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Your God is Too Small

By J. B. Phillips

London: Epworth Press. Very Good. 1968. Softcover. Epworth 1968. Cover has light wear to edges and corners, scuffing and a few light creases, tiny peeled area on front where sticker was likely removed. Pages clean and intact, age tanning to pages and inside covers, tiny edge tear first page and slight creasing to some corners. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; From a Reviewer: "A CLASSIC OF "MAINSTREAM" POPULAR CHRISTIAN WRITING ......John Bertram Phillips (1906-1982) was a Bible translator, writer and Anglican clergyman; he wrote in the Introduction to this 1955 book, "It is the purpose of this book to attempt two things: first to expose the inadequate conceptions of God which still linger unconsciously in many minds, and which prevent our catching a glimpse of the true God; and secondly to suggest ways in which we can find the real God for ourselves....." (88os,0514) .

$2.25

Book of Ki : Co-Ordinating Mind and Body in Daily Life
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Book of Ki : Co-Ordinating Mind and Body in Daily Life

By Koichi Tohei

Tokyo: Japan Publications, Inc.. Near Fine. 1989. Tenth Printing. Softcover. 0870403796 . 1989 reprint. Very nice condition. Pages clean and unmarked, light age tanning to page edges. Cover has slight corner/edge wear and old price sticker on rear. The principles of Ki lie in bringing to light man's natural strength and his (her) hidden natural abilities. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Review: "A Good Introduction to Ki ...... Book of Ki is a good basic introduction to the use of energy and how your mind and body work. It contains many useful and instructional photographs and does a good job of explaining what ki is and how it works. It stays away from a lot of the more mystical aspects and is pretty basic. Koichi Tohei states that "To extend Ki you must believe that you are doing so. In other words, you must use your mind positively." Many books lead you to believe that Ki is some mystical force that only comes from special training, but this book explains that it has a lot to do with your mind and your intention, and then goes on to give you basic instructions to begin to develop the use of this energy which we all have access to. A good introduction and worth reading if you have any interest in this part of the martial arts." (315os,0514) .

$17.50

Philosophy of Religion  (Foundations of Philosophy Series) , Second Edition
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Philosophy of Religion (Foundations of Philosophy Series) , Second Edition

By Hick, John H.

Prentice Hall. Very Good. 1973. First Edition. Softcover. 0136639488 . Book is in very good condition. Pages are intact and clean, although several pages have underlining and some writing in pencil, no ink markings noted. Cover has light wear to edges and an old price sticker. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages; A contemporary introduction to the main topics in the philosophy of religion -- written by a world-renowned philosopher. (200osl, 0211) .

$1.95

English Philosophy Since 1900

By Warnock, G. J.

U. K.: Oxford University Press. Very Good+ in Good dust jacket. 1963. Hardcover. Small hardcover and jacket, 16mo. Hardcover is clean, with only minimal wear, however several pages have pencil underlining, no pen markings seen. Jacket has age tanning, light wear to edges and a small chip (approx 1" x 1/2") on front corner. (190noto,0211); 16mo 6" - 7" tall .

$7.95

DECENCY & DEVIANCE

By Haas, Jack and Shaffir, Bill

McClelland and Stewart. Good. 1978. Softcover. 0771037503 . 1978 reprint. Pages clean and intact, however several pages have highlighting and a little pencil underlining. Light age tanning to interior. Cover has light edge/corner wear and old price sticker on front. Ranging broadly through every level of society, this is a fascinating study which delineates the varying yardsticks of the normal and the deviant, good and bad, right and wrong..... (260osl, 0211) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$8.00

RICHARD RORTY
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RICHARD RORTY

By Malachowski, Alan

Princeton University Press. New. 2002. First Edition. Softcover. 0691057087 . New book, sealed in shrink wrap. ; Philosophy Now Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 200 pages; Richard Rorty is one of the world's most influential living thinkers. He is notorious for contending that the traditional, foundation-building and truth-seeking ambitions of systematic philosophy should be set aside in favor of a more pragmatic, conversational, hermeneutically guided project. This challenge has not only struck at the heart of philosophy but has ricocheted across other disciplines, both contesting their received self-images and opening up new avenues of inquiry in the process. Alan Malachowski provides an authoritative overview of Rorty's considerable body of work and a general assessment of his impact both within philosophy and in the humanities more broadly.... (278-osl) .

