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Eine gebrochene Frau

By: Beauvoir, Simone de; Hengst, Ulla (Translator)

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Rowohlt: 1972

Seller ID: 1523123

ISBN: 3499114895

Condition: Good


German text. 1972 printing. Wrappers rubbed, stain to top corner of page ridges (does not affect text), small tear on p. 36 (text still legible). 185 pp. German text. English title: The Woman Destroyed. A German translation of the work by the famous French existentialist writer and feminist advocate. View more info

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The Plague (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books ML 109)

By: Camus, Albert; Gilbert, Stuart

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1961

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2204644

Condition: Very Good


First thus (stated, $1.95 jacket price, 405 titles on verso). Copyright states 1948, but this edition was first released in 1961. Jacket edges rubbed, ink owner stamp on page base. 278, [2] pp. 8vo. The Nobel prize-winning Albert Camus, who died in 1960, could not have known how grimly current his existentialist novel of epidemic and death would remain. Set in Algeria, in northern Africa, The Plague is a powerful study of human life and its meaning in the face of a deadl... View more info

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The Plague (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books ML 109)

By: Camus, Albert; Gilbert, Stuart

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1961

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2172732

Condition: Very Good


First thus (stated, $1.95 jacket price, 405 titles on verso). Copyright states 1948, but this edition was first released in 1961. Jacket edges heavily rubbed, jacket toned, titles crossed out with pencil on verso.Good. 278, [2] pp. 8vo. The Nobel prize-winning Albert Camus, who died in 1960, could not have known how grimly current his existentialist novel of epidemic and death would remain. Set in Algeria, in northern Africa, The Plague is a powerful study of human life ... View more info

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Sartre as Biographer

By: Collins, Douglas

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1923409

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Includes original jacket, lightly word on front.Very Good. 1980 Hard Cover. 220 pp. Since 1945 Sartre has devoted more pages to biography than to any other genre or subject. In this perceptive book, Douglas Collins analyzes Sartre's biographical enterprise, its place in his thought and development, and shows us much about Sartre and about biography in the 20th century. He examines Sartre's sources and locates his biographies in the history of ideas, discus... View more info

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Crime & Punishment (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Dostoevsky, Fyodor; Garnett, Constance; Irving, Laurence

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Seller ID: 2275779

Condition: Near Fine


Minor scuffs along edges, blank publisher's bookplate laid in. 1980 Full-Leather. 484 pp. 8vo. Original black full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Fritz Eichenberg. Mired in poverty, the student Raskolnikov nevertheless thinks well of himself. Of his pawnbroker he takes a different view, and in deciding to do away with her he sets in motion his own tragic downfall. Dostoyevsky's penetrat... View more info

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Crime and Punishment (Illustrated Modern Library)

By: Dostoyevsky, Fyodor [Dostoevsky]; Garnett, Constance

Price: $20.00

Publisher: H. Wolff / A.S. Barnes & Co. Inc. / The Illustrated Modern Library: 1945

Seller ID: 2276962

Condition: Very Good


Lacks acetate jacket and slipcase. Spine faded with a few small spots. 1945 Hard Cover. 531, [5] pp. 8vo. Translated from the original Russian by Constance Garnett, with color and black-and-white plates by Philip Reisman. Mired in poverty, the student Raskolnikov nevertheless thinks well of himself. Of his pawnbroker he takes a different view, and in deciding to do away with her he sets in motion his own tragic downfall. Dostoyevsky's penetrating novel of an intellectual... View more info

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The Unknown Distance: From Consciousness to Conscience, Goethe to Camus

By: Engelberg, Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1950821

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Includes original jacket. Jacket faintly toned.Near Fine. 1972 Hard Cover. xviii, 288 pp. 8vo. Edward Engelberg argues that Conscience and Consciousness have slowly drifted apart from their once nearly identical meanings: inward knowledge of oneself. This process of separation, he shows, reached a critical point in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the age of dualisms. Tracing the evolution of the severance of Conscience from Consciousness, he ... View more info

