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Philosophy in Context; An Experiment in Teaching. Volume 6, 1977. Philosophy and Science., Armour, Leslie. (editor).
1 Armour, Leslie. (editor). Philosophy in Context; An Experiment in Teaching. Volume 6, 1977. Philosophy and Science.
Cleveland, Ohio. Cleveland State University. 1977 Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; (2) - 105 pp. Wrappers in a saddle stapled binding. Contents: 1 - "Rationalism, Relativism and Scientific Method" by Paul K. Feyerabend, 2 - "The Systematization of Knowledge" by Nicholas Rescher, 3 - "Can Social Science Provide Causal Explanations?" by Raziel Abelson, 4 - "The Structure of a Science of Psychology: William James and B. F. Skinner" by Patrick K. Dooley, 5 - "Change, Value and Objectivity" by Leslie Armour, 6 - "Concrete Comparison, Generalization , and Validation in Social Teserach and Practice" by Harry Butler and Samuel A. Richmond. Minor wear and soiling to the covers, otherwise clean with a tight binding. 28393 
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Essays, Advancement of Learning, New Atlantis, and Other Pieces., Bacon, Francis. (edited by Richard Foster Jones).
2 Bacon, Francis. (edited by Richard Foster Jones). Essays, Advancement of Learning, New Atlantis, and Other Pieces.
New York. The Odyssey Press. (1937) Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; xxxiv - 491 pp. The text is in English with the translations from the original Latin being those of Ellis and Spedding. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering and decorations on the spine. First published in 1937, this is the eighth printing. Frontis engraving by Francis Hall of Bacon. Contents: ! - Preface, Introduction and a select, 4 page bibliography, 2 - "Essays on Counsels, Civil and Moral", 3 - "Magna Instauratio", 4 - "Historia Naturalis et experimenta lis ad Condendam Philosophiam", 5 - "De Dignitate et Augmentis Scientiarum" , 6 - "New Atlantis". Previous owner's name and address on the front free end paper, otherwise the interior is clean and the binding is solid. The externals show mild wear to the spine tips and board corners while the gilt lettering on the spine is a tad faded. 28261 
Price: 8.00 CDN
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Der Anteil des Elsass an den geistigen Bewegungen des Mittelalters, Baeumker, Dr. Clemens
3 Baeumker, Dr. Clemens Der Anteil des Elsass an den geistigen Bewegungen des Mittelalters
Strassburg J. H. Ed. Heitz (Heitz & Mundel) 1912 Softcover Fair 
8vo - 24.5 x 17 cm.; 59 pp. Text in German. Rede zur Feier des Geburtstages Sr. Majestat des Kaisers am 27. Januar 1912 in der Aula der Kaiser Wilhelms-universitat Strassburg. Baeumker (1853-1924) was a German historian of philosophy. Cover is soiled with tears at spine and small pieces missing along spine, former owner's name on half-title page; text clean as most pages are still unopened. 25347 
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Quality and Concept, Bealer, George
4 Bealer, George Quality and Concept
Oxford, England Clarendon Press. 1982 0198244282 / 9780198244288 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 311 pp. Part of series, Clarendon Library of Logic and Philosophy. "The central thesis of this book is that three basic sorts of entities - properties, relations and propositions (PRPs)- fix the logical, causal, and phenomenal order of the world and the structure our thought and speech about it." Bealer was Associate Professor of Philosophy at Reed College, Portland, Oregon and now teaches at Yale University. Endnotes, bibliography, symbols, index. Some browning to pages of text; binding sturdy, text pages clean. Dust jacket lightly rubbed with light edgewear. 25220 
Price: 32.00 CDN
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The Heavenly City of the Eighteenth-Century Philosophers., Becker, Carl L.
5 Becker, Carl L. The Heavenly City of the Eighteenth-Century Philosophers.
New Haven, Connecticut. Yale University Press. 1964 Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; x - 168 pp. First published in 1932, this is the 24th printing. "Four lectures delivered in the School of Law in Yale University, on the Storrs Foundation, late in the month of April, 1931". The four lectures are "Climates of Opinion", "The Laws of Nature and Nature's God", The New History: Philosophy Teaching by Example", and "The Uses of Posterity". Previous owner's name on the first page, otherwise clean and tight with the front cover showing some light rubbing and scuffing. 24737 
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The Ethics of Catholicism & the Consecration of the Intellectual., Belanger, Andre J.
