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The Metaphysical Foundations of Logic (Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy)

By: Heidegger, Martin; Heim, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 2279557

ISBN: 0253207649

Condition: Very Good


Spine very faintly creased, minor sticker adhesive on rear wrapper. 1992 Trade Paperback. vii, 241 pp. Offering a full-scale study of the theory of reality hidden beneath modern logic, The Metaphysical Foundations of Logic, a lecture course given in 1928, illuminates the transitional phase in Heidegger's thought from the existential analysis of Being and Time to the overcoming of metaphysics in his later philosophy. In a searching exposition of the metaphysical problems underpinning Leibniz's theory of logical judgment, Heidegger establishes that a given theory of logic is rooted in a certain ... 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: $125.00

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,[1] 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 ot... View more info

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The West Indies

By: Henderson, John

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Adam and Charles Black: 1905

Seller ID: 2288801

Condition: Very Good


Minor loss to spine head and spine base, edges lightly rubbed, bookplate on second blank. 1905 Three-Quarter Leather. ix, 271 pp. Top page ridge gilt. Painted by A.S. Forrest. Color frontispiece and plates. CONTENTS: Historical; Jamaica; The Town of Kingston; The People of Jamaica; The Philosophy of a Jamaican Gamin; The Devotion of the Jamaican Negro; Turtle Fishing; The Women of Wild Man Street; The West Indian Army; A West Indian Court House; The Military Camp at Newcastle; The Recreation of the Black Man; The Dandy and the Coquette; Bog Walk; The Politics of a Jamaican Negro; The White Man... View more info

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The World of the Ancient Maya

By: Henderson, John S.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Cornell University Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287860

ISBN: 0801431832

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine head bumped. 1981 Large Hardcover. xvi, 329 pp. In this work, the author explores the ancient Maya from the earliest traces of settlement to the Spanish conquest of Central America in the 16th century. He covers the full range of Maya culture, including religion and philosophy, and examines the interaction between different Maya societies. View more info

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The Histories (Barnes & Noble Classics)

By: Herodotus; Lateiner, Donald; Macaulay, G.C.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Classics: 2004

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2276396

ISBN: 1593081022

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2004 Trade Paperback. xxxvi, 584 pp. The Histories, by Herodotus, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics: New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars; Biographies of the authors; Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events; Footnotes and endnotes; Selective discussions of imitati... View more info

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How to Get Out of the Rat Race and Live on $10 a Month

By: Herter, George Leonard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Herter's Inc.: 1965

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2265036

Condition: Good


Second edition. Endpapers and page ridges foxed, boards lightly soiled. 1965 Hard Cover. A humorous collection of advice on various topics, by the author who also wrote 'How to Get Out of the Rat Race and Live on $10 a Month' and 'Bull Cook and Authentic Historical Recipes and Practices' with his wife Berthe. The latter has somewhat of a cult following, and was described by the NY Times as a wild mix of recipes, unsourced claims and unhinged philosophy that went through at least 15 editions between 1960 and 1970. Herter owned an outdoor goods store that he transformed from his father's dry goo... View more info

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Philosophy of Religion: Eastern Economy Edition

By: Hick, John H.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall:

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2082786

ISBN: 8120306872

Condition: Very Good


Fourth edition. Lightly rubbed. ix, 148 pp. An insightful overview of conceptions of God, and arguments for and against God. View more info

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The Cambridge Introduction to Jacques Derrida

By: Hill, Leslie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2277945

ISBN: 0521682819

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2007 Trade Paperback. Few thinkers of the latter half of the twentieth century have so profoundly and radically transformed our understanding of writing and literature as Jacques Derrida (1930-2004). Derridian deconstruction remains one of the most powerful intellectual movements of the present century, and Derrida's own innovative writings on literature and philosophy are crucially relevant for any understanding of the future of literature and literary criticism today. Derrida's own manner of writing is complex and challenging and has often been misrepresen... View more info

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The Bhagavadgita [Bhagavad-Gita]: An English Translation with Commentary (Second Edition)

