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Bacon's Essays with Introduction, Annotations, Notes and Indexes, Storr (B.A.), F. ;   Gibson (M.A.), C.H.
Bacon's Essays with Introduction, Annotations, Notes and Indexes

Getting Real - Challenging the Sexualisation of Girls, Reist, Melinda Tankard            (ed)
Getting Real - Challenging the Sexualisation of Girls

Platonic Studies, Vlastos, Gregory
Platonic Studies

The Trial of Socrates, Stone, I.F.
The Trial of Socrates

The Unity of the Platonic Dialogue - The Cratylus, The Protagoras, The Parmenides, Weingartner, Rudolph H.
The Unity of the Platonic Dialogue - The Cratylus, The Protagoras, The Parmenides

Plato's Thought, Grube, G.M.A.
Plato's Thought

The Political Thought of Plato and Aristotle, Barker, Sir Ernest
The Political Thought of Plato and Aristotle

Plato's Republic - A Philosophical Commentary, Cross, R.C. ;   Woozley, A.D.
Plato's Republic - A Philosophical Commentary

 

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The Political Thought of Plato and Aristotle, Barker, Sir Ernest
1 The Political Thought of Plato and Aristotle
Barker, Sir Ernest. Dover, New York, Paperback, 202mm x 134mm , xxii prelims, 559pp. plus index, plus advertisments,Fair/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Paperback has been well read, general grubbiness and wear to exterior, some light staining also, spine creased, inscription to rear inner cover, pages unmarked. Undated but likely 1950s US softcover reprint of Barker's excellent overview of the political thought of the two giants of Greek philosophy, first published in 1906. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: republic, politics, democracy, tyranny. 14701

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Saint Thomas Aquinas on Law, Morality and Politics, Baumgarth, William P.;   Regan (S.J.), Richard J.        (eds)
2 Saint Thomas Aquinas on Law, Morality and Politics
Baumgarth, William P.; Regan (S.J.), Richard J. (eds). Hackett, Indianapolis, 1996. first edition, Paperback, 214mm x 135mm , xxvii prelims, 288pp. plus index, Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback has been handled, light wear around edges, crease to bottom front corner. A selection of writings on political and legal subjects by the greatest of all medieval scholastic philsophers. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: scholastic, Catholic, God, natural. 14660

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Principles of Human Knowledge and Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous, Berkeley, George ;   Woolhouse, Roger
3 Principles of Human Knowledge and Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous
Berkeley, George ; Woolhouse, Roger. Penguin, London, 1988. first thus, Paperback, 197mm x 128mm , 218pp. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been handled, and top block edge has a hint of foxing, otherwise tight and clean with no creasing. Edited and Introduced by Woolhouse, this is a Penguin Classics presentation of two early 18th century works by Berkeley which set out his immaterialist position. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: idealism, atheism, scepticism. 10382

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Between Man and Man, Buber, Martin
4 Between Man and Man
Buber, Martin. Routledge Classics, London & New York, 2002. first thus, Paperback, 199mm x 126mm , xx prelims, 268pp. plus index, Very Good/NoWrapper. Paperback is tight and clean with little or no wear. Classic work of ethical philosophy first published by Routledge in 1947, in translation from the German by Ronald Gregor-Smith, with an introduction by Maurice Friedman. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: ethics, mankind, Kant, good. 12111

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5 Plato's Theory of Knowledge
Cornford, Francis Macdonald. Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1973. first edition, Hardback, 221mm x 139mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 5th impression, , xiv prelims, 326pp. plus index, Good +++/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Hardback is clean with minimal wear and scuffing around edges, pages clean. "The Thaetetus and the Sophist of Plato translated with a running commentary." Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: Thaetetus, Sophist, dialogue, epistemology. 14664

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Plato's Republic - A Philosophical Commentary, Cross, R.C. ;   Woozley, A.D.
6 Plato's Republic - A Philosophical Commentary
Cross, R.C. ; Woozley, A.D.. Macmillan, London, 1979. first thus, Paperback, 215mm x 134mm , xv prelims, 295pp. plus index, Good +/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Paperback has been handled, some wear and grubbiness to edges, spine creased, text nice and clean. Original price sticker on rear. Softcover edition of 1964 volume which serves as an excellent companion to Plato's still-essential work of political philosophy. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: Athens, democracy, tyranny, cave. 14700

