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1 Machines as the Measure of Men: Science, Technology, and Ideologies of Western Dominance Adas, Michael
Ithaca NY Cornell University Press 1989 0801423031 / 9780801423031 1st Edition Hardcover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Good+, Ex-College Library. Historical survey of technology and the ascendancy of science in relation to Western nations view of other cultures especially in Africa and Asia. Book Condition : Good+, Ex-College Library; pencil catalog info on title page, no other text marks; bookplate inside front cover; check out slip and label on rear free end paper; catalog label on bottom spine end; light bumping to spine ends and cover corners. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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2 Censorship in France From 1715 to 1750: Voltaire's Opposition Bachman, Albert
New York NY Columbia University Press 1934 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Good, Ex-College Library. 1st Edition in library binding. Traces the decline of censorship during the Ancien Regime and the rise of philosophic literature. Book Condition : Good, Ex-College Library; no text marks, former owner's name on front free end paper; bookplate, slip, and pocket inside covers; withdrawn rubber stamps on original softcover wraps; some page tip creasing; light age toning. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Contemporary Ethical Theories Binkley, Luther J.
New York NY Philosophical Library 1961 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on front free end paper : "To Bob Mickey, with deep appreciation for his friendship and his interst in my academic investigations. Warmly, Luther J. Binkley. 31 October 1961." Sections include Intuitionism; The Emotive Theory of Ethics; The Language and Logic of Morals; and, Ethical Philosophy and Moral Living. Discusses Ayer, Toulmin, Urmson, Hare, and Wittgenstein and more. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light spine bumping. Dust jacket Condition : Very Good; chipping along edges; mild rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Darwin, Marx, and Freud: Their Influence on Moral Theory Caplan, Arthur L. and Bruce Jennings (editors)
New York NY Plenum Press 1984 0306415305 / 9780306415302 Hardcover Good + Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Collection of 10 essays discuss how Darwin, Marx, and Freud "challenged or reaffirmed traditional notions about human individuals as rational, responsible agents, and about society as the medium for mankind's pursuit of justice and human good." Book Condition : Good+; pencil underlining and margin notes to 80 pp (c. 1/3 of book); bumping to spine ends; fingerprint smudge to rear free end paper. Dust Jacket Condition : Good+; light shelf wear to edges and corners; light age toning on reverse. 
Price: 110.00 USD
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5 Nietzsche and Other Exponents of Individualism Carus, Paul
Chicago IL Open Court Publishing Co. 1914 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
1st Edition. Series of short writings, philosophical criticism, of Nietzsche's theories on truth, valuation, and ego, among others. 150pp with a few b&w illustrations. Book Condition : Good; binding relaxed but intact; fading to spine; light bumping to spine ends and cover corners. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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6 Savage Mind (Nature of Human Society) Claude Levi-Strauss
Chicago IL University of Chicago Press 1966 0297174746 / 9780297174745 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1966 1st American Edition. Good, Ex-Seminary Library. Outlines Levi-Strauss' theory of culture and mind, history and social change, examining not only primitive peoples but thought common to all humanity. Book Condition : Good, Ex-College Library; no text marks, bookplate inside front cover; catalog label on bottom spine and top right rear; pocket inside rear cover removed tearing paper. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 The Wisdom of Confucius (Illustrated Modern Library) Confucius, Lin Yutang (translator)
New York NY Random House 1943 Hardcover Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Jeanyee Wong 
Edited selections from Confucius writings on subjects such as central harmony, ethics and politics, education, and music. Also includes three discourses on social order, a short biography, vocabulary and translation notes, and an excerpt from Mencius. Color illustrations. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; smudging on rear free end paper; a few marks to text block; bumping to spine ends. No Slipcase. Protective mylar dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8 A Modern Introduction to Metaphysics : Readings from Classical and Contemporary Sources Drennen, D. A. (editor)
New York NY The Free Press of Glencoe 1962 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Ex-Seminary Library. College level anthology of readings from classical, medieval, and modern philosophers and theologians. Also presents representative schools of thought as well as metaphysical issues. Book Condition : Good, Ex-Seminary Library; text unmarked; sunlight discoloration to covers from shelving; bookplate inside front cover; curling to half-title page; catalog labels to spine and rear cover; pocket removed inside rear cover tearing paper. No Dust Jacket. PLEASE NOTE : Extra postage may be requested due to weight of volume. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 The Concept of Creativity in Science and Art (Martinus Nijhoff Philosophy Library) Dutton, Dennis and Michael Krausz (editors)
The Hague, Netherlands Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 1981 902472418X / 9789024724185 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Ex-Seminary library. Martinus Nijhoff Philosophical Library Vol. 6, American University Publications in Philosophy No. 3. Collection of 10 essays examining creativity from a philosophical perspective. Book Condition : Good, Ex-Seminary Library; text unmarked; sunlight discoloration to covers from shelving; light age toning to end papers, bookplate inside front cover; cataloging labels on spine and rear cover; pocket removed from inside rear cover. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10 Wittgenstein's Tractatus: A Critical Exposition of Its Main Lines of Thought Erik Stenius
Ithaca NY Cornell University Press 1960 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Likely 1st American Edition. Good, Ex-Seminary Library. Critical study of Wittgenstein's only full length philosophical treatise, a work intended to outline the limits of science and the relationship between language and reality. Organized into 11 sections including a comparison of Wittgenstein and Kant. Book Condition : Good, Ex-Seminary Library; no text marks; bookplate inside front cover, some creasing at bottom of first few pages; catalog labels on bottom spine and top right rear cover; pocket removed form inside rear cover tearing paper; sunlight fading to spine; light wear to cover edges; a few spots to end papers. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11 A Short Commentary on Kant's Critique of Pure Reason Ewing, A.C.
