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The Antinomies of Realism

(Available March 10, 2015)
The Antinomies of Realism
Written by Fredric Jameson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781688175
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The Antinomies of Realism

Written by Fredric Jameson


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $19.95

The Antinomies of Realism is a history ofthe nineteenth-century realist novel and its legacy told without a glimmer of nostalgia for artistic achievements that the movement of history makes it impossible to recreate. The works of Zola, Tolstoy, Pérez Galdós, and George Eliot are in the most profound sense inimitable, yet... Read more >
Being Taoist
Being Taoist
Translated by Eva Wong
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611802412
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Being Taoist
Wisdom for Living a Balanced Life
Translated by Eva Wong


Format: Trade Paperback, 200 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $17.95

A beautifully clear and accessible explanation of how to live a Taoist life--by reknowned Taoist master Eva Wong.

     Being Taoist is one of the most readable books on Taoist philosophy available. It shines a light on exactly what it takes to live a Taoist life. Taoist living rests on four pillars--the public... Read more >
Trying Not to Try
Trying Not to Try
Written by Edward Slingerland
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770437633
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Trying Not to Try
Ancient China, Modern Science, and the Power of Spontaneity
Written by Edward Slingerland


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $15.00

A deeply original exploration of the power of spontaneity—an ancient Chinese ideal that cognitive scientists are only now beginning to understand—and why it is so essential to our well-being
 
Why is it always hard to fall asleep the night before an important meeting? Or be charming and relaxed on a... Read more >
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Deja Vu and the End of History
Deja Vu and the End of History
Written by Paolo Virno, Translated by David Broder
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781686119
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Deja Vu and the End of History

Written by Paolo Virno
Translated by David Broder


Format: Hardcover, 200 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $95.00

Déjà vu, which doubles and confuses our experience of time, is a psychological phenomenon with peculiar relevance to our contemporary historical circumstances. From this starting point, the acclaimed Italian philosopher Paolo Virno examines the construct of memory, the passage of time, and the “end of history.” Through thinkers such as Bergson... Read more >
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The Future
The Future
Written by Marc Auge, Translated by John Howe
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781685679
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The Future

Written by Marc Auge
Translated by John Howe


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $70.00

For Marc Augé, best-selling author of Non-Places, the prevailing idea of “the Future” rests on our present fears of the contemporary world. It is to the future that we look for redemption and progress; but it is also where we project our personal and apocalyptic anxieties. By questioning notions of certainty... Read more >
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Heroes
Heroes
Written by Franco "Bifo" Berardi
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781685778
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Heroes
Mass Murder and Suicide
Written by Franco "Bifo" Berardi


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $95.00

What is the relationship between capitalism and mental health? In his most unsettling book to date, Franco “Bifo” Berardi embarks on an exhilarating journey through philosophy, psychoanalysis and current events, searching for the social roots of the mental malaise of our age.

Spanning an array of horrors – the Aurora “Joker&rdquo... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
State of Insecurity
State of Insecurity
Written by Isabell Lorey, Translated by Aileen Derieg, Foreword by Judith Butler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781685952
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State of Insecurity
Government of the Precarious
Written by Isabell Lorey
Translated by Aileen Derieg
Foreword by Judith Butler


Format: Hardcover, 148 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $70.00

Years of remodelling the welfare state, the rise of technology, and the growing power of neoliberal government apparatuses have established a society of the precarious. In this new reality, productivity is no longer just a matter of labour, but affects the formation of the self, blurring the division between personal and... Read more >
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The Art of Everyday Ecstasy
The Art of Everyday Ecstasy
Written by Margot Anand
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804154031
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The Art of Everyday Ecstasy

Written by Margot Anand


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2015
Price: $12.99

"Ecstasy is about waking up and finding that you are in love with life."

