Le tombeau d'Oedipe : Pour une tragédie sans tragique

By William Marx

Il faut sauver los angeles tragédie grecque de toute los angeles gnose philosophique et tragique qui l'accable depuis près de trois siècles. Il faut los angeles sauver de notre perception moderne de los angeles littérature et du théâtre. Il faut los angeles sauver de nous-mêmes pour l. a. retrouver ailleurs, très loin, dans les lieux les plus improbables : le nô japonais, los angeles messe catholique, l. a. psychanalyse freudienne... À moins qu'elle ne soit déjà plus nulle part.
motor vehicle l. a. tragédie est aussi introuvable que le tombeau d'Oedipe, ce tombeau que Sophocle prit pour thème de sa pièce ultime, laquelle est également los angeles dernière tragédie grecque connue.
Avec Oedipe à Colone pour fil conducteur, ce livre raconte l'histoire édifiante d'une incompréhension à laquelle nous sommes voués. Il révèle les incroyables trahisons et mutilations dont ces chefs-d'oeuvre furent les victimes et suggest en retour quelques thèses - ou hérésies - susceptibles de bouleverser non seulement notre imaginative and prescient de l. a. tragédie, mais notre perception même de l. a. littérature et de ses pouvoirs - sur les lieux, les corps et les dieux.
Nul détour n'est aujourd'hui si troublant ni si salutaire.

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How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization

By Franklin Foer

“An eccentric, interesting exposé of an international so much folks comprehend not anything about.”
The manhattan instances publication Review

"An insightful, exciting, brainiac activities street trip."
The Wall road Journal

"Foer’s talents as a narrator are enviable. His characterizations… are resembling these in Norman Mailer's journalism."
The Boston Globe

A groundbreaking work—named one of many 5 so much influential activities books of the last decade by way of Sports Illustrated—How football Explains the World is a different and brilliantly illuminating examine football, the world’s hottest activity, as a lens by which to view the urgent problems with our age, from the conflict of civilizations to the worldwide economy.

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Human Diversity: Its Nature, Extent, Causes and Effects on People

Human variety, with its myriad of other stipulations related to biology, psychology, and social constructions, continues to be one of many greatest demanding situations — and possibilities — dealing with the species. With many executive and personal corporations now having range or equality officials, programmes or committees, it's transparent that human range is a cornerstone of policy-making on the very optimum echelons. All this issues to a necessity for correct clinical and scientific details in this subject — no longer tender 'politically right' sociology.

This e-book presents the not easy evidence on human similarities and changes, their motives and results on humans. It covers the full variety from common to severe human forms, and provides — for the 1st time — a lot of the author's 25 years of unique learn at the topic. it may additionally act as a kinfolk clinical advisor to points of human functionality, constitution and ailment. It covers many human themes in a humane and comprehensible model, delivering a lot fabric for info and dialogue. it may be used as a instruction manual or textbook on human range, yet is especially well known technology for the final public.

Given the significant nature of the topic, the booklet seamlessly integrates correct facts from a number of disciplines together with medication, biology, anthropology, genetics, psychology, evolution, languages, sociology, historical past and geography. Even debatable topics resembling race, classification and tradition are tackled head-on with no-nonsense clinical rigour.

Readership: scholars of drugs, biology, psychology and sociology, pros operating as range officials or in equalities, common readership.

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Micromotives and Macrobehavior

By Thomas C. Schelling

Before Freakonomics and The Tipping Point there has been this vintage through the 2005 Nobel Laureate in Economics.

"Schelling the following bargains an early research of 'tipping' in social events regarding lots of individuals."―official quotation for the 2005 Nobel Prize

Micromotives and Macrobehavior was once initially released over twenty-five years in the past, but the tales it tells consider simply as clean at the present time. And the topic of those stories―how small and possible meaningless judgements and activities via members frequently result in major accidental outcomes for a wide group―is extra very important than ever. in a single recognized instance, Thomas C. Schelling exhibits slight-but-not-malicious choice to have pals of a similar race finally ends up in thoroughly segregated populations.

