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The End of Faith Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason
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The End of Faith Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason

By Harris, Sam

New York: W.W. Norton & Company (2004), 2004. First printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 336 pp. Price of $24.95 on front flap of jacket.

$75.00

Selected Writings of Francis Bacon
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Selected Writings of Francis Bacon

By Bacon, Francis Sir

New York: The Modern Library (1955), 1955. First edition thus. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 604 pp. With an introduction and notes by Hugh G. Dick. The first Modern Library edition. Toledano 256.2. A Near Fine book with a tiny ink smudge on page xxi and offsetting to the gutters; price-clipped dust jacket is Very Good with a few traces of edge wear.

$50.00

Theory of Self-Reproducing Automata
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Theory of Self-Reproducing Automata

By Von Neumann, John

Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press [1966], 1966. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good. 388 pp. Price of $10.00 on front flap of dust jacket, and the British price of 75 s. on the bottom of the front flap of the dust jacket. Edited and completed by Arthur W. Burks. Von Neumann made important contributions to set theory, game theory, and to many other branches of mathematics. In this book, he describes the logical design of a universal constructor, a machine capable of self-replication. A profound consequence of this result is that the complex evolution observed in living organisms could, in principle, be replicated by machines. A presentable copy of a landmark book that is uncommon and quite difficult to find in collectible condition. A Very Good+ book with foxing to the textblock and a moderate lean in a Very Good dust jacket with a few hints of rubbing and fading to the spine panel and foxing to the reverse of the jacket.

$1000.00

Philosophical Foundations of Physics
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Philosophical Foundations of Physics

By Carnap, Rudolf

New York: Basic Books, Inc. Publishers [1966], 1966. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 300 pp. Price of $6.50 on front flap of dust jacket. A Near Fine book with mild fading to the edges of the boards and to the spine and a small abrasion to the front pastedown in a Near Fine dust jacket with a few hints of edge wear and mild age toning to the top edges of the flaps.

$75.00

Meaning and the Moral Sciences
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Meaning and the Moral Sciences

By Putnam, Hilary

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1978. First printing. Hardcover. Very near Fine/very near Fine. 145 pp. Price of '£4.95 net' printed on front flap of dust jacket. Contains the John Locke lectures delivered by Putnam at Oxford in 1976 along with three additional papers. A sharp copy.

$75.00

Resistance, Rebellion, and Death
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Resistance, Rebellion, and Death

By Camus, Albert

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. 272 pp. Quarter bound in maroon cloth over light blue paper-covered boards with gold lettering on the spine and a light blue topstain. First printing of the first American edition. Price of $4.00 on front flap of jacket. Translated by Justin O'Brien. Very Good book with offsetting to the front pastedown and free front endpaper, previous owner's blind stamp on the title page, and a bit of mild fading to the topstain in a Near Fine dust jacket with a few spots of foxing and age toning to the rear panel.

$50.00

The God Delusion
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The God Delusion

By Dawkins, Richard

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2006. First printing. Hardcover. Very near Fine/very near Fine. 406 pp. Price of $27.00 on front flap of dustjacket. The first printing of the first edition. A very attractive copy of one of Dawkin's most popular books.

$60.00

Naming and Necessity
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Naming and Necessity

By Kripke, Saul

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1980. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. 172 pp. Includes a new preface by the author, addenda, and an index. First edition thus, the first separate publication of Kripke's seminal work in metaphysics and the philosophy of language. Near Fine book with initials and a blind stamp on free front endpaper in a price-clipped but otherwise very near Fine dust jacket.

$200.00

Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
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Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

By Wittgenstein, Ludwig

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1933. Second edition. Hardcover. Very Good+. 189 pp. Translated by C. K. Ogden (signing his note C.K.O.) with assistance from Frank Ramsey and uncredited assistance from G.E. Moore and Wittgenstein himself (original German text on the versos, English translation on the rectos). Introduction by Bertrand Russell. First printing of the Second American Edition. The only book published by Wittgenstein during his lifetime, this is one of two landmark works (the other being Philosophical Investigations) by one of the most brilliant and influential philosophers of the twentieth century. Slight lean with faint remnant of previous owner's stamp on the front pastedown and a bit of light wear to the extremities, lacking the dust jacket.

$375.00

In the Mesh; A Scenario
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In the Mesh; A Scenario

By Sartre, Jean-Paul

London: Andrew Dakers Limited [1954], 1954. First British Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 128 pp. Price of 9s. net on front flap of jacket. A Near Fine book with some age toning to the textblock and mild offsetting to the endpapers in a Very Good dust jacket with a few traces of edge wear, a faded spine, and a small tear to the rear panel.

