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  • HÖFFDING, Harald
    A HISTORY OF MODERN PHILOSOPHY: A Sketch of the History of Philosophy from the Close of the Renaissance to Our Own Day . Translated from the German edition by B.E. Meyer

    New York: Dover, 1955. Two volumes, octavo, card covers. pp (xviii), 532; (x), 600 + ads. Index. Cover price inked out, light yellowing to page edges and spines, else a VG unworn pair, no owner names nor marks. "One of the works most frequently referred to as a source for basic information, this monumental 400,000-word study provides an extremely clear, detailed coverage of modern philosophy from the Renaissance to the end of the 19th century." - cover.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 46322
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  • WOLF, A.
    A HISTORY OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & PHILOSOPHY IN THE 16TH & 17TH CENTURIES...Second edition, prepared by Douglas McKie

    New York: Harper, 1959. Two volumes, octavo, card covers. Illustrated. Remainder stripe to bottom page edge, else a VG clean and unworn pair, no owner marks. Reprint of the 1950 second edition.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 46319
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  • WOLF, A.
    A HISTORY OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & PHILOSOPHY IN THE 18TH CENTURY. Second edition, revised by D.McKie

    New York: Harper, 1961. Two volumes, octavo, card covers. Illustrated. Remainder stripes to bottom page edge, bruise to lower outer corners of first half of volume I, else a VG clean and unworn pair, no owner marks. Reprint of the 1952 second edition.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 46320
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  • KATTSOFF, Louis O.
    A PHILOSOPHY OF MATHEMATICS

    Edition: First edition

    Ames, Iowa: University of Iowa Press, 1948. Tan cloth. pp (x), 266. Index. Slight yellowing to endpapers and spine, else a VG clean and unworn jacketless copy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52019
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  • Hansen, Olaf
    Aesthetic Individualism and Practical Intellect: American Allegory in Emerson, Thoreau, Adams, and James

    Edition: First printing

    Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1990. Green cloth. pp (xii), (249). Index. Fine in very nearly fine jacket. "Addressing vital issues in the current revision of American literary studies, Olaf Hansen carries out an exposition of American writing as a philosophical tradition. His broad and comparative view of American culture reveals the importance of the American allegory as a genuine artistic and intellectual style and as a distinct mode of thought particularly suited to express the philosophical legacy of transcendentalism. Hansen traces intellectual and cultural continuities and disruptions from Emerson through Thoreau and Henry Adams to William James, paying special attention to the modernism of transcendental thought and to its quality as a valid philosophy in its own right.…

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    Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1990. Green cloth. pp (xii), (249). Index. Fine in very nearly fine jacket. "Addressing vital issues in the current revision of American literary studies, Olaf Hansen carries out an exposition of American writing as a philosophical tradition. His broad and comparative view of American culture reveals the importance of the American allegory as a genuine artistic and intellectual style and as a distinct mode of thought particularly suited to express the philosophical legacy of transcendentalism. Hansen traces intellectual and cultural continuities and disruptions from Emerson through Thoreau and Henry Adams to William James, paying special attention to the modernism of transcendental thought and to its quality as a valid philosophy in its own right. Concerned with defining ideas of self, selfhood, and subjectivity and with moral tradition as an act of creating order out of the cosmos, the American allegory provided a basic and frequently overlooked link between transcendentalism and pragmatism. Its 'suggestive incompleteness' combined in a highly dialectic manner the essence of both enlightenment and romanticism. Characterized neither by absolute objectivity nor by absolute subjectivity, it allowed speculation about the meaning of reality and about humankind's place in a realm of appearances." - jacket.

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    Book ID: 43657
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  • Goicoechea, David L.
    Agape and Hesed-Ahava: with Levinas-Drrida and Matthew at Mt. Angel and St.Thomas (A Doxology of Reconciliation)

    Edition: First Edition

    Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2015. Glossy card covers. pp [2], xx, 355. Index. Fine copy. Inscribed by the author. Postmodern Ethics series no. 7.

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    Book ID: 44469
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  • Goicoechea, David L.
    Agape and Personhood : with Kierkegaard, Mother, and Paul (A Logic of Reconciliation from the Shamans to Today)

    Edition: First Edition

    Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2011. Glossy card covers. pp [2], xxii, 358, [2]. Index. Corner crease to rear cover, else fine. Inscribed by the author. Postmodern Ethics series no. 2.

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  • Goicoechea, David L.
    AGAPE AND THE FOUR LOVES: with Nietzsche, Father, and Q (A Physiology of Reconciliation from the Greeks to Today)

    Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2013. Glossy card covers. pp [2], xxii, 359, [3]. Index. Soft crease to upper outer corners, covers a bit splayed, else fine. Inscribed by the author. Postmodern Ethic series no. 5.