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Language, Logic & God, Ferré, Frederick
7 Language, Logic & God
Ferré, Frederick. Collins - Fontana, London and Glasgow, 1970. first thus, Paperback, 180mm x 107mm , 252pp. plus index, plus advertisments,Fair/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Paperback has been well read, with grubby edges, some creasing and inscriptions/highlighting to 20+ pages. Fontana paperback edition of 1961 summary of contemporary logical positivist and linguistic philosophy which then argues for the continuing validity of theological statements, for all the positivists' arguments to the contrary. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: Wittgenstein, Russell, linguistic, theology. 12115

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Wittgenstein, Finch, Henry Le Roy
8 Wittgenstein
Finch, Henry Le Roy. Element, Rockport, MA, 1995. first edition, Paperback, 20cm x 13cm , 202pp. plus index, Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback is clean with minimal wear, spine not creased. Softcover volume from "The Spirit of Philosophy" seriers offers an excellent introduction to the thought of a massively influential 20th century philosopher in the analytic tradition. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: language, tractatus, analysis, positivism. 14659

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The Mind's New Science - A History of the Cognitive Revolution, Gardner, Howard
9 The Mind's New Science - A History of the Cognitive Revolution
Gardner, Howard. Basic Books, New York, 1985. first edition, Hardback, 24cm x 16cm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xv prelims, 423pp. plus index, Good +++/Good +. Top of spine bumped, block edges have been handled, pages clean and unmarked. Dustwrapper has been handled, spine colour faded, otherwise clean. Original price sticker on rear. A page-turning account of the first three decades of the cognitive sciences. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: Cognitive, science, intelligence, computing. 7906

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10 Plato
Gosling, J.C.B.. Routledge & Kegan Paul, London & Boston, 1973. first edition, Hardback, 24cm x 16cm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, viii prelims, 319pp. plus index, Good +++/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. A little fading to spine and adjacent front,else clean and tight. Volume from "The Arguments of the Philosophers" series offers an analytic and critical account of the works of Plato. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: metaphysics, knowledge, ethics, reality. 14666

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Plato's Thought, Grube, G.M.A.
11 Plato's Thought
Grube, G.M.A.. Beacon, Boston, MA, 1968. first thus, Paperback, 200mm x 135mm , xvii prelims, 320pp. plus index, Fair/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Paperback has been much read, exterior worn and chipped, spine creased, corners curled, block edges also worn but pages clean save for a few line highlights to opening chapter. First published in the UK in 1935, this is a latter-day US paperback edition of a classic review of Plato's philosophy, organized into eight thematic chapters. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: soul, education, republic, idea. 14715

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Mortal Coil - A Short History of Living Longer, Haycock, David Boyd
12 Mortal Coil - A Short History of Living Longer
Haycock, David Boyd. Yale University Press, New Hacen & London, 2008. first edition, Paperback, 207mm x 126mm , xii prelims, 308pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Very Good/NoWrapper. Paperback is tight and clean with no creasing, little or no wear. A well-informed account of how some great minds (and some not-so-great) have sought the key to extended and even eternal life on earth. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: mortality, death, Descartes, Franklin. 14067

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The Te of Piglet, Hoff, Benjamin
13 The Te of Piglet
Hoff, Benjamin. Mandarin, London, 1994. first thus, Paperback, 178mm x 111mm , 257pp. plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by E.H. Shepard. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback is clean, minimal wear to edges. Follow-up volume to best-selling "The Tao of Pooh" offers more authorial dialogues with Milne animal characters, charged with the wisdom of the East and featuring drawings from original Pooh books. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: Eeyore, Kanga, Pooh, Milne. 13948

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The Mind's I - Fantasies and Reflections on Self & Soul, Hofstadter, Douglas R.;   Dennett, Daniel C.        (eds)
14 The Mind's I - Fantasies and Reflections on Self & Soul
Hofstadter, Douglas R.; Dennett, Daniel C. (eds). Harvester Press, Brighton, 1981. first thus, Hardback, 24cm x 16cm grey cloth boards, brown titles, first thus, vii prelims, 501pp. plus index, Good +++/Good. Book has been well read but still clean with no obvious imperefctions. Endpaper edges darkened. Dustwrapper is generally worn from handling, some fraying at edges. Philosophical and psychological writings on issues of personal identity by modern thinkers of the calibre of Turing and Dawkins, compiled and edited by two men of similar intellectual stature. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: Self, identity, consciousness, Turing. 9486

