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Defining Science: William Whewell, Natural Knowledge and Public Debate in Early Victorian Britain (Ideas in Context)
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Defining Science: William Whewell, Natural Knowledge and Public Debate in Early Victorian Britain (Ideas in Context)

By Yeo, Richard

USA: Cambridge University Press. Hardcover. 0521431824 280 pages. References. Index. "William Whewell is now recognized as the first systematic writer on the history and philosophy of science. This book shows how he engaged in metascientific criticism in the early Victorian period, when the social and intellectual status of science and scientists were still matters of contention." Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A high-quality copy. . Very Good. 1993. First Edition.

$69.95

Fusul al-Madani: Aphorisms of the Statesman - University of Cambridge Oriental Publications No. 5
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Fusul al-Madani: Aphorisms of the Statesman - University of Cambridge Oriental Publications No. 5

By al-Farabi, Abu Nasr Mohammad Ibn al-Farakh; Dunlop, D[ouglas] M[orton] [Editor]

England: Cambridge - at the University Press. Hardcover. [6], 208 pages. Includes: Introduction; Analysis of Contents; English Translation; Notes to the English Translation; English Index; Arabic Text; Arabic Index; Variants and Readings in the Hebrew Version. Errata slip tipped in at Table of Contents. Tight and square. Prior owner's name atop front free endpaper otherwise contents clean, bright and unmarked. Light wear to publisher's air force blue cloth. Dust jacket not included. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1961. First Edition.

$1500.00

Planned Chaos
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Planned Chaos

By Von Mises, Ludwig; Read, Leonard E. [Foreword]

Irvington-on-Hudson, New York: The Foundation for Economic Education, Inc.. Hardcover. 90 pages. "Communist plotters, in the United States as elsewhere, are preparing for the conquest of political power. The discerning student, however, should consider how interventionism, under various enticing labels, is setting the stage for the final overthrow of the voluntary society, the market economy and constitutional government. [This work], by a world-famous expert, will prove a valuable aid to understanding in this field. It will help to explain the errors of those who believe a system based on individual freedom can be 'mixed' with socialism." - Foreword. Details of prior owners handwrittten in ink upon toned front endpaper otherwise contents clean and unmarked. Binding tight. Average wear to publisher's green cloth. Above-average wear to price-clipped dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. Greaves & McGee B-14. . Good. 1947. First English Edition.

$1500.00

The Constitution of Liberty
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The Constitution of Liberty

By Hayek, F[riedrich] A[ugust] Von

USA: The University of Chicago Press/Phoenix Books. Hardcover. First printing. x, 570 pages. Extensive footnotes. Index of authors quoted. Index of subjects. "A thorough exposition of a social philosophy which ranges from ethics and anthropology through jurisprudence and the history of ideas to the economics of the modern welfare state." - dust jacket. A National Review panel ranked this work the ninth best non-fiction book of the twentieth century. Date of Hayek's passing inked atop front free endpaper. Two tiny ink marks to footnote on page 475. Occasional nearly imperceptible pencil erasures to first quarter of book. Dust soiling to top edge otherwise book quite clean with light wear. Binding sound. Moderate wear to dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. Cody & Ostrem B-12, Pressman p.180. . Very Good. 1960. First Edition.

$1500.00

Law, Legislation and Liberty: Rules and Order v. 1: A New Statement of the Liberal Principles of Justice and Political Economy (His Law, legislation and liberty)
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Law, Legislation and Liberty: Rules and Order v. 1: A New Statement of the Liberal Principles of Justice and Political Economy (His Law, legislation and liberty)

By Hayek, F. A.

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Books. Hardcover. 0710076444 184 pages. Index. Footnotes. "A new statement of the liberal principles of justice and political economy." - subtitle. "Deals with the basic conceptions necessary for a critical analysis of prevailing theories of justice and of the conditions which a constitution securing personal liberty would have to satisfy." - from dust jacket. Light wear to unmarked book. Binding tight. Moderate wear to complete dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodaft. A sound copy. [Bibliographic reference: Machlup B-15] . Good. 1977. Reprint.

$350.00

JUNG ANALYT PSYCHOLOGY (Garland reference library of social science ; v. 38)
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JUNG ANALYT PSYCHOLOGY (Garland reference library of social science ; v. 38)

By Vincie

Scholarly Title. Hardcover. 0824098749 297 pages. Author Index. Subject Index. "Offers the first complete international biography of material related to both C.G. Jung and the Jungian school of thought. Entries in all major European languages cover subjects ranging from psychology to philosophy, religion to myth, literary criticism to aesthetics." - from Introduction. Moderate wear. Usual library markings. Binding tight. A sound copy of this important reference. . Good. 1977. First Edition.

$199.95

Friendship, Love and Beauty: An Interpretation
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Friendship, Love and Beauty: An Interpretation

By Hall, Manly P.

