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The Skeptical Inquirer Spring 1982

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012898


The binding is solid but there are ink markings. Shroud Science. A Special Critique Miracles, Myths and Misinformation. Creationist Threat. Zodiac and Personality. View more info

Skeptical Inquirer (7 issues from Winter 1992 to Fall 1994)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal: 1992-94

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012899


1992 -Winter,Summer & Fall. 1994 all 4 issues.Psychic Experiences Explained, Tributes to Isaac Asimov, Gaia without Mysticism. Crop Circles. Nikola Tesla. Reincarnation Examined. The Antiscience Threat. The New Skepticism. Many other articles. View more info

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A History of Western Philosophy W.T. Jones California Institute of Technology (4 of 5 Volumes)

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace: 1970

Seller ID: 027598


Four our of five volumes. The 5th volume is not present. Light shelf wear, some foxing on the top edge. Second edition. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Marxist-Lenninist Philosophy

By: A. P. Sheptulin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Moscow, Progress Publishers: 1980

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 026282


Blue cloth with gold lettering. No writing in the book. Text tight and clean, 494pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

On Kindness (First Edition)

By: Adam Phillips and Barbara Taylor

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London and New York, Hamish Hamilton: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039322


Kindness is the foundation of the world's great religions and most-enduring philosophies. Why, then, does being kind feel so dangerous? If we crave kindness with such intensity, why is it often the last pleasure we permit ourselves? And why despite our longing are we often suspicious when we are on the receiving end of it?Drawing on intellectual history, literature, psychoanalysis, and contemporary social theory, this brief and essential book will return to its readers w... View more info

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The Open: Man and Animal

By: Agamben, Giorgio; Attell, Kevin [Translator]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stanford, CA, Stanford University Press: 2004

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 039472


The end of human history is an event that has been foreseen or announced by both messianics and dialecticians. But who is the protagonist of that history that is comingor has cometo a close? What is man? How did he come on the scene? And how has he maintained his privileged place as the master of, or first among, the animals? In The Open, contemporary Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben considers the ways in which the "human" has been thought of as either a dis... View more info

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State of Exception (First Edition)

By: Agamben, Giorgio; Attell, Kevin [Translator]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago and London, University of Chicago Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039474


Two months after the attacks of 9/11, the Bush administration, in the midst of what it perceived to be a state of emergency, authorized the indefinite detention of noncitizens suspected of terrorist activities and their subsequent trials by a military commission. Here, distinguished Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben uses such circumstances to argue that this unusual extension of power, or "state of exception," has historically been an underexamined and powerful... View more info

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Remnants of Auschwitz: The Witness and the Archive

By: Agamben, Giorgio; Heller-Roazen, Daniel [Translator]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Zone Books: 2002

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 039473


A philosophical study of the testimony of the survivors of Auschwitz. In this book the Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben looks closely at the literature of the survivors of Auschwitz, probing the philosophical and ethical questions raised by their testimony."In its form, this book is a kind of perpetual commentary on testimony. It did not seem possible to proceed otherwise. At a certain point, it became clear that testimony contained at its core an essential lacun... View more info

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Reason and Genius; A Study in Origins

By: Alfred Hock

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Philosophical Library: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006362


Nice copy. No writing in the book - not even an owners name.Jacket is not price-clipped. View more info

University of Notre Dame Natural Law Institute Proceedings 2 volumes (First Edition)

By: Alfred L, Scanlan, Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Notre Dame, IN, College of Law University of Notre Dame: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022875


Peach cloth, front cover of volume 1 is faded, volume 2 spine is faded and partially illegible, 142; 149pp., no writing in the books, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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In the Tracks of Historical Materialism

By: Anderson, Perry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Verso: 1983-06-18

Seller ID: 027563


Very good paperback. Light shelf wear. No writing in the text. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Matho: or, The Cosmotheoria Puerilis, A Dialogue...