$13.95

THE SOCIALLY RESPONSIVE SELF  Social Theory and Professional Ethics
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THE SOCIALLY RESPONSIVE SELF Social Theory and Professional Ethics

By May, Larry

University Of Chicago Press. Very Good. 1996. First Edition. Softcover. 0226511723 . Book has only light wear, light scuffing to cover, slight wear at corners. Main flaw is approx. 10-12 pages with some highlighting and/or pen underlining within book. Pages are otherwise clean. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 217 pages; Larry May argues that socially responsive individuals need not be self-sacrificing or overly conscientious. According to May, a person's integrity and moral responsibility are shaped and limited not just by conscience but also by socialization and moral support from the communities to which he or she belongs. Applying his theory of responsibility to professional ethics, May contends that current methods of professional socialization should be changed so that professionals are not expected to ignore considerations of personal well-being, family, or community. For instance, lawyers should not place client loyalty above concerns for the common good; doctors should not place the physical well-being of patients above their mental and spiritual well-being; scientists and engineers should not feel obliged to blow the whistle on fraud and corruption unless their professional groups protect them from retaliation. This book should prove provocative reading for philosophers, political scientists, social theorists, professionals of many stripes, and ethicists. [307-osl] .

$12.50

THE DIGNITY OF LEGISLATION
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THE DIGNITY OF LEGISLATION

By Waldron, Jeremy

Cambridge University Press. Very Good+. 1999. First Edition. Softcover. 0521658837 . Very nice condition. Pages are clean, tight and unmarked. Cover has light scuffing and light wear to corners. Price sticker on rear. ; The Seeley Lectures; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 220 pages; In a lucid, concise volume, Jeremy Waldron defends the role of legislation, presenting it as an important mode of governance. Aristotle, Locke and Kant emerge as proponents of the dignity of legislation. Waldron's arguments are of obvious importance and topicality, especially in countries that are considering the introduction of a Bill of Rights. The Dignity of Legislation is original in conception, trenchantly argued and very clearly presented, and will be of interest to a wide range of scholars and thinkers. [312-osl] .

$21.50

THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY BACKGROUND

By Willey, Basil

Doubleday Anchor. Good. 1953. Softcover. Several pages have some pencil underlining. Cover has light to moderate edge & corner wear, light bumping/creasing upper edge of pages, creasing to spine. "The thought of the age in relation to religion & poetry". [192-noto]; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$2.50

WARPED PASSAGES Unravelling the Universe's Hidden Dimensions
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WARPED PASSAGES Unravelling the Universe's Hidden Dimensions

By RANDALL, LISA

ALLEN LANE. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. 0713996994 . Excellent condition. Hardcover clean & unmarked, fine other than bumping to spine ends & one upper edge. Jacket has light edge crinkling, a little moreso to spine ends, front flap clipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 512 pages; The universe has its secrets. It may even hide extra dimensions, different from anything ever imagined. A whole raft of remarkable concepts now rides atop the scientific firmament, including parallel universes, warped geometry, and threedimensional sink-holes. We understand far more about the world than we did just a few short years ago -- and yet we are more uncertain about the true nature of the universe than ever before. Have we reached a point of scientific discovery so advanced that the laws of physics as we know them are simply not sufficient? Will we all soon have to accept explanations that previously remained in the realm of science fiction? Lisa Randall is herself making these extraordinary breakthroughs, pushing back the boundaries of science in her research to answer some of the most fundamental questions posed by Nature. For example, why is the gravitational field from the entire Earth so defenseless against the small tug of a tiny magnet? Searching for answers to such seemingly irresolvable questions has led physicists to postulate extra dimensions, the presence of which may lead to unimaginable gains in scientific understanding. Randall takes us into the incredible world of warped, hidden dimensions that underpin the universe we live in, describing how we might prove their existence, while examining the questions that they still leave unanswered. Warped Passages provides an exhilarating overview that tracks the arc of discovery from early twentieth-century physics to the razor's edge of today's particle physics and string theory, unweaving the current debates about relativity, quantum mechanics, and gravity. In a highly readable style sure to entertain and elucidate, Lisa Randall demystifies the science and beguilingly unravels the mysteries of the myriad worlds that may exist just beyond the one we are only now beginning to know. [895] .

