What Is Enlightenment? by Samuel Fleischacker

What Is Enlightenment? by Samuel Fleischacker In this text, Samuel Fleischacker first explains and assesses Kant's philosophy of Enlightenment. He then considers critics of Kant's views - from Burke and Hegel to Horkheimer and Adorno - and figures he regards as having extended Kant's notion of Enlightenment,...

Outlaws of the Atlantic by Marcus Rediker

Outlaws of the Atlantic: Sailors, Pirates, and Motley Crews in the Age of Sail by Marcus Rediker This maritime history "from below" exposes the history-making power of common sailors, slaves, pirates, and other outlaws at sea in the era of the tall ship. In Outlaws of the Atlantic,...

Metronome by Lorànt Deutsch

Metronome: A History of Paris from the Underground Up by Lorànt Deutsch Did you know that the last Gallic warriors massacred by the Romans lie beneath the Eiffel Tower? That the remains of Paris's first cathedral are under a parking lot in the Fifth District? Metronome follows...

The Secret Life of Uri Geller by Jonathan Margolis

The Secret Life of Uri Geller: CIA Masterspy? by Jonathan Margolis New Biography Shows Celebrity Spoon Bender, Uri Geller, Secretly Worked for U.S. Intelligence Agencies This authorized biography of Uri Geller tells his life story and explores recent claims about his clandestine work with the CIA and the...

The Anti-Education Era by James Paul Gee

The Anti-Education Era: Creating Smarter Students through Digital Learning by James Paul Gee One of the first champions of the positive effects of gaming reveals the dark side of today's digital and social media Today's schools are eager to use the latest technology in the classroom, but rather...