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"Man, God and Atomic War"

By: "Dresner, Samuel H. "

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Philadelphia, PA", 1960

Seller ID: 02H002

Condition: VERY GOOD-

"Tight, bright, clean interior with soiled edges, age soiled exterior and top edge, slight curl. Dog-eared at top of pages (tiny). ""For centuries thinkers have deliberated on the mystery of our world's beginning; today they direct their attention to its possible end: cosmology has be superseded by eschatology. The most pressing problem facing mankind today is not whether the is human life on the moon, but whether there will be any human life left on earth..."" ""Reprinted from Conservative Judaism, Fall, 1960"" 29 pages, staple-bound 9x6"" (22.9x1... View more info

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Marx (The Great Philosophers Series)

By: "Eagleton, Terry"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Routledge:

Seller ID: 9780415923774

ISBN: 0415923778

Condition: GOOD

Philosophy is one of the most intimidating and difficult of disciplines, as any of its students can attest. This book is an important entry in a distinctive new series from Routledge: "The Great Philosophers." Breaking down obstacles to understanding the ideas of history's greatest thinkers, these brief, accessible, and affordable volumes offer essential introductions to the great philosophers of the Western tradition from Plato to Wittgenstein.In just 64 pages, each author, a specialist on his subject, places the philosopher and his ideas into historical perspective. Each volume explains,... View more info

Jonathan Edwards: Basic Writings

By: "Edwards, Jonathan"

Price: $0.35

Publisher: Signet Classics:

Seller ID: 9780451502971

ISBN: 0451502973

Condition: GOOD

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Compensation and Self-Reliance (Cosimo Classics Philosophy)

By: "Emerson, Ralph Waldo"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Cosimo Classics:

Seller ID: 9781596052802

ISBN: 1596052805

Condition: GOOD

"Man is his own star." - Ralph Waldo EmersonProbably no writer has so profoundly influenced American philosophy and literature, as did Emerson. Known as The Father of Transcendentalism, he was the focal point of a small group of intellectuals reacting against the orthodoxy of the established religions of his era. As an active lecturer in the early 1830s, he delivered a number of landmark lectures, most notably among them - Compensation and Self-Reliance, in which Emerson fervently declares man's inherent divinity. By positing that the way to realization lay solely within, man can be fulfilled ... View more info

Contra El Metodo: Esquema de una teoria anarquista del conocimiento

By: "Feyerabend, Paul K. (Francisco Hernan, traduccion castellana)"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Barcelona, Spain", 1981

Edition: (2nd reimpresion)

Seller ID: 5-2P008

ISBN: 8334407353

Condition: GOOD+

"Tight, slight age tanning of pages, clean, square. Ruled pencil underlining. Plastic covers taped to inside of covers have left a shadow of tape. ""Con su ataque frontal a todas las ortodoxias vigentes, Feyerbend ha revolucionado la epistomologia y la filosofia de la ciencia"" 207 indexed pages. Text in Spanish." View more info

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A Dictionary of Philosophy: Revised Second Edition

By: "Flew, Antony G."

Price: $4.45

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780312209230

ISBN: 0312209231

Condition: GOOD

This is a new, updated and revised edition of a reference work that has proved invaluable as a tool for the student of philosophy, as well as a handbook for the general reader. From the classical thinkers through Aquinas, Descartes, Spinoza, Kant, up to the modern age of Russell and Wittgenstein, this comprehensive dictionary spans the personalities, terminology, and vocabulary of hundreds of philosophers over thousands of years. This second edition of an important and invaluable work has been completely revised, and fifteen new major articles have been added. Now, more than ever before, "... View more info

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World Without End

By: "Follett, Ken"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Signet:

Seller ID: 9780451228376

ISBN: 0451228375

Condition: GOOD

View our Ken Follett feature page.The #1 "New York Times" bestselling sequel to "The Pillars of the Earth." Ken Follett astonished the literary world with "The Pillars of the Earth," a sweeping epic novel set in twelfth-century England that centered on the building of a cathedral and the men, women, and children whose lives it changed forever. Now, two centuries after the townspeople of Kingsbridge finished building the exquisite edifice, four children slip into the forest and witness a killing-an event that will bind them all by ambition, love, greed, and revenge... View more info

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A Discovery of New Worlds

By: "Fontenelle, Bernard de"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Hesperus Press:

Seller ID: 9781843913665

ISBN: 1843913666

Condition: very good

In this charming and witty dialogue translated by the first professional woman writer in English, a 17th century astronomer staying at the chateau of a beautiful Marchioness accompanies her into her garden at night and introduces her to the new discoveries of astronomy Although more than 300 years old, Fontenelle's dialogues in a garden over five nights are still a surprisingly painless way to learn about the sun, the moon, the planets, and the stars, even though new planets were later discovered and modern science has filled out many details Fontenelle could not have known. Only the confidenc... View more info

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"Loyalty to Loyalty: Josiah Royce and the Genuine Moral Life (American Philosophy, Fup)"

By: "Foust, Mathew A."

