Ignorance and Bliss On Wanting Not to Know
ISBN: HB: 9781911723523, Hurst Publishers, December 2024
256 pp., 19,0x12,6 cm
For sale in CIS only! A dazzling exploration of our wishes for innocence and ignorance – and their consequences. Aristotle claimed that "all human beings want to know". Yet we also want not to know. Centuries after the Enlightenment, mesmerised cro...
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18.99 GBP
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Second Chances Shakespeare and Freud
ISBN: HB: 9780300276367, Yale University Press, July 2024
232 pp., 21,6x13,8 cm
A powerful exploration of the human capacity for renewal, as seen through Shakespeare and Freud. In this fresh investigation, Stephen Greenblatt and Adam Phillips explore how the second chance has been an essential feature of the literary imaginati...
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20.00 GBP
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On Order St. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues, Volume 3
ISBN: HB: 9780300238532, Yale University Press, February 2024
352 pp., 21,0x14,0 cm
The first four works written by St. Augustine of Hippo after his conversion to Christianity are dialogues that have influenced prominent thinkers from Boethius to Bernard Lonergan. Usually called the "Cassiciacum dialogues", these four works are of a...
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Soliloquies St. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues, Volume 4
ISBN: HB: 9780300238549, Yale University Press, February 2024
408 pp., 21,0x14,0 cm
The first four works written by St. Augustine of Hippo after his conversion to Christianity are dialogues that have influenced prominent thinkers from Boethius to Bernard Lonergan. Usually called the Cassiciacum dialogues, these four works are of a h...
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50.00 GBP
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Ashoka Portrait of a Philosopher King
ISBN: HB: 9780300270006, Yale University Press, February 2024
408 pp., 23,4x15,6 cm, 19 colour and black&white illus.
An illuminating biography reconstructing the life and legacy of a unique king in world history and the most famous emperor in South Asian history. There are few historical figures more integral to South Asian history than Emperor Ashoka, a third-ce...
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22.00 GBP
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Real Thing Reflections on a Literary Form
ISBN: HB: 9780300274295, Yale University Press, January 2024
176 pp., 21,0x14,0 cm
A clear-sighted and entertaining defence of literary realism, and an account of its key practitioners. Realist fiction is one of the most enduring artforms history has ever witnessed. By describing the intricate inner life of its characters, or wid...
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16.99 GBP
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In Defence of Liberal Education Philosophy and Controversies
ISBN: PB: 9781915643438, Legend Times Group, University of Buckingham Press, October 2023
288 pp., 21,6x13,8 cm
What is a traditional liberal education, and what are the arguments for it in the twenty-first century? This collection of essays by Anthony O'Hear sets out an alternative educational philosophy to the prevailing progressivist thinking on these issue...
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Critical Muslim, Volume 47 Evil
ISBN: PB: 9781805260486, Hurst Publishers, August 2023
288 pp., 21,6x13,8 cm
For sale in CIS only! Hannah Arendt spoke of the banality of evil–the normalisation of the unutterable, simply because that was how things were in any given place and time. Is evil really so disappointing? We expect evil to be dramatic, unfathomable...
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Age of Guilt The Super-Ego in the Online World
ISBN: HB: 9780300265811, Yale University Press, June 2023
192 pp., 21,6x13,8 cm
How Freud's concept of the super-ego can help us to understand the harsh cultural climate of the digital age. Cancellation, scapegoating, raving on Twitter. How did the Internet, which began as a place for open thought and exchange, become a forum...
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Martin Heidegger's Changing Destinies Catholicism, Revolution, Nazism
ISBN: HB: 9780300228328, Yale University Press, May 2023
720 pp., 23,4x15,6 cm
A portrait of Martin Heidegger as a man and a philosopher/ In this biography of Martin Heidegger (1889-1976), now available in English, historian Guillaume Payen synthesizes the connections between the German philosopher's life and work. Critically...
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