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  • Why Plato Wrote
  • Allen, Danielle S.
  • ¤ Wiley-Blackwell
  • ¤ Publication Date: November 2010
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 232 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics
  • Aristotle ; Bartlett, Robert C. ; Collins, Susan D.
  • ¤ University of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: June 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 339 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Wittgenstein’s Antiphilosophy
  • Badiou, Alain ; Bosteels, Bruno
  • ¤ Verso
  • ¤ Publication Date: June 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 186 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • American Property
  • Banner, Stuart
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 355 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Legal Theory


  • Zellig Harris
  • Barsky, Robert F.
  • ¤ MIT Press (MA)
  • ¤ Publication Date: April 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 353 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Linguistics


  • Religion in Human Evolution
  • Bellah, Robert N.
  • ¤ Belknap Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: September 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 784 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • An Anthropology of Images
  • Belting, Hans ; Dunlap, Thomas
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: August 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 208 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Art


  • Early Writings, 1910-1917
  • Benjamin, Walter ; Eiland, Howard
  • ¤ Belknap Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: May 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 303 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Literary Criticism


  • The Third City
  • Bennett, Larry
  • ¤ University of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: November 2010
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 241 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Chicago


  • Pillars of Prosperity
  • Besley, Timothy ; Persson, Torsten
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: August 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 432 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Economics


  • The American Crucible
  • Blackburn, Robin
  • ¤ Verso
  • ¤ Publication Date: May 2011
  • ¤ Paperback ( 498 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: United States


  • Life and Loss in the Shadow of the Holocaust
  • Boehling, Rebecca ; Larkey, Uta
  • ¤ Cambridge University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: July 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 331 pages )
  • ¤ Category:


  • A Cooperative Species
  • Bowles, Samuel ; Gintis, Herbert
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: May 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 262 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Economics


  • Ancestral Memory in Early China
  • Brashier, K. E.
  • ¤ Harvard University Asia Center
  • ¤ Publication Date: May 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 470 pages )
  • ¤ Category:


  • Changes of State
  • Brett, Annabel S.
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 242 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • Christian Materiality
  • Bynum, Caroline Walker
  • ¤ Zone Books (NY)
  • ¤ Publication Date: April 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 408 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Medieval


  • Rome
  • Carandini, Andrea ; Sartarelli, Stephen
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: July 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 172 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Classical


  • American Religion
  • Chaves, Mark
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: August 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 160 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • Braintrust Braintrust
  • Churchland, Patricia S.
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 288 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Cognitive Science


  • Democracy Remixed
  • Cohen, Cathy J.
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: September 2010
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 304 pages )
  • ¤ Category: African American Studies


  • Poetry and the Police
  • Darnton, Robert
  • ¤ Belknap Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: November 2010
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 224 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: European


  • Archaeologies of Colonialism
  • Dietler, Michael
  • ¤ University of California Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: October 2010
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 480 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Anthropology


  • Why Niebuhr Now?
  • Diggins, John P.
  • ¤ University of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: June 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 136 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Christian Theology


  • Muhammad and the Believers
  • Donner, Fred McGraw
  • ¤ Belknap Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: May 2010
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 304 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Islamic Studies


  • Haldane, Mayr, and Beanbag Genetics
  • Dronamraju, Krishna
  • ¤ Oxford University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: January 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 274 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Science


  • The Scandal of Kabbalah
  • Dweck, Yaacob
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: August 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 296 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Judaic Studies


  • Why Marx Was Right
  • Eagleton, Terry
  • ¤ Yale University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: April 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 258 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Critical Theory & Marxism


  • Making Volunteers
  • Eliasoph, Nina
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 336 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • Liberal Arts at the Brink
  • Ferrall, JR. Victor E.
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 288 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Education


  • Essays on Anscombe’s Intention
  • Ford, Anton ; Hornsby, Jennifer ; Stoutland, Frederick
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: June 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 313 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • The Courage of Truth
  • Foucault, Michel ; Gros, Frederic ; Burchell, Graham
  • ¤ Palgrave MacMillan
  • ¤ Publication Date: May 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 364 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Berlin Psychoanalytic
  • Fuechtner, Veronika
  • ¤ University of California Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: September 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 256 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Psychology


  • The Fall of the Faculty
  • Ginsberg, Benjamin
  • ¤ Oxford University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: August 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 248 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Education


  • Victorian Culture and Classical Antiquity
  • Goldhill, Simon
  • ¤ Princeton Univ Pr
  • ¤ Publication Date: July 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 352 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: European


  • Debt
  • Graeber, David
  • ¤ Melville House Publishing
  • ¤ Publication Date: July 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 534 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Anthropology


