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Education, Nihilism and Survival

by Holbrook, David

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Published
1977
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First
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9780232513844
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London: Darton, Longman and Todd, 1977. A near Fine unmarked copy. 170 pages. This work rejects the view that only things which can be verified empirically or arrived at rationally, are true. The author retorts that the reductive view of human nature is false and that what happens to man's consciousness and the need to find meaning is the… Read more
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Individualism - Personal Achievement and the Open Society

by Miller, David L.

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Published
1967
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First Edition
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Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press, 1967. A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from a name written on top edge) with VG dustjacket which has a little edge wear. 213 pages. In this age of the 'organization' man, thoughtful people may become discouraged as to the opportunity for individualism in our society. Professor Miller's study indicates cause… Read more
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Simone De Beauvoir

by Bieber, Konrad

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Published
1979
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780805763744
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Boston: Twayne, 1979. A Fine unmarked copy. 198 pages. Portrait frontispiece. Simone de Beauvoir has sometimes been described as a mere appendage to Jean-Paul Sartre, and though Sartre's share in her life is essential, and his influence on some of her ideas is undeniable, and de Beauvoir would be the last to deny it, she is an entirely independent… Read more
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Sartre - The Necessity of Freedom

by Howells, Christina

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Published
1988
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780521238069
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988. A Fine unmarked copy. xvii + 286 pages. Comprises List of Abbreviations; Chronological Biography; The Early Philosophy - The Necessity of Freedom; Notes for an Ethics; The Novels; Drama - Theory and Practice; The Later Philosophy - Marxism and the Truth and the Truth of History; Literary Theory; Psychoanalysis - Existential and Freudian; Biography… Read more
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Simone De Beauvoir

by Francis, Claude and Gontier, Fernande

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Published
1987
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780283993916
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London: Sidgwick and Jackson, 1987. A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from a small light mark to top edge) with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. xv + 412 Pages. 18 illustrations. Simone Lucie Ernestine Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir, called Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986), dominated not only the French intelligentsia, but feminist thinking throughout… Read more
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Critical Essays on Jean-Paul Sartre

by Wilcocks, Robert

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Published
1988
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First Edition
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9780816188390
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Boston, Massachusetts: G. K. Hall, 1988. A Fine unmarked copy. 325 pages. Comprises: Introduction by Robert Wilcocks; 'On the Other Side of Despair' - The Politics of a Philosopher - Sartre Remembered by Lionel Abel; On Maoism - An Interview with Jean-Paul Sartre by Michel-Antoine Burnier; L'Imagination au Pouvoir - The Evolution of Sartre's Political and Social Thought by… Read more
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Sartre as Biographer

by Collins, Douglas

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Published
1980
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780674789500
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Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1980. A Fine unmarked copy with VG dustjacket which has light marks to front. 220 pages. Since 1945 Sartre has devoted more pages to biography than to any other genre or subject. In this perceptive book, Douglas Collins analyzes Sartre's biographical enterprise, its place in his thought and development, and shows us much about… Read more
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Sartre's Existential Biographies

by Scriven, Michael

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Published
1984
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780333319871
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London: Macmillan, 1984. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket. x + 152 pages. Between 1946 and 1981 approximately 4,000 pages of Sartre's biographical discourse have been published - almost 2 million words. The average reader rarely associates Sartre's name with biography, but Sartre spent thirty years of his life engaged in oneway or another in… Read more
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The Work of Sartre - Volume One - Search for Freedom

by Meszaros, Istvan

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Published
1979
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780855278618
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Brighton: The Harvester Press, 1979. SIGNED AND DEDICATED TO PROFESSOR ..... BY AUTHOR on half title page. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket. 279 pages. Professor Mészáros's book offers a comprehensive view of Sartre's achievements and the debates surrounding them. It is the first part of a two volume work. To understand the complex meanings of… Read more
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Meaning and Myth in the Study of Lives - A Sartrean Perspective

by Charme, Stuart L.