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Fordham University Press:

Seller ID: 9780823242696

ISBN: 0823242692

Condition: very good

As a virtue, loyalty has an ambiguous place in our thinking about moral judgments. We lauded the loyalty of firefighters who risked their lives to save others on 9/11 while condemning the loyalty of those who perpetrated the catastrophe. Responding to such uneasiness and confusion, Loyalty toLoyalty contributes to ongoing conversation about how we should respond to conflicts in loyalty in a pluralistic world. The lone philosopher to base an ethical theory on the virtue of loyalty is Josiah Royce. Loyalty to Loyalty engages Royce's moral theory, revealing how loyalty, rather than being just... View more info

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The Gnostic Faustus: The secret Teaching Behind the Classic Text

By: "Fradon, Ramona"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "Rochester, VT", BINDU BOOKS: 2007

Edition: "(signed, 1st edition)"

Seller ID: 19H004

ISBN: 1594772045

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! Signed and inscribed by author on title page. ""shows the legend of Doctor Faustus to be a composite Gnostic creation myth that reveals the process of spiritual salvation…"" 370 indexed, annotated pages including Bibliography." View more info

"Martin Buber;: The life of dialogue (Harper torchbooks, TB64. The Cloister library)"

By: "Friedman, Maurice S"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Harper:

Seller ID: B0006AWEDK


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Marx's Concept of Man : Milestones of Thought

By: "Fromm, Erich, Marx, Karl"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co.:

Seller ID: B000H0U512

ISBN: B000H0U512

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Basic Teachings of the Great Philosophers

By: "Frost, S.E."

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: 9780385030076

ISBN: 038503007X

Condition: GOOD

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utopia or oblivion: the prospects for humanity

By: "Fuller, R Buckminster"

Price: $34.95

Publisher: NY, 1969

Edition: 5th printing

Seller ID: 5-1P002

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for faintest age tanning of pages, 1 tiny chip on cover edge and a faint bump at top of spine. Appears unread. ""The alternatives today are abundance for all or survival for none. Time has run out for inertia. Now is the time for changes - and here is how they can be made!"" from the perspective of the end of the 1960s. 5th printing of the first paperback edition. This edition does not have an ISBN. Bantam #QM5263." View more info

True Worlds: A Transitional Perspective

By: "Galtung, Johan"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Free Pr:

Seller ID: 9780029110706

ISBN: 002911070X

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My Experiments with Truth

By: "Gandhi, Mohandas"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Mendocino, CA", 1995

Seller ID: 22A001

ISBN: 1879557533

Condition: FINE

"As new - still in shrink wrap which shows light shelfwear. 2 TAPE cassettes. Abridged. ""Written by Gandhi immediately after his release from prison…documents Gandhi's spiritual journey amidst the political strife of his times."" Read by Frederick Davidson. " View more info

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A Man of Misconceptions: The Life of an Eccentric in an Age of Change

By: "Glassie, John"

Price: $13.45

Publisher: Riverhead Hardcover:

Seller ID: 9781594488719

ISBN: 1594488711

Condition: very good

A "Scientific American "Best Science Book of 2012 An Atlantic Wire Best Book of 2012 A "New York Times Book Review" "Editor's Choice" The "fascinating" ("The New Yorker") story of Athanasius Kircher, the eccentric scholar-inventor who was either a great genius or a crackpot . . . or a bit of both. The interests of Athanasius Kircher, the legendary seventeenth-century priest-scientist, knew no bounds. From optics to music to magnetism to medicine, he offered up inventions and theories for everything, and they made him famous across Europe. His celebrated museum in Rome featured... View more info

Studies in New England Transcendentalism

By: "Goddard, Harold Clarke"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: NY, 1960

Edition: (reprint)

Seller ID: 02H013

Condition: VERY GOOD/ No DJ

"Tight, bright, clean & square. Softened and rubbed spine ends. Rubbed cover corners. Blue cloth with gilt. Sunned spine. ""blended American and European influences leading toward New England transcendentalism…the immediate European contribution to transcendentalism...the immediate American contribution to transcendentalism...general conclusion..."" 217 pages, 9.25x6"" (23.5x15cm)." View more info

Philosophy of Law

By: "Golding, Martin P."

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pearson:

Seller ID: 9780136641285

ISBN: 0136641288

Condition: GOOD

This book discusses some basic problems in legal philosophy, critically examining the major positions of philosophers and jurists from Aristotle to Oliver Wendell Holmes. View more info

Descartes (Philosophers in Context)

By: "Grene, Marjorie Glicksman"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Univ of Minnesota Pr:

Seller ID: 9780816614554

ISBN: 0816614555

Condition: GOOD

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