Onto-Cartography: An Ontology of Machines and Media (Speculative Realism EUP)
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Onto-Cartography: An Ontology of Machines and Media

"Bryant's ecological focus on the crucial interaction of the corporeal and incorporeal makes his contribution extremely important ... The sturdiest bridge yet built between post-structuralism and the vibrant new research being conducted under the auspices of a return to materialist thought."--Ian Lowrie, Rice University, Los Angeles Review of Books

Pathological Realities : Essays on Disease, Experiments, and History
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Pathological Realities : Essays on Disease, Experiments, and History

A medical doctor by training, [Grmek] opened a new chapter in the history of medicine. Instead of focusing on illnesses as a human condition and the historically changing means of their conceptualization and remediation, he paved the way for looking at diseases as historical agents, both in their interactions with each other and their impacts on the course of human culture, be it plague in the Middle Ages or AIDS more recently. . . H...

The Quotable Jung
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The Quotable Jung

"Brings all of Jung's ideas together in brilliant form. . . . [The Quotable Jung] plucks out Jung's best moments of clarity and organizes them in a way that makes Jung accessible to the uninitiated. . . . Unlike most compendiums, the selected quotes build on one another, providing a logical succession of ideas. One could read the book from cover to cover and acquire an advanced understanding of Jung's entire opus."―Andrew Ladd,First ...

Between Enlightenment and Disaster: Dimensions of the political Use of Knowledge
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Between Enlightenment and Disaster: Dimensions of the political Use of Knowledge

Modern politics is highly science-dependent and knowledge-driven. What is the rightful role of expert knowledge in political life? How can the truth claims of science be reconciled with principles of democratic control and lay participatory rights in decision-making? This collection of essays by political scientists, sociologists and economists from Germany, France and Norway provides different empirical and theoretical analyses of t...

Writing from Sources
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Writing from Sources

Covering every step of research, writing, and documentation, Writing from Sources provides a complete guide to source-based writing. The book builds from fundamental skills -- such as annotating a passage -- to more demanding ones such as integrating sources smoothly into an original argument. Examples, exercises, and guidance throughout help students gain confidence with essential concepts, while numerous readings drawn from a varie...

The Ethics of Authorship: Communication, Seduction, and Death in Hegel and Kierkegaard
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The Ethics of Authorship

The first book of its kind that highlights a philosophy of authorship.With clarity, sensitivity, wit, and an honest engagement with the reader, Berthold manages to break down the inherent resistance that is often assumed in the reader who privileges one philosopher over the other, which further opens up a new space for mutual understanding. Readers are led into the lived felt-experience of being personally moved by the styles of lang...

Language and Thought: Interdisciplinary Themes
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Language and Thought: Interdisciplinary Themes

What is the place of language in human cognition? Do we sometimes think in natural language? Or is language for purposes of interpersonal communication only? Although these questions have been much debated in the past, in recent decades they have almost dropped from sight among those interested in the cognitive sciences. Language and Thought is intended to persuade such people to think again. It brings together essays by a distinguis...

The Time That Remains: A Commentary on the Letter to the Romans
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The Time That Remains: A Commentary on the Letter to the Romans

This book is one of the most profoundly moving and important I have ever read. And Giorgio Agamben is perhaps the most ethical and committed intellectual of our times. Not only has he refused teaching appointments in the United States in principled opposition to its imperial chicanery, he has been an outspoken critic of the US-right wing and its attack on Christianity. This book attempts to give Christianity back to the people, to re...

Thinking in Dark Times: Hannah Arendt on Ethics and Politics
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Thinking in Dark Times: Hannah Arendt on Ethics and Politics

This book focuses on how, against the professionalized discourses of theory, Hannah Arendt insists on the greater political importance of the ordinary activity of thinking. Indeed, she argues that the activity of thinking is the only reliable protection against the horrors that buffeted the last century. These essays explore and enact that activity, which Arendt calls the habit of erecting obstacles to oversimplifications, compromise...

Existence and Heritage: Hermeneutic Explorations in African and Continental Philosophy
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Existence and Heritage (SUNY series, Philosophy and Race)

Explores overlapping concerns and themes in African(a) and continental philosophy. In Existence and Heritage, Tsenay Serequeberhan examines what the European philosophical tradition has to offer when encountered from the outsider perspective of postcolonial African thought. He reads Kant in the context of contemporary international relations, finds in Gadamer’s work a way of conceiving relations among differing traditions, and explor...