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Is time travel just a confusing plot device deployed by science fiction authors and Hollywood filmmakers to amaze and... see more

It’s a platitude – which only a philosopher would dream of denying – that whereas words are connected to what they... see more

In nine lively essays, bioethicist J. David Velleman challenges the prevailing consensus about assisted suicide and... see more

In this new edition of Foundations for Moral Relativism a distinguished moral philosopher tames a bugbear of current... see more

Metaethics from a First Person Standpoint addresses in a novel format the major topics and themes of contemporary... see more

Language is a human universal reflecting our deeply social nature. Among its essential functions, language enables us to... see more

Germany has had a profound influence on English stories for children. The Brothers Grimm, The Swiss Family Robinson and... see more

As an American author who chose to live in Europe, Henry James frequently wrote about cultural differences between the... see more

This collection brings together for the first time select works in English by the major Swedish modernist poet and critic... see more

The ability to construct a nuanced narrative or complex character in the constrained form of the short story has... see more

Vertical Readings in Dante’s Comedy is a reappraisal of the poem by an international team of thirty-four scholars. Each... see more

This is a book about the power game currently being played out between two symbiotic cultural institutions: the... see more

Vertical Readings in Dante’s Comedy is a reappraisal of the poem by an international team of thirty-four scholars. Each... see more

The canon of Russian poetry has been reshaped since the fall of the Soviet Union. A multi-authored study of changing... see more

In view of the challenges—many of which are political—that different European countries are currently facing, scholars... see more

When in 1821, the Greeks rose in violent revolution against the rule of the Ottoman Turks, waves of sympathy spread... see more

Princess Marie Adelheid of Lippe-Biesterfeld was a rebellious young writer who became a fervent Nazi. Heinrich Vogeler... see more

This is the first full-length study of Shelley’s plays in performance. It offers a rich, meticulously researched history... see more

Russian women of the nineteenth century are often thought of in their literary incarnations as the heroines of novels... see more

Described by the sixteenth-century English poet George Turbervile as "a people passing rude, to vices vile inclin’d", the... see more

Born into a prominent German Jewish banking family, Baron Max von Oppenheim (1860-1946) was a keen amateur archaeologist... see more

Edited by Lionel Gossman, this volume contains three programmatic essays by Michelet. The first two are available here... see more

Over the course of more than three centuries of Romanov rule in Russia, foreign visitors and residents produced a vast... see more

The Scientific Revolution Revisited brings Mikuláš Teich back to the great movement of thought and action that... see more