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Human Condition

Human Condition

Hannah Arendt

Editura: University of Chicago Press

The past year has seen a resurgence of interest in the political thinker Hannah Arendt, "the theorist of beginnings," whose work probes the logics underlying unexpected ...

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Concept of the Political

Concept of the Political

Carl Schmitt

Editura: University of Chicago Press

In this, his most influential work, legal theorist and political philosopher Carl Schmitt argues that liberalism's basis in individual rights cannot provide a reasonable ...

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State of Exception

State of Exception

Giorgio Agamben

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Two months after the attacks of 9/11, the Bush administration, in the midst of what it perceived to be a state of emergency, authorized the indefinite detention of noncitizens ...

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Margins of Philosophy

Margins of Philosophy

Jacques Derrida

Editura: University of Chicago Press

`In this densely imbricated volume Derrida pursues his devoted, relentless dismantling of the philosophical tradition, the tradition of Plato, Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche, Husserl, ...

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On Tyranny

On Tyranny

Leo Strauss

Editura: University of Chicago Press

"On Tyranny" is Leo Strauss' classic reading of Xenophon's dialogue Hiero, or Tyrannicus, in which the tyrant Hiero and the poet Simonides discuss the ...

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Filmed Thought - Robert B Pippin

Filmed Thought - Robert B Pippin

Robert B Pippin

Editura: University of Chicago Press

With the rise of review sites and social media, films today, as soon as they are shown, immediately become the topic of debates on their merits not only as entertainment, but also ...

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Oneself as Another

Oneself as Another

Paul Ricoeur

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Paul Ricoeur has been hailed as one of the most important thinkers of the century. Oneself as Another, the clearest account of his "philosophical ethics," substantiates ...

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Theory and Reality - Peter Godfrey-Smith

Theory and Reality - Peter Godfrey-Smith

Peter Godfrey-Smith

Editura: University of Chicago Press

What makes science different from other ways of investigating the world? In "Theory and Reality" Peter Godfrey-Smith uses debates - such as the problem of confirmation, ...

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Idealization and the Aims of Science - Angela Potochnik

Idealization and the Aims of Science - Angela Potochnik

Angela Potochnik

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Science is the study of our world, as it is in its messy reality. Nonetheless, science requires idealization to function if we are to attempt to understand the world, we have to ...

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Plotinus or the Simplicity of Vision - Pierre Hadot

Plotinus or the Simplicity of Vision - Pierre Hadot

Pierre Hadot

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Since its original publication in France in 1963, Pierre Hadot's lively philosophical portrait of Plotinus remains the preeminent introduction to the man and his thought. ...

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Meaning of the Body - Mark Johnson

Meaning of the Body - Mark Johnson

Mark Johnson

Editura: University of Chicago Press

In "The Meaning of the Body", Mark Johnson continues his pioneering work on the exciting connections between cognitive science, language, and meaning first begun in the ...

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Imperative of Responsibility - Hans Jonas

Imperative of Responsibility - Hans Jonas

Hans Jonas

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Hans Jonas here rethinks the foundations of ethics in light of the awesome transformations wrought by modern technology: the threat of nuclear war, ecological ravage, genetic ...

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Letters on Ethics

Letters on Ethics

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Editura: University of Chicago Press

The Roman statesman and philosopher Seneca (4 BCE-65 CE) recorded his moral philosophy and reflections on life as a highly original kind of correspondence. Letters on Ethics ...

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Archive Fever

Archive Fever

Jacques Derrida

Editura: University of Chicago Press

In Archive Fever, Jacques Derrida deftly guides us through an extended meditation on remembrance, religion, time, and technology--fruitfully occasioned by a deconstructive analysis ...

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Gift of Death, Second Edition & Literature in Secret

Gift of Death, Second Edition & Literature in Secret

Jacques Derrida

Editura: University of Chicago Press

The Gift of Death, Jacques Derrida's most sustained consideration of religion, explores questions first introduced in his book Given Time about the limits of the rational and ...

