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Year of Foundation: 1989 and 1993
ISBN: (963) 7911, 8384, 379
Publication of both contemporary and classic literary works is one of the most important areas at the Osiris Press. Besides this, the press also aims to establish a name for itself on the domestic book market in the areas of literary criticism and linguistics, philosophy, theology, religious and more general history, political science, sociology, anthropology, economics, psychology, pedagogy and law. The Osiris profile is represented in large part by several book series. The Osiris Library features a range of writers including: Nándor Gion, Gyula Illyés, Ervin Lázár, Erzsébet Galgóczy, Iván Mándy, Miklós Mészöly, Vilmos Voigt and Ferenc Mérei from Hungary, and foreign authors: Descartes, Barthes, Kierkegaard, Spinoza, Bultmann, Tillich, Eliade and Chomsky. The Osiris Classics feature works from the greats of Hungarian classical literature: Ady, Babits, Attila József, Kosztolányi, Ágnes Nemes Nagy, Pilinszky, etc. The Golden Central Europe series presents the best of contemporary literature from around the region: from Hostovsky to Milosz and Pekic. The Europica Varietas series deals mainly with the history and culture of European peoples, while the Horror Metaphysicae series presents selections from the latest trends in modern philosophy. The press also publishes an Osiris Textbooks series.