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  1. Mind in Society

    av L S Vygotskii, Michael Cole, Vera John-Steiner, Sylvia Scribner, Ellen Souberman

    Häftad, Engelska, 1978-07-01, ISBN 9780674576292
    (1 röst)

    The great Russian psychologist L. S. Vygotsky has long been recognized as a pioneer in developmental psychology. But somewhat ironically, his theory of development has never been well understood in the West. Mind in Society should correct much of ...

  2. The Unanswered Question

    av Leonard Bernstein

    Häftad, Engelska, 1981-04-01, ISBN 9780674920019

    The varied forms of Leonard Bernstein's musical creativity have been recognized and enjoyed by millions. These lectures, Mr. Bernstein's most recent venture in musical explication, will make fascinating reading as well. Virgil Thomson says of the ...

  3. Command in War

    av Martin Van Creveld

    Häftad, Engelska, 1987-01-01, ISBN 9780674144415

    Many books have been written about strategy, tactics, and great commanders. This is the first book to deal exclusively with the nature of command itself, and to trace its development over two thousand years from ancient Greece to Vietnam. It treat...

  4. Hierarchy in the Forest

    av Christopher Boehm

    Häftad, Engelska, 2001-11-01, ISBN 9780674006911

    Are humans by nature hierarchical or egalitarian? Hierarchy in the Forest addresses this question by examining the evolutionary origins of social and political behaviour. Tracing our contradictory egalitarian and despotic traits to their roots in ...

  5. Ice Ages

    av John Imbrie, Katherine Palmer Imbrie

    Häftad, Engelska, 1986-07-01, ISBN 9780674440753

    This book tells the exciting story of the ice ages--what they were like, why they occurred, and when the next one is due. The solution to the ice age mystery originated when the National Science Foundation organized the CLIMAP project to study cha...

  6. Inequality

    av Anthony B Atkinson

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2015-03-20, ISBN 9780674504769

    Inequality is one of our most urgent social problems. Curbed in the decades after World War II, it has recently returned with a vengeance. We all know the scale of the problem--talk about the 99% and the 1% is entrenched in public debate--but ther...

  7. Imagined Futures

    av Jens Beckert

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2016-06-07, ISBN 9780674088825

    In a capitalist system, consumers, investors, and corporations orient their activities toward a future that contains opportunities and risks. How actors assess uncertainty is a problem that economists have tried to solve through general equilibriu...

  8. Islam and the Future of Tolerance

    av Sam Harris

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2015-10-02, ISBN 9780674088702
    (6 röster)

    In this deeply informed exchange, Sam Harris and Maajid Nawaz present an antidote to the polarizing rhetoric and obscurantism that define our time: honest dialogue. Guided by a commitment to the belief that no idea is above scrutiny and no people ...

  9. The Generalissimo's Son

    av Jay Taylor

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2000-10-01, ISBN 9780674002876

    Chiang Ching-kuo, son and political heir of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, was born in 1910, when Chinese women, nearly all illiterate, hobbled about on bound feet and men wore pigtails as symbols of subservience to the Manchu Dynasty. In his yout...

  10. Culture

    av Adam Kuper

    Häftad, Engelska, 2000-11-01, ISBN 9780674004177

    In this text, Adam Kuper pursues the concept of culture from the early 20th-century debates about its adoption by American social science under the tutelage of Talcott Parsons. What follows is the story of how the idea fared within American anthro...

  11. Science in Action

    av Bruno Latour

    Häftad, Engelska, 1988-07-01, ISBN 9780674792913

    Science and technology have immense authority and influence in our society, yet their working remains little understood. The conventional perception of science in Western societies has been modified in recent years by the work of philosophers, soc...

  12. The Social Construction of What?

    av Ian Hacking

    Häftad, Engelska, 2000-11-01, ISBN 9780674004122
    (3 röster)

    Often lost in the debate over the validity of social construction is the question of what is being constructed. Particularly troublesome in this area is the status of the natural sciences, where there is conflict between biological and social appr...

  13. The Great Acceleration

    av Professor J R McNeill

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-04-04, ISBN 9780674545038

    The Earth has entered a new age-the Anthropocene-in which humans are the most powerful influence on global ecology. The accelerating pace of energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, and population growth has thrust the planet into a massive uncontrol...

  14. Basic Income

    av Phillipe Van Parijs

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2017-03-20, ISBN 9780674052284

    It may sound crazy to pay people an income whether or not they are working or looking for work. But the idea of providing an unconditional basic income to every individual, rich or poor, active or inactive, has been advocated by such major thinker...

  15. The Psychoanalytic Mind

    av Marcia Cavell

    Häftad, Engelska, 1996-02-01, ISBN 9780674720961

    Cavell elaborates the view, traceable from Wittgenstein to Davidson, that there is no thought, and thus no meaning, without language, and shows how this concurs with psychoanalytic theory and practice. Her articulation of a theory of meaning and m...