The up to date version of this landmark booklet incorporates a new preface and the author's Nobel Prize attractiveness speech.

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L'Adieu à la littérature

By William Marx

L. a. littérature n'a peut-être jamais été plus mal considérée qu'aujourd'hui. Tous les signes montrent cette fragilisation. Mais plutôt que de s'arrêter à l. a. description d'un mal contemporain dont nul ne doute, ce livre suggest de retrouver les explanations profondes de cette baisse d'influence, qui résulte d'une évolution de longue durée. los angeles thèse est basic : entre le XVIIIe et le XXe siècle eut lieu en Europe une transformation radicale de l. a. littérature ; sa forme, son idée, sa fonction, sa challenge, tout fut bouleversé. Du magnétisme animal aux cultural reviews, du chic selon Boileau au plaisir selon Barthes, du tremblement de terre de Lisbonne au camp d'Auschwitz, de l'apothéose de Voltaire au départ de Rimbaud et aux silences de Beckett, le récit des métamorphoses de los angeles littérature est présenté en une vaste fresque européenne, qui met en évidence un mouvement de bascule conduisant inévitablement du sommet à l'abîme.

Comprendre ce mécanisme de dévalorisation, ce traumatisme de l'adieu, c'est pénétrer au cœur de l. a. crise existentielle permanente où se débat maintenant los angeles littérature. Mais c'est aussi se donner les moyens d'en sortir.

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Unequal Democracy: The Political Economy of the New Gilded Age

By Larry M. Bartels

Using an enormous swath of knowledge spanning the earlier six many years, Unequal Democracy debunks many myths approximately politics in modern the USA, utilizing the widening hole among the wealthy and the terrible to shed hectic gentle at the workings of yankee democracy. Larry Bartels indicates the space among the wealthy and terrible has elevated vastly below Republican administrations and lowered just below Democrats, leaving the US grossly unequal. this isn't easily the results of fiscal forces, however the manufactured from broad-reaching coverage offerings in a political approach ruled by means of partisan ideologies and the pursuits of the wealthy.

Bartels demonstrates that elected officers reply to the perspectives of prosperous materials yet forget about the perspectives of negative humans. He exhibits that Republican presidents specifically have always produced less source of revenue progress for middle-class and working-poor households than for prosperous households, drastically expanding inequality. He offers revealing case experiences of key coverage shifts contributing to inequality, together with the large Bush tax cuts of 2001 and 2003 and the erosion of the minimal salary. ultimately, he demanding situations traditional causes for why many citizens appear to vote opposed to their very own fiscal pursuits, contending that working-class electorate haven't been lured into the Republican camp by means of "values matters" like abortion and homosexual marriage, as as a rule believed, yet that Republican presidents were remarkably profitable in timing source of revenue progress to cater to short-sighted voters.

Unequal Democracy is social technology at its best possible. It presents a deep and looking research of the political reasons and effects of America's turning out to be source of revenue hole, and a sobering evaluate of the skill of the yank political procedure to stay as much as its democratic ideals.

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Philosophy of the Social Sciences: Philosophical Theory and Scientific Practice

This quantity is a different contribution to the philosophy of the social sciences, offering the result of state-of-the-art philosophers' study along serious discussions via training social scientists. The publication is stimulated by means of the view that the philosophy of the social sciences can't forget about the explicit medical practices in keeping with which social clinical paintings is being performed, and that it'll be necessary provided that it evolves in consistent interplay with theoretical advancements within the social sciences. With its specific structure ensuring a real dialogue among philosophers and social scientists, this thought-provoking quantity extends the frontiers of the sphere. it's going to attract all students and scholars drawn to the interaction among philosophy and the social sciences.

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Le Suicide français d'Éric Zemmour (Fiche de lecture): Résumé complet et analyse détaillée de l'oeuvre (French Edition)

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Que faut-il retenir du Suicide français, essai controversé ? Retrouvez tout ce que vous devez savoir sur cette oeuvre dans une fiche de lecture complète et détaillée.