Most people think of ecstasy in terms of sexual ecstasy, which Tantric sex expert Margot Anand wrote about in her bestselling The Art of Sexual Ecstasy. Now, in The Art of Everyday Ecstasy, Anand expands our definition of ecstasy and shows how... Read more >
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Awakening to the Infinite
Essential Answers for Spiritual Seekers from the Perspective of Nonduality
Written by Swami Muktananda of Rishikesh


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $19.95

Raised as a Catholic and educated in the West, then trained as a monk in India since the 1980s, Canadian author Swami Muktananda of Rishikesh is uniquely positioned to bring the Eastern tradition of Vedanta to Western spiritual seekers. In Awakening to the Infinite, he answers the eternal question posed by... Read more >
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Awakening to the Infinite
Awakening to the Infinite
Written by Swami Muktananda of Rishikesh
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583948668
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Awakening to the Infinite
Essential Answers for Spiritual Seekers from the Perspective of Nonduality
Written by Swami Muktananda of Rishikesh


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $19.95

Raised as a Catholic and educated in the West, then trained as a monk in India since the 1980s, Canadian author Swami Muktananda of Rishikesh is uniquely positioned to bring the Eastern tradition of Vedanta to Western spiritual seekers. In Awakening to the Infinite, he answers the eternal question posed by... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Reclaiming Art in the Age of Artifice
Reclaiming Art in the Age of Artifice
Written by J.F. Martel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583945780
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Reclaiming Art in the Age of Artifice
A Treatise, Critique, and Call to Action
Written by J.F. Martel


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $13.95

Part treatise, part critique, part call to action, Reclaiming Art in the Age of Artifice is a journey into the uncanny realities revealed to us in the great works of art of the past and present.

Received opinion holds that art is culturally-determined and relative. We are told that whether a... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Reclaiming Art in the Age of Artifice
A Treatise, Critique, and Call to Action
Written by J.F. Martel


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $13.95

Part treatise, part critique, part call to action, Reclaiming Art in the Age of Artifice is a journey into the uncanny realities revealed to us in the great works of art of the past and present.

Received opinion holds that art is culturally-determined and relative. We are told that whether a... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Deja Vu and the End of History
Deja Vu and the End of History
Written by Paolo Virno, Translated by David Broder
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781686126
Our Price: $12.95
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Deja Vu and the End of History

Written by Paolo Virno
Translated by David Broder


Format: Trade Paperback, 200 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $12.95

Déjà vu, which doubles and confuses our experience of time, is a psychological phenomenon with peculiar relevance to our contemporary historical circumstances. From this starting point, the acclaimed Italian philosopher Paolo Virno examines the construct of memory, the passage of time, and the “end of history.” Through thinkers such as Bergson... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Deja Vu and the End of History

Written by Paolo Virno
Translated by David Broder


Format: eBook, 200 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $12.95

Déjà vu, which doubles and confuses our experience of time, is a psychological phenomenon with peculiar relevance to our contemporary historical circumstances. From this starting point, the acclaimed Italian philosopher Paolo Virno examines the construct of memory, the passage of time, and the “end of history.” Through thinkers such as Bergson... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
The Future
The Future
Written by Marc Auge, Translated by John Howe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781685662
Our Price: $12.95
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The Future

Written by Marc Auge
Translated by John Howe


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $12.95

For Marc Augé, best-selling author of Non-Places, the prevailing idea of “the Future” rests on our present fears of the contemporary world. It is to the future that we look for redemption and progress; but it is also where we project our personal and apocalyptic anxieties. By questioning notions of certainty... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
The Future

Written by Marc Auge
Translated by John Howe


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $12.95

For Marc Augé, best-selling author of Non-Places, the prevailing idea of “the Future” rests on our present fears of the contemporary world. It is to the future that we look for redemption and progress; but it is also where we project our personal and apocalyptic anxieties. By questioning notions of certainty... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Heroes
Heroes
Written by Franco "Bifo" Berardi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781685785
Our Price: $12.95
 Quantity: 1 
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Heroes
Mass Murder and Suicide
Written by Franco "Bifo" Berardi


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $12.95

What is the relationship between capitalism and mental health? In his most unsettling book to date, Franco “Bifo” Berardi embarks on an exhilarating journey through philosophy, psychoanalysis and current events, searching for the social roots of the mental malaise of our age.

