Gegensatz Press

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"Gegensatz," pronounced "GAY-gun-ZAHTS," is German for "opposition" or "alternative state of affairs."

Eric v.d. Luft, Ph.D., M.L.S., a professional scholar, educator, librarian, and philosopher, founded Gegensatz Press in 1996 to bring durable, high-quality nonfiction works to the public in a way that is (1) hassle-free for the author, (2) economical for the buyer, (3) preservation-conscious for the librarian, and (4) edifying for the reader.

In 2004 Gegensatz Press published its first full-length book, God, Evil, and Ethics: A Primer in the Philosophy of Religion. A sturdy Smyth-sewn paperback costing only $14.95, we intend it to compete with many higher-priced anthologies and introductions to the philosophy of religion. We believe that its content and organization are equal or superior to any of them.

Gegensatz Press publishes philosophy, general nonfiction, popular culture, poetry, humor, and games.

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The Organs of the Brain: a farce in three acts, translated by Eric v.d. Luft, with an introduction, an essay, and an extensive bibliography of the first decade of phrenology
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,830. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Plays » European / German, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A rollicking contemporary satire of the phrenology of Franz Joseph Gall, with the most extensive bibliography of the first decade of phrenology yet published.
The Broken Jug: A Dramatic Comedy About Thwarted Rape
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,330. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Plays » European / German, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A new translation of the only comedy by one of the most important German Romantics.


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