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The Return of Grand Theory in the Human Sciences (Canto)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Cambridge University Press: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 56600033


0521398339 215 pages including index. Traces broad transformations such as the erosion of empiricist assumptions and the undermining of the positivist ideal of the unification of the sciences by the impact of foreign traditions on English-speaking social science. Prior owner's details upon half-title page. Some yellowing. Moderate wear. View more info

Hermeneutics and Praxis

By: N/A

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Notre Dame, IN, U.S.A., University of Notre Dame Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56600097


0268010803 296 pages. A collection of essays focusing upon the work of three important philosophers: Martin Heidegger, Hans-Georg Gadamer, and Richard Rotty. With the exception of two essays by Rotty, all essays are by expositors and critics concerned with the same themes and tendencies within either hermeneutics and pragmatism, or some combination of these. Very light wear. Clean and unmarked. Excellent copy. View more info

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Western Liberalism: A History in Documents from Locke to Croce

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: London, Prentice Hall Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 566A9614


0582488311 810 pages. "... will be widely welcomed by those involved in the study and teaching of history, politics and philosophy, and by anyone interested in the intellectual tradition that has done so much to shape the modern world." - from back cover. Average wear. Binding intact. Unmarked. Sound working copy. View more info

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Artificial Intelligence: The Case Against

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Palgrave Macmillan: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 165A2301


0312004397 220 pages. Index. "Intended to contribute to the advance of AI by clarifying and removing the major sources of philosophical confusion which continue to preoccupy scientists and thereby impede research... A fascinating study in the nature and future of AI, written in a style which is certain to appeal to and inform laymen and specialists alike." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Excellent copy. View more info

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Truth or Consequences: Essays in Honor of Nuel Belnap

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: The Netherlands, Springer: 1990

Seller ID: 566A1831


0792309200 378 pages. Index. These essays "Reflect the diversity of Belnap's interests and contributions to logic and philosophy. The topics discussed include the concept of truth; relevance, modal, and tense logics; philosophy of mathematics; and probability and confirmation." - from back cover. Light wear. Occasional underlining and marginalia in red ink. Sound copy. View more info

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Gurdjieff: Essays and Reflections on the Man and His Teaching

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Continuum Publishing Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 151A4531


0826408001 450 pages. Index of proper names. "Gurdjieff's teaching works simultaneously on all aspects of the psyche: on the mind, the feelings, and the body. It rejects the passivity that can come from the naive dependence on the teacher." - P. Brook. Heavily worn former library copy with usual markings. Reading copy only. View more info

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RABBI SCHNEUR ZALMAN'S PHILOSOPHY OF CHABAD: VOL. II.

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Kehot Publication Society: 1973

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 566H0565


B003JOHKTI 255 pages. Index. List of selected readings from Likutei Amarim (Tanya). "Presents, for the first time in English, a general, though necessarily concise, outline of Rabbi Schneur Zalman's philosophical system, known as Chabad. This is the second part of a trilogy on the founder of Chabad, the first being a comprehensive biography of the Rabbi." - from dust jacket. Contents include: The Human Personality; The Cosmic Entity; Ends and Means; and The ... View more info

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The Reason of Things

By: A. C. Grayling

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Phoenix: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 566A5782


0753817136 236 pages. "Grayling is particularly good at illuminating the knottiness of moral discourse." - Sunday Times. Clean, bright and unmarked with minimal wear. Very nice copy. View more info

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Tsawalk: A Nuu-chah-nulth Worldview

By: Atleo, Umeek E. Richard

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, UBC Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 732H1207


077481084X pp. xx, (2), 146. Index. Bibliography. Footnotes. "Develops a theory of 'Tsawalk,' meaning 'one,' that views the nature of existence as an integrated and orderly whole, and thereby recognizes the intrinsic relationship between the physical and spiritual realms." - from back board. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Binding intact. A worthy reading copy. View more info

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T'ai-Shang Kan-Ying P'ien: Treatise of the Exalted One on Response and Retribution

By: Carus, Dr. Paul; Suzuki, Teitaro

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, The Open Court Publishing Company: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 871G4569


139 pages. Index. Contains introduction, Chinese text, verbatim translation, translation, explanatory notes and moral tales. - subtitle. With sixteen black and white plates by Chinese artists and frontispiece. Reprint of the 1906 edition. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. Handsomely decorated boards. Small sticker blemish inside back board. A quality copy. View more info

