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Theory and Reality: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science

by Peter Godfrey-Smith University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
07/2003
ISBN:
9780226300634
Format:
Pb+ 288 pages

How does science work? Does it tell us what the world is ''really'' like? What makes it different from other ways of understanding...

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Beginning Postmodernism

by Tim Woods Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
09/1999
ISBN:
9780719052118
Format:
Pbk 304 pages

'Postmodernism' has become the buzzword of contemporary society in the past few years. Yet it remains confusing and baffling in...

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Human Condition 2ed

by Hannah Arendt University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1998
ISBN:
9780226025988
Format:
Pb+ 370 pages

In this text, Hannah Arendt considers humankind from the perspective of the actions of which it is capable. The problems are identified...

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Sex and Death: An Introduction to Philosophy of Biology

by Kim Sterelny and Paul E. Griffiths University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1999
ISBN:
9780226773049
Format:
Pb+ 456 pages

Is the history of life a series of accidents or a drama scripted by selfish genes? Is there an ''essential'' human nature, determined...

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Society of the Spectacle

by Guy Debord Zone Books
Pub Date:
11/1995
ISBN:
9780942299793
Format:
Pb+ 160 pages

Few works of political and cultural theory have been as enduringly provocative as Guy Debord's The Society of the Spectacle. From...

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Plato's Symposium: A Translation by Seth Benardete with Commentaries by Allan Bloom and Seth Benardete

by Plato University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/2001
ISBN:
9780226042756
Format:
Pb+ 199 pages

Plato, Allan Bloom wrote, is ''the most erotic of philosophers,'' and his Symposium is one of the greatest works on the nature...

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Godel's Proof

by Ernest Nagel and James R. Newman New York University Press
Pub Date:
10/2008
ISBN:
9780814758373
Format:
Pb+ 160 pages

In 1931 Kurt Gödel published his fundamental paper, On Formally Undecidable Propositions of Principia Mathematica and Related...

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Politics of Truth 2ed

by Michael Foucault Semiotext(e)
Pub Date:
06/2007
ISBN:
9781584350392
Format:
Pbk 200 pages

In 1784, the German newspaper Berlinische Monatsschrift asked its audience to reply to the question ''What is Enlightenment?''...

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Agony of Power

by Jean Baudrillard Semiotext(e)
Pub Date:
12/2010
ISBN:
9781584350927
Format:
Pbk 128 pages

History that repeats itself turns to farce. But a farce that repeats itself ends up making a history.—from The Agony of PowerIn...

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On the Heights of Despair

by E. M. Cioran University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1992
ISBN:
9780226106717
Format:
Pb+ 150 pages

Born of a terrible insomnia--''a dizzying lucidity which would turn even paradise into hell''--this book presents the youthful...

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Philosophy of Science: Science and Objectivity

by George Couvalis SAGE Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
04/1997
ISBN:
9780761951018
Format:
Pb+ 224 pages

This comprehensive textbook provides a clear nontechnical introduction to the philosophy of science. Through asking whether science...

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Work of Mourning

by Jacques Derrida University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
09/2001
ISBN:
9780226142814
Format:
Pb+ 272 pages

Jacques Derrida is, in the words of the New York Times, ''perhaps the world's most famous philosopher - if not the only famous...

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Archive Fever: A Freudian Impression

by Jacques Derrida University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1996
ISBN:
9780226143675
Format:
Pb+ 128 pages

In Archive Fever, Jacques Derrida deftly guides us through an extended meditation on remembrance, religion, time, and technology...

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Aesthetics and Subjectivity

by Andrew Bowie Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
04/2003
ISBN:
9780719057380
Format:
Pbk 360 pages

This new, completely revised and re-written edition of Aesthetics and Subjectivity brings up to date the original book's account...

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Ecstasy of Communication (New Edition)

by Jean Baudrillard Semiotext(e)
Pub Date:
11/2012
ISBN:
9781584350576
Format:
Pbk 88 pages

First published in France in 1987, The Ecstasy of Communication was Baudrillard’s summarization of his work for a postdoctoral...

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