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Image, Music, Text
Image, Music, Text
by Roland Barthes
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These essays, as selected and translated by Stephen Heath, are among the finest writings Barthes ever published on film and photography, and on the phenomena of sound and image. The classic pieces "Introduction to the Structural Analysis of Narrative... (read more)

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Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership (4TH 11 - Old Edition)
Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership (4TH 11 - Old Edition)
by Craig Edward Johnson
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Using the metaphor of light or shadow, Craig E. Johnson shows how leaders have the power to do significant good or harm. Taking an interdisciplinary approach to leadership ethics, and balancing theory and research with opportunities for application, the... (read more)

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Secret (03 Edition)
Secret (03 Edition)
by Francesco Petrarch
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One of the great poets of the 14th century, Italian scholar Francesco Petrarch is also regarded as the father of the humanist movement. The Secret, Petrarchs autobiographical treatise translated here from the Latin, represents a "humanist manifesto... (read more)

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On the Genealogy of Morals and Ecce Homo
On the Genealogy of Morals and Ecce Homo
by Friedrich Nietzsche
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The Archaeology of Knowledge and The Discourse on Language
The Archaeology of Knowledge and The Discourse on Language
by Michel Foucault
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Madness, sexuality, power, knowledge — are these facts of life or simply parts of speech? In a series of works of astonishing brilliance, historian Michel Foucault excavated the hidden assumptions that govern the way we live and the way we think... (read more)

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Doing Feminist Theory (12 Edition)
Doing Feminist Theory (12 Edition)
by Susan Archer Mann
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Doing Feminist Theory: From Modernity to Postmodernity critically examines feminist thought from the late eighteenth century to the present. Organized historically and by theoretical perspectives, author Susan Archer Mann: * Highlights the relationship... (read more)

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Crises of the Republic : Lying in Politics; Civil Disobedience; on Violence; Thoughts on Politics and Revolution (72 Edition)
Crises of the Republic : Lying in Politics; Civil Disobedience; on Violence; Thoughts on Politics and Revolution (72 Edition)
by Hannah Arendt
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A collection of studies in which Arendt, from the standpoint of a political philosopher, views the crises of the 1960s and early 1970s as challenges to the american form of government. Index.... (read more)

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Critique of Pure Reason (97 Edition)
Critique of Pure Reason (97 Edition)
by Immanuel Kant
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The most accurate and informative English translation ever produced of this epochal philosophical text.... (read more)

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Elements of Philosophy : Readings From Past and Present (08 Edition)
Elements of Philosophy : Readings From Past and Present (08 Edition)
by Gendler And Siegel / Cahn
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The Elements of Philosophy: Readings from Past and Present offers an extensive collection of classic and contemporary readings, organized topically into five main sections: Religion and Belief, Moral and Political Philosophy, Metaphysics and Epistemology,... (read more)

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Primitives in Wilderness (97 Edition)
Primitives in Wilderness (97 Edition)
by Peter C. Van Wyck
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Brings the radical environmentalism known as deep ecology into an encounter with contemporary social and cultural theory, showing that deep ecology still has much to learn from such theory.<P>In Primitives in the Wilderness, Peter van Wyck brings... (read more)

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Sex, Economy, Freedom and Community (93 Edition)
Sex, Economy, Freedom and Community (93 Edition)
by Wendell Berry
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In this new collection of essays, Wendell Berry continues his work as one of America’s most necessary social commentators. With wisdom and clear, ringing prose, he tackles head-on some of the most difficult problems which face us as we near the end... (read more)

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Ethics (2ND 73 Edition)
Ethics (2ND 73 Edition)
by William K. Frankena
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An introduction to the standard material of ethics.... (read more)

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Philosophy of Law (06 - Old Edition)
Philosophy of Law (06 - Old Edition)
by Raymond Wacks
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This lively and accessible introduction to the social, moral, and cultural foundations of law takes a broad scope-- spanning philosophy, law, politics, and economics, and discussing a range of topics including women's rights, racism, the environment, and... (read more)

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Twilight of the Idols, Or, How To Philosophize With the Hammer (97 Edition)
Twilight of the Idols, Or, How To Philosophize With the Hammer (97 Edition)
by Friedrich Nietzsche
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Translated by Richard Polt. Introduction by Tracy Strong.... (read more)

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Karl Marx : Selected Writings (2ND 00 Edition)
Karl Marx : Selected Writings (2ND 00 Edition)
by Karl Marx
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This second edition of McLellan's comprehensive selection of Marx's writings includes carefully selected extracts from the whole range of Marx's political, philosophical, and economic thought. Each section of the book deals with a different period of... (read more)

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A Spinoza Reader: The "Ethics" and Other Works
A Spinoza Reader: The "Ethics" and Other Works
by Benedictus Spinoza
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This anthology of the work of Baruch de Spinoza (1632-1677) presents the text of Spinoza's masterwork, the Ethics, in what is now the standard translation by Edwin Curley. Also included are selections from other works by Spinoza, chosen by Curley to make... (read more)

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Calliope's Sisters : a Comparative Study of Philosophies of Art (2ND 04 Edition)
Calliope's Sisters : a Comparative Study of Philosophies of Art (2ND 04 Edition)
by Richard Anderson
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This book looks at the visual and performing arts of the world's societies, examining such issues as the origin of art, the ultimate nature of art, and the theoretical basis of art's role in human affairs. Anderson focuses on ten diverse societies... (read more)

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All That Is Solid Melts Into Air
All That Is Solid Melts Into Air
by Marshall Berman
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"A bubbling caldron of ideas . . . Enlightening and valuable." —Mervyn Jones, New Statesman. The political and social revolutions of the nineteenth century, the pivotal writings of Goethe, Marx, Dostoevsky, and others, and the creation of new... (read more)

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The Ethics of What We Eat: Why Our Food Choices Matter
The Ethics of What We Eat: Why Our Food Choices Matter
by Peter Singer
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Peter Singer, the groundbreaking ethicist whom The New Yorker calls the most influential philosopher alive teams up again with Jim Mason, his coauthor on the acclaimed Animal Factories, to set their critical sights on the food we buy and eat: where it... (read more)

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J. S. Mill: 'On Liberty' and Other Writings (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought)
J. S. Mill: 'On Liberty' and Other Writings (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought)
by John Stuart Mill
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Three of Mill's classic texts, On Liberty, The Subjection of Women and the posthumous Chapters on Socialism are brought together in this edition.... (read more)

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