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In the Dark of the Night: A Novel

By: "Saul, John"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345487025

ISBN: 0345487028

Condition: GOOD


Summer vacation becomes a season in hell for an ordinary family who unwittingly stir something invisible, insidious, and insatiable from its secret slumber-unleashing a wave of horror only the darkest evil could create, that only a master of spine-tingling terror like John Saul could orchestrate. For deep in the shadows in the dark of the night lurks something as big as life . . . and as real as death. It has waited seven years for someone to come back to the rambling lakeside house called Pinecrest, which has stood empty since its last owner went missing. For upscale Chicago couple Dan an... View more info

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Nietzsche for Beginners (Beginners Series)

By: "Sautet, Marc"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Writers & Readers Publishing:

Seller ID: 9780863161186

ISBN: 0863161189

Condition: GOOD


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La Educatión Estética Del Hombre

By: "Schiller, F. (Manuel G. Morente, trans.)"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: "Buenos Aires, Argentina", 1941

Edition: "(Tercera edición, 1945"

Seller ID: 95P014

Condition: GOOD/Good


"Reading copy. Text block is solid but coming loose from spine. Tanned pages and age soiled DJ (Green). 211+ pages, 7x4.5"" (11.3x17.7cm). Text in Spanish." View more info

Uber Die asthetische Erziehung des Menschen

By: "Schiller, Friedrich"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Stuttgart, Germany", 1991

Seller ID: 6-5P003

ISBN: 3150089948

Condition: NEAR FINE


As new except for owner's name on title page. 'About the Aesthetic Education of Man'. 152 pages including Bibliography. Text in German. View more info

On the Aesthetic Education of Man

By: "Schiller, Friedrich"

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Ungar Pub Co:

Seller ID: 9780804468190

ISBN: 0804468192

Condition: acceptable


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The Enchantment Of Reason

By: "Schlag, Pierre"

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Duke University Press:

Seller ID: 9780822322146

ISBN: 0822322145

Condition: GOOD


"The Enchantment of Reason" is a lively critique of American legal thought and the American legal system's deification of reason. In an attempt to understand the current malaise of American law and the depressed condition of American intellectual life in general, Pierre Schlag diagnoses what he believes is an epidemic of pathological reliance on the principle of reason. Contending that legal thinkers continually fail to recognize the aesthetic and ethical prejudices of rationalism, Schlag creates a genealogy that shows how the call to reason has become a manipulative vehicle of power, faith, a... View more info

On Religion Speeches to Its Cultured Despisers (Torchbooks)

By: "Schleiermacher, Friedrich"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Harpercollins College Div:

Seller ID: 9780061300363

ISBN: 0061300365

Condition: GOOD


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Small is Beautiful: A Study of Economics as if People Mattered

By: "SCHUMACHER, E.F."

Price: $4.00

Publisher: SPHERE:

Seller ID: 9780349131382

ISBN: 0349131384

Condition: GOOD


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El Pensamiento de la India (Original title: Die Weltanschauung de indices Denker: Mystik umd Ethik)

By: "Schweitzer, A. (Antonio Ramos-Oliveira, trams.)"

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Mexico, 1952

Edition: "(tercera reimpresion, 1977)"

Seller ID: 22P012

Condition: FINE / Near fine


"As new, unread, but has rubbing to edges of dust jacket. ""de todos los escritos por este pensador, el que mas claramente se gesta en esa inquietud…"" 231+ pages.Text in Spanish." View more info

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The Fundamentals of Ethics

By: "Shafer-Landau, Russ"

Price: $8.70

Publisher: Oxford University Press:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780199773558

ISBN: 0199773556

Condition: GOOD


In The Fundamentals of Ethics, Second Edition, author Russ Shafer-Landau employs a uniquely engaging writing style to introduce students to the essential ideas of moral philosophy. Offering more comprehensive coverage of the good life, normative ethics, and metaethics than any other text of its kind, this book also addresses issues that are often omitted from other texts, such as the doctrine of doing and allowing, the doctrine of double effect, ethical particularism, the desire-satisfaction theory of well-being, and moral error theory. Shafer-Landau carefully reconstructs and analyzes dozens ... View more info

