Here are 82 Philosophy related books that are in stock as of August 12, 2011.  Make a note of the Order No(s). just before the price of the book(s) you would like to order, and you can order at any time from Ray Boas, Bookseller in Walpole, New Hampshire. Thank you, RAY

1. MEMORIALS OF EARLY GENIUS; AND ACHIEVEMENTS IN THE PURSUIT OF KNOWLEDGE, Thomas Nelson, London, 1849, B&W illustrations, 320pp, good, gilt decorated green cloth, aeg (hardcover), "The varied examples which the following narratives of the victories of Early Genius exhibit, afford evidence, no less of the still higher worth of moral excellence, and the power of that Divine teaching which the Gospel alone affords." Contents include: The Philosophic Spirit; Genius in the Fine Arts; The Poetic Gift; Scientific Genius; and, The Inventive Faculty., (Order No: 39791 ), $35.00

2. Antony, Louise M. and Hornstein, Norbert (edited by), CHOMSKY AND HIS CRITICS, Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK, (2003), 342pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0631200215 In this compelling volume, ten distinguished thinkers address a variety of conceptual issues raised in Noam Chomsky's work on mind and language., (Order No: 59160 ), $40.00

3. Ashmore, Jerome, SANTAYANA, ART, AND AESTHETICS, Western Reserve Univ. Press, Cleveland, OH, 1966, 139pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), An examination, classification, and exposition of the elements on which Santayana's moral consequenses are based., (Order No: 55807 ), $6.00

4. Bacon, Francis (Viscount St. Albans, Baron Verulam) (edited by Walter Worrall; introduction by Oliphant Smeaton), THE ESSAYES OR COVNSELS CIVILL AND MORALL OF FRANCIS BACON (THE ESSAYS OR COUNSELS CIVIL AND MORAL), E. P. Dutton & Co., New York, 1900, B&W illustrations, 291pp, First publsihed in 1587, newly written in 1625. Francis Bacon--Baron Verulam and Viscount St. Albans, but not Lord Bacon, as he is sometimes erroneously styled, left us this literary legacy of wonderful essays., (Order No: 53142 ), $30.00

5. Bandtlow, Peter, BEING AND TRANSCENDENTAL AWARENESS: BOOK ONE, League of the Morning Star, New York, (1970), 44pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover), Contents include: BEING AND TRANSCENDENTAL AWARENESS; THE WAY; THE GATELESS PATH; THE PERFECTION OF WISDOM; THE DIAMOND POINT OF THE FLAME OF LIFE., (Order No: 35435 ), $15.00

6. Bierman, A. K., and Gould, James A., PHILOSOPHY FOR A NEW GENERATION, The Macmillan Company, New York, (1970) 1st ptg, 622pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 20641 ), $4.00

7. Blackstone, William T., THE PROBLEM OF RELIGIOUS KNOWLEDGE: THE IMPACT OF PHILOSOPHICAL ANALYSIS ON THE QUESTION OF RELIGIOUS KNOWLEDGE, Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, (1963), 175pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This volume is concerned with twentieth-century philosophical answers to the age-old question of whether there can be true religious knowledge as viewed by the two major contemporary schools of philosophy--the logical positivists and the linguistic analysts., (Order No: 14652 ), $12.50

8. Bonhomme, Denise, THE ESOTERIC SUBSTANCE OF VOLTAIRIAN THOUGHT, Philosophical Library, New York, (1974), 633pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) small stain bottom of spine, ISBN 0802221351 This study concentrates on the identity of views between Voltairian philosophy and the Secret Doctrine as presented in the latter part of the XIXth Century by Mme H. P. Blavatsky., (Order No: 35445 ), $14.50

9. Boyer, David L.; Grim, Patrick; and Sanders, John T. (editors), THE PHILOSOPHER'S ANNUAL: VOLUME 1-1978; AND VOLUME 2-1979 - TWO VOLUME SET, Rowman & Littlefield, Totowa, NJ, 1978 & 1979, very good+ w/very good+ dustjackets (hardcover), Offered as a set, these volumes bring together articles from professional journals by prominent philosophers., (Order No: 18187 ), $10.00

