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Fiction & Literature / Literary Criticism / Philosophy

Absence Where As

This new book, from inter-genre, bilingual writer Nathanaël (Nathalie Stephens), investigates the relationship between image and language through a philosophical and poetic meditation on a self-portrait by Surrealist photographer and writer Claude Cahun.
Stephens, Nathalie (Nathanaël)

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Politics / Political Science - History & Theory / Political Philosophy

The Art of Governing

Gregg, Judd

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Philosophy / Political Science & Government

Autobiographical, Scientific, Religious, Moral, and Literary Writings
Trans. from the French


Noteworthy short pieces from Rousseau, most of which have never been translated into English before now.
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques; Christopher Kelly, trans. and ed.

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History / Philosophy

Barbed Wire

The history of animals and humans as seen through barbed wire.
Netz, Reviel

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Philosophy / Linguistics / Poetry Criticism

A Barfield Reader

A representative selection from the major writings of the man C. S. Lewis called “the wisest and best of my unofficial teachers.”
Barfield, Owen. G. B. Tennyson, ed. and introd.

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Literary Criticism - French / Philosophy

Between Hell and Reason
Trans. from the French


Collected for the first time in English, 41 of Albert Camus’s Combat essays trace the evolution of moral and political themes central to his literary works
Camus, Albert. Alexandre de Gramont, sel. and trans.; Elisabeth Young-Bruehl, fwd.

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Literary Criticism - French / Jewish Studies / Philosophy

The Book of Questions
Revised ed.


Jabès, Edmond. Rosmarie Waldrop, trans.

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Literary Criticism - French / Jewish Studies / Philosophy

The Book of Questions
Rev. ed. Trans. from the French


A meditative narrative of Jewish Experience and man’s relation to the world.
Jabès, Edmond. Rosmarie Waldrop, trans.

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Analytic Philosophy / Communication Studies / Ethics & Moral Philosophy

By Way of Interruption

Pinchevski, Amit

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Art / Philosophy

Centering in Pottery, Poetry, and the Person

A flowing collection of poetry that is also a guide for life.
Richards, Mary Caroline

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Poetry / African Poetry / Philosophy - Language

Class Warrior—Taoist Style

The first English translation of a seminal North African poem
Khatibi, Abdelkéir, Reeck, Matt, trs.

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Philosophy / Philosophy - Essays / Ethics & Moral Philosophy

Collected Philosophical Papers

Levinas, Emmanuel, Lingis, Alphonso (tr.)

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Color Theory / Philosophy / Architecture / Literary Criticism

Color Codes

A multidisciplinary look at the role of color in contemporary aesthetics.
Riley, Charles A. II.

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Phenomenology / Philosophers

Comedy Begins with Our Simplest Gestures

The important relationship of comedy to ethics, through the lens of continental philosophy and Emmanuel Levinas, in particular, is examined
Bergen-Aurand, Brian

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Philosophy / Biography / Memoir / French Literature & Language

The Confessions and Correspondence, Including the Letters to Malesherbes
Trans. from the French


A new English translation, the first to be based on the definitive French Pléiade edition.
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques. Christopher Kelly, trans.; Christopher Kelly, Roger D. Masters, and Peter G. Stillman, eds.

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Ethics & Moral Philosophy / Religion - Philosophy

Conversations with Emmanuel Levinas

de Saint Cheron, Mole, Gary

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Art / Philosophy

The Crossing Point

A stunning example of poetic questioning.
Richards, Mary Caroline

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Philosophy / Essays / Literary Criticism

The Culture We Deserve

Twelve essays exploring aspects of literacy and art criticism, retrospective sociology and the effects of relativism on moral behavior.
Barzun, Jacques and Arthur Krystal, ed.

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Philosophy / Literary Criticism - French

Discourse on the Origins of Inequality (Second Discourse), Polemics, and Political Economy
Trans. from the French


The Second Discourse examines man in the true “state of nature,” prior to the formation of the first human societies
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, Judith R. Bush, Roger D. Masters, Christopher Kelly, and Terence Marshall, trans.