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Published
1984
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First Edition
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9780812279085
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Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1984. A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from a bump to spine head) with dustjacket which has a small tear to back.vii + 190 pages. The book explores major theoretical issues in the study of an individual life through its focus on Jean-Paul Sartre. Sartre's quest for an 'existential psychoanalysis' led him to… Read more
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Adventures On The Freedom Road - The French Intellectuals in the 20th Century

by Levy, Bernard-Henri

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Published
1995
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First Edition
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9781860460357
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London: The Harvill Press, 1995. A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from a small inscription to front endpaper) with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. xi + 433 pages. Translated from the French by Richard Veasey. The French philosopher's book is the result of his quest to tell the story, in his own way, of French… Read more
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The Concept of Motivation

by Peters, R.S.

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Published
1963
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London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1963. Black title on red boards which are very clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there is a touch of light foxing to top edge else very clean, tight and unmarked. A Very Good+ copy. Dustjacket has fading to spine, very little wear and is not price clipped. 166 pages. First published in 1958.… Read more
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The Art of Happiness at Work

by Lama, His Holiness the Dalai and Cutler, Howard C.

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Published
2003
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780340831199
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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 2003. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. First UK edition, first printing. 'The Art of Happiness' has become the classic guide to the Dalai Lama's enlightened approach to living - illuminating the profound principles and perceptive wisdom of this greatest, most revered spiritual leader. Now for the first time since… Read more
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Philosophical Incursions Into Literature

by Laird, John

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Published
1946
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First Edition
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1946. Paper title label on blue cloth boards which are very clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there is a small contemporary label with name and date to front pastedown else clean, tight and unmarked. A Very Good+ copy. Dustjacket is also VG+ with age darkening to spine and is not price clipped. Also loosely… Read more
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Loving on Principle

by Dicken, E.W. Trueman

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Published
1969
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9780232510621
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London: Darton, Longman & Todd, 1969. A Very Good clean, tight and unmarked copy. 168 pages. The moral standards which most recognise in everyday lives are not those of the traditional Christian moralist ; they are not only less exacting, but they are a good deal vaguer, and often rest on a single axiom such as 'the greatest good of… Read more
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Language and Christian Belief

by Wilson, John

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Published
1958
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First Edition
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London: Macmillan, 1958. A Fine unmarked copy with VG+ dustjacket which has age darkening to spine. Christian belief and modern British philosophy have long existed in almost complete isolation from each other; the limited contact made between the two has been on the academic highly specialised level, and has so far been disappointingly indecisive. In this book the author seeks… Read more
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Language, Logic and God

by Ferre, Frederick

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Published
1962
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Fine
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First Edition
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London: Eyre & Spottiswoode and the Book Society, 1962. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket. The book provides a clear and full introduction to some of the most important philosophical developments of the last quarter century, and presents a substantial defence of religious thought against positivist crtics. The rise of logical positivist philosophy and its later developments in linguistic… Read more
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Our Experience of God

by Lewis, H.D.

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Published
1959
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Very Good
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First Edition
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London: George Allen & Unwin / Religious Book Club, 1959. A near Fine clean, tight and unmarked copy. Uniform with the Muirhead Library of Philosophy series. The author is Professor of the History and Philosophy of Religion in the University of London, and in this work of 19 chapters covers all aspects of religious belief from a historic and philosophical… Read more
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Christ the Crisis

by Gogarten, Friedrich

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Published
1970
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780334001744
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London: SCM Press, 1970. A near Fine very clean, tight and unmarked copy which has a little foxing to top edge with near Fine dustjacket. Translated from the German by R.A. Wilson. Uniform with the Library of Philosophy and Theology Series. Friedrich Gogarten, who died in 1967, was one of a most distinguished generation of German philosophers and theologians which… Read more
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Redeeming The Time

by Maritain, Jacques

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Published
1944
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Very Good
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London: Geoffrey Bles, 1944. Gilt title on black cloth boards which have a very small touch of wear to one front edge, very slight fading to spine and gentle bumping to corner tips, else clean and unmarked. Internally there is a small name to front pastedown, age darkening strip to endpapers, else very clean, tight and unmarked. Dustjacket has age… Read more
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