By: Hill, W. Douglas (Translator)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1966

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2287044

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Jacket toned, ink name stamp on front endpaper. 1966 Hard Cover. 234 pp. 8vo. Translated into English with commentary by W. Douglas Hill. CONTENTS: Abbreviations; Introduction: The Cult of Krisna Vasudeva, The Bhagavadgita, The doctrine of the Bhagavadgita; The Bhagavadgita translated Into English, and Notes; Subject Index. The Bhagavad Gita (Song of God), also more simply known as Gita, is a sacred Hindu scripture, considered among the most important texts in the history of literature and philosophy. The Bhagavad Gita comprises roughly 700 verses, and is a part of the Mahabhar... View more info

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The Dictionary of Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know

By: Hirsch, Jr., E.D.; Kett, Joseph F.; Trefil, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1993

Seller ID: 2206877

Condition: Near Fine


Bottom edge of front wrapper very lightly bumped. 1993 Soft Cover. xix, 619 pp. A National bestseller, The Dictionary of Cultural Literacy has been widely acclaimed for identifying and defining the core body of knowledge that no literate American should be without. Now in this newly revised and updated edition, the authors provide a comprehensive look at cultural literacy for the nineties. New entries reflect suggestions from hundreds of readers. The dictionary takes into account the growing consensus over the specifics of multiculturalism, the political and geographic changes in the world, an... View more info

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The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living (10th Anniversary Edition)

By: His Holiness the Dalai Lama; Cutler, Howard C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Riverhead Books / Penguin Putnam Inc.: 2009

Edition: 10th Anniversary Edition

Seller ID: 2283218

ISBN: 1594488894

Condition: Near Fine


10th anniversary edition. An exceptional copy. 2009 Hard Cover. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, the very purpose of our life is happiness, the very motion of our life is towards happiness.' -- H.H. the Dalai Lama, from The Art of Happiness. So popular and so rarely understood, this Nobel Peace Prize winner and man of great inner peace brings to a general audience the key to a happy life. In collaboration with a Western psychiatrist, The Art of Happiness is the first inspirational book for a general audience by the Dalai Lama. Thr... View more info

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Coleridge: Early Visions

By: Holmes, Richard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Viking: 1990

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2267315

ISBN: 0670804444

Condition: Very Good


Sticker to jacket rear, jacket faintly toned. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 409 pp. Sheds new light on poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, revealing the intricacies of both his personality and his literary vision. Samuel Taylor Coleridge (/?ko?l?r?d?/; 21 October 1772 – 25 July 1834) was an English poet, literary critic, philosopher and theologian who, with his friend William Wordsworth, was a founder of the Romantic Movement in England and a member of the Lake Poets. He wrote the poems The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Kubla Khan, as well as the major pro... View more info

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The Iliad (Barnes and Noble Classics)

By: Homer; King, Bruce M.; Rees, Ennis

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Barnes and Noble Classics: 2005

Seller ID: 2263235

ISBN: 1593082320

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2005 Trade Paperback. xl, 516 pp. The epic song of Ilion (an old name for Troy), The Iliad recreates a few dramatic weeks near the end of the fabled Trojan War, ending with the funeral of Hector, defender of the doomed city. Through its majestic verses stride the fabled heroes Priam, Hector, Paris, and Aeneas for Troy; Achilles, Ajax, Menelaus, Agamemnon, Patroclus, and Odysseus for the Greeks; and the beautiful Helen, over whom the longstanding war has been waged. Never far from the center of the story are the quarreling gods: Zeus, Poseidon, Apollo, Hera, Athena, and Aphrodite. ... View more info

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The Seven Ages of Frank Lloyd Wright: The Creative Process

By: Hoppen, Donald W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dover: 1997

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2278497

ISBN: 048629420X

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1997 Soft Cover. A former pupil writes about Wright's creative process and artistic philosophy. View more info

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The Complete Odes and Satires of Horace

By: Horace; Alexander, Sidney; Howard, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283793

