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Encyclopeida Outline of Masonic, Hermetic, Quabblistic, and Rosicrucian Symbolical Philosophy Being an Interpretation of the Secret Teachings Concealed Within the Rituals, Allegories and Mysteries of All ages (Golden Anniversary Edition, Signed by Hall)
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Encyclopeida Outline of Masonic, Hermetic, Quabblistic, and Rosicrucian Symbolical Philosophy Being an Interpretation of the Secret Teachings Concealed Within the Rituals, Allegories and Mysteries of All ages (Golden Anniversary Edition, Signed by Hall)

by Hall, Manly Palmer, 1901-1990

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Los Angeles: The Philosophical Research Society, 1975. Folio. Signed twice by the author. Once on the limitation page and once on the dedication page. ccxlv, 245 pages, 48 pages of plates. This is the Golden Anniversary Edition which was first issued in a 1928. Elephant folio edition limited to 850 copies and measuring over 45 inches which survives mostly… Read more about this item
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Beyond Space and Time
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Beyond Space and Time

by Larson, Dewey B. (1898-1990)

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Portland, OR. (1995): North Pacific Publishers/Tucek and Tucek. First Edition. Octavo. First printing. ix, 374 pages. Bibliographic references (pages 350-364), index. Although a very focused and well-written work, this work will challenge those who are concerned not only with theoretical physics but also the issues of space/time along with their often neglected relationship to disciplines in the humanities. Whether… Read more about this item
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Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (Edited By A.J. Ayer, with the Introduction by Bertrand Russell)
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Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (Edited By A.J. Ayer, with the Introduction by Bertrand Russell)

by Wittgenstein, Ludwig and D.F. Pears and B.F. McGuinnes, translators)

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London; (1963): Routledge & Kegan Paul. Octavo. 2nd impression with a few corrections. 166 pages, index. Originally published in 1921 as Logisch-philosophische abhandlung and the only major work published in his lifetime is here printed with the German text on the left page and the English translation by D.F. Pears and B.F. McGuinness on the right hand. Certainly, the… Read more about this item
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Summa Theologiae, Questions About God
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Summa Theologiae, Questions About God

by Aquinas, Thomas (edited By Brian Davies and Brian Leftow)

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(New York; 2006): Cambridge University Press. First American Edition. Octavo. 298 pages, index. While Thomas Aquinas (1224?-1274) was the greatest of the medieval philosophers. His first twenty-six questions on the existence and nature of God are essential. Modern skeptics have attempted to discount what Aquinas wrote but the depth and genius of his writing is still recognized as among… Read more about this item
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Demonstration and Scientific Knowledge of William of Ockham: a Translation of Summa Logicae III-II: De Syllogismo Demonstrativo and Selections from The Prologue to the Ordination
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Demonstration and Scientific Knowledge of William of Ockham: a Translation of Summa Logicae III-II: De Syllogismo Demonstrativo and Selections from The Prologue to the Ordination

by Longeway, John

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Notre Dame, Indiana; (2007): University of Notre Dame. First Edition. Octavo. xx, 432 pages. This book available for the first time in an English translation of William of Ockham's work on Aristotle's Posterior Analytics, which contains his theory of scientific demonstration and philosophy of science. John Lee Longeway also includes an extensive commentary and a detailed history of the… Read more about this item
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A Monument to Saint Augustine, Essays on Some Aspects of His Thought Written in Commemoration of His 15th Centenary
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A Monument to Saint Augustine, Essays on Some Aspects of His Thought Written in Commemoration of His 15th Centenary

by D'Arcy, M.C., Maurice Blondel, Christopher Dawson , Etal

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London: Sheed and Ward, 1945. Octavo. 367pp., While there have been several books written about St. Augustine, this work is dedicated to the more general aspects of St. Augustine's thought. This is the first attempt to evaluate the general influence which St. Augustine has had in Western thought and culture and his meaning for us at the present day.… Read more about this item
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A Collection of His Writings on Major Philosophers (Plato, Aristotle, Nietzsche, Spencer (4 vol)

