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The Philosophy of Spinoza; Unfolding the Latent Processes of his Reasoning (Two Volumes in One)

by Wolfson, Harry Austryn

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Published
1948
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Very good. No dust jacket. Spine titles rubbed. Clean pages. Binding firm.
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2nd printing; 1st in 1934.
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Cambridge MA.: Harvard University Press., 1948. 2nd printing; 1st in 1934.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Spine titles rubbed. Clean pages. Binding firm.. 1 424 p. Gold spine titles. Light blue cloth over boards. Philosophy: Ethics. At back: Lists of editions of texts used; Index of References; Index of Terms: Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Arabic; Index of… Read more
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In the Face of Death (Original in Switzerland, "Diktate uber Sterben & Tod")

by Noll, Peter, and Hofmann, Adolph, and Noll, Hans (Translated by)

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Published
1989
Condition
Very good in fine dust jacket. Near fine. Reminder mark, lower page block.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing, U.S.
ISBN
9780670807031
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NZ$39.68

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New York.: Viking Books., 1989. First edition. 1st printing, U.S.. Hard cover. Very good in fine dust jacket. Near fine. Reminder mark, lower page block.. 1 Cloth and paper over boards. Jacket: gray marbling facsimile. 254 p. Audience: General/trade. Peter Noll taught at Mainz and Zurich universities, and wrote authoritative works on criminal jurisprudence. When he learned he… Read more
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Adventures of the Mind (Saturday Evening Post Anthology)

by Thruelsen, Richard (Edited by), and Kobler, John (Edited by), and Van Doren, Mark (with an Introduction by)

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Published
1960
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Fine. No dust jacket. Clear mylar cover over volume is scuffed; had protected book cover.
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New York.: Alfred E Knopf / Curtis Publishing., 1960. Hard cover. Fine. No dust jacket. Clear mylar cover over volume is scuffed; had protected book cover.. 1 Maroon woven cloth over boards. Spine titles, gold, w/ silver decorations. Front small profile in black. 285 p. 22 cm. Philosophical essays selected from the Saturday Evening Post magazine, 1958, 1959.… Read more
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The True Believer, Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements; The Ordeal of Change (Two separate volumes)

by Hoffer, Eric

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Published
1966
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Good. Signed by previous owner. General moderate soiling, age-toning, page border water damage to "Believer".
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Each is 1st edition Perennial paperback; Ordeal of Change, 1967
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NZ$27.92

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New York.: Perennial Library / Harper & Row., 1966. Each is 1st edition Perennial paperback; Ordeal of Change, 1967. Mass-market paperback. Good. Signed by previous owner. General moderate soiling, age-toning, page border water damage to "Believer".. 1 First edition. 160 / 122 p. These essays were hot curricula on late 1960s college reading lists, during the Vietnam protest… Read more
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The Emotions Outline of a Theory

by Sartre, Jean-Paul, and Frechtman, Bernard (Translated from the French by)

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Published
1948
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Very good in good dust jacket. Price clipped.
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NZ$11.76

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New York.: The Wisdom Library / The Philosophical Library, 1948. Hard cover. Very good in good dust jacket. Price clipped.. 1 94 p. Gray cloth over boards. Black spine titles; small female/male silhouette heads back to back. 19 cm. Existentialist philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre blames psychology's inadequacies in failing to understand emotions in their proper context. The idea of… Read more
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The Rebel; An Essay on Man in Revolt

by Camus, Albert, and Bower, Anthony (A revised, complete translation of L'Homme Révolté by), and Read, Sir Herbert (Foreword by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1956
Condition
Good. Highlighting/underlining. Smooth spine. Front cover crease. Introduction has some underlining.
Edition
1st American edition 1954.
ISBN
9780394700304
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NZ$10.29

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New York.: Vintage Books by arr. w/ Alfred A Knopf., 1956. 1st American edition 1954.. Mass-market paperback. Good. Highlighting/underlining. Smooth spine. Front cover crease. Introduction has some underlining.. Lionni, Leo (Cover design by).. 1 Mass-market paperback, slightly larger. Glued binding. 307 p. Audience: General/trade. From Foreword, "After an age of anxiety, despair, and nihilism, it seems possible once… Read more
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A Preface to Sartre: A critical introduction to Sartre's literary and philosophical writings

by LaCapra, Dominick

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Published
1987
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Very good. Signed by previous owner. Light reading wear.
Edition
First edition. 1st Cornell paperback.
ISBN
9780801494482
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NZ$20.57

