Friedrich Schleiermacher's "On Religion": Speeches to its Cultured Despisers

Jackson, Ruth


On Religion is a major text for the development of modern religious thought in the West and its author, German theologian Friedrich Schleiermacher, is remembered as the Father of Modern Protestant The..

MACAT LIBRARY | 9781912453627 | 2018 | 112 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

Moses Maimonides's "Guide of the Perplexed"

Scarlata, Mark


Written by the great medieval Jewish philosopher Maimonides, "The Guide of the Perplexed" attempts to explain the perplexities of biblical language-and apparent inconsistencies in the text-in the ligh..

MACAT LIBRARY | 9781912453634 | 2018 | 96 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

Stephen Greenblatt's "Renaissance Self-Fashioning: From More to Shakespeare"

Haydon, Liam


What is a self? Greenblatt argues that the 16th century saw the awakening of modern self-consciousness, the ability to fashion an identity out of the culture and politics of one's society. In a series..

MACAT LIBRARY | 9781912453108 | 2018 | 86 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

Roland Barthes's "The Death of the Author"

Seymour, Laura


Roland Barthes's 1967 essay, "The Death of the Author," argues against the traditional practice of incorporating the intentions and biographical context of an author into textual interpretation becaus..

MACAT LIBRARY | 9781912453061 | 2018 | 83 Pág. | Paperback | Iban | LIBRO

Michel Foucault's "What is an Author?"

Smith-Laing, Tim


Michel Foucault's 1969 essay "What is an Author?" sidesteps the stormy arguments surrounding "intentional fallacy" and the "death of the author", offering an entirely different way of looking at texts..

MACAT LIBRARY | 9781912453085 | 2018 | 88 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

Daniel Kahneman's "Thinking, Fast and Slow"

Allan, Jacqueline


Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman offers a general audience access to over six decades of insight and expertise from a Nobel Laureate in an accessible and interesting way. Kahneman's work foc..

MACAT LIBRARY | 9781912453054 | 2018 | 96 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

Jacques Derrida's "Structure, Sign, and Play in the Discourse of Human Sciences"

Smith-Laing, Tim


Jacques Derrida's Structure, Sign, and Play is one of the most controversial and influential philosophical texts of the 20th century. Delivered at a conference on structuralism at Johns Hopkins, the l..

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MACAT LIBRARY | 9781912453078 | 2018 | 93 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

Augustine of Hippo's "The City of God Against the Pagans"

Teubner, Jonathan D.


The City of God against the Pagans is a central text in the Western intellectual tradition. Made up of twenty-two lengthy books, Augustine wrote his masterpiece over a thirteen-year period during whic..

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MACAT LIBRARY | 9781912453641 | 2018 | 86 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

Martin Buber's "I and Thou"

Ravenscroft, Simon


Martin Buber's I and Thou argues that humans engage with the world in two ways. One is with the attitude of an 'I' towards an 'It', where the self stands apart from objects as items of experience or u..

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MACAT LIBRARY | 9781912453610 | 2018 | 89 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

Walter Benjamin's "The Work Of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction"

Dini, Rachele


The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction combats traditional art criticism's treatment of artworks as fixed, unchanging mystical objects. For Walter Benjamin, the consequences of addressi..

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MACAT LIBRARY | 9781912284757 | 2018 | 98 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO


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