$21.50

WILDFIRE Igniting the She/volution
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WILDFIRE Igniting the She/volution

By Sonia Johnson

NM: Wildfire Books. Near Fine;. 1989. Not First Edition. Softcover. 1877617008 . Very nice condition - pages intact and clean other than previous owner's name written on endpage, a little scuffing and slight edgewear to cover. "Let's call upon the women who preceded us and those who will yet live to hold us safe as wel love one another in the midst of unspeakable peril, and command the fierce powers of earth and ocean, sky and fire, to be with each brave band of us as we become one more flame in the wildfire of womanspirit that is blazing through the universe...." [350-osl]; 8vo .

$7.50

CHURCH OF THE EARTH The Ecology of a Creative Community

By De Ropp, Robert S.

Delta Books. Very Good. 1974. Second Printing. Softcover. Cover has light edgewear, a little edge rubbing, creasing to bottom corners. Couple tiny peels where sticker was removed. "Chronicles the life of the author in his commune in Northern California; the building of the temple (Church of the Earth) , and his religious and philosophical thoughts on man's position in the universe, 'Inner development', spiritual benefits of living close the earth, etc...." [307os? ] ; 8vo .

$15.50

THE WARRIOR'S PATH Wisdom from Contemporary Martial Arts Masters
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THE WARRIOR'S PATH Wisdom from Contemporary Martial Arts Masters

By Sidney, James (editor)

Shambhala. Fine. 2003. First Edition. Softcover. 1590300742 . Excellent condition - clean, tight and unmarked. Very light corner wear, a little scuffing to cover. Illustrated. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; "Be gentle, kind and beautiful, yet firm and strong both mentally and physically. KEIKO FUKUDA, JUDO MASTER The Warriors Path is a collection of distilled wisdom from the worlds most revered living Japanese martial arts masters. James Sidney pays tribute to and records the words of a scattered generation, now in their 80s or 90s. They came to their art at a turning point in martial arts: as the Second World War came to an end, they were able to globalize their techniques and philosophy. As they confront their own mortality, The Warriors Path captures their poignant reflections on the development of their art and the underlying concepts that have guided them throughout their lives. Stories of intense hardship and discrimination are balanced with tales of the thrills of technical mastery and the joy of passing on knowledge...." [632] .

$12.50

THE CONCEPT OF MIND
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THE CONCEPT OF MIND

By Ryle, Gilbert

University of Chicago Press. Very Good. 1984. Softcover. 0226732959 . Reprint edition. Very nice condition. Minor edge and corner wear to cover, a little scuffing, price tag on rear. Pages are clean and intact. "This now-classic work challenges what Ryle calls philosophy's "official theory, " the Cartesians "myth" of the separation of mind and matter. Ryle's linguistic analysis remaps the conceptual geography of mind, not so much solving traditional philosophical problems as dissolving them into the mere consequences of misguided language. His plain language and esstentially simple purpose place him in the traditioin of Locke, Berkeley, Mill, and Russell". (330os? ) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$7.50

IS THAT CIVILISATION?  A Romantic Textbook of General Knowledge:  Comparative Analyses of Nature and Society with Representative Samples
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IS THAT CIVILISATION? A Romantic Textbook of General Knowledge: Comparative Analyses of Nature and Society with Representative Samples

By Davison, Bruce

London: P. L. Fairfield. Near Fine. 2006. First Edition. Softcover. 0953994686 . Book is likely new but it does have a little shelfwear, bumping & wear to corners, light scuffing of cover. Otherwise the book is clean & unmarked. 456 pages. A critique & philosophy of beautiful nature, ugly religion, misled society, problematic politics, suspect science, mutual stewardship and other topics. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$15.50

ESSAYS IN THEORY OF ECONOMIC GROWTH
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ESSAYS IN THEORY OF ECONOMIC GROWTH