10. Brinton, Crane, A HISTORY OF WESTERN MORALS, Harcourt, Brace and Co., New York, (1959) 1st ed, 502pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 3344 ), $4.00

11. Bryson, Lyman, THE DRIVE TOWARD REASON IN THE SERVICE OF A FREE PEOPLE, Harper & Brothers, New York, (1954) 1st ed, 148pp, good++, maroon cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 46269 ), $5.00

12. Burke, James and Ornstein, Robert, THE AXEMAKER'S GIFT: A DOUBLE-EDGED HISTORY OF HUMAN CULTURE, A Grosset/Putnam Book, New York, (1995) 1st ptg, ill. by Ted Dewan, 349pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0399140883 James Burke, a leading expert on the interaction of technology and society, and Robert Ornstein, a pioneer in charting the evolution of consciousness, show how the interaction between innovation and the brain has continually reshaped the world and, more important, the way we think., (Order No: 21356 ), $5.00

13. Burnand, Francis C., HAPPY THOUGHTS, Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., Ltd., London, n.d., 252pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 60277 ), $15.00

14. Buzby, Kenneth K., DRAWN FROM THE EAST-WEST WISDOM, Dorrance & Company, Philadelphia, (1973), B&W illustrations, 74pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0805919287 Why are we here? Whencecome we and whither we go? These and other questions are probed, contemplated, and poetically expressed in this eclectic work that draws from the wisdom of Buddha and Confucius, of William Blake and Wordsworth, as well as original essays on such topics as the nature of genius, in which the author's lucid style brings to light new concepts, offering much food for thought., (Order No: 13027 ), $17.50

15. Carmichael, Leonard, THE MAKING OF MODERN MIND - THE ROCKWELL LECTURES, The Elsevier Press, Inc., Houston, TX, 1956, 88pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), In this volume the mind is discussed from a biological and psychological point of view., (Order No: 52384 ), $10.00

16. Collier, James Lincoln, THE RISE OF SELFISHNESS IN AMERICA, Oxford University Press, New York, 1991 1st ptg, 308pp, fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0195052773 How in the course of about sixty years from 1910 to 1970 did a morality that seemed fixed and permanent get stood on its head? Or to put it in broader terms, how did the United States turn from a social code in which self-restraint was a cardinal virtue to one in which self-gratificataion is a central idea, indeed ideal?, (Order No: 30346 ), $7.50

17. Daiches, David, SOME LATE VICTORIAN ATTITUDES: THE EWING LECTURES, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT LOS ANGELES, 1967, Andre Deutsch, London, (1969), 126pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0233955852 In these essays the author analyzes and compares the different values, conflicts of conscience and attitudes to life--liberalism and stoicism, pessimism and intellectual gaiety--of leading late Victorian writers and thinkers: Charles Kingsley, Tennyson, Matthew Arnold, W. E. Henley, George Eliot, Housman, Kipling, Conrad, Oscar Wilde, James Thomson, Butler, Hardy, William Hale White., (Order No: 35427 ), $12.50

18. Diver-Stamnes, Ann C. and Thomas, R. Murray, PREVENT, REPENT, REFORM, REVENGE: A STUDY IN ADOLESCENT MORAL DEVELOPMENT, Greenwood Press, Westport, CT, (1995) 1st ptg, B&W figures, tables, 226pp, very good+, blue cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0313297304 The general purpose of this study has been to answer the question: "What do people hope to accomplish by the sanctions they would impose on wrongdoers?", (Order No: 38221 ), $40.00

19. Duke of Argyll, THE WORKS OF THE DUKE OF ARGYLL, CONTAINING THE REIGN OF LAW, THE UNITY OF NATURE, PRIMEVAL MAN - THREE VOLUMES IN ONE, John R. Alden, Publisher, New York, 1884, good++, green cloth, teg (hardcover), THE REIGN OF LAW (Fifth Edition), 265pp; THE UNITY OF NATURE, 341pp; and, PRIMEVAL MAN. AN EXAMINATION OF SOME RECENT SPECULATION, 65pp., (Order No: 54136 ), $20.00

