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Deja Vu and the End of History
Deja Vu and the End of History
Written by Paolo Virno, Translated by David Broder
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781686119
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Deja Vu and the End of History

Written by Paolo Virno
Translated by David Broder


Format: Hardcover, 200 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $95.00

Déjà vu, which doubles and confuses our experience of time, is a psychological phenomenon with peculiar relevance to our contemporary historical circumstances. From this starting point, the acclaimed Italian philosopher Paolo Virno examines the construct of memory, the passage of time, and the “end of history.” Through thinkers such as Bergson... Read more >
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The Future
The Future
Written by Marc Auge, Translated by John Howe
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781685679
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The Future

Written by Marc Auge
Translated by John Howe


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $70.00

For Marc Augé, best-selling author of Non-Places, the prevailing idea of “the Future” rests on our present fears of the contemporary world. It is to the future that we look for redemption and progress; but it is also where we project our personal and apocalyptic anxieties. By questioning notions of certainty... Read more >
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Heroes
Heroes
Written by Franco "Bifo" Berardi
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781685778
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Heroes
Mass Murder and Suicide
Written by Franco "Bifo" Berardi


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $95.00

What is the relationship between capitalism and mental health? In his most unsettling book to date, Franco “Bifo” Berardi embarks on an exhilarating journey through philosophy, psychoanalysis and current events, searching for the social roots of the mental malaise of our age.

Spanning an array of horrors – the Aurora “Joker&rdquo... Read more >
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State of Insecurity
State of Insecurity
Written by Isabell Lorey, Translated by Aileen Derieg, Foreword by Judith Butler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781685952
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State of Insecurity
Government of the Precarious
Written by Isabell Lorey
Translated by Aileen Derieg
Foreword by Judith Butler


Format: Hardcover, 148 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $70.00

Years of remodelling the welfare state, the rise of technology, and the growing power of neoliberal government apparatuses have established a society of the precarious. In this new reality, productivity is no longer just a matter of labour, but affects the formation of the self, blurring the division between personal and... Read more >
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Deja Vu and the End of History
Deja Vu and the End of History
Written by Paolo Virno, Translated by David Broder
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781686126
Our Price: $12.95
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Deja Vu and the End of History

Written by Paolo Virno
Translated by David Broder


Format: Trade Paperback, 200 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $12.95

Déjà vu, which doubles and confuses our experience of time, is a psychological phenomenon with peculiar relevance to our contemporary historical circumstances. From this starting point, the acclaimed Italian philosopher Paolo Virno examines the construct of memory, the passage of time, and the “end of history.” Through thinkers such as Bergson... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Deja Vu and the End of History

Written by Paolo Virno
Translated by David Broder


Format: eBook, 200 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $12.95

Déjà vu, which doubles and confuses our experience of time, is a psychological phenomenon with peculiar relevance to our contemporary historical circumstances. From this starting point, the acclaimed Italian philosopher Paolo Virno examines the construct of memory, the passage of time, and the “end of history.” Through thinkers such as Bergson... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
The Future
The Future
Written by Marc Auge, Translated by John Howe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781685662
Our Price: $12.95
 Quantity: 1 
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The Future

Written by Marc Auge
Translated by John Howe


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $12.95

For Marc Augé, best-selling author of Non-Places, the prevailing idea of “the Future” rests on our present fears of the contemporary world. It is to the future that we look for redemption and progress; but it is also where we project our personal and apocalyptic anxieties. By questioning notions of certainty... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
The Future

Written by Marc Auge
Translated by John Howe


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $12.95

For Marc Augé, best-selling author of Non-Places, the prevailing idea of “the Future” rests on our present fears of the contemporary world. It is to the future that we look for redemption and progress; but it is also where we project our personal and apocalyptic anxieties. By questioning notions of certainty... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Heroes
Heroes
Written by Franco "Bifo" Berardi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781685785
Our Price: $12.95
 Quantity: 1 
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Heroes
Mass Murder and Suicide
Written by Franco "Bifo" Berardi


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $12.95

What is the relationship between capitalism and mental health? In his most unsettling book to date, Franco “Bifo” Berardi embarks on an exhilarating journey through philosophy, psychoanalysis and current events, searching for the social roots of the mental malaise of our age.