  • Inside the Castle
  • Grossman, Joanna L. ; Friedman, Lawrence M.
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: July 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 448 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Legal Theory


  • The Little Book of String Theory
  • Gubser, Steven S.
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 2010
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 174 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Science


  • Imagining Deliberative Democracy in the Early American Republic
  • Gustafson, Sandra M.
  • ¤ University of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: May 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 271 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: United States


  • Thinking the Impossible
  • Gutting, Gary
  • ¤ Oxford University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 216 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • The Illusion of Free Markets
  • Harcourt, Bernard E.
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: January 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 336 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Economics


  • Conversions
  • Harline, Craig
  • ¤ Yale University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: September 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 301 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Anthropology


  • Sister Citizen
  • Harris-perry, Melissa V.
  • ¤ Yale University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: September 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 392 pages )
  • ¤ Category: African American Studies


  • Kids Don’t Want to Fail
  • Harris, Angel L.
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: June 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 320 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Education


  • Richard Bentley
  • Haugen, Kristine Louise
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: April 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 333 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Literary Criticism


  • How to Change the World
  • Hobsbawm, E. J.
  • ¤ Yale University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: September 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 480 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Critical Theory & Marxism


  • Children of Fire
  • Holt, Thomas C.
  • ¤ Hill & Wang
  • ¤ Publication Date: October 2010
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 438 pages )
  • ¤ Category: African American Studies


  • The Tarskian Turn
  • Horsten, Leon
  • ¤ MIT Press (MA)
  • ¤ Publication Date: July 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 165 pages )
  • ¤ Category:


  • Political Essay on the Island of Cuba
  • Humboldt, Alexander Von ; Kutzinski, Vera M. ; Ette, Ottmar
  • ¤ University of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: May 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 496 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Latin American


  • Representing Capital
  • Jameson, Fredric
  • ¤ Verso
  • ¤ Publication Date: June 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 158 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Critical Theory & Marxism


  • Essays from the Edge
  • Jay, Martin
  • ¤ University of Virginia Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: May 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 266 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Historiography


  • Love’s Vision
  • Jollimore, Troy
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: July 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 197 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Recruiting Young Love Recruiting Young Love Recruiting Young Love
  • Jordan, Mark D.
  • ¤ University of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: April 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 296 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Queer Studies


  • What Ever Happened to Modernism?
  • Josipovici, Gabriel
  • ¤ Yale University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: September 2010
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 208 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Literary Criticism


  • Why the Law Is So Perverse Why the Law Is So Perverse Why the Law Is So Perverse
  • Katz, Leo
  • ¤ University of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: September 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 256 pages )
  • ¤ Category:


  • Yuck!
  • Kelly, Daniel
  • ¤ MIT Press (MA)
  • ¤ Publication Date: June 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 208 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • The Ideological Origins of American Federalism
  • Lacroix, Alison L.
  • ¤ Harvard Univ Pr
  • ¤ Publication Date: April 2010
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 312 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Legal Theory


  • The Makings of Indonesian Islam
  • Laffan, Michael
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: August 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 320 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Islamic Studies


  • The Things Things Say
  • Lamb, Jonathan
  • ¤ Princeton Univ Pr
  • ¤ Publication Date: August 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 320 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Literary Criticism


  • The Wonder of Consciousness
  • Langsam, Harold L.
  • ¤ MIT Press (MA)
  • ¤ Publication Date: July 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 248 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Codes of Finance
  • Lepinay, Vincent Antonin
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: August 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 304 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Economics


  • The Joy of Secularism
  • Levine, George
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 259 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • The Offensive Internet
  • Levmore, Saul X. ; Nussbaum, Martha Craven
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: January 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 299 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Legal Theory


  • Geographies of Nineteenth-Century Science Geographies of Nineteenth-Century Science Geographies of Nineteenth-Century Science
  • Livingstone, David N. ; Withers, Charles W. J.
  • ¤ University of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: July 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 536 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Science


  • The Theory of Rules
  • Llewellyn, Karl N. ; Schauer, Fredrick
  • ¤ University of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: April 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 168 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Legal Theory


  • Contesting Democracy
  • M?ller, Jan-werner
  • ¤ Yale University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: August 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 304 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • Dialogues with Davidson
  • Malpas, Jeff ; Follesdal, Dagfinn
  • ¤ MIT Press (MA)
  • ¤ Publication Date: June 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 481 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Malcolm X
  • Marable, Manning
  • ¤ Viking Books
  • ¤ Publication Date: April 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 594 pages )
  • ¤ Category: African American Studies


  • An Anatomy of Addiction
  • Markel, Howard
  • ¤ Pantheon Books
  • ¤ Publication Date: July 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 314 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Health & Medicine


