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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 SCIEN... 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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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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Creative Evolution (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books, Modern Library 231)

By: Bergson, Henri; Mitchell, Arthur; Edman, Irwin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1944

Seller ID: 2278421

Condition: Good


Jacket rubbed, front jacket flap price-clipped, sticker and ink note on front jacket flap. Edges of boards lightly toned, spine slightly cocked. 1944 Hard Cover. xxv, 453 pp. In the authorized translation by Arthur Mitchell, with a foreword by Irwin Edman. Creative Evolution (French: L'Évolution créatrice) is a 1907 book by French philosopher Henri Bergson. Its English translation appeared in 1911. The book provides an alternate explanation for Darwin's mechanism of evolution, suggesting that evolution is motivated by an élan vital, a vital impetus that can also be understood as humanity's ... View more info

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A Strategy for Peace: Human Values and the Threat of War (One-Volume Edition)

By: Bok, Sissela

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2290961

ISBN: 0394556704

Condition: Very Good


First thus. Owner blind stamp on front endpaper. 1989 Hard Cover. xvi, 202 pp. 8vo. Books one and two together in one volume. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Sissela Bok, born 2 December 1934, is a Swedish-born philosopher and ethicist, the daughter of two Nobel Prize winners: Gunnar Myrdal who won the Economics prize with Friedrich Hayek in 1974, and Alva Myrdal who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1982. She received her B.A. and M.A. in psychology from George Washington University in 1957 and 1958, and her Ph.D. in philosophy from Harvard University in 1970. Formerly a Professor of Philosophy at Brandeis Univ... View more info

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Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451: The Authorized Adaptation [Graphic Novel]

By: Bradbury, Ray; Hamilton, Tim

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hill and Wang / Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1928310

ISBN: 0809051001

Condition: Fine


First edition. Includes original jacket. An exceptional copy. Fine. 2009 Hard Cover. viii, 149 pp. 8vo. A graphic novel adaptation of Ray Bradbury's famous vision of a dystopian future in which books are contraband. For Guy Montag, a career fireman for whom kerosene is perfume, this is not just an official slogan. It is a mantra, a duty, a way of life in a tightly monitored world where thinking is dangerous and books are forbidden. In 1953, Ray Bradbury envisioned one of the world’s most unforgettable dystopian futures, and in Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, the artist Tim Hamilton translat... View more info

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On Paradise Drive: How We Live Now (And Always Have) in the Future Tense

By: Brooks, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks: 2004

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2202005

ISBN: 0743227395

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing. Pages lightly toned. 2004 Trade Paperback. 304 pp. Take a look at Americans in their natural habitat: guys shopping for barbecue grills, doing that special walk men do when in the presence of lumber; superefficient soccer Ubermoms who chair school auctions, organize PTAs, and weigh less than their kids; and suburban chain restaurants, which if they merged would be called Chili's Olive Garden Hard Rock Outback Cantina. Are we as shallow as we look? Many around the world see us as the great bimbos. Sure, Americans work hard and are energetic, but that is because we are ... View more info

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The Culture of Education

By: Bruner, Jerome

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1996

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2289078

ISBN: 0674179536

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Owner's stamp on half-title page and on rear wrapper recto. 1996 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 224 pp. What we don't know about learning could fill a book--and it might be a schoolbook. In a masterly commentary on the possibilities of education, the eminent psychologist Jerome Bruner reveals how education can usher children into their culture, though it often fails to do so. Applying the newly emerging cultural psychology to education, Bruner proposes that the mind reaches its full potential only through participation in the culture--not j... View more info

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Engels (Past Masters Series)

By: Carver, Terrell

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hill and Wang: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201158

ISBN: 0809042568

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket price clipped. 1981 Hard Cover. x, 85 pp. Engels is considered by some scholars to be the inventor of Marxism. His work converted one of the most influential political movements of modern times. He not only developed dialectal and historical materialism - the official philosophies of history and science in many communist countries - but was also the first Marxist historian, anthropologist, philosopher and commentator on the early Marx. This book begins with an account of Engels' career as a radical journalist in Germany and England. Before he met Marx, he had established ... View more info

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Zen Essence: The Science of Freedom (Shambhala Pocket Classics)