Spanning an array of horrors – the Aurora “Joker&rdquo... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Heroes
Mass Murder and Suicide
Written by Franco "Bifo" Berardi


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $12.95

What is the relationship between capitalism and mental health? In his most unsettling book to date, Franco “Bifo” Berardi embarks on an exhilarating journey through philosophy, psychoanalysis and current events, searching for the social roots of the mental malaise of our age.

Spanning an array of horrors – the Aurora “Joker&rdquo... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
State of Insecurity
State of Insecurity
Written by Isabell Lorey, Translated by Aileen Derieg, Foreword by Judith Butler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781685969
Our Price: $12.95
 Quantity: 1 
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State of Insecurity
Government of the Precarious
Written by Isabell Lorey
Translated by Aileen Derieg
Foreword by Judith Butler


Format: Trade Paperback, 148 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $12.95

Years of remodelling the welfare state, the rise of technology, and the growing power of neoliberal government apparatuses have established a society of the precarious. In this new reality, productivity is no longer just a matter of labour, but affects the formation of the self, blurring the division between personal and... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
State of Insecurity
Government of the Precarious
Written by Isabell Lorey
Translated by Aileen Derieg
Foreword by Judith Butler


Format: eBook, 148 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $12.95

Years of remodelling the welfare state, the rise of technology, and the growing power of neoliberal government apparatuses have established a society of the precarious. In this new reality, productivity is no longer just a matter of labour, but affects the formation of the self, blurring the division between personal and... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
Written by M. Andrew Holowchak
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149529
Our Price: $26.00
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Thomas Jefferson
Uncovering His Unique Philosophy and Vision
Written by M. Andrew Holowchak


Format: Hardcover, 365 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $26.00

This is the first book to systematize the philosophical content of Thomas Jefferson’s writings. Sifting through Jefferson’s many addresses, messages, and letters, philosopher M. Andrew Holowchak uncovers an intensely curious Enlightenment thinker with a well-constructed, people-sympathetic, and consistent philosophy. As the author shows, Jefferson’s philosophical views encompassed human nature, the cosmos... Read more >
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Thomas Jefferson
Uncovering His Unique Philosophy and Vision
Written by M. Andrew Holowchak


Format: eBook0
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $12.99

This is the first book to systematize the philosophical content of Thomas Jefferson’s writings. Sifting through Jefferson’s many addresses, messages, and letters, philosopher M. Andrew Holowchak uncovers an intensely curious Enlightenment thinker with a well-constructed, people-sympathetic, and consistent philosophy. As the author shows, Jefferson’s philosophical views encompassed human nature, the cosmos... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Actuality of Communism
The Actuality of Communism
Written by Bruno Bosteels
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781687673
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The Actuality of Communism

Written by Bruno Bosteels


Format: Trade Paperback, 296 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $16.95

One of the rising stars of contemporary critical theory, Bruno Bosteels discusses the new currents of thought generated by figures such as Alain Badiou, Jacques Rancière and Slavoj Žižek, who are spearheading the revival of interest in communism. Bosteels examines this resurgence of communist thought through the prism of “speculative leftism&rdquo... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume I
The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume I
Written by Rosa Luxemburg, Edited by Peter Hudis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781687659
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The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume I
Volume I: Economic Writings I
Written by Rosa Luxemburg
Edited by Peter Hudis


Format: Trade Paperback, 620 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $39.95

This first volume in Rosa Luxemburg’s Complete Works, entitled Economic Writings 1, contains some of Luxemburg’s most important statements on the globalization of capital, wage labor, imperialism, and pre-capitalist economic formations.

