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- Verso Books 2014; US$ 19.95
Representing Capital , Fredric Jameson?s first book-length engagement with Marx?s magnum opus, is a unique work of scholarship that records the progression of Marx?s thought as if it were a musical score. The textual landscape that emerges is the setting for paradoxes and contradictions that struggle toward resolution, giving rise to new antinomies... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 38.99
Why did Karl Marx want to exclude politics and the market from his vision of a future socialism? Allan Megill begins with this question. In answering it, he forces the reader to rethink Marx's entire intellectual project. Karl Marx: The Burden of Reason has important implications for how we think about the usability of Marx's work today. It will be... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 28.95
The eighteenth century Enlightenment marks the beginning of the modern age when the scientific method and belief in reason and progress came to hold sway over the Western world. In the twentieth century, however, the Enlightenment has often been judged harshly for its apparently simplistic optimism. Here a master historian goes back to the sources... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 23.99
The question of what constitutes sexual harassment?from suggestive remarks to outright threats, from off-color jokes to lewd posters on office walls?is contentious, as is the question of how to address sexual harassment. Do all instances of sexual harassment constitute sex discrimination? Are some instances merely sexual attraction gone wrong? Do... more...
- Verso Books 2014; US$ 29.95
Louis Althusser?s renowned short text ?Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses? radically transformed the concept of the subject, the understanding of the state and even the very frameworks of cultural, political and literary theory. The text has influenced thinkers such as Judith Butler, Ernesto Laclau and Slavoj Žižek. The piece is, in fact,... more...
- Verso Books 2014; US$ 29.95
Exploring the genesis of neoliberalism, and the political and economic circumstances of its deployment, Pierre Dardot and Christian Laval dispel numerous common misconceptions. Neoliberalism is neither a return to classical liberalism nor the restoration of ?pure? capitalism. To misinterpret neoliberalism is to fail to understand what is new about... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 36.99
In what constitutes the only English-language collection of essays ever dedicated to the analysis of Montesquieu's contributions to political science, the contributors review some of the most vexing controversies that have arisen in the interpretation of Montesquieu's thought. By paying careful attention to the historical, political, and philosophical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
In recent years there has been a renewed interest in American pragmatism. In political philosophy, the revival of pragmatism has led to a new appreciation for the democratic theory of John Dewey. In this book, Robert B. Talisse advances a series of pragmatic arguments against Deweyan democracy. Particularly, Talisse argues that Deweyan democracy... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2012; US$ 104.00
An account of the concept of revolution in the work of Deleuze and Guattari. We are witnessing the return of political revolution. However, this is not a return to the classical forms of revolution: the capture of the state, the political representation of the party, the centrality of the proletariat or the leadership of the vanguard. After the failure... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 32.99
Drawing support from Nietzsche and Foucault, Connolly argues that the Augustinian Imperative contains unethical implications: its carriers too often convert living signs that threaten their ontological self-confidence into modes of otherness to be condemned, punished, or converted in order to restore that confidence. With a lucidity and rhetorical... more...