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Abusing Science; The Case Against Creationism

Abusing Science; The Case Against Creationism

by Kitcher, Philip

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Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press (1982), 1982. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/very near Fine. 8vo [9], x, [1], 2--213, [1] pp. Blue-grey cloth over boards with red metallic lettering on the spine. Price of $15.00 on front jacket flap. An attractive copy of Kitcher's well-known examination of Creationism, of interest not only for its defense of science, but also for many insights into the philosophy of science. A Fine book in a very near Fine dust jacket with a few hints of wear to the extremities.
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Acting on Principle; An Essay on Kantian Ethics

Acting on Principle; An Essay on Kantian Ethics

by Nell, Onora

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New York: Columbia University Press, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. [7], viii-x, [3], 2-155, [1] pp. Red cloth with navy lettering on the spine. Barth 183. An essay on Kantian ethics, which argues that Kant has a powerful and plausible theory of moral worth, but a theory of right which can be used only in deciding what to do and not to pass judgement on what is done. A Very Good book with spine ends bumped, name on the front flyleaf; dust jacket is Good with a moderate amount of loss to the spine panel, general edge wear and rubbing.
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Acting on Principle; An Essay on Kantian Ethics

Acting on Principle; An Essay on Kantian Ethics

by Nell, Onora

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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. Barth 183. 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 do and not to pass judgement on what is done. A Near Fine book with a spot of rubbing to the spine; dust jacket is Very Good with hints of rubbing and a few minor dampstains to the rear panel and the reverse.
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Acts and Other Events

Acts and Other Events

by Thomson, Judith Jarvis

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Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press (1977), 1977. First edition. Hardcover. Very near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. [6], 7-274, [6] pp. Light blue cloth with dark blue lettering on the spine. Small book plate of philosopher and well-known pacifist Henry LeRoy Finch on the front pastedown. Slater 927. Thomson was one of the most significant and well-regarded moral philosophers of the 20th century. In this book, she explores the question of what an act is and examines the more general notion of an event. A very attractive copy of Thomson's first monograph. Very near Fine book with a few faint flecks of foxing to the textblock in a Near Fine dust jacket with some mild toning to the spine panel.
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The Aesthetic and Miscellaneous Works of Frederick von Schlegel; Comprising Letters on Christian...
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The Aesthetic and Miscellaneous Works of Frederick von Schlegel; Comprising Letters on Christian Art; An Essay on Gothic Architecture; Remarks on the Romance-Poetry of the Middle Ages and on Shakspeare; On the Limits of the Beautiful; On the Language and Wisdom of the Indians

by von Schlegel, Frederick

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London: Henry G. Bohn, 1849. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good+. 8vo. [5], vi-xxiii, [2], 2-533, [3] pp. Blue-green publisher's cloth decorated in blind with gilt lettering on the spine. Publisher's advertisements on the endpapers and pastedowns. Translated from the German by E.J. Millington. A sharp example. Minor wear to the cloth and light foxing to the pageblock. A blindstamp on the half-title page.
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Alan Turing's Systems of Logic; The Princeton Thesis
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Alan Turing's Systems of Logic; The Princeton Thesis

by Turing, Alan

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Princeton: Princeton University Press [2012], 2012. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Large 8vo. [9], x-xv, [2], 2-142, [2] pp. Black cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Illustrated with a few black and white photographs, with Turing's thesis reproduced here in facsimile. Edited and introduced by Andrew W. Appel.
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Alciphron: Or the Minute Philosopher in Seven Dialogues [with] A New Theory of Vision; Containing...
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Alciphron: Or the Minute Philosopher in Seven Dialogues [with] A New Theory of Vision; Containing an Apology for the Christian Religion, Against Those Who are Called Free-Thinkers

by Berkeley, George

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London: J. Tonson, 1732. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 2 vol. 8vo. [13], 2-350, [2]; [9], 2-358, [2] pp. Eighteenth-century calf with the twin gilt rules on each board, spines in six compartments with later red and green morocco labels lettered and ruled in gilt on each spine; all edges decoratively speckled. Bound with a later edition of Berkeley's Theory of Vision. Illustrated with two small woodcuts on the title pages, and several wood-cut initials, head and tailpieces. The Theory of Vision contains a few in-text diagrams. Contains one of the mispaginations in volume II but not the other. Honderich 89. Jessop 16a. Keynes 15. Mead 10. Written in colonial America, Berkeley's Alciphron is a vigorous defense of Christianity against the atheists, deists, and skeptics of his day. It elicited several responses from other theologians, and would help Berkeley shape his later views concerning philosophy of language. According to Honderich, "Berkeley is a most striking and even unique phenomenon in… Read More
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Alciphron: Or the Minute Philosopher in Seven Dialogues with A New Theory of Vision; Containing...

