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THE MODERN CRISIS
Bookchin, Murray
ISBN: 0920057624
Black Rose Books Montreal, Quebec, Canada 1987 Second (Revised)
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover 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 reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Good
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006288  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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TANTRA OF THE GREAT LIBERATION
Avalon, Arthur
ISBN: 0486201503
Dover Publications New York 1972 First Thus
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover 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 introducer, is the pseudonym of eminent jurist and Tagore Professor at the University of Calcutta, Sir John Woodroffe (1865-1936). Book weight approx. 530g.   Good+
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006713  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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EINSTEIN AND THE POET : In Search of the Cosmic Man
Hermanns, William
ISBN: 0828318735
Branden Press MA, U.S.A. 1983 First Thus
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover iv, + 151pp., b/white halftone illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Subject-illustrated card wrapper minimally edgeworn, soft corner crease, moderate sunning to back panel and spine. German professor, lecturer and researcher William Hermanns recounts four 'conversations' he shared with Albert Einstein, partaken over the period 1930-1954 . . . Contents include: Dedication, Acks., The First Conversation, ditto Second, Third and Fourth, Postlude, Epilogue. Book weight approx. 250g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 007419  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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DERRIDA ON THE THRESHOLD OF SENSE
Llewelyn, John
ISBN: 0333387503
Macmillan Great Britain 1989 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover xiii, + 137pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Previous owner's name and a date to top corner of half-title page, previous bookseller's stamp to bottom corner of same, otherwise leaves clean. Random small, faint foxing flecks to textblock edges. Printed card wrapper has soft reading creases to front and back panels, minor edgewear and scuffing. " . . . considers in turn Jacques Derrida's treatment of the theories of signification proposed by Hegel, Husserl, Heidegger, Saussure and Levi-Strauss, Austin and Searl. His anasemiological deconstruction of semiology is then examined in the light of Nietzsche's views on truth and in relation to some of the problems regarding meaning that have received the attention of Frege, Wittgenstein, Goodman and Quine. Among the topics discussed are metaphor, the middle voice, the imagination, necessity and chance, Freud on the uncanny, and the paradoxes of undecidability that seem to be generated by the classical logic of classification, traditional ways of opposing inside and outside, modern ways of opposing Analytic and so-called Continental philosophy, and ancient and modern ways of opposing philosophy and literature . . . " Includes Bibliography and Index. Book weight approx. 210g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008162  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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ETHICS
Pepper, Stephen C.
Appleton-Century-Crofts [Prentice-Hall International] New York 1960 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover v, + 351pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Leaves clean. Plain grey cloth boards very good. A stand-alone volume in the 'Century Philosophy Series', edited by Sterling P. Lamprecht. "This book represents an application of general value concepts to the particular problems of ethics. The focus of attention is solely directed upon the justifiable criteria for moral decision and action . . . " Contents include: Preface, 13 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 550g.   Very Good
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 008411  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CONFRONTATIONS WITH THE REAPER : A Philosophical Study of the Nature and Value of Death
Feldman, Fred
ISBN: 0195089286
Oxford University Press New York 1994 First Thus
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover 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 problems of death, concluding with a novel consequentialist theory about the morality of killing, applying it to such thorny practical issues as abortion, suicide, and euthanasia." Contents include: Preface, Introduction, 13 chapters, Epilogue, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 315g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 24.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 008455  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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DESCARTES’S GAMBIT
Markie, Peter J.
ISBN: 0801419069
Cornell University Press Ithaca, New York, U.S.A. 1986 First Edition, First Impressio
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 278pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm, printed title there-on. Mauve cloth boards undamaged. Text-block pristine. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, creased, with closed tears along head, else minimal soiling on rear (text) panel. "This book analyzes the relationship between metaphysics and epistemology in the thought of Rene Descartes (1596-1650). In particular, Peter J. Markie seeks to show how Descartes derives his theory of the self . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Notes, Introduction, 7 chapters, Summary, Appendix, Index. Book weight approx. 560g.   Near Fine
Price: 36.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009474  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Fighting for Hope
Kelly, Petra
ISBN: 0701127767
Chatto & Windus London, England 1984 First English Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover Softcover, first English language edition, 160gms, 121pgs. A personal manifesto by Petra Kelly. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 6.50 (AUD)
Book Number: POL10  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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INTELLECTUALS
Johnson, Paul
ISBN: 1857997840
Phoenix/Orion Books London, United Kingdom 1996 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover x, + 384pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, soft reading crease. Leaves clean. Illustrated (Oliver Buston) card wrapper negligibly surface scuffed only. "The author examines whether intellectuals are morally fit to give advice to humanity. How great is their respect for truth? What is their attitude to money? How do they treat their spouses and children - legitimate and illegitimate? How loyal are they to their friends? In essence, so their private practices match the standard of their public principles? Rousseau, Shelley, Marx, Ibsen, Tolstoy, Hemingway and many others are put under the spotlight . . . " Book weight approx. 490g.   Very Good +
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010379  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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101 EXPERIMENTS IN THE PHILOSOPHY OF EVERYDAY LIFE
Droit, Roger-Pol
ISBN: 0571212018
Faber and Faber London 2002 First English Edition, First I
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 204pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Plain blue boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly surface-scuffed only. First published by Editions Odile Jacob, Paris, 2001. Translated by Stephen Romer. "In 101 short texts, written with limpid elegance, Droit invites us to reconsider our most ordinary actions as unexpected philosophical events . . . a course in philosophical fitness, conducted in the gymnasium of what passes for ordinary life." Book weight approx. 320g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010392  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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I DON’T HAVE ENOUGH FAITH TO BE AN ATHEIST