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Philosophy / Literary Criticism - French

Discourse on the Sciences and Arts (First Discourse) and Polemics
Trans. from the French


Rousseau attacks the social and political effects of the dominant forms of scientific knowledge
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, Judith R. Bush, Roger D. Masters, and Christopher Kelly, trans.

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Women's Studies / Philosophy

Domesticating Passions

The role of women and family as central to Rousseau's concept of the modern, enlightened state.
Fermon, Nicole

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Psychoanalysis / Psychology & Psychiatry / Philosophy

Ecstasy

Leading psychotherapist offers compelling insights into the vital force of ecstasy.
Eigen, Michael

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Chinese History / Chinese Philosophy / Asian Studies / Chinese Classical Period

The Emergence of China

A comprehensive survey of classical Chinese history and thought
Brooks, E. Bruce and Brooks, A. Taeko

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Philosophy / Education

Emile
Trans. from the French. Includes Emile and Sophie, or the Solitaires


The definitive translation of Emile
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques; Christopher Kelly and Allan Bloom, trans.; Christopher Kelly, ed.

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Ethics & Moral Philosophy / Biography - Philosophers

Emmanuel Levinas

Malka, Salomon, Kigel, Michael, Embree, Sonja M.

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Literary Criticism - American / Literary Criticism - Historical Events / Political Philosophy

Enemies of All Humankind

Explores the legal justification for state-sanctioned violence
Schillings, Sonja

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Philosophy / Literary Criticism - French / Music

Essay on the Origin of Languages and Writings Related to Music
Trans. from the French


Rousseau's major works, available for the first time in a uniform English edition, continue with a work that situates Rousseau's linguistic and musical theory within his larger philosophical system.
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques. John T. Scott, trans. and ed.

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Ethics & Moral Philosophy / Phenomenology

Ethics and Infinity

Levinas, Emmanuel, Cohen, Richard A.

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Economics & Business / Ethics & Moral Philosophy

Ethics at Work

A fascinating assessment of the ethics program at Lockheed Martin, one of the world's largest defense contractors.
Terris, Daniel

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Literary Criticism / Philosophy

Ethics through Literature

An investigation into the relationship between ethics, reading, and the creative imagination in Western culture
Stock, Brian

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Ethics & Moral Philosophy / Phenomenology

Existence and Existents

Levinas, Emmanuel, Lingis, Alphonso, Bernasconi, Robert

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Philosophy / Existentialism / Philosophy of Good & Evil

Facing Nature

Edelglass, William, Hatley, James, Diehm, Christian

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Philosophy / Women's Studies

Feminism and Foucault
Back in print


Diamond, Irene, ed.; Quinby, Lee, ed.

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Phenomenology / Existentialism

A First Introduction to Existential Phenomenology

Luijpen, William A., Koren, Henry J.

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Literary Criticism - French / Jewish Studies / Philosophy

From the Book to the Book
Trans. from the French


The first anthology to span the oeuvre of the late writer Edmond Jabès, including pieces previously unpublished in English.
Jabès, Edmond. Rosmarie Waldrop, trans.; Richard Stamelman, introd. essay.

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Biography - Religious / Biography - Philosophers / Philosophers

Gershom Scholem

A new intellectual portrait of a prominent twentieth-century philosopher
Zadoff, Noam

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Ethics & Moral Philosophy / Essays

The Heart Is a Little to the Left

“An abundance of wisdom in an economy of words” by an activist preacher
Coffin, William Sloane

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Religion - Philosophy / Philosophy / Philosophers

Heidegger's Philosophy of Religion

Vedder, Ben

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Ethics & Moral Philosophy / Psychology - Humanism / Psychology Research & Methodology

In the Wake of Trauma

An interdisciplinary discussion of traumatic experience seeks better understanding and care for the suffering of individuals and societies
Severson, Eric, David M. Goodman & Brian Becker, eds.