By: Cleary, Thomas

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Shambhala: 1995

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2297715

ISBN: 1570620970

Condition: Near Fine


Third printing. Two very minor spots on top page ridge. 1995 Small Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 162 pp. 4 3/4 x 3. Drawn from the records of Chinese Zen masters of the Tang and Song dynasties, this collection may surprise some readers. In contrast to the popular image of Zen as an authoritarian, monastic tradition deeply rooted in Asian culture, these passages portray Zen as remarkably flexible, adaptive to contemporary and individual needs, and transcending cultural boundaries. The readings contained in Zen Essence emphasize that the practice of Zen requires c... View more info

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Comstock's Common School Philosophy

By: Comstock, J.L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Reed and Barber: 1839

Seller ID: 2260338

Condition: Fair


Spine repaired, loss from head and foot, edges rubbed, lightly foxed throughout. 1839 Full-Leather. 258 pp. A look at how the world saw the science of physics in the early 1800s. View more info

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The Mystical Mind: Probing the Biology of Religious Experience (Theology and the Sciences)

By: d'Aquili, Eugene; Newberg, Andrew B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Fortress Press: 1999

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2289077

ISBN: 0800631633

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. A nice copy. 1999 Trade Paperback. ix, 228 pp. How does the mind experience the sacred? What biological mechanisms are involved in mystical states and trances? Is there a neurological basis for patterns in comparative religions? Does religion have an evolutionary function? This pathbreaking work by two leading medical researchers explores the neurophysiology of religious experience. Building on an explanation of the basic structure of the brain, the authors focus on parts most relevant to human experience, emotion, and cognition. On this basis, they plot how the brain is invol... View more info

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Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain

By: Damasio, Antonio R.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Avon: 1994

Seller ID: 2274743

ISBN: 0380726475

Condition: Good


Ink mark to front endpaper, pages lightly toned. 1994 Trade Paperback. 312 pp. Since Descartes famously proclaimed, I think, therefore I am, science has often overlooked emotions as the source of a person’s true being. Even modern neuroscience has tended, until recently, to concentrate on the cognitive aspects of brain function, disregarding emotions. This attitude began to change with the publication of Descartes’ Error in 1995. Antonio Damasio -- 'one of the world’s leading neurologists' (The New York Times) -- challenged traditional ideas about the connection between emotions and rati... View more info

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The Phenomenon of Man

By: de Chardin, Teilhard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harper: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2292457

ISBN: 006090495X

Condition: Good


Reprint. Faintly toned. 1976 Trade Paperback. Pierre Teilhard De Chardin was one of the most distinguished thinkers and scientists of our time. He fits into no familiar category for he was at once a biologist and a paleontologist of world renown, and also a Jesuit priest. He applied his whole life, his tremendous intellect and his great spiritual faith to building a philosophy that would reconcile Christian theology with the scientific theory of evolution, to relate the facts of religious experience to those of natural science. View more info

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Success in Circuit Lies: Diderot's Communicational Practice

By: de la Carrera, Rosalina

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203524

ISBN: 0804719233

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 1991 Hard Cover. x, 238 pp. As contemporary thinkers continue to explore the intellectual affinities that bind the eighteenth and twentieth centuries, their attention has turned with increasing frequency to Diderot. Focusing on models of communication, this book draws on an interdisciplinary configuration – a conjunction of communication theory, philosophy of science, and literary theory – to analyze texts from Diderot's own interdisciplinary corpus. Of particular pertinence to the author's argument is Michel Serres's model of dialogue. Rejecting the tradit... View more info

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Deschanel's Natural Philosophy, Part I: Mechanics, Hydrostatics, and Pneumatics

By: Deschanel, A. Privat; Everett, J.D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1883

Seller ID: 2267138

Condition: Good


Edges lightly rubbed, front wrapper creased, ink name and date on front endpaper, light pencil marginalia throughout text, pages faintly toned. 1883 Soft Cover. xii, 256 pp. Elementary Treatise on Natural Philosophy. Illustrated by 180 engravings on wood, and one colored plate. CONTENTS: Introductory; First Principles on Dynamics, Statics; Gravity; The Mechanical Powers; The Balance; First Principles of Kinetics; Laws of Falling Bodies; The Pendulum; Energy; Elasticity; Friction; Hydrostatics; Principle of Archimedes; Density and its Determination; Vessels in Communication. Levels.; Capillarit... View more info

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Indefinites (Linguistic Inquiry Monographs Series)