  • The Explanation of Social Action
  • Martin, John Levi
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: August 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 416 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • Violette Noziere
  • Maza, Sarah
  • ¤ University of California Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: May 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 336 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: European


  • The Theory That Would Not Die
  • McGrayne, Sharon Bertsch
  • ¤ Yale University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: May 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 320 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Statistics


  • Redeeming Democracy in America
  • McWilliams, Wilson C. ; Deneen, Patrick J. ; McWilliams, Susan Jane
  • ¤ University Press of Kansas
  • ¤ Publication Date: May 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 335 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • Why Leaders Lie
  • Mearsheimer, John J.
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: January 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 142 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • Seeing Double
  • Meltzer, Francoise
  • ¤ University of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: June 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 264 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Literary Criticism


  • The Shock of the Ancient
  • Norman, Larry F.
  • ¤ University of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: April 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 296 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Literary Criticism


  • Not for Profit Not for Profit
  • Nussbaum, Martha C.
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: April 2010
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 178 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Education


  • Creating Capabilities
  • Nussbaum, Martha Craven
  • ¤ Belknap Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 237 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Cutting the Fuse
  • Pape, Robert Anthony ; Feldman, James K.
  • ¤ University of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: October 2010
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 349 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • The Animal Part
  • Payne, Mark
  • ¤ University of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: October 2010
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 164 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Literary Criticism


  • The Executive Unbound
  • Posner, Eric A. ; Vermeule, Adrian
  • ¤ Oxford University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 249 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Legal Theory


  • The Commodification of Academic Research
  • Radder, Hans
  • ¤ University of Pittsburgh Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: August 2010
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 350 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Education


  • Knowledge Matters
  • Rhoten, Diana ; Calhoun, Craig
  • ¤ Columbia University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 560 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Education


  • Tonality and Transformation
  • Rings, Steven
  • ¤ Oxford University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: June 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 243 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Music


  • Age of Fracture
  • Rodgers, Daniel T.
  • ¤ Belknap Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: January 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 360 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: United States


  • Common Sense
  • Rosenfeld, Sophia A.
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: May 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 337 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Historiography


  • Einstein Before Israel
  • Rosenkranz, Ze’Ev
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: May 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 344 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Science


  • The Inner Life of Empires
  • Rothschild, Emma
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: May 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 483 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: British & Irish


  • The Plum in the Golden Vase Or, Chin P’Ing Mei
  • Roy, David Tod
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: July 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 1016 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Literature


  • Thinking in an Emergency
  • Scarry, Elaine
  • ¤ W. W. Norton & Company
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 157 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • The Crafting of the 10,000 Things
  • Schafer, Dagmar
  • ¤ University of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: May 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 344 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: East Asia


  • The Holocaust Object in Polish and Polish-Jewish Culture
  • Shallcross, Bozena
  • ¤ Indiana University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 181 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Eastern European


  • Evolution
  • Shapiro, James A.
  • ¤ FT Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: June 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 272 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Science


  • The View of Life
  • Simmel, Georg ; Andrews, John A. Y. ; Levine, Donald N. ; Silver, Daniel
  • ¤ University of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: January 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 203 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • Monsters of the Gevaudan
  • Smith, Jay M.
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 378 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: European


  • Warfare State
  • Sparrow, James T.
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: August 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 336 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: United States


  • States of Credit
  • Stasavage, David
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: July 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 192 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Economics


  • The Living Constitution
  • Strauss, David A.
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: May 2010
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 150 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Legal Theory


  • Government Versus Markets
  • Tanzi, Vito
  • ¤ Cambridge University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: May 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 376 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Economics


  • Collected Writings on Chinese Cultural
  • Tsien, Tsuen-Hsuin
  • ¤ Columbia Univ Pr
  • ¤ Publication Date: September 2010
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 453 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: East Asia


  • The Politics of Imagining Asia
  • Wang, Hui ; Huters, Theodore
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 360 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: East Asia


  • The Beach Beneath the Street
  • Wark, McKenzie
  • ¤ Verso
  • ¤ Publication Date: June 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 197 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • What Was African American Literature?
  • Warren, Kenneth W.
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: January 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 180 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Literary Criticism


  • Ancient Chinese Thought, Modern Chinese Power
  • Xuetong, Yan ; Bell, Daniel A. ; Zhe, Sun ; Ryden, Edmund
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: April 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 300 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: East Asia


  • The Lost Children
  • Zahra, Tara
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: May 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 308 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Eastern European


  • The Passionate Triangle
  • Zorach, Rebecca
  • ¤ University of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: August 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 280 pages )
  • ¤ Category:

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