6 Belanger, Andre J. The Ethics of Catholicism & the Consecration of the Intellectual.
Montreal, Quebec / Kingston, Ontario. McGill-Queen's University Press. 1997 0773515178 / 9780773515178 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; viii - 242 pp. Wine red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. From the dust jacket: "Using France as the most representative case of a Catholic context, André J. Belanger argues that as French society became more secularized intellectuals replaced the clergy as arbitrators of justice and enlightment." One appendix "The Latin American Experience", 34 page bibliography and 6 page index at the back. Previous owner's name on the second page and the dust jacket has a trace of wear to the spine tips. otherwise fine. 26240 
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Natural Law and Human Dignity., Bloch, Ernst.
7 Bloch, Ernst. Natural Law and Human Dignity.
Cambridge, Massachusetts. MIT Press. 1988 0262521296 / 9780262521291 Softcover Near Fine 
8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xxx - 323 pp. Translated from the German "Naturrecht und menschliche Wurde" of 1961 by Dennis J. Schmidt. From the back cover: "Bloch was one of the most original and influential of contemporary European thinkers, leaving his mark in fields ranging from philosophy and social theory to aesthetics and theology. Natural Law and Human Dignity represents a unique attempt to reconcile the traditional oppositions of natural law and social utopian traditions, providing basic insights into the meaning of human rights in a socialist society". The cover edges show some very light and minor wear. The interior is clean and the binding is tight. 24645 
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Logique de la Foi., Bouillard, Henri.
8 Bouillard, Henri. Logique de la Foi.
Paris, France. Aubier. 1964 Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 22.5 x 14 cm.; 196 pp. The text is in French. Blue wrappers with red and black lettering. Contents: "Esquisses", "Dialogues avec la pensée protestante", "Approches Philosophiques". Volume 60 in the "Theologie" series published under the auspices of the Jesuit Faculty of Theology in Lyon. The covers show mild wear to the edges, the interior is clean, the binding is tight Some pages remain unopened. Minimal monastic library markings on the first blank page.; Ex-Library 16948 
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Christening Pagan Mysteries: Erasmus in Pursuit of Wisdom., Boyle, Marjorie O'Rourke.
9 Boyle, Marjorie O'Rourke. Christening Pagan Mysteries: Erasmus in Pursuit of Wisdom.
Toronto, Ontario. University of Toronto Press. 1981 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
8vo - 23 x 14.5 cm.; xiii - 174 - [4] pp. Pictorial tan cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine. Marjorie Boyle was an editor for the collected works of Erasmus as issued by the University of Toronto Press. Sixty-three pages of notes, 7 page bibliography and a 4 page general index at the back. One small white spot of soiling on the front board, otherwise the book appears to have been used very little if at all. 25890 
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The Intellectual Milieu of John Dryden; Studies in Some Aspects of Seventeenth-Century Thought., Bredvold, Louis I.
10 Bredvold, Louis I. The Intellectual Milieu of John Dryden; Studies in Some Aspects of Seventeenth-Century Thought.
Ann Arbor, Michigan. University of Michigan / Ann Arbor Paperbacks. 1962 Softcover Very Good 
8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 185 pp. From the back cover: "A classic in literary and social history. This book accepts John Dryden's skeptical temperament as the basic explanation of the development of his ideas. It examines skepticism in seventeenth-century literature - its bearings on religious thought, on science's defense against the charge of atheism, on conservative political thought". Four appendices plus an index. Previous owner's name on the first (the title) page, otherwise clean and tight with the covers showing some light shelf wear and scuffing. 24738 
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The Concept of Knowledge., Butchvarov, Panayot.
11 Butchvarov, Panayot. The Concept of Knowledge.
Evanston, Illinois. Northwestern University Press. 1970 0810103192 / 9780810103191 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
8vo - 23.5 x 15.5 cm.; viii - 325 pp. Red cloth over boards with gilt letttering on brown panels on the spine and front. From the introduction: "This book has as its subject matter the conceptual foundations of epistemology. Its central task is the account of the concept of knowledge, but in the course of the inquiry detailed accounts are also offered of the concepts of necessary truth and sense perception. And much of the discussion is concerned with the notions of evidence, rational belief and criterion". Previous owner's address label on the front free end paper and the book shows mild shelf wear with some light scuffing on the tail margin of the front board. 24789 
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Bio Engagement: Making a Christian Difference through Bioethics Today., Cameron, Nigel; Scott E. Daniels, Barbara J. White. (editors).
