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Therapy of Desire

Therapy of Desire

Martha C. Nussbaum

Editura: Princeton University Press

The Epicureans, Skeptics, and Stoics practiced philosophy not as a detached intellectual discipline but as a worldly art of grappling with issues of daily and urgent human ...

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Leviathan and the Air-Pump

Leviathan and the Air-Pump

Steven Shapin

Editura: Princeton University Press

Leviathan and the Air-Pump examines the conflicts over the value and propriety of experimental methods between two major seventeenth-century thinkers: Thomas Hobbes, author of the ...

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Complete Works of Aristotle

Complete Works of Aristotle

Aristotle

Editura: Princeton University Press

The Oxford Translation of Aristotle was originally published in 12 volumes between 1912 and 1954. It is universally recognized as the standard English version of Aristotle. This ...

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Along the Archival Grain

Along the Archival Grain

AnnLaura Stoler

Editura: Princeton University Press

Along the Archival Grain offers a unique methodological and analytic opening to the affective registers of imperial governance and the political content of archival forms. In a ...

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Normal Accidents

Normal Accidents

Charles Perrow

Editura: Princeton University Press

Normal Accidents analyzes the social side of technological risk. Charles Perrow argues that the conventional engineering approach to ensuring safety--building in more warnings and ...

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Addiction by Design

Addiction by Design

Natasha Dow Schull

Editura: Princeton University Press

Recent decades have seen a dramatic shift away from social forms of gambling played around roulette wheels and card tables to solitary gambling at electronic terminals. Slot ...

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Friction

Friction

Tsing

Editura: Princeton University Press

A wheel turns because of its encounter with the surface of the road; spinning in the air it goes nowhere. Rubbing two sticks together produces heat and light; one stick alone is ...

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Origins of Happiness

Origins of Happiness

Clark

Editura: Princeton University Press

What makes people happy? Why should governments care about people's well-being? How would policy change if well-being was the main objective? The Origins of Happiness seeks to ...

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186 lei

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Mystery of the Kibbutz

Mystery of the Kibbutz

Abramitzky

Editura: Princeton University Press

How kibbutzim thrived for much of the twentieth century despite their inherent economic contradictions The kibbutz is a social experiment in collective living that challenges ...

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Anthropology of Images

Anthropology of Images

Hans Belting

Editura: Princeton University Press

In this groundbreaking book, renowned art historian Hans Belting proposes a new anthropological theory for interpreting human picture making. Rather than focus exclusively on ...

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No Enchanted Palace

No Enchanted Palace

Mark Mazower

Editura: Princeton University Press

No Enchanted Palace traces the origins and early development of the United Nations, one of the most influential yet perhaps least understood organizations active in the world ...

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Price of Rights

Price of Rights

Martin Ruhs

Editura: Princeton University Press

Many low-income countries and development organizations are calling for greater liberalization of labor immigration policies in high-income countries. At the same time, human ...

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Imperative of Integration

Imperative of Integration

Elizabeth Anderson

Editura: Princeton University Press

More than forty years have passed since Congress, in response to the Civil Rights Movement, enacted sweeping antidiscrimination laws in the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting ...

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124 lei

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Revolutionary Ideas

Revolutionary Ideas

Jonathan Israel

Editura: Princeton University Press

Historians of the French Revolution used to take for granted what was also obvious to its contemporary observers--that the Revolution was shaped by the radical ideas of the ...

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Myth of the Rational Voter

Myth of the Rational Voter

Caplan

Editura: Princeton University Press

The greatest obstacle to sound economic policy is not entrenched special interests or rampant lobbying, but the popular misconceptions, irrational beliefs, and personal biases held ...

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Sorting Out the Mixed Economy - Amy C. Offner

Sorting Out the Mixed Economy - Amy C. Offner

Amy C. Offner

Editura: Princeton University Press

The untold story of how U.S. development efforts in postwar Latin America helped lead to the dismantling of the U.S. welfare state In the years after 1945, a flood of U.S. ...

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Designing Social Inquiry

Designing Social Inquiry

G King

Editura: Princeton University Press

While heated arguments between practitioners of qualitative and quantitative research have begun to test the very integrity of the social sciences, Gary King, Robert Keohane, and ...

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186 lei

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Lacanian Subject

Lacanian Subject

Fink

Editura: Princeton University Press

This book presents the radically new theory of subjectivity found in the work of Jacques Lacan. Against the tide of post-structuralist thinkers who announce "the death of the ...

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Killing Season - Geoffrey B. Robinson

Killing Season - Geoffrey B. Robinson

Geoffrey B. Robinson

Editura: Princeton University Press

The definitive account of one of the twentieth century's most brutal, yet least examined, episodes of genocide and detention The Killing Season explores one of the largest ...

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Midlife

Midlife

Setiya

Editura: Princeton University Press

Philosophical wisdom and practical advice for overcoming the problems of middle age How can you reconcile yourself with the lives you will never lead, with possibilities ...

