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In Search of the Miraculous: The Teachings of G. I. Gurdjieff

In Search of the Miraculous: The Teachings of G. I. Gurdjieff

by Ouspensky, P. D

U.S.A.: Harvest Book Hartcourt, Inc., 2001 « Since its original publication in 1949, In Search of the Miraculous has been hailed as the most valuable and reliable documentation of G. I. Gurdjieff's thoughts and universal view. This historic and influential work is considered by many to be a primer of mystical thought as expressed through the Work, a combination of Eastern philosophies that had for centuries been passed on orally from teacher to student. Gurdjieff's goal, to introduce the... Read More
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CA$18.38
Préceptes de vie issus de la sagesse amérindienne

Préceptes de vie issus de la sagesse amérindienne

by Bourre, Jean-paul

France: Éditions Points (Collection Sagesses), 2014 ÉPUISÉ mais DISPONIBLE. «Les préceptes réunis dans ce livre constituent l''héritage spirituel légué au monde par les Indiens d''Amérique du Nord. Ils apportent une réponse au désarroi de l''homme « civilisé », qui s''est détourné de la nature pour bâtir une civilisation artificielle. Chacune de ces... Read More
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CA$14.50
The Essays or Councils

The Essays or Councils

by Francis Bacon

This book from 1890 by Francis Bacon has binding breaking in back and pages are coming loose, there is also some tearing and torn pages in rear. Library stamps on inside covers. Outside boards some wear and one little stain top right.
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$40.00
The Little White Schoolhouse (Volume I)

The Little White Schoolhouse (Volume I)

by Charyk, John C

Little wear other than a pair of spine creases, however one of those creases is very deep and corresponds to a spine weakness at pages 112-13. Nothing is loose, but it will need to be handled with care. Owner's name inside front cover. Pages are clean and unmarked. Originally published in 1968.
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$7.25
Source de sagesse chinoise

Source de sagesse chinoise

by Confucius; Lao Tseu; Meng Tseu; Ou Tseu; Wu Ti

Suisse: Weber, éditeur, 1974 Petit livre avec peinture chinoise sur la couverture. Titrage noir à la verticale au dos. Cinq peintures chinoises, 15 vignettes en rouge sur papier japon.
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CA$18.65
Fat Envelope Frenzy

Fat Envelope Frenzy

by Jager-Hyman, Joie

Trade paperback. Minimal shelf-wear, almost like new. 231 pages. A former admissions officer follows five high schoolers from diverse backgrounds, on their quest for admission to Harvard.
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$5.50
Millennium: Tribal Wisdom and the Modern World

Millennium: Tribal Wisdom and the Modern World

by Maybury- Lewis, David

U.S.A.: Viking Penguin, 1992 « Looks toward the tribal societies that Western civilization has swept aside for insight into how their traditions may be able to prevent humans from destroying themselves in the next millennium. Anthropologist Maybury-Lewis argues that the societies 'we have swept aside' can teach us wisdom: harmony with nature, humility, tolerance, belonging-ness. A discussion of how tribal culture may offer our western civilisation insight and even solutions to problems and... Read More
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CA$26.50
Du bonheur: un voyage philosophique

Du bonheur: un voyage philosophique

by Lenoir, Frédéric

France: Librairie Arthème Fayard, 2013 « Qu'entendons-nous par « bonheur » ? Dépend-il de nos gènes, de la chance, de notre sensibilité ? Est-ce un état durable ou une suite de plaisirs fugaces ? N?est-il que subjectif ? Faut-il le rechercher ? Peut-on le cultiver ? Souffrance et bonheur peuvent-ils coexister ? Pour tenter de répondre à ces questions, Frédéric Lenoir propose un voyage philosophique, joyeux et plein de... Read More
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CA$26.50
Chinese Ideas of Life and Death: Faith, Myth and Reason in the Han Period (202 BC-AD 220)

Chinese Ideas of Life and Death: Faith, Myth and Reason in the Han Period (202 BC-AD 220)

by Loewe, Michael

Taiwan: SMC Publishing Inc., 1994 « In his classic study of the cultural history of the Han in China, Michael Loewe uses both archaeological discoveries and written records to sketch the conceptual background of various artefacts of the Han period, and shows how ancient Chinese thought is as much informed by mythology as it is dependent on reason. Originally published as Chinese Ideas of Life and Death: Faith, Myth and Reason in the Han Period (202 BC-AD 220), this edition includes a new preface... Read More
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CA$39.50
A Practical Approach to Measurement in Physical Education

A Practical Approach to Measurement in Physical Education

by Barrow, Harold M. and Rosemary McGee

Some minor shelf wear. A small amount of underlining in the early pages. 599 pages. This book predates the personal computer era, so there is a lot about calculations that are much easier today. As a matter of fact, in 1973, we were just at the beginning of the pocket calculator era, and those few that existed were rather expensive and limited in functions. Tables of logarithms and trigonometry were still state of the art. Today, the math would be a lot less daunting. This book will ship at over... Read More
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$7.00
The Pastoral Epistles Tyndale New Testament Commentaries #14

The Pastoral Epistles Tyndale New Testament Commentaries #14

by Donald Guthrie

#14 IVP softcover commentary in very good to near fine condition. Tyndale New Testament Commentary with no writing , marks, bends, or tears. Clean white pages! 228 pages. Not ex-library. Original price tag on back cover.
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$6.65
Sous l'Arbre a Palabres, Mon Grand-Pere Disait. 2.0