20. Eagleton, Terry, IDEOLOGY - AN INTRODUCTION, Verso, London, (1991), 242pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0860915387 This book provides lucid interpretations of the thought of key Marxist thinkers, and of others such as Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Freud and the various post-structuralists., (Order No: 50587 ), $17.50

21. Eldredge, Niles, DOMINION: CAN NATURE AND CULTURE CO-EXIST?, Henry Holt and Company, New York, (1995) 1st ed, 190pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0805029826 The author reveals that the decoupling of physical and cultural evolution some ten thousand years ago offers the strongest clue to what to expect in the future., (Order No: 21361 ), $5.00

22. Ellis, Madeleine B., ROUSSEAU'S VENETIAN STORY: AN ESSAY UPON ART AND TRUTH IN LES CONFESSIONS, The Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, MD, (1966), 200pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This book is primarily a literary study of Rousseau's account of his diplomatic experiences in Venice, contained in Book VII of the Confessions and written in 1769., (Order No: 31325 ), $6.50

23. Feibleman, James K., THE TWO-STORY WORLD: SELECTED WRITINGS OF JAMES K. FEIBLEMAN, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, (1966) 1st ed, 520pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), From the introduction, "If the broader understanding of philosophy should ever reestablish itself, James K. Feibleman might well wake up one morning to find himself America's leading philosopher.", (Order No: 10493 ), $9.50

24. Fiske, John, THE UNSEEN WORLD, AND OTHER ESSAYS, Houghton, Mifflin and Co., Boston, MA, (1904), 349pp, ads, good, maroon cloth (hardcover) marginal note page 103, Contents include: The Unseen World; "The To-morrow of Death"; The Jesus of History; The Christ of Dogma; A Word About Miracles; Draper on Science and Religion; Nathan the Wise; Historical Difficulties; The Famine of 1770 in Bengal; Spain and the Netherlands; Longfellow's Dante; Paine's "St. Peter"; A Philosophy of Art; and Athesian and American Life., (Order No: 34476 ), $10.00

25. Fiske, John, THROUGH NATURE TO GOD, Houghton, Mifflin and Co., Boston, MA, 1899 1st ed, 194pp, good+, maroon cloth, teg (hardcover), (Order No: 54984 ), $5.00

26. Forrester, Mary Gore, MORAL LANGUAGE, University of Wisconsin Pr., Madison, WI, (1982) 1st ptg, 223pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0299086305 In this book, Forrester considers the nature of the language we use in ordinary life to make moral evaluations, what that language indicates about the criteria we use for making such evaluations, and the conditions for determining the truth or falsity of moral evaluations., (Order No: 34980 ), $8.00

27. Freedman, Morris, CONFESSIONS OF A CONFORMIST, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., New York, (1961) 1st ed, 224pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), An intellectual turns on the professional nonconformists and bits off a chunk of their shibboleths., (Order No: 13026 ), $7.00

28. Frohnen, Bruce, VIRTUE AND THE PROMISE OF CONSERVATISM: THE LEGACY OF BURKE AND TOCQUEVILLE, University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, (1993), 251pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0700605584 Often loud and acrimonious, the public tug-of-war between a reinvigorated conservatism and a liberalism in apparent disarray has obscured an equally important competition-that among conservatives themselves. Drawing deeply from the writings of Edmund Burke and Alexis de Tocqueville, both critics of untempered reason, Frohnen explores how their work has influenced individuals as diverse as traditionalist Russell Kirk, "apocalyptic" libertarian Michael Oakeshott, and neoconservative Irving Kristol. While differing greatly in their views and prescriptions, these contemporary conservatives, Frohnen shows, are nevertheless united in their desire to preserve the local community's natural and fundamental institutions., (Order No: 9279 ), $20.00

