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THE PORTABLE NIETZSCHE

By: (Editor:) Walter Kaufmann

Price: $16.54

Publisher: U.S.A., Penguin Books: 1976

Edition: 38th Impression

Seller ID: 007550

ISBN: 0140150625

Condition: Very Good


x, + 691pp. Book clean. Slightly concave, but firm, spine. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn. Selected and translated, with an Introduction, Prefaces, and Notes, by Walter Kaufmann. " . . . includes Kaufmann's definitive translations of the complete and unabridged texts of Nietzsche's four major works: 'Twilight of the Idols', 'The Antichrist', Nietzsche Contra Wagner' and 'This Spoke Zarathustra'. In addition, Kaufmann brings together select... View more info

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THE 50TH LAW

By: 50 Cent and Robert Greene

Price: $22.77

Publisher: London, Profile Books: 2009

Edition: First U.K. Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 010930

ISBN: 1846680689

Condition: Near Fine


x, + 291pp. Book clean and square. Bright gilt titles over undamaged black, round-cornered flexi-boards. Textblock pristine, all edges gilt (aug.). No dustjacket (as issued). An unusual collaboration between an author and a rapper/author stemming from a chance meeting, a suggestion of a future project that lead to Greene spending much of 2007 in the company of the artist/businessman/reformed felon, 50 Cent. That project was this volume, the musings (or! maybe philosophy)... View more info

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THE NONVIOLENT REVOLUTION : A Comprehensive Guide to Ahimsa - the Philosophy of Dynamic Harmlessness

By: Altman, Nathaniel

Price: $14.57

Publisher: Dorset, England, Element Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010824

ISBN: 1852300280

Condition: Very Good


x, + 180pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper softly creased and surface indented, mildly edgeworn only. "This is the first book to bring the major aspects of Ahimsa - dynamic harmlessness - into focus for the Western reader. Nathaniel Altman provides a thorough grounding in a philosophy that has been practised by such notables as Thomas Merton, M.K. Gandhi, Bertrand Russell and Martin Luther King - to name but a few. But he goes ... View more info

POSTMODERN CONDITIONS

By: Andrew Milner, et al (Edited by)

Price: $37.60

Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom (and elsewhere), Berg Publishers: 1990

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 009450

ISBN: 0854965912

Condition: Near Fine


xv, + 208pp. Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over trivially bumped spine. Plain buff boards and text-block pristine. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally bumped as spine, else near fine. This collection of essays, edited by Andrew Milner, Philip Thomson and Chris Worth, were originally presented as a series of research seminars organised in 1986-87 by the Centre for General and Comparative Literature at Monash University, Melbourne, Austral... View more info

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WORLD PHILOSOPHY : An Exploration In Words And Images

By: Appelbaum, David and Thompson, Mel (Editors)

Price: $25.05

Publisher: London, Vega Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007109

ISBN: 1843336138

Condition: Very Good +


350pp., frontispiece, and intext, monochrome halftone plate illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Plain black boards lightly bumped. No dustjacket. Much philosophy is presented in this book, which includes: Prelims., Intro., Foreword, Eras and Cultures, Knowledge and Reality, Eastern Perspectives, Ethics, Philosophy of : Science, Biology, The Mind, Religion, Ancient & Medieval, Modern Period, Art, Eastern R... View more info

PRACTICAL REASONING

By: Audi, Robert

Price: $13.62

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000458

ISBN: 0415070465

Condition: Very Good


214pp., a stand alone volume in the series: "The Problems of Philosophy: Their Past and Present". Side-stapled, book is clean and square, minute edge curl to foredge corners only. Card wrapper likewise, plus a few minor blind indentations. 'Practical Reasoning' will interest readers concerned with ethics and the philosophy of mind, as well as those interested in the nature of human action. Contents include: Part 1, Historical Background: Practical reasoning in A... View more info

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TANTRA OF THE GREAT LIBERATION