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Ithaca.: Cornell University Press., 1987. First edition. 1st Cornell paperback.. Trade paperback. Very good. Signed by previous owner. Light reading wear.. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding. 250 p. Chapter notes; Index. Intellectual History / Philosophy. Contents; Early Theoretical Studies; Literature, Language, and Politics; "Nausea"; "Being and Nothingness" to "Critique"; Autobiography and Biography.
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On the Shores of Politics (Radical Thinkers #21)

by Ranciere, Jacques, and Heron, Liz (Translated by)

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Published
2007
Condition
Very good. Near fine. Reminder mark, lower page block.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing, Verso.
ISBN
9781844675777
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NZ$17.64

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London, England.: Verso / New Left Books., 2007. First edition. 1st printing, Verso.. Trade paperback. Very good. Near fine. Reminder mark, lower page block.. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding. 107 p. Audience: General/trade. Philosophy / The Organization of Dissent. Chapters: The End of Politics or the Realist Utopia; The Uses of Democracy; The Community of Equals; Democracy Corrected.
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Political Descartes: Reason, Ideology and the Bourgeois Project (Radical Thinkers # 20)

by Negri, Antonio, and Mandarini, Matteo (Translated and Introduced by), and Toscano, Alberto (Translated and Introduced by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2007
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Good. Highlighting/underlining. Ink underlining: Intro and Chapter 3. Crease to spine, front lower corner. Remainder mark, lower
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First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9781844675821
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London, England: Verso / New Left Books., 2007. First edition. 1st printing.. Trade paperback. Good. Highlighting/underlining. Ink underlining: Intro and Chapter 3. Crease to spine, front lower corner. Remainder mark, lower page block.. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding. 344 p. Contains: Illustrations, black & white. Audience: General/trade. Chapters: Metaphor and Memory; Philosophy and Conjuncture; Political Science or Reasonable… Read more
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Socialism Re-examined

by Thomas, Norman

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Published
1963
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Good in good dust jacket. Highlighting/underlining. Signed by previous owner. Page-block light soiling, top and side. Two inked
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First edition.
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New York.: W W Norton & Company Inc., 1963. First edition.. Hard cover. Good in good dust jacket. Highlighting/underlining. Signed by previous owner. Page-block light soiling, top and side. Two inked underlings in author Preface. Foxing to jacket underside.. 1 Black cloth over spine; gold weave-texture paper over boards. Gold spine titles. 280 p. 22 cm. Jacket subtitle:… Read more
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A Man in the Zoo

by Garnett, David (Bloomsbury Literary Group Member)

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Published
1924
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Very good. No dust jacket. Minor sun-fade to spine. Age-toning to end papers.
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First edition. Apparent 1st.
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NZ$66.13

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London.: Chatto & Windus., 1924. First edition. Apparent 1st.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Minor sun-fade to spine. Age-toning to end papers.. Garnett, R A (Wood engravings by).. 1 94 p. Wine and black, marbled-style, paper over boards. Stitched binding. Spine Glued on paper title box, w/ extra of same tucked into book. 20 cm. Wood… Read more
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Utopia or Oblivion: The Prospects for Humanity

by Fuller, R. Buckminster

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Published
1969
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Good. Highlighting/underlining. Minor cover handling wear. Light red pen underlining. Front cover half-inch edge tear. Age-tonin
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First edition.
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Toronto: New York.: Bantam Books., 1969. First edition.. Mass-market paperback. Good. Highlighting/underlining. Minor cover handling wear. Light red pen underlining. Front cover half-inch edge tear. Age-toning.. 1 Mass-market paperback. xi, 366 p.18 cm. Bantam Matrix Editions QM5263. Pen&Ink Illustrations, geometric diagrams. Subtitle: "The brilliant new work by the revolutionary thinker and inventor of the Geodesic Dome". R. Buckminster… Read more
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The Historian and Historical Evidence

by Johnson, Allen

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Published
1926
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Good. No dust jacket. Minor foxing on early and last pages. Random blemishing. Lower right front bump. Tightly bound.
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First edition. Publisher icon on title page.
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NZ$95.52

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New York.: Charles Scribner's Sons., 1926. First edition. Publisher icon on title page.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Minor foxing on early and last pages. Random blemishing. Lower right front bump. Tightly bound.. 1 Green fabric over boards. Off-white spine paste-on, green titles. 5 p. L., 179 p. 21 cm. Bibliographical foot-notes. Author was Professor of American… Read more
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Moral Reasoning: Ethical Theory and Some Contemporary Moral Problems (Second Edition)

by Grassian, Victor

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Published
1992
Condition
Very good. Sun fade minor to spine. Clean
Edition
1st printing, revised edition.
ISBN
9780136013785
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NZ$13.23