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Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetime and Black Hole Ther - Robert M. Wald

Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetime and Black Hole Ther - Robert M. Wald

Robert M. Wald

Editura: University of Chicago Press

In this book, Robert Wald provides a pedagogical introduction to the formulation of quantum field theory in curved spacetime. He begins with a treatment of the ordinary ...

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discourse and Truth and parresia - Michel Foucault

discourse and Truth and parresia - Michel Foucault

Michel Foucault

Editura: University of Chicago Press

The volume collects a series of lectures given by the renowned French thinker Michel Foucault late in his career. The book is composed of two parts: a talk, "Parresia," ...

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No Exit

No Exit

Yoav Di-Capua

Editura: University of Chicago Press

It is a curious and relatively little-known fact that for two decades--from the end of World War II until the late 1960s--existentialism's most fertile ground outside of ...

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Stoic Idea of the City

Stoic Idea of the City

Malcolm Schofield

Editura: University of Chicago Press

The Stoic Idea of the City offers the first systematic analysis of the Stoic school, concentrating on Zeno's Republic. Renowned classical scholar Malcolm Schofield brings ...

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Embodied Mind, Meaning, and Reason

Embodied Mind, Meaning, and Reason

Mark Johnson

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Mark Johnson is one of the great thinkers of our time on how the body shapes the mind. This book brings together a selection of essays from the past two decades that build a ...

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Receptive Bodies

Receptive Bodies

Leo Bersani

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Leo Bersani, known for his provocative interrogations of psychoanalysis, sexuality, and the human body, centers his latest book on a surprisingly simple image: a newborn baby ...

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Forgotten Sense

Forgotten Sense

Pablo Maurette

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Of all the senses, touch is the most ineffable--and the most neglected in Western culture, all but ignored by philosophers and artists over millennia. Yet it is also the sense that ...

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Government of Desire

Government of Desire

Miguel de Beistegui

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Whether as economic interest, sexual drive, or the basic longing for recognition, desire is accepted as a core component of our modern selfidentities, and something we need to ...

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Lao-Tzu, or the Way of The Dragon

Lao-Tzu, or the Way of The Dragon

Miriam Henke

Editura: University of Chicago Press

At its most basic, philosophy is about learning how to think about the world around us. It should come as no surprise, then, that children make excellent philosophers! Naturally ...

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Authoritarianism

Authoritarianism

Wendy Brown

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Across the Euro-Atlantic world, political leaders have been mobilizing their bases with nativism, racism, xenophobia, and paeans to "traditional values," in brazen bids ...

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Decent Life

Decent Life

Todd May

Editura: University of Chicago Press

You're probably never going to be a saint. Even so, let's face it: you could be a better person. We all could. But what does that mean for you? In a world full of ...

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Hobbes's Kingdom of Light

Hobbes's Kingdom of Light

Devin Stauffer

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Was Hobbes the first great architect of modern political philosophy? Highly critical of the classical tradition in philosophy, particularly Aristotle, Hobbes thought that he had ...

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Maimonides' guide of the Perplexed

Maimonides' guide of the Perplexed

Alfred L Ivry

Editura: University of Chicago Press

A classic of medieval Jewish philosophy, Maimonides's Guide of the Perplexed is as influential as it is difficult and demanding. Not only does the work contain contrary--even ...

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Ecologica - Andr� Gorz

Ecologica - Andr� Gorz

Andr� Gorz

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Writing in 2007, French social philosopher Andre Gorz was remarkably prophetic, foretelling the international economic meltdown of 2008: "The real economy is becoming an ...

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On Obliteration - An Interview with Francoise Armengaud Conc - Emmanuel Levinas

On Obliteration - An Interview with Francoise Armengaud Conc - Emmanuel Levinas

Emmanuel Levinas

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Emmanuel Levinas's interview with Fran oise Armengaud in 1988 is one of the only statements we have from the philosopher, who became influential in various disciplines through ...

