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  • ALLEGORY AND IDEOLOGY
    JAMESON, F.
    This major new work by Fredric Jameson is not a book about “method,” but it does propose a dialectic capable of holding together in one breath the heterogeneities that reflect our biological individualities, our submersion in collective history and class struggle, and our alienation to a disembodied new world of information and abstraction. Eschewing the arid secularities of ph...
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    41,60 €

  • ADORNO IN NAPLES
    MARTIN MITTELMEIER
    A meld of intellectual biography, philosophy and travel writing exploring the life of Theodor Adorno in Naples at the beginning of the twentieth century. Adorno in Naples brings to life a period in European intellectual history when the romantic landscape of the Bay of Naples became a magnet for writers, poets and philosophers. At the beginning of the twentieth century there wa...
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    30,06 €

  • THE NEW POPULISM
    MARCO REVELLI
    A crisp and trenchant dissection of populism today. The word 'populism' has come to cover all manner of sins. Yet despite the prevalence of its use, it is often difficult to understand what connects its various supposed expressions. From Syriza to Trump and from Podemos to Brexit, the electoral earthquakes of recent years have often been grouped under this term. But what actual...
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    21,22 €

  • THE SECURITY PRINCIPLE
    FREDERIC GROS
    The genealogy of the idea of security from ancient Greece to the war on terrorism.In The Security Principle, French philosopher Frédéric Gros takes a historical approach to the concept of "security", looking at its evolution from the Stoics to the social network. With lucidity and rigour, Gros's approach is fourfold, looking at security as a mental state, as developed by the Gr...
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    30,06 €

  • FULL SURROGACY NOW
    SOPHIE ANNE LEWIS
    In order to become ethically acceptable, surrogacy must change beyond recognition. But we need more surrogacy, not less!The surrogacy industry is worth over 1 billion dollars a year, and many of its surrogates work in terrible conditions, while many gestate babies for no pay at all. Should it be illegal to pay someone to gestate a baby for you?Full Surrogacy Now brings a fresh ...
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    26,52 €

  • THE SOCIALIST MANIFESTO
    SUNKARA, BHASKAR
    From one of the most prominent voices on the American left, a galvanizing argument for why we need socialism todayThe success of Jeremy Corbyn’s left-led Labour Party has revived a political idea many had thought dead. But what, exactly, is socialism? And what would a socialist system look like today?In The Socialist Manifesto, Bhaskar Sunkara, editor of Jacobin magazine, argue...
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    26,00 €

  • DEMOCRACY OR BONAPARTISM
    DOMENICO LOSURDO
    How democracy became a form of soft authoritarian rule.The history of the advent of universal suffrage is a fraught one. As late as the mid-twentieth century, it was still impeded by forms of censitary, racial and sexual discrimination, which proved especially stubborn in countries with the most rooted liberal tradition. Moreover, no sooner had it been achieved than universal s...
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    35,36 €

  • ALLEGORY AND IDEOLOGY
    JAMESON, F.
    Fredric Jameson takes on the allegorical form Works do not have meanings, they soak up meanings: a work is a machine for libidinal investments (including the political kind). It is a process that sorts incommensurabilities and registers contradictions (which is not the same as solving them!) The inevitable and welcome conflict of interpretations - a discursive, ideological stru...
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    45,00 €

  • NEVER ENDING NIGHTMARE
    PIERRE DARDOT /   / CHRISTIAN LAVAL
    Neoliberalism’s war against democracy and how to resist it.How do we explain the strange survival of the forces responsible for the 2008 economic crisis, the worst since 1929? How do we explain the fact that neoliberalism has emerged from the crisis strengthened? When the system broke, a number of the most prominent economists hastened to announce the death of neoliberalism. Th...
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    28,08 €

  • ESSAYS ON NON-FASCIST LIFE
    NATASHA LENNARD
    Leading radical journalist on violence and anti-fascism, certainty and lies, sex and ghostsBeing Numerous shatters the mainstream consensus on politics, personhood, and truth, and offers in its place a bracing analysis of a perilous world and how we might live in it. Beginning with an interrogation of what it means to fight fascism, Natasha Lennard explores the limits of indivi...
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    22,98 €

  • TOWARDS A NEW MANIFESTO
    THEODOR ADORNO /   / MAX HORKHEIMER
    A fascinating dialogue on a new Communist Manifesto from two giants of twentieth century philosophyTowards a New Manifesto shows Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer in a uniquely spirited and free-flowing exchange of ideas. This book is a record of their discussions over three weeks in the spring of 1956, recorded with a view to the production of a contemporary version of The Com...
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    15,08 €