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  • Paracelsus (Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim, 1493-1541)by

    BRILL 2007; US$ 319.00

    The daunting writings of Paracelsus-the second largest 16th-century body of writings in German after Luther's-contributed to medicine, natural science, alchemy, philosophy, theology, and esoteric tradition. This volume provides a critical edition of essential writings from the authoritative 1589 Huser Paracelsus alongside new English translations... more...

  • What Does Europe Want?by Slavoj ?i?ek; Srecko Horvat

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 24.99

    Slavoj ?i?ek and Srecko Horvat combine their critical clout to emphasize the dangers of ignoring Europe?s growing wealth gap and the parallel rise in right-wing nationalism, which is directly tied to the fallout from the ongoing financial crisis and its prescription of imposed austerity. To general observers, the European Union?s economic woes appear... more...

  • Politics in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaraguaby THOMAS ANDERSON

    ABC-CLIO 1988; US$ 27.95

    A clear and balanced presentation of the dilemmas associated with each of the four nations. A skillful cultural framework is provided in the first chapter, which serves as an overview. Foreign Affairs A fine study. Anderson's reputation as a scholar and a Latin Americanist will be enhanced when this study... more...

  • Charles Taylorby Ruth Abbey

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 28.00

    Taylor is beyond question one of the most distinctive figures in the landscape of contemporary philosophy. more...

  • 21 Speeches That Shaped Our Worldby Chris Abbott

    Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 15.98

    In this fascinating book, Chris Abbott, a leading political analyst, takes a close look at 21 key speeches which have shaped the world today. He examines the power of the arguments embedded in these speeches to inspire people to achieve great things, or do great harm. Abbott draws upon his political expertise to explain how our current understanding... more...

  • Critical Modelsby Theodor W. Adorno; Henry W. Pickford; Lydia Goehr

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    Critical Models combines into a single volume two of Adorno's most important postwar works -- Interventions: Nine Critical Models (1963) and Catchwords: Critical Models II (1969). Written after his return to Germany in 1949, the articles, essays, and radio talks included in this volume speak to the pressing political, cultural, and philosophical... more...

  • Differences that Matterby Sara Ahmed

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 36.00

    New theory of relationship between feminism and postmodernism, using close readings of literature, film, ethics. more...

  • The Dream Palace of the Arabsby Fouad Ajami

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.95

    From Fouad Ajami, an acclaimed author and chronicler of Arab politics, comes a compelling account of how a generation of Arab intellectuals tried to introduce cultural renewals in their homelands through the forces of modernity and secularism. Ultimately, they came to face disappointment, exile, and, on occasion, death. Brilliantly weaving together... more...

  • Eating Right in the Renaissanceby Ken Albala

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 47.95

    Eating right has been an obsession for longer than we think. Renaissance Europe had its own flourishing tradition of dietary advice. Then, as now, an industry of experts churned out diet books for an eager and concerned public. Providing a cornucopia of information on food and an intriguing account of the differences between the nutritional logic of... more...

  • The Logical Foundations of Bradley's Metaphysicsby James Allard

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 36.00

    Originally published in 2005, this book is a major contribution to the study of the philosopher F. H. Bradley. more...