29. Gill, William I., CHRISTIAN PNEUMATOPATHY; OR, THE PHILOSOPHY OF MENTAL HEALING, H. H. Carter & Karrick, Pub., Boston, MA, 1887 1st ed, 248pp, good, brown cloth (hardcover) small stain/wear top of spine, From the preface: "The easrnest advocacy and the practical exemplification of the power of mental healing, and their rapid diffusion, rank among the most striking phenomena of our times.", (Order No: 60029 ), $85.00

30. Grattan-Guinness, I., DEAR RUSSELL - DEAR JOURDAIN: A COMMENTARY ON RUSSELL'S LOGIC, BASED ON HIS CORRESPONDENCE WITH PHILIP JOURDAIN, Columbia University Press, New York, 1977, 234pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0231044607, (Order No: 60267 ), $12.50

31. Gruber, Frederick C. (edited by), THE EMERGENCE OF THE MODERN MIND, Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, PA, (1958), 93pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), What is the modern mind? The essays in this volume--originally delivered as the Second Series of the Martin G. Brumbaugh Lectures in Education at the University of Pennsylvania--offer illuminating answers to this question by a biologist, an anthropologist, a philosopher, and a literary historian, each of whom approaches the question in light of his own study and experience., (Order No: 15845 ), $9.50

32. Guitton, Jean (translated by Frances Forrest), THE GUITTON JOURNALS, 1952-1955, Helicon Press, Baltimore, MD, (1963), 320pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Accounts by Guitton of his conversations with such writers as Bergson, Claudel, Chardin, and Maurois., (Order No: 32090 ), $12.50

33. Hardy, William G., LANGUAGE, THOUGHT, AND EXPERIENCE: A TAPESTRY OF THE DIMENSIONS OF MEANING, University Park Press, Baltimore, MD, (1978), 318pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the author, ISBN 0839112130 In a series of fifteen original essays, the author examines both the philosophical and psychological aspects of this broad topic in terms of the use of language., (Order No: 33590 ), $8.50

34. Heilbroner, Robert, VISIONS OF THE FUTURE: THE DISTANT PAST, YESTERDAY, TODAY, TOMORROW, Oxford University Press, New York, 1995, 133pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0195090748, (Order No: 20564 ), $4.00

35. Heller, Agnes and Feher, Ferenc, THE POSTMODERN POLITICAL CONDITION, Columbia University Press, New York, (1988), 167pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0231070225 The authors analyze the causes of the recent changes in the vocabulary of present day politics, summarizing the result in the term 'the postmodern political condition'., (Order No: 29967 ), $14.50

36. Hine, Thomas, FACING TOMORROW: WHAT THE FUTURE HAS BEEN, WHAT THE FUTURE CAN BE, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1991 1st ed, 264pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 039457785X Taking as his point of departure the prophecies of the Bible and the utopias of Thomas More and Francis Bacon, Hine traces the way our visions of the future echo the prophetic traditions of the past., (Order No: 26073 ), $6.00

37. Hookway, Christopher (edited by), MINDS, MACHINES AND EVOLUTION - PHILOSOPHICAL STUDIES, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, (1986), 177pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 052133828X A volume of original essays written by philosophers and scientists and dealing with philosophical questions arising from work in evolutionary biology and Artificial Intelligence., (Order No: 57876 ), $6.00

38. Howard, Dick, THE SPECTER OF DEMOCRACY, Columbia University Press, New York, (2002) 1st ptg, 353pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0231124848 Author use a critical rethinking of the nature of democracy to reread Marx and argues that it is democracy - not Marxism - that is radical and revolutionary., (Order No: 37010 ), $25.00

39. Hume, David; Greig, J. Y. T. (edited by), THE LETTERS OF DAVID HUME - TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 1932 1st ed, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover) EX-LIB minimal marks, Contents include: Introduction; List of Abbreviations; "My Own Life" by David Hume; Letters 1-296 in Volume I; Letters 297-544 in Volume II along with appendices, index of persons, and index of books and subjects. Volume I, 532pp; and, Volume II, 498pp., (Order No: 52136 ), $350.00

40. Hunley, J. D., THE LIFE AND THOUGHT OF FRIEDRICH ENGELS - A REINTERPRETATION, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, (1991) 1st ptg, 184pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0300049234 "A well-informed and well-written biographical and interpretive account of Engel's life and views.", (Order No: 57524 ), $8.50

