Front Table
(Week of February 19th, 2012)

February 18th, 2012 by Front Table



  • American Egyptologist: The Life of James Henry Breasted and the Creation of His Oriental Institute
  • Abt, Jeffrey
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: January 15, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 536 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Ancient Near East


  • Law, Language, and Empire in the Roman Tradition
  • Ando, Clifford
  • ¤ University of Pennsylvania Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: September 14, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 184 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Classical


  • Rationality and Religious Commitment
  • Audi, Robert
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: November 10, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 272 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Guardians of Finance: Making Regulators Work for Us
  • Barth, James R. ; Caprio Jr., Gerard ; Levine, Ross
  • ¤ The MIT Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 10, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 256 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Economics


  • When Words Are Called For: A Defense of Ordinary Language Philosophy
  • Baz, Avner
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 12, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 256 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • The German Historicist Tradition
  • Beiser, Frederick C.
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: January 13, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 608 pages )
  • ¤ Category:


  • Religion in Human Evolution: From the Paleolithic to the Axial Age
  • Bellah, Robert N.
  • ¤ Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: September 15, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 784 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • The Beast and the Sovereign, Volume II
  • Bennington, Geoffrey (Translator)
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: October 15, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 320 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Bento’s Sketchbook
  • Berger, John
  • ¤ Pantheon
  • ¤ Publication Date: November 8, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 176 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Art


  • Creating the Market University: How Academic Science Became an Economic Engine
  • Berman, Elizabeth Popp
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: December 19, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 278 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Education


  • Murder Most Foul: Hamlet Through the Ages
  • Bevington, David
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: July 21, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 256 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Literary Criticism


  • The Crucible of Consent: American Child Rearing and the Forging of Liberal Society
  • Block, James E.
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 15, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 464 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • The Twenty-Five Years of Philosophy: A Systematic Reconstruction
  • Bowman, Brady (Translator)
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 15, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 432 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Groundless Grounds: A Study of Wittgenstein and Heidegger
  • Braver, Lee
  • ¤ The MIT Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 3, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 376 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • The Possibility of Philosophical Understanding: Reflections on the Thought of Barry Stroud
  • Bridges, Jason (Editor) ; Kolodny, Niko (Editor) ; Wong, Wai-hung (Editor)
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: December 14, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 320 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Iris Murdoch, Philosopher
  • Broackes, Justin (Editor)
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 20, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 360 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • The Sounding of the Whale: Science and Cetaceans in the Twentieth Century
  • Burnett, D. Graham
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: January 31, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 824 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Science


  • Cancer on Trial: Oncology as a New Style of Practice
  • Cambrosio, Alberto ; Cambrosio, Alberto
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 1, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 424 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Health & Medicine


  • The Invention of Law in the West
  • Carden, Jeremy (Translator) ; Shugaar, Antony (Translator)
  • ¤ Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: January 2, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 640 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Classical


  • American Religion: Contemporary Trends
  • Chaves, Mark
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: August 8, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 160 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • Audacious Euphony: Chromatic Harmony and the Triad’s Second Nature
  • Cohn, Richard
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: January 23, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 256 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Music


  • Solomon’s Knot: How Law Can End the Poverty of Nations
  • Cooter, Robert D. ; Schäfer, Hans-Bernd
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: December 27, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 344 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Legal Theory


  • A Virtue for Courageous Minds: Moderation in French Political Thought, 1748-1830
  • Craiutu, Aurelian
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 26, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 336 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • The Faith of the Faithless: Experiments in Political Theology
  • Critchley, Simon
  • ¤ Verso
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 1, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 302 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Not in Our Lifetimes: The Future of Black Politics
  • Dawson, Michael C.
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: November 1, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 232 pages )
  • ¤ Category: African American Studies


  • Empathy: From Bench to Bedside
  • Decety, Jean (Editor)
  • ¤ The MIT Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: December 9, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 336 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Psychology


  • Abelard to Apple: The Fate of American Colleges and Universities
  • DeMillo, Richard A.
  • ¤ The MIT Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: August 26, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 344 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Education