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Plato's Moral Theory - The Early and Middle Dialogues, Irwin, Terence
15 Plato's Moral Theory - The Early and Middle Dialogues
Irwin, Terence. The Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1989. first edition, Paperback, 215mm x 137mm , xvii prelims, 376pp. plus index, Good +/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Paperback has minimal wear around edges, spine singly creased, bottom block edge darkened, else clean and tight. A major study of the moral theory of the "Socratic" and the mIddle dialogues of Plato. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: ethics, Socrates, virtue, Protagoras. 14665

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Dreams, Jensen, Derrick
16 Dreams
Jensen, Derrick. Seven Stories Press, New York, 2011. first edition, Paperback, 227mm x 152mm , xiii prelims, 604pp. Good +++/NoWrapper. Hefty paperback has been handled, but overall clean and tight with no creasing. A work from the deep ecology tradition which offers a well-argued and well-informed challenge to the idea that science alone can tell us truths about the physical world we live in. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: myth, tradition, ecology, dream. 14090

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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Locke, John
17 An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
Locke, John. WLC Books, 2009. first thus, Paperback, 229mm x 154mm , 565pp. Very Good/NoWrapper. Paperback is bright and clean with no signs of handling. No-frills paperback republication of Locke's 1690 treatise which still stands as the towering achievement of philosophical empiricism. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: empiricism, tabula, liberty, England. 14091

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A Kierkegaard Reader - Texts & Narratives, Poole, Roger ;   Stangerup, Henrik         (eds)
18 A Kierkegaard Reader - Texts & Narratives
Poole, Roger ; Stangerup, Henrik (eds). Fourth Estate, London, 1989. first edition, Paperback, 215mm x 135mm , 245pp. Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback has been read, block edges worn, some creasing to spine. A selection of readings from the work of the strange and brooding 19th century Danish philosopher whose pioneering existentialism served a stern Christian faith. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: sin, existentialism, trembling, sickness. 13949

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19 Plato's Thought in the Making - A Study in the Development of his Metaphysics
Raven, J.E.. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1965. first edition, Hardback, 205mm x 132mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xi prelims, 256pp. plus index, Fair/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Book is in Good+ condition save for coffee stain to front board. Otherwise clean with light wear and scuffing to exterior. A rewarding journey through the metaphysical thought of Plato as it evolved. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: Protagoras, Phaedo, Republic, Timaeus. 14698

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Getting Real - Challenging the Sexualisation of Girls, Reist, Melinda Tankard            (ed)
20 Getting Real - Challenging the Sexualisation of Girls
Reist, Melinda Tankard (ed). Spinifex, North Melbourne, 2009. first edition, Paperback, 215mm x 137mm , 208pp. plus index, Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback is clean with minimal wear from handling, spine not creased. A multi-authored Australian critique of contemporary sexualisation of females young and old through culture, media and corporate power. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: sexual, identity, sexism, exploitation. 15324

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Aristotle, Ross, Sir David
21 Aristotle
Ross, Sir David. Methuen, London, 1971. first thus, Paperback, 206mm x 132mm , xi prelims, 300pp. plus index, Good +/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Paperback has light wear to edges, spine bumped and a little sticker residue to rear. First published in 1923, this is a softcover print of the fifth edition of a classic review of the philosophical career of Aristotle, covering all areas of the Stagyrite's thought. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: metaphysics, logic, ethics, poetics. 14667

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The Stoics, Sandbach, F.H.
22 The Stoics
Sandbach, F.H.. Chatto & Windus, London, 1975. first edition, Paperback, 197mm x 128mm , 190pp. plus index, Good/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Paperback has been well read, exterior worn at extremities, grubby from handling with some sticker residue, some darkening to block edges, pages clean. Volume from "Ancient Culture and Society" series offers an excellent review of the Greek philosophical school whose influence on subsequent Christian civilization was profound and enduring. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: logic, ethics, Zeno, Epictetus. 14668

