Art And Fear
This book compares the influence of the Nazi past in contemporary German and Austrian politics.
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
published : 2005
Writing under the pseudonym of Johannes de silentio, Kierkegaard uses the form of a dialectical lyric to present his conception of faith. Abraham is portrayed as a great man, who chose to sacrifice his son, Isaac, in the face of conflicting expectations and in defiance of any conceivable ethical standard. The infamous and controversial 'teleological...
Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
published : 1985
For many commentators, September 11 inaugurated a new era of fear. But as Corey Robin shows in his unsettling tour of the Western imagination, fear has shaped our politics and culture since time immemorial. From the Garden of Eden to today's headlines, Robin traces our growing fascination with political danger and disaster. As our faith in positive...
Publisher : Oxford University Press
published : 2004
An NYRB Classics Original Winner of the Scott Moncrieff Prize for Translation 1915: Jean Dartemont heads off to the Great War, an eager conscript. The only thing he fears is missing the action. Soon, however, the vaunted ?war to end all wars? seems like a war that will never end: whether mired in the trenches or going over the top, Jean finds...
Publisher : New York Review Books
published : 2014
The perfect books for the true book lover, Penguin's Great Ideas series features twelve more groundbreaking works by some of history's most prodigious thinkers. Each volume is beautifully packaged with a unique type-driven design that highlights the bookmaker's art. Offering great literature in great packages at great prices, this series is ideal for...
Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
published : 2006
It's been one year since all the adults disappeared. Gone. Despite the hunger, despite the lies, even despite the plague, the kids of Perdido Beach are determined to survive. Creeping into the tenuous new world they've built, though, is the worst incarnation yet of the enemy known as the Darkness: fear. Within the FAYZ, life breaks down while the...
Publisher : HarperCollins
published : 2012
Academics, artists and critics focus on specific practices and broader contexts for cultural production, highlighting the work of artists in the former Soviet and East European bloc and in the West. The collection reveals that some practices have not changed, and that in a world of globalized consumption, art and theory are not as liberated as first...
Publisher : Intellect Books Ltd
published : 2008
A journey through what makes human beings afraid, into a new relationship with our fears In Fear: Understanding and Accepting the Insecurities of Life, Osho takes the reader step by step over the range of what makes human beings afraid?from the reflexive "fight or flight" response to physical danger to the rational and irrational fears of the mind...
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
published : 2012