Vous trouverez notamment dans cette fiche :
* Des éclairages sur l. a. constitution et les idées développées dans l'essai
* Une examine des spécificités de l'oeuvre : Le général de Gaulle et los angeles position de l'homme dans l. a. société française, le droit-de-l'hommisme et le consumérisme comme facteurs de los angeles haine de soi, l. a. critique et l'historiographie

Une examine de référence pour comprendre rapidement le sens de l'oeuvre.

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Plébiscité tant par les passionnés de littérature que par les lycéens, LePetitLittéraire.fr est considéré comme une référence en matière d'analyse d'oeuvres classiques et contemporaines. Nos analyses, disponibles aux codecs papier et numérique, ont été conçues pour guider les lecteurs à travers toute los angeles littérature. Nos auteurs combinent théories, citations, anecdotes et commentaires pour vous faire découvrir et redécouvrir les plus grandes oeuvres littéraires.

LePetitLittéraire.fr est reconnu d'intérêt pédagogique par le ministère de l'Éducation.

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Sex, Bombs and Burgers: How War, Porn and Fast Food Created Technology as We Know It

By Peter Nowak

Struggle. quickly foodstuff. Pornography. Pervasive in our tradition, those 3 obsessions could appear to symbolize the worst characteristics of humankind. yet what have our lust, greed and rage pushed us to accomplish? during this magnificent and unique publication, Peter Nowak argues that almost all of the key technological advances of the final sixty years have stemmed from the trio of billion-dollar industries that cater to our basest impulses. From grasp movie to aerosols, electronic cameras to chilly drugs and GM meals to Google, some of the contraptions and conveniences we get pleasure from at the present time will be traced again to both the porn, army or speedy nutrients undefined. Nowak unearths such unforeseen hyperlinks as: -how the inventors of toys like Barbie and the Slinky perfected their creations with military-tech knowledge. -why "one colossal bounce for mankind" introduced us larger medical institution nutrients and stricter nutrition qc instructions. -how techniques within the adult-film might help us construct higher robot limbs.

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Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel

By Max Blumenthal

2014 Lannan beginning Cultural Freedom impressive ebook Award

In Goliath, New York Times bestselling writer Max Blumenthal takes us on a trip during the badlands and excessive roads of Israel-Palestine, portray a startling portrait of Israeli society lower than the siege of more and more authoritarian politics because the profession of the Palestinians deepens.

Beginning with the nationwide elections performed in the course of Israel's struggle on Gaza in 2008-09, which introduced into energy the country's such a lot right-wing executive up to now, Blumenthal tells the tale of Israel within the wake of the cave in of the Oslo peace process.

As Blumenthal unearths, Israel has develop into a rustic the place right-wing leaders like Avigdor Lieberman and Bibi Netanyahu are sacrificing democracy at the altar in their energy politics; the place the dependable competition mostly and passively stands apart and watches the equipped attack on civil liberties; the place state-funded Orthodox rabbis put up books that supply directions on how and whilst to kill Gentiles; the place 1/2 Jewish formative years claim their refusal to take a seat in a school room with an Arab; and the place mob violence pursuits Palestinians and African asylum seekers scapegoated through prime govt officers as "demographic threats."

Immersing himself like few different newshounds contained in the global of hardline political leaders and activities, Blumenthal interviews the demagogues and divas of their houses, within the Knesset, and within the watering holes the place their younger acolytes hang around, and speaks with these political leaders at the back of the geared up attack on civil liberties. As his trip deepens, he painstakingly reviews at the occupied Palestinians hard schemes of demographic separation via unarmed protest. He talks at size to the leaders and early life of Palestinian society inside of Israel now detailed by means of safety carrier dragnets and laws suppressing their speech, and offers in-depth reporting at the small band of Jewish Israeli dissidents who've shaken off a conformist approach that permeates the media, faculties, and the military.

Through his far-ranging travels, Blumenthal illuminates the current by means of uncovering the ghosts of the past—the histories of Palestinian neighborhoods and villages now long past and forgotten; how that background has set the level for the present problem of Israeli society; and the way the Holocaust has been became justification for occupation.

A courageous and unflinching account of the true proof at the flooring, Goliath is an unheard of and compelling paintings of journalism.

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