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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, Translated out of the Original Tongues; and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised.

By: N/A

Price: $450.00

Publisher: American Bible Society: 1850

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 2200987

Condition: Near Fine


'35th Ed.' stated on contents page. Ink gift note on front flyleaf ('Mr John Rankine, A token of friendship from Cornelia W. Martin, Willowbrook Sept 22nd 1852.'). Family Record section preceding New Testament includes following names: Julia G. Willson; John Rankine Jr. (twice, for his marriage to Julia in 1851 and for his death in 1880); Elizabeth Nicholson Rankine; George Willson Rankine; Kenneth R. Willson; Marcius Willson Jr. 1850 Full-Leather. 1213, [1] pp. Tall 8vo. Two-column format. Full morocco, gilt titles and decorations including gilt dentelles on turn-ins, all edges gilt, Includes... View more info

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Rollo's Philosophy [Air] (The Rollo Series)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sheldon & Company: 1868

Seller ID: 2205135

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, ink note to front endpaper, corners bumped. 1868 Small Hard Cover. 192 pp. The main design in view, in the discussions which are offered to the juvenile world, under the title of The Rollo Philosophy, relates rather to their effect upon the little reader's habits of thinking, reasoning, and observation, than to the additions they may make to his stock of knowledge.CONTENTS: Lost in the snow; Flying; Valve Making; Experiments; Pressure; Ballooning; Philosophical discussion; Tasks; Burning; Gravitation; Air in motion; Air at rest.KEYWORDS: ROLLO PHILOSOPHY AIR CHILDREN VINTAGE SCIENCE View more info

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History of Franciscan Philosophy

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 2205613

Condition: Very Good


Boards rubbed. Lecture notes on the history of Franciscan philosophy from the 13th Century to the present day. Includes a bibliography of Alexander Halensis and his collaborators. View more info

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The Religious Monitor, or, Evangelical Repository. Devoted to the Principles of the Reformation, as Set Forth in the Formularies of the Westminster Divines, and of the Churches in Holland. Volume I.

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: C. Webster: 1825

Seller ID: 2204631

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed, pages foxed. 1825 Hard Cover. 472, [vii] pp. Biblical commentary, theology, religious philosophy, history, and poetry. May 1824-April 1825 (Volume I, Numbers 1-12). Devoted to the Principles of the Reformation, as Set Forth in the Formularies of the Westminster Divines, and of the Churches in Holland.Keywords: RELIGIOUS MONITOR EVANGELICAL REPOSITORY THEOLOGY RELIGION CHRISTIAN CHRISTIANITY BIBLE STUDY PHILOSOPHY HISTORY POETRY 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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A Display of the Beauty of Embroidery Costumes of the Ch'ing Dynasty, in Two Volumes (Mandarin and English Text)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: China Airlines: 1988

Seller ID: 2279002

Condition: Near Fine


A near fine copy in a near fine publisher slipcase. 1988 Large Hardcover. 96 pp. Publisher's slipcase included. Gilt page ridges. Dual text: Mandarin and English. The Chinese traditional costume is famous all over the world, for no matter in the design, color, or decorative pattern there are the designated symbols which reveal the cultural imprint of Chinese ethic, politic, and philosophy. The highly establishes symbol system which matched with the artistic design characterizes Chinese traditional costume. Since the establishment of Ch'ing dynasty, the style of hunting costume of the northern ... View more info

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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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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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The Divine Comedy: Hell, Volume I

By: Alighieri, Dante; Norton, Charles Eliot

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin and Company: 1896

Seller ID: 2261609

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket, ink name on front endpaper, pages very faintly toned. 1896 Hard Cover. xxvi, 193 pp. The Divine Comedy (Italian: Divina Commedia [di?vina kom?m?dja]) is a long narrative poem by Dante Alighieri, begun c. 1308 and completed in 1320, a year before his death in 1321. It is widely considered to be the preeminent work in Italian literature[1] and one of the greatest works of world literature.[2] The poem's imaginative vision of the afterlife is representative of the medieval world-view as it had developed in the Western Church by the 14th century. It helped establish the Tuscan language,... View more info

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The Pulse in Occident and Orient: Its Philosophy and Practice in India, China, Iran, and the West

By: Amber, R.B.; Babey-Brooke, A.M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dunshaw Press: 1966

Seller ID: 1803869

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed, a few ownership marks, ink underlining in first few sections. 1966 Hard Cover. 203 pp. An examination of medicinal philosophies and practices from various cultures. 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

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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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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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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 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 Celtic Wheel of Life: A Path to Health, Happiness and Fulfillment

By: Baggott, Andy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gateway: 2000

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2287866

ISBN: 0717129578

Condition: Fine


Second printing. A fine copy. 2000 Trade Paperback. xiii, 208 pp. The Celtic tradition is a living, vibrant and practical guide to modern life, rooted in the natural world and in a respect for creation. Understanding the philosophy and practice of this ancient tradition can help every one of us to lead a happier, more fulfilled life. 'The Celtic Wheel of Life' shows how we can use the Celtic wheel, a cycle of seasons and related celebrations that is the blueprint for spiritual growth throughout the year. Following the wheel, we learn to reconnect with nature, releasing the old and embracing th... 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

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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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To Make a Nation: The Rediscovery of American Federalism

By: Beer, Samuel H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2191306

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket flaps taped down to past down endpapers, penciled marginalia.Very Good. 1993 Hard Cover. xxi, 474 pp. Lyndon Johnson heralded a new federalism, as did Ronald Reagan. It was left to the public to puzzle out what such a proclamation, coming from both ends of the political spectrum, could possibly mean. Of one thing we can be certain: theories of federalism, in whatever form they take, are still shaping our nation. The origin of these theories-what they meant to history and how they apply today becomes clear in this book by one of our most distinguished writers on political... View more info

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Ravelstein: A Novel

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2001

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2201761

ISBN: 0141001763

Condition: Good


Half-inch surface tear to bottom of spine slightly obscuring publisher's logo, wrappers rubbed, pages toned, pencil note to dedication page verso. 2001 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 233 pp. Abe Ravelstein is a brilliant professor at a prominent midwestern university and a man who glories in training the movers and shakers of the political world. He has lived grandly and ferociously--and much beyond his means. His close friend Chick has suggested that he put forth a book of his convictions about the ideas which sustain humankind, or kill it, and much to Ravelste... View more info