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  • Governments, Labour, and the Law in Mid-Victorian Britainby Mark Curthoys

    Clarendon Press 2004; US$ 149.99

    This book explains why governments decided to make trade unions legal, and protect strikers from the criminal law. Drawing on previously unused source material, Curthoys brings to light some of the workings of the ninteenth-century state. - ;This is a study of how governments and their specialist advisers, in an age of free trade and the minimal state,... more...

  • Body and Narrative in Contemporary Literatures in Germanby Lyn Marven

    Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 124.99

    This book is the first to compare three contemporary women writing in German: Herta M--uuml--;ller (from Romania), Libuse Mon--iacute--;kov--aacute--; (from Czechoslovakia), and Kerstin Hensel (from the GDR). Drawing on psychoanlytical, feminist, and performativity theory, it looks at images of the body and their relationship to the structures of their... more...

  • Henri Michauxby Margaret Rigaud-Drayton

    Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 119.99

    Henri Michaux is widely recognized as a major twentieth-century French poet and painter. Although his fascination with universal languages has attracted critical attention, it has up until now been treated as a marginal concern. This study argues that Michaux's ideas on universal languages are central to an understanding of his works. - ;Henri... more...

  • Content and Modalityby Judith Thomson; Alex Byrne

    Clarendon Press 2006; US$ 98.99

    Eleven distinguished philosophers have contributed specially written essays on a set of topics much debated in recent years, including physicalism, qualia, semantic competence, conditionals, presuppositions, two-dimensional semantics, and the relation between logic and metaphysics. All these topics are prominent in the work of Robert Stalnaker, a major... more...

  • Truth, Thought, Reasonby Tyler Burge

    Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 34.99

    Tyler Burge presents a collection of his seminal essays on Gottlob Frege (1848-1925), who has a strong claim to be seen as the founder of modern analytic philosophy, and whose work remains at the centre of philosophical debate today. Truth, Thought, Reason gathers some of Burge's most influential work from the last twenty-five years, and also features... more...

  • Ernie O'Malleyby Richard English

    Clarendon Press 1999; US$ 94.99

    Ernie O'Malley (1897-1957) was one of the most talented and colourful of modern Irish republicans. A leader in the 1916-1923 Revolution, and a contemporary of Michael Collins and Eamon de Valera, he subsequently penned two classic autobiographical accounts of the struggle in later years: On Another Man's Wound and The Singing Flame. He travelled... more...

  • Edmund Burke IIby F. P. Lock

    Clarendon Press 2006; US$ 82.99

    This volume concludes Professor Lock's magisterial biography of Edmund Burke (1730-97), one of the most influential political philosophers in the Western tradition. Covering the most interesting years of Burke's life, the leading themes are India and the French Revolution. Burke was a key figure in shaping long-term British attitudes to both.... more...

  • Resemblance Nominalismby Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra

    Clarendon Press 2002; US$ 119.99

    Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra offers a fresh philosophical account of properties. How is it that two different things (such as two red roses) can share the same property (redness)? According to resemblance nominalism, things have their properties in virtue of resembling other things. This unfashionable view is championed with clarity and rigour. - ;Gardeners,... more...

  • The Physics of Inertial Fusionby Stefano Atzeni; Jürgen Meyer-ter-Vehn

    Clarendon Press 2004; US$ 84.99

    This book is on inertial confinement fusion, an alternative way to produce electrical power from hydrogen fuel by using powerful lasers or particle beams. Two huge laser facilities are presently under construction to show that this method works. It involves the compression of tiny amounts (micrograms) of fuel to thousand times solid density and pressures... more...

  • Thought, Reference, and Experienceby José Luis Bermúdez

    Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 98.99

    Thought, Reference, and Experience is a collection of important new essays on topics at the intersection of philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, and philosophical logic. The starting-point for the papers is the brilliant work of the British philosopher Gareth Evans before his untimely death in 1980 at the age of 34. Evans's work on reference... more...