Spanning an array of horrors – the Aurora “Joker&rdquo... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Heroes
Mass Murder and Suicide
Written by Franco "Bifo" Berardi


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $12.95

What is the relationship between capitalism and mental health? In his most unsettling book to date, Franco “Bifo” Berardi embarks on an exhilarating journey through philosophy, psychoanalysis and current events, searching for the social roots of the mental malaise of our age.

Spanning an array of horrors – the Aurora “Joker&rdquo... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
State of Insecurity
State of Insecurity
Written by Isabell Lorey, Translated by Aileen Derieg, Foreword by Judith Butler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781685969
Our Price: $12.95
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State of Insecurity
Government of the Precarious
Written by Isabell Lorey
Translated by Aileen Derieg
Foreword by Judith Butler


Format: Trade Paperback, 148 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $12.95

Years of remodelling the welfare state, the rise of technology, and the growing power of neoliberal government apparatuses have established a society of the precarious. In this new reality, productivity is no longer just a matter of labour, but affects the formation of the self, blurring the division between personal and... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
State of Insecurity
Government of the Precarious
Written by Isabell Lorey
Translated by Aileen Derieg
Foreword by Judith Butler


Format: eBook, 148 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $12.95

Years of remodelling the welfare state, the rise of technology, and the growing power of neoliberal government apparatuses have established a society of the precarious. In this new reality, productivity is no longer just a matter of labour, but affects the formation of the self, blurring the division between personal and... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
I Think You're Totally Wrong
I Think You're Totally Wrong
Written by David Shields and Caleb Powell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385351959
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I Think You're Totally Wrong
A Quarrel
Written by David Shields and Caleb Powell


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $13.99

An impassioned, funny, probing, fiercely inconclusive, nearly-to-the-death debate about life and art—beers included.

Caleb Powell always wanted to become an artist, but he overcommitted to life (he’s a stay-at-home dad to three young girls), whereas his former professor David Shields always wanted to become a human being, but he overcommitted to art...

Read more >
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I Think You're Totally Wrong
I Think You're Totally Wrong
Written by David Shields and Caleb Powell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385351942
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I Think You're Totally Wrong
A Quarrel
Written by David Shields and Caleb Powell


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $25.95

An impassioned, funny, probing, fiercely inconclusive, nearly-to-the-death debate about life and art—beers included.

Caleb Powell always wanted to become an artist, but he overcommitted to life (he’s a stay-at-home dad to three young girls), whereas his former professor David Shields always wanted to become a human being, but he overcommitted to art...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Plato at the Googleplex
Plato at the Googleplex
Written by Rebecca Goldstein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307456724
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Plato at the Googleplex
Why Philosophy Won't Go Away
Written by Rebecca Goldstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $16.95

Is philosophy obsolete? Are the ancient questions still relevant in the age of cosmology and neuroscience, not to mention crowd-sourcing and cable news? The acclaimed philosopher and novelist Rebecca Newberger Goldstein provides a dazzlingly original plunge into the drama of philosophy, revealing its hidden role in today’s debates on religion, morality...

Read more >
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Dying Every Day
Dying Every Day
Written by James Romm
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307743749
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Dying Every Day
Seneca at the Court of Nero
Written by James Romm


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $17.95

From acclaimed classical historian, author of Ghost on the Throne a  high-stakes drama full of murder, madness, tyranny, perversion, with the sweep of history on the grand scale.

At the center, the tumultuous life of Seneca, ancient Rome’s preeminent writer and philosopher, beginning with banishment in his fifties and subsequent appointment as... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Hagakure (Shambhala Pocket Classic)
Hagakure (Shambhala Pocket Classic)
Written by Yamamoto Tsunetomo, Translated by William Scott Wilson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611801873
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Hagakure (Shambhala Pocket Classic)
The Book of the Samurai
Written by Yamamoto Tsunetomo
Translated by William Scott Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $9.95

The seminal treatise on the code of the samurai--now available as a Shambhala Pocket Classic.

     Hagakure is a treatise on the samurai code written by Yamamoto Tsunetomo, an eighteenth-century samurai. It's a guide, organized as a loose collection of thoughts, on how samurai should conduct themselves. This philosophy--bushido, or "the way of... Read more >
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