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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.

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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.

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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
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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 >
The Ego And His Own
The Ego And His Own
Written by Max Stirner
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ISBN: 9781781681565
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The Ego And His Own
The Case Of The Individual Against Authority
Written by Max Stirner


Format: Trade Paperback, 370 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $17.95

The Ego and His Own, the seminal defence of individualism, coloured the thinking of Friedrich Nietzsche, Max Ernst, Henrik Ibsen and Victor Serge, among many others, some of whom would vigorously deny any such influence in later years. Less reticent was Marcel Duchamp, who described Max Stirner as the philosopher most... Read more >
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The Ego And His Own
The Case Of The Individual Against Authority
Written by Max Stirner


Format: eBook, 370 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $17.95

The Ego and His Own, the seminal defence of individualism, coloured the thinking of Friedrich Nietzsche, Max Ernst, Henrik Ibsen and Victor Serge, among many others, some of whom would vigorously deny any such influence in later years. Less reticent was Marcel Duchamp, who described Max Stirner as the philosopher most... Read more >
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Freud And The Non-European
Freud And The Non-European
Written by Edward Said, Afterword by Jacqueline Rose, Introduction by Christopher Bollas
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681459
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Freud And The Non-European

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


Format: Trade Paperback, 88 pages
On Sale: January 14, 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 Psychology of Yoga
The Psychology of Yoga
Written by Georg Feuerstein
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ISBN: 9781611800425
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The Psychology of Yoga
Integrating Eastern and Western Approaches for Understanding the Mind
Written by Georg Feuerstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $19.95

How the mind works according to the ancient yogic traditions, compared and contrasted to the approaches of Western psychology—by one of the greatest yoga scholars of our time.

     Georg Feuerstein begins the book by establishing the historical context of modern Western psychology and its gradual encounter with Indian thought, then follows... Read more >
State, Power, Socialism
State, Power, Socialism
Written by Nicos Poulantzas, Introduction by Stuart Hall
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ISBN: 9781781681480
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State, Power, Socialism

Written by Nicos Poulantzas
Introduction by Stuart Hall


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $17.95

In State, Power, Socialism, the leading theorist of the state and European communism advances a vigorous critique of contemporary Marxist theories of the state. Arguing against a general theory of the state, Poulantzas identifies forms of class power crucial to socialist
strategy that go beyond the state apparatus. Read more >
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State, Power, Socialism

Written by Nicos Poulantzas
Introduction by Stuart Hall


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $17.95

Developing themes of his earlier works, Poulantzas here advances a vigorous critique of contemporary Marxist theories of the state, arguing against a general theory of the state, and identifying forms of class power crucial to socialist strategy that goes beyond the apparatus of the state.

This new edition includes an introduction by... Read more >
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Tactics and Ethics
Tactics and Ethics
Written by Georg Lukacs
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ISBN: 9781781681497
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Tactics and Ethics
1919-1929
Written by Georg Lukacs


Format: Trade Paperback, 260 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
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Tactics and Ethics collects Georg Lukács’s articles from the most politically active time of his life, a period encompassing his stint as deputy commissar of education in the Hungarian Soviet Republic. Including his famed essay on parliamentarianism—which earned Lukács the respectful yet severe criticism of Lenin—this book is a treasure chest... Read more >
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Tactics and Ethics
1919-1929
Written by Georg Lukacs


Format: eBook, 260 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $17.95

Tactics and Ethics collects Georg Lukács’s articles from the most politically active time of his life, a period encompassing his stint as deputy commissar of education in the Hungarian Soviet Republic. Including his famed essay on parliamentarianism—which earned Lukács the respectful yet severe criticism of Lenin—this book is a treasure chest... Read more >
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Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
Written by Amanda Gefter
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ISBN: 9780345539632
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Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
A Father, a Daughter, the Meaning of Nothing, and the Beginning of Everything
Written by Amanda Gefter


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $14.99

In a memoir of family bonding and cutting-edge physics for readers of Brian Greene’s The Hidden Reality and Jim Holt’s Why Does the World Exist?, Amanda Gefter tells the story of how she conned her way into a career as a science journalist—and wound up hanging out, talking shop, and butting... Read more >
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Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
Written by Amanda Gefter
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ISBN: 9780345531438
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Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
A Father, a Daughter, the Meaning of Nothing, and the Beginning of Everything
Written by Amanda Gefter


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $28.00

In a memoir of family bonding and cutting-edge physics for readers of Brian Greene’s The Hidden Reality and Jim Holt’s Why Does the World Exist?, Amanda Gefter tells the story of how she conned her way into a career as a science journalist—and wound up hanging out, talking shop, and butting... Read more >
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Women, Resistance and Revolution
Women, Resistance and Revolution
Written by Sheila Rowbotham
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681466
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Women, Resistance and Revolution
A History Of Women And Revolution In The Modern World
Written by Sheila Rowbotham


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: January 14, 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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Hatred Of Democracy
Hatred Of Democracy
Written by Jacques Ranciere, Translated by Steve Corcoran
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ISBN: 9781781681503
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Hatred Of Democracy

Written by Jacques Ranciere
Translated by Steve Corcoran


Format: Trade Paperback, 106 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $17.95

In this vehement defence of democracy, Jacques Rancière explodes the complacency of Western politicians who pride themselves as the defenders of political freedom. As America and its allies use their military might in the misguided attempt to export a desiccated version democracy, and reactionary strands in mainstream political opinion abandon civil... Read more >
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Hatred Of Democracy

Written by Jacques Ranciere
Translated by Steve Corcoran


Format: eBook, 106 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $17.95

In this vehement defence of democracy, Jacques Rancière explodes the complacency of Western politicians who pride themselves as the defenders of political freedom. As America and its allies use their military might in the misguided attempt to export a desiccated version democracy, and reactionary strands in mainstream political opinion abandon civil... Read more >
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Hegemony And Socialist Strategy
Towards A Radical Democratic Politics
Written by Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe


Format: eBook, 200 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $17.95

In this hugely influential book, Laclau and Mouffe examine the workings of hegemony and contemporary social struggles, and their significance for democratic theory. With the emergence of new social and political identities, and the frequent attacks on Left theory for its essentialist underpinnings, Hegemony and Socialist Strategy remains as relevant as... Read more >
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Hegemony And Socialist Strategy
Hegemony And Socialist Strategy
Written by Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681541
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Hegemony And Socialist Strategy
Towards A Radical Democratic Politics
Written by Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe


Format: Trade Paperback, 200 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $17.95

In this hugely influential book, Laclau and Mouffe examine the workings of hegemony and contemporary social struggles, and their significance for democratic theory. With the emergence of new social and political identities, and the frequent attacks on Left theory for its essentialist underpinnings, Hegemony and Socialist Strategy remains as relevant as... Read more >
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The Melancholy Science
The Melancholy Science
Written by Gillian Rose
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681527
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The Melancholy Science
An Introduction To The Thought Of Theodor W. Adorno
Written by Gillian Rose


Format: Trade Paperback, 212 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $17.95

The Melancholy Science is Gillian Rose’s investigation into Theodor Adorno’s work and legacy. Rose uncovers the unity discernable among the many fragments of Adorno’s oeuvre, and argues that his influence has been to turn Marxism into a search for style.

The attempts of Adorno, Lukács and Benjamin to develop a Marxist theory of culture centred... Read more >
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