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Correspondence of Hannah Arendt and Gershom Scholem

Correspondence of Hannah Arendt and Gershom Scholem

Hannah Arendt

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Few people thought as deeply or incisively about Germany, Jewish identity, and the Holocaust as Hannah Arendt and Gershom Scholem. And, as this landmark volume reveals, much of ...

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Poetic Justice

Poetic Justice

Jill Frank

Editura: University of Chicago Press

When Plato set his dialogs, written texts were disseminated primarily by performance and recitation. He wrote them, however, when literacy was expanding. Jill Frank argues that ...

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Creatively Undecided

Creatively Undecided

Menachem Fisch

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Thomas Kuhn and Karl Popper are believed by many who study science to be the two key thinkers of the twentieth century. Each addressed the question of how scientific theories ...

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On Descartes' Passive Thought

On Descartes' Passive Thought

Jean-Luc Marion

Editura: University of Chicago Press

On Descartes' Passive Thought is the culmination of a life-long reflection on the philosophy of Descartes by one of the most important living French philosophers. In it, ...

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Toward Natural Right and History

Toward Natural Right and History

Leo Strauss

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Natural Right and History is widely recognized as Strauss's most influential work. The six lectures, written while Strauss was at the New School, and a full transcript of the ...

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Actual and the Rational

Actual and the Rational

Jean-Francois Kervegan

Editura: University of Chicago Press

One of Hegel's most controversial and confounding claims is that "the real is rational and the rational is real." In this book, one of the world's leading ...

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Plotinus

Plotinus

Stephen RL Clark

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Plotinus, the Roman philosopher (c. 204-270 CE) who is widely regarded as the founder of Neoplatonism, was also the creator of numerous myths, images, and metaphors. They have ...

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Ways of Making and Knowing - The Material Culture of Empiric

Ways of Making and Knowing - The Material Culture of Empiric

Pamela H Smith

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Although craftspeople and artists often work with natural materials, the notion that making art can constitute a means of knowing nature is a novel one. This book, with ...

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Care and Cure

Care and Cure

Jacob Stegenga

Editura: University of Chicago Press

The philosophy of medicine has become a vibrant and complex intellectual landscape, and Care and Cure is the first extended attempt to map it. In pursuing the interdependent aims ...

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Ekklesia

Ekklesia

Paul Christopher Johnson

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Ekklesia: Three Inquiries in Church and State offers a New World rejoinder to the largely Europe-centered academic discourse on church and state. In contrast to what is often ...

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New Television

New Television

Martin Shuster

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Even though it's frequently asserted that we are living in a golden age of scripted television, television as a medium is still not taken seriously as an artistic art form, ...

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Sovereignty and the Sacred

Sovereignty and the Sacred

Robert A Yelle

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Sovereignty and the Sacred challenges contemporary models of polity and economy through a two-step engagement with the history of religions. Beginning with the recognition of the ...

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Marx's Dream

Marx's Dream

Tom Rockmore

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Two centuries after his birth, Karl Marx is read almost solely through the lens of Marxism, his works examined for how they fit into the doctrine that was developed from them after ...

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Philosophy, Writing, and the Character of Thought

Philosophy, Writing, and the Character of Thought

John T. Lysaker

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Philosophy's relation to the act of writing is John T. Lysaker's main concern in Philosophy, Writing, and the Character of Thought. Whether in Plato, Montaigne, ...

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Becoming Political

Becoming Political

Christopher Skeaff

Editura: University of Chicago Press

In this pathbreaking work, Christopher Skeaff argues that a profoundly democratic conception of judgment is at the heart of Spinoza's thought. Bridging Continental and ...

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Slices and Lumps - Lee Anne Fennell

Slices and Lumps - Lee Anne Fennell

Lee Anne Fennell

Editura: University of Chicago Press

How things are divided up or pieced together matters. Half a bridge is of no use at all. Conversely, many things would do more good if they could be divided up differently: Perhaps ...

