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Adventures in Lesbian Philosophy , Card, Claudia
1 Adventures in Lesbian Philosophy  Card, Claudia
0253208998 / 9780253208996 Very Good.  
Paperback. Softcover 1994 Indiana University Press. Superclean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight. Only light wear. 262pp. Language: English. Keywords: lesbianism, sociology, social science.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 An Essay on Liberation  Marcuse, Herbert
0807005959 / 9780807005958 Acceptable.  
Paperback. Softcover reprint Beacon Press. Several pages have UNDERLINING; several have kid SCRIBBLES/DOODLES. Legible; intact; pages bright; no creases. Good for research only! 91pp.  
Price: 5.00 USD
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3 Antecedents of the Social Bond: The Phylogeny of Sociality (The Social Bond: An Investigation into the Bases of Law-Abidingness, Vol. 1)  Stark, Werner
0823210057 / 9780823210053 Good.  
Paperback. Softcover 1976 Fordham Univ. Press. Text clean and unmarked; pages bright. Heavy cover wear: corners creased; soiling. 229pp, Index. Language: English. Social order rests on the control of animal tendencies. Volume One of 'The Social Bond: An Investigation into the Bases of Law-Abidingness'. Keywords: mutualism, social norms, social structure, sociology, criminality, criminal, sociobiology.  
Price: 10.00 USD
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Antonio Rosmini: Introduction to His Life and Teaching, Cleary, Denis
4 Antonio Rosmini: Introduction to His Life and Teaching Cleary, Denis
0951321161 / 9780951321164 Good. 
Paperback. Small, slim softcover published 1992 by Rosmini House, Durham, UK. Noticeable average wear to cover: light scuffs and scratches. Clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. Great reading/research copy. 80 pages. Language: English. Brief biography and presentation of the basic tenets of Antonio Rosmini-Serbati (1797-1855), Italian Roman Catholic priest and philosopher. Keywords: philosophy, religion, theology, 19th century. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Aquinas and Natural Law (New Studies in Ethics) , O'Connor, D. J.
5 Aquinas and Natural Law (New Studies in Ethics)  O'Connor, D. J.
Acceptable.  
Paperback. Softcover 1967 Papermac / MacMillan. Has underlining, notes, and bracketing sparsely throughout. Previous owner's signature on half-title page. Light age-tanning to pages. Binding is solid. Good reading / research copy. 93 pages; Notes; Bibliography. Language: English. 'Aquinas is an important figure in philosophy, yet treatments of his work have all too often been inadequate. His opponents have tended to dismiss him as an able religious apologist, while his followers have done his work even graver damage by their uncritical adulation. The value of this book is that it tries to follow a middle way between these extremes. A clear account of his ethical doctrines, based closely on his writings, is presented and a critical assessment made.'--from back cover. Keywords: moral, medieval, theology, philosopher, influence, Aristotle, theory. No ISBN.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 BERKELEY SELECTIONS: Essay, Principles, Dialogues  Berkeley, Dean George; Calkins, Mary W. (editor)
Acceptable.  
Paperback. With Selections from Other Writings. NY: Scribner's, 1957, paperback, 480pp, Bibliography. Fair+ condition: Intact; pages bright. Front cover and spine are heavily CREASED. Edges rubbed. Some UNDERLINING; seems to be limited to the section Principles of Human Knowledge. Good raeding / research copy. Language: English. Includes: An Essay Towards a New Theory of Vision; A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge; Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonus; Alciphron--Dialogues IV and VII (in part); Siris (selections); Passive Obedience; The Querist (selections). Ca. 1700s. Keywords: western, Philosophy, philosophical works.  