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    Book ID: 44470
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  • WRIGHT, Georg H. von
    AN ESSAY IN MODAL LOGIC

    Edition: First printing

    Amsterdam: North- Hollland Publishing Company, 1951. Yellow card covers. pp (viii), (92). Endpapers tanned, else fine in VG jacket. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 52080
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  • WEINBERG, Julius Rudolph
    AN EXAMINATION OF LOGICAL POSITIVISM

    Edition: First US issue

    New York: Harcourrt, Brace, 1936. Black cloth. pp viii, 311. Index. Small ink name at front, text paper a bit yellowed, page edges tanned, spine gilt dulled but readable, else a VG clean and unworn copy, no text marks. International Library of Psychology, Philosophy and Scientific Method series.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 50691
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  • MILL, John Stuart
    AN EXAMINATION OF SIR WILLIAM HAMILTON'S PHILOSOPHY and of the principal philosophical questions discussed in his writings

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Longman, Green, 1865. Octavo, original brown cloth and brown endpapers. pp viii, 560. Professionally resewn and rebacked with original spine laid down, rice paper repairs to inner hinges, wear to outer corners of covers repaired. Gilt spine stamping dulled, outer corners bruised, small ink signature on half-title page, else a VG copy, text clean and unworn. "In 1861 [sic] he published his only systematic treatise in first philosophy. This was his Examination of Sir William Hamilton's Philosophy, a comprehensive critique of the latter's rationalism and intuitionism. So effective was Mill's critique that this work effectively dated itself and is now unfortunately neglected...Mill has no trouble in showing the logical confusion in this claim. Hamilton wants to have it…

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    London: Longman, Green, 1865. Octavo, original brown cloth and brown endpapers. pp viii, 560. Professionally resewn and rebacked with original spine laid down, rice paper repairs to inner hinges, wear to outer corners of covers repaired. Gilt spine stamping dulled, outer corners bruised, small ink signature on half-title page, else a VG copy, text clean and unworn. "In 1861 [sic] he published his only systematic treatise in first philosophy. This was his Examination of Sir William Hamilton's Philosophy, a comprehensive critique of the latter's rationalism and intuitionism. So effective was Mill's critique that this work effectively dated itself and is now unfortunately neglected...Mill has no trouble in showing the logical confusion in this claim. Hamilton wants to have it both ways—all our knowledge is relative or phenomenal and within this phenomenal realm we can discover concepts which apply absolutely or non-relatively to the noumenal things-in-themselves. Mansel's views receive Mill's particular scorn: if terms are not to be used in their ordinary sense then they ought not be used at all. A being, no matter how powerful, whose acts cannot be described in terms characteristic of human morality, is not one that we can reasonably worship. Mill made his well-known proclamation that 'I will call no being good who is not what I mean when I apply that epithet to my fellow creatures, and if such a being can sentence me to hell for not so calling him, then to hell I will go.' " - Fred Wilson, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 35335
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  • MacMinn, Ney; Hainds, J.R.; McNab McCrimmon, James . (John Stuart Mill)
    Bibliography of the Published Writings of John Stuart Mill. Edited from His Manuscript with Corrections and Notes

    Edition: First printing

    Evanston, IL: Northwestern University, 1943. Blue cloth. p xiv, (102). Spine a bit sunned with gilt lettering dull, minor wear at ends; Library of Congress duplicate stamp inside front cover, ink inscription from the editors to Robert C. Gooch of the LC, slight musty odour, VG otherwise. Northwestern University Studies in the Humanities # 12.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50577
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  • CANDIDE, ou l'Optimisme, Traduit de l'allemand de Mr. le Docteur Ralph, par M. de V. by VOLTAIRE, François Arouet de, 1694-1778
    VOLTAIRE, François Arouet de, 1694-1778
    CANDIDE, ou l'Optimisme, Traduit de l'allemand de Mr. le Docteur Ralph, par M. de V.

    No place (Rouen): No publisher, 1759. Rouen edition. 12mo, 16cm, pp (215) (including 3 page Table at rear, last page numbered 315), bound in modern marbled paper with leather spine label, red page edges. Scattered light foxing, but text is VG+, unworn. Page 195 numbered 105, last signature using smaller type. See Begesco 1441. The earliest edition was printed clandestinely (as were all the early editions) in Geneva by Cramer (299 pp, only perhaps a dozen known copies of the true first). CANDIDE was published more or less simultaneously in five countries no later than 15 Jan., 1759. Eighteen 1759 French language editions are known today. PMM 204. This famous satire on religious and philosophical (Leibnitz) optimism is Voltaire's…

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    No place (Rouen): No publisher, 1759. Rouen edition. 12mo, 16cm, pp (215) (including 3 page Table at rear, last page numbered 315), bound in modern marbled paper with leather spine label, red page edges. Scattered light foxing, but text is VG+, unworn. Page 195 numbered 105, last signature using smaller type. See Begesco 1441. The earliest edition was printed clandestinely (as were all the early editions) in Geneva by Cramer (299 pp, only perhaps a dozen known copies of the true first). CANDIDE was published more or less simultaneously in five countries no later than 15 Jan., 1759. Eighteen 1759 French language editions are known today. PMM 204. This famous satire on religious and philosophical (Leibnitz) optimism is Voltaire's best-known work, one of the most famous of the French Enlightenment, and a widely read classic of world literature even today.