A Collection of His Writings on Major Philosophers (Plato, Aristotle, Nietzsche, Spencer (4 vol)

by Durant, Will

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Girard, Kansas; Nd. (ca.1920): Haldeman-Julius Co. 3 1/2" X 5" Little Blue Book. These small 64 pages books were the ways that introduced the hoboes, seamen, and others on the road to literature, philosophy and history. Louis L'Amour in his The Education of a Wandering Man tells how these little books became a vital part of his education on… Read more about this item
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Action (1893): Essay on a Critique of Life and a Science of Practice
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Action (1893): Essay on a Critique of Life and a Science of Practice

by Blondel, Maurice

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South Bend, IN; (1984): University of Notre Dame. Octavo. xxx, 446 pages. Translated by Oliva Blanchette. The French philosopher, whose most influential works, notably L'Action, aimed at establishing the correct relationship between autonomous philosophical reasoning and Christian belief. The French intellectual elite viewed his Christian persuasion as retrogressive. Today most of his critics are unknown and his original 1893… Read more about this item
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Five Plays (signed by Sartre): No Exit, The Flies, Dirty Hands, The Respectful Prostitute; The Condemned of Altona
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Five Plays (signed by Sartre): No Exit, The Flies, Dirty Hands, The Respectful Prostitute; The Condemned of Altona

by Sartre, Jean-Paul

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Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1978. Limited Edition. Octavo. 484 pages, signed by the author. Sartre, in his plays, describes the stage as "a different imaginary realm". This edition also has a special introduction by the author where he shows how both No Exit and The Flies had meanings that met the censorship of the Third Reich. No Exit was… Read more about this item
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An Esay on Regimen. Together with Five Discourses, Medical, Moral and Philosophical; Serving to Illustrated the Principles and Theory of Philosophical Medicin, and Point Out Some of Its Moral Consequences
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An Esay on Regimen. Together with Five Discourses, Medical, Moral and Philosophical; Serving to Illustrated the Principles and Theory of Philosophical Medicin, and Point Out Some of Its Moral Consequences

by Cheyne, George

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London: Printed for C. Rivington, 1740. Octavo. . 2nd edition. (2), i- xvi, i-iv, (2), 1- lxviii, 344 pages. After lectures on bodily regimen that influenced William Law and Joh Wesley, he began his most serious works. He first wrote the Essay on Regimen consisted of six essays on natural philosophy in which Cheyne explained the interrelationship of mind… Read more about this item
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An Essay on the Foundations of Geometry
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An Essay on the Foundations of Geometry

by Russell, Bertrand

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Cambridge: Cambridge at the University Press, 1897. First Edition. Octavo. xvi, 201, pages. At the age of 11 young Russell was awakened to the beauty of geometry. His senior advisor at Cambridge was Alfred North Whitehead. He felt that the teaching of geometry was on techniques and had not dealt with his epistemological bearings. On the basis of his… Read more about this item
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Reminiscences of an Ancient Strategist; the Mind of Sun Tzu
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Reminiscences of an Ancient Strategist; the Mind of Sun Tzu

by Teck, Dr. Foo Check

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(Hampshire, England; 1997): Gower Publishing. Octavo. 535 pages. Illustrated by Peggy Leong. Dr. Foo Check Teck has taken his extensive studies of Sun Tzu's The Art of War and treats how each idea in the original was developed. The work was originally written over 2,500 years ago and yet today is still used in business, military and academic study… Read more about this item
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind

by Brown, Thomas

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Andover: Mark Newman, 1822. First American Edition. Octavo. In three volumes: vii, 536, vii, 528 and vii, 574, (2) pp. The last (2) pages of volume 3 are from the publisher noting a discrepancy in the arrangement. Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind was published posthumously in 1820, because of his sudden death at the age of… Read more about this item
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The Li Sao, an Elegy on Encountering Sorrows Prefaces By H.A. Giles, Rabindranath Tagore; Chen Huan-chang
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The Li Sao, an Elegy on Encountering Sorrows Prefaces By H.A. Giles, Rabindranath Tagore; Chen Huan-chang

by Yuan Qu, Approximately 344-277 B.C.

