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  • Die Welt als Vernichtungslagerby Christian Dries

    transcript 2014; US$ 42.17

    Inspiriert von Günther Anders' Diktum, die Atombombe verwandele die Welt in ein ausfluchtloses Konzentrationslager, entwickelt Christian Dries im Rekurs auf Anders, Hannah Arendt und Hans Jonas eine kritisch-philosophische Theorie der Moderne und bringt diese Modernisierungsphilosophie mit der soziologischen Modernisierungstheorie ins Gespräch. Im... more...

  • Teaching Medieval and Early Modern Cross-Cultural Encountersby Karina F. Attar; Lynn Shutters

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Drawing from theatre, English studies, and art history, among others, these essays discuss the challenges and rewards of teaching medieval and early modern texts in the 21st-century university. Topics range from the intersections of race, religion, gender, and nation in cross-cultural encounters to the use of popular culture as pedagogical tools. more...

  • Der moderne Staat und 'le doux commerce'by Olaf Asbach

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 51.24

    Die Debatten über den ?doux commerce?, die im Jahrhundert der Aufklärung geführt wurden, kreisen um zentrale Fragen der modernen Staats- und Wirtschaftsordnung: Führen Handel und Marktwirtschaft zur Steigerung von Wohlstand und Freiheit und zur Zivilisierung von Gesellschaften und internationalen Beziehungen? Oder sind sie Ursache neuer Ungleichheiten,... more...

  • The Way Things Goby Aaron Jaffe

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; Not Available

    Contents Instruction Manual The Way Things Go 100: I Don't Know about the Coming Singularity 80: Lost and Found 61: That Swell New Thing 37: Risky Things 15: Materials and Their Methods 0: Nothing but Remains Acknowledgments Notes Bibliography Index more...

  • Andere Modernenby Wolfgang Kruse

    transcript 2015; US$ 33.39


  • History's Peopleby Margaret MacMillan

    The Text Publishing Company 2015; US$ 32.99

    In this year?s highly anticipated Massey Lectures, internationally acclaimed historian Margaret MacMillan gives her own personal selection of the memorable figures of the past, women and men, who have changed the course of history and even directed the currents of their times. The actions of Hitler, Stalin and Thatcher had epic, resounding consequences,... more...

  • Popular Culture in a New Ageby Marshall Fishwick

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    With a Foreword by Dr. Fishwick's student--Tom Wolfe. This book redefines popular culture in the light of the revolutionary changes brought about by the information revolution and the digital divide. It explores the phenomenal growth and extension of popular culture in the last decade and ties in the vast changes brought about by technology and the... more...

  • The Enlightenment and Its Effects on Modern Societyby Milan Zafirovski

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 179.00

    Here is an historical overview and analysis of the Enlightenment?s influence on modern democratic societies, modern culture, political science, civil society and the economy. Explores counter-Enlightenment, Post-Enlightenment and Neo-Enlightenment philosophies. more...

  • Vela Veritatisby Frank Bezner

    BRILL 2005; US$ 257.00

    This study analyses 12th-century allegorical theory and practice in the context of a changing intellectual culture. By its interdisciplinary approach, it provides fascinating new insight into the diverse, complex, and creative reflections on understanding, knowledge, and language by 12th-century theologians, natural philosophers, commentators, and... more...

  • Handbook to Life in Renaissance Europeby Sandra Sider

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 70.00

    Captures the essence of life in great civilizations of the past. Each volume in this series examines a single civilization, and covers everything from landmark events and monumental achievements to geography and everyday life. more...