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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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Guide Right: Fundamental Tactics of Warfare Against an Insidious Enemy: Counsel for The Soldier-Sailor-Marine

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Central Bureau Press, St. Louis / Catholic Central Verein of America: 1941

Seller ID: 2021409

Condition: Very Good


Minor rust to staples, wrappers lightly toned. 1941 Stapled Binding. 30 pp. Stapled binding, printed wrappers. A guide printed by an American Catholic organization for members of the American armed forces, designed to aid them in helping avoid some of the dangers associated with service. Nearly half of the booklet appears to deal with the consequences of indulging sexual appetites, with sections on prostitutes, venereal diseases, etc. 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. 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. 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 necessary for a thoughtful, rather than an emotional,... 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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Parecon: Life After Capitalism

By: Albert, Michael

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Verso: 2004

Seller ID: 2199123

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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Inferno (The Divine Comedy, Volume I [1]) (Penguin Classics)

By: Alighieri, Dante; Musa, Mark

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2003

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2285218

ISBN: 0142437220

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. 2003 Trade Paperback. 430 pp. This vigorous translation of the poet's journey through the circles of hell re-creates for the modern reader the rich meanings that Dante's poem had for his contemporaries. Musa's introduction and commentaries on each of the cantos brilliantly illuminate the text. Translated with Notes and an Introduction by Mark Musa. View more info

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Teachings of Chin Kung in Two Volumes - Boxed Set (Chinese Text)

By: Amitabha Buddhist Society

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Amitabha Buddhist Society of USA:

Seller ID: 1524598

Condition: Very Good


Chinese text. Light wear to edges of pictorial box, pages clean, bindings tight. Complete in two volumes. Released by the Amitabha Buddhist Society of the USA, this is based on research of a collection of the teachings of Chin Kung and other Pure Land Buddhist teachers. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Chin Kung, (b. 1927) is a Buddhist monk from the Mahayana tradition. He is the founder of the Corporate Body of the Buddha Educational Foundation, an organization based on the teachings of Pure Land Buddhism. He was born in Lujiang County, Anhui Province, China under the birth name of Hsu Yeh-hong. He spent th... View more info

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: $35.00

Publisher: D. Appleton & Co.: 1838

Seller ID: 1523287

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed, spine sunned, pages foxed throughout, ink & pencil marks on endpapers (text unmarked). 1838 Small Hard Cover. 288 pp. 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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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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On Law, Morality, and Politics

By: Aquinas, St. Thomas

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Hackett: 1988

Seller ID: 2198198

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 of the Banality of Evil

By: Arendt, Hannah

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2261578

ISBN: 0143039881

Condition: Good


Reprint. Wrappers rubbed. 2006 Trade Paperback. Sparking a flurry of heated debate, Hannah Arendt’s authoritative and stunning report on the trial of German Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann first appeared as a series of articles in The New Yorker in 1963. This revised edition includes material that came to light after the trial, as well as Arendt’s postscript directly addressing the controversy that arose over her account. A major journalistic triumph by an intellectual of singular influence, Eichmann in Jerusalem is as shocking as it is informative—an unflinching look at one of the most unset... View more info

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The Origins of Totalitarianism

By: Arendt, Hannah

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Harvest / Harcourt, Inc.: 1985

Seller ID: 2279131

ISBN: 0156701537

Condition: Very Good


New edition with added prefaces. Latest date stated on copyright is 1985, but definitely a 21st century reprint (13-digit ISBN). Single spine crease. xliii, [1], 527, [3] pp. Includes four prefaces, including the original preface from the first edition. Bibliography and index follow text. Generally regarded as the definitive work on totalitarianism, this book is an essential component of any study of twentieth-century political movements. Arendt was one of the first to recognize that Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union were two sides of the same coin rather than opposing philosophies of Right an... 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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The Basic Works of Aristotle (The Random House Lifetime Library)

By: Aristotle; McKeon, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1966

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2292763

ISBN: 0394416104

Condition: Good


Reprint. Lacks slipcase. Faint stain on fore edge, ink marks on first few pages of preface, rear jacket flap split along crease, jacket edges rubbed with several small chips and tears. 1966 Hard Cover. xxxix, [1], 1487, [7] pp. 8vo. The complete text of Aristotle's Physics, On Generation and Corruption, On the Soul, The Short Physical Treatises, Metaphysics, Nicomachean Ethics, Politics, and Poetics, with selections from several others. Edited with a preface, introduction, and bibliography by Richard McKeon. View more info

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Rhetoric & On Poetics

By: Aristotle; Roberts, W. Rhys; Bywater, Ingram

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265097

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1981 Hard Cover. 244 pp. 8vo. Brown leather spine, brown cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, brown ribbon marker bound in. Aristotle's Poetics is the earliest-surviving work of dramatic theory and the first extant philosophical treatise to focus on literary theory. In it, Aristotle offers an account of what he calls poetry (a term which in Greek literally means making and in this context includes drama-comedy, tragedy, and the satyr play-as well as lyric poetry, epic poetry, and the dithyramb). He examines its first principles and ... View more info

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Ethics [Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics]

By: Aristotle; Thomson, J.A.K.; Tredennick, Hugh; Barnes, Jonathan; Grayling, A.C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Folio Society: 2003

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2276796

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. Slipcase lightly scuffed. 2003 Hard Cover. li, [1], 297, [3] pp. 8vo. The ethical philosophy of the famous Greek philosopher and pupil of Plato, often referred to as the Nicomachean Ethics. Translated by J.A.K. Thomson, revised with notes and appendices by Hugh Tredennick, with an introduction and further reading by Jonathan Barnes and a preface by A.C. Grayling, and a frontispiece engraving by Simon Brett. Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) was a Greek philosopher, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. He wrote on many subjects, including physics, me... 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 Meditations

By: Aurelius, Marcus; Grube, G.M.A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company: 1985

Seller ID: 2276785

ISBN: 0915145790

Condition: Good


Spine and wrapper edges lightly toned, ink name on half-title page, faint odor of smoke. 1985 Trade Paperback. xxvii, 143 pp. Translated by G.M.A. Grube. Meditations is a series of personal writings by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor from 161 to 180 AD, recording his private notes to himself and ideas on Stoic philosophy. Marcus Aurelius wrote the 12 books of the Meditations in Koine Greek[1] as a source for his own guidance and self-improvement.[2] It is possible that large portions of the work were written at Sirmium, where he spent much time planning military campaigns from 170 to 180. Some ... 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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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

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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Surrealism: The Road to the Absolute

By: Balakian, Anna

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Noonday Press: 1959

Seller ID: 2288329

Condition: Very Good


A few faint smudge to wrappers. 1959 Trade Paperback. 209 pp. An informative study of surrealism: its philosophy, creations, and significance in literature, with extensive reference to art. Miss Balakian takes the position that the mystique of surrealism is an attempt to probe the name of reality. She also sees many parallels between the surrealist vision and the most recent hypotheses of nuclear physics. Illustrating the development of surrealism are detailed analyses of the works of Lautreamont. Appollinaire, Reverdy, Breton, and the surrealist painters. 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