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Metamodernism The Future of Theory
ISBN: PB: 9780226786650, ISBN: HB: 9780226602295, University of Chicago Press, July 2021
328 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
For decades, scholars have been calling into question the universality of disciplinary objects and categories. The coherence of defined autonomous categories – such as religion, science, and art – has collapsed under the weight of postmodern critique...
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Image Three Inquiries in Technology and Imagination
ISBN: PB: 9780226782287, ISBN: HB: 9780226782140, University of Chicago Press, June 2021
240 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 21 halftones
Modern life is steeped in images, image-making, and attempts to control the world through vision. Mastery of images has been advanced by technologies that expand and reshape vision and enable us to create, store, transmit, and display images. The thr...
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Theory and Reality An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science, Second Edition
ISBN: PB: 9780226618654, University of Chicago Press, June 2021
368 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 7 halftones
How does science work? Does it tell us what the world is "really" like? What makes it different from other ways of understanding the universe? In Theory and Reality, Peter Godfrey-Smith addresses these questions by taking the reader on a grand tour o...
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Model Cases On Canonical Research Objects and Sites
ISBN: PB: 9780226780832, ISBN: HB: 9780226780665, University of Chicago Press, June 2021
224 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 8 tables
We all know scientists study a predictable set of organisms when performing research, whether they be mice, fruit flies, or less commonly known but widely used species of snail or worm. But when we think of the so-called humanistic social sciences, w...
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Urban Condition
ISBN: PB: 9788024632933, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, May 2021
300 pp., 20.3x15.2 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! The first installment in Karolinum's new Vaclav Havel Series – which aims to continue the philosophical discourse of that thinker, playwright, dissident, and president – this book asks whe...
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Sea as Mirror Essayings in and against Philosophy as History
ISBN: PB: 9783035803686, University of Chicago Press, Diaphanes, May 2021
272 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The Sea as Mirror traces the pressing and repressed material and symbolic presence of the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean from Plato to Heidegger. To do so, Wu Yi employs the maritime as a lens to understand the drive of philosophy as both a...
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Heidegger's De(con)struction of Metaphysics
ISBN: PB: 9783035803693, University of Chicago Press, Diaphanes, May 2021
144 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In Being and Time, Heidegger announced the "Task of Destroying the History of Ontology" in order to free what had remained "unthought" in Western metaphysics. The unpublished part of that work was to be titled "Basic Features of a Phenomenological De...
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Apocalypse of Truth Heideggerian Meditations
ISBN: HB: 9780226766737, University of Chicago Press, May 2021
208 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
We inhabit a time of crisis – totalitarianism, environmental collapse, and the unquestioned rule of neoliberal capitalism. Philosopher Jean Vioulac is invested in and worried by all of this, but his main concern lies with how these phenomena all repr...
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Philosophy by Other Means The Arts in Philosophy and Philosophy in the Arts
ISBN: PB: 9780226770802, ISBN: HB: 9780226770772, University of Chicago Press, April 2021
304 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 7 halftones
Throughout his career, Robert B. Pippin has examined the relationship between philosophy and the arts. With his writings on film, literature, and visual modernism, he has shown that there are aesthetic objects that cannot be properly understood unles...
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Galileo Spirals Out of Control
ISBN: HB: 9783035803723, University of Chicago Press, Diaphanes, April 2021
64 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, illustrated in colour throughout
Who is throwing melons and pumpkins from the highest tower in Pisa? It's the mad scientist Galileo Galilei, confounding the old ideas of the Greeks around Aristotle. This strange old fellow does science everywhere, even in the taverns! When Galileo m...
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