By: Andrew Baxter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, A Millar: 1745

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 036737


Full calf with original leather spine label. Raised bands. Author's last name "Baxter" written on title page. Previous owner's personal library bookplate opposite Dedication page. 400pp. This is Volume 1 (of 2). Front hinge split (but holding strong). Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Disfigurations: Discourse/Critique/Ethics (First Edition)

By: Angus, Ian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Verso: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036871


There has been, over the last decades, a deep crisis in the models which, for a long time, have been central metaphors governing thought and research in the social sciences. The main symptom in this paradigmatic shift has been the increasing centrality of the discourse approach in social theory. The philosophical implications of this shift have not, until now, been thoroughly explored. Ranging over the work of Heidegger and Gramsci, this philosophical exploration is not ... View more info

The Bitter-Sweet Pilgrimage: Reflections on the Problem of Suffering

By: Arthur Preston Colbourn

Price: $17.50

Publisher: self published:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008287


Rear cover just a bit soiled (otherwise a very good copy). No writing in the book - not even an owners name.Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Kant's Moral Teleology (New)

By: Auxter, Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Macon, GA, Mercer University Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036918


Auxter challenges the prevailing view that Kant's ethic is ateleological and shows how Kant defines the goals humnan beings ought to pursue. Auxter begins by discussing the subtlety of the critical solutions to the classical problem of reconciling natural and moral teleologies.He systematically explores the teleological dimension of Kant's practical philosophy - explaining how goals are derived, how they fit together into a comprehensive moral order, and how the elaborat... View more info

Sylva Sylvarum: of A Naturall Historie [natural history]. In Ten Centuries. Written by the Right Honourable Francis Lo. Verulam, Viscount St. Alban (Third Edition) bound with, New Atlantis. A Work Unfinished (First Edition)

By: Bacon, Francis, Viscount St. Albans

Price: $1,350.00

Publisher: London, Printed by J. H. for William Lee: 1631

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031674


The Sylva is a collection of facts and observations which was intended to become a part of Bacon"s vast philosophical project, the Instauratio Magna, a project that was never completed. The New Atlantis is a philosophical romance, a description of an ideal state in which the principles of Bacon"s new philosophy were carried out by political machinery and under state guidance." Two volumes bound in one. 19th century rebind. Sylva, the first work is the Thir... View more info

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Moral Science: A compendium of Ethics

By: Bain, Alexander

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Appleton: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004303


337 pages. Quarter shiny black cloth on black boards. Bain was a prominent latter 19th century philosopher from Scotland. This is one of his more important works. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

How to Live: A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at An Answer

By: Bakewell, Sarah

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 2010

Seller ID: 039304


Brilliant, original, funny and moving ? a vivid portrait of Montaigne, showing how his ideas gave birth to our modern sense of our inner selves, from Shakespeare's plays to the dilemmas we face today.How to get on well with people, how to deal with violence, how to adjust to losing someone you love ? such questions arise in most people's lives. They are all versions of a bigger question: how do you live? How do you do the good or honorable thing, while flourishing and fe... View more info

Lectures on the Philosophy of Spinoza (Jewish Thought)

By: Ben-Shlomo, Yosef

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tel Aviv, Israel, Mod Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035862


Describes the fundamentals of Spinoza s philosophy, which has been viewed as the most serious alternative to the historical religions in understanding the goal of the redemption of the soul. The Jewish Thought Series from Israel s MOD Books, now distributed exclusively by Jewish Lights. A part of Israels Broadcast University Series, each book is written by leading experts and authors in their respective fields. They are published jointly by Tel Aviv University, the Chief... View more info

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Education of Character

By: Bertrand Russell

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Philosophical Library:

Seller ID: 006308


Nice copy. Jacket is not price-clipped.No writing in the book - not even an owners name. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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In Defense of Pure Reason: A Rationalist Account of A Priori Justification (Cambridge Studies in Philosophy)

By: BonJour, Laurence

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1997-11-28

Seller ID: 027741


Near fine paperback. Clean white pages. This book would make a great gift. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Hannah Arendt's Philosophy of Natality

By: Bowen-Moore, Patricia

Price: $90.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1989-05-01

Seller ID: 028510


Near fine hardcover in near fine dust jacket. Light shelf wear. Dust jacket has been placed in a Mylar sleeve. Clean white pages. This book would make a great gift. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Philosophy of Herbert Spencer; Being an Examination of the First principles of His System

By: Bowne, B. P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York Cincinnati, Hunt & Easton / Cranston & Curts: 1874

Edition: First Ediition

Seller ID: 004333


A very nice copy. Gilt lettering on spine. Green cloth binding. Owners name on inside of front cover. No other writing in book. Binding tight. View more info

The Story of Philosophy (First American Edition)

