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  • Pandora'S Box by Jorn Leonhard
    Pandora'S Box (English, Hardback) Jorn Leonhard

    In a monumental history of WWI, Germany's leading historian of the first great 20th-century catastrophe explains the war's origins and course, revealing how profoundly it shaped the world to come. Jorn Leonhard treats the clash of arms with a sure feel for grand strategy, the tactics of arms and attrition, and the grim fate of frontline soldiers.

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  • Make it Stick by Peter C. Brown
    Make it Stick (English, Hardback) Peter C. Brown

    Drawing on cognitive psychology and other fields, Make It Stick offers techniques for becoming more productive learners, and cautions against study habits and practice routines that turn out to be counterproductive. The book speaks to students, teachers, trainers, athletes, and all those interested in lifelong learning and self-improvement.

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  • Not Enough by Samuel Moyn
    Not Enough (English, Hardback) Samuel Moyn

    The age of human rights has been kindest to the rich. As state violations of political rights garnered attention, a commitment to material equality disappeared and market fundamentalism emerged as the dominant economic force. Samuel Moyn asks why we chose not to challenge wealth and neglected the demands of a broader social and economic justice.

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  • The People vs. Democracy by Yascha Mounk
    The People vs. Democracy (English, Hardback) Yascha Mounk

    From India to Turkey, from Poland to the United States, authoritarian populists have seized power. Two core components of liberal democracy individual rights and the popular will are at war, putting democracy itself at risk. In plain language, Yascha Mounk describes how we got here, where we need to go, and why there is little time left to waste.

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  • Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty
    Capital in the Twenty-First Century (English, Paperback) Thomas Piketty

    Translation of the author's Le capital au XXIe siaecle.

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  • We Have Never Been Modern by Bruno LaTour
    We Have Never Been Modern (English, Paperback) Bruno LaTour

    With the rise of science, we moderns believe, the world changed irrevocably, separating us forever from our primitive, premodern ancestors. But if we were to let go of this fond conviction, Bruno Latour asks, what would the world look like? His book, an anthropology of science, shows us how much of modernity is actually a matter of faith.

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  • The Mind of a Mnemonist by Aleksandr Romanovich Luria
    The Mind of a Mnemonist (Multiple languages, Paperback) Aleksandr Romanovich Luria, Jerome Bruner

    "The Mind of a Mnemonist" is a rare phenomenon a scientific study that transcends its data and, in the manner of the best fictional literature, fashions a portrait of an unforgettable human being.

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  • Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly by Judith Butler
    Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly (English, Paperback) Judith Butler

    Judith Butler elucidates the dynamics of public assembly under prevailing economic and political conditions. Understanding assemblies as plural forms of performative action, she extends her theory of performativity to show why precarity destruction of the conditions of livability is a galvanizing force and theme in today's highly visible protests.

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  • Stylish Academic Writing by Helen Sword
    Stylish Academic Writing (English, Hardback) Helen Sword

    A guide to academic writing. Suitable for scholars frustrated with disciplinary conventions, and for specialists who want to write for a larger audience but are unsure where to begin, it presents practical pointers that show how to make articles and books a pleasure to read - and to write.

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  • Blockchain and the Law by Primavera De Filippi
    Blockchain and the Law (English, Hardback) Primavera De Filippi, Aaron Wright

    How does Bitcoin mine money from 1s and 0s? Through blockchain, a tool for creating secure, decentralized peer-to-peer applications. The technology has been compared to the Internet in impact. But disintermediation blockchain's greatest benefit cuts out oversight along with middlemen. Blockchain and the Law urges the law to catch up.

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  • The Meaning of Belief by Tim Crane
    The Meaning of Belief (English, Hardback) Tim Crane

    Current debate about religion seems to be going nowhere. Atheists persist with their arguments, many plausible and some unanswerable, but they make no impact on believers. Defenders of religion find atheists equally unwilling to cede ground. Noting that religion is not what atheists think it is, Tim Crane offers a way out of this stalemate.

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  • Ecology without Nature by Timothy Morton
    Ecology without Nature (English, Paperback) Timothy Morton

    Argues that the chief stumbling block to environmental thinking is the image of nature itself. Ranging widely in 18th-century through contemporary philosophy, culture, and history, this title explores the value of art in imagining environmental projects. It traces the contexts of ecological constructs through the history of capitalism.

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  • Safe Passage by Kori Schake
    Safe Passage (English, Hardback) Kori Schake

    History records only one peaceful transition of hegemonic power: the passage from British to American dominance of the international order. To explain why this transition was nonviolent, Kori Schake explores nine points of crisis between Britain and the U.S., from the Monroe Doctrine to the unequal "special relationship" during World War II.

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  • A Secular Age by Charles Taylor
    A Secular Age (English, Hardback) Charles Taylor

    Almost everyone would agree that the place of religion in our societies has changed profoundly over the years. This book takes up the question of what these changes mean - of what, precisely, happens when a society in which it is virtually impossible not to believe in God becomes one in which faith is only one human possibility among others.

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  • The Iran-Iraq War by Pierre Razoux
    The Iran-Iraq War (English, Hardback) Pierre Razoux

    Originally published: La Guerre Iran-Irak, 1980-1988: Premiere guerre du Golfe. Perrin, un department d'Edi8, 2013.

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  • Unflattening by Nick Sousanis
    Unflattening (English, Paperback) Nick Sousanis

    The primacy of words over images has deep roots in Western culture. But what if the two are inextricably linked in meaning-making? In this experiment in visual thinking, drawn in comics, Nick Sousanis defies conventional discourse to offer readers a stunning work of graphic art and a serious inquiry into the ways humans construct knowledge.

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  • The Great Chain of Being by Arthur O. Lovejoy
    The Great Chain of Being (English, Paperback) Arthur O. Lovejoy

    From later antiquity down to the close of the eighteenth century, most philosophers and men of science and, indeed, most educated men, accepted without question a traditional view of the plan and structure of the world. In this volume, which embodies the William James lectures for 1933, Professor Lovejoy copiously illustrates the influence of this conception as a whole, and of the ideas out of which it was compounded, upon the imagination and feelings as expressed in literature.

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  • Exit, Voice and Loyalty by Albert O. Hirschman
    Exit, Voice and Loyalty (English, Paperback) Albert O. Hirschman

    An innovator in contemporary thought on economic and political development looks here at decline rather than growth. Albert O. Hirschman makes a basic distinction between alternative ways of reacting to deterioration in business firms and, in general, to dissatisfaction with organizations: one, ?exit,? is for the member to quit the organization or for the customer to switch to the competing...

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  • As If by Kwame Anthony Appiah
    As If (English, Hardback) Kwame Anthony Appiah

    Idealization is a basic feature of human thought. We proceed as if our representations were true, while knowing they are not. Kwame Anthony Appiah defends the centrality of the imagination in science, morality, and everyday life and shows that our best chance for accessing reality is to open our minds to a plurality of idealized depictions.

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  • One Another's Equals by Jeremy Waldron
    One Another's Equals (English, Hardback) Jeremy Waldron

    An enduring theme of Western philosophy is that we are all one another's equals. Yet the principle of basic equality is woefully under-explored in modern moral and political philosophy. What does it mean to say we are all one another's equals? Jeremy Waldron confronts this question fully and unflinchingly in a major new multifaceted account.

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