Price: 5.00 USD
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Bertrand Russell (Living Philosophies) , Russell, Bertrand; Redpath, Ann (editor)
7 Bertrand Russell (Living Philosophies)  Russell, Bertrand; Redpath, Ann (editor)
088682012X / 9780886820121 Very Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover 1985 Creative Education. Picture cover--no dustjacket. Top edges of covers are dented / dinged (not shown in photo). Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; never read. 32 pages. Language: English. Essay by Russell about his world outlook, plus a short biography. Young adult level. Cover art by Etienne Delessert. Keywords: philosophy, moral, philosopher, ethics, knowledge, politics, psychology, language, religion, science, economics.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Bertrand Russell (Living Philosophies) , Russell, Bertrand; Redpath, Ann (editor)
8 Bertrand Russell (Living Philosophies)  Russell, Bertrand; Redpath, Ann (editor)
088682012X / 9780886820121 Like New.  
Hardcover. Brand-new hardcover 1985 Creative Education. Picture cover--no dustjacket. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; never read. Gift-giving condition. 32 pages. Language: English. Essay by Russell about his world outlook, plus a short biography. Young adult level. Cover art by Etienne Delessert. Keywords: philosophy, moral, philosopher, ethics, knowledge, politics, psychology, language, religion, science, economics.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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Bertrand Russell (Living Philosophies) , Russell, Bertrand; Redpath, Ann (editor)
9 Bertrand Russell (Living Philosophies)  Russell, Bertrand; Redpath, Ann (editor)
088682012X / 9780886820121 Very Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover 1985 Creative Education. Picture cover--no dustjacket. Top front corner severely bumped at spine (not shown in photo). Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; never read. 32 pages. Language: English. Essay by Russell about his world outlook, plus a short biography. Young adult level. Cover art by Etienne Delessert. Keywords: philosophy, moral, philosopher, ethics, knowledge, politics, psychology, language, religion, science, economics.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Beyond Evolution: Human Nature and the Limits of Evolutionary Explanation, O'Hear, Anthony
10 Beyond Evolution: Human Nature and the Limits of Evolutionary Explanation O'Hear, Anthony
0198242549 / 9780198242543 New. 
Hardcover. Brand-new 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1997 Oxford University Press, NY. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; jacket crisp; never been read. Gift-giving condition. 220 pages; Bibliography; Index. Language: English. 'Anthony O'Hear takes a stand against the fashion for explaining human behaviour in terms of evolution. He maintains, controversially, that while the theory of evolution is successful in explaining the development of the natural world in general, it is of limited value when applied to the human world. Because of our reflectiveness and our rationality we take on goals and ideals which cannot be justified in terms of survival-promotion or reproductive advantage. O'Hear examines the nature of human self-consciousness, and argues that evolutionary theory cannot give a satisfactory account of such distinctive facets of human life as the quest for knowledge, moral sense, and the appreciation of beauty; in these we transcend our biological origins. It is our rationality that allows each of us to go beyond not only our biological but also our cultural inheritance: as the author says in the Preface, we are prisoners neither of our genes nor of the ideas we encounter as we each make our personal and individual way through life.'--from jacket flap. Chapter titles: Mind and Nature; Immanent and Transcendent Dimensions of Reason; Self-Conscious Belief; Evolutionary Epistemology; Evolution and Epistemological Pessimism; Morality and Politics; Beauty and the Theory of Evolution; Conclusions. Keyword: philosophy. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Die Drei Kritiken, in ihrem Zusammenhang mit dem Gesamtwerk, Kant, Immanuel; Schmidt, Raymund
11 Die Drei Kritiken, in ihrem Zusammenhang mit dem Gesamtwerk Kant, Immanuel; Schmidt, Raymund
Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover published 1952 by Alfred Kroner Verlag, Stuttgart. NO DUSTJACKET. Moderate age-tanning to pages. Clean and unmarked; binding tight. Good vintage reading / research copy. 526 pages. Mit verbindendem Text zusammenge?a?t von Raymund Schmidt. Language: German / Deutsche. Light-blue cloth-covered boards with black titles on front and spine. The Three Critiques: Kritik der reinen Vernunft; Kritik der reinen praktischen Vernunft; Kritik der Urteilskraft. Keywords: philosophy, philosopher, Critique of Pure Reason, Critique of Practical Reason, Critique of Judgment, Enlightenment, 18th century, Philosoph, Philosophie, Germany, Deutschland. No ISBN. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Dynamics of Faith, Tillich, Paul
12 Dynamics of Faith Tillich, Paul
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover published 1958 by Harper Torchbooks/Harper and Brothers, NY. Average wear; light age-tanning to pages. Clean and unmarked; binding tight. Good vintage reading/research copy. 134 pages. Language: English. Cover design by Marian Ebert. 'A little classic - His analyses of the purely intellectual, emotional and volitional interpretations of the dynamics of faith are superbly subtle in distinguishing what is true from what is false in each position ... Again reveals the astounding virtuosity of the man and the thinker.' --Reinhold Niebuhr, quoted on back cover. Keywords: religion, theology, philosophy, theologian, philosopher, Christian existentialist, 1950s. No ISBN. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic, Kosko, Bart
13 Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic Kosko, Bart
1562828398 / 9781562828394 Very Good. 
