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Castoriadis's Ontology: Being and Creation (Perspectives in Continental Philosophy (Paperback Unnumbered))

By: "Adams, Suzi"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Fordham University Press:

Seller ID: 9780823234592


This book is the first systematic reconstruction of Castoriadis' philosophical trajectory. It critically interprets the internal shifts in Castoriadis' ontology through reconsideration of the ancient problematic of 'human institution' (nomos) and 'nature' (physis), on the one hand, and the question of 'being' and 'creation', on the other. Unlike the order of physis, the order of nomos played no substantial role in the development of western thought: The first part of the... View more info

Ten Philosophical Mistakes

By: "Adler, Mortimer J."

Price: $5.50

Publisher: MacMillan:

Seller ID: 9780025003309


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Etica o Filosofia Moral

By: "Alonso, Luz Garcia"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Mexico, 1986

Seller ID: 5-5H012


"As new except for: owner's name on title pages; 2 pages with margin notes at beginning of 1a Unidad; 2 pages with yellow highlighjting at the beginning of 2a Unidad. ""con ejercicios de Emma Luz Aceves, ofrece un tratamiento sistematico, claro y completo de temas filosoficos a los que ademas anade la vision historica de algunos sistemas eticos de imprtancia y su correspondiente ponderacion."" 303 pages with text in Spanish include Apendice: Teatro Le... View more info

Dictionary of Philosophy

By: "Angeles, Peter A"

Price: $4.50

Seller ID: 9780064634618


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Introducing Postmodernism (Beginners)

By: "Appignanesi, Richard, Garratt, Chris, Sardar, Ziauddin, Curry, Patrick"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Totem Books:

Seller ID: 9781874166214


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On Revolution

By: "Arendt, Hannah"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: NY, 1965

Edition: "(3rd printing, 1966"

Seller ID: 39T002


"As new except for hinge crease and rubbed spine corners (heavy on bottom edge). ""With nuclear power at a stalemate, revolutions have become the principal political factor of our time. To understand them may mean to understand the future.""" View more info

"La no-violencia, arma politica - Thoreau, Tolstoi, Gandhi, Gregg, Ramamurt, Muller, Ebert, Colbere, Frognier (nueva sintesis #13)"

By: "Arias, Gonzalo (ed. & trans.)"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: "Barcelona, Spain", 1976

Edition: (Premier edicion)

Seller ID: 17T009


"As new except for faint soil to exterior and gift inscription inside. Appears unread. ""Estos son los autores cuyoss textos, bien conjugados por Gonzalo Arias, uno of los grandes propulsores del movimiento no-violento entre nosotros, forma esta intencionada antologia..."" Text in Spanish. 225 pages." View more info

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Culture and Anarchy (Rethinking the Western Tradition)

By: "Arnold, Matthew"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Yale University Press:

Seller ID: 9780300058673


Culture and Anarchy is one of the central texts of the western intellectual tradition and has helped to shape thinking about the tasks and requirements of culture and civil society. The book is particularly relevant now, however, because it articulates many issues about culture and cultural politics that are being intensely debated today. In the past decade, Culture and Anarchy has been the subject of discussion by both the cultural right and the cultural left, beloved b... View more info

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Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-by-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart

By: "Ayres, Ian"

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553805406


Why would a casino try and stop you from losing? How can a mathematical formula find your future spouse? Would you know if a statistical analysis blackballed you from a job you wanted? Today, number crunching affects your life in ways you might never imagine. In this lively and groundbreaking new book, economist Ian Ayres shows how today's best and brightest organizations are analyzing massive databases at lightening speed to provide greater insights into human behav... View more info

New Atlantis and the The Great Instauration

By: "Bacon, francis"

Price: $3.00

Seller ID: 40116


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Cebes' Pinax

By: "Banbich, Thomas"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Bryn Mawr, PA", c1997

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 29T016


"Excellent reading copy. Interior as new, ink stained cover. ""One of the oldest extant allegories of life as a journey…meant to be a moral protreptic, mirroring in its progression of styles the stages of intellectual growth its repeated reading was meant to stimulate...""Preface in English, text in Greek." View more info

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"Sometimes Always True: Undogmatic Pluralism in Politics, Metaphysics, and Epistemology"

By: "Barris, Jeremy"

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fordham University Press:

Seller ID: 9780823262144


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Teacher in America

By: "Barzun, Jacques"

Price: $2.00

Seller ID: 57682


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Forest and the Sea

By: "Bates, Marston"

Price: $1.40

Publisher: Random House~trade:

Seller ID: 9780394706047


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The Heavenly City of the Eighteenth-Century Philosophers

By: "Becker, Carl L."

Price: $3.00

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780300000177


Here a distinguished American historian challenges the belief that the eighteenth century was essentially modern in its temper. In crystalline prose Carl Becker demonstrates that the period commonly described as the Age of Reason was, in fact, very far from that; that Voltaire, Hume, Diderot, and Locke were living in a medieval world, and that these philosophers "demolished the Heavenly City of St. Augustine only to rebuild it with more up-to-date materials." In a new fo... View more info

The Heavenly City of the 18th-Century Philosophers

By: "Becker, Carl"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: "New Haven, CT", 1962

Edition: (reprint)

Seller ID: 4-OT020


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Owner's name on first free page and slight rubbing to cover edges. ""demonstrates that the period commonly described as The Age of Reason was, in fact, very far from that; that Voltaire, Hume, Diderot, and Locke were living in a medieval world, and that the philosophers 'demolished the Heavenly City of St. Augustine only to rebuild it with more up-to-date materials.' """ View more info

The Beginning & the End (The Library of Religion and Culture) (Original title: Opyt Eschatoguicheskoy Metaphiziki)

By: "Berdyaev, Nicolas"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: NY, 1957

Seller ID: 02T016


"Tight, bright clean interior, yellowed age-soiled exterior, square. Light rubbing to edges. ""I should describe my book as an essay in the epistemological and metaphysical interpretation of the end of the world, of the end of history, that is to say it is a book on eschatological epistemology and metaphysics."" 256 pages including an Appendix of the Chronology of Berdyaev's work, 8x5-3/8"" (20x13.6cm)." View more info

Berkeley's Philosophical Writings

By: "Berkeley, George"

Price: $2.00

Seller ID: 9780020641704


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La consolacion de la filosofia (Los Grandes Pensadores 57)

By: "Boecio (Pablo Masa, trans.)"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "Madrid, Spain", 1985

Seller ID: 5-3P001


"Owner's name on title page. Neat blocks of yellow highlighting on 13 of 219 pages. Imitation dark brown leather over boards with gilt lettering and designs. ""Escrita en la carcel en los anos 523 y 524...es la obra mas conocida de Boecio y, al mismo tiempo, la que mas influencia ha ejercido en la historia del pensamiento occidental, como luego se detallara."" Text in Spanish" View more info

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Unfolding Meaning: A Weekend of Dialogue

By: "Bohm, David"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: London & NY, ROUTLEDGE CHAPMAN HALL: 1999

Edition: (reprint)

Seller ID: 7DT007


"As new. ""one of the greatest physicists and foremost thinkers of the twentieth century...argues that our gragmented, mechanistic notion of order permeates not only modern science and technology today, but also has profound implications for our general attitude to life. Another mode of thinking could bring about a different, more harmonious, relity with implications for individuals, groups and even nations.""" View more info