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The Essential Writings of Rousseau
The Essential Writings of Rousseau
Written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Edited by Leo Damrosch, Translated by Peter Constantine
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The Essential Writings of Rousseau

Written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Edited by Leo Damrosch
Translated by Peter Constantine


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
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Newly translated by Peter Constantine
Edited and with an Introduction by Leo Damrosch
 
The Essential Writings of Rousseau collects the best and most indispensable work of one of the world’s most influential writers. A towering figure of Enlightenment thought, Jean-Jacques Rousseau was also one of that movement’s most passionate and... Read more >
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The Essential Writings of Rousseau
The Essential Writings of Rousseau
Written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Edited by Leo Damrosch, Translated by Peter Constantine
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The Essential Writings of Rousseau

Written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Edited by Leo Damrosch
Translated by Peter Constantine


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $18.00

Newly translated by Peter Constantine
Edited and with an Introduction by Leo Damrosch
 
The Essential Writings of Rousseau collects the best and most indispensable work of one of the world’s most influential writers. A towering figure of Enlightenment thought, Jean-Jacques Rousseau was also one of that movement’s most passionate and... Read more >
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What Nietzsche Really Said
What Nietzsche Really Said
Written by Robert C. Solomon and Kathleen M. Higgins
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What Nietzsche Really Said

Written by Robert C. Solomon and Kathleen M. Higgins


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: November 7, 2012
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What Nietzsche Really Said gives us a lucid overview -- both informative and entertaining -- of perhaps the most widely read and least understood philosopher in history.


Friedrich Nietzsche's aggressive independence, flamboyance, sarcasm, and celebration of strength have struck responsive chords in contemporary culture. More people than ever are reading and discussing... Read more >
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One-Dimensional Man
Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society
Written by Herbert Marcuse


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 11, 2012
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Originally published in 1964, One-Dimensional Man quickly became one of the most important texts in the ensuing decade of radical political change. This second edition, newly introduced by Marcuse scholar Douglas Kellner, presents Marcuse's best-selling work to another generation of readers in the context of contemporary events.


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The Archaeology of Knowledge
The Archaeology of Knowledge
Written by Michel Foucault
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ISBN: 9780307819253
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The Archaeology of Knowledge

Written by Michel Foucault


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: July 11, 2012
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Madness, sexuality, power, knowledge—are these facts of life or simply parts of speech? In a series of works of astonishing brilliance, historian Michel Foucault excavated the hidden assumptions that govern the way we live and the way we think. The Archaeology of Knowledge begins at the level of "things aid" and... Read more >
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The Adventure of French Philosophy
The Adventure of French Philosophy
Written by Alain Badiou, Edited by Bruno Bosteels
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ISBN: 9781844677931
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The Adventure of French Philosophy

Written by Alain Badiou
Edited by Bruno Bosteels


Format: Hardcover, 430 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
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The Adventure of French Philosophy is essential reading for anyone interested in what Badiou calls the “French moment” in contemporary thought.

Badiou explores the exceptionally rich and varied world of French philosophy in a number of groundbreaking essays, published here for the first time in English or in a revised translation. Included... Read more >
Nonduality
A Study in Comparative Philosophy
Written by David Loy


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 29, 2012
Price: $12.99

Many Western philosophers are poorly informed about the issues involved in nonduality, since this topic is usually associated with various kinds of absolute idealism in the West, or mystical traditions in the East. Increasingly, however, this topic is finding its way into Western philosophical debates. In this "scholarly but leisurely and... Read more >
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Introduction to Antiphilosophy
Introduction to Antiphilosophy
Written by Boris Groys
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ISBN: 9781844677566
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Introduction to Antiphilosophy

Written by Boris Groys


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: March 15, 2012
Price: $26.95

Philosophy is traditionally understood as the search for universal truths, and philosophers are supposed to transmit those truths beyond the limits of their own culture. But, today, we have become sceptical about the ability of an individual philosopher to engage in ‘universal thinking’, so philosophy seems to capitulate in the face... Read more >
Liberty and Property
Liberty and Property
Written by Ellen Meiksins Wood
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ISBN: 9781844677528
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Liberty and Property
A Social History of Western Political Thought from the Renaissance to Enlightenment
Written by Ellen Meiksins Wood


