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Easy Lessons on Reasoning

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, and Co.:

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 011407


Blue-grey cloth on boards, embossed front and back. No author's name or date given. Previous owner's name. 147 pp. plus ten blank pages for Student's Index. View more info

A Library of Universal Literature; Greek Orators

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, P.F. Collier and Son: 1900

Seller ID: 012369


3/4 red calf on marbled boards. Previous owners' names. Pericles, Aeschines, Demosthenes, Isocrates. Demosthenes credited with 19 orations, while the others get one each. Wear to head and foot of spine. 430 pp. View more info

A Library of Universal Literature: Roman Orators

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, P.F. Collier and Son: 1900

Seller ID: 012370


3/4 red leather on marbled boards. Cicero, Caesar, and Cato. Cicero has 16 orations, while the other two have one each. Wear to head and foot of spine. 431 pp. View more info

A Library of Universal Literature; Orators of Continental Europe

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, P.F. Collier and Son: 1900

Seller ID: 012371


3/4 red leather on marbled boards. 40 orators of Continental Europe. 423 pp. Wear to head and foot of spine. Previous owners' names. View more info

A Library of Universal Literature; Orations of Great Britain and Ireland

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, P.F. Collier and Son: 1900

Seller ID: 012372


3/4 red leather on boards. Four orations from Great Britain and Ireland. Previous owners' names. Rear hinge cracked. 430 pp. View more info

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Essays, Advancement of Learning, New Atlantis, and Other Pieces

By: Bacon, Francis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Odyssey Press, Inc.: 1937

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 008780


Original blue cloth on boards. Selected and edited by Richard Foster Jones of Stanford University. Very limited marking to text, but extensive notes on endpapers. Headband torn. 491 pp. Bacon, 1561-1626, is known as a natural philosopher. He rose to the position of Lord Chancellor under James I. View more info

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Wisdom, Wit, and Whims of Distinguished Ancient Philosophers

By: Banvard, Joseph

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Sheldon, Lamport, and Blakeman: 1855

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010917


Green cloth embossed front and back on boards. Previous owner's name in pencil. More than 80 authors are sampled here, from Aedesius to Zeno. Pages of text are uniformly dark, with marginal spots of foxing. 408 pp. View more info

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Philosophy; An Introductory Study of Fundamental Problems and Attitudes

By: Barrett, Clifford

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Macmillan Co.: 1935

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006997


Original dark green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. The author was associated with Princeton University. 395 pp. View more info

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Equality

By: Bellamy, Edward

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Toronto, George N. Morang & Co., Limited: 1897

Edition: First Canadian Editiion

Seller ID: 009854


Sequel to his Looking Backward, which he outlines in t he Preface to bring readers up to date. Sample chapter headings: Why the Revolution Did Not Come Earlier, How Inequality of Wealth Destroys Liberty, and Foreign Commerce Under Profits; Protection and Free Trade. Lots to think about and discuss ! No writing. First free endpaper missing. Minor cover wear. 412 pp. View more info

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Ralph Waldo Emerson; Modern Critical Views

By: Bloom, Harold (Ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Chelsea House Publishers: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010106


Blue cloth backed in black cloth on boards. Minimal light underlining. 201 pp. View more info

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Afterwords; Explorations of the Mystical Limits of Contemporary Reality

By: Brockman, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Garden City, N. Y., Anchor Books/ Doubleday and Co., Inc.: 1973

Seller ID: 011390


Paperback of quotations from various sources. Text varies from about 20 percent of the space on a page to about 40 percent of the page. The rest of the page remains blank. Instead of the existing 307 pp., the text could have been printed on about 100 pp. Pp. 111 to 120 were re-inserted previously. View more info

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Johann Gottfried Herder; God, Some Conversations

By: Burkhardt, Frederick H. (Ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, N.Y., Hafner Publishing Company: 1949

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009869


Green cloth on boards. No writing. First free endpaper missing. Herder's Conversations of 1787, together with his Ideas toward a Philosophy of Mankind are considered by some to be his most important and most influential works. Conversations resulted from controversy between Jacobi and Mendelssohn. Herder as Theophron shows Philolaus a better understanding of Spinoza. Number 10 in the Hafner Library of Classics. 247 pp. with Index. View more info

