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The Sound of the One Hand

(Available December 6, 2016)
The Sound of the One Hand
Written by Yoel Hoffman, Translated by Yoel Hoffmann, Introduction by Dror Burstein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781681370224
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
The Sound of the One Hand
281 Zen Koans with Answers
Written by Yoel Hoffman
Translated by Yoel Hoffmann
Introduction by Dror Burstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2016
Price: $18.95

When The Sound of the One Hand came out in Japan in 1916 it caused a scandal. Zen was a secretive practice, its wisdom relayed from master to novice in strictest privacy. That a handbook existed recording not only the riddling koans that are central to Zen teaching but also detailing... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Exform

(Available December 6, 2016)
The Exform
Written by Nicolas Bourriaud, Translated by Erik Butler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781784783792
Our Price: $70.00
 Quantity: 1 
The Exform

Written by Nicolas Bourriaud
Translated by Erik Butler


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2016
Price: $70.00

Author of the influential Relational Aesthetics examines the dynamics of ideology

Leading theorist and art curator Nicolas Bourriaud tackles the excluded, the disposable and the nature of waste by looking to the future of art—the exform.

He argues that the great theoretical battles to come will be fought in the realms... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
The Hidden God

(Available December 6, 2016)
The Hidden God
Written by Lucien Goldmann, Preface by Michael Lowy, Translated by Philip Thody
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781689769
Our Price: $100.00
 Quantity: 1 
The Hidden God
A Study of Tragic Vision in the Pensées of Pascal and the Tragedies of Racine
Written by Lucien Goldmann
Preface by Michael Lowy
Translated by Philip Thody


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2016
Price: $100.00

A new edition of a major philosophical work

This remarkable text, first published in 1964, was a landmark of its era and remains, in the words of Michael Löwy, a work of “remarkable richness.” Drawing on Georg Lukács’ History and Class Consciousness, Lucien Goldmann applies the concept of “world visions” to... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
The Idea of Communism 3

(Available December 6, 2016)
The Idea of Communism 3
Edited by Alex Taek-Gwang Lee and Slavoj Zizek
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781784783938
Our Price: $95.00
 Quantity: 1 
The Idea of Communism 3
The Seoul Conference
Edited by Alex Taek-Gwang Lee and Slavoj Zizek


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2016
Price: $95.00

An all-star cast of radical intellectuals discuss the continued importance of communist principles

In 2009 Slavoj Žižek brought together an acclaimed group of intellectuals to discuss the continued relevance of communism. Unexpectedly the conference attracted an audience of over 1,000 people.

The discussion has continued across the world and this book gathers... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Metaphilosophy

(Available December 6, 2016)
Metaphilosophy
Written by Henri Lefebvre, Edited by Stuart Elden, Translated by David Fernbach
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781784782733
Our Price: $95.00
 Quantity: 1 
Metaphilosophy

Written by Henri Lefebvre
Edited by Stuart Elden
Translated by David Fernbach


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2016
Price: $95.00

Leading French thinker with his key work on philosophical thought

In Metaphilosophy, Henri Lefebvre works through the implications of Marx’s revolutionary thought to consider philosophy’s engagement with the world. Lefebvre takes Marx’s notion of the “world becoming philosophical and philosophy becoming worldly” as a leitmotif, examining the relation between Hegelian–Marxist supersession and... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
What Is Subjectivity?

(Available December 6, 2016)
What Is Subjectivity?
Written by Jean-Paul Sartre, Afterword by Fredric Jameson, Introduction by Michel Kail and Raoul Kirchmayr
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781784781408
Our Price: $90.00
 Quantity: 1 
What Is Subjectivity?

Written by Jean-Paul Sartre
Afterword by Fredric Jameson
Introduction by Michel Kail and Raoul Kirchmayr


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2016
Price: $90.00

Jean-Paul Sartre, at the height of his powers, debates with Italy’s leading intellectuals

In 1961, the prolific French intellectual Jean-Paul Sartre was invited to give a talk at the Gramsci Institute in Rome. In attendance were some of Italy’s leading Marxist thinkers, such as Enzo Paci, Cesare Luporini, and Galvano Della Volpe... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
An American Utopia

(Available December 6, 2016)
An American Utopia
Written by Fredric Jameson, Edited by Slavoj Zizek
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781784784522
Our Price: $95.00
 Quantity: 1 
An American Utopia
Dual Power and the Universal Army
Written by Fredric Jameson
Edited by Slavoj Zizek


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2016
Price: $95.00

Controversial manifesto by acclaimed cultural theorist debated by leading writers

Fredric Jameson’s pathbreaking essay “An American Utopia” radically questions standard leftist notions of what constitutes an emancipated society. Advocated here are—among other things—universal conscription, the full acknowledgment of envy and resentment as a fundamental challenge to any communist society, and the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
The Sound of the One Hand
281 Zen Koans with Answers
Edited by Yoel Hoffman
Translated by Yoel Hoffmann
Introduction by Dror Burstein


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2016
Price: $11.99

When The Sound of the One Hand came out in Japan in 1916 it caused a scandal. Zen was a secretive practice, its wisdom relayed from master to novice in strictest privacy. That a handbook existed recording not only the riddling koans that are central to Zen teaching but also detailing... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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