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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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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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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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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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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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Asimov on Science: A 30 Year Retrospective 1959-1989

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291893

ISBN: 0385263457

Condition: Very Good


First edition. One inch tear to jacket. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Collects thirty-one columns written over a thirty-year period on such topics as science, history, literature, and philosophy. 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

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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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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

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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 discussions of related work by some of the most influential of Kant's predecessors, in particular Descartes and Leibniz. As in his e... 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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The Underachiever's Manifesto: The Guide to Accomplishing Little and Feeling Great

By: Bennett, Ray

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2280565

ISBN: 0811853683

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket, faint stain on rear board. 2006 Small Hard Cover. 95 pp. Lower the bar. Turn it down a notch. Get off the Stairmaster. The Underachiever's Manifesto is the playfully persuasive pocket guide to living life to the least and loving it. With sharp humor and genuine wisdom, this welcome little book extols the fabulous benefits of underachievement in our overextended society. A witty introduction makes the case for the right amount of effort a lot less than we've been led to believe. Ten principles of underachievement establish the basics (#8: The tallest blade of grass is ... View more info

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The Social Construction of Reality: A Treatise in the Sociology of Knowledge

By: Berger, Peter L.; Luckmann, Thomas

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Anchor Books: 1967

Seller ID: 2286275

ISBN: 0385058985

Condition: Good


Some ink underlining, faint stain along bottom edge of first few pages, pages lightly toned. 1967 Trade Paperback. x, 219 pp. Called the fifth-most important sociological book of the 20th century by the International Sociological Association, this groundbreaking study of knowledge introduces the concept of social construction into the social sciences for the first time. In it, Berger and Luckmann reformulate the task of the sociological sub-dicipline that, since Max Scheler, has been known as the sociology of knowledge. View more info