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Phenomenology / Ethics & Moral Philosophy

Interrogating Ethics

Hatley, James, McLane, Janice, Diehm, Christian

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Phenomenology / Religious Philosophy / Judaism

The Intersubjectivity of Time

Lin, Yael

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Jewish Studies / Religion / Philosophy

Jerusalem

A translation of the famous 18th-century German treatise with introduction and detailed commentary
Mendelssohn, Moses. Alexander Altmann, introd. and commentary; Allan Arkush, trans.

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Jewish Studies / Political Philosophy / German History

Jewish Philosophical Politics in Germany, 1789–1848

A provocative look at how Jewish intellectuals thought about Jewish religion and existence within a German philosophical tradition
Rose, Sven-Erik

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Philosophy / Jewish Studies

Jews and Race

An anthology of writings by Jewish thinkers on Jews as a race
Hart, Mitchell B., ed.

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Philosophy of Good & Evil / Ethics & Moral Philosophy / Old Testament Studies

Job & Excess of Evil

Nemo, Philippe

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Philosophy / Literary Criticism - French

Julie, or the New Heloise
Trans. from the French


A novel in which Rousseau reconceptualized the relationship of the individual to the collective and articulated a new moral paradigm
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques. Philip Stewart and Jean Vaché, trans. and eds

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Rhetoric / Philosophy - Language / Philosophers

Kant's Philosophy of Communication

A highly original reading of Immanuel Kant that demonstrates his interest in the social realm of human interaction
Ercolini, G. L.

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Criminal Justice / Law / Philosophy

Killing as Punishment

One of the most respected (and ardent) opponents of the death penalty collects his highly acclaimed essays on capital punishment.
Bedau, Hugo Adam

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Philosophy / Intellectual History

Leo Strauss and the Politics of Exile

A probing study that demystifies the common portrayal of Leo Strauss as the inspiration for American neo-conservativism by tracing his philosophy to its German Jewish roots.
Sheppard, Eugene R.

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Philosophy / Literary Criticism - French

Letter to Beaumont, Letters Written from the Mountain, and Related Writings
Trans. from the French


Rousseau’s responses to the religious and political critics of his works
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, Christopher Kelly and Eve Grace, eds. Christopher Kelly and Judith R. Bush, trans.

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Philosophy

Letter to D’Alembert and Writings for the Theater
Trans. from the French


Rousseau, Jean-Jacques

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Ethics & Moral Philosophy / Chinese Philosophy

Levinas and Asian Thought

Kalmanson, Leah, Garrett, Frank, Mattice, Sarah

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Philosophy - Essays / Literary Criticism - Medieval / Ethics & Moral Philosophy

Levinas and Medieval Literature

Astell, Ann W., Jackson, J.A.

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Philosophy / Phenomenology / Ethics & Moral Philosophy

Levinasian Meditations

Cohen, Richard

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Phenomenology / Ethics & Moral Philosophy

Levinas's Philosophy of Time

Severson, Eric

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Philosophy / Philosophy / Psychology & Psychiatry

Life Against Death

A shocking and extreme interpretation of the father of psychoanalysis.
Brown, Norman O. and Christopher Lasch, intr.

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Social Philosophy / Phenomenology

Lived Experience from the Inside Out

Calcagno, Antonio

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Metaphysics / Phenomenology / Philosophy - Criticism

Longing for the Other

Dalton, Drew M.

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Literary Criticism - American / Women Authors / Transcendentalism

Margaret Fuller and Her Circles

Essays on the American Transcendentalist
Bailey, Brigitte, Katheryn P. Viens, and Conrad Edick Wright (eds.)

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American Art / Art - Single Artist / Philosophy

Mel Bochner

How can a visual image illustrate an abstract philosophical idea?
Wartenberg, Thomas E.

