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The Courage to Be (The Terry Lectures Series)

by Paul Tillich

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September 10, 1959
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9780300002416
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This book is concerned with anxiety and its conquest. It is also concerned with the meaning of 'courage' in the history of Western thought and with its roots in the ground or reality. 198 pages.
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Ecstasy: A study of some secular and religious experiences.

by Marghanita Laski

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1961
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Condition: clean copy. Content: From analysis of questionnaire material and from literary and religious texts the author draws criteria for the range of experiences she is counting as ecstatic. Having stated her reasons for treating experience from the groups as significantly similar, she proceeds to examine them in the light of the general information they can provide, the circumstances tending to… Read more
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Conceptual Revolutions

by Paul Thagard

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1992
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9780691087450
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Condition: clean copy. Content: The author draws on history and philosophy of science, cognitive psychology, and the field of artificial intelligence to develop a theory of conceptual change capable of accounting for all major scientific revolutions. 286 pages, references , index.
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How to Live:

by Sarah Bakewell

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2011-02-07
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9780099485155
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This biography of Montaigne relates the story of his life by way of the questions he posed and the answers he explored. 388 pages, notes, sources, list of illustrations, index.
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Mencius

by David Hinton, translator

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August 1, 1999
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9781582430201
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This ancient text records the teachings of Mencius [4th century BCE], China's 'ya sheng,' or second originary sage... Mencius invested the humanist Confucian vision with its inner dimensions by recognizing that the individual is an integral part of a self-generating and harmonious cosmos. Writing in a chaotic and war-ravaged time, he advocated a virtual democracy in which… Read more
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This volume offers a representative selection from Bryan Van Norden's acclaimed translation of the full work, including the most frequently studies passages and covering all of the work's major themes. An appendix of selections from the classic commentary of Zhu Xi - one of the most influential and insightful interpreters of Confucianism - keyed to relevant passages,… Read more
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Condition: clean copy. Content: A hundred years after William James delivered the celebrated lectures that became 'The Varieties of Religious Experience,' one of the foremost thinkers in the English speaking world returns to the questions posed in James's masterpiece to clarify the circumstances and conditions of religion in our day. An elegant mix of the philosophy and sociology of religion, the… Read more
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Purity and Danger

by Mary Douglas

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September 6, 1984
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9780415066082
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Condition: clean copy. Content: [the author] continually makes points which illuminate matters in the philosophy of religion and the philosophy of science and helps to show the rest of us jus why and how anthropology has become a fundamental intellectual discipline.' -Alasdair MacIntyre, 'New Society' 194 pages, bibliography, index.
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condition: clean copy. Content: "An excellent translation of one of the truly great philosophical texts in world literature. Van Norden also provides an invaluable runnint philosophical commentary drawing primarily from Zhu Xi's tremendously influential reading of the text. -Michael Puett, Harvard University. 208 pages, English-Chinese glossary.
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Condition: clean copy. Content: The author examines the original composition of China's oldest books, the 'Class of Change', the 'Venerated Documents,' and the 'Classic of Poetry,'. by Describing the original contexts in which these books were written and what they meant to their original authors and readers, this work sheds light on both the degree to which Chinese culture already was… Read more
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Creating Consciousness

by Albert Low

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June 1, 2002
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9781883991395
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This is a discussion of the philosophical, religious, and scientific problem of consciousness in relation to evolution, creativity, spirituality, and violence. The author weaves together fresh discoveries from contemporary thinkers with perennial wisdom from premodern religious sources while providing a highly original discussion of human nature. The author's main thesis is that each individual is a divided… Read more
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Mysticism and Morality: Oriental Thought and Moral Philosophy

by Arthur C Danto

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1987-09
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9780231066396
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This lucid examination of the relationship between Eastern thought and Western morality presents the tenets of Buddhism, Hinduism, and Taoism to support the argument that the concept of the individual is radically different in both cultures. In the East, the relationship of the individual to the universe is very important, while in the West the emphasis is… Read more
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The Body Toward an Eastern Mind-Body Theory (Suny Series in Buddhist Studies)

by Juasa Yasuo; Nagatomo Shigenori & T> P> Kasulis translators.

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July 1987
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9780887064692
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This book explores mind-body philosophy from an Asian perspective. It sheds light on a problem central in modern Western thought. The author show that Eastern philosophy has generally formulated its view of mind-body unity as an achievement - a state to be acquired - rather than as essential or innate. Depending on the individual's own developmental state,… Read more
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Confluences & Cross-Currents.

by Raquel Bouso & James W. Heisig, editors.

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2009
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Nagoya, Japan
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9784990424831
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Condition: clean copy. Content: 18 papers presented at the international conference held in June 2009 at the Universität Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona dealing with Japanese intellectual history and the Kyoto School of philosophy. 378 pages, list of contributors, index of personal names.
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The Problem of Pure Consciousness Mysticism and Philosophy

by Robert K. C. Forman, editor

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March 29, 1990
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9780195059809
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Condition: clean copy, previous owner's name on first page upper right hand corner. Content: 12 contributors focus on a common form of mystical experience, 'pure consciousness' - the experience of being awake but devoid of intentional content for consciousness. Analyzing closely this and other mystical experiences from primary Hindu, Buddhist, Christian, and Jewish sources, as well as from modern mystics the… Read more
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What Makes Us Moral? Crossing the Boundaries of Biology

by Neil Levy

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August 25, 2004
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9781851683413
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Condition: clean copy. Content: Balancing the legitimate claims of the scientific world with the analytic approach of a moral philosopher this book provides a derailed picture of human nature in the 21st century. A compelling story, it weaves together everything from Darwin's earth-scattering discoveries to the latest theories of Dawkins, Ridley and Pinker, providing a full and balanced overview of… Read more
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Real Knowing: New Versions of the Coherence Theory

by Linda Martin Alcoff

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1996-06
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9780801430473
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Condition: clean copy. Content: The author makes a compelling case for the need to address truth as a meta-physical issue, in contract to minimalism tendencies in Anglo-American philosophy and deconstructionism on the continent. Her work persuasively argues for coherentist epistemology as a more realistic reconfiguration of the ontology of truth. 240 pages, index.
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Atoms, Pneuma, and Tranquillity

by Margaret J. Osler

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August 30, 1991
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9780521400480
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Condition: clean copy, gift inscription by author upper right corner, first page. Content:14 scholarly articles which address the question of the influence that Epicureanism and Stoicism, two philosophies of nature and human nature articulated during classical antiquity, exerted on the development of European thought from ancient times to the Benightment. 304 pages, index.
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Hicking with Nietzche

by John Kaag

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2018
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9780374170011
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This is a tale of two real and philosophical journeys - the first made by the author when he is an introspective young man of nineteen, the other eighteen years later, in radically different circumstances, when he is now a husband and father, his wife and small child in tow. Both times, the author sets off tor… Read more
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Theories and Things

by W. V Quine

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1981
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9780674879256
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Condition: clean copy. Content: a collection of 26 of Quine's essays ranging from analytical philosophy, the nature of mathematics, the content of a scientific theory, to observations on the contemporary scene. 220 pages, references, index.
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