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    Book ID: 33669
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  • Bunge, Mario
    Causality and Modern Science: Third Revised Edition

    New York: Dover, 2011. New author preface for this edition. Card covers. pp 394, index. Fine copy.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 50055
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  • Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl of, 1671-1713.
    Characteristicks of men, manners, opinions, times. In three volumes. By the Right Honourable Anthony, Earl of Shaftesbury. The fourth edition (3 volume set)

    No place (London): No publisher (Printed by John Darby), 1727. Fourth edition (first was in 1711). Three volumes. pp (6), iv, 364, including frontispiece portrait and collective title with engraved vignette by Simon Gribelin; 443; (4), 391, [1], (54, Index). Each volume has a separate title leaf. Engraved Gribelin headpieces. Old brown calf sides, period 20th century rebacking with raised bands, labels, gilt ornament. On each front pastedown is the armorial bookplate of Samuel Allen (motto "Dum vivo, spero") and small circular label of Battle Abbey (ruined abbey on the site of the Battle of Hastings); in the top margin of each front free endpaper is the 1960 ownership inscription of Robert A. Fenn, of London; Volumes 1 &…

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    No place (London): No publisher (Printed by John Darby), 1727. Fourth edition (first was in 1711). Three volumes. pp (6), iv, 364, including frontispiece portrait and collective title with engraved vignette by Simon Gribelin; 443; (4), 391, [1], (54, Index). Each volume has a separate title leaf. Engraved Gribelin headpieces. Old brown calf sides, period 20th century rebacking with raised bands, labels, gilt ornament. On each front pastedown is the armorial bookplate of Samuel Allen (motto "Dum vivo, spero") and small circular label of Battle Abbey (ruined abbey on the site of the Battle of Hastings); in the top margin of each front free endpaper is the 1960 ownership inscription of Robert A. Fenn, of London; Volumes 1 & 2 have the bookplate of M.P. Grace. Partial cracks to some inner hinges but all quite firm, endpaper tanning and foxing, in all a VG+ set, text clean, tight, and unworn, externally quite attractive. A nice set of one of the most influential philosophical books of the 18th century in England and elsewhere, the work uses the phrase "moral sense" for the first time and it was a foundational text for the Scottish school of ethical philosophy. 2.5 kg parcel.

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    Book ID: 49690
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  • HOCK, (Ronald F. and Edward N. O'Neill)
    Chreia in Ancient Rhetoric: Volume I. The Progymnasta

    Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1986. Card covers. (xvi), 358 pp. Fine copy, no owner marks. Society of Biblical Literature, Texts and Translations, Graeco-Roman Religion Series.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 25002
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  • WOOD, Neal
    CICERO'S SOCIAL & POLITICAL THOUGHT

    Edition: First printing

    Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1988. Blue cloth. pp (xiv), (289). Fine in fine jacket. "In this close examination of the social and political thought of Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.), Neal Wood focuses on Cicero's conceptions of state and government, showing that he is the father of constitutionalism, the archetype of the politically conservative mind, and the first to reflect extensively on politics as an activity."

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    Book ID: 43676
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  • (COLLECTED WORKS Volume 2). Untimely Meditations (Unzeitgemässe Betrachtungen) (text in Russian) by Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900
    Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900
    (COLLECTED WORKS Volume 2). Untimely Meditations (Unzeitgemässe Betrachtungen) (text in Russian)

    Moscow: 1909. Tall octavo, bound in maroon cloth, spine gilt lettered with title "Nietasche Philosophy". pp (iii)-xxxvii, 426, [4] + frontispiece with tissue guard. Margins of endpaper yellowed from binding materials; small rubber stamp with 4 digit ink number on blank recto of frontispiece, half-title page, and title page; else a fine copy of this Russian language edition. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 39644
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  • PEPPER, Stephen C.
    CONCEPT AND QUALITY: A World Hypothesis

    Edition: First edition.

    La Salle, Illinois: Open Court, 1967. Dark green cloth. pp [2], xiv, 652, [4], indexed. Soft spine creases, else fine, no owner marks, in a VG+ price-clipped jacket. The Paul Carus Lectures, Series 13, 1961. Dr. Pepper was an emeritus professor of philosophy at the University of California Berkeley. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 27806
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  • Thagard, Paul
    Conceptual Revolutions

    Edition: First printing

    Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1992. Black cloth. pp 285, index. Fine in fine jacket. Draws on history and philosophy of science, cognitive psychology, and the field of artificial intelligence to develop a theory of conceptual change capable of accounting for all major scientific revolutions.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49993
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