By: Bryan Magee

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, DK ADULT: 1998

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 032930


The essential guide to the history of western philosophy. Covers 2,500 years of western philosophy from the ancient Greeks to the Present Day. Pictorial cloth with matching pictorial dust jacket. Solid copy. Textured end papers. No writing in the book. 240pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Examination of McTaggart's Philosophy Volume I (First Edition)

By: C. D. Broad

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cambridge, University Press: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028066


Green cloth with gold lettering. lv, 460pp., index. Marginalia and underlining. Other volumes not published in 30's - in 1976 a larger single book was published. Internal ex-library marks. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Braintrust: What Neuroscience Tells Us about Morality (First Edition)

By: Churchland, Patricia S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031829


In Braintrust, neurophilosophy pioneer Patricia Churchland argues that morality originates in the biology of the brain. She describes the "neurobiological platform of bonding" that, modified by evolutionary pressures and cultural values, has led to human styles of moral behavior. The result is a provocative genealogy of morals that asks us to reevaluate the priority given to religion, absolute rules, and pure reason in accounting for the basis of morality. Two t... View more info

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The Nature of the Gods and on Divination (Great Books in Philosophy)

By: Cicero, Marcus Tullius; Yonge, Charles Duke [Translator]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Amherst, NY, Prometheus Books: 1997

Seller ID: 039992


Rare. Paperback. Date stamp on half title page. x, 263pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Histoire Raisonnee des Discours de M. T. Ciceron, Avec Des Notes Critiques, Historiques, &c.

By: Cicero; Claude-François Guillemeau de Fréval

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Paris, Babuty, Fils; Humblot: 1765

Seller ID: 013889


Contains previous owner's small inscription describing the author and editor: "par de Freval, publier par Goulin." A brief biography of Claude-François Guillemeau de Fréval follows: b. 1745, d. 1770, an adviser to parliament and a member of the academies de Bordeaux, de la Rochelle, de Villefranche, and de Lyon. At age 20 he produced his Histoire des Discours de Ciceron, and was assisted by Goulin (presumably Jean Goulin) in editing the proofs and making the ta... View more info

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Fifty Eastern Thinkers (Routledge Key Guides) First Edition

By: Collinson, Diane; Plant, Kathryn; Wilkinson, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London and New York, Routledge: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030580


Close exposition and analysis of fifty major thinkers in eastern philosophy and religion. Paperback. Light pencil underlining on a few pages. xvii, 425pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Philosophia Christi Volume 11, Number 2, 2009 (First Edition)

By: Craig J. Hazen, Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: La Mirada, CA, Biola University: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026579


Paperback. pp269-510. Nice copy. No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Wind Chimes (Windchimes)

By: Crow, Mark

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Millbrae, CA, Celestial Arts: 1974

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 038605


Paperback. One man's search for himself. Not paginated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Semantics

By: Danny Steinberg & Leon Jackobovits (editors)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1976

Seller ID: 008487


Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Limits of Disenchantment: Essays on Contemporary European Philosophy

By: Dews, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Verso: 1996-01-17

Seller ID: 023980


Paperback. Near fine with light shelf wear. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Unknown Dimension: European Marxism since Lenin (First Edition)

By: Dick Howard and Karl E. Klare, Editors

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Basic Books: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027243


Red cloth with gold lettering. Lots of highlighting. x, 418pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind

By: Dugald Stewart

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, William Young: 1793

Seller ID: 037987


Stewart was Professor of Moral Philosophy in the University of Edinburgh. Previous owner's name inscribed (John Smith) on front free end paper. Full tree calf leather with original red leather spine label. Worming on first free end paper and title page with minor textual loss. Font hinge split. xi, 500pp. Mild foxing. Corners worn. Head & tail of spine chipped. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Eric Voegelin's Thought: A Critical Appraisal

By: Editor-Ellis Sandoz

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Duke Univ Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010015


There is an attractive bookplate, otherwise no "defects". Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Book of Questions: Yael, Elya, Aely (Volumes 4, 5, & 6)

By: Edmond Jabes

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Wesleyan Univ Pr: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008425


Nice Copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Cartesian Meditations: An Introduction to Phenomenology

By: Edmund Husserl

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff: 1960

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 024629


Paperback, head of spine has one piece of tape, no writing in the book, xii, 156pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Poetry and Philosophy of Tennyson: A Handbook of Six Lectures by Edward Howard Griggs (First Edition)

