Sign In | Register


RECENT ARRIVALS


Next >
The Critical Theory of Jurgen Habermas
seller photo

The Critical Theory of Jurgen Habermas

By McCarthy, Thomas

MIT Press, 1981. Hardcover. Good. Ex-library. Paperback re-bound as a hardback. An account of the systematic character of Habermas's ideas and their course of development. Greatly expanded bibliography of Habermas's work. 484p. Measures 6x9 inches. Jurgen Habermas (b. 1929) is a German philosopher and sociologist in the tradition of critical theory and pragmatism. He is perhaps best known for his theories on communicative rationality and the public sphere.

$14.00

Problems of Art: Ten Philosophical Lectures
seller photo

Problems of Art: Ten Philosophical Lectures

By Langer, Susanne K

New York: Scribners, 1957. Paperback. Good. Unmarked text. Sun fading on cover and edge wear. An introduction to Langer's comprehensive theory of art, which established her as one of the foremost contemporary philosophers in her time. Appendix on Abstraction in Science and Abstraction in Art. Index. 184p.

$12.00

Scientific Representation: Paradoxes of Perspective
seller photo

Scientific Representation: Paradoxes of Perspective

By von Frassen, Bas C

Oxford University Press, 2008. Hardcover. Very Good. Unmarked text. No dust jacket. An original exploration of how we represent the world. Von Frassen defends an empiricist structuralist version of the "picture theory" of science, through an inquiry into the paradoxes that came to light in 20th-century philosophies of science. He concludes with an analysis of the complex relationship between appearance and reality in the scientific world-picture.

$60.00

The Sense of Being Stared At: And Other Unexplained Powers of the Human Mind
seller photo

The Sense of Being Stared At: And Other Unexplained Powers of the Human Mind

By Sheldrake, Rupert

Crown, 2003. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. In The Sense of Being Stared At, renowned biologist Rupert Sheldrake explores the intricacies of the mind and discovers that our perceptive abilities are stronger than most of us could have imagined. 368p. Index. Bibliography. Notes.

$14.00

Logical Foundations of Psychological Measurement: A Study in the Philosophy of Science
seller photo

Logical Foundations of Psychological Measurement: A Study in the Philosophy of Science

By Ross, Strange

Copenhagen: Scandinavian University Books, 1964. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Some age tanning on cover. Bibliographical references. Index.Text in English. 152p. Measures 6.25x9.5 inches.

$45.00

The Dance of Life (Modern Library 160)
seller photo

The Dance of Life (Modern Library 160)

By Ellis, Havelock

Modern Library, 1929. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket has chipping and tears, with a catalog on back side. This is the 1929 edition, likely published between 1940-1958. New introduction by Havelock Ellis (1859-1939) for the 1929 edition. 363p. In The Dance of Life, Ellis promoted the constant development of the self thru a variety of arts, including thinking, morals & dance.

$20.00

Synthese  (Vol 163, No. 3, August 2008)
seller photo

Synthese (Vol 163, No. 3, August 2008)

By Staley, Kent; Miller, Jean; Mayo, Deborah (Guest Editors)

Springer, 2008. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Synthese is An International Journal for Epistemology, Methodology and Philosophy of Science. Guest Editors: Kent Staley, Jean Miller and Deborah Mayo. Features Errors and Methodology in Practice: Selected Papers from Error 2006, a June 2006 conference on "Experimental Reasoning, Reliability, Objectivity, and Rationality: Induction, Statistics, and Modeling." Contributors include J. Williamson, J. Zhang, F. Eberhardt, and more. pp 299-442. Measures 6x9.25 inches

$30.00

The Mahabharata: The Entrance to the Temple of the Gita
seller photo

The Mahabharata: The Entrance to the Temple of the Gita

By Prajnanananda, Paramahamsa

Prajna Publication, 2015. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Appendix: Kuru Dynasty Genealogy. 421p. Measures 5.5x8.5 inches.

$16.00

Altered Temporality (Journal of Consciousness Studies, Vol 8, No. 1, 2001)
seller photo

Altered Temporality (Journal of Consciousness Studies, Vol 8, No. 1, 2001)

By Journal of Consciousness Studies

Imprint Academic, 2001. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. 96p. Anthony Freeman interviews V. S. Ramachandran about his "The Science of Art" article. Articles by Bruno Deschenes, Benny Shannon, Paul Marshall, and others.

$15.00

The Science of the Mind (Bradford Books)
seller photo

The Science of the Mind (Bradford Books)

By Flanagan, Owen J

MIT Press, 1984. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. 336p. Notes. Bibliography. Index. An original contribution that speaks to how traditional philosophical problems as the nature of the mind-body relation, knowledge of other minds, free-will, unity of consciousness, personal identity, self-knowledge, intentionality, rationality, and reductionism figure within psychology and how psychology contributes to the solution of these philosophical problems.