Sous l'Arbre a Palabres, Mon Grand-Pere Disait. 2.0

by Diouf, Boucar

Québec: Les Éditions La Presse, 2017 "Le proverbe, c'est le trampoline grâce auquel la parole prend de l'altitude, c'est l'esprit d'un seul devenu la sagesse de tous, c'est la parole qui rassemble, dilate la rate, celle qui touche le c?ur et titille les neurones pour mieux unir les humains. Par la bouche de mon grand-père, découvrez dans ce bouquin quelques perles de la sagesse africaine. Des histoires d'hier racontées par les... Read More
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CA$29.50
Physical Education Handbook

Physical Education Handbook

by Seaton, Don Cash, Irene A. Clayton, Howard C. Leibee, and Lloyd Messersmith

Some wear around the edges and at the corners. A small piece of the lower rear corner is missing. Owner's name on title page. Many illustrations, diagrams, and photographs. Covers 22 different sports. Has an appendix with suggested written tests for a PE class. 281 pages. Rather rare.
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$4.50
Les racines de la conscience

Les racines de la conscience

by Jung, Carl-Gustav

France: Le Livre de Poche, 1995 « Les Racines de la conscience (1954) reprend, développe et approfondit la notion d'" archétype " qui occupe, on le sait, une place centrale dans la pensée de Jung. Ce concept, en effet, peut se comparer aux " catégories " de la philosophie traditionnelle (Aristote, Kant) ou aux " structures " des modernes (Piaget, Lévi-Strauss, Lacan). Les archétypes sont les schèmes éternels... Read More
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CA$13.92
Mythe et philosophie a l'aube de la Chine impériale

Mythe et philosophie a l'aube de la Chine impériale

by LeBlanc, Charles; Mathieu, Rémi

Québec: Les Presses de l'Université de Montréal, 1992 «Charnière entre la Chine antique et l'empire, témoin privilégié de la renaissance des arts, des lettres et des sciences qui marqua l'avènement de la dynastie des Han, le Huainan zi (Livre du maître de Huainan) brosse un vaste tableau des conceptions qu'on se faisait de l'homme et de l'univers au IIe siècle avant J.-C.»
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CA$18.00
La réincarnation, rêve ou réalité

La réincarnation, rêve ou réalité

by Robillard, Edmond

Québec: Éditions Paulines & Apostolat des Éditions, 1982 « La croyance à la réincarnation est une des plus anciennes croyances connues de l'humanité. Alors qu'il aurait été simple de s'en remettre à l'expérience sensible et de tenir que tout finissait avec la mort corporelle, des humains ont pensé qu'il y avait, au contraire, en eux-mêmes, un élément indestructible qui survivrait... Read More
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CA$24.08
Le Son du Désert

Le Son du Désert

by Emmanuel

France: Le point d'eau, 1983 Magnifique volume calligraphié; pages ornées de dessins persans; page de garde en dominoterie. « Le Son du Désert, c'est le Son in-audible : c'est le son à Entendre. et c'est leçon à Incarner.» Trace d'étiquette de prix en quatrième de couverture.
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CA$28.02
Group effectiveness in organizations Organizational behavior and psychology series

Group effectiveness in organizations Organizational behavior and psychology series

by Jewell, Linda N. and H. Joseph Reitz:

Wear is minimal. This book is part of a series that deals with the behavior and psychology of groups in diverse areas such as business, educational administration, journalism, medicine military, public administration, etc.
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$4.00
Lulle

Lulle

by Sala-Molins, Louis (traduction, introduction, notes)

France: Éditions Aubier-Montaigne (Collection Bibliothèque philosophique), 1967 « L'arbre de philosophie d'amour. Le livre de l'ami et de l'aimé. Choix de textes philosophiques et mystiques.» La vie et l'oeuvre de Raymond Lulle. Couverture avant recollée au bas; taches sur les plats et au dos.
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CA$28.02
The Analects (Lun yü)

The Analects (Lun yü)

by Confucius

U.S.A.: Dorset Press, 1986 Red Chinese seal on title page, and used as a BOOKPLATE. « The Master said, 'Is it not pleasant to learn with a constant perseverance and application? 'Is it not delightful to have friends coming from distant quarters? 'Is he not a man of complete virtue, who feels no discomposure though men may take no note of him?" The philosopher Yu said, 'They are few who, being filial and fraternal, are fond of offending against their superiors. There have been... Read More
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CA$49.50
Les plaines du ciel

Les plaines du ciel

by George, Dan

Québec: Editions de Mortagne, 1996 ''Recueil de textes où transparaissent toute la poésie, la simplicité, la sagesse et les images des peuples autochtones, qui expliquent les choses et les sentiments par une philosophie basée sur l'observation et le respect de la nature.''
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CA$19.00
I'm Going to College -- Not You!

I'm Going to College -- Not You!

by Delahunty, Jennifer, Ed

A collection of 27 essays about getting your child into college while remaining sane. A little wear and a little curl to the cover; nothing significant.
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$5.00
La pensée de Mozart

La pensée de Mozart

by Hocquard, Jean-Victor

Éditions du Seuil (Collection Pierres vives), 1958 « Il ne s'agit pas d'un Mozart « penseur » ou « philosophe », mais de la pensée musicale de Mozart en tant que créateur, telle qu'on la saisit dans la jouissance immédiate de l'audition. Il s'agit de suivre le travail de décantation spirituelle que Mozart réalisa par des crises de plus en plus violentes, alternant avec des plages de lumière,... Read More
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CA$81.65
Proverbs of the Naxi Naionality

Proverbs of the Naxi Naionality

by Guo, Da; Lie, Zheng; Wei, Dong; Zhu, Bian

China: Yunnan Nationalities Publishing House, 1999 ENGLISH - NAXI - MANDARIN. Hieroglyphic scripture of the Naxi Dongba of Yunnan Province, translated and expalined.
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CA$21.00