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Phenomenological Interpretations of Aristotle; Initiation into Phenomenological Research

by Heidegger, Martin

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2001
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First American edition
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Bloomington: Indiana University Press [2001], 2001. First American edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. [5], vi-xiv, [5], 4-160 pp. Black cloth with silver lettering on the spine. Translated by Richard Rojcewicz. Part of the series, Studies in Continental Thought. Written before Being and Time, this work is an informative representation of Heidegger's early philosophical career. Thorough discussions of phenomenological research,… Read more
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Living High & Letting Die; Our Illusion of Innocence

by Unger, Peter

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Published
1996
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Very near Fine
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First edition
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. First edition. Hardcover. Very near Fine/Fine. 8vo. [7], viii-xii, [2], 3-187, [1] pp. Bound in black cloth with silver lettering on the spine. One gathering (four leaves) bound upside down. Following in the footsteps of Peter Singer's landmark essay "Famine, Affluence, and Morality", Unger examines a number of difficult moral thought-experiments and… Read more
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Lund [Sweden]: Carl Gustav Berling, 1749. Later edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. 8 cm x 14 cm. [17], 2-170, [6] pp. Three-quarter calf over marbled boards, binding is early nineteenth century. Title page with publisher's device, first page of text with a woodcut headpiece. Text in Swedish. The margins of some leaves are trimmed, not affecting the text,… Read more
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The Liar Speaks the Truth; A Defense of the Revision Theory of Truth

by Yaqub, Aladdin M.

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Published
1993
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First edition
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. Very near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. [12], 3-153, [3] pp. Grey cloth with blue lettering on the spine. Association copy, inscribed by Yaqub to Ellery Eells, a former Professor of Philosophy at UW-Madison ("For Ellery, Thank you for your help and advice. Aladdin 27 March 1993). Here the author takes… Read more
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A Theory of Content and Other Essays

by Fodor, Jerry A.

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1990
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First edition
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Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press [1990], 1990. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/very near Fine. 8vo. [5], vi-xii, [3], 4-270, [6] pp. Bound in dark grey cloth with white lettering on the spine. Slater 313. A very attractive copy of this collection of important essays by one of the leading philosophers of mind from the mid-twentieth century until his death… Read more
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Acting on Principle; An Essay on Kantian Ethics

by Nell, Onora

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1975
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First edition
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New York: Columbia University Press, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. [7], viii-x, [3], 2-155, [1] pp. Red cloth with navy lettering on the spine. An essay on Kantian ethics, which argues that Kant has a powerful and plausible theory of moral worth. However, his theory of right can be used only in deciding what to… Read more
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Material Beings

by van Inwagen, Peter

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1990
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First edition
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Ithaca: Cornell University Press [1990], 1990. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. [7], viii, [2], 299, [3] pp. Blue-grey cloth with blue and silver lettering on the spine. Here van Inwagen argues that the only material objects that can be said to "exist" are living organisms and "simples" or objects that have no parts. The argument rests… Read more
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Representations; Philosophical Essays on the Foundations of Cognitive Science

by Fodor, Jerry A.

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Published
1981
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Very Good
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First edition
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Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press (1981), 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. 8vo. [6], vii-ix, [5], 1-343, [11] pp. Bound in ivory cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Slater 313. Fodor was one of the leading philosophers of mind over the course of his long career. This book is a collection of Fodor's most important… Read more
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Naturalizing the Mind

by Dretske, Fred

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Published
1995
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First edition
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Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press [1995], 1995. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. 8vo. [10], xi-xvi, [1], 2-208 pp. Blue cloth with orange lettering on the spine. The 1994 Jean Nicod Lectures. Dretske argues that to understand the mind one must understand what the mind's job is and how its task can be performed by a physical system,… Read more
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Aristotle

by Taylor, A.E.