By: Avalon, Arthur

Price: $20.04

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1972

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006713

ISBN: 0486201503

Condition: Good+


cxlvi, + 360pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Some biopredation on front and rear fly sheets, otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn. This copy is an unabridged edition of a title first published in English in 1913, by Luzac and Co., London. With an extensive Introduction, it is essentially a series of conversations between the great god Shiva and his Shakti, or consort-energy. 14 chapters. 'Arthur Avalon', translator, commentor, and in... View more info

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YOGA, MEDITATION AND THE GURU : Critical Reflections on the Australian Scenario

By: Bilimoria, Purusottama

Price: $15.48

Publisher: Briar Hill, VIC, Australia, Indra Publishing: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006093

ISBN: 0958771820

Condition: Very Good +


79pp., 4 pages b/white halftone illustrations, plus b/white line-drawn chapter heading illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has nominal edgewear only. Contents include six chapters: Prelims., The Beginnings of Yoga, 'Yogies' and 'Bogies'-Yoga in the West, Yogic Powers (Siddhis)-'Levitation vis a vis Psychological Integration, Yoga as a 'Transcendental' System-The Place of Meditation and the Yogas, The Ethics of Yoga, The ... View more info

BEYOND BETRAYAL: Marxism-The Cutting Edge, Volume 1

By: Blunden, Andy

Price: $11.84

Publisher: Collingwood, Victoria, Australia, Intervention Press: 1991

Seller ID: 002743

ISBN: 0646063677

Condition: Very Good


v, + 263pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. ISBN sticker affixed to colophon page, otherwise leaves clean. Printed card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. "The object of this book is to offer the reader an introduction to the whole range of Marxist theory. It is addressed to the serious student who is prepared to work quite hard in coming to grips with new concepts . . . " The first of three volumes, this volume includes: Prelims., Intro., Part 1/ Classical Marxism... View more info

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THE MODERN CRISIS

By: Bookchin, Murray

Price: $15.48

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Black Rose Books: 1987

Edition: Second (Revised)

Seller ID: 006288

ISBN: 0920057624

Condition: Good


194pp. Book clean. Spine firm. A former owner's name, an original seller's stamp, and random flecks on front flysheet. Foxing flecks on text-block edges. Art-illustrated (J.W.Stewart) card wrapper mildly edgeworn and creased. In this book, Murray Bookchin, ecological issues spokesman for over twenty years, identifies social ecology as an alternative to society's head-on collision with disaster . . . Five chapters, Notes. Book weight approx. 270g. Postage charge will be ... View more info

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THE ARCHITECTURE OF BABEL : Discourses of Literature and Science

By: Broderick, Damien

Price: $22.75

Publisher: Carlton, Vic, Australia, Melbourne University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008124

ISBN: 0522846149

Condition: Very Good +


x, + 155pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated ('Model for a World Fair Maintenance Machine', John Howley) card wrapper nominally scuffed. A stand-alone volume in the MUP 'Interpretations' series. " C.P.Snow long ago diagnosed a breach in our civilization between the two cultures: Literature and Science . . . a critical introduction to recent efforts to construct an interdisciplinary analysis of these two cultures, copiously punctuated with... View more info

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HISTORY AND HUMAN RELATIONS

By: Butterfield, Herbert

Price: $15.98

Publisher: London, Collins: 1951

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 012749

Condition: Very Good


254pp. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Khaki-colour, original cloth boards unmarked. An original seller's sticker affixed to front pastedown, a former owner's name on ffep., a foredge fleck on several leaves, foot untriimed, else random ballpoint pen marks on several pages. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, slightly edgeworn, with a short, closed tear. Some of the essays (now revised) in this book have been pre... View more info

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A FALSE UTOPIA. Collectivism in Theory and Practice

By: Chamberlin, William Henry

Price: $26.32

Publisher: London, Duckworth (The Right Book Club): 1931

Edition: First U.K.

