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The Criticism of Religion in German Thought from the 17th to the 20th Century (La critique de la religion dans la pensée allemande du XVIIIe au XXe siècle)

This book offers an anthology of text by some of the foremost German thinkers, focusing on the religious question under in all its aspects. These extracts highlight the opinion of the German philosophical tradition since the end of the 17th century, including the German Enlightenment, Romanticism, Historicism and the absolute Idealism up to Feuerbach, Marx […]

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History of Rhetoric: From the Greeks to Today (Histoire de la Rhétorique: Des Grecs à nos jours)

  This edited work, under the direction of Michel Meyer, is a history of rhetoric from antiquity to modern times. It could have been done from a linguistic, literary, political or even religious perspecitve. Indeed, all these disciplines mingle with one another according to each era, with a rationality that went unnoticed up to now, […]

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A Brief Philosophical Glossary of Anarchism (Petit lexique philosophique de l’anarchisme)

PHILOSOPHY The philosophical tradition has only kept a few names from anarchism, all set forever in the 19th century and very far from the present. With this glossary, Daniel Colson wishes, for the first time ever, to restore anarchistic thought with all its complexity and its philosophical dignity. In order to stress the conceptual coherency […]

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The Essential Works in Political Philosophy (Les Grandes oeuvres politiques)

PHILOSOPHY Updated edition. This work presents to students, teachers, and, more generally, to everyone who wishes to get acquainted with political concepts, a complete study of the foundational works of political philosophy. By analyzing more than forty titles — antique, medieval, and, merely, modern and contemporary, from Protagoras to Foucault and Habermas but also Aristote, […]

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Symbols of the Gospels: Christ as a Physician and a Thaumaturge (Symboles des Évangiles «Le Christ médecin et thaumaturge»)

By looking at the Christians sarcophagus of the first centuries or the paintings which adorned the tombs, one may wonder why the miracles by the Christ are so often depicted. Only the reading of authors who commented upon the Gospels during the first centuries can enlighten us about the meaning the Ancients gave them. The […]

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Forests of Symbols: Christian Initiation and the Bible (L’Initiation chrétienne et la Bible. Des Forêts de symboles)

  In a time when there were neither catechisms nor faculties of theology, how were believers taught? The reading and explanation of the Bible was everything. The whole Scriptures, or almost all of them, were likely read for their symbolic meaning endowed with a spiritual message. From this, a lavish literature was born, where imagination […]

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Secrets about Pregnancy (Confidences sur la grossesse)

Are you expecting? Congratulations! First secret of this book: yes, being pregnant is the most wonderful thing in the world, but it also means lots of surprises! You‘ve realized it, haven‘t you? Have thousands of questions? How lucky, you just need to ask. How do I choose my maternity hospital? How to involve my loved […]

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Photography (La photographie)

The essentials of photography from one of the most famous French photographers. Contrary to most handbooks on photography, this text by Edouard Boubat is a clear and methodical presentation of processes and techniques, but also the creed of a great artist, a sensitive approach to translating into a familiar language the love of perfect images. […]

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A Historical Dictionary of Magic and Occult Sciences (Dictionnaire historique de la magie et des sciences occultes)

Magic, alchemy, divinatory arts, astrology, demonology, bewitchment, fetishisms, cabbalas, witchcrafts, superstitions, and many other so-called occult sciences are discussed in this informative tome, including their history, their practices, their main instigators, their victims, too. About fifty scholars and researchers accepted the challenge. For the first time, from a historical and ethnological point of view, and […]

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The State and Culture in 20th Century France (L’Etat et la culture en France au XXe siecle)

HISTORY The strong implication of State in these cultural fields is often shown as a French peculiarity. For one decade, the set of themes of the “cultural State” is feeding in many ways a critic of the cultural policy. The 20th century shows a growing intervention of the authorities. Philippe Poirrier insists on the fact […]

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