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Philosophy Today, Winter 1973, Vol. 17, No.4/4

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Messenger Press: 1973

Seller ID: 2289475

Condition: Good


Wrappers loose but included, a few light stains and spots on wrappers, wrappers lightly toned and lightly creased. 1973 Stapled Binding. Philosophy Today, Winter 1973, Vol. 17, No.4/4. CONTENTS: Maurice Merleau-Ponty, by Robert F. Lechner; The Formation of Merleau-Ponty's Philosophy, by Robert M. Friedman; Merleau-Ponty and the Spirit of Painting, by James Gordon Place; Selected Bibliography on Art and Aesthetics in Merleau-Ponty, by Francois H. Lapointe; Merleau-Ponty and the Husserlian Reductions, by Raymond J. Devettere; For-itself and In-itself in Sartre and Merleau-Ponty, by John M. Morel... View more info

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The Review of Metaphysics, Volume XIX, No. 3, Issue No. 75, March 1966

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philosophical Education Society, Inc.: 1966

Seller ID: 2289477

Condition: Good


Binding starting to loosen, wrappers and page edges stained, wrappers lightly toned. 1966 Soft Cover. The Review of Metaphysics, Volume XIX, No. 3, Issue No. 75, March 1966. A philosophical quarterly. CONTENTS: Articles: George Santayana, The Unity and Beauty of the World, Introduction, by Paul Grimley Kuntz; Alvin Plantinga: Induction and Other Minds. Critical Studies: Twentieth Century Philosophers: Stephen A. Erickson, Martin Heidegger; Richard Schmitt, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, I; Peter Achinstein, Rudolf Carnap, I. Discussions: Merold Westphal, Temporality and Finitism in Hartshorne's Theism... View more info

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Far-Eastern Proverbs

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Peter Pauper Press: 1977

Seller ID: 2270173

Condition: Near Fine


Top edge of jacket front previously mended with tape, front jacket flap clipped, jacket spine very faintly toned. 1977 Hard Cover. 62 pp. Far-Eastern proverbs covering a range of topics including: advice, business, caution, children, contention, education, friendship, honor, house, inclination, justice, labor, learning, opportunity, riches and poverty, satisfaction, sin, speech and silence, strength and power, time, virtue and piety. View more info

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The Path of Peace: or; A Practical Guide to Duty and Happiness.

By: Abbott, John S.C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Crocker & Brewster: 1836

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262521

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards a bit soiled, pages foxed throughout. 1836 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 192 pp. 12mo. Green cloth with elaborate blind-stamped design. Includes hand-colored engraved frontispiece of a man, his two daughters, and his wife before a fireplace. An analysis of moral culture and how it relates to the family, the church, and one's neighbors. Abbott made sure to disabuse us all of a misapprehension of happiness by entitling the first chapter Merriment is Not Happiness. View more info

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How to Think About War and Peace

By: Adler, Mortimer J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1944

Seller ID: 2199256

Condition: Good


Pages heavily toned. Jacket edges rubbed, a few small tears to jacket, jacket toned. 1944 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxiii, 307 pp. Mortimer Adler writes in his introduction: In thinking about war and peace, as in thinking about other basic practical problems, the man who brings general ideas and principles to bear upon particular problems and formulations has a unique advantage. He can make effective contact with the concrete and the immediate without losing a dispassionate vision of the universal and the timeless. He can exercise that critical detachment necess... View more info

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Reforming Education: The Opening of the American Mind

By: Adler, Mortimer J.; Van Doren, Geraldine

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Collier Books: 1990

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2276231

ISBN: 0020301758

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Minor crease to bottom corner of front wrapper, spine head lightly bumped. 1990 Trade Paperback. xxxiii, 362 pp. Spanning the breadth of his career, from 1939 to 1989, this book is the response from Mortimer J. Adler to the question What can be done about American education? For Adler the best education is one that offers the best education possible for all. View more info

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After-Dinner Freud Cards

By: Aguayo, Joseph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking: 1995

Seller ID: 2297557

ISBN: 0670863254

Condition: Near Fine


Includes box and all cards. Box corners lightly bumped. 1995 Unbound. Includes box and all cards. One hundred parlor cards with questions and answers to stimulate the mind and provoke lively conversation. Rediscover the wit and wisdom of Freud. Did Freud have an active sex life? What is the Super-Ego? What did Freud think of jokes? From the essential to the esoteric, the fundamental to the fascinating, After-Dinner Freud offers endless challenges and delights. View more info

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Parecon: Life After Capitalism