London, England Methuen & Co. 1950 2nd Edition Hardcover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1950 2nd Edition in library binding. Good+, Ex-College Library. Critical survey of Kant's masterwork, includes chapters on the transcendental aesthetic; material idealism; theology and reason; and more. Book Condition : Good+, Ex-College Library; a few scattered pencil underlines; bookplate inside front cover; catalog label on bottom spine; label, slip, and pocket inside rear cover. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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12 Erasmus the Scholar Faulkner, John A.
Cincinnati OH Jennings & Graham ; Eaton and Mains 1907 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Good, ex-Seminary Library. 1st Edition. Biography and examination of Dutch Reformation humanist Erasmus and his philosophic and religious views. Includes a discussion of his disagreement with Luther. Book Condition : Good, Ex-Seminary Library; bookplate inside front cover; catalog labels to spine end and back cover; pocket removed from inside rear cover; pp. 142-143 darkened due to inserted note paper. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Modes of Thought in Law and Justice: A Preliminary Report on a Study in Legal Anthropology (Protocol of the Fifty-Sixth Colloquy : 16 April 1987) Fikentscher, Wolfgang
Berkeley CA Center for Hermeneutical Studies 1988 089242057X / 9780892420575 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
THIS PREDATES THE BOOK OF THE SAME TITLE AND ISBN. Good, Ex-Seminary Library. Protocol of the 56th Colloquy 04/16/1987 features title presentation by Fikentscher, 4 responses, and minutes of the roundtable discussion. "... will attempt to show that the anthropological concept of "mode of thought". properly redefined, is able to explain cross-cultural differences in legal thinking." Side-stapled softcover with lamination to preserve outside covers. Book Condition : Good, Ex-Seminary Library; text unmarked, pencil catalog notes on title page; labels on spine and rear of cover; cover corner curling; checkout slip removed from inside rear cover tearing paper. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14 System der Metaphysik George, Leopold
Berlin E.H. Schroeder 1844 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Text in German, written by Johann Friedrich Leopold George (1811-1873), a 19th century philosopher and professor at the University of Greifswald, where he later became rector. A probable first edition. Brown cloth with gilt spine titles, 420 pp. unillustrated. 8.25 X 5.25 " Condition: Good+, ex-seminary library, with clean pages, little toning, bookplate inside cover, evidence of removal of check-out pocket and list., pencil catalog notation behind title page. Labels on spine and back cover, wear to cover mainly on spine ends. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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15 Political Theories of the Middle Age Gierke, Otto
Cambridge, England Cambridge University Press 1913 Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Good-, Ex-Seminary Library. Import. 2nd printing. Extensive introduction accompanies this translation of Gierke's work on political philosophy and governing systems in the Middle Ages (special emphasis on the Germanic states). Book Condition : Good-, Ex-Seminary Library; no text markings; sunlight discoloration to book from shelving; rubber stamp and age toning inside front cover; catalog labels on spine end and rear cover; pocket removed inside rear cover tearing paper; light age toning throughout; bumping to spine ends; binding relaxed. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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16 Historical Dictionary of Logic (Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies, and Movements Series) Harry J. Gensler
Lanham MD Scarecrow Press 2006 0810855313 / 9780810855311 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Philosophical reference work contains over 500 entries related to logic featuring notable concepts, theories, and philosophers. Introductory chronology, historical overview, and bibliography complement the entries. 352 pp. Book Condition : Very Good, Ex-Seminary library; no text marks, pencil catalog info at bottom of title page; bookplate inside front cover; bar code labels to bottom spine end and top right rear cover, label removed from inside rear cover slightly tearing paper. No Dust Jacket as issued, glossy covers. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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17 Rousseau and Naturalism in Life and Thought Hudson, William Henry
New York NY Charles Scribner's Sons 1903 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Ex-Seminary Library. 1st American Edition, Part of "The World's Epoch-Makers" series. Primarily a biography with attention to Rousseau's major political and religious writings and influence on 18th century philosophy. Book Condition : Good, Ex-Seminary Library; text unmarked, some light foxing to index; bumping to cover corners and spine ends; rubber stamps to inside cover, title page, and top text block; catalog labels on spine and rear cover; pocket removed inside rear cover. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 11.20 USD
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18 Concordance to Pascal's "Pensees" (The Cornell Concordances) Hugh McCullough Davidson
Ithaca NY Cornell University Press 1975 0801409721 / 9780801409721 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
TEXT IS IN FRENCH ONLY. Comprehensive French language concordance to Pascal's collected unfinished writings on philosophy and theology. Book Condition : Good, Ex-College Library; no text marks, bookplate inside front cover; catalog label on bottom spine; spots/stains on text block; slip, label, and pocket inside rear cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 Hume, Newton, and the Design Argument Hurlbutt, Robert H. III
Lincoln NE University of Nebraska Press 1965 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Ex-Seminary library. Study of 17th & 18th intersections of science and theology with focus on Newton and Hume and reference to both classical and medieval thought on the Design argument. Book Condition : Good, Ex-Seminary Library; text unmarked; bookplate inside front cover; catalog labels on spine and rear cover; pocket removed from inside rear cover tearing paper. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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20 Essays on Wittgenstein's Tractatus Irving M. Copi and Robert W. Beard
New York NY The MacMillan Co. 1966 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1967 2nd printing. Good, Ex-Seminary Library. Anthology of 30 essays on Wittgenstein's only full length philosophical treatise, a work intended to outline the limits of science and the relationship between language and reality. Book Condition : Good, Ex-Seminary Library; no text marks; bookplate inside front cover; catalog labels on bottom spine and top right rear cover; pocket removed form inside rear cover tearing paper. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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