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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

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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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The Complete Dublin Diary of Stanislaus Joyce

By: Joyce, Stanislaus; Healey, George H. (Editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cornell University Press: 1971

Seller ID: 1863938

Condition: Near Fine


Includes original jacket lightly rubbed at edges, inside lightly foxed, now securely wrapped in attractive Mylar. Pages lightly toned, clean. Tiny imperfection on edge of first page of front mater.Very Good. 1971 Hard Cover. 188 pp. A collection of diary entries from Stanislaus Joyce, the younger brother of and constant companion to the literary giant James Joyce. Stanislaus Joyce (December 17, 1884-June 16, 1955) was an Irish teacher, scholar, and writer who lived for many years in Italy. He was the brother of James Joyce. Considered a whetstone by his more famous brother, who shared his idea... 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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Lectures on Ethics (The Cloister Library)

By: Kant, Immanuel

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harper Torchbook: 1963

Seller ID: 2291891

Condition: Good


Some ink underlining. 1963 Trade Paperback. The lectures in which Kant discusses his famous deontological ethics. View more info

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Hegel: A Reinterpretation

By: Kaufmann, Walter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday Anchor: 1966

Seller ID: 2292409

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed. 1966 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. A look back at the philosophy of Hegel through the lens of the 20th century. 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

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Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World

By: Kidder, Tracy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201179

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. 2004 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 322 pp. Reader's Circle reading group guide follows text. Tracy Kidder is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the author of the bestsellers The Soul of a New Machine, House, Among Schoolchildren, and Home Town. He has been described by the Baltimore Sun as the “master of the non-fiction narrative.” This powerful and inspiring new book shows how one person can make a difference, as Kidder tells the true story of a gifted man who is in love with the world and has set out to do all he can to cure it.At the ce... View more info

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Mountains Beyond Mountains: Healing the World: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer

By: Kidder, Tracy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks: 2003

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2273059

ISBN: 0812973011

Condition: Very Good


Advance reader's edition. Signed by Tracy Kidder and Paul Farmer on title page (Farmer adds under his name, 'who also read this version'). A bit smoky. 2003 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 317, [3] pp. Tracy Kidder is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the author of the bestsellers The Soul of a New Machine, House, Among Schoolchildren, and Home Town. He has been described by the Baltimore Sun as the “master of the non-fiction narrative.” This powerful and inspiring new book shows how one person can make a difference, as Kidder tells the true story o... View more info

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Works of Love

By: Kierkegaard, Soren; Swenson, David F. & Lillian Marvin; Steer, Douglas V.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1949

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2283773

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Edges slightly toned, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1949 Hard Cover. xiv, 317, [5] pp. 8vo. Translated from the Danish by David F. & Lillian Marvin Swenson, with an introduction by Douglas V. Steere. Kierkegaard elaborates on the Christian concept of agape (divine love), and uses it and his existential approach to examine what it is to be Christian. View more info

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Dream: The Words and Inspiration of Martin Luther King, Jr.

By: King, Martin Luther Jr.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Blue Mountain Arts: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2282813

ISBN: 1598422405

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faintly rubbed. 2007 Hard Cover. Inspired by the life and philosophy of one of the 20th century's most remarkable humanitarians, this book combines compelling photographs of King with quotations from his most inspiring speeches and writings to capture the true essence of his timeless messages of nonviolence, equality, and love. The book also includes an in-depth biographical essay by South African writer/novelist Mike Nicol and an introduction by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. View more info

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Strength to Love

By: King, Martin Luther, Jr.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281574

Condition: Near Fine


First edition (stated, with $3.50 price on jacket). Owner bookplate remnant on front endpaper, reverse of jacket foxed, jacket a bit rubbed. 1963 Hard Cover. x, [2], 146, [2] pp. 8vo. King's second book, a collection of sermons preaching the value of love and nonviolence, and urging the sort of mutual understanding and respect King spoke about during his speeches as a civil right activist. If there is one book Martin Luther King, Jr. has written that people consistently tell me has changed their lives, it is Strength to Love. So wrote Coretta Scott King. She continued: I believe it is because ... View more info

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The Presocratic Philosophers

By: Kirk, G.S.; Raven, J.E.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: University of Cambridge: 1963

Seller ID: 2292452

Condition: Good


Spine creased. 1963 Trade Paperback. Includes information on the ancient Greek worldview, early philosophers such as Thales, and also looks at philosophy in Greek settlements in Italy. View more info

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Fruits of Philosophy; or The Private Companion of Adult People