  • The Jewish Dark Continent: Life and Death in the Russian Pale of Settlement
  • Deutsch, Nathaniel
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: November 29, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 384 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Judaic Studies


  • War Time: An Idea, Its History, Its Consequences
  • Dudziak, Mary L.
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 7, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 232 pages )
  • ¤ Category:


  • An Anthropology of Images: Picture, Medium, Body
  • Dunlap, Thomas (Translator) ; Dunlap, Thomas
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: August 8, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 208 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Art


  • The Bodhisattva’s Brain: Buddhism Naturalized
  • Flanagan, Owen
  • ¤ A Bradford Book
  • ¤ Publication Date: August 12, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 272 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Buddhist Studies


  • German Philosophy of Language: From Schlegel to Hegel and Beyond
  • Forster, Michael N.
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: November 10, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 368 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Walter Benjamin: A Philosophical Portrait
  • Friedlander, Eli
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: January 15, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 300 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Literary Criticism


  • Aristotle’s Politics: Living Well and Living Together
  • Garver, Eugene
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: January 23, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 312 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions: Envisioning Health Care 2020
  • Gigerenzer, Gerd (Editor) ; Gray, J.A. Muir (Editor)
  • ¤ The MIT Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 25, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 416 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Health & Medicine


  • The Fall of the Faculty: The Rise of the All-Administrative University and Why It Matters
  • Ginsberg, Benjamin
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: August 12, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 264 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Education


  • Sophocles and the Language of Tragedy
  • Goldhill, Simon
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 5, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 304 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Classical


  • A Little History of the World: Illustrated Edition
  • Gombrich, E. H.
  • ¤ Yale University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: November 1, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 304 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Historiography


  • Debt: The First 5,000 Years
  • Graeber, David
  • ¤ Melville House
  • ¤ Publication Date: July 12, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 544 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Anthropology


  • The Culture of Correction in Renaissance Europe
  • Grafton, Anthony
  • ¤ British Library
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 1, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 244 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Books about Books


  • Strings Attached: Untangling the Ethics of Incentives
  • Grant, Ruth W.
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: November 7, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 200 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • Searching for Utopia: Universities and Their Histories
  • Gray, Hanna Holborn
  • ¤ University of California Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: December 7, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 130 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Education


  • The Swerve: How the World Became Modern
  • Greenblatt, Stephen
  • ¤ W. W. Norton & Company
  • ¤ Publication Date: September 26, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 356 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Historiography


  • The Little Book of String Theory
  • Gubser, Steven S.
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 8, 2010
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 184 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Science


  • Roads to Power: Britain Invents the Infrastructure State
  • Guldi, Jo
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: January 2, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 320 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: British & Irish


  • On Sacrifice
  • Halbertal, Moshe
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 26, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 152 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Judaic Studies


  • The Illusion of Free Markets: Punishment and the Myth of Natural Order
  • Harcourt, Bernard E.
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: January 15, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 336 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Economics


  • Kids Don’t Want to Fail: Oppositional Culture and the Black-White Achievement Gap
  • Harris, Angel L.
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: June 13, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 336 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Education


  • Bubbles: Spheres Volume I: Microspherology
  • Hoban, Wieland (Translator)
  • ¤ Semiotext
  • ¤ Publication Date: October 14, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 664 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • How to Change the World: Reflections on Marx and Marxism
  • Hobsbawm, Eric
  • ¤ Yale University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: September 6, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 480 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Critical Theory & Marxism


  • Building Chicago Economics: New Perspectives on the History of America’s Most Powerful Economics Program
  • Horn, Professor Robert Van (Editor) ; Mirowski, Professor Philip (Editor) ; Stapleford, Professor Thomas A. (Editor)
  • ¤ Cambridge University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: October 17, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 440 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Economics


  • Writing History in Renaissance Italy: Leonardo Bruni and the Uses of the Past
  • Ianziti, Gary
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: January 1, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 432 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: European