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $26.95

The formation of the modern state, the rise of capitalism, the Renaissance and Reformation, the scientific revolution and the Age of Enlightenment have all been attributed to the “early modern” period. Nearly everything about its history remains controversial, but one thing is certain: it left a rich and provocative legacy of... Read more >
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Immanuel Kant
Immanuel Kant
Written by Lucien Goldmann
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ISBN: 9781844677825
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Immanuel Kant

Written by Lucien Goldmann


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: January 16, 2012
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Immanuel Kant was a philosopher at the end of the 18th century Enlightenment. Kant’s magnum opus, the Critique of Pure Reason, aimed to unite reason with experience to move beyond what he took to be failures of traditional philosophy and metaphysics. Kant’s influence on Western thought has been profound. Over and... Read more >
Theology for the Third Millennium
Theology for the Third Millennium
Written by Hans Kung
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ISBN: 9780307805881
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Theology for the Third Millennium
An Ecumenical View
Written by Hans Kung


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2011
Price: $16.99

In Theology for the Third Millennium, which culminates thirty years of scholarship, Hans Küng reaffirms the relevance of theology in a modern world where religion is constantly questioned—and frequently attacked. Read more >
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Lying
Lying
Written by Sissela Bok
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ISBN: 9780307789112
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Lying
Moral Choice in Public and Private Life
Written by Sissela Bok


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2011
Price: $13.99

A thoughtful addition to the growing debate over public and private morality. Looks at lying and deception in law, family, medicine, government. Read more >
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Public Enemies
Public Enemies
Written by Bernard-Henri Levy and Michel Houellebecq, Translated by Miriam Rachel Frendo
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ISBN: 9780812980783
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Public Enemies
Dueling Writers Take On Each Other and the World
Written by Bernard-Henri Levy and Michel Houellebecq
Translated by Miriam Rachel Frendo


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $17.00

The international publishing sensation is now available in the United States—two brilliant, controversial authors confront each other and their enemies in an unforgettable exchange of letters.
 
In one corner, Bernard-Henri Lévy, creator of the classic Barbarism with a Human Face, dismissed by the media as a wealthy, self-promoting, arrogant do-gooder. In the... Read more >
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Public Enemies
Public Enemies
Written by Bernard-Henri Levy and Michel Houellebecq, Translated by Miriam Rachel Frendo
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ISBN: 9781588369192
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Public Enemies
Dueling Writers Take On Each Other and the World
Written by Bernard-Henri Levy and Michel Houellebecq
Translated by Miriam Rachel Frendo


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $9.99

The international publishing sensation is now available in the United States—two brilliant, controversial authors confront each other and their enemies in an unforgettable exchange of letters.
 
In one corner, Bernard-Henri Lévy, creator of the classic Barbarism with a Human Face, dismissed by the media as a wealthy, self-promoting, arrogant do-gooder. In the... Read more >
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For Common Things
For Common Things
Written by Jedediah Purdy
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ISBN: 9780307757272
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For Common Things
Irony, Trust, and Commitment in America Today
Written by Jedediah Purdy


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 24, 2010
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Jedediah Purdy calls For Common Things his "letter of love for the world's possibilities." Indeed, these pages--which have already garnered a flurry of attention among readers and in the media--constitute a passionate and persuasive testament to the value of political, social, and community reengagement. Drawing on a wide range of literary... Read more >
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Science, Culture, and Free Spirits
Science, Culture, and Free Spirits
Written by Jonathan R. Cohen
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ISBN: 9781591026808
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Science, Culture, and Free Spirits
A Study of Nietzsche's Human, All-Too-Human
Written by Jonathan R. Cohen


Format: Trade Paperback, 305 pages
On Sale: September 15, 2009
Price: $36.95

In this insightful study, Nietzsche specialist Jonathan R. Cohen argues that Human, All-Too-Human (1878) represents the crucial watershed for Nietzsche’s philosophical development, the moment at which he "becomes who he is." Here Nietzsche breaks his early allegiance to Schopenhauer and Wagner by offering acute criticisms, which often are diametric reversals of... Read more >
Pocket Pantheon
Pocket Pantheon
Written by Alain Badiou, Translated by David Macey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844673575
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Pocket Pantheon
Figures of Postwar Philosophy
Written by Alain Badiou
Translated by David Macey


Format: Hardcover, 196 pages
On Sale: July 21, 2009
Price: $19.95

Pocket Pantheon is an invitation to engage with the greats of postwar Western thought, such as Lacan, Sartre and Foucault, in the company of one of today’s leading political and philosophical minds. Alain Badiou draws on his encounters with this pantheon – his teachers, opponents and allies – to offer unique... Read more >
Hegel Contra Sociology
Hegel Contra Sociology
Written by Gillian Rose
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Hegel Contra Sociology

