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  • Magic and Lossby Virginia Heffernan

    Simon & Schuster 2016; US$ 26.00 US$ 17.99

    Just as Susan Sontag did for photography and Marshall McLuhan did for television, Virginia Heffernan (called one of the ?best living writers of English prose?) reveals the logic and aesthetics behind the Internet. Since its inception, the Internet has morphed from merely an extension of traditional media into its own full-fledged civilization. It... more...

  • Hunting Girlsby Kelly Oliver

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    Katniss Everdeen ( The Hunger Games ), Bella Swan ( Twilight ), Tris Prior ( Divergent ), and other strong and resourceful characters have decimated the fairytale archetype of the helpless girl waiting to be rescued. Giving as good as they get, these young women access reserves of aggression to liberate themselvesbut who truly benefits? By meeting... more...

  • Through Vegetal Beingby Luce Irigaray; Michael Marder

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 27.99

    Blossoming from a correspondence between Luce Irigaray and Michael Marder, Through Vegetal Being is an intense personal, philosophical, and political meditation on the significance of the vegetal for our lives, our ways of thinking, and our relations with human and nonhuman beings. The vegetal world has the potential to rescue our planet and our... more...

  • Letters from the Yoga Mastersby Marion Mugs McConnell; Erich Schiffmann; Paramhansa Yogananda; Ramana Maharshi; Swami Sivananda

    North Atlantic Books 2016; US$ 21.95

    This intimate and insightful account of the life of Dr. Harry (Hari) Dickman, referred to by Swami Sivananda as ?the yogi of the West,? features more than fifty years of correspondence between Dickman and well-known yoga masters such as Swami Sivananda, Ramana Maharshi, Paramhansa Yogananda, and almost one hundred others. Marion (Mugs) McConnell, Dickman?s... more...

  • The Hazy Moon of Enlightenmentby Bernie Glassman; Taizan Maezumi; Daishin John Buksbazen; Wendy Egyoku Nakao; Chogyam Trungpa

    Wisdom Publications 2016; US$ 16.95 US$ 11.99

    The Hazy Moon of Enlightenment  takes the reader to the next level of Zen practice, exploring some of the more subtle and sophisticated topics in Zen. The first two parts of the book explore enlightenment and delusion: What is nature of enlightenement? What does it mean to describe enlightenment as sudden or gradual? What is the nature of delusion,... more...

  • Nietzsche und Wagnerby Jutta Georg; Renate Reschke

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 154.00

    This volume documents the cultural-philosophical, aesthetic, and political dimensions of the confrontation between Nietzsche and Wagner: their conflicting relationship from Nietzsche's initial admiration of Wagner up to their breakup and its consequences. more...

  • Aristotle?s "Metaphysics" Lambda ? New Essaysby Christoph Horn

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.00

    The treatise known as book Lambda of Aristotle?s Metaphysics has become one of the most debated issues of recent scholarship. Aristotle adresses here fundamental questions of his theory of substance, his idea of causes and principles, and his concept of motions. Furthermore, the importance of the text is due to the fact that it contains... more...

  • Relativismusby Bernd Irlenborn

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 35.00

    Does relativism challenge the rationality of philosophy, science, and culture? This book is intended as a critical introduction to the complex question of relativism. It explores the term and its history, debates about familiar propositions of relativism regarding the nature of truth as well as the relationship between pluralism, tolerance, and relativism.... more...

  • Selbst bestimmenby Christian Seidel

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00

    What does it mean for a person to be autonomous? Starting from a philosophical riddle on personal autonomy, and challenging contemporary approaches, this book argues that autonomy is a "dense" normative term that stands for a particular kind of practical authority. On this basis, it develops a notion of autonomy that solves the riddle, outlining... more...

  • Access to History: The Middle East 1908-2011 Second Editionby Michael Scott-Baumann

    Hodder Education 2016; US$ 18.99

    Give your students the best chance of success with this tried and tested series, combining in-depth analysis, engaging narrative and accessibility. Access to History is the most popular, trusted and wide-ranging series for A-level History students. This title: - Supports the content and assessment requirements of the 2015 A-level History specifications... more...