Books by Publisher: The Century Foundation

    Charlotte Perriand

    By Jacques Barsac

    Hardback Save £37.54 = £62.46

    This is the first comprehensive monograph on Charlotte Perriand: a key figure in 20th-century design history - an invaluable source for scholars, dealers and collectors.

    Rethinking Philosophy in Light of the Bible

    By Brayton Polka

    Paperback £27.92

    This book analyzes the ideas central to the philosophy of Kant, Hegel, and Kierkegaard to show that they are biblical in origin, both ontologically and historically. Polka argues that Schopenhauer has an altogether false conception of the fundamental ideas of the Bible and of Christianity, which leaves his philosophy irredeemably...

    Defining and Defending the Open Door Policy

    By Gregory Moore

    Paperback £27.92

    This is the first in-depth study of Sino-American relations during the Theodore Roosevelt administration. In its examination of the issues and problems that arose in U.S.-Chinese relations during this time, the book argues that a stereotyped perception of China and its people inhibited American policy responses during Roosevelt's presidency.

    Teacher in Ancient Rome

    By Lisa Maurice

    Paperback Save £2.33 = £29.62

    This study provides a wide-ranging survey of the personal and professional life of the schoolteacher in ancient Rome. It fills a significant gap in the literature of Roman history and ancient education.

    Veils, Nudity, and Tattoos

    By Thorsten Botz-Bornstein

    Paperback £27.92

    By taking an unorthodox approach towards three phenomena that have changed considerably during the past thirty years, this book reveals through conceptual analysis that the three are both private and public, humiliating and empowering, and backward and progressive, and can ultimately be traced by similar social and psychological patterns.

    Exploring Certainty

    By Robert Greenleaf Brice

    Paperback £26.22

    Exploring Certainty: Wittgenstein and Wide Fields of Thought considers how, where, and to what extent the thoughts and ideas found in Wittgenstein's On Certainty can be applied to other areas of thought, including: ethics, aesthetics, religious belief, mathematics, cognitive science, and political theory. Robert Greenleaf Brice opens new avenues of...

    Urban Ecologies

    By Christopher Schliephake

    Paperback £29.62

    This book provides a reflection on urban ecocriticism, a subject that has yet to be fully researched and appreciated within the trans-disciplinary framework of the environmental humanities.

    Gilles Deleuze and Metaphysics

    Paperback £29.62

    This collection examines an aspect of Gilles Deleuze's thought that has largely been neglected; whether or not Deleuze was a metaphysician. Answering this question may reveal the problematic nature of so-called postmodernism and the critique it leveled at the first philosophy, and it may help readers to better understand philosophy's...

    Eurasianism and the European Far Right

    Paperback Save £2.48 = £30.47

    This book offers a unique insight on the main far-right actors and ideological trends that push, on both sides, for reshaping the Europe-Russia relations and for the emergence of a new pan-European illiberal ideology.

    Impact of Tectonic Activity on Ancient Civilizations

    By Eric R. Force

    Paperback £27.92

    In many ways, the records of antiquity tell us that active tectonism helped to mold our cultural heritage. Impact of Tectonic Activity on Ancient Civilizations draws from various fields such as tectonics geology, classics, history, archaeology, and anthropology to support this conclusion.

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