41. Hutchins, Robert M., ST. THOMAS AND THE WORLD STATE, Marquette University Press, Milwaukee, WI, 1949, 55pp, very good+, maroon cloth (hardcover), Aquinas Lecture 1949. Under the Auspices of the Aristotelian Society of Marquette University., (Order No: 45217 ), $6.50

42. Jacoby, Russell, DOGMATIC WISDOM: HOW THE CULTURE WARS DIVERT EDUCATION AND DISTRACT AMERICA, Doubleday, New York, (1994) 1st ed, 235pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) review press release laid in, ISBN 0385425163 This noted critic and intellectual historian charges that the education and culture wars have misled America, diverting public attention from the real ailments that beset education and society., (Order No: 18761 ), $7.50

43. Jefferson, Carter, ANATOLE FRANCE: THE POLITICS OF SKEPTICISM, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ, (1965), 294pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This book clarifies the ambiguities of Anatole France's philosophical and political development. In its pages he emerges as a major representative of a long and respected tradition of skeptical humanism, a modern successor of Montaigne and Voltaire and Renan., (Order No: 16601 ), $7.50

44. Kaplan, Abraham, THE NEW WORLD OF PHILOSOPHY, Random House, New York, (1961) 4th ptg, 346pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 47141 ), $4.00

45. Karnos, David D. and Shoemaker, Robert G. (edited by), FALLING IN LOVE WITH WISDOM - AMERICAN PHILOSPHERS TALK ABOUT THEIR CALLING, Oxford University Press, New York, 1993 1st ptg, 261pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0195072014, (Order No: 50416 ), $7.00

46. Kassabgi, Georges, WINTER LETTERS - SEED FOR A PHILOSOPHICAL DEBATE ON THE REALITY OF HUMAN NATURE AND BEHAVIOR, The Starting Point Press, Wolfeboro, NH, (2004), 168pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0976253100 "The author searches his own past for events that had a lasting impact and from that discovers a starting point for humanity much further back - back at the very beginning. ... offers to engage in a philosophical debate with every reader who share his fascination with the reality of human nature and behavior.", (Order No: 51661 ), $20.00

47. King, Thos. Starr (with a biographical sketch by Hon. Richard Frothingham), PATRIOTISM, AND OTHER PAPERS, Tompkins and Company, Boston, MA, 1864, 359pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) old hinge repairs, Contents include: Patriotism; Washington, Or Greatness; Beauty And Religion; Great Principles And Small Duties; Plato's Views Of Immortality; Thought And Things; True Greatness; Indirect Influences; Life More Than Meat; Inward Resources; Natural And Spiritual Providence; Philosophy And Theology; Natural And Revealed Religion; The Idea Of God And The Truths Of Christianity; The Harmony Of Opposite Qualities In The Saviour's Character And Teachings; The Chief Appeal Of Religion., (Order No: 52385 ), $20.00

48. Klyce, Scudder, SINS OF SCIENCE, Marshall Jones Company, Boston, MA, (1925), 432pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A POPULAR, plain discussion of the fundamentals of science and religion. Its primary purpose is to show how to attain success and happiness. The book presents evidence that most scientists are basicly wrong. But it is cheerful and good-humored--pointing out facts that justify optimism., (Order No: 40021 ), $60.00

49. Knight, Nick, LI DA AND MARXIST PHILOSOPHY IN CHINA, Westview Press, Boulder, CO, (1996), 326pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0813389933 In this seminal study, Knight analyzes Li Da's contribution to the flowering of Marxist philosophy and theory in China, examining Li's writings and placing them in the context of the Marxist tradition., (Order No: 22243 ), $15.00

50. Ladd, Henry, WITH EYES OF THE PAST, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., New York, (1928), 100pp, good, black cloth spine (hardcover) light wear to edges, "The path to independent judgment in the appreciation of painting begins with a knowledge of the best critical thinking of the past, though it does not by any means stop there. With this background and much study of pictures themselves one may soon begin to hold his head erect, daring to praise what is meritorious though perhaps unpopular and to scorn what is cheap and imitative.", (Order No: 21994 ), $6.00

