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Streams of Grace.

By: ABBE DE TOURVILLE/ WATERFIELD, Robin. (Editor and Translator).:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: Fount Paperbacks, 1985.:

Seller ID: 8432


1st Fount ed., in assoc. with The Amate Press. A selection from the Letters of the Abbe de Tourville. Pp. 94/2 (ads), toning to pages, owners name to fep. P/b. Illustd. cover. G+. View more info

Thinkers of Our Time. Polanyi.

By: ALLEN, Richard.:

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London: The Claridge Press. 1990.:

Seller ID: 21014


1st ed. "One of the most remarkable and wide-ranging intellects of his day, Michael Polanyi left his native Hungary before the war, to take up academic positions in Britain......This is a brief study of this important thinker". Pp 88. P/b. Illustrated cover. VG. View more info

Philosophical Analysis and Education.

By: ARCHAMBAULT, Reginald D. (Editor.):

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1968.:

Seller ID: 27759


4th imp. "This book reflects some of the new thinking among philosophers regarding the role of the discipline in its investigation of central issues in education." Pp. 12/212, owner's name to fep. Dark green cloth, gilt title to spine, d/w has small edge tears. G+/G+. View more info

The Social Contract. A Personal Inquiry into the Evolutionary Sources of Order and Disorder. (Illustrated by Berdine Ardrey.)

By: ARDREY, Robert.:

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London: Collins, 1970.:

Seller ID: 17660


1st ed. "He makes scientific conclusions visible for the layman in a way that scientists can rarely accomplish in a brilliant new book that offers a powerful challenge to accustomed thought." Pp. 405/1 Biography, 48 b/w illustrations. Mottled green cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w has minor edge wear. VG/G+. View more info

Image for Principles of Tantra.: The Tantratattva of Sriyukta Siva Candra Vidyarnava Bhattacaryya Mahodaya. Edited, with an Introduction and Commentary by Arthur Avalon And Shriyukta Barada Kanta Majumdar. Edited By Arthur Avalon .

Principles of Tantra.: The Tantratattva of Sriyukta Siva Candra Vidyarnava Bhattacaryya Mahodaya. Edited, with an Introduction and Commentary by Arthur Avalon And Shriyukta Barada Kanta Majumdar. Edited By Arthur Avalon .

By: AVALON, Arthur pseud. [i.e Woodroffe, John George Sir 1865-1936 ] / Bhattacharya, Shiva Chandra Vidyarnava

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Madras, India: Publishers: Ganesh & Co., [Printed by D. V. Syamala, at the Vasanta Press, The Theosophical Society, Adyar, Madras], 1952 . 0:

Seller ID: 44124


Second edition. A very good original binding. Thick 8vo. 9.75" x6.75" x 2.75" . [12pp.]/pp1172 . Clean red cloth. Front board with black titles and tantric symbol. Edges lightly rubbed and bumped. Spine with similar black titles, a little sunned. Light toning to endpapers. Small white booksellers label to base of front-endpaper: "John M. Watkins, Publishers and Booksellers, 21, Cecil Court, London, W.C.". Temple Bar 2182." Clean text throughout. A very good copy. VG. ... View more info

The Problem of Knowledge.

By: AYER, A.J.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth: Penguin. 1966.:

Seller ID: 15998


"Begins by taking the question of what is meant by knowledge as an example of a philosophical enquiry. Having maintained that to say that one knows a fact is to claim the right to be sure of it, shows how claims may be disputed on philosophical grounds". Pp 221. Toned pages. P/b. Spine scuffed. G+. View more info

Language Truth and Logic.

By: AYER, Alfred Jules.:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: New York: Dover Publications. nd. c.1946.:

Seller ID: 16763


"The basic thesis of this work is that philosophy should not squander its energies upon the unknowable, but should perform its proper function in criticism and analysis". Pp 159/16. P/b. Illustrated cover. G+. View more info

Christian Theology and Metaphysics.

By: BAELZ, Peter R.:

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London: Epworth Press, 1968.:

Seller ID: 16256


1st ed. "The first book in the 'New Reformation Series' the author (Dean of Jesus College, Cambridge) investigates the possibilities of a Christian philosophy - a positive reaction to the critical thinking of the logical positivist school ..." Pp6/152. P/b. G+. View more info

Darwin, Marx, Wagner: Critique of a Heritage.