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition HARDCOVER with dustjacket 1993 Hyperion. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; appears unread. Jacket has light shelfwear. 318pp, Index, Bibliography, Glossary. Language: English. 'Kosko, an engineering professor at the University of Southern California, makes a provocative new scientific paradigm intelligible to the general reader. Fuzzy logic posits a world in which absolutes, such as those implied in the words true and false , are less important and interesting than the matters of degree between them. Fuzziness is grayness, and the truth lies in the middle, according to Kosko, one of the pioneers of fuzzy logic theory, which he persuasively presents as a world view rooted more in Buddhist and Taoist assumptions than in the dichotomous Aristotelian tradition. He proposes FATs (Fuzzy Approximation Theorems) for the existence (and non-existence, as fuzziness demands) of God and as models of the abortion debate. In consumer terms, fuzzy logic is behind such smart machines as air conditioners and microwave ovens that gauge their operation to the conditions and demands of a given moment's task. Writing with style and risk, Kosko challenges assumptions, not about the existence of scientific authority, but about its nature.'--Publishers Weekly, 1993. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Hannah Arendt/Martin Heidegger, Ettinger, Elzbieta
14 Hannah Arendt/Martin Heidegger Ettinger, Elzbieta
0300072546 / 9780300072549 Very Good. 
Paperback. Softcover 4th printing 1995 Yale University Press. Superclean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight. Only a hint of wear. 139pp, Notes. Language: English. 'In 1924, Hannah Arendt, then an 18-year-old assimilated German Jew, fell in love with future Nazi Martin Heidegger, her 35-year-old married philosophy professor at the University of Marburg. Insecure, vulnerable Arendt, whose father died when she was 7, idealized Heidegger, who found in their 4-year love affair a passionate physical and spiritual bond. Heidegger joined the Nazi Party and openly declared his support for Hitler in 1933; later that year, Arendt fled Germany and severed her ties with Heidegger. She went on to condemn fascism in The Origins of Totalitarianism, yet in 1950, encouraged by her second husband, Heinrich Bluecher, a German ex-communist and an admirer of Heidegger's philosophy, she resumed a friendship with her erstwhile lover, swallowing his lies that he was a helpless victim of malicious slander. As MIT humanities professor Ettinger shows in this revealing account of a strange mutual dependency that lasted until Arendt's death in 1975, Arendt became Heidegger's willing apologist despite mutual rancor, conflicting emotions and her branding of her former professor as a potential murderer.''--Publishers Weekly, 1995. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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How to Get the Most Out of Philosophy, Fourth Edition , Soccio, Douglas J.
15 How to Get the Most Out of Philosophy, Fourth Edition  Soccio, Douglas J.
0534566588 / 9780534566586 Good.  
Paperback. Softcover 4th Edition 2001 Wadsworth. Please note: this is NOT the most recent edition. The word 'Gift' is inkstamped on 1st page. Otherwise very clean; no marks in text; pages bright; binding tight. Average wear; spine is creased. Great reading / research copy. 156 pages. Covers effective ways to read philosophy texts and primary materials; taking good notes; critical thinking, reading, and writing; motivation for college study; preparing for and taking tests; Beginning Philosopher's Bibliography. Language: English.  
