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A Philosophy of Walking

Written by Frederic Gros
Illustrated by Clifford Harper
Translated by John Howe


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $24.95

"It is only ideas gained from walking that have any worth."—Nietzsche

In A Philosophy of Walking, a bestseller in France, leading thinker Frédéric Gros charts the many different ways we get from A to B — the pilgrimage, the promenade, the protest march, the nature ramble — and reveals what they say about us.

Gros draws attention to... 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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On Being Blue
A Philosophical Inquiry
Written by William H. Gass
Introduction by Michael Gorra


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $14.00

On Being Blue is a book about everything blue—sex and sleaze and sadness, among other things—and about everything else. It brings us the world in a word as only William H. Gass, among contemporary American writers, can do.
 
Gass writes:
Of the colors, blue and green have the greatest emotional... 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 Being Blue
On Being Blue
Written by William H. Gass, Introduction by Michael Gorra
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590177181
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On Being Blue
A Philosophical Inquiry
Written by William H. Gass
Introduction by Michael Gorra


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $14.00

On Being Blue is a book about everything blue—sex and sleaze and sadness, among other things—and about everything else. It brings us the world in a word as only William H. Gass, among contemporary American writers, can do.

Gass writes:
Of the colors, blue and green have the greatest emotional... 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 >
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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 >
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Plato at the Googleplex
Plato at the Googleplex
Written by Rebecca Goldstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307378194
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Plato at the Googleplex
Why Philosophy Won't Go Away
Written by Rebecca Goldstein


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $29.95

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...

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Plato at the Googleplex
Plato at the Googleplex
Written by Rebecca Goldstein
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ISBN: 9780307908872
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Plato at the Googleplex
Why Philosophy Won't Go Away
Written by Rebecca Goldstein


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $15.99

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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Trying Not to Try
Trying Not to Try
Written by Edward Slingerland
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770437619
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Trying Not to Try
The Art and Science of Spontaneity
Written by Edward Slingerland


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $26.00

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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Trying Not to Try
Trying Not to Try
Written by Edward Slingerland
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ISBN: 9780770437626
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Trying Not to Try
The Art and Science of Spontaneity
Written by Edward Slingerland


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $12.99

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 >
Trying Not to Try
Trying Not to Try
Written by Edward Slingerland, Read by Marc Cashman
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804193351
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Trying Not to Try
The Art and Science of Spontaneity
Written by Edward Slingerland
Read by Marc Cashman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $17.50

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 first date?... Read more >
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Our Immoral Soul
Our Immoral Soul
Written by Rabbi Nilton Bonder
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570629242
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Our Immoral Soul
A Manifesto of Spiritual Disobedience
Written by Rabbi Nilton Bonder


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $16.95

A treatise on when and why to heed your soul's transgressive instinct, with examples drawn from biblical history and Hasidic lore.

Rabbi Bonder turns a few conventional ideas on their heads as he identifies the forces at play in individual, social, and spiritual transformation. Many people believe that obedience to the... Read more >
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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Concept and Form, Volumes 1 and 2

Edited by Peter Hallward and Knox Peden


Format: eBook, 574 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $59.90

Concept and Form is a two-volume monument to the work of the philosophy journal the Cahiers pour l’Analyse (1966–69), the most ambitious and radical collective project to emerge from French structuralism. Inspired by their teachers Louis Althusser and Jacques Lacan, the editors of the Cahiers sought to sever philosophy from the interpretation of given meanings or... Read more >
Freud And The Non-European

Written by Edward Said
Afterword by Jacqueline Rose
Introduction by Christopher Bollas


Format: eBook, 88 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $17.95

Banned by the Freud institute in Vienna, this controversial lecture eventually became Edward Said’s final book. Freud and the Non-European builds on Said’s abiding interest in the psychoanalyst’s work to examine Freud’s assumption that Moses was an Egyptian and from there explore the limits of identity. Such an unresolved, nuanced sense... Read more >
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The Melancholy Science
An Introduction To The Thought Of Theodor W. Adorno
Written by Gillian Rose


Format: eBook, 212 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $17.95

The Melancholy Science is the first and foundational work from the celebrated philosopher Gillian Rose and a classic critique of critical theory. Read more >
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Women, Resistance and Revolution
A History Of Women And Revolution In The Modern World
Written by Sheila Rowbotham


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $17.95

This classic book provides a historical overview of feminist strands among the modern revolutionary movements of Russia, China and the Third World. Sheila Rowbotham shows how women rose against the dual challenges of an unjust state system and social-sexual prejudice. Women, Resistance and Revolution is an invaluable historical study, as well... Read more >
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Philosophy Made Simple
Philosophy Made Simple
Written by Richard H. Popkin and Avrum Stroll
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307823250
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Philosophy Made Simple

Written by Richard H. Popkin and Avrum Stroll


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2014
Price: $10.99

For almost four decades, Made Simple books have set the standard for continuing education and home study. In answer to the changing needsof today's marketplace, the Made Simple series for the '90s presents a thoroughly up-to-the-minute portfolio of skills, information, and experience, with revised and updated editions of bestselling titles, plus... Read more >
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The Concept Of Nature In Marx

Written by Alfred Schmidt


Format: eBook, 252 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $17.95

In The Concept of Nature in Marx, Alfred Schmidt examines humanity’s relation to the natural world as understood by the great philosopher-economist Karl Marx, who wrote that human beings are ‘part of Nature yet able to stand over against it; and this partial separation from Nature is itself part of their... Read more >
The Concept of Nature in Marx
The Concept of Nature in Marx
Written by Alfred Schmidt
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ISBN: 9781781681473
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The Concept of Nature in Marx

Written by Alfred Schmidt


Format: Trade Paperback, 252 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $17.95

In The Concept of Nature in Marx, Alfred Schmidt examines humanity’s relation to the natural world as understood by the great philosopher-economist Karl Marx, who wrote that human beings are ‘part of Nature yet able to stand over against it; and this partial separation from Nature is itself part of their... Read more >
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