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A Plain Elementary and Practical System of Natural Experimental Philosophy; including astronomy and chronology
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A Plain Elementary and Practical System of Natural Experimental Philosophy; including astronomy and chronology

By Ewing, John

Philadelphia: Hopkins and Earle, 1809. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy bound in full leather, probably the original publisher's leather binding, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; withdrawn from the Harvard College library (and then the previous owner, David Wheatland's library), but with neither highlighting nor underlining nor hardly any signs of ex-library status beyond a single ink-stamp Light flaking of leather covers, slight chipping of leather on spine at burgundy label, some moderate wear along edges, light waffling to text, foxing to endpapers especially, else a remarkably sturdy and attractive volume indeed. The author was once the Provost of the University of Pennsylvania. There is a lovely black-and-white illustration of him at frontis, after an engraving prepared by Hopkins & Earle of Philadelphia. Copperplate engravings galore. Robert Patterson, Professor of Mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania, edited the entirety of this treatise upon natural and physical sciences, from physics to astronomy, biology to chemistry, and provides explanatory and supplementary notes. Finally, a Biographical Sketch of the author is provided. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$110.00

History of Liberty, Part II - The Early Christians, in two volumes

By Eliot, Samuel

New York: James Miller, 1853. Hardcover. Good. Ex-library copy with usual markings to spine, endpapers, etc.; dust jacket flaps affixed to inside covers. Extensive overview of early Christianity, from "A.D. 1-100." A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy. Bruised tips and spines, with light wear to edges, but intact, tight bindings. Blind-stamped brown covers with gilt lettering to spines. Light half-toning to pages and some foxing, but text unaffected. Volume I: slight cracking noted to front gutter. Piece missing from front endpaper. Chip at spine head. xxii + 413 pp.; Volume II: slight cracking noted to front gutter. Piece missing from front endpaper. Scotch tape affixed to spine at back cover and foot. xxiv + 431 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$78.00

Logic and Argument
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Logic and Argument

By Kirwan, Christopher

London: Duckworth, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Natural deduction and axiomatic methods. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Navy covers with gilt lettering to spine. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped.ix + 298 pp. + 10-panel formula add-on to Appendix Two. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$28.00

The Philosopher's Child: critical perspectives in the Western tradition
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The Philosopher's Child: critical perspectives in the Western tradition

By Turner, Susan M., and Gareth B. Matthews, eds

Rochester, New York: University of Rochester Press, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Collection of 11 contemporary essays discussing classical philosophical views of children and childhood from the perspective of Aristotle, Hobbes, Kant, Wittgenstein, and others. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Black covers with metallic silver lettering to spine. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. x + 238 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$28.00

Skepticism and Cognitivism: a study in the foundations of knowledge
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Skepticism and Cognitivism: a study in the foundations of knowledge

By Johnson, Oliver A

Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 1978. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Heavily documented philosophical study. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips except for crease at bottom front. Tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Embossed with previous owners seal "Library of Marshall Swain" at half-title page and last page. Brown cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only minor wear including small closed tear at spine top and marginal sunning, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. xiii + 293 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$29.00

In Critical Condition: polemical essays on cognitive science and the philosophy of mind
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In Critical Condition: polemical essays on cognitive science and the philosophy of mind

By Fodor, Jerry

Cambridge, Massachussetts: The MIT Press, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Intriguing set of essays expounding the author's "views about the mind," and encompassing his thoughts on eminent philosophers including Christopher Peacocke, Richard Dawkins, and others. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. Deep burgundy covers with metallic blue lettering to spine. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. x + 219 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$20.00

Telling How Texts Talk: essays on reading and ethnomethodology
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Telling How Texts Talk: essays on reading and ethnomethodology

By McHoul, A.W

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Slim but packed volume on ethnomethodology, or the analysis of text and communication. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. Deep purple covers with gilt lettering to spine. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. xi + 163 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$22.00

The Mansions of Philosophy: a survey of human life and destiny
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The Mansions of Philosophy: a survey of human life and destiny

By Durant, Will

Garden City, New York: Garden City Publishing Co, 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Signed by Author. Presentation copy inscribed by the author "To Stanley Bauman [sic], Sincerely, Will Durant, Buffalo, Mar. 19, 1935." Laid-in clipping from the __Buffalo Courier-Express__ dated November 9, 1975, with a photograph of the author with his wife and co-author, Ariel. Also laid-in, at page 148-149, a clipping from an unidentified newspaper titled "Noted Author's 50-Year Love Story Related," leaving minor half-toning not affecting readability of text. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Half-toning at front endpapers. Top-stained, with slight smudging to edges. Textured maroon covers with black and gilt lettering stamped to front and spine. Sunning (half-toning) to rear cover along top edge, and slight discoloration to spine and front. Bumping to spine head and foot. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. xix + 704 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$67.50

Treatise on the Gods
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Treatise on the Gods

By Mencken, H.L

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. Signed by Author. Limited First Edition, being #115 of 375 copies, signed by the author at Limitation Page, noting also printing on Borzoi rag paper, clean, bright, unmarked. Sturdy, flexible hardcover volume, somewhat concave, with gilt top edges showing light dust-soiling. Embossed blue covers with gilt lettering and illustration to spine. Light bruising at tips. Rough-edge pages, some uncut, with light soiling to edges. Printed white dust jacket, black lettering to spine, shows considerable wear. Separated at bottom front edge. Some half-toning, closed tears at spine head and foot, and some creasing and closed tears at tips. vii + 362 pp. + xii Index. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$180.00