ISBN: 0691004277

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Faint smudge on page ridge. 1999 Hard Cover. xxvii, 353 pp. Horace has long been revered as the supreme lyric poet of the Augustan Age. In his perceptive introduction to this translation of Horace's Odes and Satires, Sidney Alexander engagingly spells out how the poet expresses values and traditions that remain unchanged in the deepest strata of Italian character two thousand years later. Horace shares with Italians of today a distinctive delight in the senses, a fundamental irony, a passion for seizing the moment, and a view of religion as aesthetic experience rather than mysti... View more info

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The Canning Season

By: Horvath, Polly

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 2003

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2290956

ISBN: 0374399565

Condition: Very Good


5th printing. Small sticker to endpaper. 2003 Hard Cover. One night out of the blue, Ratchet Clark’s ill-natured mother tells her that Ratchet will be leaving their Pensacola apartment momentarily to take the train up north. There she will spend the summer with her aged relatives Penpen and Tilly, inseparable twins who couldn’t look more different from each other. Staying at their secluded house, Ratchet is treated to a passel of strange family history and local lore, along with heaps of generosity and care that she has never experienced before. Also, Penpen has recently espoused a new phi... View more info

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Wright for Wright [Frank Lloyd Wright]

By: Howard, Hugh

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rizzoli: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289021

ISBN: 0847823660

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An excellent copy. 2001 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 160 pp. The buildings of Frank Lloyd Wright exercise a kind of architectural magic on the people who visit them, inspiring a sense of wonder at their visual elements, dramatic energy, and ingenious compositional features. These qualities are no more evident than in the buildings that Wright designed for himself and his family. Wright for Wright is the first book to focus exclusively on these seven houses and ten other structures. Free from the constraints of the client-architect relationship, ... View more info

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Confucius Said It First

By: Hsieh, Tehyi

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Warren Press: 1939

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2260181

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Signed by author. Jacket torn along length of spine, splitting front and rear of jacket in two; half-inch by one-inch chip to top edge of jacket rear. Pencil note on front endpaper, minor pencil marginalia. 1939 Hard Cover. 92 pp. An insightful look into how Confucius was the first to state many things attributed to later philosophers. View more info

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Les Miserables: A Novel, Complete in Two Volumes

By: Hugo, Victor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The International Press / The John C. Winston Co.: 1914

Seller ID: 2280649

Condition: Very Good


No publication date (ink date on front endpapers dated 1914), edges of both volumes lightly rubbed, ink name and date on front endpaper of both volumes, rear hinge of Volume I starting. We have more books available by this author!. 377, 345, 192; 116, 434, 367 pp. Two volume set. Top page ridges gilt. Les Misérables (French pronunciation: ?[le mize?abl(?)]) is a French historical novel by Victor Hugo, first published in 1862, that is considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century. In the English-speaking world, the novel is usually referred to by its original French title. However,... View more info

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The Essential David Hume

By: Hume, David

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Mentor Books: 1969

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2277177

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed. 1969 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. A selection from the works of Hume, from his early treatises to his later dialogues. View more info

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The Philosophy of David Hume (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books)

By: Hume, David; Chappell, V.C. (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Modern Library: 1963

Seller ID: 2292437

Condition: Good


Some ink underlining. 1963 Hard Cover. 596 pp. Selections from various works by the influential Scottish philosopher. Includes: Introduction; Selected Bibliography; Note on the Text; My Own Life; A Treatise of Human Nature (selections), An Inquiry Concerning Human Understanding (selections), An Inquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals (selections), Of The Standard Of Taste, Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: David Hume (7 May 1711 [26 April O.S.] – 25 August 1776) was a Scottish philosopher, economist, historian and a key figure in the history of Western philosophy a... View more info

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Zen Buddhism

By: Humphreys, Christmas

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Compay: 1970

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2289069

Condition: Very Good


Third printing. Minor general wear. 1970 Trade Paperback. 175 pp. A lively introduction to its origins, influences, techniques, and modern affinities. What is Zen? If you asked a true Zen master he might tweak your nose, scowl fiercely, or roar with laughter, whichever he thought would stir your spirit awake—for that is the object of Zen. Humphreys, however, who has practiced both Zen & the law with equal success for more than thirty years, is kinder. He does give the reader an idea—a very good idea—of what it is all about. He describes, with some of the endlessly amusing stories that ce... View more info

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The Art and Culture of Early Greece, 1100-480 B.C.