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Englewood Cliffs NJ.: Prentice Hall, 1992. 1st printing, revised edition.. Trade paperback. Very good. Sun fade minor to spine. Clean. 1 Trade paperback. Tan paper covers. White and black titles. 417 p. 23 cm. Index. Audience: General/trade. Ethics / Social ethics / Moral Reasoning. Themes: Sexual, Abortion, Euthanasia, Discrimination, Punishment and Rehabilitation, Death Penalty, War.
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Crime: Its Cause and Treatment

by Darrow, Clarence

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Published
1934
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Good in very good dust jacket. Page 237-8: 4 creases. Light "bleach" spotting to book covers.
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NZ$23.51

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London.: Watts & Co., 1934. Hard cover. Good in very good dust jacket. Page 237-8: 4 creases. Light "bleach" spotting to book covers.. 1 246 p. Includes index. Gray cloth over boards. Back spine titles. 17 cm. Jacket in black, red, white. Author description, front jacket: The 'Marshall Hall' of America. Attorney Clarence Darrow Preface to This Edition,… Read more
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Thirty-three (33) Sardonics I Can't Forget

by Thayer, Thayer (Compiled by)

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Published
1946
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Very good. No dust jacket. Near fine.
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New York.: Philosophical Library., 1946. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Near fine.. 1 389 p. Red cloth over boards. Blue title boxes w/ gold titles, front, spine. Writers included this collection: Kipling, Poe, Wilde, Garshin, Lardner, Hecht, Huxley, Bierce, Ade, Louys, Saki, Pound, Firenzuola, Rabelais, Pope Pius II, Morrow, Riesenberg, Hoffmann, de Maupassant, Henry, Twain, Tomlinson,… Read more
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Morals in World History

by Robertson, Archibald

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Published
1945
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Very good. No dust jacket. Only the front DJ flap remains, tacked inside cover. Clean, Age-toning. Light top page block soil.
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First edition. Presumed 1st. No print line.
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London.: Watts & Co., 1945. First edition. Presumed 1st. No print line.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Only the front DJ flap remains, tacked inside cover. Clean, Age-toning. Light top page block soil.. 1 126 p. Maroon cloth over boards. Gold spine titles. 22 cm. Chapter themes: What are Morals? ; Primitive Man; The Birth of… Read more
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Adventures of Ideas; A Brilliant History of Mankind's Great Thoughts

by Whitehead, Alfred North

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Published
1959
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Good. Signed by previous owner. Near fine; Interior top front light damp staining, first several pages, half-inch down.
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Third printing.
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New York.: Mentor / New American Library by arr. w/ Macmillan., 1959. Third printing.. Mass-market paperback. Good. Signed by previous owner. Near fine; Interior top front light damp staining, first several pages, half-inch down.. Jonas (Cover illustration by).. 1 304 p. Color illustrated mass-market paperback. Red page blocks. Gold spine, borders. Discussion of how changing ideas propelled mankind's… Read more
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How Democracies Perish

by Revel, Jean-Francois, and Lazitch, Branko (with assistance by), and Byron, William (Translated from the French by)

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Published
1984
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner.
Edition
First edition. Same date on title and copyright pages.
ISBN
9780385191203
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NZ$36.74

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Garden City NY.: Doubleday & Company., 1984. First edition. Same date on title and copyright pages.. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner.. 1 Text in French, English. Glued binding. Audience: General/trade. Communist strategy; World politics from 1945; Democracy; Foreign relations, Communist Expansion; Reality and Tools of Communist Expansion; Mentality of Democratic… Read more
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The Answer

by Wylie, Philip

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Published
1963
Condition
Good. Cover edge wear. Small patch, mid-page side block: damp stain.
Edition
First edition. 1st Paperback Library printing.
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New York.: Paperback Library by arr. w/ Holt, Rinehart & Winston., 1963. First edition. 1st Paperback Library printing.. Mass-market paperback. Good. Cover edge wear. Small patch, mid-page side block: damp stain.. 1 Mass-market paperback. Blue covers w/ white and yellow titles. 91 p; 18 cm. Small B&W author portrait, back Author is described as "an oracle for the… Read more
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