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  • - How the Soviet Union Secretly Mapped the World
    af Alexander J. Kent & John (BTexact Technologies Davies
    283,95 kr.

  • af Hannah Arendt
    191,95 kr.

    Considering humankind from the perspective of the actions of which it is capable, this text addresses diminishing human agency and political freedom - the paradox that as human powers increase through technology and inquiry, we are less equipped to control the consequences of our actions.

  • af Thomas S. Kuhn
    134,95 - 562,95 kr.

    Challenges long-standing linear notions of scientific progress, arguing that transformative ideas don't arise from the day-to-day, gradual process of experimentation and data accumulation, but that revolutions in science, those breakthrough moments that disrupt accepted thinking and offer unanticipated ideas, occur outside of normal science.

  • af Milton Friedman & P. N. Snowden
    168,95 kr.

    How can we benefit from the promise of government while avoiding the threat it poses to individual freedom? Milton Friedman presents his view of the proper role of competitive capitalism both as a device for achieving economic freedom and a necessary condition for political freedom

  • af Aristotle
    167,95 - 375,95 kr.

    The "Nicomachean Ethics" is one of Aristotle's most widely read and influential works. Drawing on their intimate knowledge of Aristotle's thought, the authors have produced an English-language translation of the "Ethics" that is as faithful to the original as it is graceful in its rendering.

  • af Anthony C. Yu
    262,95 kr.

    Written in the sixteenth century, this book tells the story of the fourteen-year pilgrimage of the monk Xuanzang, one of China's most famous religious heroes, and his four supernatural disciples, in search of Buddhist scriptures.

  • af Jalal al-Din Rumi
    153,94 kr.

    Jalal al-Din Rumi (1207-73), legendary Persian Muslim poet, theologian, and mystic, wrote poems acclaimed through the centuries for their spiritual images and provocative content, which often described Rumi's love for God in romantic or even erotic terms. This volume includes four hundred poems which provides English translations of this genius.

  • af Drew Leder
    341,95 kr.

  • - Dogs, People, and Significant Otherness
    af Donna J. Haraway
    142,95 kr.

    "The Companion Species Manifesto" is about the implosion of nature and culture in the joint lives of dogs and people, who are bonded in "significant otherness". In all their historical complexity, Donna Haraway tells us, dogs matter. They are not surrogates for theory, she says; they are not here just to think with.

  • af Michael J Moore
    170,95 - 224,95 kr.

  • - Theorizing with Abductive Analysis
    af Iddo Tavory & Stefan Timmermans
    194,95 - 928,95 kr.

  • - Science and Discovery in the World's First National Park
    317,95 kr.

  • - Climate Change and the Unthinkable
    af Amitav Ghosh
    162,95 kr.

  • - A Photographer's Life and Afterlife
    af Pamela Bannos
    168,95 - 302,95 kr.

  • - Collected Essays in Anthropology, Psychiatry, Evolution and Epistemology
    af Gregory Bateson
    185,95 kr.

    Gregory Bateson was a philosopher, anthropologist, photographer, naturalist and poet, as well as the husband and collaborator of Margaret Mead. This anthology of his major work contains a foreword by his daughter Mary Katherine Bateson.

  • - An Autobiography
    af Ingmar Bergman
    153,95 kr.

    When a film is not a document, it is a dream. This visual autobiography traces the author's lifelong love affair with film. It looks at his life from a rural Swedish childhood through his work in theater to Hollywood's golden age, and a romantic history that includes five wives and more than a few mistresses.

  • af George Lakoff
    172,95 kr.

    George Lakoff and Mark Johnson suggest that basic metaphors used in everyday speech not only affect the way we communicate ideas, but actually structure our perceptions and understandings from the beginning.

  • - The Origins of Letters from Antiquity to the Present
    af Johanna Drucker
    313,94 kr.

  • - The Complete Guide to Writing Narrative Nonfiction
    af Jack Hart
    168,95 kr.

  • - The Future of Theory
    af Jason Ananda Josephson Storm
    292,95 - 928,95 kr.

  • - Second Edition
    af Niccolo Machiavelli
    132,95 - 341,95 kr.

    Initially denounced as a collection of sinister maxims and a recommendation of tyranny, this text has more recently been defended as the first scientific treatment of politics, challenging the traditions of ancient and medieval thought and morality.

  • - Art and Attachment
    af Rita Felski
    216,95 - 928,95 kr.

  • - A Socio-narratology
    af Arthur W. Frank
    253,95 - 975,95 kr.

    Stories accompany us through life from birth to death. Stories connect people, but they can also disconnect, creating boundaries between people and justifying violence. This book grapples with this fundamental aspect of our lives, offering both a theory of how stories shape us and a useful method for analyzing them.

  • - Advice for Academics
    af Joli Jensen
    177,95 - 975,95 kr.

  • - Literary Studies After Wittgenstein, Austin, and Cavell
    af Toril Moi
    314,95 kr.

  • - Karl Von Frisch and the Discovery of the Honeybee Language
    af Tania Munz
    180,95 kr.

  • af Alexander Von Humboldt
    290,95 - 975,95 kr.

    The legacy of Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) looms large over the natural sciences. His 1799-1804 research expedition to Central and South America with botanist Aime Bonpland set the course for the great scientific surveys of the nineteenth century. This book features his influential work - and his personal favorite.

  • af Aristotle
    177,95 - 323,95 kr.

    Presents an account of the author's life in relation to political events of his time; the character and history of his writings and of the Politics in particular; his overall conception of political science; and his impact on subsequent political thought from antiquity to the present.

  • - Iconic Photographs, Public Culture and Liberal Democracy
    af Robert Hariman & John Louis Lucaites
    314,95 - 437,95 kr.

    Provides a definitive study of the iconic photograph as a dynamic form of public art. In this title, iconic images are revealed as models of visual eloquence, signposts for collective memory, means of persuasion across the political spectrum, and a crucial resource for critical reflection.

  • - Matters of Aesthetics, Materiality, and Media
    af Giuliana Bruno
    424,95 kr.

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