  • Democratic Enlightenment: Philosophy, Revolution, and Human Rights, 1750-1790
  • Israel, Jonathan
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: September 25, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 1152 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: European


  • A User’s Guide to Thought and Meaning
  • Jackendoff, Ray
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 2, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 288 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Linguistics


  • What Is Education?
  • Jackson, Philip W.
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: December 15, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 136 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Education


  • The Ethical Project
  • Kitcher, Philip
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: November 7, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 432 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Science


  • Under Blue Cup
  • Krauss, Rosalind E.
  • ¤ The MIT Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: November 10, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 152 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Art


  • Against Absolute Goodness
  • Kraut, Richard
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: December 2, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 240 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Mutants and Mystics: Science Fiction, Superhero Comics, and the Paranormal
  • Kripal, Jeffrey J.
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: November 15, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 376 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Graphica


  • Philosophical Troubles: Collected Papers, Volume 1
  • Kripke, Saul A.
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: December 7, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 408 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • No One’s World: The West, the Rising Rest, and the Coming Global Turn
  • Kupchan, Charles A.
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 1, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 272 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • Jews, Christians, and the Abode of Islam: Modern Scholarship, Medieval Realities
  • Lassner, Jacob
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 15, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 336 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Medieval


  • A Case for Irony
  • Lear, Jonathan
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: October 24, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 224 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • What Did the Romans Know?: An Inquiry into Science and Worldmaking
  • Lehoux, Daryn
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 13, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 288 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Classical


  • Science and Conscience: The Life of James Franck
  • Lemmerich, Jost ; Hentschel, Ann (Translator)
  • ¤ Stanford University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: August 10, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 392 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Science


  • Creating Cistercian Nuns: The Women’s Religious Movement and Its Reform in Thirteenth-century Champagne
  • Lester, Anne E.
  • ¤ Cornell Univ Pr
  • ¤ Publication Date: December 15, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 264 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Medieval


  • A History of the World in 100 Objects
  • MacGregor, Neil ; British Museum
  • ¤ Viking Adult
  • ¤ Publication Date: October 27, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 736 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: General


  • Scholarship, Commerce, Religion: The Learned Book in the Age of Confessions, 1560-1630
  • Maclean, Ian
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 20, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 400 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Books about Books


  • Vivian Maier: Street Photographer
  • Maier, Vivian ; Maloof, John (Editor) ; Dyer, Geoff (Contributor)
  • ¤ powerHouse Books
  • ¤ Publication Date: November 16, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 136 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Photography


  • Curious Visions of Modernity: Enchantment, Magic, and the Sacred
  • Martin, David L
  • ¤ The MIT Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: November 15, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 280 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Art


  • Semblance and Event: Activist Philosophy and the Occurrent Arts
  • Massumi, Brian
  • ¤ The MIT Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: September 30, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 232 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Grand Theories and Everyday Beliefs: Science, Philosophy, and their Histories
  • Matson, Wallace
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: December 9, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 240 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Science


  • The Theory That Would Not Die: How Bayes’ Rule Cracked the Enigma Code, Hunted Down Russian Submarines, and Emerged Triumphant from Two Centuries of Controversy
  • McGrayne, Sharon Bertsch
  • ¤ Yale University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: May 17, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 336 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Statistics


  • Seeing Double: Baudelaire’s Modernity
  • Meltzer, FranCoise
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: June 15, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 280 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Literary Criticism


  • The Annotated Emerson
  • Mikics, David (Editor) ; Lopate, Phillip (Foreword)
  • ¤ Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 7, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 576 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Literature


  • A Book Forged in Hell: Spinoza’s Scandalous Treatise and the Birth of the Secular Age
  • Nadler, Steven
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: September 19, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 304 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Homer the Preclassic
  • Nagy, Gregory
  • ¤ University of California Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 7, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 418 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Classical


  • Varieties of Presence
  • Noë, Alva
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 12, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 192 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Self-Portrait of an Other
  • Nooteboom, Cees ; Neumann, Max ; Colmer, David (Translator)
  • ¤ Seagull Books
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 15, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 76 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Art


