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by Étienne Balibar
<p>If fundamental political categories were represented as geometric shapes, citizenship would be one of those rotating polyhedrons with reflective surfaces that together create effects of light and shade. With extraordinarily acute discernment,
A First Course
by Nelson P. Lande
<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">A rigorous yet accessible and engaging introduction to symbolic logic that covers all the standard topics and guides students with helpful suggestions for finding solutions to problems of proof using the ...
by Stephen Harris
by Michael L. Morgan
The fifth edition of Michael L. Morgan?s <i>Classics of Moral and Political Theory</i> broadens the scope and increases the versatility of this landmark anthology by offering new selections from Aristotle?s <i>Politics</i>, Aquinas? <i>Disputed ...
by Rowman and Littlefield Inc
Because It's There
by Fritz Allhoff
<i>Climbing - Philosophy for Everyone</i> presents a collection of intellectually stimulating new essays that address the philosophical issues relating to risk, ethics, and other aspects of climbing that are of interest to everyone from novice ...
Grounds for Debate
by Fritz Allhoff
Offering philosophical insights into the popular morning brew, <i>Coffee -- Philosophy for Everyone</i> kick starts the day with an entertaining but critical discussion of the ethics, aesthetics, metaphysics, and culture of coffee. <ul> ...
The Making of Emotional Capitalism
by Eva Illouz
It is commonly assumed that capitalism has created an a-emotional world dominated by bureaucratic rationality; that economic behavior conflicts with intimate, authentic relationships; that the public and private spheres are irremediably opposed ...
Philosophers With Benefits
by Fritz Allhoff
Written with insight and humor, <i>College Sex - Philosophy for Everyone</i> investigates a broad array of philosophical issues relating to student sex. <ul type="disc"> <li>Examines the ethical issues of dating, cheating, courtship, homosexual
HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics… Despite dating from the 4th century BC, The Art of Rhetoric continues to be regarded by many as the single most important work on the art of ...
by Pierre, Laval, Christian Dardot
Around the globe, contemporary protest movements are contesting the oligarchic appropriation of natural resources, public services, and shared networks of knowledge and communication. These struggles raise the same fundamental demand and rest on
by Gaita Raimond
Our sense of the preciousness of other people is connected with their power to affect us in ways we cannot fathom and in ways against which we can protect ourselves only at the cost of becoming shallow. There is nothing reasonable in the fact ...
by Michel Montaigne
Michel de Montaigne was one of the most influential figures of the Renaissance, singlehandedly responsible for popularising the essay as a literary form. This Penguin Classics edition of <i>The Complete Essays</i> is translated from the French ...
by Alain Badiou
Beginning with a sustained critique of the so-called 'end of philosophy', Badiou goes on to propose a new definition of philosophy, one that is tested with respect to both its origin, in Plato, and its contemporary state. The essays that follow ...
The Constitution of Emersonian Perfectionism
by Stanley Cavell
The second Hackett edition of the Sheed translation, a classic in its own right, offers a wealth of notes on philosophical, theological, historical, and liturgical issues raised by the <i>Confessions</i>, as well as paragraph numbers of the ...
by Daniel Gardner
Parallel Processing, Dynamics, and Evolution in Networks
by William Bechtel
<i>Connectionism and the Mind</i> provides a clear and balanced introduction to connectionist networks and explores theoretical and philosophical implications. Much of this discussion from the first edition has been updated, and three new ...