Los Angeles: Philosophical Research Society. Paperback. 0893143014 61 pages. Reprint of the 1967 first edition. Prior owner's details atop title page. Erasures to top of front cover. Somewhat above-average wear and soiling with markings primarily to the first half of book. A worthy reading copy. . Fair. 1976. Second Printing.

$49.95

Life is Fair: The Law of Cause and Effect
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Life is Fair: The Law of Cause and Effect

By Hines, Brian.

India: Radha Soami Satsang Beas:. Hardcover. 8182560128 xii, 246 pages. Footnotes. Black and white illustrations. "Asks the reader to open his or her mind to consider what may be for some a new perspective - a universal, spiritual view of life that sits comfortably with a scientific approach." - from page ix. Unmarked with moderate wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. . Good. 2001. Second Printing.

$49.95

The Poverty of Historicism

By Popper, Karl R.

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. Hardcover. B0006DIY2W Initialled (K.R.P.) and briefly inscribed atop front free endpaper by Popper to Harry Kidd in year of publication, when Kidd was Secretary of the London School of Economics where Popper taught. xiv, 166 pages. Index. "Puts paid to all attempts at futurology by pointing out that the future depends on new knowledge which by definition we do not have today." - Samuel Brittan, The Week. "Exposes 'historicism' with such force and precision, and makes so clear its incompatability with any kind of scientific empiricism, that there is no further excuse for confusing these two." - Isaiah Berlin. Popper was "One of the most influential thinkers of the 20th century." - The Daily Telegraph. Quarter-inch incidental mark to page 20, otherwise contents clean and unmarked. Minor cant to spine. Modest loss to dust jacket at corners. A quality signed copy of this momentous work. . Good. 1957. First English Edition.

$7900.00

Self-Unfoldment: The Practical Application of Moral Principles to the Living of a Life
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Self-Unfoldment: The Practical Application of Moral Principles to the Living of a Life

By Richardson, J.E.

USA: The Great School of Natural Science. Hardcover. B001HDXWC2 252 pages. "Addressed to the progressive intelligence of the age." - from dust jacket. Unmarked with average wear. Binding tight. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1929. Revised Edition.

$199.95

A Commentary Upon the Quiet Way
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A Commentary Upon the Quiet Way

By Hall, Manly Palmer

Los Angeles: The Philosophical Research Society, Inc.. Paperback. B001KUSETS 48 pages. "Reflections on 'The Quiet Way' tract, attributed to a saintly recluse who took the religious name Wen Ch'ang, who flourished during the Tang dynasty." - pg. 3. Prior owner's stamp atop title page. Considerable marginalia and underlining in pencil and ink. Somewhat above-average wear. A worthy vintage copy. . Fair. 1955. Fourth Edition.

$49.95

Die Irrtumer Des Konstruktivismus Und Die Grundlagen Legitimer Kritik Gesellschaftlicher Gebilde
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Die Irrtumer Des Konstruktivismus Und Die Grundlagen Legitimer Kritik Gesellschaftlicher Gebilde

By Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Signed)

Munchen: Wilhelm Fink Verlag. Paperback. B0000BRI8T Briefly inscribed and initialed (F.A.H.) by Hayek atop title page. 34, [2] ads, pages. Text in German. "Vortrag gehalten bei Antritt einer Gastprofessur an der Paris-Lodron Universitat Salzburg am 27. Januar 1970" - subtitle. Prof. Hayek's printed mailing address taped to lower half of title page. Unmarked with light wear. Moderate soiling to back cover. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1970. First Edition.

$1500.00

John Locke and the Origins of Private Property: Philosophical Explorations of Individualism, Community, and Equality
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John Locke and the Origins of Private Property: Philosophical Explorations of Individualism, Community, and Equality

By Kramer, Matthew H.

Great Britain: Cambridge University Press. Hardcover. 0521584124 xiii, 347 pages. Citational appendix. Index. "Offers an extensive critique of Locke's labor theory and investigates the consequences of its downfall. Advances a powerful challenge to Locke's image as an individualist. Concludes that Locke's political vision was in fact profoundly communitarian." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Appears unread. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A superb copy. . Fine. 1997. First Edition.

$99.95

Tsawalk: A Nuu-chah-nulth Worldview
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Tsawalk: A Nuu-chah-nulth Worldview

By Atleo, Umeek E. Richard

Canada: UBC Press. Hardcover. 077481084X pp. xx, (2), 146. Index. Bibliography. Footnotes. "Develops a theory of 'Tsawalk,' meaning 'one,' that views the nature of existence as an integrated and orderly whole, and thereby recognizes the intrinsic relationship between the physical and spiritual realms." - from back board. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Binding intact. A worthy reading copy. . Fair. 2004. First Edition.

