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Conditions of Love - The Philosophy of Intimacy

By: Armstrong, John

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 2002

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16405

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 197mm x 124mm , v prelims, 167pp. plus index, Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback is clean with minimal wear from handling, light stain to rear. An eloquent presentation of intellectual discourse through the ages on the subject of love and passion. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: Tolstoy, Plato, aesthetics, passion View more info

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Telematic Embrace - Visionary Theories of Art, Technology and Consciousness

By: Ascott, Roy ; Shanken, Edward A. (ed)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles, University of California Press: 2007

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 16178

Condition: Good +


Paperback, 229mm x 151mm , xii prelims, 427pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Book is clean with minimal wear but block has split at pp.102-103, creasing spine thereby, though still securely attached fore and aft. Softcover edition of essay collection by visionary technology theorist and artist, edited with essay by Shanken. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: internet, technology, future, network View more info

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Saint Thomas Aquinas on Law, Morality and Politics

By: Baumgarth, William P.; Regan (S.J.), Richard J. (eds)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Hackett: 1996

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 14660

Condition: Good +


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 View more info

Plato's Theory of Knowledge

By: Cornford, Francis Macdonald

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1973

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 14664

Condition: Good +++


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 View more info

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Liberty and Property - Political Ideology in Eighteenth-Century Britain

By: Dickinson, H.T.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1977

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 15480

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 221mm x 142mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, x prelims, 369pp. plus index, Good +++/Good +++. Book is clean and tight with minimal wear from handling. Dustwrapper (now protected) is clean with minimal wear. Excellent account of British political economy between the two revolutions of 1688 and 1789. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: Parliament, Whig, radical, Walpole View more info

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The Mind's New Science - A History of the Cognitive Revolution

By: Gardner, Howard

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York, Basic Books: 1985

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 7906

Condition: Good +++


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 View more info

Plato

By: Gosling, J.C.B.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London & Boston, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1973

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 14666

Condition: Good +++


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 View more info

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Plato's Thought

By: Grube, G.M.A.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Beacon: 1968

Edition: first thus

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 14715

Condition: Fair


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:... View more info

The Condition of Postmodernity - An enquiry into the Origins of Cultural Change

By: Harvey, David

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Oxford & Cambridge, MA, Blackwell: 1992

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 15338

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 225mm x 150mm , ix prelims, 378pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback is tight and clean save for foxing to top block edge, some grubbiness at bottom block corner. Seminal guide to the postmodern condition. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: text, hegemony, power, culture View more info

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Mortal Coil - A Short History of Living Longer

By: Haycock, David Boyd

Price: £6.50

Publisher: New Hacen & London, Yale University Press: 2008

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 14067

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

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Capitalism?

By: Hely-Hutchinson, Maurice

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn: 1933

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 15959

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 166mm x 107mm , 60pp. Fair/NoWrapper. Book is well worn with age, board edges faded, foxing to block edges and to pages, binding exposed in places. Depression-era monograph by future Tory MP now best known for arguing that the long-term unemployed should lose the vote. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: Depression, gold, politics, Conservative View more info

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The Mind's I - Fantasies and Reflections on Self & Soul

By: Hofstadter, Douglas R.; Dennett, Daniel C. (eds)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Brighton, Harvester Press: 1981

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 9486

Condition: Good +++


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. Cat... View more info

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Plato's Moral Theory - The Early and Middle Dialogues

By: Irwin, Terence

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford, The Clarendon Press: 1989

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 14665

Condition: Good +


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 View more info

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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

By: Locke, John

Price: £18.00

Publisher: WLC Books: 2009

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 14091

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

Lectures Concerning This Time and the Times of Old

By: Maurice (M.A.), Frederick Denison

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Macmillan: 1855

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16522

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 194mm x 126mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xxiv prelims, 350pp. plus advertisments,Fair/NoWrapper. Book has been well read and is now bumped, scuffed and faded, some foxing to pages, block also criinkly but binding good. The text of ten lectures given in London and Edinburgh in 1854 concerning (1) work and education and (2) the Religion of Rome. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: Rome, Victorian, labour, adult View more info

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Acastos - Two Platonic Dialogues

By: Murdoch, Iris

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1986

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16195

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 205mm x 134mm lilac cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 131pp. Good +++/Good +. Book is clean with light wear from handling, some tanning to block edges. Dustwrapper has some wear from handling, sticker residue to rear, fading to spine and adjacent areas. Superb imagining of a dialogue between Plato, Socrates and the young pupil of the title in which all manner of eternally important issues are discussed. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: religion, myth, ... View more info

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An Intelligent Person's Guide to Modern Guilt

By: Oppenheimer, Paul

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 1997

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16845

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 24cm x 16cm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 127pp. plus index, Very Good/Good +++. Book is clean and tight with little or no wear. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear. An erudite monograph on the subject of guilt as understood across societies and through the ages. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: sin, religion, psychology, atonement View more info

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Vision & Difference - Femininity, Feminism and the Histories of Art

By: Pollock, Griselda

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: 2000

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16264

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, 234mm x 156mm , 239pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Very Good/NoWrapper. Paperback is bright and clean with no obvious imperfections. Later print of 1988 study of women artists in the context of dominant representations of femininity. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: feminism, culture, modernity, politics View more info

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Getting Real - Challenging the Sexualisation of Girls

By: Reist, Melinda Tankard (ed)

Price: £4.50

Publisher: North Melbourne, Spinifex: 2009

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 15324

Condition: Good +++


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 View more info

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Aristotle

By: Ross, Sir David

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1971

Edition: first thus

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 14667

Condition: Good +


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 View more info

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The Stoics

By: Sandbach, F.H.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1975

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 14668

Condition: Good


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: ... View more info

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The State of Humanity

By: Simon, Julian L.

Price: £16.50

Publisher: Malden, MA & Oxford, Blackwell: 1998

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 13947

Condition: Good +


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 ... View more info

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Moral Theory and Capital Punishment

By: Sorell, Tom

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Oxford, Open University - Basil Blackwell: 1991

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16321

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, 214mm x 137mm , viii prelims, 172pp. plus index, Very Good/NoWrapper. Book is clean with little or no wear. Scholarly monograph which offers a most particular case of philosophy as applied (or not) in the socio-political sphere. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: morality, death, power, ethics View more info

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Morality Matters

By: Trigg, Roger

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Malden, MA, Blackwell: 2005

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 14113

Condition: Good +++


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 View more info

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Criminal Justice Through The Ages - from divine judgment to modern German legislation

By: Unknown,

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Rothenburg, Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum: 1981

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 5148

Condition: Good +++


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 View more info

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Platonic Studies

By: Vlastos, Gregory

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1981

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 14743

Condition: Good +


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 View more info

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Plato on Knowledge and Reality

By: White, Nicholas P.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Hackett: 1987

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 14663

Condition: Good +


Paperback, 229mm x 151mm , xvii prelims, 254pp. plus index, Good +/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Light wear from handling around edges, right block edge a little discoloured, spine singly creased, else clean and tight. An excellent scholarly review of the metaphysics and epistemology of Plato. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: Form, Socrates, language, theory View more info