51. Laidlaw, G. Norman, ELYSIAN ENCOUNTER: DIDEROT AND GIDE, Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, NY, 1963, 251pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Although scholars have linked the eighteenth-century philosophe and the twentieth-century bad boy (and Nobel Prize winner), this is the first sustained study of their affinities., (Order No: 20723 ), $5.00

52. Lecky, William Edward Hartpole (summarized by Clement Wood), THE SUBSTANCE OF HISTORY OF EUROPEAN MORALS (FROM AUGUSTUS TO CHARLEMAGNE), Vanguard Press, New York, (1927) 2nd ptg, 115pp, very good, olive green cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 58582 ), $5.00

53. Lieberman, Philip, UNIQUELY HUMAN: THE EVOLUTION OF SPEECH, THOUGHT, AND SELFLESS BEHAVIOR, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1991 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 210pp, fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), review slip laid in, ISBN 0674921828 The author tackles the fundamental questions of human nature: How and why are human beings so different from other species? Can the Darwinian theory of evolution explain human linguistic and cognitive ability? How do our language and thought processes differ from those of Homo erectus 500,000 years ago, or of the Neanderthals 35,000 years ago? What accounts for human moral sense?, (Order No: 21362 ), $12.50

54. Marback, Richard, PLATO'S DREAM OF SOPHISTRY, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, (1999) 1st ptg, 163pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) review press release laid in, ISBN 1570032408 On his deathbed, Plato envisioned his dialogues becoming sophistic texts open to a variety of interpretations, none by itself true to the original. In this book, the author shows that Plato's vision was remarkably accurate., (Order No: 24146 ), $25.00

55. Mather, Persis, THE COUNSELS OF A WORLDLY GODMOTHER, Houghton, Mifflin and Co., Boston, MA, 1905, 306pp, good, green cloth, teg (hardcover), (Order No: 39125 ), $30.00

56. McCurdy, John Derrickson, VISIONARY APPROPRIATION, Philosophical Library, New York, (1978), 263pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), An intriguing account of the problem of perception from the phenomenological point of view. The author's thoughts and conclusions are in the spirit of Merleau-Ponty, the controversial French philosopher., (Order No: 17011 ), $15.00

57. Mercier, Louis J. A., THE CHALLENGE OF HUMANISM: AN ESSAY IN COMPARATIVE CRITICISM - WITH TWO LETTERS FROM THE AUTHOR, Oxford University Press, New York, 1933, 288pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Contents include: The Renaissance of Humanism; The Challenge of Irving Babbitt to Naturalism; The Psychology of Irving Babbitt; The Rational Imperialism of Ernest Seilliere and American Humanism: a Comparison; Neo-Scholasticism and the Tradition of Dualism; The Relation of Dualistic Humanism to Religion; Humanistic Dualism and Christianity: the Work of Paul Elmer More; Naturalism or Humanism?., (Order No: 54321 ), $17.50

58. Merriam, Sharan B. (edited by), SELECTED WRITINGS ON PHILOSOPHY AND ADULT EDUCATION, Robert E. Krieger Pub. Co., Malabar, FL, 1984, 189pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0898746000, (Order No: 55808 ), $12.50

59. Morrison, Jeffrey, WINCKELMANN AND THE NOTION OF AESTHETIC EDUCATION, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1996 1st ptg, 274pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0198159129 This book examines the pivotal role of Johann Joachim Winckelmann as an arbiter of classical taste., (Order No: 38884 ), $45.00

60. Myerson, Abraham, SPEAKING OF MAN, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1950 1st ed, 279pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 46286 ), $6.50

61. O'Brien, Edward J., SON OF THE MORNING: A PORTRAIT OF FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE, Robert O. Ballou, New York, (1932), B&W ill., 294pp, good, black cloth (hardcover), The true story of Nietzsche's life., (Order No: 34887 ), $15.00

