2694 books (135 pages) in this category

Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing Out of Catastrophe

by Antony Loewenstein

Best-selling journalist Antony Loewenstein trav els across Afghanistan, Pakistan, Haiti, Papua New Guinea, the United States, Britain, Greece, and Australia to witness the reality of disaster capitalism. He discovers how companies such as G4S, ...

ISBN: 9781784781156

Binding: Hardback


Disciplining the Savages Savaging the Disciplines

by Martin Nakata

An exploration of the way knowledge is produced within academic disciplines and then reproduced as public knowledge and used by governments. Nakata, a Torres Strait Islander academic, casts a critical gaze on the 1890s Cambridge Expedition ...

ISBN: 9780855755485

Binding: Paperback


Discourse on Metaphysics and The Monadology


One of the 17th century's most important thinkers, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz exercised enormous influence on the philosophy of Herder, Feuerbach, and Hegel as well as on the writings of Schiller and Goethe. Two of Leibniz's most studied and ...

ISBN: 9780486443102

Binding: Paperback


Discourse on Method and Meditations


Is it possible to be certain of anything? If so, how? The father of modern philosophy and the founder of rational method in philosophical thought, Rene Descartes (1596-1650) sought the answers to these questions and in doing so, addressed the ...

ISBN: 9780486432526

Binding: Paperback


Discourse on the Origin of Inequality


A powerful, passionate explanation of the roots of social inequality, Rousseau's Discourse influenced virtually every major philosopher of the Enlightenment. It remains among the 18th-century's most provocative and frequently studied works. If ...

ISBN: 9780486434148

Binding: Paperback


Discourses (Books 1 and 2)


The ne plus ultra of Stoicism, Discourses outline clear-cut principles of right conduct and true thinking, offering secular thinkers a mode of reasoning that dismisses the strictures of absolutism and emotionalism in exchange for a more peaceful

ISBN: 9780486434421

Binding: Paperback


Discourses (Books 3 and 4)


In this compilation of Books 3 and 4 of Epictetus' Discourses the second of a two-volume set the philosopher discusses the quest for freedom, the nature of solitude, cynicism, fear, discretion, the avoidance of quarrels, and other subjects ...

ISBN: 9780486434438

Binding: Paperback


Discovering China

Chinese Motifs of Good Fortune

by Zhu Wen

An examination of traditional auspicious patterns from China in China, decorating with auspicious patterns dates back thousands of years and remains popular today. It has strong ties with tradition, and provides insight into Chinese philosophies

ISBN: 9781602201194

Binding: Hardback


Discovery of Australia's Fishes

A History of Australian Ichthyology to 1930

by Brian Saunders

This book traces the discovery of Australia?s fishes from the earliest days of taxonomy to the first part of the 20th century. It provides a unique insight into the diverse pathways by which Australia?s fish were discovered and outlines the ...

ISBN: 9780643106703

Binding: Hardback


Discovery of the Mind


ISBN: 9780486242644

Binding: Paperback



by Mark Gevisser

This is a story of dispossession, a meditation on place, home and identity, as well as a deeply personal account of the social ills of South Africa and the triumph of its people. ...

ISBN: 9781847088581

Binding: Hardback



The Performative in the Political

by Judith Butler

Dispossession describes the condition of those who have lost land, citizenship, property, and a broader belonging to the world. This thought-provoking book seeks to elaborate our understanding of dispossession outside of the conventional ...

ISBN: 9780745653815

Binding: Paperback




In the first edition of this groundbreaking book, Maggie Jackson sounded a prescient warning of a looming crisis- the fragmentation of attention that is eroding our abilities to problem-solve, innovate, and care for one another. Now in this ...

ISBN: 9781633884625

Binding: Paperback



by June Sarpong

‘A handbook for these troubled times' Psychologies Magazine'Engaging and informative … highlights our common humanity' Kofi Annan‘A passionately written polemic' You MagazineCould inclusivity be the key to success? The truth ...

ISBN: 9780008242084

Binding: Paperback



by June Sarpong

‘A handbook for these troubled times' Psychologies Magazine'Engaging and informative … highlights our common humanity' Kofi Annan‘A passionately written polemic' You MagazineCould inclusivity be the key to success? The truth ...

ISBN: 9780008259853

Binding: Paperback


Diversity in the Power Elite: Ironies and Unfulfilled Promises 3ed

by Richard L. Zweigenhaft

ISBN: 9781538103364

Binding: Hardback


Divine Hierarchies: Class in American Religion and Religious Studies

by Sean McCloud

ISBN: 9780807858493

Binding: Paperback


Do It Like a Woman

... and Change the World

by Caroline Criado-Perez

Gathering together stories from all corners of the world, this is an inspiring celebration of private heroisms and public triumphs, and a brilliant, necessary manifesto for women everywhere ...

ISBN: 9781846275814

Binding: Paperback



by Susan McHugh

Dogs are perhaps our most popular pets, and certainly one of the best-loved of all animals. This book unravels the debate about whether dogs are descended from wolves, and moves on to deal with canines in mythology, religion and health, dog ...

ISBN: 9781861892034

Binding: Paperback


Doing Ethics

Moral Reasoning and Contemporary Issues

by Lewis Vaughn

ISBN: 9780393265415

Binding: Paperback