The Cambridge Companion to Aquinas (Cambridge Companions to Philosophy)
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The Cambridge Companion to Aquinas

"This excellent collection of essays on the philosophy of Thomas Aquinas constitutes another very fine volume in the Cambridge Companion series....The Cambridge Companion to Aquinas ably fulfills this commitment to students and nonspecialists with essays by the leading scholars of the philosophy of Aquinas, written in a manner easily accessible to novices but without sacrificing scholarly sophistication. These essays will also be of ...

The Agamben Dictionary
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The Agamben Dictionary

This welcome resource will help students and readers of Giorgio Agamben appreciate the cohesion of the Italian thinker's contribution to the history of philosophy.... Highly recommended.

The Cambridge Companion to Hume (Cambridge Companions to Philosophy)
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The Cambridge Companion to Hume

David Hume is, arguably, the most important philosopher ever to have written in English. Although best known for his contributions to epistemology, metaphysics, and the philosophy of religion, Hume also made substantial and influential contributions to psychology and the philosophy of mind, ethics, the philosophy of science, political and economic theory, political and social history, and to a lesser extent, aesthetic and literary th...

Walter Benjamin Reimagined: A Graphic Translation of Poetry, Prose, Aphorisms, and Dreams
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Walter Benjamin Reimagined

An illuminated tour of Walter Benjamin's ideas; a graphic translation; an encyclopedia of fragments. Walter Benjamin was a man of letters, an art critic, an essayist, a translator, a philosopher, a collector, and an urban flâneur. In his writings, he ambles, samples, and explores. With Walter Benjamin Reimagined, Frances Cannon offers a visual and literary response to Benjamin's work. With detailed and dreamlike pen-and-ink drawings ...

The Negotiable Constitution: On the Limitation of Rights
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The Negotiable Constitution: On the Limitation of Rights

Grégoire C. N. Webber examines how abstract guarantees in bills of rights can be related to controversies of specific rights-claims, arguing that, by leaving rights open-ended, a constitution leaves to the legislature the responsibility to complete the rights-project. The argument will interest researchers and students in human rights and constitutional theory.

A Singular Modernity: Essay on the Ontology of the Present
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A Singular Modernity: Essay on the Ontology of the Present

A major new interpretation of the concepts of modernism and modernity.The concepts of modernity and modernism are amongst the most controversial and vigorously debated in contemporary philosophy and cultural theory. In this new intervention, Fredric Jameson—perhaps the most influential and persuasive theorist of postmodernity—excavates and explores these notions in a fresh and illuminating manner. The extraordinary revival of discuss...

Common Ground: Democracy and Collectivity in an Age of Individualism
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Common Ground: Democracy and Collectivity in an Age of Individualism

'Jeremy Gilbert is a master storyteller, reassembling critical traditions and opening up contemporary cases. In contrast to much theorising of the present, Common Ground honours the liveness and the conceptual vitality of the political: a necessity, in this exciting and terrifying contemporary moment' -- Lauren Berlant, George M. Pullman Distinguished Service Professor, Department of English, University of Chicago 'Addresses the most...

Who Will Do the Science of the Future?: A Symposium on Careers of Women in Science (Compass series)
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Who Will Do the Science of the Future?

Who Will Do the Science of the Future? is the summary of a symposium on careers of women in science. The symposium incorporated three panels of presenters: one focusing on the next generation, Science for All Students; a second that looks in depth at the issues reflected in one particular field of science, computer science, reflecting an in-depth view of academic and industrial computer scientists; and a third that focuses on strateg...

On Monsters: An Unnatural History of Our Worst Fears
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On Monsters: An Unnatural History of Our Worst Fears

"Monsters literal and metaphorical are dissected with skill and discernment in philosopher and scholar Asma's penetrating "unnatural history." Erudite, funny, and deeply attuned to the profound psychological and moral implications of monstrousness, Asma encompasses the mystical and the scientific as he ponders the simultaneous repulsion and attraction monsters arouse... Asma is insightful and entertaining in his discussion of monster...