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Dreams and Myths: A Study in Race Psychology (Nervous and Mental Disease Monograph Series, No. 15)

By: Abraham, Karl; White, William A. (Translator)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease Publishing Company: 1913

Seller ID: 2201995

Condition: Very Good


Ink stamp on front endpaper & title page, ink name on title page, minor pencil underlining & marginalia. 1913 Hard Cover. 74 pp. 9 7/8 x 6 1/2. Original blue cloth, paper spine label. An interesting monograph on dreams and myths, with reference to Freudian theory, and concerning itself mainly with the differences between the psychology of the individual and the more collective type of thought, as seen in folklore, racial identity, tradition, etc. CONTENTS: Object and Viewpoint of Psychoanalytic Investigations According to Freud; Childhood Phantasies in Dreams and Myths. Application of the Wish... View more info

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A Natural History of Love

By: Ackerman, Diane

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Random House: 1994

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2268725

ISBN: 0679403477

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxiii, 358 pp. The bestselling author of A Natural History of the Senses now explores the allure of adultery, the appeal of aphrodisiacs, and the cult of the kiss. Enchantingly written and stunningly informed, this audaciously brilliant romp through the world of romantic love (Washington Post Book World) is the next best thing to love itself. View more info

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Elusive Equity, Empathy, and Empowerment: One Woman's Journey through the Challenges of Gender Bias in the Early Twenty-First Century [21st]

By: Angel, Pandora B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Archway: 2018

Seller ID: 2298732

ISBN: 1480868264

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2018 Trade Paperback. xxvii, 129 pp. Dr. Pandora B. Angel was a practicing physician for thirty years. She spent twenty-three of those years as an emergency physician at a university medical center and an affiliated hospital. In Elusive Equity, Empathy, and Empowerment, she shares the challenges she faced as a female emergency physician in what is still perceived as a male profession. Addressing the gender bias and inequality she experienced while striving for and achieving a career in medicine, this memoir addresses workforce power and control, double standards, gender bias, disc... 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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Essays on the Formation and Publication of Opinions, the Pursuit of Truth, and On Other Subjects.

By: Bailey, Samuel

Price: $30.00  $24.00

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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The Structure of Magic, Volume II: A Book about Communication and Change

By: Bandler, Richard; Grinder, John;

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Science and Behavior Books, Inc.: 1975

Seller ID: 2289432

ISBN: 0831400498

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed, small loss to spine, minor highlighting. 1975 Soft Cover. 198 pp. This seminal work in neurolinguistic programming (NLP) helps therapists understand how people create inner models of the world to represent their experience and guide their behavior. Volume II applies NLP theory to nonverbal communication. View more info

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The Structure of Magic: A Book about Language and Therapy

By: Bandler, Richard; Grinder, John; Satir, Virginia; Bateson, Gregory

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Science and Behavior Books, Inc.: 1975

Seller ID: 2289431

ISBN: 0831400447

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed, stain along bottom edges of pages, stain on edge of title page, minor highlighting. 1975 Soft Cover. xv, 225 pp. This seminal work in neurolinguistic programming (NLP) help therapists understand how people create inner models of the world to represent their experience and guide their behavior. Volume I describes the Meta Model, a framework for comprehending the structure of language. View more info

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An Introduction to the History of Sociology

By: Barnes, Harry Elmer (Editor)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press: 1950

Seller ID: 2202004

ISBN: 0226037231

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket. Spine faded, ink note on front endpaper. 1950 Hard Cover. 960 pp. CONTENTS: Part I - Historical Introduction: Sociology Before Comte; Part II - The Pioneers of Sociology; Part III. Leading Sociologists In Germanic Countries; Part IV. Continental European Sociology In Non-Germanic Countries; Part V. English Sociologists Since Herbert Spencer; Part VI. Sociological Theory In America. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Harry Elmer Barnes (June 15, 1889 – August 25, 1968) was a prominent American historian in the 20th century. View more info

