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The Mysticism of Paul the Apostle

The Mysticism of Paul the Apostle

by Albert Schweitzer (Author); William Montgomery (Translator); F. C. Burkitt (Prefatory Note)

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1956
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New York: The MacMillan Company, 1956. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. Bound in black publisher's cloth with white lettering on the cover and spine. The fourteen chapter titles in this book are: 1) The Distinctive Character of Pauline Mysticism; 2) Hellenistic or Judaic?; 3) The Pauline Epistles; 4) The Eschatological Doctrine of Redemption; 5) The Problems of the Pauline… Read more about this item
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Paraphs

by Hermann Puterschein

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Numbered, Limited First Edition
Published
1928
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1928. Numbered, Limited First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+. Signed by Author. Numbered, Limited First Edition #149 of 540. Publications of the Society of Calligraphers No.1. Signed by the Author on colophon in rear of book.Quarter black cloth with decoratively patterned brown boards. White label with red title on the spine. lxxxii pp.<br><br>CONDITION: Light… Read more about this item
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Philosophy In The Flesh: The Embodied Mind And Its Challenge To Western Thought (First Edition)

Philosophy In The Flesh: The Embodied Mind And Its Challenge To Western Thought (First Edition)

by George Lakeoff

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First Edition
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1999
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Hardcover
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9780465056736
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Basic Books, 1999. First Edition. hardcover. Very Good +/Near Fine. 7x1x9. First edition. Hardcover. Quarter binding with black cloth on spine and white paper on boards. Gilt lettering on spine. [xiv] 624 pp. Indexed. Pages and covers are clean, only flaw is previous owners name on fly leaf. Light general wear on dust jacket. Full refund if not… Read more about this item
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History and Utopia (First Edition)

History and Utopia (First Edition)

by E. M. Cioran

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First Edition
Published
1987
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Hardcover
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9780805003918
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New York: Seaver Books, 1987. First Edition. hardcover. Very Good -/Very Good +. 8x5x1. First Edition. Hardcover. bound in quarter black cloth with dark grey paper boards and red foil lettering on the spine. Emil Mihai Cioran was a Romanian philosopher, aphorist and essayist, who published works in both Romanian and French. His work has been noted for… Read more about this item
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Mindsight: Image, Dream, Meaning

Mindsight: Image, Dream, Meaning

by Colin McGinn

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2004
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9780674015609
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Cambridge / London: Harvard University Press, 2004. hardcover. Fine/Fine. 5x1x8. Hardcover. Bound in quarter dark teal cloth with light teal paper boards and silver foil text on the spine. How to imagine the imagination is a topic that draws philosophers the way flowers draw honeybees. From Plato and Aristotle to Wittgenstein and Sartre, philosophers have talked and… Read more about this item
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The Philosophy of No - A Philosophy of the New Scientific Mins

The Philosophy of No - A Philosophy of the New Scientific Mins

by Gaston Bachelard; Translator: G.C. Waterson

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First Printing
Published
1968
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New York: The Orion Press, 1968. First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Bachelard shows how the 'truths' of the past, many deeply embedded in our subconscious minds, need to be examined, understood and made real rather than remain as undeclared and unrecognized assumptions which block the path of our understanding. vii, 123 pp. <br><br>CONDITION: Brown textured cloth, gold title… Read more about this item
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Machiavelli: Philosopher of Power (Eminent Lives)

Machiavelli: Philosopher of Power (Eminent Lives)

by Ross King

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2007
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9780060817176
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New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2007. hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 5x0x7. Hardcover. Bound in dark grey paper with gilt text on the spine. In this discerning new biography, Ross King rescues Machiavelli's legacy from caricature, detailing the vibrant political and social context that influenced his thought and underscoring the humanity of one of history's finest political thinkers. Ross King's… Read more about this item
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Wittgenstein

Wittgenstein

by A. J. Ayer

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1st Thus
Published
1986
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Paperback
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9780226033372
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University of Chicago Press, 1986. 1st Thus. paperback. Fine. 6x1x9. Paperback. 1st Thus Edition. Glossy yellow covers with blue and red accents and white text. Briefly traces the life of the Vienna-born philosopher, examines his major works, and discusses the fundamental concepts of his philosophy. 156pp.<br><br>CONDITION: Covers are unmarked. Pages are crisp AND CLEAN. Binding and Text block… Read more about this item
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John Laws' Book of Irreverent Logic

John Laws' Book of Irreverent Logic

by John Laws

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REPRINT
Published
1994
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Sydney: Pan Macmillan Australia, 1994. REPRINT. Paperback. Very Good. Reprint. John Laws is an Australian radio announcer. For 50 years, until 2007, he was the host of an Australian morning radio program combining music with interviews, opinion, live advertising readings and listener talkback. This volume contains his thoughts and comments. CONDITION: Paperback entitled "Censored" on cover and "John… Read more about this item
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The Art of The Motor (FIRST AMERICAN EDITION)

The Art of The Motor (FIRST AMERICAN EDITION)

by Paul Virilio; Translator: Julie Rose

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First American Edition
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1995
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Minneapolis / London: University of Minnesota Press, 1995. First American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/No Jacket. Paul Virilio was a cultural theorist and urbanist. He is best known for his writings about technology as it has developed in relation to speed and power, with diverse references to architecture, the arts, the city and the military. Notes, Index, 168… Read more about this item
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Who Are We?: Theories of Human Nature (First Edition)

