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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 ... 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 pla... 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 virt... 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

ISBN: B0006AWEDK

Condition: GOOD


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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

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

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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 offe... 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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The Greek Philosophers: From Thales to Aristotle

By: "Guthrie, William K."

Price: $0.95

Publisher: Harper & Row:

Seller ID: 9780061310089

ISBN: 0061310085

Condition: GOOD


W.K.C. Guthrie has written a survey of the great age of Greek philosophy--from Thales to Aristotle--which combines comprehensiveness with brevity. Without pre-supposing a knowledge of Greek or the Classics, he sets out to explain the ideas of Plato and Aristotle in the light of their predecessors rather than their successors, and to describe the characteristic features of the Greek way of thinking and outlook on the world. Thus The Greek Philosophers provides excellen... View more info

At Large on the Land

By: "Hayford, James"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: "Orleans, VT", 1983

Seller ID: 89P010

ISBN: 0961265205

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for faint edgewear to bottom. His poems provide tiny, deep snapshots of life viewed through a Vermont farm prism." View more info

De Lo Bello y Sus Formas

By: "Hegel (Manuel Granell, trans.)"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Buenos Aires, Argentina", 1946

Seller ID: 95P13

Condition: VERY GOOD-/Good


"Tight, seriously tanned, clean interior, top edge of text block is age soiled, faint curl. Green DJ is intact but has rubbing and some chipping to edges. 211+ pages, 7x4.5"" (11.3x17.7cm) Text in Spanish." View more info

Identity and Difference (Torchbooks)

By: "Heidegger, Martin"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Joanna Cotler Books:

Seller ID: 9780061318474

ISBN: 0061318477

Condition: very good


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"The Worldly Philosophers: The Lives, Times And Ideas Of The Great Economic Thinkers"

By: "Heilbroner, Robert L."

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Touchstone:

Edition: 7

Seller ID: 9780684862149

ISBN: 068486214X

Condition: GOOD


"The Worldly Philosophers" is a bestselling classic that not only enables us to see more deeply into our history but helps us better understand our own times. In this seventh edition, Robert L. Heilbroner provides a new theme that connects thinkers as diverse as Adam Smith and Karl Marx. The theme is the common focus of their highly varied ideas -- namely, the search to understand how a capitalist society works. It is a focus never more needed than in this age of confusi... View more info

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Leviathan (Penguin Classics)

By: "Hobbes, Thomas"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics:

Seller ID: 9780140431957

ISBN: 0140431950

Condition: GOOD


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Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion (Dover Philosophical Classics)

By: "Hume, David"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 9780486451114

ISBN: 0486451119

Condition: NEW


How do we know that God exists? One of Britain's greatest 18th-century philosophers addresses the age-old question in this timeless dialogue. Equally captivating as a philosophical argument and as a work of literature, this classic is particularly relevant in terms of its criticism of the reasoning behind Intelligent Design. View more info

Glass Children and Other Essays

By: "Ikeda, Daisaku (Burton Watson, trans.)"

Price: $21.95

Publisher: 1983

Edition: (1st paperback)

Seller ID: 5-9P023

ISBN: 0870116088

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""A vibrant blend of common sense and optimism even in the face of subjects as appalling as war, suicide , and alienation."" 172 pages" View more info