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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 Hap... 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 t... 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... 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 ... 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 Conversati... 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,... 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... 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... 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... View more info

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Universals: An Opinionated Introduction

By: Armstrong, D.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Westview Press: 1989

Seller ID: 2271950

ISBN: 0813307724

Condition: Good


Ink underlining and marginalia. 1989 Trade Paperback. In this short text, a distinguished philosopher turns his attention to one of the oldest and most fundamental philosophical problems of all: How it is that we are able to sort and classify different things as being of the same natural class? Professor Armstrong carefully sets out six major theories—ancient, modern, and contemporary—and assesses the strengths and weaknesses of each. Recognizing that there are no fi... 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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Buddha for Beginners (Writers and Readers Documentary Comic Book, 79)

By: Asma, Stephen T.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Writers and Readers: 1996

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2266951

ISBN: 0863161863

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. Light stain and light water damage to last half of page base. 1996 Trade Paperback. iii, 152 pp. Explains the underlying philosophies of Buddhism, introduces the historical Buddha, and discusses the philosophical differences between the Theravada, Madhyamaika, Tantric, and Zen forms. 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 la... 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), an... 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... 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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Romans

By: Barrow, R.H.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Pelican Books: 1970

Seller ID: 1284269

Condition: Good


Cover worn, sticker on front cover, pages toned. 1970 Mass Market Paperback. CONTENTS: What Manner of Men?; 'The Old Ways'; Kings, Republic, Empire; From the Seven Hills to the Roman Orb; From City-state to Republic in Ruins; The New Ways and the Old; Cicero; Restoration and the Augustan Principate: Vergil and Horace and Livy; The First and Second Centuries, A.D.; What the Romans Wrote About; The Roman Practical Genius; The Roman Attitude to Religion and Philosophy; The ... View more info

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Modern European Thought: Continuity and Change in Ideas, 1600-1950

By: Baumer, Franklin L.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1977

Seller ID: 2197438

Condition: Very Good


Fading to jacket spine. 1977 Hard Cover. An examination of European philosophy through the entire modern era. View more info

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Das Weltbild Der Heutigen Naturwissenschaften Und Seine Beziehungen Zu Philosophie Und Religion

By: Bavink, Bernhard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Silva Verlag: 1952

Seller ID: 1520678

Condition: Very Good


1952 Hard Cover. 159 pp. German text. Bernhard Bavink was a German scientist and philosopher, loosely and controversially associated with the Nazi party. View more info

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 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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Radio Benjamin

By: Benjamin, Walter; Rosenthal, Lecia; Lutes, Jonanthan; Schumann, Lisa Harries; Reese, Diana K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Verso: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263618

ISBN: 1781685754

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine-head lightly bumped. 2014 Hard Cover. xxix, 394 pp. Walter Benjamin was fascinated by the impact of new technology on culture, an interest that extended beyond his renowned critical essays. From 1927 to ’33, he wrote and presented something in the region of eighty broadcasts using the new medium of radio. Radio Benjamin gathers the surviving transcripts, which appear here for the first time in English. This eclectic collection demonstrates t... View more info

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Kant's Dialectic (Cambridge Philosophy Classics)

By: Bennett, Jonathan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1974

Seller ID: 2271948

ISBN: 0521098491

Condition: Good


Pencil underlining. 1974 Trade Paperback. Jonathan Bennett here examines the second half of the Critique of Pure Reason, the Dialectic, where Kant is concerned with problems about substance, the nature of the self, the cosmos, freedom and the existence of God. In this study of the Dialectic in English, the author aims to make accessible and intelligible to students this complex and extremely important part of Kant's great work. There are also extended comparative discuss... View more info

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Kant's Analytic

By: Bennett, Jonathan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1966

Seller ID: 2272369

Condition: Good


Highlighting and underlining, small stain to base. 1966 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. A critical exposition and evaluation of the ideas contained in the first half of Kant's Critique of Pure Reason. View more info

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My Life a Loaded Gun: Dickinson, Plath, Rich, and Female Creativity

By: Bennett, Paula

Price: $9.00

Publisher: University of Illinois: 1990

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1933940

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback printing. 1990 Trade Paperback. A feminist re-examination of female poetry. View more info

The Meaning of History

By: Berdyaev, Nicolas [Nikolai]; Reavey, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Geoffrey Bles: The Centenary Press: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2278648

Condition: Good


First edition. No jacket, minor loss to spine head and spine base, spine hinge rubbed, ink name on front endpaper, pencil underlining and marginalia throughout. 1936 Hard Cover. x, 224 pp. Translated from the Russian by George Reavey. CONTENTS: Foreword; Translator's Note; on the Essence of the Historical: The Meaning of Tradition; On the Nature of the Historical: The Metaphysical and the Historical; Of Celestial History: God and Man; Of Celestial History: Time and Etern... View more info

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An Introduction to Metaphysics (The Little Library of Liberal Arts)

By: Bergson, Henri

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill: 1955

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2275652

Condition: Good


2nd printing. Lacks rear wrappers, a few stray pencil marks. 1955 Stapled Binding. The famous French philosopher's take on metaphysics and his elan vitale. View more info