By: BARZUN, Jacques.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: Secker & Warburg, 1942.:

Seller ID: 27128


1st ed. "It seeks to bring together into one view the heritage of assumptions which we make about society, science, and culture." Pp. 12/420, owner's name to fep, slight spotting to endpapers. Black cloth with some rubbing. G. View more info

The Living Thoughts of Kant.

By: BENDA, Julien.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Cassell, 1942.:

Seller ID: 20147


1st British ed. Study of the greatest thinker ever produced by the German race. Pp. 154, woodcut frontis, owner's inkstamp to fep, marks to verso fep. Red cloth, d/w has small losses. G+/G. View more info

The Crooked Timber of Humanity. Chapters in the History of Ideas.

By: BERLIN, Isaiah.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: John Murray, 1991.:

Seller ID: 23524


"This new volume - devoted, like 'Against the Current', to the history of ideas - contains one early essay on Joseph de Maistre, which has never previously been published, three essays written in the last decade, and four essays excluded from 'Against the Current'. Pp.12/276, owner's name to title page. P/b. G+. View more info

Philosophical Tasks.

By: BIRD, Graham.:

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London: Hutchinson, 1972.:

Seller ID: 19541


1st ed. "The book deals generally with the claim that philosophy is essentially linguistic, and considers particularly such topics as philosophy and science, fact and language, conceptual analysis, first- and second-order tasks, scepticism, ordinary language and conceptual frameworks. Pp.158, owner's name to fep. P/b with illustrated cover. G+. View more info

The Pursuit of Justice. A plain man's view.

By: BLAKE, Hubert.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Sussex: Union of Modern Free Churchmen, 1964.:

Seller ID: 7417


1st ed. "Is not the meeting of science, philosophy and theology that the pursuit of truth is not only worth while but mandatory?" Pp. 47. P/b. G+. View more info

The Letter on Apologetics and History and Dogma. (Texts presented and Translated by Alexandra Dru and Illtyd Trethowan).

By: BLONDEL, Maurice.:

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Edinburgh: T & T Clark. 1995.:

Seller ID: 18740


Contents Include:- Historical and Biographical: The Letter on Apologetics: History and Dogma. Pp 299. P/b. G+. View more info

Karl Marx and his Doctrines.

By: BOUQUET, A.C.:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London: SPCK. 1965.:

Seller ID: 27190


"The first thing to be done is to take a bird's-eye view of the background against which Marxism has developed". Pp 26. P/b. G+. View more info

The Everlasting Reward.

By: BRABANT, F.H.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London: Longmans, Green & Co. Ltd., 1961.:

Seller ID: 15933


1st ed. "God desires our complete happiness and we should desire it too." Pp. 12/132. Grey cloth, gilt title to spine, d/w has small closed tears. G+/G+. View more info

Philosophy and the Meaning of Life.

By: BRITTON, Karl.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1969.:

Seller ID: 16269


1st ed. "The author looks at the meaning of the questions 'Why does the universe exist?' and ''Why do I exist?' and what methods can be used to find answers." Pp218. P/b. G+. View more info

Philosophy and the Christian Fairh. A Historical Sketch from the Middle Ages to the Present Day.

By: BROWN, Colin.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Illinois, USA: InterVarsity Press, 1985.:

Seller ID: 13775


rep. "The author attempts the impossible and is very nearly successful in bringing it off. In 267 pages he discusses the thought of about 450 philosophers from Augustine to Schaeffer" (Richard Bube - Journal of the American Scientific Affiliation). Pp.320, P/b with illustrated cover. VG. View more info

Between Man & Man.

By: BUBER, Martin.:

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London: Fontana, 1961,:

Seller ID: 12641


"An essay in anthropology the study of man, which goes beyond conventional boundaries in its attempt to understand man in his wholeness and relationships." Pp. 256. Toned pages. P/b. G. View more info

The Anatomy of Melancholy.

By: BURTON, Robert.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London: Chatto & Windus, 1927. 0:

Seller ID: 33868


What It is With All The Kinds Causes Symptoms Prognostics & Several Cures Of It. In Three Partitions With Their Several Sections Members & Subsections Philosophically Medicinally Historically Opened & Cut Up By Democritus Junior [Robert Burton] With A Satirical Preface Conducing To The Following Discourse. Pp.20/747, frontispiece is facsimile of the 1628 edition. Dark red cloth, gilt title to spine, spine sunned. VG. View more info