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  1. The Price of Truth
    Without stigmatizing commercial activity, this book takes a philosophical and anthropological look at the universe of the gift, debt, and money in the West from ancient Greece to the present in order to examine how and why knowledge... Learn More
    Published: 6th October 2010
    Hardback | £82.00
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  2. Mourning Sickness
    This book explores Hegel's response to the French Revolutionary Terror in relation to contemporary theories of trauma.... Learn More
    Published: 30th September 2010
    Hardback | £67.00
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  3. Memos from the Besieged City
    This is a historical and critical reassessment of the field of comparative literature—the study of cultures and their literary posterity across national borders and historical frontiers—at a moment when notions of literacy... Learn More
    Published: 13th September 2010
    Hardback | £77.00
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  4. Adventures in the French Trade
    This memoir is less a chronicle of the life of a leading scholar/critic of matters French (and a key figure in the naturalization of French "theory" in English) than a series of differently angled fragments, episodes, each with... Learn More
    Published: 9th September 2010
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  5. The Ego and the Flesh
    This book criticizes theories, dominant today, that reduce the self to a simple illusion, proposing a new theory of the ego that allows us to better understand our existence and our relations with others.... Learn More
    Published: 29th July 2010
    Hardback | £91.00
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  6. Little Did I Know
    A fascinating work, at once philosophical and autobiographical, by one of the most original thinkers in the United States today.... Learn More
    Published: 23rd July 2010
    Hardback | £34.00
  7. A Covenant of Creatures
    Rejecting the distinction Levinas asserted between Judaism and philosophy, this book reads his philosophical works, Totality and Infinity and Otherwise than Being through the prism of Judaic texts and ideas.... Learn More
    Published: 3rd June 2010
    Hardback | £86.00
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  8. Deleuzian Concepts
    These essays provide important interpretations and analyze critical developments in the political philosophy of Gilles Deleuze.... Learn More
    Published: 19th May 2010
    Hardback | £86.00
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  9. Violence Taking Place
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  10. On Historicizing Epistemology
    This book shows how, from the late nineteenth to the late twentieth century, the philosophy of science was increasingly confronted with historical questions and how it became historicized accordingly.... Learn More
    Published: 9th March 2010
    Hardback | £56.00
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  11. An Atheism that Is Not Humanist Emerges in French Thought
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  12. From Cult to Culture
    The book is the English edition of a collection of essays by Jacob Taubes, one of the most creative and idiosyncratic philosophers of religion in Germany of the second half of the twentieth century.... Learn More
    Published: 17th December 2009
    Hardback | £73.00
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  13. Occidental Eschatology

    Occidental Eschatology

    Written by Jacob Taubes, Translated by David Ratmoko

    Series Cultural Memory in the Present

    Stanford University Press

    Occidental Eschatology is a study of apocalypticism and its effects on Western philosophy. One of the great Jewish intellectuals of the twentieth century, Taubes published only this one book during his life, and here the English... Learn More
    Published: 14th December 2009
    Hardback | £82.00
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  14. Artificial Presence
    These phenomenological studies on the philosophy of the image review contemporary image theory while defending the fundamental insight that images alone make the artificial presence of things possible.... Learn More
    Published: 3rd December 2009
    Hardback | £77.00
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  15. Philosophers and Thespians
    This book investigates the discursive practices of philosophy and theater/performance on the basis of actual encounters between representatives of these two fields.... Learn More
    Published: 2nd December 2009
    Hardback | £73.00
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  16. The Long Space
    The Long Space examines how time and space have a crucial impact on the form of the postcolonial novel.... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2009
    Hardback | £86.00
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