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Published
1930
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Later printing
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London: T.C. & E. Jack, 1930. Later printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Small 8vo. [4], v, [1], 7-91, [1], [2] (pages of publisher's advertisements) pp. Green cloth with black lettering on the front board and spine. Illustrated by a frontispiece, a drawing of Aristotle's bust. A condensed biography and summary of Aristotle's philosophical works. Owner's name to the front… Read more
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The Thoughts of the Emperor M. Aurelius Antoninus

by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

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Published
1925
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Reprint
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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1925. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good. Small 8vo. [6], 2-315, [5] pp. Bound in red leatherette cloth with gold lettering and decorations on the front board and spine; top edge gilt. Illustrated by a frontispiece photograph. Translated by George Long. A Very Good book with a name on the front flyleaf and a page… Read more
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Ignorance; A Case for Scepticism

by Unger, Peter

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1975
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First edition
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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. [6], vii-xi, [2], 2-323, [2] pp. Grey cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Price of £6.50 on the front flap of the dust jacket. SEP "Epistemology". Unger advocates for radical skepticism, the view that no one can truly know anything. A person can only be said… Read more
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Three Philosophers

by Anscombe, G.E.M.; Geach, P.T.

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Published
1963
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Reprint
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Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1963. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. [6], vii-xx, [5], 6-162, [2] pp. Blue cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Price of 18s. net on the front flap of the dust jacket. A contemporary female owner's name on the front flyleaf with a receipt (dated 30/10/63) and three bookmarks from George's Booksellers laid in.… Read more
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German Social Democracy

by Russell, Bertrand

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Published
1965
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First edition thus
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New York: Simon and Schuster [1965], 1965. First edition thus. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. [3], vi, [3], 2-184 pp. Brown cloth with black lettering on the spine; black topstain. Price of $3.95 on the front flap of the dust jacket. A new edition of Russell's first book, originally published in 1896. A complete account of German Social… Read more
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The Worlds of Possibility; Modal Realism and the Semantics of Modal Logic

by Chihara, Charles S.

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1998
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First edition
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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1998. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. [7], viii-xii, [1], 2-342, [4] pp. Black cloth with gold lettering on the spine. A thorough, critical exposition of modal realism. Chihara offers a new account of the role of interpretations or structures of the formal languages of logic.
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The Politics of Aristotle

by Barker, Ernest

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Published
1952
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Later printing
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Oxford: At the Clarendon Press [1952], 1952. Later printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. [5], iv-lxxvi, [1], 2-411, [5] pp. Navy cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Price of 25s. net on the front flap of the dust jacket. With notes, an introduction, and appendices. A later edition of Barker's comprehensive translation of and commentary on Aristotle's… Read more
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Wittgenstein on the Foundations of Mathematics

by Wright, Crispin

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1980
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First edition
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Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Large 8vo. [7], viii-xix, [4], 4-481, [1] pp. Bound in black cloth with gold lettering on the spine. A presentable copy of Wright's well-known book on Wittgenstein's philosophy of mathematics, drawing connections between Remarks on the Foundation of Mathematics and Wittgenstein's later work on the philosophy… Read more
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Killing in War

by McMahan, Jeff

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Published
2009
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First edition
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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2009. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. [7], viii-xii, [1], 2-250, [10] pp. Blue cloth with gold lettering on the spine. An important installation in the literature of Just-War Theory. McMahan argues that the permissibility of killing in war remains the same as killing in the name of self-defence, among other various claims.
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Frege's Theorem

by Heck, Richard G., Jr.

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Published
2011
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First edition
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Oxford: Clarendon Press (2011), 2011. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. [5], vi-xiv, [1], 2-307, [15] pp. Navy cloth with gold lettering on the spine. A collection of essays by one of the world's foremost experts on Fregean philosophy. Heck focuses on Frege's Theorem, which tells us that the axioms of arithmetic can be derived logically from a singel… Read more
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London: J. Tonson, 1732. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 2 vol. 8vo. [13], 2-350, [2]; [9], 2-358, [4] pp. Modern smooth brown leather, spine in six compartments with two unpolished labels lettered in gold on each spine; new endpapers and pastedowns, with the original endpapers bound in, brown topstain and red decorative speckling to fore-edge and bottom edge.… Read more
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