

Written by Simone Weil
Contribution by Czeslaw Milosz
Translated by Simon Leys
Introduction by Simon Leys


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $14.00

An NYRB Classics Original 

Simone Weil—philosopher, activist, mystic—is one of the most uncompromising of modern spiritual masters. In “On the Abolition of All Political Parties” she challenges the foundation of the modern liberal political order, making an argument that has particular resonance today, when the apathy and anger of the people... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Actuality of Communism

Written by Bruno Bosteels


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 24, 2014
Price: $16.95

One of the rising stars of contemporary critical theory, Bruno Bosteels discusses the new currents of thought generated by figures such as Alain Badiou, Jacques Rancière and Slavoj Žižek, who are spearheading the revival of interest in communism. Bosteels examines this resurgence of communist thought through the prism of “speculative leftism&rdquo... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Infinitely Demanding
Ethics of Commitment, Politics of Resistance
Written by Simon Critchley


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 24, 2014
Price: $17.95

The clearest, boldest and most systematic statement of Simon Critchley’s influential views on philosophy, ethics, and politics, Infinitely Demanding identifies a massive political disappointment at the heart of liberal democracy. Arguing that what is called for is an ethics of commitment that can inform a radical politics, Critchley considers the possibility... Read more >
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Marxism and Philosophy

Written by Karl Korsch
Translated by Fred Halliday


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 24, 2014
Price: $17.95

In Marxism and Philosophy Korsch argues for a reexamination of the relationship between Marxist theory and bourgeois philosophy, and insists on the centrality of the Hegelian dialectic and a commitment to revolutionary praxis. Although widely attacked in its time, Marxism and Philosophy has attained a place among the most important works... Read more >
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Ethics
An Essay on the Understanding of Evil
Written by Alain Badiou
Translated by Peter Hallward


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $17.95

Alain Badiou, one of the most powerful voices in contemporary French philosophy, shows how our prevailing ethical principles serve ultimately to reinforce an ideology of the status quo and fail to provide a framework for an effective understanding of the concept of evil.


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The Notion of Authority
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
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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