This is the fourth volume of Cassirer's "The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms". In these writings, Cassirer grounds his conception of symbolic forms on a particular notion of human nature...
From two expert scholars comes a comprehensive study of the dating of the Hebrew Bible
Essential documents, accompanied by previously unpublished essays żeby distinguished historians and political scientists, on the most important military alliance in the world today
Revised third edition.
This translation of "Cliges", the second of five surviving 12th century Arthurian poems, is in a metric form invented specifically to reflect the poet's narrative speed and tone.
Shibue Io was the daughter of a merchant family in 19th-century Japan and wife of a scholar-doctor of the samurai class. This book draws on the biography of her husband, written by Mori Ogai, to...
Now in its second edition, this landmark book provides an intellectual history of the British working classes from the preindustrial era to the twentieth century. Drawing on workers' memoirs,...
This book was inspired żeby the author's discovery of an extraordinary cache of letters from a soldier who was killed on the Western Front during the First World War. The soldier was his...
Inspired żeby the pioneering naturalist Gilbert White, who viewed natural history as the common study of cultural and natural communities, Mark Laird unearths forgotten historical data to reveal...
In this first book-length study of positive law, James Bernard Murphy rewrites central chapters in the history of jurisprudence żeby uncovering a fundamental continuity among four great legal...
George Berkeley, the Irish philosopher and Anglican priest, settled in Newport, Rhode Island, one of the few places in New England that was hospitable to Anglicans. There his lively mind and...
In this brilliant new book, a preeminent literary thinker muses over the central question of how we can feel at home in the world, given that the world is independent of and indifferent to our...
The most ambitious work of fiction by a writer widely considered the most important novelist working in China today
This unconventional publication explores the process of making art through the work and studio practice of Sophie Whettnall (b. 1973), a contemporary Belgian artist whose works range from video...
A penetrating look into the unrecognized and unregulated links between autocratic regimes in Central Asia and centers of power and wealth throughout the West
A beloved introductory physics textbook, now including exercises and an answer key, explains the concepts essential for thorough scientific understanding
A penetrating look into the extreme plutocracy Vladimir Putin has created and its implications for Russia's future
This collection of writings aby the American dance critic and poet, Edwin Denby, includes his reactions to choreography ranging from Martha Graham to the Rockettes, as well as his reflections on...
Hesiod (fl. C. 800 BC), was (along with Homer) one of the earliest Greek poets. His works include "Theogony" (on the origins of the gods and the universe) and "Works and Days" (on...
From the late 1970s onward, serious art photography began to be made at large scale and for the wall. Michael Fried argues that this immediately compelled photographers to grapple with issues...