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The Essential Difference: The Truth about the Male and Female Brain

By: Baron-Cohen, Simon

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Basic Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287669

ISBN: 0738208442

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine head lightly bumped. 2003 Hard Cover. xiii, 271 pp. We all appreciate that there are differences in the typical psychology of men and women. Yet underlying these subtle differences, Simon Baron-Cohen believes, there is one essential difference, and it affects everything we do: Men have a tendency to analyze and construct systems while women are inclined to empathize. With fresh evidence for these claims, Baron-Cohen explores how these sex differences arise more from biological than cultural causes and shows us how each brain type contributes in various ways to what ... View more info

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Mind and Nature: A Necessary Unity

By: Bateson, Gregory

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Bantam: 1988

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2292455

ISBN: 0553345753

Condition: Good


1st printing. Faint toning. 1988 Trade Paperback. Renowned for his contributions to anthropology, biology, and the social sciences, Bateson asserts that man must think as Nature does to live in harmony on the earth and, citing examples from the natural world, he maintains that biological evolution is a mental process. View more info

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Cataclysms, Crises, and Catastrophes: Psychology in Action (The Master Lectures)

By: Baum, Andrew; Frederick, Calvin Jeff; Frieze, Irene Hanson; Shneidman, Edwin S.; Wortman, Camille B.; VandenBos, Gary R.; Bryant, Brenda K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: American Psychological Association: 1987

Seller ID: 2261926

ISBN: 0912704772

Condition: Very Good


Front wrapper faintly toned, ink name. 1987 Trade Paperback. 235 pp. Although by no means definitive, the information that clinical practitioners, community psychologists, applied social psychologists, health psychologists, and others will find in these chapters will provide a broad view of current understandings of how catastrophic events affect individuals and groups and of how human beings adapt and can be helped to adapt to the resulting stresses. The chapters in this volume provide insight into the effects of disasters resulting from technological accidents as well as natural disasters, c... View more info

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Love Is Never Enough: How Couples Can Overcome Misunderstandings, Resolve Conflicts, and Solve Relationship Problems Through Cognitive Therapy

By: Beck, Aaron T.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Perennial Library: 1989

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268627

ISBN: 0060916044

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Wrappers and pages faintly toned. 1989 Trade Paperback. xii, 415 pp. With eloquence and accessibility, Dr. Aaron T. Beck analyzes the actual dialogue of troubled couples to illuminate the most common problems in marriage--the power of negative thinking, disillusionment, rigid rules and expectations, and miscommunication. View more info

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Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain: How a New Science Reveals Our Extraordinary Potential to Transform Ourselves

By: Begley, Sharon

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ballantine: 2007

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2292435

ISBN: 0345479890

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Light edge wear. 2007 Trade Paperback. In this fascinating and far-reaching book, Newsweek science writer Sharon Begley reports on how cutting-edge science and the ancient wisdom of Buddhism have come together to reveal that, contrary to popular belief, we have the power to literally change our brains by changing our minds. Recent pioneering experiments in neuroplasticity–the ability of the brain to change in response to experience–reveal that the brain is capable of altering its structure and function, and even of generating new neurons, a power we retain well into old age. ... 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

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The Female World: A Brilliant Exploration of a Previously Uncharted Region--the Special World of Women

By: Bernard, Jessie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Free Press: 1981

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202132

ISBN: 0029030005

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Signed by author and inscribed: For Elizabeth O'Hera with best regards, Jessie Bernard 10/19/81. Edges very lightly rubbed. Crease to front and rear wrapper of jacket and jacket spine. 1981 Hard Cover. x, 614 pp. A sociological look at the sphere of women examines its patterns and trends, compares it with the world of men, and relates both concepts to politics and economics. Keywords: JESSIE BERNARD FEMALE WORLD BRILLIANT EXPLORATION PREVIOUSLY UNCHARTED REGION SPECIAL WORLD OF WOMEN WOMENS STUDIES SOCIOLOGY HISTORY PSYCHOLOGY View more info

