The "Nicomachean Ethics" is one of Aristotle's most widely read and influential works. Drawing on their intimate knowledge of Aristotle's thought, the authors have produced an... Læs mere
The authors look to the laws of thermodynamics for answers to the questions of evolution, ecology, economics, and even life's origin.
George Lakoff and Mark Johnson suggest that basic metaphors used in everyday speech not only affect the way we communicate ideas, but actually structure our perceptions and understandings from the beginning.
Examines the history of the mapping sciences in the twentieth century and their relationship to the history of territory
Offers translations of Euripides' "Medea", "The Children of Heracles", "Andromache", and "Iphigenia among the Taurians", fragments of lost plays by... Læs mere
A penetrating examination of how most Americans die today--how the patients and their families' conflicting desires about a "good death" collide with the politics and routines of American hospitals.
"The Companion Species Manifesto" is about the implosion of nature and culture in the joint lives of dogs and people, who are bonded... Læs mere