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This is My Philosophy; Twenty of the World's Outstanding Thinkers Reveal the Deepest Meanings They Have Found in Life

By: Burnett, Whit

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin, Ltd.: 1958

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 009061


Original bright green cloth on boards. Gift note and Christmas stamp. This anthology of philosophers offers a quick survey of the field. Whether sampling an unfamiliar name or reviewing a favourite, the reader will find substance in this volume. 378 pp. Whit Burnett and his wife were founders of Story Magazine. View more info

Sartor Resartus; The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh

By: Carlyle, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell & Company:

Seller ID: 012876


Green cloth backed in green leather on boards. Previous owner`s name and date of 1914. First seen in Fraser`s Magazine in 1833-1834, it is known as the inspiration for the Transcendental Movement. Sponsored by Ralph Waldo Emerson, it became an important text of 19th Century English literature. James Joyce, Willa Cather,Virginia Woolf, and Ernest Hemingway were associated with the movement. 334 pp. with index. Four small, faint stains on cover. View more info

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Vive L'Anarchie

By: Cassagnau, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions France-Empire: 1973

Seller ID: 011627


Red softcover. Text in French. Library stamp and card pocket. Front joint torn at bottom ( 1 inch). 380 pp. View more info

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Historical Development of Speculative Philosophy from Kant to Hegel

By: Chalybaus, Dr. H.M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, T. And T. Clark: 1854

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008634


Original brown cloth on boards. College library evidence. Broken hinges required gluing to hold all together. First written in 1837, can be considered one of the anchor texts of philosophy due to its comparisons of seven of those then best known in the field - Kant, Jacobi, Herbart, Fichte, Schleirmacher, Schelling, and Hegel. Translated by Rev. Alfred Edersheim of the Free Church of Old Aberdeen. Another one I would like to read before I sell it. 443 pp. View more info

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The Embattled Philosopher; A Biography of Denis Diderot

By: Crocker, Lester G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: East Lansing, MI, Michigan StateCollege Press: 1954

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010972


Red cloth on boards. Library stamp and card pocket. An account of the reciprocating influences upon the life of a young Frenchman. He stalled his sweetheart when she wanted to marry. His differences with his father led to his being confined in a monastery. Eventually he became known for his philosophy, as expressed primarily in publication of the Encyclopedie. 442 pp. with index. View more info

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Echoes of Larger Life; A Selection from the Early Correspondence Of Victoria Lady Welby

By: Cust, Mrs. Henry (ed.)

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1929

Seller ID: 010731


Light brown cloth on boards. No writing or damage. The author is clearly aware of philosophical concerns associated with John Locke, and later, Ferdinand de Saussure and Charles Sanders Peirce - what is called 'semiotics' today. Evidence of this fact is contained in dozens of letters written to churchmen and professors between 1879 and 1891, together with their replies, which are reproduced here in part. Others of this author's titles, Significs and Language, and Links ... View more info

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The Anatomy of Melancholy (3 Vol. Set)

By: Democritus Junior (Robert Burton)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, John C. Nimmo: 1893

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 010192


Dark blue calf in 3/4 style on blue cloth, on boards. No writing. No damage except two short scrapes on leather on back of Vol. I. From the library of a medical doctor, this set exudes quality of both thought and material. The author uses quotes from a multitude of authors to prove various points, all related to melancholia, or what is presently called clinical depression. Burton's humour prevails throughout. Vol. 3 rear endpaper bears this in light pencil : "b... View more info

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On the Mental Illumination and Moral Improvement of Mankind

By: Dick, Thomas

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hartford, Conn., A.C. Goodman & Co.: 1850

Seller ID: 005670


Original full leather on boards. Gap length of front joint. Five volumes in one: Mental Illumination and Moral Improvement of Mankind, Essay on the Sin and Evils of Covetousness, Celestial Scenery, Sidereal Heavens, and Practical Astronomer. Holding together well and readable. Individually paginated. View more info