By: Diesing, Molly

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The MIT Press: 1992

Seller ID: 2290583

ISBN: 0262041316

Condition: Good


Lacks jacket. Boards faded and lightly soiled with small sticker remnant on front, top edge lightly foxed. 1992 Hard Cover. xiv, 175, [1] pp. 8vo. Indefinites investigates the relationship between the syntactic and semantic representations of sentences within the framework of generative grammar. It proposes a means of relating government-binding theory, which is primarily syntactic, to the semantic theory of noun phrase interpretation developed by Kamp and Heim, and introduces a novel mapping algorithm that describes the relation between syntactic configurations and logical representations. Di... View more info

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Copernicus: Philosophy and Science, Bruno- Kepler - Galileo (Burndy Library, Publication No. 28)

By: Drake, Stillman

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Burndy Library: 1973

Seller ID: 2272206

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1973 Large Softcover. 31 pp. A brief history of some of the greatest scientific minds including Copernicus, Bruno, Kepler, and Galileo. Includes black-and-white images. View more info

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Michel Foucault: Beyond Structuralism and Hermeneutics

By: Dreyfus, Hubert L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 1983

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2279266

ISBN: 0226163121

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Faint edge wear. 1983 Trade Paperback. To demonstrate the sense in which Foucault's work is beyond structuralism and hermeneutics, the authors unfold a careful, analytical exposition of his oeuvre. They argue that during the of Foucault's work became a sustained and largely successful effort to develop a new method—interpretative analytics—capable fo explaining both the logic of structuralism's claim to be an objective science and the apparent validity of the hermeneutical counterclaim that the human sciences can proceed only by understanding the deepest meaning of the subj... View more info

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The Essential Transcendentalists

By: Geldard, Richard G.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Tarcher: 2005

Seller ID: 2197694

ISBN: 158542434X

Condition: Very Good


Bottom right front corner creased, remainder mark, pages toned. 2005 Trade Paperback. 272 pp. An anthology of core writings by the New England Transcendentalists, providing a unique overview of these landmark figures as spiritual thinkers. Interest abounds in the work of the Transcendentalists, such as Emerson, Thoreau, and Bronson Alcott. Each year, tens of thousands of readers rediscover Transcendental thought in books and articles, and in visits to historic sites, such as Walden Pond. But few appreciate the truly mystical and contemplative qualities of the Transcendentalists, and the spirit... View more info

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Lost Knowledge of the Ancients: A Graham Hancock Reader

By: Hancock, Graham; Kreisberg, Glenn; Bauval, Robert; Booth, Mark; Hoagland, Richard; Schoch, Robert; West, John Anthony

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Bear & Company: 2010

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2296405

ISBN: 1591431174

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Bottom corner of rear wrapper creased. 2010 Trade Paperback. xi, 241 pp. Thinkers at the forefront in alternative theories on history, the origins of civilization, technology, and consciousness. With contributions by Graham Hancock, Robert Bauval, Mark Booth, Richard Hoagland, Robert Schoch, John Anthony West, and others. Topics range from quantum philosophy and paranormal phenomena to the secret history of NASA, instant polar shifts, and ancient Martian civilizations. Explores where our present time fits into the cycle of human existence. A revolution of thought is under way ... View more info

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Physics and Beyond: Encounters and Conversations (World Perspectives Series, Vol. 42)

By: Heisenberg, Werner; Pomerans, Arnold J.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Harper Torchbooks: 1972

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2265115

ISBN: 0061316229

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Multiple creases to wrappers, page ridges very faintly foxed, ink name on half-title page. 1972 Trade Paperback. viii, 257 pp. Physics and Beyond (German: Der Teil und das Ganze: Gespräche im Umkreis der Atomphysik) is a book by Werner Heisenberg, the German physicist who discovered the uncertainty principle. It tells, from his point of view, the history of exploring atomic science and quantum mechanics in the first half of the 20th century. As the subtitle Encounters and Conversations suggests, the core part of this book takes the form of discussions between himself and other... View more info

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The History of England from The Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Abdication of James the Second, 1688. A New Edition, with the Author's Last Corrections and Improvements, to which is Prefixed A Short Account of His Life, Written by Himself. in Six Volumes.