62. Parker, Gail Thain, MIND CURE IN NEW ENGLAND FROM THE CIVIL WAR TO WORLD WAR I, Univ. Press of New England, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1973, 197pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0874510732 The author examines the lives and writings of the leading publicists of New Thought in order to discover just how their theories worked to enable thousands of their contemporaries to lead happier and more productive lives., (Order No: 30745 ), $12.50

63. Perkins, Richard and Perkins, Ernestine, PRECONDITION FOR PEACE AND PROSPERITY: RATIONAL ANARCHY, Richard & Ernestine Perkins, Canada, (1971) 1st ptg, B&W figures, 155pp, very good, wraps (softcover), "For people concerned with learning about the moral and practical alternatives to the endless governmental repression and injustice which charactizes today's society.", (Order No: 32968 ), $35.00

64. Rabut, Olivier, TEILHARD DE CHARDIN: A CRITICAL STUDY, Sheed and Ward, New York, (1961), 247pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) few pencil marks, This book is a sympathetic but exacting critique of Pere Teilhard de Chardin's ideas, mainly from the scientific standpoint which he himself expressly favored., (Order No: 27371 ), $7.50

65. Rosenstock, Gershon George & Plochmann, George Kimball (foreword by), F. A. TRENDELENBURG: FORERUNNER TO JOHN DEWEY, Southern Illinois Univ. Pr., Carbondale, IL, (1964), 172pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), This is the first full-dress study of Trendelenburg in English. He is presented as a whole man, thinker, and anticipator of many of the most significant trends in modern philosophy. Dr. Rosenstock has made a strong case for the conclusion that John Dewey's great work at least in part owes many of its premises to the teachings of Trendelenburg., (Order No: 13493 ), $7.50

66. Rosenstock-Huessy, Eugen, THE MULTIFORMITY OF MAN, A Beachhead Edition, Norwich, VT, (1948), 70pp, good+, brown cloth (hardcover), First published in 1936. Contents include: Which Man Does Management Handle?; The Uniformity of Man; The Molecule of Production; The Labor Movement; The Secret of a Self-Perpetuating Body; The Singular of Man., (Order No: 39955 ), $40.00

67. Salvan, Jacques L., THE SCANDALOUS GHOST: SARTRE'S EXISTENTIALISM AS RELATED TO VITALISM, HUMANISM, MYSTICISM, MARXISM, Wayne State University Press, Detroit, 1967, 216pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), These essays situate the philosophy of Sartre among the other philosophies, as a basic human attitude among other human attitudes, and makes it accessible to the layman without oversimplifying it., (Order No: 14673 ), $6.00

68. Sampson, R. V., THE DISCOVERY OF PEACE, Pantheon Books, New York, (1973) 1st Amer, 205pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0394485076 Why do men continue to kill other men in organized warfare? In this brilliant sequel to his Psychology of Power, R. V. Sampson attempts to answer that question., (Order No: 13758 ), $6.00

69. Santayana, George, PLATONISM AND THE SPIRITUAL LIFE, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1927, 94pp, good, green cloth spine (hardcover), (Order No: 60912 ), $12.50

70. Sera, Leo G. (translated from the Italian by J. M. Kennedy) (introduction by Oscar Levy), ON THE TRACKS OF LIFE: THE IMMORALITY OF MORALITY, John Lane the Bodley Head, London, 1909, 335pp, good+, light red cloth, teg (hardcover) light fade to spine, Contents include: Love; What is Aristocratic?; The Origin of Society; Work and Morals; Modesty and Shyness; Stendhal; Nietzsche; North and South; Social Rhythms; The Creation of Genius; The Meaning of the Aristocratic Ideal; and, A Conception of Civilization., (Order No: 52605 ), $22.50

71. Singer, Irving, GEORGE SANTAYANA, LITERARY PHILOSOPHER, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, (2000) 1st ptg, 217pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0300080379 For almost sixty years before his death in 1952, he combined literary and philosophical talents, writing not only important works of philosophy but also a best-selling novel., (Order No: 58675 ), $8.50