By: Hurwit, Jeffrey M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Cornell: 1987

Seller ID: 2272376

ISBN: 080149401X

Condition: Near Fine


Faint edge wear. 1987 Trade Paperback. This handsomely illustrated book offers a broad synthesis of Archaic Greek culture. Unlike other books dealing with the art and architecture of the Archaic period, it places these subjects in their historical, social, literary, and intellectual contexts. Origins and originality constitute a central theme, for during this period representational and narrative art, monumental sculpture and architecture, epic, lyric, and dramatic poetry, the city-state (polis), tyranny and early democracy, and natural philosophy were all born. 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

Condition: Near Fine


1990 printing. We have more books available by this author!. 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; Plo... View more info

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Time Must Have a Stop

By: Huxley, Aldous

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290439

Condition: Near Fine


First American edition. Lacks jacket. Rear jacket panel mounted on front free endpaper, owner bookplate on front paste-down. 1944 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 311, [3] pp. 8vo. A novel by the author of Brave New World. Follows the story of Sebastian Barnack, a young poet, who holidays with his hedonistic uncle in Florence. Many of the philosophical themes discussed in the novel are explored further in Huxley's 1945 work, The Perennial Philosophy. View more info

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Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi: A Study in the Origin of German Realism (Contributions to Philosophy, Psychology and Education, Vol. 1, No. 1)

By: Jacobi, Friedrich Heinrich; Wilde, Norman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Columbia College: 1894

Seller ID: 2261901

Condition: Very Good


Custom bound with blanks for notes interleaved (though these were never used). Faint smudge on rear board, pencil name on title page, pages faintly toned. 1894 Soft Cover. 77 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; Part I. Formative Influences: Pietism, Rationalism, Sensationalism, Spinozism; Part II. Doctrine: Sources, Relation of Epistemology and Ontology, Ontology, Epistemology, Conclusion. Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi (German: [ja?ko?bi]; 25 January 1743 – 10 March 1819) was an influential German philosopher, literary figure, socialite, and the younger brother of poet Johann Georg Jacobi. He is notable... View more info

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Writings, 1878-1899: Psychology: Briefer Course; The Will to Believe and Other Essays in Popular Philosophy; Talks to Teachers on Psychology and to Students on Some of Life's Ideals; Selected Essays (The Library of America 58)

By: James, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1992

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2203975

Condition: Very Good


First thus. Includes publisher's slipcase. One small section of pages dog-eared. 1992 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1212 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of works on psychology and philosophy by the thinker associated with the philosophical school of pragmatism. His brother Henry James and his sister Alice James were also accomplished writers and intellectuals. Chronology and notes following text. This edition is part of the Library of America series, published by a non-profit organization whose goal is to keep ... View more info

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The Meaning of Truth

By: James, William

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor Books / University of Michigan Press: 1970

Seller ID: 2269131

ISBN: 0472061623

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers rubbed. 1970 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. A spirited defense against those who attacked his work Pragmatism in the previous year. View more info

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The Will to Believe: Human Immortality, and Other Essays on Popular Philosophy

By: James, William

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: 1956

Seller ID: 2286276

Condition: Very Good


Laminate starting to peel. 1956 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xvii, 332, ix, 70 pp. The work of William James contributed greatly to the burgeoning fields of psychology, particularly in the areas of education, religion, mysticism and pragmatism. The brother of novelist Henry James and of diarist Alice James, William wrote several powerful essays expressing his ideas on the pragmatic theory of truth, sentience, and human beings' right to believe. In The Will to Believe, James suggests that what a person holds to be true or attainable may exist through that perso... 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