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Memoir / Philosophy

Memoirs
Trans. from the German


A fascinating memoir by a major philosopher of the 20th century
Jonas, Hans, Wiese, Christian, ed. & annot.; Winston, Krishna, trans.

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Music / Cultural Studies / Philosophy

Metal, Rock, and Jazz

A lively comparison of musical meaning in Ohio's Jazz, metal, and hard rock scene.
Berger, Harris M.

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Literary Criticism - American / American Government / Political Philosophy

A More Conservative Place

An intervention toward understanding the recent dark political and intellectual days
Bové, Paul A.

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Philosophy / Jewish Studies

Moses Mendelssohn

An English translation of key works, many never before translated, by Moses Mendelssohn, the founder of modern Jewish philosophy
Gottlieb, Michah, ed.

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Political Philosophy / Religion & Politics / Political Science - History & Theory

The Myth of Normative Secularism

Miller, Daniel D.

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Philosophy - Language / Communication Studies

The New Science of Communication

Wachs, Anthony M.

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Ethics & Moral Philosophy / Talmud

New Talmudic Readings

Levinas, Emmanuel, Cohen, Richard A.

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Science-General / Intellectual History

Oliver Wendell Holmes in Paris

An innovative study that links the themes of Holmes’s best-known literary works to his medical training in nineteenth-century Paris.
Dowling, William C.

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Ethics & Moral Philosophy / Metaphysics

Ontology after Ontotheology

van der Heiden Gert-Jan

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Ethics & Moral Philosophy / Phenomenology

Otherwise than Being or Beyond Essence

Levinas, Emmanuel, Lingis, Alphonso

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Philosophy

Owen Barfield (Video)

Award-winning documentary video in US standard (NTSC) color videotape with transcript. 40 minutes.
Barfield, Owen; Tennyson, G. B.. filmaker

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Philosophy / Phenomenology / Philosophy - Criticism

The Philosophical Sense of Transcendence

Allen, Sarah

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Philosophy / Jewish Studies

Philosophical Witnessing

Fascinating philosophical inquiry into post-Holocaust representations of the event in political theory, ethics, and aesthetics, and an assessment of the limitations and promise of philosophical ‘witnessing’ in relation to those issues
Lang, Berel

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Philosophy / Phenomenology / Philosophy - Criticism

The Philosophy of Edith Stein

Calcagno, Antonio

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Jewish Studies

The Philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig

Eleven essays on the life and thought of the Jewish philosopher and theologian Franz Rosenzweig.
Mendes-Flohr, Paul, ed.

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Philosophy / Political Science & Government

The Plan for Perpetual Peace, On the Government of Poland, and Other Writings on History and Politics
Trans. from the French


The Collected Writings of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Volume 11.
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques

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Philosophy / Linguistics / Poetry Criticism / Poetics

Poetic Diction

Barfield discusses poetry’s meaning in terms of both his personal experience and objective standards of criticism.
Barfield, Owen, Howard Nemerov, fwd.

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Comparative Literature / Literary Criticism - American / Transcendentalism

A Power to Translate the World

The impact of global thinkers on Emerson; Emerson’s impact on global thought
LaRocca, David and Ricardo Miguel-Alfonso

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Philosophy / Psychotherapy / History of Psychology

Psychotherapy as a Human Science

Burston, Daniel, Frie, Roger

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Psychotherapy / Psychology Research & Methodology / Mind & Body

Psychotherapy for the Other

Krycka, Kevin C., Kunz, George, Sayre, George G.

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Essays / Philosophy

Realm of Unknowing

Powerful meditations on the nature and limits of human understanding.
Rudman, Mark

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Philosophy / Deconstruction / Religion - Philosophy

Reexamining Deconstruction and Determinate Religion

Simmons, J. Aaron, Minister, Stephen

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Science-General / Philosophy

Research Ethics

This reader provides a thorough overview of the ethical dilemmas confronting contemporary research scientists.
Elliott, Deni, and Judy E. Stern, eds.