  • The Shock of the Ancient: Literature and History in Early Modern France
  • Norman, Larry F.
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: April 15, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 296 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Literary Criticism


  • Creating Capabilities: The Human Development Approach
  • Nussbaum, Martha C.
  • ¤ Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 31, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 256 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Not For Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities
  • Nussbaum, Martha C.
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: April 12, 2010
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 178 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Education


  • Philosophical Interventions: Reviews 1986-2011
  • Nussbaum, Martha C.
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: January 24, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 440 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Michael Polanyi and His Generation: Origins of the Social Construction of Science
  • Nye, Mary Jo
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: October 15, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 432 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Science


  • I’ll Have What She’s Having: Mapping Social Behavior
  • O’Brien, Michael J. ; Earls, Mark ; Maeda, John (Foreword)
  • ¤ The MIT Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: August 26, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 160 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Anthropology


  • Why Have Children?: The Ethical Debate
  • Overall, Christine
  • ¤ The MIT Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 3, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 272 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • The Flame of Eternity: An Interpretation of Nietzsche’s Thought
  • Paloff, Benjamin (Translator)
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: December 5, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 240 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • From Kant to Husserl: Selected Essays
  • Parsons, Charles
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 15, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 256 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Catholicism and Democracy: An Essay in the History of Political Thought
  • Perreau-Saussine, Emile
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: January 24, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 200 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • Galileo’s Muse: Renaissance Mathematics and the Arts
  • Peterson, Mark Austin
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: October 17, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 352 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Science


  • Schlepping Through Ambivalence: Essays on an American Architectural Condition
  • Petit, Emmanuel J. (Editor)
  • ¤ Yale University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: November 22, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 192 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Architecture


  • Henry Friendly, Greatest Judge of His Era
  • Posner, The Honorable Richard A. (Foreword)
  • ¤ Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 27, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 512 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Legal Theory


  • American Nietzsche: A History of an Icon and His Ideas
  • Ratner-Rosenhagen, Jennifer
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: November 30, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 464 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: United States


  • Action, Contemplation, and Happiness: An Essay on Aristotle
  • Reeve, C. D. C.
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 12, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 320 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Translating Empire: Emulation and the Origins of Political Economy
  • Reinert, Sophus A.
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: October 17, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 456 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Economics


  • Tonality and Transformation
  • Rings, Steven
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: June 10, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 272 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Music


  • The Terror of History: On the Uncertainties of Life in Western Civilization
  • Ruiz, Teofilo F.
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: September 6, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 200 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Historiography


  • Categories of the Temporal: An Inquiry into the Forms of the Finite Intellect
  • Salewski, Sibylle (Translator)
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 15, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 232 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Great American City: Chicago and the Enduring Neighborhood Effect
  • Sampson, Robert J.
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 15, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 552 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Chicago


  • Empires of Faith: The Fall of Rome to the Rise of Islam, 500-700
  • Sarris, Peter
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: November 10, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 512 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Medieval


  • The Jewish Jesus: How Judaism and Christianity Shaped Each Other
  • Schäfer, Peter
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 26, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 370 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Judaic Studies


  • The Birth of the Past
  • Schiffman, Zachary S. ; Grafton, Anthony (Foreword)
  • ¤ The Johns Hopkins University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: September 29, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 336 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Historiography


  • The First Modern Jew: Spinoza and the History of an Image
  • Schwartz, Daniel B.
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 26, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 296 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • The Metamorphoses of Kinship
  • Scott, Nora (Translator)
  • ¤ Verso
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 3, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 654 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Anthropology


  • Together: The Rituals, Pleasures and Politics of Cooperation
  • Sennett, Richard
  • ¤ Yale University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: January 10, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 336 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • Spinoza and the Politics of Renaturalization
  • Sharp, Hasana
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: September 30, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 256 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • The Failure of Judges and the Rise of Regulators
  • Shleifer, Andrei
  • ¤ The MIT Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: January 6, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 352 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Economics


