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- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 17.99
Widely translated and considered to be the most important philosopher of our time, Alain Badiou is also a novelist and the author of four celebrated comedies and two tragedies. The Incident at Antioch is the last of his plays to be published in French and the first to be published in English, introducing a side of Badiou the Anglophone world has never... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 23.99
Plato?s Republic is one of the best-known and most widely-discussed texts in the history of philosophy. But how might we get to the heart of this work today, 2,500 years after its original composition? Alain Badiou breathes life into Plato?s landmark text and revives its universality. Rather than producing yet another critical commentary, he has instead... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 12.95 US$ 11.22
In a well-known text called ‘The Communist Hypothesis’, first published in 2007, the renowned philosopher Alain Badiou breathed fresh life into the idea of communism as an intellectual representation that provides a critical perspective on existing politics and offers a systemic alternative to capitalism. Now, in the course of this wide-ranging... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 14.95 US$ 12.96
The fall of the Berlin wall was seen by many as the final triumph of liberal democracy over communism. But now, in the wake of the great financial crisis of 2008 and its aftermath, things look a little different. New questions are arising about capitalism and democracy, new social movements are challenging established institutions and new political... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 12.95 US$ 11.22
Why bother to praise mathematics when you claim, as Alain Badiou does, that philosophy is first and foremost a metaphysics of happiness, or else it’s not worth an hour of trouble? What possible relationship can there be between mathematics and happiness? That is precisely the issue at stake in this dialogue, which serves as a very accessible... more...
- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 19.99
Martin Heidegger was an ordinary Nazi and a loyal member of the provincial petty bourgeoisie. He was also a seminal thinker of the Continental tradition and one of the twentieth century?s most important philosophers. How are we to make sense of this mix? Should we factor Heidegger?s domestic and political associations into our understanding of his... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 46.00
Though many well-known German philosophers have devoted considerable attention to music and its aesthetics, surprisingly few of their writings on the subject have been translated into English. Stefan Lorenz Sorgner, a philosopher, and Oliver Fürbeth, a musicologist, here fill this important gap for musical scholars and students alike with this compelling... more...
- Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 107.00
With over 300 training programs in neuroscience currently in existence, demand is great for a comprehensive textbook that both introduces graduate students to the full range of neuroscience, from molecular biology to clinical science, but also assists instructors in offering an in-depth course in neuroscience to advanced undergraduates. The second... more...