$49.95

Reflections: Sharing thoughts one-on-one
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Reflections: Sharing thoughts one-on-one

By O'Hanlon, Alvin M

U.S.A.: Phoenix Press. Hardcover. 0961689803 213 pages. Signed by author inside front board. O'Hanlon shares thoughts he has used to guide his life as he has encountered new situations, and dedicates the book to every person who is hurting. Book clean, bright and unmarked. Moderate wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1986. First Edition.

$79.95

RABBI SCHNEUR ZALMAN'S PHILOSOPHY OF CHABAD: VOL. II.
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RABBI SCHNEUR ZALMAN'S PHILOSOPHY OF CHABAD: VOL. II.

Brooklyn, NY: Kehot Publication Society. Hardcover. B003JOHKTI 255 pages. Index. List of selected readings from Likutei Amarim (Tanya). "Presents, for the first time in English, a general, though necessarily concise, outline of Rabbi Schneur Zalman's philosophical system, known as Chabad. This is the second part of a trilogy on the founder of Chabad, the first being a comprehensive biography of the Rabbi." - from dust jacket. Contents include: The Human Personality; The Cosmic Entity; Ends and Means; and The Fulfillment. Somewhat above-average but not excessive wear. Binding tight. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A worthy reference copy. . Fair. 1973. First English Edition.

$149.95

Transcript From Deep Trance-Lecture: Complete Set in 14 (Fourteen) Booklets
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Transcript From Deep Trance-Lecture: Complete Set in 14 (Fourteen) Booklets

By Probert, Mark; Shi'ite, E. Yada Di

USA: The Inner Circle Kethra E'Da Foundation, Inc.. Paperback. Undated but possibly circa 1960. Includes booklets titled: The Beginning of Matter; Sensory Impressions; The Human Being as a Center; The Human Personality; It is Dangerous to Be Born; Masters and Their Association with Students; The Path; The Origin of Matter; The Long Way Around; Healing; Man's Adventure Into Space; Where Do We Go From Here?; Psycho-Somatics; Meditation - States of Consciousness. Probert was an American trance medium and mental medium who acted as a channel of the Inner Circle. This set was carefully studied by its prior owner who carefully wrote the details of each booklet atop front cover, again atop first page, then added regular light pencil markings and annotations to contents. Average wear. A sound copy of this fascinating set. . Good. 1985. First Edition.

$299.95

Law, Legislation and Liberty: The Political Order of a Free People v. 3: A New Statement of the Liberal Principles of Justice and Political Economy
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Law, Legislation and Liberty: The Political Order of a Free People v. 3: A New Statement of the Liberal Principles of Justice and Political Economy

By Hayek, F. A.

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd.. Hardcover. 0710001258 244 pages. Subject and author indexes for all three volumes. "Contains the clearest and most uncompromising exposition of Professor Hayek's political philosopy yet published, in which he analyses and discards modern sociobiological theories of morality and social conduct, demonstrating that man's behaviour pattern has been determined more by custom than by the exercise of reason, and that mind and culture therefore developed concurrently and not successively." - dust jacket. Minimal light pencil marginalia to contents. Moderate wear to book. Binding tight. Spine sunning and average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. . Good. 1979. First Edition.

$950.00

T'ai-Shang Kan-Ying P'ien: Treatise of the Exalted One on Response and Retribution
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T'ai-Shang Kan-Ying P'ien: Treatise of the Exalted One on Response and Retribution

By Carus, Dr. Paul; Suzuki, Teitaro

USA: The Open Court Publishing Company. Hardcover. 139 pages. Index. Contains introduction, Chinese text, verbatim translation, translation, explanatory notes and moral tales. - subtitle. With sixteen black and white plates by Chinese artists and frontispiece. Reprint of the 1906 edition. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. Handsomely decorated boards. Small sticker blemish inside back board. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1950. Reprint.

$69.95

Charles Fourier`s The Phalanx or Journal of Social Science Devoted to the Cause of Association or a Social Reform and the Elevation of the Human Race, etc.
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Charles Fourier`s The Phalanx or Journal of Social Science Devoted to the Cause of Association or a Social Reform and the Elevation of the Human Race, etc.

By Fourier, Charles.

New York: Burt Franklin. Hardcover. B000IU17FO 356 pages. Bound reprint of numbers 1-23, originally printed October 5, 1843 through May 28, 1845. "The 'Phalanx' will explain the system of universal Association or principles of a new Organization of Society, discovered by Charles Fourier, in regard both to practical details and universal theory, and will enter into an exposition of the higher and more scientific parts of Fourier's discoveries, which have not hitherto been made known in this country, or published to any extent in English." - from page 3. Clean with light wear. Binding tight. Bookplate inside front board. Bit of writing upon front free endpaper. A quality copy. . Very Good. 1967. Reprint.

$199.95

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