Contemporary Perspectives On Masculinity: Men, Women, And Politics In Modern Society

By: Clatterbaugh, Ken

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Westview Press: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 56601044


0813309921 182 pages. Surveys not just conservative, liberal and radical views of masculinity but also the alternatives offered by the men's rights movement, spiritual growth advocates, and black and gay rights activists. The first book to survey the range of responses to feminism that men have made, and also the first to put political theory at the center of men's awareness of their own masculinity. Moderate quantity of markings to contents. Some page corners were f... View more info

Descartes: Meditations on First Philosophy: With Selections from the Objections and Replies (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy)

By: Descartes, René

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Cambridge University Press: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 56601212


0521558182 120 pages including index. Presents Descartes central metaphysical writings in clear, readable modern English. Very light wear. Clean, bright and unmarked. Excellent copy. View more info

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The Key of Zen and Yoga

By: Dr. Kyung-Bo Seo; Kim Yung Do (Translator)

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Seoul, Korea, Bup Youn Sa: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 566G4501


104 pages. Text in Korean. Bit of writing upon front free endpaper. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

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Wisdom from Atlantis

By: Drown, Dr. Ruth B. (Signed)

Price: $895.00

Publisher: USA, DeVorss & Co.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 516A9658


153 pages. Signed and inscribed by author (dated 1952) upon second blank leaf. Prior owner's signature upon same page. Average wear. Binding sound. Dr. Drown "... produced stunning photographs of soft and hard tissue anywhere within the body using only a dried drop of the patient's blood on a piece of blotter paper." - Trevor Constable. A very rare signed item by this incredibly gifted woman. View more info

Seven Taoist Masters: A Folk Novel of China

By: Eva Wong

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Shambhala: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 56602593


0877735441 178 pages. The story of six men and one woman who overcome tremendous hardships on the journey to self-mastery. Unmarked. Moderate wear and soiling. Binding sound. Solid copy. View more info

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Charles Fourier`s The Phalanx or Journal of Social Science Devoted to the Cause of Association or a Social Reform and the Elevation of the Human Race, etc.

By: Fourier, Charles.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, Burt Franklin: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 567G4551


B000IU17FO 356 pages. Bound reprint of numbers 1-23, originally printed October 5, 1843 through May 28, 1845. "The 'Phalanx' will explain the system of universal Association or principles of a new Organization of Society, discovered by Charles Fourier, in regard both to practical details and universal theory, and will enter into an exposition of the higher and more scientific parts of Fourier's discoveries, which have not hitherto been made known in this country, o... View more info

The Search for Society: Quest for a Biosocial Science and Morality

By: Fox, Robin

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ, U.S.A., Rutgers University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56606692


0813514886 264 pages including index. The social sciences are in turmoil. There is not even any agreement on the nature of the subject matter. Robin Fox, an anthropologist, has always spoken out for a science of society based on evolutionary theory as a way out of the confusion. Here he shares with us, in essays, his explorations of this contentious subject matter. His focal point is the endemic opposition to any approach based on innate human qualities, and hence a... View more info

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Unconscious God

By: Frankl, Viktor E.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Simon & Schuster (Paper): 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 566A5702


0671224263 161 pages. Index, Bibliography. "The founder of logotherapy and world famous psychiatrist explores the reality and significance to all men of the concept of God." - from front cover. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding sound. Nice working copy. View more info

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A Commentary Upon the Quiet Way

By: Hall, Manly Palmer

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Los Angeles, The Philosophical Research Society, Inc.: 1955

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 516H1668


B001KUSETS 48 pages. "Reflections on 'The Quiet Way' tract, attributed to a saintly recluse who took the religious name Wen Ch'ang, who flourished during the Tang dynasty." - pg. 3. Prior owner's stamp atop title page. Considerable marginalia and underlining in pencil and ink. Somewhat above-average wear. A worthy vintage copy. View more info

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Law, Legislation and Liberty: The Political Order of a Free People v. 3: A New Statement of the Liberal Principles of Justice and Political Economy

By: Hayek, F. A.

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul PLC: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 313G4567


0710001258 244 pages. Subject and author indexes for all three volumes. "Contains the clearest and most uncompromising exposition of Professor Hayek's political philosopy yet published, in which he analyses and discards modern sociobiological theories of morality and social conduct, demonstrating that man's behaviour pattern has been determined more by custom than by the exercise of reason, and that mind and culture therefore developed concurrently and not successi... View more info