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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...

  • Literal Meaningby François Recanati

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    A provocative contribution to the current debate about the best delimitation of semantics and pragmatics. more...

  • Perspectival Thoughtby François Recanati

    Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83

    Francois Recanati presents a ground-breaking study of the context-dependence of our language and thought. He argues that our linguistic and mental representations alike must be assigned two layers of content: the explicit content, which is relative and perspectival, and the complete content, which is absolute and involves contextual factors. 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...

  • Immunity to Error through Misidentificationby Simon Prosser; François Recanati

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    Devoted exclusively to the topic, this book analyses immunity to error through misidentification as an important feature of personal judgments. more...