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The Actual and the RationalHegel and Objective Spirit

The Actual and the Rational: Hegel and Objective Spirit

Jean-Francois Kervegan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226023809
eISBN:
9780226023946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226023946.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book develops a non-metaphysical reading of Hegel’s work, and results from a lifelong investigation on his theory of the “objective spirit”. It entails four parts. The first part demonstrates ... More

Animal IntimaciesInterspecies Relatedness in India's Central Himalayas

Animal Intimacies: Interspecies Relatedness in India's Central Himalayas

Radhika Govindrajan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226559841
eISBN:
9780226560045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226560045.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

What does it mean to live a life that is knotted with other lives for better or worse? This ethnography of everyday multispecies relationships in the mountain villages of India’s Central Himalayan ... More

Animal Labor and Colonial Warfare

Animal Labor and Colonial Warfare

James L. Hevia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226562148
eISBN:
9780226562315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226562315.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Animal Labor and Colonial Warfare examines the use of camels, mules, and donkeys in British colonial campaigns of conquest and pacification, starting with the Second Afghan War and ending in the ... More

An Anthropology of the MachineTokyo's Commuter Train Network

An Anthropology of the Machine: Tokyo's Commuter Train Network

Michael Fisch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226558417
eISBN:
9780226558691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226558691.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Anthropology of the Machine: Tokyo’s Commuter Train Network is an exploration of collective life formed at the interstices of human and machine operation within one of the most complex and ... More

Becoming PoliticalSpinoza's Vital Republicanism and the Democratic Power of Judgment

Becoming Political: Spinoza's Vital Republicanism and the Democratic Power of Judgment

Christopher Skeaff

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226555478
eISBN:
9780226555508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226555508.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Becoming Political argues that a profoundly democratic conception of judgment is at the heart of Spinoza’s thought. By recuperating in Spinoza’s writings a “vital republicanism,” the book illuminates ... More

Before VoltaireThe French Origins of "Newtonian" Mechanics, 1680-1715

Before Voltaire: The French Origins of "Newtonian" Mechanics, 1680-1715

J.B. Shank

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226509297
eISBN:
9780226509327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509327.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

A pervasive understanding holds that the foundation of calculus-based mathematical physics was laid by Issac Newton in his epochal treatise Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica of 1687. In ... More

Beyond DebtIslamic Experiments in Global Finance

Beyond Debt: Islamic Experiments in Global Finance

Daromir Rudnyckyj

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226551920
eISBN:
9780226552118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226552118.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Recent economic crises have made the centrality of debt, and the instability it creates, increasingly apparent. This realization has led to calls for change—yet there is little popular awareness of ... More

Building the Prison StateRace and the Politics of Mass Incarceration

Building the Prison State: Race and the Politics of Mass Incarceration

Heather Schoenfeld

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226520964
eISBN:
9780226521152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226521152.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Building the Prison State is a new look at why the United States locks millions of people behind bars, in harsh conditions, with little opportunity to better themselves, for long periods of time. ... More

Bulls MarketsChicago's Basketball Business and the New Inequality

Bulls Markets: Chicago's Basketball Business and the New Inequality

Sean Dinces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226583211
eISBN:
9780226583358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226583358.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Bulls Markets offers a revised business history of the Chicago Bulls NBA franchise since the late 1970s, with a focus on the team's transition to a new arena, the United Center, in 1994. Journalists ... More

Cigarettes, Inc.An Intimate History of Corporate Imperialism

Cigarettes, Inc.: An Intimate History of Corporate Imperialism

Nan Enstad

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226533285
eISBN:
9780226533452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226533452.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Too often, notions of capitalist change rely on the myth of the willful entrepreneur from the global North who transforms the economy and delivers modernity—for good or ill—to the rest of the world. ... More

Cities in the Urban AgeA Dissent

Cities in the Urban Age: A Dissent

Robert A. Beauregard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226535241
eISBN:
9780226535418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226535418.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

In this self-proclaimed Urban Age, the city is touted as the source of economic prosperity, a nurturer or social and cultural diversity, and a place primed for democracy. Its fertile ground gives ... More

Climate in MotionScience, Empire, and the Problem of Scale

Climate in Motion: Science, Empire, and the Problem of Scale

Deborah R. Coen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226398822
eISBN:
9780226555027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226555027.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Today, predicting the impact of human activities on the earth’s climate hinges on tracking interactions among phenomena of radically different dimensions, from the molecular to the planetary. Climate ... More

The Congressional EndgameInterchamber Bargaining and Compromise

The Congressional Endgame: Interchamber Bargaining and Compromise

Josh M. Ryan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226582061
eISBN:
9780226582375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226582375.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In bicameral legislatures like Congress, the two chambers must reach agreement before a bill is enacted into law, a process that is often chaotic and contentious. In The Congressional End Game: ... More

Conversionary SitesTransforming Medical Aid and Global Christianity from Madagascar to Minnesota

Conversionary Sites: Transforming Medical Aid and Global Christianity from Madagascar to Minnesota

Britt Halvorson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226557120
eISBN:
9780226557434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226557434.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

American Lutherans have had a longstanding foreign involvement with Madagascar through pre-colonial evangelical missions that began on the island in 1888 and continued for over a century. This book ... More

Culture and the Course of Human Evolution

Culture and the Course of Human Evolution

Gary Tomlinson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226548494
eISBN:
9780226548661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226548661.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The story of the emergence of modern humanity needs to take account of cultural and biological evolution, as well as the interaction of the two; it must describe a biocultural evolution. Culture and ... More

Currency StatecraftMonetary Rivalry and Geopolitical Ambition

Currency Statecraft: Monetary Rivalry and Geopolitical Ambition

Benjamin J. Cohen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226587691
eISBN:
9780226587868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226587868.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What is the role of currency statecraft in world politics? When a national money gains international appeal, the power resources of the issuing country are augmented. Currency statecraft is about ... More

Do You See Ice?Inuit and Americans at Home and Away

Do You See Ice?: Inuit and Americans at Home and Away

Karen Routledge

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226580135
eISBN:
9780226580272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226580272.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The Arctic has long been categorized by outsiders as a difficult place: bleak, cold, icy, barren. Adjectives like these settled over the Arctic in the mid-nineteenth century. They continue to shape ... More

Dreamers, Visionaries, and Revolutionaries in the Life Sciences

Dreamers, Visionaries, and Revolutionaries in the Life Sciences

Oren Harman and Michael R. Dietrich (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226569871
eISBN:
9780226570075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226570075.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Dreamers, Visionaries, and Revolutionaries in the Life Sciences explores biologists who had grand ideas that went beyond the “run of the mill” science of their peers. Each of the eighteen figures ... More

The Economics of Poverty Traps

The Economics of Poverty Traps

Christopher B. Barrett, Michael R. Carter, and Jean-Paul Chavas (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226574301
eISBN:
9780226574448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226574448.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

While the world has seen much progress in economic growth and poverty reduction over the last few decades, the persistence of extreme poverty and its increased concentration in specific places has ... More

The Emotions of Protest

The Emotions of Protest

James M. Jasper

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226561646
eISBN:
9780226561813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226561813.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Emotions permeate all aspects of protest, just as they do all human action. Most scholars acknowledge this, but have done little to incorporate feelings into their explanations. This book ... More

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