Price: 7.00 USD
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Moral Issues in Military Decision Making, Hartle, Anthony E.
16 Moral Issues in Military Decision Making Hartle, Anthony E.
0700604634 / 9780700604630 Very Good. 
Paperback. Softcover 1990 University Press of Kansas. Very clean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight. Only light wear. NOTE: this is NOT the most recent edition. 188pp. Language: English. '[P]rovocative examination of the complexity of current military ethics in the United States. In the wake of a turbulent 25-year period, the author argues that the environment in which members of the military must operate poses a severe threat to consistent moral behavior. He provides a theoretical perspective on the content, coherence, and rational justifiability of the--albeit uncodified--professional military ethic. He examines the military as a profession, the nature of professional ethics, the moral character of the laws of war, and the constitutional values of American society. Using specific examples drawn from World War II, from Vietnam, and from noncombat situations, he clarifies the moral framework within which military decisions must be made, both in time of peace and in time of war.'--from the publisher. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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OCTOBER 86: Art/Theory/Criticism/Politics, Krauss, Rosalind (editor); Michelson, Annette (editor)
17 OCTOBER 86: Art/Theory/Criticism/Politics Krauss, Rosalind (editor); Michelson, Annette (editor)
The MIT Press 1998 Paperback Very Good 
Softcover journal published Fall 1998 by The MIT Press. Light wear to covers, with minor soiling. Interior is very clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight; spine uncreased. 129 pages plus advertisements; black-and-white photos. Language: English. Contents: Jean-Francois Lyotard's Underground Aesthetics, by John Rajchman. Lyotard in Passing, by Robert Harvey. Womanstruck, by Jean-Francois Lyotard. Photogenic Neurasthenia: On Mass and Medium in the 1920s, by Nina Lara Rosenblatt. Nauman's Beckett Walk, by Kathryn Chiong. My History (The Intractable), by Babette Mangolte. Digital Diploma Mills, Part 1: The Automation of Higher Education; and Digital Diploma Mills, Part 2: The Coming Battle over Online Instruction, by David F. Noble. Keywords: philosophy, literary theory, postmodernism, education, history of technology, art history, social science, aesthetics. No ISBN. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Phenomenology and History  Nota S.J., John H.
Very Good.  
Hardcover. Chicago: Loyola University Press, 1967, hardcover, NO DUSTJACKET, 149pp, Notes, Select Bibliography, Index. Very Good condition, very clean, unmarked. Boards are covered in orange cloth. Language: English (translated by Louis Grooten and the author).  
Price: 12.00 USD
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Philosophical Scientists, Foster, David
19 Philosophical Scientists Foster, David
0880296240 / 9780880296243 Very Good. 
Hardcover. 1993 Barnes and Noble edition hardcover with dustjacket. Almost like new: superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Only light shelfwear to jacket. 179pp. Language: English. Uses mathematical logic to explore theories of Sir Arthur Eddington and Sir James Jeans. Reveals a 'Supernatural Science' proving God's existence through numbers. Keywords: religion, religious, science, scientific, philosopher, essays, creationism, creationist, Creator, Cambridge, proof, mathematical, probability, human, life, random, event, chance, grand architect. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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20 Rousseau's Dog: Two Great Thinkers at War in the Age of Enlightenment Edmonds, David; Eidinow, John
006074491X / 9780060744915 Good. 
Paperback. First softcover printing, published 2007 by Harper Perennial. Light wear: back cover and last 50 pages have corner crease. Light age-tanning to paper. Very clean; no marks; spine uncreased. 330 pages (plus 16 pp. of 'extras' with author interviews, etc.); Bibliography; Chronology; small black-and-white photos. Language: English. '[T]he fascinating true story of the bitter and very public quarrel that turned the Age of Enlightenment's two most influential thinkers [Jean-Jacques Rousseau and David Hume] into deadliest of foes.' -- from back cover. Keywords: philosophy, philosopher, 18th century, intellectual, literary, cultural, history. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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