Category: Post-Modernism


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Three Marias: New Portuguese Letters

By: Barreno, Maria Isabel; Horta, Maria Teresa; Da Costa, Maria Velho

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1976

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2263071

Condition: Very Good

1st printing. Pages toned. 1976 Mass Market Paperback. A work by three Woman's Rights activists who were arrested for their shocking literary output. View more info

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Balkan as Metaphor: Between Globalization and Fragmentation (The MIT Press)

By: Bjelic, Dusan I.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: MIT Press: 2005

Seller ID: 2269637

ISBN: 0262524481

Condition: Very Good

Faint edge wear. 2005 Trade Paperback. Pioneering essays on the idea of the Balkan as a body of knowledge and a cultural metaphor.Balkan. Somewhere between a tragedy and a myth, a place and a condition, the term is perhaps best understood as a metaphor. It has been used and abused in academia by proponents of opposing political views. Multiculturalism has appropriated it, as have postmodernism and postcommunism. It is used pejoratively to refer to excessive specialization and nostalgically to refer to Europe's lost people?its wild warriors and passionate geniuses. This book explores the idea o... View more info

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Against Post Modernism: A Marxist Critique

By: Callinicos, Alex

Price: $8.00

Publisher: St. Martin's: 1990

Seller ID: 2279277

ISBN: 0312042256

Condition: Very Good

Ink marks on a couple pages. 1990 Trade Paperback. This challenges the idealist irrationalism of post-structuralism. It questions the existence of any radical break separating allegedly Postmodern from Modern art. And it denies that recent socio-economic developments represent any fundamental shift from classical patterns of capital accumulation. View more info

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Insensitive Semantics: A Defense of Semantic Minimalism and Speech Act Pluralism

By: Cappelen, Herman

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Blackwell Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 2187031

ISBN: 1405126752

Condition: Good

Ink underlining and marginalia. 2005 Trade Paperback. Insensitive Semantics is an overview of and contribution to the debates about how to accommodate context sensitivity within a theory of human communication, investigating the effects of context on communicative interaction and, as a corollary, what a context of utterance is and what it is to be in one. This work: provides detailed and wide-ranging overviews of the central positions and arguments surrounding contextualism; addresses broad and varied aspects of the distinction between the semantic and non-semantic content of language; defends... View more info

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Of Grammatology

By: Derrida, Jacques; Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty

Price: $10.00

Publisher: John Hopkins University Press: 1977

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2287873

ISBN: 0801818796

Condition: Very Good

2nd printing. Spine creased. 1977 Trade Paperback. Jacques Derrida's revolutionary theories about deconstruction, phenomenology, psychoanalysis, and structuralism, first voiced in the 1960s, forever changed the face of European and American criticism. The ideas in De la grammatologie sparked lively debates in intellectual circles that included students of literature, philosophy, and the humanities, inspiring these students to ask questions of their disciplines that had previously been considered improper. Thirty years later, the immense influence of Derrida's work is still igniting controversy... View more info

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Michel Foucault: Beyond Structuralism and Hermeneutics

By: Dreyfus, Hubert L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 1983

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2279266

ISBN: 0226163121

Condition: Very Good

Second edition. Faint edge wear. 1983 Trade Paperback. To demonstrate the sense in which Foucault's work is beyond structuralism and hermeneutics, the authors unfold a careful, analytical exposition of his oeuvre. They argue that during the of Foucault's work became a sustained and largely successful effort to develop a new method—interpretative analytics—capable fo explaining both the logic of structuralism's claim to be an objective science and the apparent validity of the hermeneutical counterclaim that the human sciences can proceed only by understanding the deepest meaning of the subj... View more info

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Michel Foucault

By: Eribon, Didier

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harvard: 1991

Seller ID: 2265666

ISBN: 0674572874

Condition: Very Good

Ink underlining to first 30 pages only. Light edge wear to jacket. 1991 Hard Cover. At the time of his death in 1984, at the age of fifty-eight, Michel Foucault was widely regarded as one of the most powerful minds of this century. Hailed by distinguished historians and lionized on his frequent visits to America, he continues to provoke lively debate. The nature and merits of his accomplishments remain tangled in controversy. Rejecting traditional liberal and Marxist dreams of solidarity, Foucault became the very model of the modern intellectual, replacing Sartre as the figure of the eminent P... View more info

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The Philosophical Discourse of Modernity: Twelve Lectures

By: Habermas, Jurgen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: MIT Press: 1990

Seller ID: 2279267

ISBN: 0262581027

Condition: Near Fine

An exceptional copy. 1990 Trade Paperback. The Philosophical Discourse of Modernity is a tour de force that has the immediacy and accessibility of the lecture form and the excitement of an encounter across, national cultural boundaries. Habermas takes up the challenge posed by the radical critique of reason in contemporary French poststructuralism. Tracing the odyssey of the philosophical discourse of modernity, Habermas's strategy is to return to those historical crossroads at which Hegel and the Young Hegelians, Nietzsche and Heidegger made the fateful decisions that led to this outcome. His... View more info

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The Basic Problems of Phenomenology (Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy)

By: Heidegger, Martin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Indiana: 1988

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2279601

ISBN: 025320478X

Condition: Very Good

Light creasing to spine. 1988 Trade Paperback. A lecture course that Martin Heidegger gave in 1927, The Basic Problems of Phenomenology continues and extends explorations begun in Being and Time. In this text, Heidegger provides the general outline of his thinking about the fundamental problems of philosophy, which he treats by means of phenomenology, and which he defines and explains as the basic problem of ontology. View more info

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The Cambridge Introduction to Jacques Derrida

By: Hill, Leslie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2277945

ISBN: 0521682819

Condition: Near Fine

First edition. An exceptional copy. 2007 Trade Paperback. Few thinkers of the latter half of the twentieth century have so profoundly and radically transformed our understanding of writing and literature as Jacques Derrida (1930-2004). Derridian deconstruction remains one of the most powerful intellectual movements of the present century, and Derrida's own innovative writings on literature and philosophy are crucially relevant for any understanding of the future of literature and literary criticism today. Derrida's own manner of writing is complex and challenging and has often been misrepresen... View more info

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Ludwig Wittgenstein (Modern Masters)

By: Pears, David; Kermode, Frank

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1970

Seller ID: 2277369

ISBN: 0670019100

Condition: Good

Light stain to edges of wrappers, ink name on half-title page, minor ink marks. 1970 Trade Paperback. 208 pp. Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein (26 April 1889 – 29 April 1951) was an Austrian-British philosopher who worked primarily in logic, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of language. Described by Bertrand Russell as the most perfect example I have ever known of genius as traditionally conceived, passionate, profound, intense, and dominating,Wittgenstein is considered by many to be the greatest philosopher of the 20th century. Helping to inspire two... View more info

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The Final Foucault

By: [Foucault]; Bernauer, James; Rasmussen, David

Price: $6.00

Publisher: MIT: 1988

Seller ID: 1964944

ISBN: 0262521326

Condition: Good

Minor ink underlining. 1988 Trade Paperback. Michel Foucault left a rich legacy of ideas and approaches, many of which still await exposition and analysis. The Final Foucault is devoted to his last published (and some as yet unpublished) work and includes a translation of one of his last interviews, a comprehensive bibliography of his publications, and a biographical chronology.Foucault was still working on his history of sexuality when he died in 1984, but his main concern remained, as throughout his career, a deeper understanding of the nature of truth. View more info