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The State of Humanity, Simon, Julian L.
23 The State of Humanity
Simon, Julian L.. Blackwell, Malden, MA & Oxford, 1998. first edition, Paperback, 247mm x 174mm , x prelims, 694pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Large paperback is ex-lib with stickers, stamps and inscription. Some light wear but spine not creased and clean overall. "A comprehensive and balanced assessment of the state of the Earth and its inhabitants at the close of the twentieth century." Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: quantity, statistic, resource, environment This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 13947

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Real Presences - Is there anything in what we say?, Steiner, George
24 Real Presences - Is there anything in what we say?
Steiner, George. Faber & Faber, London, 1989. first edition, Hardback, 222mm x 140mm black cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 236pp. plus index, Good +++/Good +++. Owners inscription. Book has been handled, still clean with minimal wear. Dustwrapper (now protected) has minimal wear from handling. An well-argued assertion of the possibility of artistic creation with universal meaning even in the apparent absence of a universal god. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: deity, self, ego, art. 14120

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The Trial of Socrates, Stone, I.F.
25 The Trial of Socrates
Stone, I.F.. Picador, London, 1989. first thus, Paperback, 196mm x 128mm , xi prelims, 282pp. plus index, plus advertisments,Good +/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Paperback has been handled, spine creased, some darkening to block edges, else clean and tight, just a little faint blotchiness to rear. Excellent and provocative account of the trial of Socrates in which the accused is painted as a villain of the piece. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: hemlock, Athens, Plato, suicide. 14723

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Bacon's Essays with Introduction, Annotations, Notes and Indexes, Storr (B.A.), F. ;   Gibson (M.A.), C.H.
26 Bacon's Essays with Introduction, Annotations, Notes and Indexes
Storr (B.A.), F. ; Gibson (M.A.), C.H.. Rivington, London, 1886. Hardback, 165mm x 107mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, , lxxxviii prelims, 581pp. plus index, Fair/NoWrapper. Book has been well read, bumped and scuffed around all edges, spine frayed at ends, block edges grubby but pages clean overall, some pencil inscriptions. Handy-sized but hefty Victorian anthology of 58 essays by Francis Bacon on sundry matters, from truth to youth to gardening, with a 75-page introduction. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: usury, ambition, essay, anger. 15341

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Morality Matters, Trigg, Roger
27 Morality Matters
Trigg, Roger. Blackwell, Malden, MA, 2005. first edition, Paperback, 227mm x 152mm , viii prelims, 179pp. plus index, Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback is clean and tight with light wear around edges. Price sticker on rear. "A romp through classical and contemporary questions of moral philosophy and political theory." Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: law, justice, Rawls, ethics. 14113

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Criminal Justice Through The Ages - from divine judgment to modern German legislation, Unknown,
28 Criminal Justice Through The Ages - from divine judgment to modern German legislation
Unknown,. Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum, Rothenburg, 1981. first thus, Paperback, 8vo , 324pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Spine and adjacent front cover faded. Book feels solid and edges are square. English edition of the German "Stratfjustiz in alter Zei.t" Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: Law, Germany, Rome, criminal. 5148

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Mortals and Immortals - Collected Essays, Vernant, Jean-Pierre ;   Zeitlin, Froma I.        (ed)
29 Mortals and Immortals - Collected Essays
Vernant, Jean-Pierre ; Zeitlin, Froma I. (ed). Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1992. first thus, Paperback, 235mm x 154mm , ix prelims, 342pp. plus index, Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback has been well read, some creasing to spine and wear around edges, pages nice and clean. A collection of deep analyses of aspects of Greek religion, meaning and myth in a Princeton paperback edited and translated from the author's French by Zeitlin. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: Plato, Greece, myth, divine. 14544

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Platonic Studies, Vlastos, Gregory
30 Platonic Studies
Vlastos, Gregory. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1981. first edition, Paperback, 235mm x 156mm , xx prelims, 478pp. plus index, Good +/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Paperback has been well read, block edges grubby, corners a little curled, spine singly creased, else clean and tight. Page 221 detached but present. A seriously scholarly review of Plato's writings on metaphysics, epistemology, ethics and social philosophy. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: sophist, metaphysics, love, logic. 14743

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