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Philosophy in Context; An Experiment in Teaching. Volume 6, 1977. Philosophy and Science.

By: Armour, Leslie. (editor).

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio., Cleveland State University.: 1977

Seller ID: 28393


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 Les... View more info

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

By: Bacon, Francis. (edited by Richard Foster Jones).

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York., The Odyssey Press.: (1937)

Seller ID: 28261


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 - "... View more info

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Der Anteil des Elsass an den geistigen Bewegungen des Mittelalters

By: Baeumker, Dr. Clemens

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Strassburg, J. H. Ed. Heitz (Heitz & Mundel): 1912

Seller ID: 25347


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. View more info

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Quality and Concept

By: Bealer, George

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Clarendon Press.: 1982

Seller ID: 25220


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, ... View more info

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The Heavenly City of the Eighteenth-Century Philosophers.

By: Becker, Carl L.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut., Yale University Press.: 1964

Seller ID: 24737


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 tig... View more info

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The Ethics of Catholicism & the Consecration of the Intellectual.

By: Belanger, Andre J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec / Kingston, Ontario., McGill-Queen's University Press.: 1997

Seller ID: 26240


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 ... View more info

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Natural Law and Human Dignity.

By: Bloch, Ernst.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts., MIT Press.: 1988

Seller ID: 24645


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 ... View more info

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Logique de la Foi.

By: Bouillard, Henri.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Paris, France., Aubier.: 1964

Seller ID: 16948


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 o... View more info

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Christening Pagan Mysteries: Erasmus in Pursuit of Wisdom.

By: Boyle, Marjorie O'Rourke.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., University of Toronto Press.: 1981

Seller ID: 25890


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. View more info

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The Intellectual Milieu of John Dryden; Studies in Some Aspects of Seventeenth-Century Thought.

By: Bredvold, Louis I.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan., University of Michigan / Ann Arbor Paperbacks.: 1962

Seller ID: 24738


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) ... View more info

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The Concept of Knowledge.

By: Butchvarov, Panayot.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Evanston, Illinois., Northwestern University Press.: 1970

Seller ID: 24789


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 ... View more info

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Bio Engagement: Making a Christian Difference through Bioethics Today.

By: Cameron, Nigel; Scott E. Daniels, Barbara J. White. (editors).

Price: $7.65

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan., Eerdmans.: 2000

Seller ID: 3506


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,... View more info

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Metaphysics and Explanation: Proceedings of the 1964 Oberlin Colloquium in Philosophy.

By: Capitan, W. H. and D. D. Merrill. (editors).

Price: $5.20

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania., University of Pittsburgh Press.: 1964

Seller ID: 16609


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 ... View more info

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Ethics in Public Service.

By: Chapman, Richard A. (editor).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Carleton University Press.: 1993

Seller ID: 24230


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: Administrativ... View more info

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The Philosophical Anarchism of William Godwin

By: Clark, John P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press.: 1977

Seller ID: 20263


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-cover... View more info

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Stromateis; Books one to three. (Miscellanies of notes of revealed knowledge in accordance with the true philosophy).

By: Clement of Alexandria.

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Washington, DC., The Catholic University of America Press.: 1991

Seller ID: 30072


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... View more info

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The Diversity of Meaning.

By: Cohen, L. Jonathan.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: New York., Herder and Herder: 1963

Seller ID: 16576


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. View more info

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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.

By: Cristi, Renato.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: New York., Yeshiva University.: 2000

Seller ID: 24384


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. View more info

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Critical Encounters Between Philosophy and Politics.

By: Dallmayr, Fred R.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana., University of Notre Dame Press.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26263


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", &#... View more info

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Laws and Explanation in History.

By: Dray, William.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Oxford, UK, Oxford University Press.: 1966

Seller ID: 19272


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; [8] - 174 pp. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. First published in 1960 as a monograph, this is the third reprint by OUP in book form. The tail edges of the boards and the spine tips show mild shelf wear. View more info