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The body in pain
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Part philosophical meditation, part cultural critique, this profoundly original work explores the nature of physical suffering. Elaine Scarry bases he...
How Propaganda Works
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How propaganda undermines democracy and why we need to pay attentionOur democracy today is fraught with political campaigns, lobbyists, liberal media,...

A lover's discourse
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'May be the most detailed, painstaking anatomy of desire that we are ever likely to see or need again... An ecstatic celebration of love and language'...
Killing in war
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Killing a person is in general among the most seriously wrongful forms of action, yet most of us accept that it can be permissible to kill people on a...

The authority of law
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This classic collection of essays, first published in 1979, has had an enduring influence on philosophical work on the nature of law and its relation ...
Philosophy of language
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Playing a key role in our lives, as a vehicle for our thoughts and a powerful medium of communication, language is at the centre of philosophical inve...

Ostension
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An examination of the role of ostension -- the bodily manifestation of intentio -- -in word learning, and an investigation of the philosophical puzzles it poses.
Linguistics
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Linguistics falls in the gap between arts and science, on the edges of which the most fascinating discoveries and the most important problems are foun...

The secret life of language
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This book looks at how language has evolved around the globe from ancestral proto-languages to our recognisable modern tongues. It demonstrates how la...
Handbook of color psychology
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We perceive color everywhere and on everything that we encounter in daily life. Color science has progressed to the point where a great deal is known ...

Lao-Tzu, or the Way of The Dragon
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At its most basic, philosophy is about learning how to think about the world around us. It should come as no surprise, then, that children make excell...
Die deeper into life
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The Penguin Modern Poets are succinct, collectible, lovingly-assembled guides to the richness and diversity of contemporary poetry, from the UK, Ameri...

From the tree to the labyrinth
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The way we create and organize knowledge is the theme of From the Tree to the Labyrinth, a major achievement by one of the world's foremost thinkers o...
Derrida
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Jacques Derrida, the French philosopher, developed his critical technique known as 'deconstruction'. His work is associated with ideas surrounding bot...

Marxism and the philosophy of language
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V. N. Volosinov's important work, first published in Russian in 1929, had to wait a generation for recognition. This first paperback edition of the En...
The language instinct
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'Dazzling... Pinker's big idea is that language is an instinct...as innate to us as flying is to geese... Words can hardly do justice to the superlati...

Habermas
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This book gives a clear and readable overview of the philosophical work of J├╝rgen Habermas, the most influential German philosopher alive today, who ...
The evolution of imagination
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Consider Miles Davis, horn held high, sculpting a powerful musical statement full of tonal patterns, inside jokes, and thrilling climactic phrases-all...

Assertion
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Sanford C. Goldberg presents a novel account of the speech act of assertion. He defends the view that this type of speech act is answerable to a const...
Coming home
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'Some part of me believed I would become a more complete person if I spoke Irish, more in tune with my roots, my identity, my very being.' 'I was o...