By: Knowlton, Charles

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Peter Pauper Press: 1937

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2199881

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, one of 450 copies. Boards lightly soiled. 1937 Hard Cover. 107 pp. A limited edition reissue of the work originally published anonymously in 1832, which according to the introductory notice has done much to revolutionize the sexual habits of the English speaking world. Its importance lies chiefly in its influence in diffusing contraceptive knowledge... The Fruits of Philosophy is the most important treatise on birth control technique for seventeen centuries; the greatest since the chapter in Sorano's Gynecology (2nd century A.D.).Knowlton may perhaps be considered the American... View more info

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Phenomenology: The Philosophy of Edmund Husserl and Its Interpretation

By: Kockelmans, Joseph J.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Anchor / Doubleday: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287879

ISBN: 0385084803

Condition: Good


First edition. Wrappers rubbed, ink underlining to a few pages. 1967 Mass Market Paperback. In 1900 Edmund Husseri introduced to the world the idea of a new philosophy, phenomenology, which, with its offspring existentialism, has gradually become the dominant continental European philosophy. Husseri demanded of philosophy both a new rigor and a new humanism. He first showed how the philosopher can recover, by a kind of mental leap that Husseri calls the transcendental reduction, the ability to describe with scientific exactness the life of consciousness in its primordial encounter with the wor... View more info

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An Outline of the Philosophical Anthropology

By: Kowalczyk, Stanislaw

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Peter Lang: 1991

Seller ID: 1837644

ISBN: 3631441568

Condition: Near Fine


Single faint spine crease, minor wear to wrapper edges. 1991 Trade Paperback. 289 pp. '[A]n attempt to unite the classic thomistic philosophy with the phenomenological method. The first part of the book contains methodological remarks connected with the transition from the phenomenology to the metaphysics of man. The second part of the paper gives a phenomenological description of man: his corporeity, main attributes and activity - external and internal. The final part of anthropology is the metaphysics of man. Human being is the substantial self, the personal 'I', a psycho-somatic reality end... View more info

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The Farewell Party

By: Kundera, Milan; Kussi, Peter (Translator)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1977

Seller ID: 2198343

ISBN: 0571168876

Condition: Very Good


Spine creased, pages toned. 1977 Trade Paperback. 209 pp. One problem leads to another and before long Kilma, the celebrated jazz trumpeter, receives a phone call announcing that a young nurse with whom he spent a brief night at a fertility spa is pregnant. How on earth can Kilma prevent his wife from finding out?Keywords: FICTION LITERATURE LITERARY EXISTENTIAL EXISTENTIALISM EXISTENTIALIST HUMAN CONDITION EXISTENCE BEING COMIC MILIEU PHILOSOPHICAL HISTORICAL HISTORIC HISTORY PHILOSOPHY PHILOSOPHIC INQUIRY MILAN KUNDERA FAREWELL PARTY WALTZ JAZZ View more info

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From Phenomenology to Metaphysics: An Inquiry into the Last Period of Merleau-Ponty's Philosophical Life (Duquesne Studies, Philosophical Series, No. 20)

By: Kwant, Remy C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Duquesne University Press: 1966

Seller ID: 2289476

Condition: Good


Spine hinge along front wrapper previously mended with tape, a few light stains on wrappers, wrappers creased, underlining. 1966 Large Softcover. 246 pp. Phenomenology has often been accused of denying metaphysics and of making metaphysical reflection impossible. Several philosophers have tried to reconcile phenomenology with traditional metaphysics, but the synthesis usually appeared to be a hybrid combination of heterogeneous elements. Metaphysics cannot be added to phenomenology, but must be discovered it in. Merleau-Ponty has discovered the metaphysical implications of his phenomenological... View more info

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Women, Fire, and Dangerous Things: What Categories Reveal About the Mind

By: Lakoff, George

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2265320

ISBN: 0226468046

Condition: Near Fine


Sticker on rear wrapper. 1990 Trade Paperback. xvii, 614 pp. Its publication should be a major event for cognitive linguistics and should pose a major challenge for cognitive science. In addition, it should have repercussions in a variety of disciplines, ranging from anthropology and psychology to epistemology and the philosophy of science. . . . Lakoff asks: What do categories of language and thought reveal about the human mind? Offering both general theory and minute details, Lakoff shows that categories reveal a great deal.--David E. Leary, American Scientist. View more info

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Secret of Doctrines of the Tibetan Books of the Dead