Alciphron: Or the Minute Philosopher in Seven Dialogues with A New Theory of Vision; Containing an Apology for the Christian Religion, Against Those Who are Called Free-Thinkers

by Berkeley, George

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London: J. Tonson, 1732. Second edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 2 vol. 8vo. [15], 2-356, [4]; [9], 2-351, [3] pp. Modern half brown calf over marbled paper boards, spine in six compartments with gilt lettering and gilt rules; new endpapers and pastedowns, brown topstain and red decorative speckling to fore-edge and bottom edge. Volume 1 missing the A4 blank (the blank leaf called for between the errata and the contents has been excised), otherwise both volumes collate complete. Keynes A17. A handsome set of two of Berkeley's principal works. Bindings are about Fine, contents Very Good+, leaves very clean with occasional light wear (Volume 1: bottom corner of L1 missing; Volume 2: the first three or so gatherings show minor loss at the front gutter).
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Alfred Tarski; Life and Logic

Alfred Tarski; Life and Logic

by Feferman, Anita Burdman; Feferman, Solomon

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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (2004), 2004. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. 8vo. [4], v-vi, 1-425, [1] pp. Blue cloth with dark blue lettering on the spine. Illustrated with several black and white photographs throughout. A thoughtful biography of the Polish logician and philosopher. A couple tiny pencil marginalia; jacket has light foxing to its reverse and two small wrinkles to its rear panel.
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Alienation

Alienation

by Schacht, Richard

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1970. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. [6], vii-lxv, [3], 286, [6] pp. Quarter light black cloth over darker black cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Price of $7.95 on the front flap of the dust jacket. With an introductory essay by Walter Kaufmann (Schacht's dissertation advisor). Inscribed by Schacht (to a man we presume is his brother), the inscription reads: "For Jim, with love. Dick Nov. 16, 1970". Jim Schacht has written his name and address on the free front endpaper. Alienation was Schacht's dissertation at Princeton University. Honderich 799-800. Schacht was famous for his scholarship on Nietzsche and his work on other Continental philosophers such as Hegel. He advocated for these philosophers and their work to be included and studied in the canon of Western philosophy. A fascinating association copy of Schacht's first published work. A Very Good book with minor warping to the boards and toning to the gutters; dust… Read More
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Alienation

Alienation

by Schacht, Richard

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1970. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. 8vo. [6], vii-lxv, [3], 286, [6] pp. Quarter light black cloth over darker black cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Price of $7.95 on the front flap of the dust jacket. With an introductory essay by Walter Kaufmann (Schacht's dissertation advisor). A review copy, with a review slip laid in. Alienation was Schacht's dissertation at Princeton University. Honderich 799-800. Schacht was famous for his scholarship on Nietzsche and his work on other Continental philosophers such as Hegel. He advocated for these philosophers and their work to be included and studied in the canon of Western philosophy. A lovely copy of Schacht's first published work. A Near Fine book with a few small spots of foxing to the textblock and the gutters; dust jacket is Very Good+ with very minor edge wear and a spot or two of foxing to the flaps.
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All Heaven in a Rage

All Heaven in a Rage

by Turner, E. S.

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New York: St. Martin's Press (1965), 1965. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. [6], 11-324 pp. Quarter orange cloth over grey paper boards with purple lettering on the spine; orange topstain. Price of $4.95 on front flap of jacket. With a few in-text black and white illustrations. A history of human treatment of animals. Very Good book with some minor damage to the fore-edge in a Very Good lightly edge-worn dust jacket with traces of rubbing and minor fading to the spine panel.
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The Anatomy of Neoplatonism
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The Anatomy of Neoplatonism

by Lloyd, A.C.

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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1990. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. [7], viii-ix, [2], 2-198 pp. Navy cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Blue endpapers and pastedowns. A new analysis of Neoplatonism and its principles. Jacket with a bit of toning and very light foxing to the top edges of its flaps.
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The Animal Liberation Movement; The Animal Liberation Movement: Its Philosophy, its Achievements,...