The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau, Library Edition, complete in two volumes
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The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau, Library Edition, complete in two volumes

By Rousseau, Jean Jacques

Privately printed, 1904. Hardcover. Very Good. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean set of two hardcover copies, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Paper labels affixed to spines, lightly abraded, mildly soiled. Pumpkin-colored buckram cloth covers, previous owner's inscription inside front flap of Volume I, tissue-guarded frontis portrait of J.J. Rousseau, deckle-cut fore- and bottom edges. Lightly soiled spines, else a clean, unmarked, tightly bound, attractive set indeed. Illustrated, with a set of etchings by Ed. Hedouin, and with two portraits. Volume I is 281 pp.; Volume II is 414 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$41.00

Escape from Scepticism: liberal education as if truth mattered
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Escape from Scepticism: liberal education as if truth mattered

By Derrick, Christopher

Peru, Illinois: Sherwood Sugden & Company, 1989. Fifth Printing. Softcover. As New. Culled from the academic library of Professor Rembert from the Philosophy Department of the Friends-affiliated Wilmington College in southwest Ohio. Meticulously maintained, free of markings, etc., and complete with scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Sterling condition softcover copy, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. 112 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$19.00

Martianus Capella and the Seven Liberal Arts, Volume I: the quadrivium of Martianus Capella Latin traditions in the mathematical sciences 50 B.C.-A.D. 1250
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Martianus Capella and the Seven Liberal Arts, Volume I: the quadrivium of Martianus Capella Latin traditions in the mathematical sciences 50 B.C.-A.D. 1250

By Stahl, William Harris, with Richard Johnson and E.L. Burge

New York: Columbia University Press, 1991. Softcover. As New. From the Records of Western Civilization series. Culled from the academic library of Professor Rembert from the Philosophy Department of the Friends-affiliated Wilmington College in southwest Ohio. Meticulously maintained, free of markings, etc., and complete with scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Sterling condition softcover copy, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. 274 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$123.00

Classics of Philosophy
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Classics of Philosophy

By Pojman, Louis P

New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. Very Good. Culled from the academic library of Professor Rembert from the Philosophy Department of the Friends-affiliated Wilmington College in southwest Ohio. Meticulously maintained, free of markings, etc., and complete with scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Sterling condition softcover copy, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. Small discoloration on front. Small closed tear at spine bottom. Previous owner's inscription, neatly rendered, at first title page. 1,261 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$17.00

Voices of Wisdom: a multicultural philosophy reader
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Voices of Wisdom: a multicultural philosophy reader

By Kessler, Gary E

Belmont, California: Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2010. Seventh Edition. Softcover. As New. Instructor's edition. Culled from the academic library of Professor Rembert from the Philosophy Department of the Friends-affiliated Wilmington College in southwest Ohio. Meticulously maintained, free of markings, etc., and complete with scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Sterling condition softcover copy, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. 618 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$28.00

Thinking Critically
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Thinking Critically

By Chaffee, John

Boston: Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2012. Tenth Edition. Softcover. Near Fine. Instructor's edition. Culled from the academic library of Professor Rembert from the Philosophy Department of the Friends-affiliated Wilmington College in southwest Ohio. Meticulously maintained, free of markings, etc., and complete with scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Sterling condition softcover copy, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. 575 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$28.00

Logic and Contemporary Rhetoric: the use of reason in everyday life
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Logic and Contemporary Rhetoric: the use of reason in everyday life

By Kahane, Howard

Belmont, California: Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1992. Sixth Edition. Softcover. Very Good. Culled from the academic library of Professor Rembert from the Philosophy Department of the Friends-affiliated Wilmington College in southwest Ohio. Meticulously maintained, free of markings, etc., and complete with scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Slightly loosened publisher's sticker on front. Stamped "Professional Review Copy" on back cover. 350 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$19.00

Critical Thinking: an introduction to reasoning
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Critical Thinking: an introduction to reasoning

By Dauer, Francis Watanabe

New York: Oxford University Press, 1989. Hardcover. Near Fine. Culled from the academic library of Professor Rembert from the Philosophy Department of the Friends-affiliated Wilmington College in southwest Ohio. Meticulously maintained, free of markings, etc., and complete with scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. Very light scuffing to covers. 542 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$21.00

Essentials of Logic
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Essentials of Logic

By Copi, Irving M., Carl Cohen, and Daniel E. Flage

Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2007. Second Edition. Softcover. As New. Culled from the academic library of Professor Rembert from the Philosophy Department of the Friends-affiliated Wilmington College in southwest Ohio. Meticulously maintained, free of markings, etc., and complete with scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Sterling condition softcover copy, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. 452 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$29.00

The idea of a social science and its relation to philosophy
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The idea of a social science and its relation to philosophy

By Winch, Peter

New York: Routledge, 1988. Softcover. Very Good. Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Bright orange wrappers, bright and shiny, sunned at spine, else clean, tightly bound and unmarked. Second printing of this influential text that attempts to reconcile the relationship between philosophy and the social sciences. Frontis matter + 143 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$20.00

Structuralism and Hermeneutics
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Structuralism and Hermeneutics

By Seung, T.K

New York: Columbia University Press, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Black cloth with creasing to dust jacket. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes and index. xiii + 310 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$16.50

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