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  • The Origins of Responsibilityby François Raffoul

    Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 21.20

    François Raffoul approaches the concept of responsibility in a manner that is distinct from its traditional interpretation as accountability of the willful subject. Exploring responsibility in the works of Nietzsche, Sartre, Levinas, Heidegger, and Derrida, Raffoul identifies decisive moments in the ... more...

  • Hector Finds Timeby François Lelord

    Gallic Books 2012; US$ 8.74

    Poor Hector. Tempus fugit, and our intrepid psychiatrist is not feeling quite as young as he used to. His patients are concerned with time too. One feels she's always in a hurry, as if there's a clock ticking in her tummy " she would like time to slow down. But there's also a boy who wishes time would hurry along and turn him into an adult. And a third... more...

  • The Phantom of Rue Royaleby Jean-François Parot; Howard Curtis

    Gallic Books 2009; US$ 8.74

    Paris is in mourning. At the fireworks display marking the Dauphin's marriage to Marie Antoinette, hundreds of people have been injured or crushed to death. Yet not all the victims died accidentally...This tragic incident yields a new case for Commissioner Le Floch when a strangled woman is found amongst the other corpses.The investigation will lead... more...

  • The Man with the Lead Stomachby Jean-François Parot; Michael Glencross

    Gallic Books 2009; US$ 8.74

    October 1761 finds the newly-promoted Commisioner Le Floch on duty at a royal performance of Rameau's latest work.Events take a dramatic turn and Nicolas is soon embarked on his second major investigation when the body of a prominent courtier's son is found.The initial evidence points to suicide, but Le Floch's instincts tell him he is dealing with... more...

  • The Saint-Florentin murdersby Jean-François Parot; Howard Curtis

    Gallic Books 2010; US$ 8.74

    At the court of young King Louis XVI , conspiracies abound...Under the distrustful eye of his new boss at the Chatelet, Nicolas Le Floch investigates the bizarre death of a maid at the home of Monsieur de Saint-Florentin, the King's minister. When a second murder is washed up by the Seine with the same curious injuries, events begin to gather pace,... more...

  • The Baker's Bloodby Jean-François Parot; Howard Curtis

    Gallic Books 2012; US$ 8.74

    1775. On a diplomatic trip to Vienna, Commissioner Nicolas Le Floch only just survives an attempt on his life as he investigates the breakdown of French secret intelligence in the city. He returns to a France in turmoil: people are rioting in protest at the soaring price of grain and Nicolas is assigned to investigate the unexplained death of a baker.... more...

  • Rousseauby David Gauthier

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    In this 2006 volume David Gauthier examines Rousseau's evolving notion of freedom, focusing on his later works. more...

  • Morals by Agreementby David Gauthier

    Clarendon Press 1987; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59

    In this book the author argues that moral principles are principles of rational choice. According to the usual view of choice, a rational person selects what is likely to give the greatest expectation of value or utility. But in many situations, if each person chooses in this way, everyone will be worse off than need be. Instead, Professor Gauthier... more...

  • Einspritzdruck bei modernen PKW-Dieselmotorenby Yvan Gauthier

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2010; US$ 69.99

    Yvan Gauthier geht der Frage nach, wie die hohe kinetische Energie des Kraftstoffstrahls im Teillastbetrieb so umgesetzt werden kann, dass die Rußemission im Abgas maßgebend reduziert wird. Er analysiert zunächst das konventionelle PKW-Dieselbrennverfahren und führt neue Größen ein, um eine Korrelation zwischen Eingangsgrößen des Motors mit der Rußemission... more...

  • Amnesia and Redress in Contemporary American Fictionby Marni Gauthier

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    This book shows how a political and cultural dynamic of amnesia and truth telling shapes literary constructions of history.  Gauthier focuses on the works of Don DeLillo, Toni Morrison, Michelle Cliff, Bharati Mukherjee, and Julie Otsuka. more...