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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 Aesthetics of Thomas Aquinas

    av Umberto Eco, James V Wertsch

    Häftad, Engelska, 1988-07-01, ISBN 9780674006768
    (1 röst)

    The well-known Italian semiotician and novelist Umberto Eco discloses for the first time to English-speaking readers the unsuspected richness, breadth, complexity, and originality of the aesthetic theories advanced by the influential medieval thin...

  3. The New Argonauts

    av Annalee Saxenian

    Häftad, Engelska, 2007-10-01, ISBN 9780674025660

    Like the Greeks who sailed with Jason in search of the Golden Fleece, the new Argonauts--foreign-born, technically skilled entrepreneurs who travel back and forth between Silicon Valley and their home countries--seek their fortune in distant lands...

  4. Public Policy in an Uncertain World

    av Charles F Manski

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2013-02-18, ISBN 9780674066892

    Public policy advocates routinely assert that "research has shown" a particular policy to be desirable. But how reliable is the analysis in the research they invoke? And how does that analysis affect the way policy is made, on issues ran...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. The Ethics of Authenticity

    av Charles Taylor

    Inbunden, Engelska, 1992-09-01, ISBN 9780674268630

    By looking past simplistic, one-sided judgements of modern culture, by distinguishing the good and valuable from the socially and politically perilous, Taylor articulates the promise of our age.

  12. The Black Book of Communism

    av Stephane Courtois, Nicolas Werth, Jean-Louis Panne, Andrzej Paczkowski, Karel Bartosek

    Inbunden, Engelska, 1999-10-01, ISBN 9780674076082

    Already famous throughout Europe, this text opened archives in the former Soviet bloc to reveal the actual, practical accomplishments of Communism around the world: terror, torture, famine, mass deportations, and massacres. astonishing in the shee...

  13. 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...

  14. The Process of Education

    av Jerome Bruner

    Häftad, Engelska, 1960-07-01, ISBN 9780674710016

    In this classic argument for curriculum reform in early education, Jerome Bruner shows that the basic concepts of science and the humanities can be grasped intuitively at a very early age. He argues persuasively that curricula should he designed t...

  15. Babylon, Memphis, Persepolis

    av Walter Burkert

    Häftad, Engelska, 2007-04-01, ISBN 9780674023994

    This book traverses the ancient world's three great centres of cultural exchange - Babylonian Nineveh, Egyptian Memphis, and Iranian Persepolis - to situate classical Greece in its proper historical place, at the Western margin of a more comprehen...

  16. Graphesis

    av Johanna Drucker

    Häftad, Engelska, 2014-07-07, ISBN 9780674724938

    In our current screen-saturated culture, we take in more information through visual means than at any point in history. The computers and smart phones that constantly flood us with images do more than simply convey information. They structure our ...

  17. Never in Anger

    av Jean L Briggs

    Häftad, Engelska, 1971-01-01, ISBN 9780674608283

    Anthropologist Jean L. Briggs spent seventeen months living on a remote Arctic shore as the "adopted daughter" of an Eskimo family. Through vignettes of daily life she unfolds a warm and perceptive tale of the behavioral patterns of the ...

  18. 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...

  19. Regulatory Takings

    av William A Fischel

    Inbunden, Engelska, 1995-09-01, ISBN 9780674753884

    Discusses the capacity of the courts to protect property interests, demonstrates that property is often protected by nonjudicial means, and suggests an economic standard to decide when a local regulation crosses the line from legitimate police pow...

  20. The Origin of Others

    av Toni Morrison

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2017-09-18, ISBN 9780674976450

    America's foremost novelist reflects on the themes that preoccupy her work and increasingly dominate national and world politics: race, fear, borders, the mass movement of peoples, the desire for belonging. What is race and why does it matter? Wha...

  21. The Crisis of Neoliberalism

    av Gerard Dumenil, Dominique Levy

    Häftad, Engelska, 2013-02-26, ISBN 9780674072244

    This book examines "the great contraction" of 2007 - 2010 within the context of the neoliberal globalization that began in the early 1980s. This new phase of capitalism greatly enriched the top 5 percent of Americans, including capitalis...

  22. The Apostolic Fathers: v. 1

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2003-12-01, ISBN 9780674996076

    The writings of the Apostolic Fathers give a rich and diverse picture of Christian life and thought in the period immediately after New Testament times. Some of these writings were accorded almost Scriptural authority in the early Church. This new...

  23. Air &; Light &; Time &; Space

    av Helen Sword

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2017-04-17, ISBN 9780674737709

    From the author of Stylish Academic Writing comes an essential new guide for writers aspiring to become more productive and take greater pleasure in their craft. Helen Sword interviewed one hundred academics worldwide about their writing backgroun...

  24. The Invention of Humanity

    av Siep Stuurman

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2017-02-03, ISBN 9780674971967

    For much of history, strangers were routinely classified as barbarians and inferiors, seldom as fellow human beings. The notion of a common humanity was counterintuitive and thus had to be invented. Siep Stuurman traces evolving ideas of human equ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. A Natural History of Human Thinking

    av Michael Tomasello

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2014-02-07, ISBN 9780674724778

    Tool-making or culture, language or religious belief: ever since Darwin, thinkers have struggled to identify what fundamentally differentiates human beings from other animals. In this much-anticipated book, Michael Tomasello weaves his twenty year...

  27. 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...

  28. The Myth of Race

    av Robert Wald Sussman

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-03-04, ISBN 9780674660038

    Although eugenics is now widely discredited, some groups and individuals claim a new scientific basis for old racist assumptions. Pondering the continuing influence of racist research and thought, despite all evidence to the contrary, Robert Sussm...

  29. Germany Unified and Europe Transformed

    av Philip Zelikow, Condoleezza Rice

    Häftad, Engelska, 1997-04-01, ISBN 9780674353251

    The ending of the Cold War divisions of Europe took place largely backstage, this book aims to let the reader in on some of the strategies and negotiations, last-minute decision making, and deliberations that made it possible. Using still-classifi...

  30. The Culture of Time and Space, 1880-1918

    av Stephen Kern

    Häftad, Engelska, 2003-11-01, ISBN 9780674021693

    Stephen Kern writes about the sweeping changes in technology and culture between 1880 and World War I that created new modes of understanding and experiencing time and space. To mark the book's 20th anniversary, Kern provides a new preface about t...