In addition to a new translation of her doctoral dissertation, “The Industrial Development of Poland,” Volume I includes the first complete English-language publication of her “Introduction... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Left Hemisphere
Left Hemisphere
Written by Razmig Keucheyan, Translated by Gregory Elliott
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781685594
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Left Hemisphere
Mapping Contemporary Theory
Written by Razmig Keucheyan
Translated by Gregory Elliott


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $19.95

As the crisis of capitalism unfolds, the need for alternatives is felt ever more intensely. The struggle between radical movements and the forces of reaction will be merciless. A crucial battlefield, where the outcome of the crisis will in part be decided, is that of theory. Over the last twenty-five years, radical intellectuals across the world have produced important and... Read more >
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On the Abolition of All Political Parties

Written by Simone Weil
Contribution by Czeslaw Milosz
Translated by Simon Leys
Introduction by Simon Leys


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $14.00

An NYRB Classics Original 

Simone Weil—philosopher, activist, mystic—is one of the most uncompromising of modern spiritual masters. In “On the Abolition of All Political Parties” she challenges the foundation of the modern liberal political order, making an argument that has particular resonance today, when the apathy and anger of the people... Read more >
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The Communist Postscript

Written by Boris Groys
Translated by Thomas Ford


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $19.95

Since Plato, philosophers have dreamed of establishing a rational state ruled through the power of language. In this radical and disturbing account of Soviet philosophy, Boris Groys argues that communism shares that dream and is best understood as an attempt to replace financial with linguistic bonds as the cement uniting society... Read more >
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Comradely Greetings
Comradely Greetings
Written by Slavoj Zizek and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781687734
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Comradely Greetings
The Prison Letters of Nadya and Slavoj
Written by Slavoj Zizek and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $9.95

”We are the rebels asking for the storm, and believing that truth is only to be found in an endless search ... Two years of prison for Pussy Riot is our tribute to a destiny that gave us sharp ears, allowing us to sound the note A when everyone else is... Read more >
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Comradely Greetings
The Prison Letters of Nadya and Slavoj
Written by Slavoj Zizek and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $9.95

”We are the rebels asking for the storm, and believing that truth is only to be found in an endless search ... Two years of prison for Pussy Riot is our tribute to a destiny that gave us sharp ears, allowing us to sound the note A when everyone else is... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
On the Abolition of All Political Parties
On the Abolition of All Political Parties
Written by Simone Weil, Contribution by Czeslaw Milosz, Translated by Simon Leys, Introduction by Simon Leys
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590177815
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On the Abolition of All Political Parties

Written by Simone Weil
Contribution by Czeslaw Milosz
Translated by Simon Leys
Introduction by Simon Leys


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $14.00

An NYRB Classics Original 

Simone Weil—philosopher, activist, mystic—is one of the most uncompromising of modern spiritual masters. In “On the Abolition of All Political Parties” she challenges the foundation of the modern liberal political order, making an argument that has particular resonance today, when the apathy and anger of the people... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Actuality of Communism

Written by Bruno Bosteels


Format: eBook0
On Sale: September 24, 2014
Price: $16.95

One of the rising stars of contemporary critical theory, Bruno Bosteels discusses the new currents of thought generated by figures such as Alain Badiou, Jacques Rancière and Slavoj Žižek, who are spearheading the revival of interest in communism. Bosteels examines this resurgence of communist thought through the prism of “speculative leftism&rdquo... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Infinitely Demanding
Ethics of Commitment, Politics of Resistance
Written by Simon Critchley


Format: eBook0
On Sale: September 24, 2014
Price: $17.95

The clearest, boldest and most systematic statement of Simon Critchley’s influential views on philosophy, ethics, and politics, Infinitely Demanding identifies a massive political disappointment at the heart of liberal democracy. Arguing that what is called for is an ethics of commitment that can inform a radical politics, Critchley considers the possibility... Read more >
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Marxism and Philosophy

Written by Karl Korsch
Translated by Fred Halliday


Format: eBook0
On Sale: September 24, 2014
Price: $17.95

In Marxism and Philosophy Korsch argues for a reexamination of the relationship between Marxist theory and bourgeois philosophy, and insists on the centrality of the Hegelian dialectic and a commitment to revolutionary praxis. Although widely attacked in its time, Marxism and Philosophy has attained a place among the most important works... Read more >
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