$12.00

Philosophics of Theophilos Kaires: Greece's New Socrates
seller photo

Philosophics of Theophilos Kaires: Greece's New Socrates

By Kaires, Theophilos

Pageant Press, 1960. Hardcover. Very Good/good. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket has a piece missing and some tears. Translated by Peter Thetis. Notes. Theophilos Kaires (1784-1853) was a Greek priest and revolutionary.He was among the founders of a pietistic revivalist movement, known as Theosebism, inspired by the French revolutionary cults, radical Protestantism and deism.

$30.00

The Philosophy of Objectivism: A Brief Summary
seller photo

The Philosophy of Objectivism: A Brief Summary

By Peikoff, Leonard

Ayn Rand Institute, 2000. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. This 8-page booklet introduces Ayn Rand's philosophy Objectivism. Rand originally expressed her philosophical ideas in her novels, most notably, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged. She further elaborated on them in her periodicals.

$12.00

After Euclid (Center for the Study of Language and Information-Lecture Notes)
seller photo

After Euclid (Center for the Study of Language and Information-Lecture Notes)

By Norman, Jesse

Center For The Study Of Language And Inf, 2006. Hardcover. Good. Unmarked. No dust jacket. Reexamines the ancient and long-disregarded concept of visual reasoning and reasserts its potential as a formidable tool in our ability to grasp various kinds of geometrical knowledge. 200p. References. Index.

$35.00

Relationship Morality
seller photo

Relationship Morality

By Kellenberger, James

Pennsylvania State University Press, 1995. Paperback. Good. Unmarked text. References. Index. Inquiry into the extent to which human relationships are foundational in morality. 450p.

$12.00

The Problem of Genesis in Husserl's Philosophy
seller photo

The Problem of Genesis in Husserl's Philosophy

By Derrida, Jacques

University Of Chicago Press, 2003. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Translated by Marian Hobson. Derrida's first book-length work, The Problem of Genesis in Husserl's Philosophy, was originally written as a dissertation for his diplome d'etudes superieures in 1953 and 1954. Surveying Husserl's major works on phenomenology, Derrida reveals what he sees as an internal tension in Husserl's central notion of genesis, and gives us our first glimpse into the concerns and frustrations that would later lead Derrida to abandon phenomenology and develop his now famous method of deconstruction. 232p.

$32.00

On Aesthetics in Science
seller photo

On Aesthetics in Science

By Wechsler, Judith (editor)

MIT Press, 1978. Paperback. Good. Unmarked. Some wear and age tanning on cover. Illustrated. Includes "Structural Hierarchy in Science, Art and history" by Cyril Stanley Smith, "On Broken Symmetries" by Philip Morrison, "Visualization Lost and Regained: The Genesis of Quantum Theory in the Period 1913-27" by Arthur I. Miller, "The Mathematical Unconscious" by Seymour A. Papert, "Darwin's Tree of Nature" and other Images of Wide Scope" by Howard E. Gruber, and "Rationality and Intuition" by Geoffrey Vickers. Bibliography. Index. 180p.

$12.00

Holistic Thought in Social Science
seller photo

Holistic Thought in Social Science

By Phillips, D. C

Stanford Univ Press, 1976. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. An analysis of the social science debate going back to the late 19th century. 149p. Index. Notes and bibliography.

$12.00

Ethics and Bigness: Scientific, Academic, Religious, Political, and Military
seller photo

Ethics and Bigness: Scientific, Academic, Religious, Political, and Military

By Cleveland, Harlan and Harold D. Lasswell

Harper and Brothers, 1962. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Previous owner's name stamped on front end page. Unclipped dust jacket under clear plastic cover. Published by the Conference on Science, Philosophy and Religion in relation to the Democratic Way of Life, Inc. NY. Discussion centered around the question: What is a moral decision? Contributors include Robert C. Angell, Paul H. Appleby, Bernard Mandelbaum, Robert J. Dwyer, Robert Lee, Edward L. Katzenbach, Jr. and Kenneth E. Boulding.

$12.00

The Children of Light and The Children of Darkness: A Vindication of Democracy and a Critique of its Traditional Defense
seller photo

The Children of Light and The Children of Darkness: A Vindication of Democracy and a Critique of its Traditional Defense

By Niebuhr, Reinhold

New York: Scribners, 1964. Paperback. Good. Unmarked text. 190p. First published in 1944, during World War II, this book is considered one of the most profound and relevant works by the influential theologian Reinhold Niebuhr, and certainly the fullest statement of his political philosophy.

$12.00

Untrammeled Approaches: The Collected Works of Jacques Maritain
seller photo

Untrammeled Approaches: The Collected Works of Jacques Maritain

By Doering, Bernard E. (editor)

University of Notre Dame Press, 1996. Hardcover. Very Good. Unmarked. First English edition of a remarkable group of essays which Maritain prepared for publication in the year before his death. 528p. No dust jacket, as received from publisher.

$70.00

Next >