By: Albert, Michael

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Verso: 2004

Seller ID: 2199123

ISBN: 184467505X

Condition: Very Good


Light rubbing to wrappers. 2004 Trade Paperback. ‘What do you want?’ is a constant query put to economic and globalization activists decrying current poverty, alienation and degradation. In this highly praised new work, destined to attract worldwide attention and support, Michael Albert provides an answer: Participatory Economics, ‘Parecon’ for short, a new economy, an alternative to capitalism, built on familiar values including solidarity, equity, diversity and people democratically controlling their own lives, but utilizing original institutions fully described and defended in the b... View more info

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My Son's Manual, Comprising A Summary View of the Studies, Acomplishments, and Principles of Conduct, Best Suited for Promoting Respectability and Success in Life

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: D. Appleton & Co.: 1838

Seller ID: 2290915

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed, spine sunned, pages foxed throughout, ink & pencil marks on endpapers (text unmarked). 1838 Small Hard Cover. vi, [7]-288 pp. 16mo. A book from the early 19th century meant as a guide to lead the boy into manhood. Includes sections on: Classical learning, industry, The Imagination and the Importance of its proper regulation, A good heart necessary to enjoy the beauties of nature, Filial love, Fraternal love, The want of Decision of Character, On Buffoonery in Conversation, etc. View more info

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An Introduction to Wittgenstein's Tractatus

By: Anscombe, G.E.M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harper Torchbooks: 1965

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2287884

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Faint edge wear. 1965 Trade Paperback. The famous British philosopher takes us on a tour of Wittgenstein's challenging Tractatus. View more info

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Introduction to Saint Thomas Aquinas (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books, ML 259)

By: Aquinas, Saint Thomas; Pegis, Anton C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1948

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2298555

Condition: Very Good


Faint stain to spine base. 1948 Hard Cover. xxx, 690 pp. Includes: Preface; Introduction; GOD: Summa Theologica (Selections); CREATION: Summa Theologica (Selections); MAN; HIS POWERS; HIS KNOWLEDGE: Summa Theologica (Selections); THE END OF MAN: Summa Contra Gentiles (Selections); HUMAN ACTS: Summa Theologica (Selections); HABITS AND VIRTUES: Summa Theologica (Selections); LAW: Summa Theologica (Selections); GRACE: Summa Theologica (Selections); Bibliography. Saint Thomas was a philosopher and theologian in the scholastic tradition, known as Doctor Angelicus, Doctor Universalis. He is the fore... View more info

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On Law, Morality, and Politics

By: Aquinas, St. Thomas

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Hackett: 1988

Seller ID: 2198198

ISBN: 0872200310

Condition: Very Good


Minimal highlighting on Table of Contents only. 1988 Trade Paperback. The second edition of Aquinas, On Law, Morality, and Politicsretains the selection of texts presented in the first edition but offers them in new translations by Richard J. Regan--including that of his Aquinas, Treatise on Law(Hackett, 2000). A revised Introduction and glossary, an updated select bibliography, and the inclusion of summarizing headnotes for each of the units--Conscience, Law, Justice, Property, War and Killing, Obedience and Rebellion, and Practical Wisdom and Statecraft—further enhance its usefulness. View more info

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Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil

By: Arendt, Hannah

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1994

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 2297449

ISBN: 0140187650

Condition: Good


Revised and enlarged edition. Faint toning. 1994 Trade Paperback. Provides a report on the trial of Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann, including facts that were exposed after the trial, and presents Arendt's commentary on the controversy created by the report. View more info

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Politics & Poetics (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Aristotle; Jowett, Benjamin & Butcher, S.H.; Kallen, Horace M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2285623

Condition: Very Good


Edges and front and end matter lightly foxed. 1979 Full-Leather. xxi, [5], 331, [1] pp. Green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated by Benjamin Jowett and S.H. Butcher, with an introduction by Horace M. Kallen and portraits by Leonard Baskin. Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) was a Greek philosopher, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. His writings cover many subjects, including physics, metaphysics, poetry, theater, music, logic, rhetoric, politics, government, ethics, biology, and zoology. Together w... View more info

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Introduction to Aristotle (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books, ML 248)

By: Aristotle; McKeon, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1947

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2298557

Condition: Good


Some highlighting in text, nickel-sized chip from center of jacket spine. 1947 Hard Cover. xxix, [1], 667, [7] pp. Unabridged translations of the Posterior Analytics (Logic), De Anima (On the Soul), Nicomachean Ethics, and Poetics, plus selections from Physics, Metaphysics, and Politics, edited with an introduction by Richard McKeon. Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) was a Greek philosopher, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. His writings cover many subjects, including physics, metaphysics, poetry, theater, music, logic, rhetoric, politics, government, ethics, biology, and zool... View more info

