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Living as a Bird
In the first days of spring, birds undergo a spectacular metamorphosis. After a long winter of migration and peaceful coexistence, they suddenly... Les mer
Migrants and Militants
The question of migration has come to dominate the news agenda in many countries, but what does the word ‘migrant’ really mean today and how... Les mer
Infinite Mobilization
The core of what we refer to as ‘the project of modernity’ is the idea that human beings have the power to bring the world under their control,... Les mer
Enrichment: A critique of commodities
This book offers a major new account of modern capitalism and of the ways in which value and wealth are created today. Boltanski and Esquerre argue... Les mer
Resolutely Black
Aimé Césaire’s work is foundational for decolonial and postcolonial thought. His Discourse on Colonialism, first published in 1955,... Les mer
The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States sent shockwaves across the globe. How was such an outcome even possible? In two... Les mer
What Happened in the Twentieth Century? Towards a Critique of Extremist Reason
When we look back from the vantage point of the 21st century and ask ourselves what the previous century was all about, what do we see? Our first... Les mer
Another Science Is Possible
Like fast food, fast science is quickly prepared, not particularly good, and it clogs up the system. Efforts to tackle our most pressing issues have... Les mer
Habermas and the Media
Jurgen Habermas is arguably the most influential social theorist and philosopher of the twentieth century, and his imprint on media and communication... Les mer
The Aesthetic Imperative
In this wide-ranging book, renowned philosopher and cultural theorist Peter Sloterdijk examines art in all its rich and varied forms: from music to... Les mer
The True Life
'I'm 79 years old. So why on earth should I concern myself with speaking about youth?' This is the question with which renowned French philosopher... Les mer
Selected Exaggerations
Peter Sloterdijk s reputation as one of the most original thinkers of our time has grown steadily since the early 1980s. This volume of over thirty... Les mer
We are living in an open sea, caught up in a continuous wave, with no fixed point and no instrument to measure distance and the direction of travel.... Les mer
Plato’s Republic
Plato's Republic is one of the most well-known and widely discussed texts in the history of philosophy, but how might we get to the heart of this... Les mer
The Lure of Technocracy
Over the past 25 years, Jurgen Habermas has presented what is arguably the most coherent and wide-ranging defence of the project of European... Les mer
Stress and Freedom
In this short book Peter Sloterdijk offers a genealogy of the concept of freedom from Ancient Greece to the present day. This genealogy is part of a... Les mer
Of God and Man
In this engaging dialogue, Zygmunt Bauman, sociologist and philosopher, and Stanislaw Obirek, theologian and cultural historian, explore the place of... Les mer
Symbolic Misery, Volume 1
In this important new book, the leading cultural theorist and philosopher Bernard Stiegler re-examines the relationship between politics and... Les mer
The Crisis of the European Union
In the midst of the current crisis that is threatening to derail the historical project of European unification, Jurgen Habermas has been one of the... Les mer
Uncontrollable Societies of Disaffected Individuals
Max Weber argued that the development of capitalism would lead to the progressive rationalization and disenchantment of society: today this process... Les mer
This is not a Diary
This is not a diary: while these observations were recorded in autumn 2010 and spring 2011 in the form of dated entries, they are not a personal... Les mer
A compelling work of autobiographical fiction, Helene Cixous's Hemlock weaves tragedy and comedy in its exploration of various human attachments:... Les mer
Decadence of Industrial Democracies
Bernard Stiegler is one of the most original philosophers writing today about new technologies and their implications for social, political and... Les mer
The Sacrament of Language
Oaths play an essential part in the political and religious history of the West as a 'sacrament of power'. Yet despite numerous studies by... Les mer