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- Verso Books 2014; US$ 19.95
Representing Capital , Fredric Jameson?s first book-length engagement with Marx?s magnum opus, is a unique work of scholarship that records the progression of Marx?s thought as if it were a musical score. The textual landscape that emerges is the setting for paradoxes and contradictions that struggle toward resolution, giving rise to new antinomies... more...
- Verso Books 2011; US$ 14.95
A thrilling example of philosophy in action, Towards a New Manifesto reveals the fathers of critical theory, Adorno and Horkheimer, in a uniquely spirited and free-flowing exchange of ideas. A record of their discussions over three weeks in the spring of 1956, recorded with a view to writing a contemporary version of The Communist Manifesto , this... more...
- Verso Books 2012; US$ 19.95
In the uprisings of the Arab world, Alain Badiou discerns echoes of the European revolutions of 1848. In both cases, the object was to overthrow despotic regimes maintained by the great powers?regimes designed to impose the will of financial oligarchies. Both events occurred after what was commonly thought to be the end of a revolutionary epoch: in... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 38.99
Why did Karl Marx want to exclude politics and the market from his vision of a future socialism? Allan Megill begins with this question. In answering it, he forces the reader to rethink Marx's entire intellectual project. Karl Marx: The Burden of Reason has important implications for how we think about the usability of Marx's work today. It will be... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 28.95
The eighteenth century Enlightenment marks the beginning of the modern age when the scientific method and belief in reason and progress came to hold sway over the Western world. In the twentieth century, however, the Enlightenment has often been judged harshly for its apparently simplistic optimism. Here a master historian goes back to the sources... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 23.99
The question of what constitutes sexual harassment?from suggestive remarks to outright threats, from off-color jokes to lewd posters on office walls?is contentious, as is the question of how to address sexual harassment. Do all instances of sexual harassment constitute sex discrimination? Are some instances merely sexual attraction gone wrong? Do... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 36.99
In what constitutes the only English-language collection of essays ever dedicated to the analysis of Montesquieu's contributions to political science, the contributors review some of the most vexing controversies that have arisen in the interpretation of Montesquieu's thought. By paying careful attention to the historical, political, and philosophical... more...
- Verso Books 2014; US$ 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,... more...
- Verso Books 2014; US$ 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... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
In recent years there has been a renewed interest in American pragmatism. In political philosophy, the revival of pragmatism has led to a new appreciation for the democratic theory of John Dewey. In this book, Robert B. Talisse advances a series of pragmatic arguments against Deweyan democracy. Particularly, Talisse argues that Deweyan democracy... more...