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Clear and Simple as the Truth

Clear and Simple as the Truth

Francis Noel Thomas

Editura: Princeton University Press

For more than a decade, Clear and Simple as the Truth has guided readers to consider style not as an elegant accessory of effective prose but as its very heart. Francis-Noel Thomas ...

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Politics of Life Itself

Politics of Life Itself

Nikolas Rose

Editura: Princeton University Press

For centuries, medicine aimed to treat abnormalities. But today normality itself is open to medical modification. Equipped with a new molecular understanding of bodies and minds, ...

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Enchantment of Modern Life

Enchantment of Modern Life

Bennett

Editura: Princeton University Press

It is a commonplace that the modern world cannot be experienced as enchanted--that the very concept of enchantment belongs to past ages of superstition. Jane Bennett challenges ...

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On Justification

On Justification

Luc Boltanski

Editura: Princeton University Press

A vital and underappreciated dimension of social interaction is the way individuals justify their actions to others, instinctively drawing on their experience to appeal to ...

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Multiculturalism - Charles Taylor

Multiculturalism - Charles Taylor

Charles Taylor

Editura: Princeton University Press

A new edition of the highly acclaimed book Multiculturalism and "The Politics of Recognition," this paperback brings together an even wider range of leading philosophers ...

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Revolution of the Mind

Revolution of the Mind

Jonathan Israel

Editura: Princeton University Press

Democracy, free thought and expression, religious tolerance, individual liberty, political self-determination of peoples, sexual and racial equality--these values have firmly ...

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Diversity and Complexity

Diversity and Complexity

Scott E Page

Editura: Princeton University Press

This book provides an introduction to the role of diversity in complex adaptive systems. A complex system--such as an economy or a tropical ecosystem--consists of interacting ...

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Expert Political Judgment

Expert Political Judgment

Tetlock

Editura: Princeton University Press

Since its original publication, Expert Political Judgment by New York Times bestselling author Philip Tetlock has established itself as a contemporary classic in the literature on ...

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Interaction Ritual Chains

Interaction Ritual Chains

Collins

Editura: Princeton University Press

Sex, smoking, and social stratification are three very different social phenomena. And yet, argues sociologist Randall Collins, they and much else in our social lives are driven by ...

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Understanding Institutional Diversity

Understanding Institutional Diversity

Ostrom Elinor

Editura: Princeton University Press

The analysis of how institutions are formed, how they operate and change, and how they influence behavior in society has become a major subject of inquiry in politics, sociology, ...

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American Empire

American Empire

Hopkins

Editura: Princeton University Press

A new history of the United States that turns American exceptionalism on its head American Empire is a panoramic work of scholarship that presents a bold new global perspective on ...

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Myth of Nations

Myth of Nations

Patrick J Geary

Editura: Princeton University Press

Modern-day Europeans by the millions proudly trace back their national identities to the Celts, Franks, Gauls, Goths, Huns, or Serbs--or some combination of the various peoples who ...

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On the Currency of Egalitarian Justice, and Other Essays in - G A Cohen

On the Currency of Egalitarian Justice, and Other Essays in - G A Cohen

G A Cohen

Editura: Princeton University Press

G. A. Cohen was one of the most gifted, influential, and progressive voices in contemporary political philosophy. At the time of his death in 2009, he had plans to bring together a ...

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Ultimate Questions

Ultimate Questions

Bryan Magee

Editura: Princeton University Press

We human beings had no say in existing--we just opened our eyes and found ourselves here. We have a fundamental need to understand who we are and the world we live in. Reason takes ...

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Social Science Concepts: A User's Guide - Gary Goertz

Social Science Concepts: A User's Guide - Gary Goertz

Goertz

Editura: Princeton University Press

Concepts lie at the core of social science theory and methodology. They provide substance to theories; they form the basis of measurement; they influence the selection of cases. ...

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Philosophy of the Enlightenment

Philosophy of the Enlightenment

Ernst Cassirer

Editura: Princeton University Press

In this classic work of intellectual history, Ernst Cassirer provides both a cogent synthesis and a penetrating analysis of one of history's greatest intellectual epochs: the ...

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How Global Currencies Work

How Global Currencies Work

Eichengreen

Editura: Princeton University Press

A powerful new understanding of global currency trends, including the rise of the Chinese yuan At first glance, the modern history of the global economic system seems to support ...

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Between Women

Between Women

Sharon Marcus

Editura: Princeton University Press

Women in Victorian England wore jewelry made from each other's hair and wrote poems celebrating decades of friendship. They pored over magazines that described the dangerous ...

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Torture and Democracy

Torture and Democracy

D Rejali

Editura: Princeton University Press

This is the most comprehensive, and most comprehensively chilling, study of modern torture yet written. Darius Rejali, one of the world's leading experts on torture, takes the ...

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In Search of Israel

In Search of Israel

Brenner

Editura: Princeton University Press

A major new history of the century-long debate over what a Jewish state should be Many Zionists who advocated the creation of a Jewish state envisioned a nation like any other. ...

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