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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 >
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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 >
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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 >
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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...

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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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Questions for the Dalai Lama
Questions for the Dalai Lama
Edited by Dede Cummings and Travis Hellstrom, Commentaries by Dalai Lama, Foreword by Lauren Alderfer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781578264971
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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: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $12.50

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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The Shambhala Principle
The Shambhala Principle
Written by Sakyong Mipham
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ISBN: 9780770437459
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The Shambhala Principle
Discovering Humanity's Hidden Treasure
Written by Sakyong Mipham


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $14.99

One of Tibet's highest and most respected lamas elucidates for us the principles of Shambhala, or the path to happiness, set down by his legendary father, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche.

Dear Reader,
We humans have come to a crossroads in our history: we can either destroy the world or create a good future... Read more >
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Willing Slaves Of Capital
Spinoza And Marx On Desire
Written by Frederic Lordon


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $26.95

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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Willing Slaves Of Capital
Willing Slaves Of Capital
Written by Frederic Lordon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681602
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Willing Slaves Of Capital
Spinoza And Marx On Desire
Written by Frederic Lordon


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $26.95

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 >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Yoga Adjustments
Yoga Adjustments
Written by Mark Stephens, Foreword by Shiva Rea
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583947708
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Yoga Adjustments
Philosophy, Principles, and Techniques
Written by Mark Stephens
Foreword by Shiva Rea


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $24.95

The quintessential guide to yoga assisting and hands-on teaching, Yoga Adjustments introduces the art and practice of providing yoga assists to yoga students. Addressing one of the most important topics in the yoga field, expert yoga instructor and best-selling author Mark Stephens covers the philosophy of yoga practice, the sensibilities of... Read more >
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Yoga Adjustments
Philosophy, Principles, and Techniques
Written by Mark Stephens
Foreword by Shiva Rea


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $18.99

The quintessential guide to yoga assisting and hands-on teaching, Yoga Adjustments introduces the art and practice of providing yoga assists to yoga students. Addressing one of the most important topics in the yoga field, expert yoga instructor and best-selling author Mark Stephens covers the philosophy of yoga practice, the sensibilities of... Read more >
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The Total Art of Stalinism
Avant-Garde, Aesthetic Dictatorship, and Beyond
Written by Boris Groys
Translated by Charles Rougle


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $19.95

From the ruins of communism, Boris Groys emerges to provoke our interest in the aesthetic goals pursued with such catastrophic consequences by its founders. Interpreting totalitarian art and literature in the context of cultural history, this brilliant essay likens totalitarian aims to the modernists’ goal of producing world-transformative art. In this... Read more >
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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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