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What a Piece of Work is Man! : Camp's Unfamiliar Quotations from 2000 B. C. to the Present

By: Camp, Wesley D.

Price: $7.38

Publisher: Paramus, Nj, U. S. A., Prentice Hall PTR: 1990

Edition: First Trade Edition

Seller ID: 000714


Collected in this book are man's feelings and thoughts from the earliest time to the most recent past, showing the depth and originality of his mind of subjects as varied as atomic physics and the human soul. Generaly, cliches have been avoided. The binding is fine; 470 pages, no marks or tears. Small remainder mark at the bottom of the pages. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Man and Spirit: the Speculative Philosophers

By: Commins, Saxe; Linscott, Robert N. (edited by)

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000426


This is from the book set "The World's Greatest Thinkers. " It contains philosophers from around the world and very different ideas. For several philosophers they include their important points of belief in an easy to find system - by setting them apart and numbering them, but they are still in the general prose of the book. The light red cloth is very slightly worn at the corners. The spine is tight. 557 pages, no marks or tears. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾&#... View more info

Man and Spirit: the Social Philosophers

By: Commins, Saxe; Linscott, Robert N. (edited by)

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000427


This is from the book set "The World's Greatest Thinkers. " It contains philosophers from around the world and very different ideas. For several philosophers they include their important points of belief in an easy to find system - by setting them apart and numbering them, but they are still in the general prose of the book. The light red cloth is turned under at the spine bottom. The spine is tight. 485 pages, no marks or tears. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾... View more info

Encyclopedia of Ethics

By: Duval, R. Shannon; Terkel, Susan Neiburg (editors)

Price: $25.76

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Facts On File: 1999

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 002216


NEW - Ranging from philosophical and theoretical ethics to applied ethics, this book covers people, events, terms, ideas, works, and movements from a global perspective. This one-volume, A to Z reference source for students and general readers provides the working vocabulary needed to tackle the ideas of ethical thinking - especially the contemporary issues of developing a moral compass to make informed personal decisions. Included are entries on: Philosophy (character, ... View more info

Women: Beyond Equal Rights

By: Jepsen, Dee

Price: $5.52

Publisher: Waco, TX, Word Books Publishing: 1984

Seller ID: 003689


What do women really want? The author digs deep to find out why women's problems have been only partially solved by legislation, why women have so much difficulty in discovering their true identity and self-worth, and how men have been affected by women's new self-awareness and changing status. Insightful discussion focuses on such volatile issues as abortion and homosexuality; the chain of family authority, including the biblical "submission"; the role of church... View more info

Jean Toomer and the Prison-House of Thought: a Phenomenology of the Spirit

By: Jones, Robert B.

Price: $16.56

Publisher: Amherst, MA, Univ Of Massachusetts Pr: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002701


Best known for his experimental novel 'Cane', Jean Toomer (1894-1967) is associated with the flowering of the Harlem Renaissance in the early 1920s as well as the postwar movement known as the Lost Generation. But Toomer was an enigmatic writer with a mystical vision of life. He followed his own path, which led him on a lifelong quest for spiritual truth. This book provides the first comprehensive survey of Toome's writings, including many unpublished works. Critiquing t... View more info

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Stitches: a Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair

By: Lamott, Anne

Price: $14.72

Publisher: New York, NY, Riverhead Books: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004146


What do we do when life lurches out of balance? How can we reconnect to one another and to what's sustaining when evil and catastrophe seem inescapable? These questions are at the heart of Stitches, and the author explores how we find meaning and peace in these times; where we can start again after personal or public devastation. We begin by gathering together the torn shreds of our emotional and spiritual fabric and sewing them back together, one stitch at a time. Slowl... View more info

The Sacred East: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism, Shinto

By: Littleton, C. Scott

Price: $22.08

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U. S. A., Thorsons Pub: 2003

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 002841


This book is a uniquely accessible and penetrating guide to the major spiritual and philosophical traditions of Asia, from the Hindu beliefs of India to the Shinto religion of Japan. It includes more than 100 full-color illustrations and photographs of sacred art, architecture, symbols, landscapes, ceremonies and festivals. It illuminates the many profound ideas from the East that have entered the spiritual vocabulary of the West, including mediatation, karma, and enligh... View more info

The Prince and the Discourses

By: MacHiavelli, Niccolã²; Lerner, Max (Introduction by)

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1940

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 003485


These are the two works which made Machiavelli both famous and infamous as a model for contemporary statesmen. These titles have been considered required reading for an understanding of our daily newspaper headlines, and now, online headlines. These books had never before been printed in a single volume. The texts are complete and unabridged. An illuminating introduction is provided by Max Lerner, then of Williams College and editor of The Nation. Jacket flaps included. ... View more info

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The 18th Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte

By: Marx, Karl

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, NY, International Publishers: 1969

Seller ID: 003972


This study of events leading to the coup d'etat of "Napolean the Little" on December 2, 1851, written within a few weeks after the coup, is one of the first works by Marx in which he states his theory of history. It was first published in the United States, in German, in 1852. The present translation is based on the German edition of 1969, which was corrected by Marx. It is supplied with explanatory notes and an index. There is a wrinkle on the lower spine and a ... View more info

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Raising the Dead: Organ Transplants, Ethics, and Society

By: Munson, Ronald

Price: $18.40

Publisher: Cary, North Carolina, U. S. A., Oxford Univ Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001818


Perhaps no medical breakthrough in the twentieth century is more spectacular, more hope-giving, or more fraught with ethical questions than organ transplantation. Each year some 25, 000 Americans are pulled back from the brink of death by recieving vital new organs. Another 5, 000 die while waiting for them. And what distinguishes these two groups has become the source of one of our thorniest ethical questions. In Raising the Dead, Ronald Munson offers a vivid, often wre... View more info

Embracing Reality: the Integral Vision of Ken Wilber a Historical Survey and Chapter-By-Chapter Review of Wilber's Major Works

By: Reynolds, Brad

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, J. P. Tarcher: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002171


This historical survey is a chapter-by-chapter guide to the major works of Ken Wilber, arguably today's most popular living philosopher. Embracing Reality is the first book on the work of Ken Wilber, written with Wilber's own support and guidance, including a foreword. Also featured are: An in-depth intellectual biography of Ken Wilber; 48 line drawings depicting some of Wilber's key concepts; 22 black-and-white photographs of Wilber's original book jackets; 21 detailed ... View more info

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Five-Fold Happiness Chinese Concepts of Luck, Prosperity, Longevity, Happiness, and Wealth

By: Sung, Vivien

Price: $11.04

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004418


English and Chinese languages are on each page. One of their philosophies is to Invite Good Fortune. Surround yourself with auspicious objects. Discover the rich meaning and legends behind thousands of years of Chinese symbols. And enjoy the promise of true happiness revealed in this delightful volume. Pages are heavy stock, different colors, and lots of illustrations. Includes a Table of Contents and a preface. ; Color Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 256 page... View more info

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Appointment Denied: the Inquisition of Bertrand Rusell

By: Weidlich, Thom

Price: $10.12

Publisher: Amherst, New York, U. S. A., Prometheus Books: 2000

Seller ID: 001388


In 1940, New York City's Board of Higher Education appointed noted British scholar Bertrand Russell, one of the greatest living philosophers of the day, to the faculty of the publicly funded City College. The board's intent was to boost the school's image. However, they found themselves mired in a fight between the religious leaders and Russell's unapolagetic atheism and popular writings on "free love. " While this event had few long-term repercussions, it does s... View more info