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Rethinking the DSM: A Psychological Perspective

By: Beutler, Larry E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: American Psychological Association: 2002

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2261835

ISBN: 1557988412

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. An exceptional copy. 2002 Hard Cover. This work reflects the dissatisfaction of a growing number of mental-health professionals who question the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders' (DSM) lack of strong empirical foundations and who are confounded by its patchwork of vaguely defined disorders, each defined by seemingly arbitrary time limits or poorly related symptoms. Expressing concern about whether the DSM truly provides a method for differentiating normal from pathological, clinicians and therapists alike wonder if the DSM should remain the diagnostic tool of... View more info

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The Greater Emancipation: A Story-Study of Mind

By: Bluntach, John Alexander

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Charter Publisher, Rochester: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2164351

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed without attribution & signed in pencil by author on front flyleaf ('With the good will and regard of J A Bluntach'). Owner sticker on title page, some loss of gilt from titles on front board, minimal pencil marginalia. 1915 Hard Cover. 216, [1] pp. 8vo. A celebration of the power of the human mind, with some philosophical and religious underpinnings, written in the form of a novel. 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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The Metaphysics of Sir William Hamilton, Collected, Arranged, and Abridged, for the Use of Colleges and Private Students

By: Bowen, Francis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: John Allyn: 1887

Seller ID: 2302755

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. A nice copy. 1887 Hard Cover. viii, 563 pp. CONTENTS: Utility of the Study of Philosophy; The Nature and Comprehension of Philosophy; The Causes of Philosophy, and the Dispositions with Which it Ought to Be Studied; The Method of Philosophy; The Divisions of Philosophy; Definition of Psychology: Relativity of Human Knowledge: Explication of Terms; Explication of Terms Continued; Distribution of Mental Phaenomena: Special Conditions of Consciousness; Consciousness Not a Special Faculty; Consciousness Not a Special Faculty Continued: Its Relation to Perception, Attention, and Reflecti... View more info

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Anxiety Makes Me Anxious

By: Brazier, Shayna

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Happiness Center: 2017

Seller ID: 2288785

ISBN: 099872470X

Condition: Near Fine


Laminate on rear wrapper creased. 2017 Trade Paperback. 91 pp. Illustrated by Jake Bush. Brazier’s voice is nothing short of refreshing with her new hilarious and honest approach to dealing with anxiety. Her transparency in living with anxiety provides the clearest (and funniest) picture for anyone who can’t imagine what it’s like. Reading her stories is like watching a movie full of laughter, tears, and all the feels. Brazier has certainly breathed color into the world of anxiety with her thoughtful insights and vivid recollections. She provides tips for living with anxiety but shares p... View more info

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The Effective Psychotherapist: Conclusions from Practice and Research

By: Brenner, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pergamon Press: 1982

Seller ID: 2301972

ISBN: 0080280552

Condition: Very Good


Faintly rubbed. 1982 Trade Paperback. Offers students and practitioners a fresh new look at developing a more effective therapeutic relationship. View more info

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Celebrate Mid-Life: Jungian Archetypes and Mid-Life Spirituality

By: Brewi, Janice; Brennan, Anne

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Crossroad: 1992

Seller ID: 2280091

ISBN: 0824509536

Condition: Near Fine


Spine creased. 1992 Trade Paperback. xii, 296 pp. Offers a spiritual perspective on mid-life crisis, and discusses the archetypes of life cycle, child, and the wisdom of Christ. View more info

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Psychotherapy with Schizophrenics (Monograph Series on Schizophrenia, No. 3)

By: Brody, Eugene B.; Redlich, Fredrick C.; Knight, Robert P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: International Universities Press, Inc.: 1952

