Philosophy & Ethics
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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)

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.

History / Philosophy

Barbed Wire

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

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.

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.

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.

Literary Criticism - French / Jewish Studies / Philosophy

The Book of Questions
Rev. ed.

Jabès, Edmond. Rosmarie Waldrop, trans.

Art / Philosophy

Centering in Pottery, Poetry, and the Person

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

Art / Philosophy / Architecture / Literary Criticism

Color Codes

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

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.

Art / Philosophy

The Crossing Point

A stunning example of poetic questioning.
Richards, Mary Caroline

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.

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.

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.

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

Psychoanalysis / Psychology & Psychiatry / Philosophy


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

Philosophy / Education

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.

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.

Literary Criticism / Philosophy

Ethics through Literature

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

Philosophy / Women's Studies

Feminism and Foucault
Back in print

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

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.

Jewish Studies / Religion / Philosophy


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

Philosophy / Jewish Studies

Jews and Race

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

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

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

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.

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.


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

Rousseau, Jean-Jacques

Philosophy / Philosophy / Psychology & Psychiatry

Life Against Death

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

Philosophy / Jewish Studies

The Life and Thought of Hans Jonas

An analysis of the Jewish background of an eminent philosopher
Wiese, Christian

Jewish Studies / Philosophy

The Meaning of Jewish Existence

Altmann, Alexander, Alfred L. Ivry, ed.; Paul Mendes-Flohr, introd.; Edith Ehrlich and Leonard H. Ehrlich, trans.

Memoir / Philosophy

Trans. from the German

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

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.

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.

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.


Owen Barfield

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

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

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.

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

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.

Essays / Philosophy

Realm of Unknowing

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

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.

Philosophy / Biography / 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.

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.

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.

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.

Philosophy / Religion

Saving the Appearances
2nd ed.

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

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.



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

Art / Philosophy

Toward Wholeness

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

Dance / Philosophy / Essays

Writing in Motion

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

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