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  • Philip Sidney's Defence of Poesy

    1st Edition

    By Liam Haydon

    The Defence of Poesy is the first major piece of literary criticism in English. Taking aim at classical authors who disparaged poetry, and contemporary critics who saw literature as a corrupting influence, Sidney foregrounds the moral force of poetry. Sidney considers the real life affects of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • William Wordsworth's Preface to The Lyrical Ballads

    1st Edition

    By Alex Latter, Rachel Teubner

    Central to the creative process of the Romantic poets that followed him, Wordsworth’s Preface to the Lyrical Ballads has been both a gift and a thorn in the side of critics for over a century. Readers find themselves drawn back to the essay repeatedly as they seek to untangle the ideas and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Martin Buber's I and Thou

    1st Edition

    By Simon Ravenscroft

    Martin Buber’s I and Thou argues that humans engage with the world in two ways. One is with the attitude of an ‘I’ towards an ‘It’, where the self stands apart from objects as items of experience or use. The other is with the attitude of an ‘I’ towards a ‘Thou’, where the self enters into real…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Friedrich Schleiermacher's On Religion

    Speeches to its Cultured Despisers, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Jackson

    On Religion is a major text for the development of modern religious thought in the West and its author, German theologian Friedrich Schleiermacher, is remembered as the Father of Modern Protestant Theology, as well as for his contributions to philosophy, ethics and hermeneutics. Comprising five…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Moses Maimonides's Guide of the Perplexed

    1st Edition

    By Mark Scarlata

    Written by the great medieval Jewish philosopher Maimonides, The Guide of the Perplexed attempts to explain the perplexities of biblical language—and apparent inconsistencies in the text—in the light of philosophy and scientific reason.  Composed as a letter to a student, The Guide aims to…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Augustine of Hippo’s The City of God Against the Pagans

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan D. Teubner

    The City of God against the Pagans is a central text in the Western intellectual tradition. Made up of twenty-two lengthy books, Augustine wrote his masterpiece over a thirteen-year period during which the Western Roman Empire began to unravel. The first ten books are a critique of pagan religion…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • N.T. Wright's The New Testament and the People of God

    1st Edition

    By Benjamin Laird

    Wright’s The New Testament and the People of God is the first volume of his acclaimed series ‘Christian Origins and the Question of God’ comprehensively addressing the historical and theological questions surrounding the origins of Christianity. The text outlines Wright's hermeneutical theory and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Erwin Panofsky's Meaning in the Visual Arts

    1st Edition

    By Emmanouil Kalkanis

    Erwin Panofsky’s Meaning in the Visual Arts is considered a key work in art history. Its ideas have provoked widespread debate, and although it was first published more than sixty years ago, it continues to feature regularly on numerous university reading lists. Meaning in the Visual Arts…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Teachability and Learnability

    Can Thinking Be Taught?, 1st Edition

    By Paul Fairfield

    Deep disagreements exist regarding what thinking and critical thinking are and to what extent they are teachable. Thinking is learned in some measure by all, but not everything that is learnable is also teachable in an institutional setting. In questioning the relationship between teachability and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Madness as Methodology

    Bringing Concepts to Life in Contemporary Theorising and Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Ken Gale

    Madness as Methodology begins with the following quotation from Deleuze and Guattari, ‘Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be breakthrough.’ This quotation firmly expresses the book’s intention to provide readers with radical and innovative approaches to methodology and research in the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-23
    Routledge

  • Human Sciences and Human Interests

    Integrating the Social, Economic, and Evolutionary Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Mikael Klintman

    Within the disciplines of social, economic, and evolutionary science, a proud ignorance can often be found of the other areas’ approaches. This text provides a novel intellectual basis for breaking this trend. Certainly, Human Sciences and Human Interests aspires to open a broad debate about what…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Ludwig von Mises's The Theory of Money and Credit

    1st Edition

    By Pádraig Belton

    Ludwig Von Mises’s 1912 contribution to the theory of monetary policy and the current prevailing consensus in modern economic liberalism, The Theory of Money and Credit, was a milestone achievement. The author’s familiarity with the historical literature on banking and credit allows him to present…

    Paperback – 2018-02-22
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

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