By: Edward Howard Griggs

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Croton-on-Hudson, NY, Orchard Hill Press: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024964


Stapled pamphlet, original paper wraps, previous owner's name written on title page, there is no other writing in the pamphlet, 44pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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"Pamphlets" which is volume one of Selected Writings of Elbert Hubbard (Memorial Edition in 14 volumes) Volume 1 only (Signed by Elbert Hubbard II)

By: Elbert Hubbard

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Wise: 1922

Edition: Reprint Edition

Inscription: Signed by Elbert Hubbard II

Seller ID: 023708


Pictorial cloth, rear board a bit worn, frontispiece portrait, author's son's signature on publisher's "specially prepared" page (for Joseph A. Daly, M.D."),478pp., front board a bit bowed, no writing in the book, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Health & Wealth (Sign by Hubbard as "Grand Mogul"

By: Elbert Hubbard

Price: $500.00

Publisher: East Aurora, NY, The Roycrofters: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 024279


Suede blind-stamped leather, binding is in unusually nice condition for this type, frontispiece portrait, author's inscription on half-title page reads, "A gift to Agnes M. Webster, July 30, 1911, by the Grand Mogul." The Medical Mirror by Isaac Newton Love (page 523) confirms that "Grand Mogul" is Elbert Hubbard. Pictorial pastedown (of Hubbard and his wife?) on free end-paper following the half-title page, 162pp., Full refund if not satisfied. A rare ... View more info

The Raft and Socrates Asks Why: Two Conversations (First Edition)

By: Eric Linklater

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan & Co: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036119


Paper covered printed boards. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. Bookseller's ticket inside front cover. 121pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Die Politischen Religionen (Schriftenreihe Ausblicke)

By: Erich Voegelin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Austria, Bermann-Fischer Verlag: 1938

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 018088


Nice copy, This book is from the library of Dr. Bryan Shelley author of Shelley and Scripture published by Oxford University Press. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Greek Religious Thought from Homer to the Age of Alexander (The Library of Greek Thought)

By: F. M. Cornford, M.A.; Editor-Ernest Barker

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd / E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013759


Green cloth covers with decorative gilt lettering on spine. Minor edgewear/fading to spine. "Withdrawn" stamp on top edge, but no other indications of ex-library. Contains previous owner's bookplate and minimal highlighting in first section of text. Endleaves stained, but text pages are clean, bright and crisp. Printed on quality thick laid paper. A pleasing copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Good Will and Ill Will; A Study in Moral Judgments

By: Frank Chapman Sharp

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006355


No writing in the book - not even an owners name. View more info

Selections Moral and Religious from the Works of John Ruskin with Notes and Comments

By: Frederick W. Osborn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Richard G. Badger: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by the author

Seller ID: 011600


Inscribed by the author on the first page. On the inside of the back cover the owner wrote a note about where he got the book Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Apostles of Sartre: Existentialism in America, 1945-1963 (First Edition)

By: Fulton, Ann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Evanston, IL, Northwestern University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029050


Two toned cloth with silver spine lettering. No writing in the book. Dust jacket is not price clipped. vii, 170pp., index. "A broad look at the impact of Jean-Paul Satre's existentialism on American philosophy." Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Ideas; A Volume of Ideas, Notions & Emotions, Clear or Confused, Which have Moved the Minds of Men

By: Geoffrey Grigson and Charles Harvard Gibbs-Smith (General Editors)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Hawthorn Books: 1957

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 005834


Very nice copy of an interesting book with nice text and interesting plate illustrations. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Works of George Berkeley, D.D.; Formerly Bishop of Cloyne, Including his Posthumous Works

By: George Berkeley; Preface & Annotations by Alexander Campbell Fraser

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1901

Seller ID: 013365


Contains previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown - no other writing or markings in the book. Foxing on endpapers, but only occasionally throughout edges of text. Edges deckled and somewhat tattered. Blue cloth covers show some rubbing on boards, corners and hinges of spine. Spine has gilt lettering and decor - looks very handsome on the shelf. This is volume 3 of the four volume set. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Maxims, Thoughts and Impressions (First Edition)

By: Gerda Hjort

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The William-Frederick Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019340


Original illustrated paper wraps, cover a bit soiled, rear cover creased, otherwise a very good copy overall, No writing in the book - not even an owners name. binding tight, Full refund if not satisfied. Rare. View more info