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Aristotle: The Complete Works

by Aristotle

Aristotle (384–322 BCE) was a Greek philosopher and student of Plato who stunningly changed the course of Western philosophy. He has gone down in history as one of the greatest philosophers of all time. Cicero,...


Whither Fanon?

by David Marriott

Frantz Fanon may be most known for his more obviously political writings, but in the first instance, he was a clinician, a black Caribbean psychiatrist who had the improbable task of treating disturbed and traumatized...


Tradition v. Rationalism

by Eugene Callahan, Lee Trepanier, Ferenc Hörcher & Colin Cordner et al.

In the first half of the twentieth century, the rationalist tide had reached its high mark in the arts, politics, and work. But the Holocaust, the Gulag, and other failures have dimmed the popularity of rationalism....


The Shorter Writings

by Xenophon & Gregory A. McBrayer

This book contains new, annotated, and literal yet accessible translations of Xenophon’s eight shorter writings, accompanied by interpretive essays that reveal these works to be masterful achievements by a...


Modern Science and Anarchy

by Peter Kropotkin & Iain McKay

This was Peter Kropotkin's final book, in which he theorizes about the development of the modern state and how modern science and technology can assist in freeing working people from capitalism. First published...


Critique as Social Practice

by Robin Celikates & Naomi van Steenbergen

Can critical theory diagnose ideological delusion and false consciousness from above, or does it have to follow the practices of critique ordinary agents engage in? This book argues that we have to move beyond...


Nation Building

by Andreas Wimmer

A new and comprehensive look at the reasons behind successful or failed nation building

Nation Building presents bold new answers to an age-old question. Why is national integration achieved in some diverse countries,...


Aristocratic Souls in Democratic Times

by Ethan Alexander-Davey, Richard Avramenko, Ian Crowe & Jerry Salyer et al.

Great statesmen and gentlemen, men of honor and rank, seem to be phenomena of a bygone Aristocratic era. Aristocracies, which emphasize rank, and value difference, quality, beauty, rootedness, continuity, stand...


Humanity

by Weiwei Ai & Larry Warsh

Writings on human life and the refugee crisis by the most important political artist of our time

Ai Weiwei (b. 1957) is widely known as an artist across media: sculpture, installation, photography, performance,...


Backlash

by George Yancy & Cornel West

When George Yancy penned a New York Times op-ed entitled “Dear White America” asking white Americans to confront the ways that they benefit from racism, he knew his article would be controversial. But he...


The Art of Rhetoric

by Aristotle, Robin Waterfield & Harvey Yunis

For all men are persuaded by considerations of where their interest lies... Aristotle's Art of Rhetoric is the earliest systematic treatment of the subject, and it remains among the most incisive works on rhetoric...


Borders and Debordering

by Lenart Skof, Eduardo Mendieta, Tomaž Grušovnik & Victor Forte et al.

Borders / Debordering: Topologies, Praxes, Hospitableness engages from interdisciplinary and transnational perspectives some of the most important issues of the present, which lay at the intersection of physical,...


The Task of Philosophy in the Anthropocene

by Richard Polt & Jon Wittrock

In its early modern form, philosophy gave a decisive impetus to the science and technology that have transformed the planet and brought on the so-called Anthropocene. Can philosophy now help us understand this...


Karman

by Giorgio Agamben & Adam Kotsko

What does it mean to be responsible for our actions? In this brief and elegant study, Giorgio Agamben traces our most profound moral intuitions back to their roots in the sphere of law and punishment. Moral...


Thinking Catherine Malabou

by Thomas Wormald & Isabell Dahms

This volume contributes to the growing body of literature exploring the work of contemporary French philosopher Catherine Malabou. Through its fifteen contributions, including two previously untranslated essays...


The Science Communication Challenge

by Gitte Meyer

‘The Science Communication Challenge’ explores and discusses the whys – as distinct from the hows – of science communication. Arguing that the dominant science communication paradigm is didactic, it...


The Inexhaustible Before

by Robert Pfeiffer

Bob Pfeiffer’s second poetry collection dares us to be “good to one another,” to be “serious about experience,” and “to enjoy / the smallest fragments of life.” It’s a book about fatherhood,...


At the Limits of the Political

by Inna Viriasova

The question of the limits of the political permeates the history of western political thought and has been at the forefront of debates in contemporary political philosophy, especially in French and Italian...


The Will to Power - Volume I

by Friedrich Nietzsche

In the volume before us we have the first two books of what was to be Nietzsche's greatest theoretical and philosophical prose work. The reception given to Thus Spake Zarathustra had been so unsatisfactory,...


Recovering Bookchin

by Andy Price

Through an extensive body of political and philosophical ideas he called social ecology, Murray Bookchin (1921-2006) elucidated one of the first intellectual responses to the ecological crisis. However, over...