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Fashion Statements: On Style, Appearance, and Reality

by Scap, Ron; Seitz, Brian (editors)

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2010
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9780230105423
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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. This is a collection of diverse essays by philosophers and other observers of the meanings of fashion (white laminated pictorial cover with black lettering; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment from a reliable independent bookstore). First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/No Jacket.… Read more
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The Politics and Pleasures of Consuming Differently (Consumption and Public Life)

by Soper, Kate; Ryle, Martin; Thomas, Lyn (editors)

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2009
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9780230537286
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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. This is a collection of diverse essays on consumer culture in the context of concerns and conflicts over the effect of affluence on the environment and the lives of individuals in consumer society; this critique of consumerism is based on the concept of alternative hedonism, the pursuit of other pleasures (orange laminated… Read more
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The Philosophy of Economics: An Anthology

by Hausman, Daniel M.

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2008
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Third Edition
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9780521709842
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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Cambridge University Press, 2008. This is the third edition of an anthology of classic and contemporary essays on the methodology of economics which constitutes an introduction to the subject (black covers with white lettering, lower right front corner slightly creased; otherwise a bright, clean, tight, unmarked copy; in stock & available for immediate shipment from… Read more
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Marx Analysed: Philosophical Essays on the Thought of Karl Marx

by Panichas, George E. (editor)

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1985
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9780819144119
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Lanham, MD, U.S.A.: University Press of America, 1985. This collection of essays represents an attempt to subject Marx's thought to critical analysis and to evaluate its relevance to the concerns of contemporary analytic philosophy: contributors include G. A. Cohen, William Shaw, John Elliott, George Panichas, Allen Wood, Ziyad Husami, Gary Young, and Allen Buchanan (blue covers with white lettering; a… Read more
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Responsibility and Atonement

by Swinburne, Richard

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1991
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9780198248491
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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Oxford University Press, 1991. This book is based on the author's lectures at the University of Birmingham in 1987; the first part is an account of how moral concepts apply to humans in their dealings with each other; the second part applies the results of the first part to reach conclusions about which versions of… Read more
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The Science of Knowledge: With the First and Second Introductions (Texts in German Philosophy)

by Fichte, J. G.; Peter Heath & John Lachs (editors & translators)

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1984
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9780521270502
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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Cambridge University Press, 1984. This is the firrst modern English translation of Fichte's best known philosophical work, originally published in 1794 as Wissenschaftslehre; includes a preface by the editors and Fichte's two introductions of 1797 (front cover has a creased corner, spine has a small scrape & crease; otherwise a bright, clean, tight, unmarked copy;… Read more
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Hegel's Ontology and the Theory of Historicity (Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought)

by Marcuse, Herbert; Benhabib, Seyla (translator)

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1987
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9780262631259
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Cambridge, MA, U.S.A.: MIT Press, 1987. Originally published in Frankfurt in 1932, this is the first English translation of one of Marcuse's most important philosophical works, a study of Hegel's ontology from a Heideggerian or phenomenological perspective; includes a substantial introduction by the translator (green covers with white lettering; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock… Read more
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Chinese Tales: Zhuangzi : Sayings and Parables and Chinese Ghost and Love Stories

by Buber, Martin; Page, Alex (translator)

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1991
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9780391036987
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Atlantic Highland, NJ, U.S.A.: Humanities Press International, 1991. First published individually in German in 1910 and 1911 by Martin Buber, this book includes two famous Chinese classics; the first, Zhuangzi, is followed by an essay by Buber in which he provides a summary of Daoistic teachings; the selections from Zhuangzi he included were intended to illustrate the ideas set forth… Read more
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Continuants: Their Activity, Their Being, and Their Identity: Twelve Essays

by Wiggins, David

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2018
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First Edition
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9780198716624
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Oxford, England, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 2018. This is a selection of the author's essays written over the previous four and a half decades on the topics of substance and identity; includes a complete bibliography of the author's writings published between 1964 and 2016 (black covers with gold lettering on spine; blue dust jacket with black & white lettering; a… Read more
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Materialism and Empirio-Criticism: Critical Comments on a Reactionary Philosophy

by Lenin, V. I.