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Orientation and Judgment in Hermeneutics

Orientation and Judgment in Hermeneutics

Rudolf A Makkreel

Editura: University of Chicago Press

This book provides an innovative approach to meeting the challenges faced by philosophical hermeneutics in interpreting an ever-changing and multicultural world. Rudolf A. Makkreel ...

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Who Owns Religion? - Laurie L Patton

Who Owns Religion? - Laurie L Patton

Laurie L Patton

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Who Owns Religion? focuses on a period--the late 1980s through the 1990s--when scholars of religion were accused of scandalizing or denigrating the very communities they had ...

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Being Me Being You - Samuel Fleischacker

Being Me Being You - Samuel Fleischacker

Samuel Fleischacker

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Modern notions of empathy often celebrate its ability to bridge divides, to unite humankind. Yet how do we square this with the popular view that we can never truly comprehend the ...

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Leo Strauss on Hegel - Leo Strauss

Leo Strauss on Hegel - Leo Strauss

Leo Strauss

Editura: University of Chicago Press

In the winter of 1965, Leo Strauss taught a seminar on Hegel at the University of Chicago. While Strauss did not consider himself a Hegelian nor write about Hegel at any length, ...

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Jane Addams's Evolutionary Theorizing - Marilyn Fischer

Jane Addams's Evolutionary Theorizing - Marilyn Fischer

Marilyn Fischer

Editura: University of Chicago Press

In Jane Addams's Evolutionary Theorizing, Marilyn Fischer advances the bold and original claim that Addams's reasoning in her first book, Democracy and Social Ethics, is ...

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Between / Beyond / Hybrid - New Essays on Transdisciplinarit - Hartmut von Sass

Between / Beyond / Hybrid - New Essays on Transdisciplinarit - Hartmut von Sass

Hartmut von Sass

Editura: University of Chicago Press

For years now, academics worldwide have been pushing for more interdisciplinarity and transdisciplinarity. Yet for all that, the very concept of transdisciplinarity has proved ...

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How We Became Our Data - Colin Koopman

How We Became Our Data - Colin Koopman

Colin Koopman

Editura: University of Chicago Press

We are now acutely aware, as if all of the sudden, that data matters enormously to how we live. How did information come to be so integral to what we can do? How did we become ...

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Arc of Love - Aaron Ben-Ze'ev

Arc of Love - Aaron Ben-Ze'ev

Aaron Ben-Ze'ev

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Is love best when it is fresh? For many, the answer is a resounding "yes." The intense experiences that characterize new love are impossible to replicate, leading to ...

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Education and Equality

Education and Equality

Danielle Allen

Editura: University of Chicago Press

American education as we know it today--guaranteed by the state to serve every child in the country--is still less than a hundred years old. It's no wonder we haven't ...

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How Should We Live?

How Should We Live?

John Kekes

Editura: University of Chicago Press

What is your highest ideal? What code do you live by? We all know that these differ from person to person. Artists, scientists, social activists, farmers, executives, and athletes ...

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Imagination, Meditation, and Cognition in the Middle Ages

Imagination, Meditation, and Cognition in the Middle Ages

Michelle Karnes

Editura: University of Chicago Press

In Imagination, Meditation, and Cognition in the Middle Ages, Michelle Karnes revises the history of medieval imagination with a detailed analysis of its role in the period's ...

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Creativity on Demand

Creativity on Demand

Eitan Y Wilf

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Business consultants everywhere preach the benefits of innovation-and promise to help businesses reap them. A trendy industry, this type of consulting is centered around courses, ...

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Future of Humanity

Future of Humanity

Zhouying Jin

Editura: University of Chicago Press

The Future of Humanity seeks to answer the question: "What kind of global civilization should human beings pursue and what do we have to do collectively?," one a question ...

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Aristotle

Aristotle

Delba Winthrop

Editura: University of Chicago Press

Today, democracy is seen as the best or even the only legitimate form of government--hardly in need of defense. Delba Winthrop punctures this complacency and takes up the challenge ...

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