The Animal Liberation Movement; The Animal Liberation Movement: Its Philosophy, its Achievements, and its Future

by Singer, Peter

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[Croatia]: In the Spirit of Emma / Active Distribution (2019), 2019. Second edition. Pamphlet. Near Fine. 12mo. 14.5 c.m. x 10.25 c.m. Pamphlet. Staple-bound in green wrappers printed in black. Price of £1 on the rear wrapper. First published in 1985, Active Distribution reprinted this text citing its influence and inspiration on the current generation of animal rights activists. Peter Singer is considered to be one of the foundational thinkers in the modern animal rights movement.
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Anti-Realism and Logic; Truth as Eternal

Anti-Realism and Logic; Truth as Eternal

by Tennant, Neil

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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1987. First edition. Hardcover. Very near Fine/Fine. 8vo. [7], vi-xii, [3], 4-325, [5] pp. Bound in navy blue cloth with gold lettering and publisher's device on the spine, light blue endpapers and pastedowns. A volume in the long-running Clarendon Library of Logic and Philosophy series. In this monograph, Tennant motivates and develops intuitionistic relevance logic. A sharp example of this book, uncommon in the first edition.
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An Apology for the True Christian Divinity, being an Explanation and Vindication of the...
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An Apology for the True Christian Divinity, being an Explanation and Vindication of the Principles and Doctrines of the People Called Quakers

by Barclay, Robert

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Birmingham: John Baskerville, 1765. Eighth Edition (in English). Hardcover. Near Very Good. 4to. [9], iii-xiii, [1], 2-504, [16] pp. Contemporary calf boards with the spine in six compartments, gilt decorations on the spine and a later morocco label lettered in gilt on the spine. Bound without the errata leaf. The eighth edition in English, the first Baskerville edition. Gaskell 30. Oxford DNB, Gordon DesBrisay, "Barclay, Robert, of Ury (1648-1690)". First published in English 1678, Barclay's work has remained a cornerstone text in Quaker theology and history. Barclay lived through the persecution of Quakers in Scotland, and spent time in prison for his beliefs. He viewed his writings as necessary to winning sympathy for the Quakers from politicians and royalty. His impact on the sect is noted as "disproportionate". Historical sources call him a "charismatic speaker" and a "gifted controversialist". Barclay was a significant organizer of the Quaker movement, and helped to spread the word about the… Read More
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Approaches to a Philosophical Biology

Approaches to a Philosophical Biology

by Grene, Marjorie

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New York: Basic Books [1968], 1968. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. [5], vi-vii, [5], 3-295, [7] pp. Bound in maroon cloth with bronze lettering on the spine, red-orange topstain. Price of $6.95 on front jacket flap. A nice copy of Grene's overview of five European philosopher-scientists and their thoughts on the conceptual foundations of biology. Very Good with some minor wear and a few areas of minor discoloration to the edges of the boards in a Very Good or better dust jacket with a small tear to the top of the front panel and a tiny crease to the front flap.
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Aristotelis de Rhetorica [= Aristotle on Rhetoric]; Libri Tres as Fidem Manuscriptorum
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Aristotelis de Rhetorica [= Aristotle on Rhetoric]; Libri Tres as Fidem Manuscriptorum

by Aristotle

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Oxonii [= Oxford]: E Typographeo Academico [= University Press], 1833. Later edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. [3], 2-239, [1] pp. Contemporary half calf over blue cloth with the spine in six compartments, black morocco label lettered in gold on the spine, spine with gilt decorations; all edges decoratively speckled. Preface and title page in Latin, text in Greek. Published by the Oxford University Press specifically for use in the college classroom. It appears that this edition was issued with several blank leaves on which the student using the book could take notes. Our copy has copious manuscript notes from the late 1830's on these pages. The student signed his name on the free front endpaper: James Glencross, Balliol College, 1837. Balliol college was a powerhouse of Greek and Latin language learning, with Benjamin Jowett having taught there. This is a fascinating example of nineteenth century ancient language education, with copious evidence of how a student would interact with an… Read More
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Aristotle on Memory

Aristotle on Memory

by Aristotle; Sorabji, Richard

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[London]: Duckworth (1972), 1972. First UK edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/very near Fine. 8vo. [6], vii-x, 1-122 pp. Teal cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Price of £3.25 net on the front flap of the dust jacket. Illustrated with a frontispiece (detail from Firenze's "The Wisdom of Thomas Aquinas" showing Aristotle and Cicero) and with one full-page illustration from Romberch's Congestorium Artificiosae Memoriae. Slater 907. A translation into English of Aristotle's De Memoria intended for philosophers along with interpretive commentary, notes, and essays on memory and mnemonic techniques. Light rubbing to the cloth and a private person's stamp on the free front endpaper.
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Aristotle on Memory

Aristotle on Memory

by Sorabji, Richard

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Providence, RI: Brown University Press (1972), 1972. First American edition. Hardcover. Very near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. [6], vii-x,1-122 pp. Bound in aqua-green cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Illustrated by a frontispiece and a full-page illustration. With an introduction, notes, and translation into English by Sorabji. Slater 907. Aristotle's treatise on memory, De Memoria. Very near Fine in a Near Fine price-clipped dust jacket with some mild toning to the flaps.
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