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  • Critical Complexityby Rika Preiser

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 95.99

    The publications in this series deal with current topics in the fields of philosophy, natural science, cognitive science, and mathematics. They are particularly interested in investigating the multiple ways in which the nature of these fields has changed over the centuries, leaving the conceptual framework inaugurated by Galilei and Descartes.... more...

  • Recognition or Disagreementby Axel Honneth; Jacques Ranciere

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    Axel Honneth is best known for his critique of modern society centered on a concept of recognition. Jacques Rancière has advanced an influential theory of modern politics based on disagreement. Underpinning their thought is a concern for the logics of exclusion and domination that structure contemporary societies. In a rare dialogue, these two philosophers... more...

  • What Is a People?by Alain Badiou; Judith Butler; Georges Didi-Huberman; Sadri Khiari; Jacques Ranciere

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 23.99

    These outspoken intellectuals seek to reclaim people” as an effective political concept by revisiting its uses and abuses over time. Alain Badiou surveys the idea of a people as a productive force of solidarity and emancipation and a negative tool of categorization and suppression. Pierre Bourdieu follows with a sociolinguistic analysis of popular”... more...

  • On the Difficulty of Living Togetherby Manuel Cruz; Richard Jacques

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 49.99

    Manuel Cruz launches a nuanced study of memory and forgetting, defining their forms and uses, political meanings, and social and historical implications. Memory is not an intrinsically positive phenomenon, he argues, but an impressionable and malleable one, used to advance a variety of agendas. Cruz focuses on five memory models: that which is inherently... more...

  • Political Responsibilityby Antonio Y. Vázquez-Arroyo

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 64.99

    Scholars in the humanities and social sciences have turned to ethics to theorize politics in what seems to be an increasingly depoliticized age. Yet the move toward ethics has obscured the ongoing value of political responsibility and the vibrant life it represents as an effective response to power. Sounding the alarm for those who care about robust... more...

  • Any Guru Will Doby Phil Brown

    University of Queensland Press 2008; US$ 14.99

    A humorous look at a usually lofty and intimidating topicthe meaning of lifethis book documents one man's uphill journey to enlightenment. Explaining the attractions (and pitfalls) of a pick-and-choose approach, the discussion covers Eastern and Western beliefs, all the while elucidating their practices through personal anecdotes. An attack of existentialism, a dogged... more...

  • Ancient Philosophyby William J. Prior

    Oneworld Publications 2016; US$ 7.99

    Before Socrates, philosophers sought explanations for naturally-occurring phenomena from earthquakes and eclipses to the existence of the entire cosmos. But the Socratic era saw a great shift towards questions much closer to the human experience. Philosophers became concerned with life and how to live it, the nature of knowledge and reality, the soul... more...

  • Abolishing Freedomby Frank Ruda

    UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 20.00

    Pushing back against the contemporary myth that freedom from oppression is freedom of choice, Frank Ruda resuscitates a fundamental lesson from the history of philosophical rationalism: a proper concept of freedom can arise only from a defense of absolute necessity, utter determinism, and predestination. Abolishing Freedom demonstrates how the... more...

  • Action, Decision-Making and Forms of Lifeby Jesús Padilla Gálvez

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.00

    The book is exceptional because it applies the notion of foms of life to the context of human action. It provides answers to the following questions: Why do we act in a specific way? Why do we make particular decisions? Does one's form of life and language games determine our actions and decisions? Wittgenstein proposes a holistic method which enables... more...

  • Culture Control Critiqueby Frida Beckman

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 42.99

    Culture Control Critique is an attempt to address the current crisis in cultural critique, situate it in relation to what it sees as a powerful tendency toward political allegory in contemporary Anglo-American mainstream culture, and analyse how this tendency can be understood in relation to the totalizing tendencies of control society. more...