Here this immensely influential 20 year old title is reissued due to its continuing relevance as a tool in understanding the literary movement that has dominated recent Anglo-American literary criticism.
This book remains one of the masterpieces of socialist literature. While many today believe there is no alternative to global capitalism, this book is a timely and forceful statement of an opposing view.
The concepts of the archetype is crucial to Jung's radical interpretation of the human mind. Here he considers the archetypes he considered fundamental to every living individual: mother, rebirth, spirit and trickster.
The perfect introduction to the discipline of history. It guides the reader through the controversies and debates that surround historical thinking and offers readers the means to make their own discoveries.
Written against the backdrop of the student uprisings of the late 1960s, this text took seriously the revolutionary fervour of the times. Instead of seeking to destroy the rituals and symbols that can govern and oppress, the author claimed that if transformation were needed, it could only be made possible through better understanding.
This text was first published in 1974, long before the dawn of multi-channel TV, or the reality and celebrity shows that now pack the schedules. Yet Williams' analysis of television's history, its institutions, programmes and practices, and its future prospects, remains prescient.
In this collection of essays, Russell surveys the social and political consequences of his beliefs with characteristic clarity and humour. In Praise of Idleness is a tour de force that only Bertrand Russell could perform.
Why I am not a Christian is considered one of the most blasphemous philosophical documents ever written, and at a time when we have faith schools and wars over religious beliefs, its message today couldn't be more relevant.
Homi Bhabha is one of that small group occupying the front ranks of cultural theoretical thought. Any serious discussion of post-colonial/postmodern scholarship is inconceivable without referencing Mr. Bhabha. - Toni Morrison
Shows Sartre, a philosopher, passionately engaged in using philosophy as a force for change in the world. An important influence on postcolonial thought, this book takes on resonance in the light of the West's bout of interference in the non-Western world.
Leading the reader step by step through the causes of unhappiness and the personal choices, compromises and sacrifices that (may) lead to the final, affirmative conclusion of 'The Happy Man', this book is written by Bertrand Russell.
Presenting a rethinking of the basic concepts and categories of Western philosophy in the latter part of the twentieth century, this work contains writings central to our understanding of language, meaning, identity, ethics and values.
Argues that humanity demands consideration solely as the instrument by which we acquire knowledge of the universe. From our inner-world to the outer-world, from our physical world to the universe, the author's argument separates modern scientific knowledge and our 'seeming' consciousness.
Ethics are necessary because of the conflict between intelligence and impulse - if one were without the other, there would be no place for ethics. This title offers an account of the author's political position and an absorbing exploration of the ways individuals become socially purposeful.
Widely considered as the most informed work ever written on the social effects of advanced capitalism, this remarkable volume holds its own as one of the most significant books of the twentieth century.
This classic work, back in print for the first time in over a decade, questions the public's harsh perception of the artist, while at the same time gently poking fun at the artists' own, often inflated self-image.
A delightful treasury of observations and insights into the lives of all sorts of creatures, from jackdaws and water-shrews to dogs, cats and even wolves. It is a wonderfully written introduction to the world of our furred and feathered friends!
When first published in 1923, this classic work took the psychological world by storm. Piaget's views expressed in this book, have continued to influence the world of developmental psychology to this day.
Addressing economics, fascism, history, socialism and the Holocaust, Hayek unwraps the trappings of socialist ideology. The Road to Serfdom remains one of the all-time classics of twentieth-century intellectual thought.