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The Development of Durkheim's Social Realism. Ideas in Context series

By Jones, Robert Alun

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. Top corners bumped. 324 p. w/ bibliography, index.

$45.00

Schiller as Philosopher : a Re-Examination

By Beiser, Frederick

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2005. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 283 p. w/ footnots, bibliography, index. Beiser explores the connections between morals and aesthetics in Schiller's works, often overlooked.

$40.00

Marx, the Young Hegelians, and the Origins of Radical Social Theory : Dethroning the Self

By Breckman, Warren

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. First published in 1999. Trade Paperback. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. 335 p. w/ footnotes, bibliography, index. A study looking at the early yers of Marx, the political side of the Young Hegelians, and that movement's relationship with Germany's political and intellectual scene.

$30.00

The Seas of Language

By Dummett, Michael

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. A very few pages in the preface has pencil underlining. 482 p. w/ index. This work covers both metaphysics and the philosophy of language, with 20 essays not in other collections, including 3 previously unpublished efforts.

$60.00

Philosophical Selections

By Malebranche, edited by Steven Nadler. various translators

Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company, 1992. First ed. . hardcover. Very good/No dust jacket issued. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. 281 p. w/ footnotes. Selections from the various works of this 17th century philosopher, such as THE SEARCH AFTER TRUTH, ELUCIDATIONS OF THE SEARCH AFTER TRUTH, DIALOGUES ON METAPHYSICS, and TREATISE ON NATURE AND GRACE.

$30.00

Boethius and Aquinas

By McInerny, Ralph

Washington DC: Catholic University of America Press, 1990. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. Name of former owner on flyleaf. 268 p. w/ appendix, bibliography, index. The author argues that Aquinas, despite agruments that he did not understand Boethius, did indeed understand that philosopher and "assimilated his ideas".

$40.00

Man a Machine and Man a Plant

By de la Metrie, Julien Offray. translated by Richard A. Watson and Maya Rybalka. introduction and notes by Justin Leiber

Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company, 1994. First printing of this edition. Hardcover. Very good/No dust jacket issued. Thin octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. 92 p. Two short but important works by this French doctor and philosopher (1709 - 51), and one the first materialists. He argues, building on Descartes, that like animals man is a machine, controlled by the brain, and thinks that there is a continuity between animals and plants. His works were burbed in France and Holland, but he found a safe haven with Frederick the Great until his death.

$25.00

Al-Kindi's Metaphysics : a Translation of Ya'qub ibn Ishaq al-Kindi's Treatise " On First Philosophy " (fi al-Falsafah al-Ula)

By Ya'qub ibn Ishaq al-Kindi. introduction and commentary by Alfred L. Ivry

Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1974. First edition. hardcover. Very good/no dust jacket. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Slight soiing to cloth covers. 207 p. w/ notes, bibliography, and index of Aristotelian sources. The first English translation of this work by this great Arab philosopher, who incorporated Aristotelian and neo-Platoist ideas into Islamic philosophy, and tried to show the compatibility of philosophy with other areas of Islamic thought, such as theology. He is also credited with introducing the use of Indian numbers into both Islamic and Christain usage.

$45.00

The Light of the Soul : Theories of Ideas in Leibniz, Malebranche, and Decartes

By Jolley, Nicholas

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992. Second printing. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. 209 p. w/ footnotes, bibliograpy, index. A study of the concept of idea in 17th c. philosophy.

$35.00

Reason, Will, and Sensation : Studies in Descartes's Metaphysics

By Cottingham, John editor

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. 333 p. w/ footnotes, appendix, bibliography, table of citations from Descartes' work, index. A collection of 14 scholarly essays published here for the first time.

$60.00

Essays on Early Modern Philosophers volume 11 : Nicholas Malebranche

By Chappell, Vere editor abnd and introductions

New York, NY: Garland, 1992. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/No dust jacket issued. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. 404 p. w/ footnotes. 16 scholarly articles on the French priest and rationailst philosopher Malebranche (1638-1715) who sought to synthesize the thought of St. Augustine and Descartes. Uncommon.

$125.00

Studies in Augustine and Eriugena

By O'Meara, John J. edited by Thomas Halton

Washington DC: Catholic University of America Press, 1992. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/No dust jacket issued. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. 362 p. w/ notes, general index and index to Augustinian texts. 23 scholarly essays by this author, all covering aspects of the life and writings of St. Augustine.

$50.00

Leibniz and the Ratonal Order of Nature

By Rutherford, Donbald

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and covers of dj and boards. 301 p. w/ end of chapter notes, bibliography, index. A study of Leibniz's key conception of nature as a harmonius order designed by God for opportunities for the exercise of reason.

$60.00

Beauty and Revelation in the Thought of Saint Augustine

By Harrison, Carol

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and covers of dj and boards. 289 p. w/ footnotes, bibliography, index. A study of how Augustine's theological unerstanding of beauty enabld him to form a postive appreciation of beauty and its saving power.

$60.00

Lonely Labyrinth : Kierkegaard's Pseudonymous Works

By Thompson, Josiah. foreword by George Kimball Plochman

Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1967. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Small octavo (sandard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, a bit more so to dust jacket. Name of former owner on flyleaf. 242 p. w/ notes, index. An argument that Kierkegaard's "gospel of suffering" is actually the kind of return to the tormented search for peace that he pursued in his earlier years.

$55.00

Right Practical Reason : Aristotle, Action, and Prudence in Aquinas

By Westberg, Daniel

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994. First edition. hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and covers of dj and boards.283 p. w/ footnotes, bibliography, index. A study of the role of intellect in human actions as seen by Thomas Aquinas. It also compares the interpretation of Aristotle by Aquinas with other interpretations of the time.

$80.00

The Early Reception of Berkeley's Immaerialism 1710 - 1733. Revised edition. International Archives of the History of Ideas 10

By Bracken, Harry M.

The Hague: Martin Nijhoff, 1965. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dj. Name of former owner on flyleaf. 130 p. w/ footnotes, appendices, bibliography, index. A study of how Berkeley's own contemporaries viewed his philosophy.

$35.00

Hume on Motivation and Virtue

By Pigden, Charles r. editor

Basingstoke, Hampshire / New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. First edition. Hardcover w/ pictorial boards. Very good/No dust jacket issued. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. 303 p. w/ notes, bibliography, index. 14 scholarly essays on Hume and the topics of the title.

$65.00

Descartes' Dualism

By Baker, Gordon and Katherine J. Morris

London: Routledge, 1996. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dj. Spot of wear on front cover of dj. Some notes and marginalia in pencil. 235 p. w/ footnotes, bibliography, indices. the authors argue for a radically different interpretation of Descartes' concept of a person, and the claify the interest in looking at Descartes' doctrine.

$40.00

Battle of the Gods and Giants : the Legacies of Descartes and Gassendi 1655 - 1715

By Lennon, Thomas M.

Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 1993. First edition. hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, dj a bit more worn a edges. 420 p. w/ footnotes, bibliography, index. A discussion of the important conflict between the outlooks of Descartes and Gassendi , with the center of that conflict being the exercise of moral and political authority.

$45.00

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