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Modernism: A Cultural History

By: Armstrong, Tim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Polity Press: 2005

Seller ID: 2271044

ISBN: 0745629830

Condition: Good


Pencil underlining and marginalia. 2005 Trade Paperback. The last 20 years has seen an explosion of work on literary modernism and its cultural and historical contexts. In this innovative study aimed at a general audience, Tim Armstrong seeks to define modernism not only by its aesthetics and literary genres but also by its links with broader cultural areas in which the'modern' is implicated and debated, and which inform its representational modes. View more info

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The Confessions of St. Augustine (The Black and Gold Library)

By: Augustine, St.; Pilkington, J.G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boni & Liveright: 1927

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2293266

Condition: Very Good


Very good in good jacket. Jacket edges rubbed with 1 inch chip from spine base, 2 inch tear on rear corner, and some other minor loss, jacket toned. 1927 Hard Cover. l, 414, [6] pp. 8vo. Augustine of Hippo (November 13, 354 – August 28, 430), Bishop of Hippo Regius, also known as Augustine, St. Augustine, or St. Austin was a Latin speaking philosopher and theologian living in the Roman Africa Province. Augustine was canonized by popular acclaim, and later recognized as a Doctor of the Church in 1298 by Pope Boniface VIII. His feast day is August 28, the day on which he died. He is considered... View more info

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The Confessions of St. Augustine (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Augustine, St.; Pilkington, J.G.; Shuster, George N.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2294859

Condition: Very Good


Light spots on top edge, blank publisher's bookplate laid in. 1979 Full-Leather. l, 414, [6] pp. 8vo. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated by J.G. Pilkington, with an introduction by George N. Shuster, and illustrations from paintings by Edy Legrand. Augustine of Hippo (November 13, 354 – August 28, 430), Bishop of Hippo Regius, also known as Augustine, St. Augustine, or St. Austin was a Latin speaking philosopher and theologian living in the Roman Africa Province. Augustine was canonized by popular acc... View more info

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Savitri: A Legend and a Symbol (Revised Edition)

By: Aurobindo, Sri

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sri Aurobindo Ashram: 1996

Seller ID: 2296330

ISBN: 8170583411

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges lightly rubbed and lightly bumped, jacket lightly toned. Page ridges lightly bumped. 1996 Hard Cover. 825 pp. The tale of Satyavan and Savitri is recited in the Mahabharata as a story of conjugal love conquering death. But the legend is, as shown by many features of the human tale, one of the many symbolic myths of the Vedic cycle, Satyavan is the soul carrying the divine truth of being within itself but descended into the grip of death and ignorance: Savitri is the Divine Word, daughter of the Sun, goddess of the supreme Truth who comes down and is born to save: Aswapati, the Lor... View more info

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A Gift of Fire: Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues for Computing Technology

By: Baase, Sara

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Pearson: 2012

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2283511

ISBN: 027376859X

Condition: Fine


Fourth edition. Still in shrink wrap. 2012 Soft Cover. This book covers subjects ranging from hacking to telecommuting to proper testing techniques and everything in between. View more info

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The Psychoanalysis of Fire (Quartet Encounters)

By: Bachelard, Gaston; Frye, Northrop

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Quartet Books: 1987

Seller ID: 2287960

ISBN: 0704300338

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly toned. 1987 Trade Paperback. 115 pp. The subject of this unusual book is best described by the author. We are going to study a problem that no one has managed to approach objectively, one in which the initial charm of the object is so strong that it still has the power to warp the minds of the clearest thinkers and to keep bringing them back to the poetic fold in which dreams replace thought and poems conceal theorems. This problem is the psychological problem posed by our convictions about fire. It seems to me so definitely psychological in nature that I do not hesitate to speak... View more info

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The Essayes or Counsels Civill & Moral of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount Saint Alban (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Bacon, Francis; Morley, Christopher; Rosenbach, A.S.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Seller ID: 2285627

Condition: Very Good


Minor loss of gilt from front board. 1980 Full-Leather. ix, [3], 190 pp. Tall 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introductions by Christopher Morley and A.S.W. Rosenbach. Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount of St. Alban, KC (22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626) was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, lawyer, jurist and author. He served both as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England. Although his political career ended in disgrace, he remained extremely influential through his works, especially as philosop... View more info

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The Essayes or Counsels Civill & Moral of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount Saint Alban (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Bacon, Francis; Morley, Christopher; Rosenbach, A.S.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2294860

Condition: Very Good


Light spotting on fore edge, a few minor scuffs. 1980 Full-Leather. ix, [3], 190 pp. Tall 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introductions by Christopher Morley and A.S.W. Rosenbach. Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount of St. Alban, KC (22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626) was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, lawyer, jurist and author. He served both as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England. Although his political career ended in disgrace, he remained extremely influential through his works, especially... View more info

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Essays on the Formation and Publication of Opinions, the Pursuit of Truth, and On Other Subjects.