Who Are We?: Theories of Human Nature (First Edition)

by Louis P. Pojman

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First Edition
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2005
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Hardcover
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9780739457689
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New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. First Edition. hardcover. Fine/Fine. 9x6x1. First Edition. Hardcover. bound in black paper with gilt lettering on the spine. In Who Are We? Theories of Human Nature, esteemed author Louis P. Pojman explores major theories in Western philosophy and religion, along with several traditions in Eastern thought. The most comprehensive work of its… Read more about this item
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Cities of Words: Pedagogical Letters on a Register of the Moral Life (First Edition)

Cities of Words: Pedagogical Letters on a Register of the Moral Life (First Edition)

by Stanley Cavell

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2004
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9780674013360
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Cambridge / London: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2004. First Edition. hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 6x1x9. First Edition. Hardcover. Bound in quarter black cloth with textured black paper boards and red foil lettering on the spine. Since Socrates and his circle first tried to frame the Just City in words, discussion of a perfect communal life--a life… Read more about this item
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The Rhetorical Turn: Invention And Persuasion in The Conduct of Inquiry

The Rhetorical Turn: Invention And Persuasion in The Conduct of Inquiry

by Editor: Herbert W. Simons

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1990
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Chicago / London: The University of Chicago Press, 1990. Paperback. Like New. Part One: Rhetorics of Science; Part Two: The Politics of Rhetoric and the Rhetoric of Politics; Part Three: Philosophical Probes and Reflections. xii, Indexes, 388 pp. <br>CONDITION: Like new paperback entitled on cover and spine. Tight binding; free of writing. Full refund if not satisfied.
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Selfhood And Authenticity (INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR)
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Selfhood And Authenticity (INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR)

by Corey Anton

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First Edition Paperback
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2001
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Albany NY: State University of New York Press, 2001. First Edition Paperback. Paperback. Near Fine. Author Inscription. First Paperback Edition. Winner of the 2004 Erving Goffman Award for outstanding scholarship in the Ecology of Social Interaction presented by the Media Ecology Association. <br><br> Anton brings phenomenology and existential philosophy to wider audiences and makes complex insights refreshingly lucid… Read more about this item
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Metaphor & Reality

Metaphor & Reality

by Philip Wheelwright

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Second Printing
Published
1964
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Bloomington IN: Indiana University Press, 1964. Second Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Second Printing. The character of language, particularly of poetic language, and its role in the perception of reality are the subject of this study. Introduction, Notes to Chapters, Index, 192 pp. <br><br>Condition: Cream boards entitled on spine. Front endpaper detached, hinge starting. Normal shelf wear. Text… Read more about this item
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Jean-Paul Sartre - The Pychology of Imagination

Jean-Paul Sartre - The Pychology of Imagination

by Jean-Paul Sartre

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No date circa 1980-1990
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Secaucus NJ: The Citadel Press, No date circa 1980-1990. Sixth Paperback Printing. Paperback. Very Good +. Sixth Paperback Printing. In this book, the brilliant French existentialist writer examined the function of consciousness in creating a world of unrealities. Sartre revealed a new way of conceiving of consciousness, the nature of the psychic life and the mind's complex relationship… Read more about this item
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Epictetus - A Stoic And Socratic Guide to Life (FIRST EDITION)

Epictetus - A Stoic And Socratic Guide to Life (FIRST EDITION)

by A. A. Long

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FIRST EDITION
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2002
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Oxford, UK: Clarendon Press, 2002. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. The philosophy of Epictetus offers not only stimulating ideas but practical guidance in living one's life. The author offers an accessible study of Epictetus' argumentative and rhetorical methods. A study for anyone interested about how to live our lives. <br><br>CONDITION: Black textured boards entitled in gilt print… Read more about this item
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On Being Blue - A Philosophical Inquiry

On Being Blue - A Philosophical Inquiry

by William Gass

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Published
1979
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Boston: David R. Godine, 1979. Fifth Printing . Paperback. Very Good. Fifth Printing. Of all the colors, blue and green have the greatest emotional range. Blue occurs everywhere: in ice and water, in flames, flowers, overhead and inside caves, blue moves easily and qualifies our states of feeling. CONDITION: Blue textured paper covers entitled in gilt on cover… Read more about this item
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All Life is Problem Solving

All Life is Problem Solving

by Karl Popper (Author), Patrick Camiller (Translator)

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2002
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9780415249928
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London / New York: Routledge, 2002. paperback. Very Good +. 5x0x8. Reprint. Paperback. Blue pictorial covers with white lettering on spine. [xii] 171 pp. Indexed. Previous owners signature on half title page otherwise condition is like new. Full refund if not satisfied.
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Ideas Have Consequences

Ideas Have Consequences

by Richard M. Weaver

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Reprint
Published
1984
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9780226876801
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Chicago / London: University Of Chicago Press, 1984. Reprint. paperback. Very Good . 6x0x9. Paperback. Reprint. In what has become a classic work, Richard M. Weaver unsparingly diagnoses the ills of our age and offers a realistic remedy. He asserts that the world is intelligible, and that man is free. The catastrophes of our age are the product… Read more about this item
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