"Basic Rights: Subsistence, Affluence, and U.S. Foreign Policy"

By: "Shue, Henry"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press:

Seller ID: 9780691020150

ISBN: 0691020159

Condition: GOOD


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Beyond the Post-Modern Mind (Quest Book)

By: "Smith, Huston"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Quest Books:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780835606479

ISBN: 0835606473

Condition: GOOD


The limits of science in discerning Ultimate Reality have brought Westerners to "as sharp an impasse in history as we have faced, " says Huston Smith. This new edition of critically acclaimed essays explores possible breakthroughts in the direction of reaching a liberated and enlightened consciousness. It contains a new preface and new final chapter. View more info

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"Discerning the Subject (Theory and History of Literature, Vol 55)"

By: "Smith, Paul"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press:

Seller ID: 9780816616398

ISBN: 0816616396

Condition: GOOD


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No Excuses: Existentialism and the Meaning of Life (The Great Courses #437)

By: "Solomon, Professor Robert C."

Price: $16.95

Publisher: "Chantilly, VA", 2000

Seller ID: 5-4T016

ISBN: 156585344X

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for faint surface wear to CD cases. Set contains 12 Audio CDs (2 clamshells: Parts I& II), with the Course Guidebook. Course number 437. (24 lectures, 30 minutes each). ""the message of existentialism…is that every one of us, as an individual, is responsible...for what we do...for who we are...for the way we face and deal with the world...for the way the world is...""" View more info

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Introducing Hegel (Beginners)

By: "Spencer, Lloyd"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Totem Books:

Seller ID: 9781874166443

ISBN: 1874166447

Condition: GOOD


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The Communist Trail in America

By: "Spolansky, Jacob"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: NY, 1951

Edition: "(Signed, 3rd printing)"

Seller ID: 18H008

Condition: GOOD+ / Good DJ


"Tight, bright, clean and square but has wear to spine ends. ""A man tells how at one time or another, he trailed, met, or arrested most of the major figures on the American Communist scene.""" View more info

St. Anselm's Proslogion with A Reply on Behalf of the Fool by Guanilo and The Author's Reply to Gaunilo

By: "St. Anselm, Gaunilo, M. J. Charlesworth"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press / Clarendon Press:

Seller ID: B002N013OC

ISBN: B002N013OC

Condition: GOOD


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Robert Nisbet: Communitarian Traditionalist (Library of Modern Thinkers)

By: "Stone, Brad Lowell"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Intercollegiate Studies Institute:

Seller ID: 9781882926480

ISBN: 188292648X

Condition: very good


This is the only book-length intellectual biography of sociologist Robert Nisbet (1913-1996). It is now available in quality paperback. View more info

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The Trial of Socrates

By: "Stone, I.F."

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: 9780385260329

ISBN: 0385260326

Condition: GOOD


In unraveling the long-hidden issues of the most famous free speech case of all time, noted author I.F. Stone ranges far and wide over Roman as well as Greek history to present an engaging and rewarding introduction to classical antiquity and its relevance to society today. "The New York Times" called this national best-seller an " intellectual thriller." View more info

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"Feet Of Clay: Saints, Sinners, and Madmen a Study of Gurus"

By: "Storr, Anthony"

Price: $8.25

Publisher: Free Press:

Seller ID: 9780684834955

ISBN: 0684834952

Condition: very good


An eye-opening investigation of charismatic "gurus" from Jesus to Freud to David Koresh, by the author of "Solitude: A Return to the Self." In "Feet of Clay," eminent psychologist Anthony Storr uncovers the personality traits that link these men and explores the incredible power they have wielded over their fanatical followers. 11 photos. View more info