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  • The Paradox of Subjectivityby David Carr

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 74.99

    Challenging prevailing interpretations of the development of modern philosophy, this book proposes a reinterpretation of the transcendental tradition. It seeks to revive an understanding of what Husserl calls "the paradox of subjectivity" - an appreciation for the rich character of experience. more...

  • The Night of the Gunby David Carr

    Simon & Schuster 2008; US$ 17.00

    Do we remember only the stories we can live with? The ones that make us look good in the rearview mirror? In The Night of the Gun , David Carr redefines memoir with the revelatory story of his years as an addict and chronicles his journey from crack-house regular to regular columnist for The New York Times . Built on sixty videotaped interviews,... more...

  • Open Conversations: Public Learning in Libraries and Museumsby David Carr

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 45.00

    This book offers a way for staff members of cultural institutions to reimagine their roles as provocative educators and community advocates, address the public need for conversations in safe and fair places, and renew their essential place in democratic society. more...

  • The Night of the Gunby David Carr

    Simon & Schuster UK 2012; Not Available

    David Carr was an addict for more than twenty years -- first dope, then coke, then finally crack -- before the prospect of losing his newborn twins made him sober up in a bid to win custody from their crack-dealer mother. Once recovered, he found that his recollection of his 'lost' years differed -- sometimes radically -- from that of his family and... more...

  • A Place Not a Placeby David Carr

    AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 31.99

    Museums and libraries inspire us to cross the limits of routine thought, into experiences of reflection and possibility. Each of the essays in A Place Not a Place examines the ways these and other cultural institutions influence us and proposes ways to strengthen their roles as advocates for critical thinking and inquiry. more...

  • The Promise of Cultural Institutionsby David Carr

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 31.99

    This thought-provoking collection of essays is essential reading for anyone who cares about cultural institutions and their role in the community of learners. These institutions--often museums or libraries--have the power to profoundly alter our sense of ourselves and of the world around us, but that power carries with it obligations. David Carr challenges... more...

  • The Night of the Gunby David Carr

    Simon & Schuster UK 2012; Not Available

    David Carr was an addict for more than twenty years -- first dope, then coke, then finally crack -- before the prospect of losing his newborn twins made him sober up in a bid to win custody from their crack-dealer mother. Once recovered, he found that his recollection of his 'lost' years differed -- sometimes radically -- from that of his family and... more...

  • Experience and Historyby David Carr

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 64.99

    David Carr outlines a distinctively phenomenological approach to history. Rather than asking what history is or how we know history, a phenomenology of history inquires into history as a phenomenon and into the experience of the historical. How does history present itself to us, how does it enter our lives, and what are the forms of experience in which... more...

  • The Night of the Gunby David Carr

    Simon & Schuster UK 2012; US$ 12.99

    David Carr was an addict for more than twenty years -- first dope, then coke, then finally crack -- before the prospect of losing his newborn twins made him sober up in a bid to win custody from their crack-dealer mother. Once recovered, he found that his recollection of his 'lost' years differed -- sometimes radically -- from that of his family and... more...

  • Educating the Virtuesby David Carr

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Tracing the views on moral life of such past philosophers as Plato, Aristotle and Kant, as well as of such theorists as Durkheim, Freud, Piaget and Kohlberg, the author sets forth a full discussion of the nature and educational implications of the idea of moral virtue. more...