Written by Gillian Rose


Format: Trade Paperback, 282 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2009
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Gillian Rose is among the twentieth century’s most important social philosophers. In perhaps her most significant work, Hegel Contra Sociology, Rose mounts a forceful defence of Hegelian speculative thought. Demonstrating how, in his criticisms of Kant and Fichte, Hegel supplies a preemptive critique of Weber, Durkheim, and all of the sociological... Read more >
The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work
The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work
Written by Alain De Botton
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ISBN: 9780307378309
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The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work
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Written by Alain De Botton


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 2, 2009
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We spend most of our waking lives at work—in occupations most often chosen by our inexperienced younger selves. And yet we rarely ask ourselves how we got there or what our jobs mean to us.

The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work is an exploration of the joys and perils of the... Read more >
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The Hacker Ethic
The Hacker Ethic
Written by Pekka Himanen, Prologue by Linus Torvalds
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ISBN: 9780307529589
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The Hacker Ethic
A Radical Approach to the Philosophy of Business
Written by Pekka Himanen
Prologue by Linus Torvalds


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $13.99

You may be a hacker and not even know it. Being a hacker has nothing to do with cyberterrorism, and it doesn’t even necessarily relate to the open-source movement. Being a hacker has more to do with your underlying assumptions about stress, time management, work, and play. It’s about harmonizing the... Read more >
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Human, All Too Human
Human, All Too Human
Written by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, Translated by Helen Zimmern and Paul V. Cohn, Introduction by J. M. Kennedy
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Human, All Too Human

Written by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Translated by Helen Zimmern and Paul V. Cohn
Introduction by J. M. Kennedy


Format: Trade Paperback, 536 pages
On Sale: December 16, 2008
Price: $15.99

Human, All Too Human (1878) is often considered the start of Friedrich Nietzsche’s mature period. A complex work that explores many themes to which Nietzsche later returned, it marks a significant departure from his previous thinking. Here Nietzsche breaks with his early allegiance to Schopenhauer and Wagner, and establishes the overall... Read more >
Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It
Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It
Written by Geoff Dyer
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ISBN: 9780307430342
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Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It

Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
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This isn’t a self-help book; it’s a book about how Geoff Dyer could do with a little help. In mordantly funny and thought-provoking prose, the author of Out of Sheer Rage describes a life most of us would love to live—and how that life frustrates and aggravates him.

As he travels from... Read more >
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Nietzsche and the English
Nietzsche and the English
Written by Thomas H. Brobjer, Foreword by Kathleen M. Higgins
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Nietzsche and the English
The Influence of British and American Thinking on His Philosophy
Written by Thomas H. Brobjer
Foreword by Kathleen M. Higgins


Format: Trade Paperback, 474 pages
On Sale: July 17, 2007
Price: $39.99

Friedrich Nietzsche—one of the most read and discussed philosophers of all time—is frequently regarded as a quintessentially German philosopher, yet one who had strong anti-German tendencies and late in his development turned increasingly pro-French. However, his relation to British-American thinking and culture has been largely ignored, although its focus on progress... Read more >
Reason & Emancipation
Reason & Emancipation
Edited by Michel Seymour and Matthias Fritsch
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024187
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Reason & Emancipation
Essays on the Philosophy of Kai Nielsen
Edited by Michel Seymour and Matthias Fritsch


Format: Hardcover, 431 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2007
Price: $64.99

". . . Socialism-from-Above is the conception that socialism (or a reasonable facsimile threof) must be handed down to the grateful masses in one form or another, by a ruling elite which is not subject to their control in fact. The heart of Socialism-from-Below is its view that socialism can be... Read more >
The Essential Marcuse
The Essential Marcuse
Written by Herbert Marcuse, Edited by Andrew Feenberg and William Leiss
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ISBN: 9780807014332
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The Essential Marcuse
Selected Writings of Philosopher and Social Critic Herbert Marcuse
Written by Herbert Marcuse
Edited by Andrew Feenberg and William Leiss


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2007
Price: $22.00

The Essential Marcuse provides an overview of Herbert Marcuse's political and philosophical writing over four decades, with excerpts from his major books as well as essays from various academic journals. The most influential radical philosopher of the 1960s, Marcuse's writings are noteworthy for their uncompromising opposition to both capitalism and communism... Read more >
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