72. Sloop, John M. and McDaniel, James P. (edited by), JUDGMENT CALLS: RHETORIC, POLITICS, AND INDETERMINACY, Westview Press, Boulder, CO, (1998) 1st ptg, 263pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0813390974 The essays in this edited volume investigate judgment as a rhetorical problem to be discussed philosophically and examine the standards by which judgments are made and can be made in contemporary culture., (Order No: 38524 ), $10.00

73. Smithson, Alan, THE KAIROS POINT: THE MARRIAGE OF MIND AND MATTER, Element, Rockport, MA, (1997), B&W illustrations, 352pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1852308656 This book puts the science/religion debate in perspective and will be of great interest to anyone who feels constrained by the view of the world that Western science permits., (Order No: 49314 ), $9.50

74. Stroud, Joanne H., THE BONDING OF WILL AND DESIRE, Continuum, New York, (1994), 208pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0826406467 Examines the complex relationship between will and desire--the building blocks of the human psyche., (Order No: 35437 ), $10.00

75. Swabey, William Curtis, ETHICAL THEORY: FROM HOBBES TO KANT, Philosophical Library, New York, (1961), 284pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Analyzes and comments in some detail upon the ethical writings of Hobbes, Spinoza, Locke, Shaftesbury, Hutcheson, Butler, Hume, Adam Smith, Bentham and Kant., (Order No: 14640 ), $14.50

76. Thomas, Norman, GREAT DISSENTERS, W. W. Norton & Co., Inc., New York, (1961) 1st ed, 220pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), America's great dissenter of this century discusses five men (Socrates, Galileo, Tom Paine, Wendell Phillips, and Gandhi) whose own dissents have helped shape western life., (Order No: 3057 ), $14.50

77. Todd, William, HISTORY AS APPLIED SCIENCE: A PHILOSOPHICAL STUDY, Wayne State University Press, Detroit, MI, 1972, 250pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 081431466X In perhaps the first book to apply a philosophy of history to actual cases, William Todd chooses a dozen diverse samples of individual works, analyzes each in detail, and notes certain general features of historical writing. Evaluating the necessity for counterfactual ("what would have happened if") and evaluative judgments, Todd suggests a way in which historians might continue to deal with traditional problems, but also arrive at evaluations in a more systematic way., (Order No: 16655 ), $5.00

78. Van de Vate, Dwight (edited by), PERSONS, PRIVACY, AND FEELING - ESSAYS IN THE PHILOSOPHY OF MIND, Memphis State Univ. Press, Memphis, TN, (1970), 142pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), In these essays, the problems of philosophy of mind are treated from a variety of philosophical tendencies and perspectives., (Order No: 50908 ), $7.50

79. Walzer, Michael, THE COMPANY OF CRITICS: SOCIAL CRITICISM AND POLITICAL COMMITMENT IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, Basic Books, Inc., Pub., New York, (1988) 1st ptg, 260pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0465013317 The author examines the involvement of social critics in the revolutionary politics of the twentieth century., (Order No: 35526 ), $17.50

80. White, Nicholas P., A COMPANION TO PLATO'S REPUBLIC, Hackett Publishing Company, Indianapolis, IN, (1979), 275pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) UNDERLINE ABOUT 4 PAGES, ISBN 0915144565 NOTE AGAIN - Underlinging on about 4 pages, and owner's name., (Order No: 57871 ), $15.00

81. Wiener, Philip P. and Fisher, John (edited by) (with an introduction by Philip P. Wiener), VIOLENCE AND AGGRESSION IN THE HISTORY OF IDEAS, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ, (1974), 273pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0813507723 Essays from The International Conference on Violence and Aggression in the History of Ideas, held at Temple University in June of 1972., (Order No: 38858 ), $14.50

82. Wintonick, Peter and Achbar, Mark, MANUFACTURING CONSENT - NOAM CHOMSKY AND THE MEDIA - THE COMPANION BOOK TO THE AWARD WINNING FILM, Black Rose Books, Montreal/New York, (1995), B&W illustrations, 264pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1551640023 Complete with the 18 "Philosopher All-Stars" Trading Cards., (Order No: 58656 ), $9.00

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