  16. The World Republic of Letters

    av Pascale Casanova

    Häftad, Engelska, 2007-04-01, ISBN 9780674010215

    The "world of letters" has always seemed a matter more of metaphor than of global reality. Rejecting facile talk of globalization, with its suggestion of a happy literary "melting pot," Pascale Casanova exposes an emerging regi...

  17. Stylish Academic Writing

    av Helen Sword

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2012-04-02, ISBN 9780674064485
    (2 röster)

    Elegant data and ideas deserve elegant expression, argues Helen Sword in this lively guide to academic writing. For scholars frustrated with disciplinary conventions, and for specialists who want to write for a larger audience but are unsure where...

  18. Rescuing Justice and Equality

    av G A Cohen

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2008-10-17, ISBN 9780674030763

    In this stimulating work of political philosophy, acclaimed philosopher G. A. Cohen sets out to rescue the egalitarian thesis that in a society in which distributive justice prevails, people's material prospects are roughly equal. Arguing against ...

  19. The Seven Pillars of Statistical Wisdom

    av Stephen M Stigler

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-03-04, ISBN 9780674088917
    (1 röst)

    What gives statistics its unity as a science? Stephen Stigler sets forth the seven foundational ideas of statistics--a scientific discipline related to but distinct from mathematics and computer science.Even the most basic idea--aggregation, exemp...

  20. Facing Up

    av Steven Weinberg

    Häftad, Engelska, 2003-04-01, ISBN 9780674011205

    In this volume, Steven Weinberg pursues his principal passions, theoretical physics and a deeper understanding of the culture, philosophy, history, and politics of science. Each of these essays, which span 15 years, struggles in one way or another...

  21. Taking Rights Seriously

    av Ronald M Dworkin

    Häftad, Engelska, 1977-07-01, ISBN 9780674867116

    What is law? What is it for? How should judges decide novel cases when the statutes and earlier decisions provide no clear answer? Do judges make up new law in such cases, or is there some higher law in which they discover the correct answer? Must...

  22. The Anatomy of Racial Inequality

    av Glenn C Loury

    Häftad, Engelska, 2003-09-01, ISBN 9780674012424

    Challenging the orthodoxies of both Left and Right, Glenn Loury is one of the most prominent and controversial black American intellectuals. A major statement of a position developed since the 1990s, this book both epitomizes and explains Loury's ...

  23. Education and the Commercial Mindset

    av Samuel E Abrams

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2016-04-19, ISBN 9780674049178

    America's commitment to public schooling once seemed unshakable. But today the movement to privatize K-12 education is robust. Samuel Abrams examines the rise of market forces in public education and reveals how a commercial mindset has taken over...

  24. Is There a Text in This Class?

    av Stanley Fish

    Häftad, Engelska, 1982-04-01, ISBN 9780674467262

    Stanley Fish is one of America's most stimulating literary theorists. In this book, he undertakes a profound reexamination of some of criticism's most basic assumptions. He penetrates to the core of the modern debate about interpretation, explodes...

  25. Creation of the Sacred

    av Walter Burkert

    Häftad, Engelska, 1998-01-01, ISBN 9780674175709

    Sacrifice - ranging from the sacrifice of virgins to circumcision to giving up what is most valued - is essential to all religions. Could there be a natural, even biological, reason? Why are sacrifice and numerous other religious rituals and conce...

  26. The Harm in Hate Speech

    av Jeremy Waldron

    Häftad, Engelska, 2014-10-01, ISBN 9780674416864

    Every liberal democracy has laws or codes against hate speech except the United States. For constitutionalists, regulation of hate speech violates the First Amendment and damages a free society. Against this absolutist view, Jeremy Waldron argues ...

  27. Justice, Luck, and Knowledge

    av S L Hurley

    Häftad, Engelska, 2005-03-01, ISBN 9780674017702

    The recent past has seen striking advances in our understanding of both moral responsibility and distributive justice. S. L. Hurley's ambitious work brings these two areas of lively debate into overdue contact with each other. Key contemporary dis...

  28. The Self Awakened

    av Roberto Mangabeira Unger

    Häftad, Engelska, 2009-09-01, ISBN 9780674034969

    In what kind of world and for what kind of thought is time real, history open, and novelty possible? In what kind of world and for what kind of thought does it make sense for a human being to look for trouble rather than to stay out of trouble? In...

  29. An Inquiry into Modes of Existence

    av Bruno Latour

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2013-08-16, ISBN 9780674724990

    In this new book, Bruno Latour offers answers to questions raised in We Have Never Been Modern, a work that interrogated the connections between nature and culture. If not modern, he asked, what have we been, and what values should we inherit? Ove...

  30. The Pasteurization of France

    av Bruno Latour

    Häftad, Engelska, 1993-10-01, ISBN 9780674657618

    Although every town in France has a street named for Pasteur, was he alone able to stop people from spitting, persuade them to dig drains, influence them to undergo vaccination? Pasteur's success depended upon a whole network of forces, including ...