$50.00

Science, Liberty and Peace
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Science, Liberty and Peace

By Huxley, Aldous

New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1946. First American edition. Hardcover. Very near Fine/very near Fine. 85 pp. Price of $1.00 on front flap of dust jacket. In this essay, Huxley advocates for a decentralized society, warning of the dangers of a centralized media and government, predictions and warnings that are still relevant today. A beautiful copy.

$75.00

Derivation and Counterexample; An Introduction to Philosophical Logic
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Derivation and Counterexample; An Introduction to Philosophical Logic

By Lambert, Karel; van Frassen, Bas C.

Encino, California: Dickenson Publishing Company, Inc. [1972], 1972. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. 227 pp. Includes an index and diagrams throughout. Lacks the dustjacket. A Very Good book with highlighting throughout, minor spots of discoloration on the rear panel, and a previous owner's name on the free front endpaper.

$15.00

Kinds of Minds; Toward an Understanding of Consciousness
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Kinds of Minds; Toward an Understanding of Consciousness

By Dennett, Daniel C.

New York: BasicBooks [1996], 1996. First printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 184 pp. Price of $20.00 on front flap of jacket.

$40.00

Logic of Statistical Inference
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Logic of Statistical Inference

By Hacking, Ian

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1965. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good+. 232 pp. Price of $7.50 pm front flap of jacket. A Very Good book with some underlining throughout the text with a name on the front pastedown and a few tiny spots of discoloration to the textblock in a Very Good+ dust jacket with traces of edge wear on the rear panel and two small spots of discoloration on the rear panel of the jacket.

$75.00

Norm and Action; A Logical Enquiry
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Norm and Action; A Logical Enquiry

By Von Wright, Georg Henrik

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul (1963), 1963. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Very Good. 214 pp. Edited by A.J. Ayer. One of the major works by a key figure in the development of deontic logic. A Near Fine book with a name written on the free front endpaper in a near Very Good, price-clipped dust jacket with traces of edge wear and a chip to the rear panel.

$75.00

Philosophical Papers: Volume I.
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Philosophical Papers: Volume I.

By Lewis, David K.

New York: Oxford University Press, 1983. First printing. Hardcover. Very near Fine/very near Fine. 285 pp. A magnificent collection of papers by one of the greatest philosophers of the 20th century. A Very near Fine book in a like dust jacket with some minor edge wear and a tiny nick to the front panel.

$300.00

Essays in Jurisprudence and Philosophy
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Essays in Jurisprudence and Philosophy

By Hart, H. L. A.

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1983. First printing. Hardcover. Very near Fine/Near Fine. 396 pp. Widely regarded as the foremost legal philosopher of the 20th century, Hart used the methods of analytic philosophy (especially insights from work in the philosophy of language) to examine important problems of legal theory. An attractive copy of Hart's final work. A Very near Fine book with a tiny red checkmark on the free front endpaper in a Near Fine dust jacket with moderate fading to the spine panel and two tiny hints of edge wear.

$150.00

Laches, Protagoras, Meno, Euthydemus
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Laches, Protagoras, Meno, Euthydemus

By Plato

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press [1977], 1977. Reprint. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 505 pp. Translated into English by W. R. M. Lamb. Number 165 in the Loeb Classical Library. Includes the original publisher's price stamped on the free front endpaper. Book shows moderate age toning to the page block, else Very near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket with a few hints of wear to the extremities.

$25.00

Philosophical Investigations
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Philosophical Investigations

By Wittgenstein, Ludwig

Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1968. Third edition. Hardcover. Near Very Good/Very Good. 272 pp. Price sticker of £3.00 on front flap of jacket. Bound in black cloth with a tan dustwrapper. Translated by G.E.M. Anscombe. A near Very Good book with considerable foxing to the textblock and to the title page with moderately warped boards in a Very Good jacket with a few traces of edge wear and a tiny spot of discoloration to the front panel.

$75.00

Time and Modality; Being the John Locke Lectures for 1955-6 delivered in the University of Oxford
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Time and Modality; Being the John Locke Lectures for 1955-6 delivered in the University of Oxford

By Prior, A.N.

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1957. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 148 pp. Includes appendices and an index. A Very Good book with moderate foxing to the page block along with faint age toning to the gutters and a previous owner's name written on the free front endpaper in a like dust jacket with the front flap clipped and a price sticker attached to the front flap, along with mild foxing.

$100.00

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