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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

Condition: 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 Butle... View more info

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By Reason Alone: Assembling the Great Puzzle.

By: Bacz, Jacek.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario., Justin Press.: 2010

Seller ID: 32215

ISBN: 0981318444

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 255 pp. Twelve pages of references and suggested reading. From the author's preface: "A friend of mine asked me why I have written this book. I responded that I have written the kind of book I wish I had read at age 25." Minor edge wear and light scuffing to the covers, else fine. 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

Condition: 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. 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

ISBN: 0198244282

Condition: 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. 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

Condition: 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. 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

ISBN: 0773515178

Condition: 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. 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

ISBN: 0262521296

Condition: 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 ... View more info

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Rival Theories of Cosmology.

By: Bondi, Hermann; William B. Bonnor; Raymond A. Lyttleton; Gerald J. Whitrow.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, UK., Oxford University Press.: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31539

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; xii - 64 pp. Subtitled: A symposium and discussion of modern theories of the structure of the universe. A revised version of three highly popular talks given on the BBC in the fall of 1959. Contents: Relativistic Theories of the Universe (Bonnor); The Steady-State Theory of the Universe (Bondi); An Electric Universe? (Lyttleton); Discussion of the Rival Theories, chaired by Whitrow.The authors were top notch in their fields, all mathematicians as well as cosmologists or physicists or astronomers and professors at various English colleges. There are photos, a small bibliogra... 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

Condition: 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. 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

Condition: 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. View more info

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Nature Knowledge and God: An Introduction to Thomistic Philosophy.

By: Brother Benignus, FSC.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin., Bruce Publishing Company.: 1951

Seller ID: 31649

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xii - 662 pp. Brick red cloth over boards with gilt lettering (faded) on the spine and a blind stamped border rule on the front board. First published in 1947, this is the third printing. Nineteen page list of supplementary readings and a 20 page general index. The library markings are a label ghost on the lower spine, a stamp on the title page and attachments on the back end papaers. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper and also stamped on all 3 text block edges. Pen underlining present on pages 3 to 12 and pencil underlining (both black and red) on pages 212... 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

ISBN: 0810103192

Condition: 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 m... 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

ISBN: 0802847935

Condition: 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... 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

Condition: 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 Se... View more info

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Christian Faith and the Theological Life.

By: Cessario OP., Romanus.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Washington, DC., The Catholic University of America Press.: 1996

Seller ID: 31135

ISBN: 0813208696

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; x - 197 pp. From a review by Avery Dulles on the back cover: "Cessario here gives us a masterly exposition of Thomas Aquinas's doctrine of faith, enriched by the tradition of the great commentators." Footnotes throughout and with a 7 page bibliography and a 9 page index. The library markings, one of whch are external, are a stamp on the title page and attachments on the inside of the back cover and the blank verso of the last page. Otherwise very clean with a sound binding and showing minimal wear. 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

ISBN: 0886291917

Condition: 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; ... View more info

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George Grant: A Biography.

By: Christian, William.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., University of Toronto Press: 1994

Seller ID: 18405

ISBN: 0802059228

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xx - [ 25] - 472 pp. White cloth with purple lettering on spine. First published in 1993, this is the second printing. Illustrated with twenty four pages of black and white photographs. Well annotated with an eleven page bibliography of Grant's published works prepared by Mark Haslett. Previous owner's bookplate on the blank page (page ii) facing the title page. Otherwise very clean and tight showing little if any signs of use. 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

Condition: 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. 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

ISBN: 0813200857

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


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 ... 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

Condition: 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. View more info