By: Bailey, Samuel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ticknor and Fields: 1854

Seller ID: 2204495

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, top edges of a few pages stained. 1854 Hard Cover. xii, 422, [4] pp. Samuel Bailey (5 July 1791 – 18 January 1870) was a British philosopher and writer. His first work, Essays on the Formation and Publication of Opinions, published anonymously in 1821, attracted more attention than any of his other writings. A sequel to it appeared in 1829, Essays on the Pursuit of Truth. Between these two were Questions in Political Economy, Politics, Morals, &c. (1823), and a Critical Dissertation on the Nature, Measure, and Causes of Value (1825), directed against the opinions of David Ricardo... View more info

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Ancient Philosophy (Philosophic Classics, Volume I - 3rd Edition)

By: Baird, Forrest E.; Kaufmann, Walter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall: 1999

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2196198

ISBN: 0130213144

Condition: Very Good


Third edition. Light edge wear, text unmarked. 1999 Trade Paperback. For courses in Ancient Philosophy. Designed to be accessible to today's students, this anthology of readings in Ancient Western philosophy focuses on the writings of the most important Greek philosophers, along with selections from some of their Roman followers. Striking a balance between major and minor figures, it features the best available translations of texts--complete works or complete selections of works--which are both central to each philosopher's thought and are widely accepted as part of the canon. The selections ... View more info

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Early Greek Philosophy (Penguin Classics)

By: Barnes, Jonathan

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2001

Seller ID: 2279564

ISBN: 0140448152

Condition: Very Good


Smudge on rear wrapper. 2001 Trade Paperback. xlix, 282 pp. The works collected in this volume form the true foundation of Western philosophy—the base upon which Plato and Aristotle and their successors would eventually build. Yet the importance of the Pre-Socratics thinkers lies less in their influence—great though that was—than in their astonishing intellectual ambition and imaginative reach. Zeno's dizzying 'proofs' that motion is impossible; the extraordinary atomic theories of Democritus; the haunting and enigmatic epigrams of Heraclitus; and the maxims of Alcmaeon: fragmentary as t... View more info

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The Gnostic Bible: Gnostic Texts of Mystical Wisdom from the Ancient and Medieval Worlds

By: Barnstone, Willis; Meyer, Marvin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Shambhala: 2003

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2286309

ISBN: 1590301994

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. 2003 Hard Cover. ix, [3], 860 pp. 8vo. A landmark work of scholarship and literary translation, The Gnostic Bible presents the most significant and beautiful sacred texts of gnostic mysticism. The gnostics were religious thinkers who believed that salvation is found through mystical knowledge and personal religious experience. Gnostic writings offer striking perspectives on both early Christian and non-Christian thought. Dating from the first to the thirteenth centuries, the selections in this volume represent Jewish, Christian, Hermetic, Mandaean, Manichaean, Islamic, and C... View more info

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Three Marias: New Portuguese Letters

By: Barreno, Maria Isabel; Horta, Maria Teresa; Da Costa, Maria Velho

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1976

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2263071

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Pages toned. 1976 Mass Market Paperback. A work by three Woman's Rights activists who were arrested for their shocking literary output. View more info

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The Heavenly City of the Eighteenth-Century Philosophers

By: Becker, Carl L.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Yale University: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2271390

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers rubbed. 1964 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. A four-lecture look at the philosophical climate during the time of Berkeley, Hume, Kant, and many others. View more info

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The Denial of Death

By: Becker, Ernest

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Free Press: 1975

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2294440

ISBN: 0029023106

Condition: Good


First paperback printing. Spine creased, hole punch in top corner of front wrapper, ink name and date on front flyleaf. 1975 Mass Market Paperback. 315 pp. Winner of the Pulitzer prize in 1974 and the culmination of a life's work, The Denial of Death is Ernest Becker's brilliant and impassioned answer to the why of human existence. In bold contrast to the predominant Freudian school of thought, Becker tackles the problem of the vital lie -- man's refusal to acknowledge his own mortality. In doing so, he sheds new light on the nature of humanity and issues a call to life and its living that sti... View more info