12 Cameron, Nigel; Scott E. Daniels, Barbara J. White. (editors). Bio Engagement: Making a Christian Difference through Bioethics Today.
Grand Rapids, Michigan. Eerdmans. 2000 0802847935 / 9780802847935 Softcover Fine 
8vo - 23.5 x 16 cm.; xiii - 265 pp. A Horizon in Bioethics Series Book from The Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity. A collection of essays by 20 leading activists. Major division of Contents: Part I-Christian Vision, Part II-Education and the Media, Part III-Law and Public Policy, Part IV-Health Care, Part V-The Church. Contributors are Mary Adam, Francis Beckwith, Geoffrey Brown, Nigel Cameron, Samuel Casey, Scott Daniels, Marsha Fowler, Teri Goudie, Arnold Hyndman, John Kilner, Paul Madtes, Brian Mawhinney, Ben Mitchell, Donal O'Mathuna, Gregory Rutecki, Terry Schlossberg, David Sherwood, David Stevens, Linda Treloar, and Barbara White. 3506 
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Metaphysics and Explanation: Proceedings of the 1964 Oberlin Colloquium in Philosophy., Capitan, W. H. and D. D. Merrill. (editors).
13 Capitan, W. H. and D. D. Merrill. (editors). Metaphysics and Explanation: Proceedings of the 1964 Oberlin Colloquium in Philosophy.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. University of Pittsburgh Press. 1964 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 112 pp. Aqua cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. Contents: 1 - "On Deductivism as a Philosophy of Science" by Stephan Korner, 2 - "Nonsense" by J. J. C. Smart, 3 - "Causing Voluntary Actions" by Joel Feinberg, 4 - "Comments" by Keith S. Donnellan, Keith Lehrer and Joel Feinberg, 5 - "Evaluative Metaphysics" by Nicholas Rescher, 6 - "Coments" by Lewis White Beck and Thomas E. Patton and with a rejoinder by Nicholas Rescher, 7 - "Things and Qualities" by Herbert Hochberg, 8 - "Comments" by Richard Severens and J. M. Shorter with a rejoinder by Herbert Hochberg. Mild shelf wear to the externals with a clean interior and a solid binding. 16609 
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Ethics in Public Service., Chapman, Richard A. (editor).
14 Chapman, Richard A. (editor). Ethics in Public Service.
Ottawa, Ontario. Carleton University Press. 1993 0886291917 / 9780886291914 Softcover Very Good+ 
8vo - 23.5 x 15.5 cm.; xi - 178 pp. Selected papers from a conference of the International Political Science Association Research Committee on the Structure and Organization of Government held in Durham, UK in 1990. Contents: 1 - "The Duty of the Professional" by Brian Cubbon, 2 - "Promoting Public Service Ethics: The Codification Option" by Kenneth Kernaghan, 3 - "How Can Ethics Be Taught?" by M. W. Jackson, 4 - "Tragic Choices: Administrative Rulemaking and Policy Choice" by B. Guy Peters, 5 - "Administrative Discretion and the Protection of Human Rights; Public Servants' Duty to Take Rights Seriously" by George J. Szablowski, 6 - "Freedom of Information and the Swedish Bureaucrat" by Lennart Lundquits, 7 - "Reasons of State and the Public Interest: A British Variation of the Problem of Dirty Hands" by Richard A. Chapman, 8 - "Public Service and Democratic Accountability" by Colin Campbell, 9 - "The Law and Officials" by Paul Finn, 10 - "Trade Unions and Ethics in the Public Service" by Barry J. O'Toole, 11 - "Ethics in Public Service" by Richard A. Chapman. Minor shelf wear to the covers and one instance of marginalia noted - 2 inked check marks in the margin of page 25, otherwise clean and tight. 24230 
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The Philosophical Anarchism of William Godwin, Clark, John P.
