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A culmination of de Man's thoughts on philosophy, politics and history. The book presents an inquiry into the relation of rhetoric, epistemology and aesthetics, that offers radical notions of materiality. These texts were written or delivered as lectures
A bold new metaphysics that explores how all things--from atoms to green chiles, cotton to computers--interact with, perceive, and experience one another
Explores the "avisual" and its effect on the visual world. Dreams, x-rays, atomic radiation, and "invisible men" are phenomena that are visual in nature but unseen. Revealing these hidden interiors of cultural life, this book focuses on historical moments
Rather than questioningwhether there is-or should be-contemporary art history, Jane Blocker arguesthat we should be asking how. Setting the idea of temporality decisively in therealm of art, Becoming Past is crucial for artists, art historians,curators, a
"The contents of this book were previously published in Harry Haywood, Black Bolshevik: Autobiography of an Afro-American Communist (Chicago: Liberator Press, 1978)."
Exposes shame as a valuable emotion essential to our humanity.
How is it that self-identified environmental progressives in America can oppose liberalizing immigration policies? Environmentalism is generally assumed to be a commitment of the political left and restrictionism a commitment of the right. As John Hultgre
A contribution to contemporary philosophical and political thought, Agamben develops the concept of community and the social implications of his philosophical thought.
A sweeping inquiry that critiques modern science's claims of objectivity, rationality, and truth
A fascinating look at the role of animals in human love through the ages
A bold new approach to heritage conservation that embraces change and accommodates decay
Digital Art and Meaning Reading Kinetic Poetry, Text Machines, Mapping Art, and Interactive Installations
How to interpret and critique digital arts, in theory and in practice.
As Marez shows, despite the state's best efforts to use the media to obscure the hypocrisies and failures of its drug policies-be they lurid descriptions of Chinese opium dens in the English popular press or Nancy Reagan's "Just Say No" campaign-marginali
Differentiation from animals helped to establish the notion of a human being, but the disappearance of animals now threatens that identity. This is the argument underlying Electric Animal, a probing exploration of the figure of the animal in modern cultur
A fresh, important intervention into understanding our post-9/11 world
First published as Tysk heost: [Stockholm], Sweden: Norstedts, 1947.
Beginning in the year of Princes birth, 1958, with the recording of Minnesotas first R&B record by a North Minneapolis band called the Big Ms, Got to Be Something Here traces the rise of that distinctive sound through two generations of political upheaval
Stanek explicitly confronts both the philosophical and the empirical foundations of Lefebvre’s oeuvre, especially his direct involvement in the fields of urban development, planning, and architecture.
This memoir-cum-cookbook from celebrated cook Beatrice Ojakangas is chock-full of recipes, anecdotes, and a kind humor that bring to vivid life the Finnish culture of northern Minnesota as well as the wider culinary world. Homemade delivers the savory and
Grant Farred takes up the event as a philosophical problem from a novel perspective, examining infamous events in sport and arguing that theorizing the event through sport makes possible an entirely original way of thinking about it. He shows how what was
This guide is a vital tool for effective use of the recently released MMPI-2-RF. Yossef S. Ben-Porath, a leading expert on the MMPI instruments, provides detailed descriptions of the scales of the test, tables with interpretive recommendations for each sc
Presenting the natural philosopher in his own words, discussing a life imbued with ecology, this reveals in the most human terms how respect for and contact with the natural world can provide the foundation for a total view of the vast problems of humanit
What are the suburbs? The popular vision of monotonous streets curving into culs-de-sac and emerald lawns unfurling from nearly identical houses would have us believe that suburbia is a boring, homogeneous, and alienating place. But this stereotypical por
"Originally published in French as La pensaee marxiste et la ville. Copyright 1972 by Casterman."
This work explores the issues of men's studies and contemporary theories of gender within the context of the Middle Ages.
The importance of myth, symbol, and image in the Chicano movement and beyond.
Originally published: Hanover: Published by University Press of New England [for] Wesleyan University Press, c1992.
Prismatic Ecology moves beyond the accustomed green readings of ecotheory and maps a colorful world of ecological possibility. By way of color, Jeffrey Jerome Cohen guides readers through a reflection of an essentially complex and disordered universe and
In this work, Agamben draws on philology, the psychoanalysis of toys, medieval physics and psychology, and contemporary linguistics and philosophy, in an attempt to reconfigure the epistemological foundation of Western culture. He dismisses the possibilit
"Originally published in French as Survivances des lucioles, copyright 2009 by Les Editions de Minuit . . . Paris"-- Verso title page.
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