This brief, accessible biography sheds new light on one of India's most controversial and misunderstood figures, arguing that the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb was not a Hindu-hating fanatic but rather a premodern Indian king driven by a thirst for power, piety, and justice.
This book explores Hegel's response to the French Revolutionary Terror in relation to contemporary theories of trauma.
"The Spirit of Utopia", written mostly in 1915-16, published in its first version just after the First World War, republished five years later, 1923, in this version is presented for the first time in English translation.
Reinhart Koselleck is regarded as one of the most important theorists of history and historiography of the late 20th century, and is an exponent and practitioner of "Begriffsgeschichte". The 18 essays in this volume illustrate the four theses of Koselleck's concept of history.
In this book, one of Italy's most important and original contemporary philosophers considers the status of art in the modern era. He probes the meaning and historical consequences... Læs mere
This book retraces power's intensification in Foucault in ways that both allow us to reread Foucault's own conceptual itinerary and, more importantly, to think about how we might respond to the mutations of power that that have taken place since his death in 1984.
Homer Economicus brings together sixteen essays that use The Simpsons as the basis for a vibrant and accessible discussion of important concepts in economic theory, showing how these are at work in life in Springfield and beyond.
This work examines the unexpected impact of the Indian rights movement on world politics, from reforming... Læs mere
Against prevailing views on what it means to enjoy power as individuals, cultures, or nations, this book looks at the making of cultural and national identities in modern China as building success from failure.