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1977
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Fourth Edition
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Moscow, Russia: Progress Publishers, 1977. First published in 1947, this is the third printing in 1977 of the fourth revised edition of 1964 of Lenin's defence of dialectical materialism; includes Lenin's prefaces to the first and second editions of 1908 and 1920 and frontispiece portrait of Lenin (gray textured cloth with gold lettering on front & spine; a bright, clean,… Read more
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Hobbes: Studies

by Brown, K. C. (editor)

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1965
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Oxford, England, U.K.: Basil Blackwell, 1965. This is a collection of essays that reflect the renewed interest in and debate on the writings of Thomas Hobbes during the post-war period; contributers include Leo Strauss, Stuart Brown, A. E. Taylor, John Plamenatz, Howard Warrender, J. R. Pennock, A. G. Wernham, Willis Glover, C. B. Macpherson, Keith Thomas, J. W. N. Watkins,… Read more
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Sidgwick's Ethics and Victorian Moral Philosophy

by Schneewind, J. B.

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9780198245520
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Oxford, England, U.K.: Oxford University Press This is an historical and critical study of Henry Sidgwick's Methods of Ethics, published in 1874, a systematic treatise on moral philosophy which brought together the ethical views of different schools of thought that preceded it and created the prototype of the modern treatment of moral philosophy (black cloth with gold lettering has slightly… Read more
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The Ethics of F. A. Hayek

by Walker, Graham

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1986
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9780819152510
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Latham, MD, U.S.A.: University Press of America, 1986. This is a study of Hayek's ethical concepts which explores the intellectual background of these views and elaborates some of the interpretive issues raised by his ethics; it considers Hayek in terms of the political and economic liberalism of which he is a prominent proponent (purple cover with white & blue… Read more
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Fichte: Early Philosophical Writings

by Fichte,Johann Gottlieb; Breazeale, Daniel (editor & translator)

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1988
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9780801417795
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Ithaca, NY, U.S.A.: Cornell University Press, 1988. This volume consists of English translations of selections from the works of one of the most important figures of German idealism; all of the selections were written between 1794 and 1799, the period when Fichte was professor of philosophy at the University of Jena and are concerned with elucidating the early… Read more
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Encounters and Dialogues with Martin Heidegger, 1929-1976

by Petzet, Heinrich Wiegand; Parvis Emad & Kenneth Maly (translators)

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1993
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9780226664415
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Chicago, IL, U.S.A.: University of Chicago Press, 1993. Originally published in German in 1983, this is an intellectual portrait of one of the most important 20th century philosophers by an art historian and literary critic who describes his friendship and encounters with Heidegger from 1929 until 1976 as well as Heidegger's relationships with many of his contemporaries; includes an introduction… Read more
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Moral Relativity

by Wrong, David B.

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1986
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9780520049772
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Berkeley, CA, U.S.A.: University of California Press, 1986. In this book the author defends a theory based on the claim that there is no single true morality and argues that this theory provides the best explanation of moral experience (blue cover with white & black lettering has small white sticker on back; otherwise a bright clean, tight copy in nearly… Read more
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Analogy and Philosophical Language,

by Burrell, David

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1973
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9780300015676
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New Haven, CT, U.S.A.: Yale University Press, 1973. In this book the author begins with the premise that philosophy is activity rather than doctrine and uses analogy as a test case for rethinking many traditional philosophical issues; he views the classical literature on analogy from a contemporary perspective, focusing on four major classical philosophers: Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas, and Scotus; he… Read more
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Lectures on Kant's Political Philosophy

by Arendt, Hannah: Beiner, Ronald (editor)

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1982
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9780226025940
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Chicago, IL, U.S.A.: University of Chicago Press, 1982. Arendt lived to complete only the first two of three parts of her last major work, The Life of the Mind, conveived as parallel to the three Critiques of Immanuel Kant; this volume brings together her notes for lectures on Kant's third Critique of Judgment, an exposition of Kan't aesthetic and political… Read more
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Wittgenstein's Lectures on the Foundations of Mathematics: Cambridge, 1939

by Wittgenstein, Ludwig; Diamond, Cora (editor)

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1976
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9780801409592
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Ithaca, NY, U.S.A.: Cornell University Press, 1976. This volume includes 31 lectures delivered by Wittgenstein at Cambridge University in 1939; reliable versions of the lectures were constructed by the editor from the notes of four of his students, R. G. Bosanquet, Norman Malcolm, Rush Rhees, and Yorick Smythies; in the first term Wittgenstein examined the relationship between mathematics and its… Read more
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On the Future of Our Educational Institutions; Homer and Classical Philology (The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche, Volume 3)

by Nietzsche, Friedrich; Kennedy, J. M. (translator); Levy, Oscar (editor)

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1964
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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Russell & Russell, 1964. This volume includes two works: On the Future of our Educational Institutions consists of five lectures delivered by Nietzsche as Professor of Classical Philology at Bale Unniversity which express his criticism of German education for its neglect of culture; Homer and Classical Philology was his inaugural address at Bale University which… Read more
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