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Shanghai: Commercial Press, 1935. Octavo. XI, 225 Pages, 4 leaves of plates; illustrations, facsmile, folded map. Li Sao (Lisso) is seen as the authentic work of Qu Yuan. The poem is considered to be an encoded self-portrait of the poet who, as minsiter of King Huai of Chu (reigned 328-299 B.C. repeatedly suffered misunderstandings, slanders, and intrigues. Finally, he… Read more about this item
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Simplicius, on Aristotle's
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Simplicius, on Aristotle's "on the Soul 3.1-5

by Blumenthal, H.J. (Translator)

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Ithica, New York; (2000): Cornell Uniersity Press. First Edition. Octavo. 188pp., In On the Soul 3. 1-5, Aristotle goes beyond the five senses to the general functions of sense perception, the imagination and the so-called active intellect, the identity of which was still a matter of controversy in the time of Thomas Aquinas." "In his commentary on Aristotle's text,… Read more about this item
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English Philosohical Styles; (Six Studies), an Essay for Which the John Bright Scholarship Was Awarded in 1897
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English Philosohical Styles; (Six Studies), an Essay for Which the John Bright Scholarship Was Awarded in 1897

by Stuart, Wilson

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Manchester: J.E. Cornish, 1899. Quarto. 105pp. The essays are on Francis Bacon, Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, George Berkeley, David Hume and John Stuart Mill. His essay on John Locke is among the most important and has led to scholars taking sides on his view. Bound in white linen lettered in gilt, spine plain, previous owner's name… Read more about this item
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Eric Voegelin and the Problem of Christian Political Order
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Eric Voegelin and the Problem of Christian Political Order

by Herndon, Jeffrey C.

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Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri, 2007. First Edition. Octavo. 189 pages, index. Professor Herndon has clarified the issues of Voegelin's rejection of the "the historical Jesus school" and he sees Paul not as an antithesis but one who implies what a Christian social order would look like. A profound book rooted in the sources of Voegelin's… Read more about this item
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Hispanic Philosophy in the Age of Discovery (Studies in Philosophy and the History of Philosophy, Vol. 29)
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Hispanic Philosophy in the Age of Discovery (Studies in Philosophy and the History of Philosophy, Vol. 29)

by White, Kevin

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Washington, D.C.: (1997): Catholic University of America. Octavo. xv, 319 p. This important works covers the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. While it was a time of crisis in Spain, the adaptation of Erasmus' encomium of the liberal arts is covered to the period just before Cadalso's indictment of Salamanca as an institution of regression. The deep commitment to… Read more about this item
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Heavenly Stuff; the Constitution of the Celestial Objects and the Theory of Homocentric Spheres in Aristotle's Cosmology

Heavenly Stuff; the Constitution of the Celestial Objects and the Theory of Homocentric Spheres in Aristotle's Cosmology

by Kouremenos, Theokritos

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Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 2010. First Edition. Octavo. . 150p. This study is an important reappraisal of Aristotelian cosmology. His belief that all celestial objects consist of the same substance that pervades the heavens but the author in a careful study argues that the heavenly stuff applied to the stars only. He also distinguishes the key points between Aristotle's view… Read more about this item
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Kleines Lehrbuch Des Postivismmus; einfuehrung in Die Empiristishce Wissenschaftsauffassung

Kleines Lehrbuch Des Postivismmus; einfuehrung in Die Empiristishce Wissenschaftsauffassung

by Von Mises, Richard

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1939
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The Hague, Holland: W.P. Van Stockum & Zoon, 1939. Original Paper Wrps. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 467p. index. clean text, no marks of any kind. Paper corners have wear. Although known in the US as the Harvard Professor of Aerodynamics, he was a logical positivists and here was his most important work on that… Read more about this item
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