  • Thinking the Twentieth Century
  • Snyder, Timothy
  • ¤ Penguin Press HC, The
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 2, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 432 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: Historiography


  • Look, I Made a Hat: Collected Lyrics
  • Sondheim, Stephen
  • ¤ Knopf
  • ¤ Publication Date: November 22, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 480 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Music


  • Warfare State: World War II Americans and the Age of Big Government
  • Sparrow, James T.
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: August 4, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 344 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: United States


  • An Aesthetic Education in the Era of Globalization
  • Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 27, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 624 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Literary Criticism


  • Mere Possibilities: Metaphysical Foundations of Modal Semantics
  • Stalnaker, Robert
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: December 19, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 184 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • For Humanity’s Sake: The Bildungsroman in Russian Culture
  • Steiner, Lina
  • ¤ University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
  • ¤ Publication Date: November 19, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 280 pages )
  • ¤ Category:


  • The Evolved Apprentice: How Evolution Made Humans Unique
  • Sterelny, Kim
  • ¤ A Bradford Book
  • ¤ Publication Date: January 27, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 264 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Science


  • The Unrepentant Renaissance: From Petrarch to Shakespeare to Milton
  • Strier, Richard
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: December 15, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 328 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Literary Criticism


  • Stupefaction: A Radical Anatomy of Phantoms
  • Sutherland, Keston
  • ¤ Seagull Books
  • ¤ Publication Date: November 15, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 264 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Literary Criticism


  • Secularism and Freedom of Conscience
  • Taylor, Charles ; Todd, Jane Marie (Translator)
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: October 24, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 160 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • Threads and Traces: True False Fictive
  • Tedeschi, Anne C. (Translator) ; Tedeschi, John (Translator)
  • ¤ University of California Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: January 9, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 336 pages )
  • ¤ Category: History: European


  • Invasion of the Body: Revolutions in Surgery
  • Tilney, Nicholas L.
  • ¤ Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: September 26, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 384 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Health & Medicine


  • Free Market Fairness
  • Tomasi, John
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 26, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 368 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Sociology & Political Science


  • Writers of the Black Chicago Renaissance
  • Tracy, Steven C.
  • ¤ University of Illinois Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: November 16, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 536 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Chicago


  • Hermeneutic Communism: From Heidegger to Marx
  • Vattimo, Gianni ; Zabala, Santiago
  • ¤ Columbia University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: October 11, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 264 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Critical Theory & Marxism


  • The Kitchen as Laboratory: Reflections on the Science of Food and Cooking
  • Vega, Cesar (Editor) ; Ubbink, Job (Editor) ; Linden, Erik van van der (Editor)
  • ¤ Columbia University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: January 31, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 336 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Science


  • Heidegger, Strauss, and the Premises of Philosophy: On Original Forgetting
  • Velkley, Richard L.
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: November 15, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 208 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Philosophy


  • The System of the Constitution
  • Vermeule, Adrian
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: December 30, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 232 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Legal Theory


  • Uneducated Guesses: Using Evidence to Uncover Misguided Education Policies
  • Wainer, Howard
  • ¤ Princeton University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: August 8, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 200 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Education


  • Stranger Magic: Charmed States and the Arabian Nights
  • Warner, Marina
  • ¤ Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 1, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 560 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Folktales


  • Cosmic Constitutional Theory: Why Americans Are Losing Their Inalienable Right to Self-Governance
  • Wilkinson III, J. Harvie
  • ¤ Oxford University Press, USA
  • ¤ Publication Date: March 12, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 176 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Legal Theory


  • Memory: Fragments of a Modern History
  • Winter, Alison
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: January 16, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 336 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Science


  • The Human Right to Health
  • Wolff, Jonathan
  • ¤ W. W. Norton & Company
  • ¤ Publication Date: February 20, 2012
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 208 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Health & Medicine


  • The Passionate Triangle
  • Zorach, Rebecca
  • ¤ University Of Chicago Press
  • ¤ Publication Date: August 15, 2011
  • ¤ Hardcover ( 280 pages )
  • ¤ Category: Art

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