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Philosophy / Memoir / French Literature & Language

The Reveries of the Solitary Walker, Botanical Writings, and Letter to Franquières
Trans. from the French


Rousseau’s major works, available for the first time in a uniform English edition, continue with translations of three works from his final decade
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, Christopher Kelly, ed. Charles E. Butterworth, Alexandra Cook, and Terence E. Marshall, trans.

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Philosophy - Classical History / Rhetoric / Communication Studies

Rhetoric and the Gift

Mifsud, Mari Lee

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Philosophy / Political Science & Government / Women's Studies

Rousseau on Women, Love, and Family
Trans. from the French


An exceptional anthology designed for courses on Rousseau, the history of philosophy, and women’s studies
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, Kelly, Christopher and Eve Grace, eds.

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Philosophy / Biography / Literary Criticism - French

Rousseau, Judge of Jean-Jacques: Dialogues
Trans. from the French


Rousseau’s complete work, unified in English for the first time, premiers with an original translation of his Dialogues
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, Judith R. Bush, Christopher Kelly, and Roger D. Masters, trans.

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British & European History / Education / Philosophy

Rousseau’s Daughters

Provocative assessment of how new ideas about motherhood and domesticity in pre-Revolutionary France helped women demand social and political equality later on
Popiel, Jennifer J.

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Philosophy

Sabbatian Heresy

Key writings on Sabbatianism and its legacy and afterlife in Jewish culture, memory, and religion
Maciejko, Pawel, editor

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Philosophy / Religion

Saving the Appearances
2nd edition.


Barfield draws on sources from mythology, philosophy, history, literature, theology, and science to chronicle the evolution of human thought from Moses and Aristotle to Galileo and Keats.
Barfield, Owen

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Political Philosophy / Political Science & Government / Literary Criticism - French

Social Contract, Discourse on the Virtue Most Necessary for a Hero, Political Fragments, and Geneva Manuscript
Trans. from the French


One of the most important and influential works in Western political thought
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, Judith R. Bush, Roger D. Masters, and Christopher Kelly, trans.

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Philosophy - Essays / Religion - Philosophy / Philosophy of Science

Something There Is

In letters to his children from wildly diverse settings—the Pentagon, prisons, cathedrals, reservations— Sayre joins his struggles with other scientists seeking a faith that will last
Sayre, David

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Post-Structuralism

The Structure of Behavior

Merleau-Ponty, Maurice

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Christian Theology / Religion - Philosophy / Phenomenology

A Theology of Alterity

Morrison, Glenn

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Philosophy

TICKLE YOUR CATASTROPHE!

A collection of essays that takes stock of the current impact of the image and imagination of the catastrophe in art, science and philosophy
Le Roy, Frederik, Nele Wynants, Dominiek Hoens, and Robrecht Vanderbeeken

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Ethics & Moral Philosophy / Phenomenology

Time and the Other

Levinas, Emmanuel, Cohen, Richard A.

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Ethics & Moral Philosophy / Phenomenology

Totality and Infinity

Levinas, Emmanuel

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Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy

Totality and Infinity at 50

Davidson, Scott, Perpich, Diane

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Art / Philosophy

Toward Wholeness

A fascinating study about a uniquely artistic individual.
Richards, Mary Caroline

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Philosophy / Post-Structuralism / Phenomenology

Tricks of Time

Muldoon, Mark S.

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Philosophy - Language / Hermeneutics / Deconstruction

The Truth (and Untruth) of Language

van der Heiden, Gert

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African American History / History of Science / Social Philosophy

The Two Principal Laws of Thermodynamics

van den Berg, J. H.

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Art Criticism & Theory / Art History / Aesthetics / Visual Culture

A Violent Embrace

An urgent defense of aesthetics and the power of art
hoogland, renée c.

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Social Philosophy / Political Philosophy

What is the West

Nemo, Philippe

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Dance / Philosophy / Essays

Writing in Motion

A treasure trove of writings by America’s only dancing philosopher.
King, Kenneth



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