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A Social History of Truth Civility and Science in Seventeenth-Century England

By: Shapin, Steven

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1994

Edition: Later Printing


Small corner bumps and creasing. ; A bright, solid book, card covers are crisp. ; Trade PB; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 483 pages; "How do we come to trust our knowledge of the world? What are the means by which we distinguish true from false accounts? Why do we credit one observational statement over another?In A Social History of Truth, Shapin engages these universal questions through an elegant recreation of a crucial period in the history of early modern science: ... View more info

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A Year with C. S. Lewis Daily Readings from His Classic Works

By: Lewis, C. S.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: San Francisco, HarperOne, 2003

Edition: First Edition


Gift notation on FFEP.; A bright, solid book. dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 7.40 X 5.80 X 1.40 inches; 410 pages; The classic A Year with C.S. Lewis is an intimate day-to-day companion by C.S. Lewis, the most important Christian writer of the 20th century. The daily meditations have been culled from Lewis’ celebrated signature classics: Mere Christianity, The Screwtape Letters, The Great Divorce, The Problem of Pain, Miracles, and A Grief Observed, as well as from t... View more info

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Das Buch 15 Volumes

By: Buber, Martin; Franz Rosenzweig (translator)

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Berlin, Verlag Lambert Schneider/ Schocken, 1925-1935

Edition: 1st Thus


Slight wear and soil to cream colored flexible vellum boards, light foxing to fore and bottom page edges ; Bright, solid books, top edge gilt, gilt stamped titles front and spine. This is not the true first but the deluxe edition published with vellum flexible boards, satin bookmark bound in each book. Text in German.; Die Schrift; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 2967 pages; Das Buch (Die Schrift) is the first translation of the Hebrew Bible into German, a language that would... View more info

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Freemasonry and the Birth of Modern Science

By: Lomas, Robert

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Gloucester MA, Fair Winds, 2004

Edition: Second Edition; Third Printing


Prev. owner's comment on inside back board, small stain bottom page edges, only slight wear.; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Colour Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 374 pages; A history of the establishment of the Freemasons in 1660. "In 1660, within a few months of the restoration of Charles II, a group of twelve men, including Robert Boyle and Christopher Wren, met in London to set a society to study the mechanisms o... View more info

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Great Thinkers of the Western World The Major Ideas and Classic Works of More Than 100 Outstanding Western Philosophers, Physical and Social Scientists, Psychologists, Religious Writers and Theologians

By: Mcgreal, Ian P.

Price: $21.50

Publisher: New York, Collins Reference, 1992

Edition: First Edition


DJ is price-clipped.; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 9.40 X 7.70 X 1.80 inches; 572 pages; "Great Thinkers of the Western World is a concise and authoritative guide to the principal theoretical ideas of the outstanding thinkers in Western history. From Parmenides to Albert Camus, theses men and women have profoundly influenced the development of Western civilization through their theories and revolutionary ideas and by providing intel... View more info

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Le Problème Moral et la pensée de Sartre

By: Jeanson, Francis

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Paris, Éditions Du Myrte, 1947

Edition: First Edition


Short tears head & tail of spine, a little discoloration, glassine cover over book is chipped with tears. Some pencil underlining of text ; Preface in the form of a letter from Sartre to Jeanson. A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; Collection 'Pensée et Civilisation'; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 372 pages; This book was originally published in softcover by Éditions Du Myrte. View more info

Leaving the Cave Evolutionary Naturalism in Social-Scientific Thought

By: Hutcheon, Pat Duffy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Waterloo, ON, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1996


Light edge wear, Dj spine faded, sticker shadow on front free end paper. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; 1.3 x 9.2 x 6 Inches; 504 pages; "How can one explain the general failure of the social sciences to accumulate reliable knowledge? According to Pat Duffy Hutcheon the social sciences have failed us in the twentieth century. Practitioners in the social realm (such as politicians, therapists, educators and economists) are unable to provide the answers we seek ... View more info

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Nietzsche-Studien 2013 Band 42 Internationales Jahrbuch für die Nietzsche-Forschung

By: Abel, Günter

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Berlin, De Gruyter, 2013

Edition: First Edition


Only slight wear to green and yellow cloth covered boards, corners lightly bumped ; A bright, solid book, text unmarked ; ISSN 0342-1422 German Edition; 9.70 X 6.90 X 1.70 inches; 747 pages; A collection of articles. View more info

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OVER THE TEACUPS

By: Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin (Riverside Press), [1891]1902

Edition: Reprint


Breakfast Table Series; 16mo - 6" to 7" tall; 440 pages; Light brown leather spine and corners show some edgewear, gilt blindstamped design on spine, top gilt. Marbled paper covered boards and end papers. Back hinge appears to have been glued, front hinge intact. Previous owner's name on blank page. This is from the Breakfast Table Series - Handy Volume Edition. Dated MDCCCCII on title page. Very attractive little volume. Binding is Three-Quarter Leather. View more info

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The Limits of Tolerance Censorship and Intellectual Freedom in Public Libraries

By: Curry, Ann & Robert Usherwood

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Lanham MD, Scarecrow Press, 1997

Edition: First Edition


Only slight wear. Gift notation (author?) on front free end paper. ; A bright, solid book, brown cloth covered boards with black and gilt titles front and spine.; 9.15 X 6.15 X 0.90 inches; 288 pages; The relationship between the practice of public librarianship and the philosophy of intellectual freedom has been an uneasy one for a long time. The library controls access to information by the very act of selecting materials, and must, therefore, deal with censorship on ... View more info

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The Ozymandias Principles Thirty-One Strategies for Surviving Challenge

By: Foster, Harold D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Southdowne Press/ UBC, 1997

Edition: First Edition


Light wear to corners of card covers ; A bright, solid book. At the back of the book are provided, timeline, character notes and a glossary of terms to help clarify any confusing aspects of the book. ; Trade PB; 0.75 x 9 x 6.25 Inches; 201 pages; "This book probes the anatomy of resilience, the ability to accomodate change gracefully. Dissection takes place, not in an operating theatre but in the legislature of DeltaGlobe, a futuristic virtual reality world. In th... View more info