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For Self-Examination / Judge for Yourselves : Kierkegaard's Writings, Vol 21

By: Kierkegaard, Soren

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Princeton: 1991

Seller ID: 2204542

Condition: Very Good


Highlighting to Part 1 only. 1991 Trade Paperback. For Self-Examination and its companion piece Judge for Yourself! are the culmination of Søren Kierkegaard's second authorship, which followed his Concluding Unscientific Postscript. Among the simplest and most readily comprehended of Kierkegaard's books, the two works are part of the signed direct communications, as distinguished from his earlier pseudonymous writings. The lucidity and pithiness, and the earnestness... View more info

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Thus Spoke Zarathustra (Selections) / Also sprach Zarathustra (Auswahl): A Dual-Language Book

By: Nietzsche, Friedrich

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Dover: 2004

Seller ID: 2266111

ISBN: 0486437116

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 2004 Trade Paperback. The most popular of Friedrich Nietzsche's works, Thus Spoke Zarathustra ranks among the most remarkable feats of German literature. A symphony of language, it abounds in every kind of wordplay and an intricate network of leitmotifs. This dual-language edition features one third of Nietzsche's work, keeping the most famous concepts intact and encompassing a variety of moods and modes as well as the author's full linguistic scope. View more info

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The War Diaries of Jean-Paul Sartre, November 1939 - March 1940

By: Sartre, Jean-Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books: 1984

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2196179

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Top left rear corner bumped.General light wear to jacket, jacket spine edges rubbed, top left rear corner bumped. 1984 Hard Cover. xix, 366 pp. Here is Sartre as a young man, vulnerable as every recruit must be, yet ever perceptive and incisive in describing the world he now sees from a very different vantage point. Here are both the daily experiences of this crucial period and the first formulations of the ideas that were to dominate his life. Fi... View more info

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The Promise of Buber (The Promise of Theology Series)

By: Streiker, Lowell; Marty, Martin E.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company: 1969

Seller ID: 1519080

Condition: Very Good


Minor ink marks, jacket rubbed.Good. 1969 Hard Cover. 92 pp. Streiker examines the 'I-Thou' relationship between man as man, its reduction in the face of modernity, and explores the significance of Buber's thought. View more info

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Altarity

By: Taylor, Mark P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2201453

ISBN: 0226791386

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing. Spine faintly creased. 1987 Trade Paperback. xxxiv, 371 pp. Readers familiar with Mark C. Taylor's previous writing will immediately recognize Altarity as a remarkable synthetic project. This work combines the analytic depth and detail of Taylor's earlier studies of Kierkegaard and Hegel with the philosophical and theological scope of his highly acclaimed Erring. In Altarity, Taylor develops a genealogy of otherness and difference that is ... View more info

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Albert Camus: A Study of His Work

By: Thody, Philip

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Grove Press Inc.: 1959

Seller ID: 1297320

Condition: Good


Staining to front hinge, ink note on front flyleaf. 1959 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 155 pp. Albert Camus' life was cut short by a tragic automobile accident at the height of his creative career. Only 46 at the time of his death, he had already been awarded the Nobel Prize for literature, and his position as one of the major prose writers of the twentieth century had been assured. No contemporary writer had more acutely analyzed the cri... View more info

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Kierkegaard and Radical Discipleship: A New Perspective

By: [Kierkegaard]; Eller, Vernard

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1968

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200536

Condition: Very Good


First thus. Inscribed & signed by author in pencil on front endpaper ('May you enjoy and learn from both Kierkegaard and the Brethren, Vernard Eller, Fresno '73). Ink name & year ('73) on front endpaper, jacket price clipped, jacket spine faded. 1968 Hard Cover. xii, 445 pp. 8 5/8 x 5 7/8. 8vo. A reissue of Eller's first book, originally published in 1964 as A Protestant's Protestant: Kierkegaard from a New Perspective. Until recently, most scholarship has insisted on se... View more info