Geisler, Norman L.Turek, Frank
ISBN: 1581345615
Crossway Books Wheaton, Illinois, U.S.A. 2005 Sixth Impression
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover 447pp. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. Foreword by David Limbaugh. "This book will serve as an indispensable evangelism tool, especially when dealing with non-believers with 'intellectual' obstacles to the faith . . . " Contents include: Foreword, Preface, Acks., Introduction, 15 chapters, Appendix 1-3, Notes, General Index, Scripture Index. Book weight approx. 540g.   Very Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009514  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Mindreading: An Investigation Into How We Learn to Love and Live
O’Connell, Sanjida
ISBN: 038548402X
Doubleday New York, USA 1998 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with light blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 566gms, 272 pages, dark blue endpapers. The first popular book on 'Theory of Mind' - how we learn to "read" other people's emotions, beliefs and expectations. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are also in very good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Very Good
Price: 8.50 (AUD)
Book Number: PSY144  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Informal Logic
John W. Kenelly
Alklyn and Bacon Inc Boston and London 1968 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover A few pencil annotations on p23. 134pp.  Good
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002136  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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An Introduction to Aristotle’s Ethics Books I-IV. (book X. Ch VI-IX in an appendix)
Edward Moore
Longmans Green and Co London 1907 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Cloth Eighth impression. Some owner notes in text, otherwise very good. 520g.  Fair
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003710  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Morality of Marriage and Other Essays on the Status and Destiny of Women
Mona Caird
George Redway London 1897 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Cloth Brown cloth covers with blindstamped margins, gilt circle on front and gilt titles on spine, rough cut pages, 239pp. Collection of early feminist essays by nineteenth century suffragette Mona Caird. Spine ends bumped, corners lightly rubbed/bumped, pencilled price on front stuckdown, owner's name on two front endpapers, some foxing to outer pages, 5mm tear in margin of title page. Near very good condition. 550g.  Very Good-
Price: 220.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003844  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Groundwork of Logic
J Welton
W B Clive; University Tutorial Press London 1920 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Cloth Blindstamped green cloth covers, gilt titles on spine, 356pp. Covers rubbed, owner's name on ffep, toning to outer pages. Pages clean and tight. 370g.  Good+
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004162  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding. Written By John Locke, Gent. A New Edition. In Three Volumes. Volume II (Two 2).
John Locke
Doig & Stirling Edinburgh 1815 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Three-Quarter Leather Three quarters leather covers over marbled boards, 5 raised bands on spine, gilt titles and lines on spine. Brown endpapers and page edges. Surface rubbing to leather and boards, age spotting to interior, owner name on title page, pages tight. Volume II of 3.  Good
Price: 56.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004607  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding. Written By John Locke, Gent. A New Edition. In Three Volumes. Volume III (Three III).
John Locke
Doig & Stirling Edinburgh 1815 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Three-Quarter Leather Three quarters leather covers over marbled boards, 5 raised bands on spine, gilt titles and lines on spine. Brown endpapers and page edges. Surface rubbing to leather and boards, age spotting to interior, owner name on title page, pages tight. Volume III of 3.  Good
Price: 56.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004608  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Ethics
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Fontana Press Great Britain 1966 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Paperback 290g. shelf wear. creasing to covers.  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 044818  Bookseller: Book Lore
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Mind’s Landscape
Samuel Guttenplan
Blackwell USA 2000 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Trade Paperback 530g. shelf wear.  Very Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 044265  Bookseller: Book Lore
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Prometheus Wired
Darin Barney
UNSW Sydney 2000 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover   As New
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000416  Bookseller: Book Lore
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The Elephant and the Flea
Charles Handy
Hutchinson London 2001 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Cloth DJ is complete and in protective mylar wrap.  As New
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000415  Bookseller: Book Lore
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Shelley on Love
Shelley, Edited By Richard Holmes
Anvil Press Poetry London 1980 First American Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Cloth Very minimal bending at top and bottom of spine. Front paper price clipped, otherwise in fine condition. 445 gms.  Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000075  Bookseller: Book Lore
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Language in Thought and Action
S. I. Hayakawa
George Allen and Unwin Ltd London 1968 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Paperback   Fair
Price: 6.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002519  Bookseller: Book Lore
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The Spike
Damien Broderick
Reed Victoria, Australia 1997 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Paperback   Fine
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003223  Bookseller: Book Lore
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Levi-Strauss
Edmund Leach
Fontana Books Great Britain 1974 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Paperback weight 100g prev owner name to fep  Good
Price: 6.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015391  Bookseller: Book Lore
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The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Fast Food and Fanaticism - the World We Live in Today
Thomas Friedman
Harper Collins Great Britain 1999 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Trade Paperback weight 615g  Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015399  Bookseller: Book Lore
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The Shape of Minds to Come
John Taylor
Michael Joseph London 1971 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Cloth weight 500g prev owner name to fep, light rubbing to dj and edges  Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015402  Bookseller: Book Lore
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The Life & Teaching of Karl Marx
John Lewis
International Publishers New York 1969 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Paperback weight 325g prev owner name to fep, some rubbing to edges of paperback  Fair
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015403  Bookseller: Book Lore
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The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State
F.Engels
Progress Press Moscow 1972 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Cloth weight 290g dj has some waer to edges, minor chipping to top and bottom of spine. book has some edgewear, prev owner name to fep  Good
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015404  Bookseller: Book Lore
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