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  1. Mother Folly

    Mother Folly

    A Tale

    Written by Françoise Davoine, Translated by Judith G. Miller

    Series Cultural Memory in the Present

    Stanford University Press

    A fictionalized hybrid of personal memoir, case studies, dream sequences, and theoretical reflection, this book on madness, trauma and psychiatry uses a fictional form to engage with psychotic experience and to make the case for... Learn More
    Published: 16th July 2014
    Hardback | £73.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  2. Spinoza Contra Phenomenology
    DRAFT to be approved by sponsor:This book shows how French philosophers in the twentieth century used Spinoza's rationalism to combat the irrationalism of phenomenology and, in the process, developed a mode of philosophical critique... Learn More
    Published: 4th June 2014
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  3. Religion in Public
    This book reconstructs John Locke's political theology to offer a revolutionary theory of the secular as public religion.... Learn More
    Published: 4th December 2013
    Hardback | £73.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  4. What Is a Classic?
    Examines the residual influence of the Eurocentric literary canon in the age of postcolonial and world literature and looks at emergent formations of canons and classics at large.... Learn More
    Published: 13th November 2013
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  5. The Mark of the Sacred

    The Mark of the Sacred

    Written by Jean-Pierre Dupuy, Translated by M. B. DeBevoise

    Series Cultural Memory in the Present

    Stanford University Press

    Jean-Pierre Dupuy, prophet of what he calls "enlightened doomsaying," has long warned that modern society is on a path to self-destruction. In this book, he pleads for a subversion of this crisis from within, arguing that it is... Learn More
    Published: 30th October 2013
    Hardback | £69.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  6. Theory of Society, Volume 2

    Theory of Society, Volume 2

    Written by Niklas Luhmann, Translated by Rhodes Barrett

    Series Cultural Memory in the Present

    Stanford University Press

    This is the second volume of the author's magnum opus, which offers a complex theory of modern society that simultaneously considers issues of communication, the media, differentiation, and evolution.... Learn More
    Published: 21st August 2013
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  7. Fraud

    Fraud

    The World of Ona'ah

    Written by Henri Atlan, Translated by Nils F. Schott

    Series Cultural Memory in the Present

    Stanford University Press

    This book explores the stakes of the uses and abuses of money, language, and technical objects.... Learn More
    Published: 21st August 2013
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  8. Philosophy and Melancholy
    This book establishes first, that melancholy serves as an important focal point in the interpretation of Benjamin's early work, and second, that Benjamin's approach to melancholy releases it from its customary psychological context,... Learn More
    Published: 26th June 2013
    Hardback | £82.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  9. Human Rights as a Way of Life
    As the first book in English dedicated to Bergson's political philosophy, this study develops an original concept of human rights as a medium of self-care and personal transformation.... Learn More
    Published: 5th June 2013
    Hardback | £73.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  10. Outlaw Justice
    This is the first book to read Paul's Letter to the Romans as a sustained essay in (radical) political philosophy.... Learn More
    Published: 17th April 2013
    Hardback | £73.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  11. Warped Mourning
    Haunted by its unburied past, late Soviet and post-Soviet culture has produced unique mourning and memorial practices — this book details these practices and provides new interpretations of the cultural artifacts produced in... Learn More
    Published: 6th March 2013
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  12. About Europe
    The concept of the universal was born in the lands we now call Europe, yet it is precisely the universal that is Europe's undoing. All European politics is caught in a tension: to assert a European identity is to be open to multiplicity,... Learn More
    Published: 20th February 2013
    Hardback | £82.00
    Paperback | £25.99
  13. Barbarism and Its Discontents
    Barbarism and civilization form one of the oldest and most rigid oppositions in Western history. According to this dichotomy, barbarism functions as the negative standard through which "civilization" fosters its self-definition... Learn More
    Published: 30th January 2013
    Hardback | £56.00
  14. The Sparks of Randomness, Volume 2
    In this second volume of The Sparks of Randomness, Henri Atlan pursues his investigation of human life, which he grounds in a distinctive intermingling of the biological and cognitive sciences and traditions of Jewish thought.... Learn More
    Published: 9th January 2013
    Hardback | £91.00
    Paperback | £25.99
  15. A Systems Theory of Religion

    A Systems Theory of Religion

    Written by Niklas Luhmann, Translated by David Brenner and Adrian Hermann, Edited by André Kieserling

    Series Cultural Memory in the Present

    Stanford University Press

    This posthumous and crucial contribution by one of the latter twentieth-century's most important sociologists, overturns a half-century of assumptions about the sociology of religion.... Learn More
    Published: 9th January 2013
    Hardback | £73.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  16. The Game of Probability
    Hardback | £99.00
    Paperback | £33.00
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