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Decolonial Ecology Thinking from the Caribbean World

Malcom Ferdinand “Malcom Ferdinand brilliantly breaks away from the spider web of canonical ecological narratives and arguments. The wrongdoing of modernity is diagnosed from the decolonial Caribbean experience of coloniality. Decolonial Ecology reveals – through the power of storytelling – that the sacralization of reason, statistics, and mega-data has prevented us from realizing that ecological and colonial problems cannot be solved within the blindness of the Western modernity that created the problems.” Walter D. Mignolo, author of The Politics of Decolonial Investigations

PB 9781509546237 | £17.99 | November 2021

The Summer of Theory History of a Rebellion, 1960–1990

Philipp Felsch “A vivid, wry portrait of West Germany in the 1960s and ‘70s, when terrorists in their prison cells requested the complete works of Hegel, when train stations sold copies of Adorno and Habermas, when members of anticapitalist cells rolled up their sleeves to do the dirty work of theory, and when reading was a more intense experience than drugs, sex, and rock n’ roll. Philipp Felsch has an unerring eye for where the earnest meets the absurd, and his account of the strange passion for theory is unforgettable.” Lorraine Daston, Director Emerita, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin

HB 9781509539857 | £25.00 | October 2021

Affluence and Freedom An Environmental History of Political Ideas

Pierre Charbonnier “Because he speaks the language of political philosophy and not that of environmentalism, Charbonnier manages, paradoxically, to bring questions of the material conditions of existence much closer to what those who pursue the modern ideals of freedom and prosperity need in order to realize them. He might succeed in rendering political ecology mainstream.” Bruno Latour, Sciences Po, Paris

PB 9781509543724 | £19.99 | July 2021

Philosophy and Sociology 1960

Theodor W. Adorno In this series of lectures from 1960, Adorno addresses the relationship between the two disciplines of philosophy and sociology and attempts to dispel the common presumption that their fields of interest and methodology were incompatible. By focusing on the problem of truth, Adorno seeks to show that philosophy and sociology share much more in common than many of their practitioners are inclined to assume.

PB 9780745679426 | £18.99 | December 2021

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