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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

Nietzsche as Philosopher

By: Danto, Arthur C.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1980

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2286018

ISBN: 0231050534

Condition: Very Good


5th printing. Faintly rubbed. 1980 Trade Paperback. CONTENTS: Philosophical Nihilism, Art and Irrationality, Perspectivism, Philosophical Psychology, Moralities, Religious Psychology, Ubermensch and Eternal Recurrence, The Will-to-Power. View more info

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Sartre Explained: From Bad Faith to Authenticity

By: Detmer, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Open Court: 2008

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2279264

ISBN: 081269631X

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. An exceptional copy. 2008 Trade Paperback. Jean-Paul Sartre is perhaps the most famous of the existentialists, and by far the most famous philosopher of the post-war era. Sartre was a highly prolific writer and thinker, and delving into his novels, plays, stories, essays, and memoirs can be challenging. Most books on Sartre focus on only one sphere of his astounding intellect — either his philosophical treatises or his forays into fiction. Enter Sartre Ex... View more info

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Crime and Punishment (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Dostoevsky, Feodor [Fyodor]; Coulson, Jessie

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1975

Seller ID: 2285605

Condition: Near Fine


1975 Full-Leather. 552 pp. 8vo. Original dark grey full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated by Jessie Coulson. 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 whose moral compass goes haywire, a... View more info

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Crime and Punishment

By: Dostoevsky, Fyodor; Garnett, Constance

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2011

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2280928

ISBN: 1435131827

Condition: Near Fine


2011 Full-Leather. 551, [3] pp. 8vo. Original maroon full leather, gilt titles and decorations, ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett. Cover art by Jessica Hische, cover design by Jo Obarowski, book design by Patrice Kaplan, marbled pattern by Cockerell. 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... 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 (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books, ML 199)

By: Dostoyevsky, Fyodor [Dostoevsky]; Garnett, Constance; Simmons, Ernest J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1950

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2285432

Condition: Good


Front hinge repaired, top corner of front endpaper clipped, jacket lightly rubbed and toned with minimal loss from corners. 1950 Hard Cover. xix, [1], 531, [1] pp. 8-page terminal publisher ad. Translated from the original Russian by Constance Garnett, with an introduction by Ernest J. Simmons. Jacket art by Paul Galdone. 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 ... View more info

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Crime & Punishment

By: Dostoyevsky, Fyodor; Garnett, Constance

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1938

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2283687

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase and Sandglass insert Number 6BR. Sandglass a bit toned, two tiny surface tears on rear slipcase panel. 1938 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 484 pp. Tall 8vo. Translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett. Beautiful wood engravings by Fritz Eichenberg. Original red cloth gilt titles and design. A desperate young man plans the perfect crime—the murder of a despicable pawnbroker, an old women no one loves and no o... 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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The Basic Problems of Phenomenology (Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy)

By: Heidegger, Martin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Indiana: 1988

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2279601

ISBN: 025320478X

Condition: Very Good


Light creasing to spine. 1988 Trade Paperback. A lecture course that Martin Heidegger gave in 1927, The Basic Problems of Phenomenology continues and extends explorations begun in Being and Time. In this text, Heidegger provides the general outline of his thinking about the fundamental problems of philosophy, which he treats by means of phenomenology, and which he defines and explains as the basic problem of ontology. View more info

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History of the Concept of Time: Prolegomena (Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy)

By: Heidegger, Martin; Kisiel, Theodore

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 2279556

ISBN: 0253207177

Condition: Good


Multiple creases to wrappers, spine creased, minor sticker remains on rear wrapper. 1992 Trade Paperback. xiv, 329 pp. Translated by Theodore Kisiel. Heidegger's lecture course at the University of Marburg in the summer of 1925, an early version of Being and Time (1927), offers a unique glimpse into the motivations that prompted the writing of this great philosopher's master work and the presuppositions that gave shape to it. The book embarks upon a provisional descripti... View more info

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Works of Love

By: Kierkegaard, Soren; Swenson, David F. & Lillian Marvin; Steer, Douglas V.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1949

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2283773

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Edges slightly toned, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1949 Hard Cover. xiv, 317, [5] pp. 8vo. Translated from the Danish by David F. & Lillian Marvin Swenson, with an introduction by Douglas V. Steere. Kierkegaard elaborates on the Christian concept of agape (divine love), and uses it and his existential approach to examine what it is to be Christian. View more info

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The Birth of Tragedy and The Genealogy of Morals

By: Nietzsche, Friedrich; Golffing, Francis (Translator)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Anchor Books: 1956

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2285160

ISBN: 0385092105

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1956 Trade Paperback. 299 pp. Nietzsche's first and last book collected in one volume. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (October 15, 1844 – August 25, 1900) was a 19th-century German philosopher and classical philologist. He wrote critical texts on religion, morality, contemporary culture, philosophy and science, displaying a fondness for metaphor, irony and aphorism. View more info

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Heidegger's Being and Time: Critical Essays

By: Polt, Richard

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield: 2005

Seller ID: 2279261

ISBN: 0742542416

Condition: Very Good


Faint edge wear. 2005 Trade Paperback. Heidegger's Being and Time: Critical Essays provides a variety of recent studies of Heidegger's most important work. Twelve prominent scholars, representing diverse nationalities, generations, and interpretive approaches deal with general methodological and ontological questions, particular issues in Heidegger's text, and the relation between Being and Time and Heidegger's later thought. All of the essays presented in this volume we... 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 War Diaries: November 1939 - March 1940

By: Sartre, Jean-Paul

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Pantheon: 1986

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2283227

ISBN: 0394744225

Condition: Very Good


Faintly rubbed. 1986 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Diaries recount Sartre's experiences as a mobilized reservist and express his feelings about philosophy, literary criticism, and the politics of the time. 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