By Robinson, Joan

London: Macmillan. Near Fine in Good dust jacket. 1968. Second Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover has very light wear to edges & corners. Interior is clean & unmarked other than two very small pen marks seen. Front cover tilts up a bit. Jacket has edgewear and several small tears & chips, small peel on front, rubbing to edges, light soiling, price clipped but old price sticker on flap. Age tanning of edges. These essays mark an important step on the road 'towards a dynamic economics. '.....Sketches in outline a generalization of Keynes's General Theory into which elaborations of detail (including the cycle of the trade cycle) can be fitted in a coherent way.....Comes to terms with the old-fashioned laws of 'supply and demand'. .... In the 'Neo-neoclassical Theorem', the author deduces from the main argument an interesting and far-reaching line of thought. (*shipping will be reduced to most locations) Based to a large extent on mathematics, the author's ideas are set out in straightforward prose, and while the treatment is abstract, it is by no means theory for its own sake. Its whole aim is to bring theory to bear upon the urgent problems of the present day....; 8vo .

$26.50

MATTER AND CONSCIOUSNESS
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MATTER AND CONSCIOUSNESS

By Churchland, Paul

MIT Press. Good;. 1986. Softcover. 0262530503 . Cover has moderate edge/corner wear, some creasing. About the first 1/3 of pages have some highlighting, rest of pages are clean and unmarked. B/w illus. 164 pages. In Matter and Consciousness, Paul Churchland clearly presents the advantages and disadvantages of such difficult issues in philosophy of mind as behaviorism, reductive materialism, functionalism, and eliminative materialism. Churchland organizes and clarifies the new theoretical and experimental results of the natural sciences for a wider philosophical audience, observing that this research bears directly on questions concerning the basic elements of cognitive activity and their implementation in real physical systems. (How is it, he asks, that living creatures perform some cognitive tasks so swiftly and easily, where computers do them only badly or not at all? ) Most significant for philosophy, Churchland asserts, is the support these results tend to give to the reductive and the eliminative versions of materialism. Paul M. Churchland is Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, San Diego. (os); 8vo .

$8.95

MEAN GENES From Sex to Money to Food: Taming Our Primal Instincts
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MEAN GENES From Sex to Money to Food: Taming Our Primal Instincts

By Burnham, Terry & Phelan, Jay

Perseus. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. 0738202304 . Excellent condition, only very light wear overall. Jacket has a little light soiling. 263 pages. Interior clean and unmarked. Publishers Weekly: "Genes are credited or blamed these days for more and more human behaviors and predicaments, but gambling, courtesy and even greed? Phelan, a professor of economics at Harvard, and Burnham, a biology professor at UCLA, focus not on the mechanisms of particular genes but on the effects of more general evolutionary patterns. In this enormously entertaining sociobiological overview, they argue that humans are well adapted to the environment in which we originated, but since we are no longer hunter-gatherers, instincts that evolved under those conditions can lead to harmful excess in today's world...." (400noto) ; 8vo .

$9.95

A CARTESIAN INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY

By Feldman, Fred

Mcgraw Hill. Near Fine. 1986. Second Printing. Softcover. 0070203830 . Very nice condition, only light wear overall. Cover has slight corner curling, light soiling outer edge of pages, price sticker on front. Interior clean and intact tight other than a few light pencil markings. An introduction to philosophy focusing on one classic text, Descartes' MEDITATIONS. It deals with the central issues in epistemology, philosophical theology, and philosophical anthropology, and raises puzzles in ontology, the philosophy of the mind, and related fields. Also includes a substantial amount of closely related material on skepticism, the exis- tence of God, and the nature of persons. -- (os? ) ; 8vo; 223 pages .

$12.95

THE SPLENDID FEAST OF REASON
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THE SPLENDID FEAST OF REASON

By Singer, S. Jonathan

University of California Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. 0520224256 . Excellent condition, only very light wear overall. Interior clean & unmarked. 242 pages. Book Description: Jonathan Singer's witty, erudite book is a celebration of rationality and an urgent call to make use of intelligence and reason to better cope with human problems. Emphasizing the importance of rationality's greatest achievement, modern science, Singer-one of the foremost biologists of our era-argues that for the first time in several million years humanity has at its disposal the tools for an objective understanding of the external world. Singer demonstrates that, today more than ever, the fullest exercise of rationality is essential if humanity is to rein in a runaway technology and control an explosion of the human population that together threaten to devastate life on this planet within only a few more generations.... ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$12.75

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