By: Hume, David

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, Publishers: 1876

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2294657

Condition: Good


Fore edge of volume 1 rear board slightly gnawed, boards lightly soiled with minor wear to corners, front free endpaper of first and last volumes removed. 1876 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in six volumes. A history of England by the famous Scottish philosopher known for his arguments related to Empiricism (i.e., the foundation of knowledge in direct personal experience). ABOUT THE AUTHOR: David Hume (26 April 1711 – 25 August 1776) was a Scottish philosopher, economist, historian and a key figure in the history of Western philosophy and the Scottish Enli... View more info

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54-Volume Great Books of the Western World Set

By: Hutchins, Robert Maynard; Adler, Mortimer; et al

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Encyclopedia Britannica: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2265793

ISBN: 085229476X

Condition: Near Fine


1990 32nd printing. 54-volume Britannica Great Books set, the deluxe edition with fabricoid spines over cloth boards, gilt titles and rules, top edges gilt. Great books set includes: The Great Conversation; A Syntopicon I: Angel to Love; A Syntopicon II: Man to World; The Iliad & Odyssey of Homer; Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes; Herodotus, Thucydides; Plato; Aristotle I & II; Hippocrates, Galen; Euclid, Archimedes, Apollonius of Perga, Nichomachus; Lucretius, Epictetus, Aurelius; Virgil; Plutarch; Tacitus; Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler; Plotinus; Augustine; Thomas Aquinas I & II; ... View more info

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An Incomplete Education: From Plato's Cave to Planck's Constant... Einstein to Gertrude Stein... Twelfth Night to Twelve-Tone Theory... Half-Life to the Afterlife, PLUS How to Tell The Iliad from The Odyssey

By: Jones, Judy; Wilson, William

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 2006

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2272726

ISBN: 0307291391

Condition: Very Good


Third edition. Edges lightly rubbed. 2006 Large Softcover. xv, [1], 699, [5] pp. When it was originally published in 1987, An Incomplete Education became a surprise bestseller. Now this instant classic has been completely updated, outfitted with a whole new arsenal of indispensable knowledge on global affairs, popular culture, economic trends, scientific principles and modern arts. Here's your chance to brush up on all those subject you slept through in school, reacquaint yourself with all the facts you once knew (then promptly forgot), catch up on major developments in the world today, and be... View more info

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Conversations on Natural Philosophy. In Which the Elements of That Science are Familiarly Explained. Illustrated with Plates. By the Author of Conversations on Chemistry, &c. with Corrections, Improvements, and Considerable Additions, in the Body of the Work; Appropriate Questions, and a Glossary

By: Jones, Thomas P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Grigg and Elliot: 1836

Seller ID: 2260191

Condition: Good


Half-inch by half-inch chip to spine-head, one-and-a-half inch chip along spine-base, ink name on front and rear endpapers, pages lightly foxed. 1836 Hard Cover. viii, 220 pp. Contents include conversations: On General Properties of Bodies; On the Attraction of Gravity; On the Laws of Motion; On Compound Motion; On the Mechanical Powers; Astronomy--Causes of the Motion of the Heavily Bodies; On the Planets; On the Earth; On the Moon; Hydrostatics--On the Mechanical Properties of Fluids; Of Springs, Fountains, &c.; Pneumatics--On the Mechanical Properties of Air; On Wind and Sound; On Optics; O... View more info

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Critique of Judgement (The Hafner Library of Classics)

By: Kant, Immaneul; Bernard, J.H.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Hafner Publishing Co.: 1968

Seller ID: 2269111

Condition: Good


Wrappers lightly rubbed, top page ridge lightly foxed, light spots to bottom page ridge. 1968 Trade Paperback. xxxix, 339 pp. The Critique of Judgment (German: Kritik der Urteilskraft, KdU), also translated as the Critique of the Power of Judgment, is a 1790 philosophical work by Immanuel Kant. Sometimes referred to as the third Critique, the Critique of Judgment follows the Critique of Pure Reason (A 1781, B 1787) and the Critique of Practical Reason (1788). Immanuel Kant's Critique of Judgment completes the Critical project begun in the Critique of Pure Reason and the Critique of Practical R... View more info

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Framed for Posterity: The Enduring Philosophy of the Constitution

By: Ketcham, Ralph

Price: $12.00

Publisher: University Press of Kansas: 1993

Seller ID: 2266442

ISBN: 0700605916

Condition: Good


Jacket flaps tapped to paste-down endpapers. Pencil marginalia throughout, pencil name on front endpaper. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 195 pp. In Marbury v. Madison Chief Justice John Marshall defined the Constitution as a superior, paramount law, one that superseded the laws passed by Congress and state legislatures. What makes it paramount? This book sets out to recover the enduring principles, purposes, and meanings that inform the founders' charter and continue to offer us political guidance more than 200 years later. In so doing it steers a middle co... View more info