15 Clark, John P. The Philosophical Anarchism of William Godwin
Princeton, New Jersey Princeton University Press. 1977 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 343 pp. "The book begins with a discussion of the metaphysical and epistemological bases of Godwin's philosophy and then analyzes the nature of his ethical theory and the application of his philosophical principles to social and political issues . . then his place in the history of anarchist theory is clarified." Footnotes, bibliography, index. Clark was Associate Professor of Philosophy at Loyola University in New Orleans. Purple cloth-covered boards lightly soiled with light soiling on head of text block edges; a clean, tight text. Dust jacket has minor wear. 20263 
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Stromateis; Books one to three. (Miscellanies of notes of revealed knowledge in accordance with the true philosophy)., Clement of Alexandria.
16 Clement of Alexandria. Stromateis; Books one to three. (Miscellanies of notes of revealed knowledge in accordance with the true philosophy).
Washington, DC. The Catholic University of America Press. 1991 0813200857 / 9780813200859 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Ex-Library 
8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; xiv - 354 pp. Textured dark red/brown cloth over boards with gilt lettering on blue spine panels and blind stamped border rules on the front and back boards. This is volume 85 from the Fathers of the Church series from this publisher and is a new translation from the original Latin by John Ferguson. Well footnoted throughout and with a 4 page select bibliography, an 18 page index of proper names and subjects and a 7 page index of scripture references. The library markings, none of which are external, are stamps on the front free end paper, the title page and the copyright page with unused library attachments on the back free end papers. Otherwise the book appears to have been used very little if at all. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. 30072 
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The Diversity of Meaning., Cohen, L. Jonathan.
17 Cohen, L. Jonathan. The Diversity of Meaning.
New York. Herder and Herder 1963 Hardcover Very Good 
8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xi - 340 pp. Blue cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on spine. The text block head edge is dyed red as issued. Well annotated with a comprehensive index. Previous owner's name on of the front free end paper. Parts of this book were delivered as lectures at Oxford where the author is (was?) a fellow of Queen's College. Minor shelf wear to the boards with two instances of minor underlining noted on pages 113 and 115. 16576 
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The Metaphysics of Constituent Power: Schmitt and the Genesis of Chile's 1980 Constitution. Cardozo Law Review. Volume 21, May 2000., Cristi, Renato.
18 Cristi, Renato. The Metaphysics of Constituent Power: Schmitt and the Genesis of Chile's 1980 Constitution. Cardozo Law Review. Volume 21, May 2000.
New York. Yeshiva University. 2000 Softcover Near Fine 
4to - 25.5 x 17 cm.; Pages 1749 to 1775. Blue wraps with white lettering. An offprint of Cristi's article from the Cardozo Law Review which was originally presented as a paper at the conference on Carl Schmitt held in New York City in April of 1999. 24384 
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A Processive World View for Pragmatic Christians., Culliton CSB., Joseph T.
19 Culliton CSB., Joseph T. A Processive World View for Pragmatic Christians.
New York. Philosophical Library 1975 Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; (14) - 302 pp. Light green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. A look at the Christian naturalism of Teilhard de Chardin and how it extends the naturalism of Dewey and contemporary Americans in their rejection of a theistic and personal religion. The proposed result is a revitalized faith and Christian thought as it is enriched by the natural faith in man and the universe. Approbation s are present as a pasted on label on copyright page. Minor fading to the book spine and the DJ shows some mild soiling and edge wear. 9441 
Price: 12.00 CDN
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Critical Encounters Between Philosophy and Politics., Dallmayr, Fred R.
20 Dallmayr, Fred R. Critical Encounters Between Philosophy and Politics.
Notre Dame, Indiana. University of Notre Dame Press. 1987 0268007608 / 9780268007607 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xi - 296 pp. Burgundy cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. A series of 11 distinct essays that explore the juncture of philosophy with political thought, modernity and post-modernism. The titles of the essays give an idea of the scope: "Farewell to Metaphysics: Nietzsche", "Phenomenology and Critique: Adorno", "Life-World and Communicative Action: Habermas", "Apel's Transformation of Philosophy", "Hermeneutics and Deconstruction: Gadamer and Derrida in Dialogue", "Tale of Two Cities: Ricoeurs' Political and Social Essays", "Pragmatism and Hermeneutics: Bernstein", "Virtue and Tradition: MacIntyre", "Dialogue and Otherness: Theunissen", "Structuration and Agency: Giddens", "System, State and Polis: Luhmann". Thirty three pages of notes along with an eight page general index at the back. Previous owner's address label on the front free end paper, otherwise the book appers to have never been used. The unclipped dust jacket shows some very minor wear to the top edge. 26263 
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