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2208422

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. No jacket, lettering on spine lightly rubbed, pages faintly toned. 1952 Hard Cover. 246 pp. CONTENTS: Preface by the Editors; Robert P. Knight - Introduction; Fredrick C. Redlich - The Concept of Schizophrenia and Its Implications for Therapy; Eugene B. Brody - The Treatment of Schizophrenia: A Review; Frieda Fromm-Reichmann - Some Aspects of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Schizophrenics; Jacob A. Arlow - Discussion of Dr. Fromm-Reichmann's Paper; David Wright - Discussion of Dr. Fromm-Reichmann's Paper; K.R. Eissler - Remarks on the Psychoanalysis of Schizophrenia; Ruth Wilma... View more info

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In Search of Mind: Essays in Autobiography (The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Series)

By: Bruner, Jerome

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1983

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2288033

ISBN: 0063370352

Condition: Very Good


Jacket spine head and spine base rubbed, jacket flaps lightly toned. Address labels on front endpapers, owner's stamp on front and rear endpapers, minor highlighting. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 306 pp. The eminent psychologist reflects on the course of his work, examines the development of the study of psychology and his substantial contributions to its growth, and provides a glimpse of himself as thinker, teacher, and student of the mind. View more info

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In Search of Mind: Essays in Autobiography (The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Series)

By: Bruner, Jerome

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288034

ISBN: 0060151919

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Half-inch by half-inch chip to jacket spine base, jacket edges rubbed, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 306 pp. The eminent psychologist reflects on the course of his work, examines the development of the study of psychology and his substantial contributions to its growth, and provides a glimpse of himself as thinker, teacher, and student of the mind. 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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Among The Thugs: The Experience, and the Seduction, of Crowd Violence

By: Buford, Bill

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Norton: 1992

Seller ID: 2280327

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1992 Trade Paperback. A collection of accounts and interpretations of sports riots and mass unrest in Britain. View more info

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The Secret

By: Byrne, Rhonda

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Atria Books: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2293808

ISBN: 1582701709

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Ink inscription, faint edge wear. 2006 Hard Cover. 198 pp. Fragments of a Great Secret have been found in the oral traditions, in literature, in religions and philosophies throughout the centuries. For the first time, all the pieces of The Secret come together in an incredible revelation that will be life-transforming for all who experience it. In this book, you'll learn how to use The Secret in every aspect of your life -- money, health, relationships, happiness, and in every interaction you have in the world. You'll begin to understand the hidden, untapped power that's within you, a... View more info

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The Hero's Journey: Joseph Campbell on His Life and Work

By: Campbell, Joseph; Cousineau, Phil

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Element: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288993

ISBN: 1862045984

Condition: Very Good


First edition. One inch tear along top edge of rear jacket panel, front jacket flap price-clipped. Owner's library stamp on front endpaper and half-title page and rear endpaper, ink gift note on half-title page, pages very faintly toned. 1999 Large Hardcover. xxvii, 258 pp. The author of Hero With a Thousand Faces, The Masks of God series, and The Power of Myth here turns his powers of observation and analysis on his own life's journey and conveys the excitement of his life-long exploration of mythic traditions, which he called the one great story of mankind. In conversations with poets, anthr... View more info

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Love's Coming of Age: A Series of Papers on the Relations of the Sexes

By: Carpenter, Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Vanguard Press: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266237

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, pencil name on front endpaper, minor pencil underlining. 1926 Hard Cover. 178 pp. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Edward Carpenter (29 August 1844 – 28 June 1929) was an English socialist poet, philosopher, anthologist, and early activist for rights for homosexuals.[1] A poet and writer, he was a close friend of Rabindranath Tagore, and a friend of Walt Whitman.[2] He corresponded with many famous figures such as Annie Besant, Isadora Duncan, Havelock Ellis, Roger Fry, Mahatma Gandhi, Keir Hardie, J. K. Kinney, Jack London, George Merrill, E. D. Morel, William Morris, Edward R. P... View more info