University of Illinois Press Textbooks


Medicine and Slavery: The Diseases and Health Care of Blacks in Antebellum Virginia

Medicine and Slavery: The Diseases and Health Care of Blacks in Antebellum Virginia

  • by Todd L. Savitt
  • ISBN: 025200874X
  • ISBN-13: 9780252008740
A detailed analysis of the occurrence of disease and the quality of medical care in antebellum Virginia focuses on the treatment of Black slaves and freemen

Religion and Sexuality: The Shakers, the Mormons and the Oneida Community

Religion and Sexuality: The Shakers, the Mormons and the Oneida Community

  • by Lawrence Foster
  • ISBN: 0252011198
  • ISBN-13: 9780252011191

Scientific Literacy and the Myth of the Scientific Method

Scientific Literacy and the Myth of the Scientific Method

  • by Henry H. Bauer
  • ISBN: 0252064364
  • ISBN-13: 9780252064364
Why and to what extent should society know about science? This book will help readers come to an informed understanding about the place of science and technology in today's world.

Science and Social Inequality: Feminist and Postcolonial Issues

Science and Social Inequality: Feminist and Postcolonial Issues

  • by Sandra Harding, Anne Fausto-Sterling (Editor), Evelynn M. Hammonds (Editor), Fausto - Sterling (Ed.) Hammonds (Ed.)
  • ISBN: 0252073045
  • ISBN-13: 9780252073045
Rethinking the ways modern science encodes destructive political philosophies

Abel Ferrara

Abel Ferrara

  • by Nicole Brenez, Adrian Martin (Translator)
  • ISBN: 0252074114
  • ISBN-13: 9780252074110
Understanding Abel Ferrara as one of the most important and overlooked filmmakers of our time

The Use of Social Science Data in Supreme Court Decisions

The Use of Social Science Data in Supreme Court Decisions

  • by Rosemary J Erickson, Rita J Simon
  • ISBN: 0252066618
  • ISBN-13: 9780252066610
The cultures of law and social science differ markedly as to the kinds of truth they pursue.

The Pre-Platonic Philosophers

The Pre-Platonic Philosophers

  • by Friedrich Nietzsche, Gregory Whitlock (Translator)
  • ISBN: 0252074033
  • ISBN-13: 9780252074035
supplies English-language readers with a crucial missing link in Nietzsche's development by reproducing the text of a lecture series delivered by the young philosopher (then a philologist) at the University of Basel between 1872 and 1876.

Pragmatism and Religion: Classical Sources and Original Essays

Pragmatism and Religion: Classical Sources and Original Essays

  • by Stuart E. Rosenbaum (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0252071220
  • ISBN-13: 9780252071225
American pragmatism is fertile soil for new growth in Western religious thought.

Midwestern Landscape Architecture

Midwestern Landscape Architecture

  • by William H. Tishler (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0252072146
  • ISBN-13: 9780252072147
This volume also details the contributions of crusaders for ecological awareness and for an appreciation of the region's natural heritage.

Stupidity

Stupidity

  • by Avital Ronell
  • ISBN: 0252071271
  • ISBN-13: 9780252071270
Ronell confronts the philosophical, psychological, and political effects of stupidity through readings of a host of writers---Dostoyevsky, Heidegger, Kant, Deleuze, Arendt, and Paul de Man.

 

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