By: Lauf, Detlef Ingo

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Shambala: 1989

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2289076

ISBN: 0877731039

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. Spine creased, a few light spots on top page ridge. 1989 Trade Paperback. xi, 254 pp. The Tibetan Books of the Dead are a diverse collection of Buddhist scriptures that yield valuable insight into the psychology of death and dying and suggest the importance of meditative practice and knowledge as tools for self-understanding. This in-depth study of this rich body of Buddhist literature details the Tibetan Buddhist belief in the bardos, of intermediate states, and serves as an illuminating companion volume to The Tibetan Book of the Dead. Using original texts from both the Budd... View more info

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The Philosophy of Time (Oxford Readings in Philosophy)

By: Le Poidevin, Robin; MacBeath, Murray

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1995

Seller ID: 2279568

ISBN: 0198239998

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine. 1995 Trade Paperback. vi,230 pp. This volume provides a balanced set of reviews which introduce the central topics in the philosophy of time. This is the first introductory anthology on the subject to appear for many years; the contributors are distinguished, and two of the essays are specially written for this collection. In their introduction, the editors summarize the background to the debate, and show the relevance of issues in the philosophy of time for other branches of philosophy and for science. Contributors include J.M.E. McTaggart, Arthur N. Prior, D.H. Mellor, Sydney Shoe... View more info

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Orthodox Socialism: A Criticism

By: le Rossignol, James Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1907

Seller ID: 2208429

Condition: Good


Early edition (second thousand). No jacket, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, binding beginning to split between pages 86-87, pencil underlining and marginalia throughout. 1907 Hard Cover. vii, 147 pp. The following pages contain a brief exposition and criticism of the essential points of Marxian Socialism, also called Scientific Socialism.CONTENTS: The Creed of Socialism; The Labor-Cost Theory of Value; The Iron Law of Wages; Surplus Value; Machinery; Industrial Crises; The Economic Interpretation of History; The Class Struggle; The Social Revolution; Selected List of Books in English; ... View more info

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The Great Crystal Fraud, or, The Great P.J.: A Serio-comic Story Based on Actual Happenings (The Philosophy of Life)

By: Leech, W. [Walter] Stuart

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Occult Publishing Company: 1926

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2001132

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Review copy with slip tipped in on front endpaper. Endpapers lightly foxed. 1926 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 56 pp. Original orange cloth, black titles. Originally printed in the Bulletin Review. A fictionalized account of a supposedly true story of fraud, in which 'The Great P.J.' defrauds those interested in supporting his esoteric studies, performed under the auspices of the 'School of Natural Science'. View more info

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Totemism

By: Levi-Strauss, Claude; Needham, Robney

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Beacon Press: 1963

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2288074

ISBN: 080704671X

Condition: Very Good


Fourth printing. Front wrapper lightly rubbed, ink stamp on half-title page. 1963 Trade Paperback. 116 pp. This work is significant not only for students of anthropology but for students of philosophy and psychology as well. The distinguished anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss examines here the great variety of beliefs encompassed by totemism, the attacks to which it has been subject, and the constant attempts to restore useful meaning to it. His account deals with the views of such renowned anthropologists as Boas, van Gennep, Elkin, Fortes, Firth, Evans-Pritchard, and Radcliffe-Brown; it al... View more info

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Peace of Mind

By: Liebman, Joshua Loth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1949

Seller ID: 2207145

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy.Jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1949 Mass Market Paperback. xiv, 203 pp. It may seem strange for a man to write a book about peace of mind in this age of fierce turmoil and harrowing doubts. I have written this book in the conviction that social peace can never be permanently achieved so long as individuals engage in civil war with themselves.In this book I try to present some answers that have proved helpful to me about the universal human dilemmas of conscience, love, fear, grief, and God-- crucial problems that present themselves in every kind of society, and, I believe, will prese... View more info

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Romanovs: Autocrats of All the Russias

By: Lincoln, W. Bruce

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Dial Press: 1981

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2290588

ISBN: 0385271875

Condition: Very Good


1982 3rd printing. Two light 1 inch stains to base of jacket (visible only on reverse), edges lightly foxed. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 852 pp. 8vo. Includes section of black & white photographs. For three centuries -- beginning with the accession of Mikhail Feodorovich Romanov in 1613 -- the Romanov Dynasty ruled Russia. At its height in the mid-nineteenth century, the empire of the Romanovs comprised more than one sixth of the earth's surface. Its reign ended with the execution of Nicholas II and Alexandra in the early 20th century. Noted Russian scho... View more info