Seller ID: 012044

Condition: Good


vi, + 264pp. Book square. Blue cloth spine bumped, foxed and faded (title clearly legible). Plain papered boards mildly soiled (one mark on rear blue quarter cloth), plus lower foredge tips worn. Text-block edges flecked, else leaves tanned. No dustjacket. An early believer in the Marxist communist ideology, William Henry Chamberlin, American-born (Brooklyn, 17 Feb., 1897; d. 12 Sep., 1969) historian/journalist was later to change his beliefs after observing the negative... View more info

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SPACE IN MIND : East-West Psychology and Contemporary Buddhism

By: Crook, John and Fontana, David (Edited by)

Price: $15.04

Publisher: Great Britain, Element Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009113

ISBN: 1852301546

Condition: Very Good


231pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, albeit slightly tanned. Illustrated card wrapper has soft corner crease to front panel, else mildly edgeworn and scuffed. "In this fascinating series of essays relating Buddhist philosophy and practice to modern psychological theory, the contributors show how the Buddhist 'wordless view' can broaden our knowledge of the mind, and modify and enrich human experience. An invaluable guide for the interested reader and ... View more info

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OUTERCOURSE : The Be-dazzling Voyage. Containing Recollections from my 'Logbook of a Radical Feminist Philosopher' (Be-ing an Account of My Time/Space Travels and Ideas - Then, Again, Now and How)

By: Daly, Mary

Price: $16.92

Publisher: North Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Spinifex Press: 1993

Seller ID: 010710

ISBN: 1875559124

Condition: Very Good +


xiii, + 477pp. Four b/white illustrations by Sudie Rakusin. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper negligibly surface scuffed only. The resplendent philosophical autobiography of the world's foremost radical feminist philosopher . . . Book weight approx. 723g. View more info

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THE CONSOLATIONS OF PHILOSOPHY

By: de Botton, Alain

Price: $9.11

Publisher: Ringwood, VIC, Australia, Penguin Books: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010476

ISBN: 0140276610

Condition: Very Good +


264pp., b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Pages clean, very soft corner crease to several leaves. Illustrated card wrapper very good. "Alain de Botton has set six of the finest minds in the history of philosophy to work on the problems of everyday life. Here there are Socrates, Epicurus, Seneca, Montaigne, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche on some of the things that bother us all: lack of money, the pain of love, inadequacy, anxiety, the fea... View more info

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THE TRAGEDY OF HUMAN EFFORT

By: Douglas, C.H.

Price: $15.51

Publisher: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, The Women's Division, the Electoral Campaign (Non-Party Political) with Permission of K.R.P. Publications:

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006702

Condition: Good


No publication date (c. late 1930s). Staplebound (single staple) format. 16pp. Former owner's detail on first/title page, plus random red pen underlining, throughout. Text-printed grey pressings wrapper in good condition. "Notes for the address delivered at the Central Hall, Liverpool, on October 30th, 1936." Originally published in 'The Social Creditor'. Pamphlet weight approx. 20g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weigh... View more info

LOGIC BY WAY OF SET THEORY

By: Ehlers, Henry

Price: $15.48

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1968

Edition: 1st Impression

Seller ID: 001838

Condition: Good+


xi, + 386pp., b/w intext line drawings. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Laminated, printed card wrapper mildly splayed and edgeworn. Contents, in 'parts', include: Preface, Introduction, Part 1. Sets [Classes, terms]. 2. Propositions. 3. Inferences. Index. Book weight approx. 560g. View more info

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CONFRONTATIONS WITH THE REAPER : A Philosophical Study of the Nature and Value of Death

By: Feldman, Fred

Price: $22.04

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1994

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008455

ISBN: 0195089286

Condition: Very Good +


xiv, + 249pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Two short black felt pen marks to lower text-block edge (does not affect text pages), otherwise leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "What is death? Do people survive death? What do we mean when we say that someone is 'dying'? Presenting a clear and engaging discussion of the classic philosophical question surrounding death, this book studies the great metaphysical and moral problem... View more info

THE REAL DESIRE

By: Ferrell, Robyn

Price: $13.62

Publisher: Briar Hill, Victoria, Australia, Indra Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002948

ISBN: 1920787011

Condition: Very Good +


192pp. Book clean, square. Slightest reading crease on spine. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. 'The Real Desire' is a collection of essays, written over the last ten years, by Robyn Ferrell, who is now Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Tasmania. This collection is for the general reader as well as the academic and student....." Essays of Discovery, Rites of Passage, Disillusionment, and Critical Analysis. Book weight ap... View more info