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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...

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

    Gallic Books 2009; US$ 11.99

    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$ 11.99

    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$ 11.99

    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...

  • Contested Waterscapes in the Mekong Regionby Fran?ois Molle

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The catchment area of the Mekong River and its tributaries extends from China, through Burma/Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and to Vietnam. The water resources of the Mekong region - from the Irrawaddy and Nu-Salween in the west, across the Chao Phraya to the Lancang-Mekong and Red River in the east- are increasingly contested. Governments, companies,... more...

  • OLED Microdisplaysby Fran?ois Templier

    Wiley 2014; US$ 134.00 US$ 116.13

    Microdisplays are displays requiring optical magnification and OLEDs (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) are self-emitting displays where each pixel includes a LED made of organic material, in general composed of small-molecule organic material. This title reviews in detail how OLED microdisplays are made as well as how they are used. All aspects from... more...

  • Intellectuals and Powerby Fran?ois Laruelle

    Wiley 2014; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.29

    In this important new book, the leading philosopher François Laruelle examines the role of intellectuals in our societies today, specifically with regards to criminal justice. He argues that, rather than concerning themselves with abstract philosophical notions like justice, truth and violence, intellectuals should focus on the human victims.... more...

  • General Theory of Victimsby Fran?ois Laruelle

    Wiley 2015; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.29

    The most accessible expression of François Laruelle's non-philosophical, or 'non-standard', thought, General Theory of Victims forges a new role for contemporary philosophers and intellectuals by rethinking their relation to victims. A key text in recent continental philosophy, it is indispensable for anyone interested in the debates surrounding... more...

  • Fluid-Structure Interactionby Jean-Fran?ois Sigrist

    Wiley 2015; US$ 123.95 US$ 107.42

    Fluid-Structure Interaction: An Introduction to Finite Element Coupling fulfils the need for an introductive approach to the general concepts of Finite and Boundary Element Methods for FSI, from the mathematical formulation to the physical interpretation of numerical simulations. Based on the author’s experience in developing numerical codes... more...

  • The Evil Hairdoby Oisí McGann; n

    The O'Brien Press 2012; US$ 5.99

    None of this was my fault!' Meet Melanie who wants to look like her favourite girlband, WitchCraft. Instead, she has the worst bad hair day of her life when she realises that her new hairdo has an evil mind of its own! more...