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  • Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity book cover

    Gender Trouble

    Feminism and the Subversion of Identity, 1st Edition

    By Judith Butler

    One of the most talked-about scholarly works of the past fifty years, Judith Butler’s Gender Trouble is as celebrated as it is controversial. Arguing that traditional feminism is wrong to look to a natural, 'essential' notion of the female, or indeed of sex or gender, Butler starts by questioning…

    Paperback – 2006-05-12
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    History of Western Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Bertrand Russell

    First published in 1946, History of Western Philosophy went on to become the best-selling philosophy book of the twentieth century. A dazzlingly ambitious project, it remains unchallenged to this day as the ultimate introduction to Western philosophy. Providing a sophisticated overview of the ideas…

    Paperback – 2004-02-02
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  • Being and Nothingness: An Essay on Phenomenological Ontology book cover

    Being and Nothingness

    An Essay on Phenomenological Ontology, 2nd Edition

    By Jean-Paul Sartre

    Being and Nothingness is without doubt one of the most significant books of the twentieth century. The central work by one of the world's most influential thinkers, it altered the course of western philosophy. Its revolutionary approach challenged all previous assumptions about the individual's…

    Paperback – 2003-08-28
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  • The Logic of Scientific Discovery book cover

    The Logic of Scientific Discovery

    2nd Edition

    By Karl Popper

    Described by the philosopher A.J. Ayer as a work of 'great originality and power', this book revolutionized contemporary thinking on science and knowledge. Ideas such as the now legendary doctrine of 'falsificationism' electrified the scientific community, influencing even working scientists,…

    Paperback – 2002-02-21
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  • The Order of Things book cover

    The Order of Things

    2nd Edition

    By Michel Foucault

    When one defines "order" as a sorting of priorities, it becomes beautifully clear as to what Foucault is doing here. With virtuoso showmanship, he weaves an intensely complex history of thought. He dips into literature, art, economics and even biology in The Order of Things, possibly one of the…

    Paperback – 2001-10-11
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  • The Culture Industry: Selected Essays on Mass Culture book cover

    The Culture Industry

    Selected Essays on Mass Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Theodor W Adorno

    Edited by J. M. Bernstein

    The creation of the Frankfurt School of critical theory in the 1920s saw the birth of some of the most exciting and challenging writings of the twentieth century. It is out of this background that the great critic Theodor Adorno emerged. His finest essays are collected here, offering the reader…

    Paperback – 2001-05-17
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  • The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism book cover

    The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

    1st Edition

    By Max Weber

    Max Weber's best-known and most controversial work, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, first published in 1904, remains to this day a powerful and fascinating read. Weber's highly accessible style is just one of many reasons for his continuing popularity. The book contends that the…

    Paperback – 2001-05-17
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