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MEDITATIONS

By: Aurelius, Marcus

Price: ¥7,000.00

Publisher: Empire Books:

Seller ID: RWARE0000040137

ISBN: 1619490188

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. One measure, perhaps, of a book's worth, is its intergenerational pliancy: do new readers acquire it and interpret it afresh down through the ages? The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, translated and introduced by Gregory Hays, by that standard, is very worthwhile, indeed. Hays suggests that its most recent incarnation--as a self... View more info

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FREEDOM REGAINED: THE POSSIBILITY OF FREE WILL

By: Baggini, Julian

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Granta Books: 2016

Seller ID: RWARE0000042170

ISBN: 1847087183

Condition: Very Good


Do we have free will? It's a question that has puzzled philosophers and the ologians for centuries and feeds into numerous political, social, and perso nal concerns. Are we products of our culture, or free agents within it? How much responsibility should we take for our actions? Are our neural pathway s fixed early on by a mixture of nature and nurture, or is the possibility of comprehensive, intentional psychological change always open to us? What role does our brain pl... View more info

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THE WANING OF MATERIALISM

By: Bealer, George (Editor)

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000042794

ISBN: 0199556199

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Twenty-three philosophers examine the doctrine of materialism find it wanting. The case against materialism comprises arguments from conscious experience, from the unity and identity of the person, from intentionality, mental causation, and knowledge. The contributors include leaders in the fields of philosophy of mind, metaphys... View more info

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A TREATISE CONCERNING THE PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN KNOWLEDGE (COSIMO CLASSICS PH ILOSOPHY)

By: Berkeley, George

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Cosimo Classics: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000039121

ISBN: 1596052821

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. It is indeed an opinion strangely prevailing amongst men that houses, mountains, rivers, and, in a word, all sensible objects have an existence, natural or real, distinct from their being perceived by the understanding. -from "On the Principles of Human Knowledge" Forming a triangle of British empiricism with Locke and H... View more info

FIVE DAY COURSE IN THINKING (PELICAN S.)

By: Bono, Edward De

Price: ¥850.00

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd: 1969

Seller ID: RWARE0000004362

ISBN: 0140210148

Condition: Very Good


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LETTERS TO THINKERS: FURTHER THOUGHTS ON LATERAL THINKING (PELICAN S.)

By: Bono, Edward De

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000004361

ISBN: 0140228063

Condition: Near Fine


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JOHN SCOTTUS ERIUGENA

By: Carabine, Deirdre

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000042777

ISBN: 0195113624

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. John Scottus Eriugena, the ninth-century Irish philosopher and theologian, is known as the interpreter of Greek thought to the Latin West. He was perh aps the most important philosophical thinker to appear in Latin Christendom between Augustine in the fifth century and Anselm in the eleventh. In this volume, Deirdre Carabine pro... View more info

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WHITHER MARXISM?: GLOBAL CRISES IN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE (SERIES; 5)

By: Cullenberg, Stephen (Editor)

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000035485

ISBN: 0415910439

Condition: Very Good


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STRUCTURALISM, EDITED WITH AN INTROD. BY JACQUES EHRMANN

By: Ehrmann, Jacques

Price: ¥300.00

Publisher: Anchor Books: 1966

Seller ID: RWARE0000033079

Condition: Good


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MEDITATIONS ON QUIXOTE

By: Gasset, Jose Ortega y.

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc: 1963

Seller ID: RWARE0000042002

ISBN: 0393001253

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. A seminal discussion of literature by the author of The Revolt of the Masses.First published in 1914, Meditations on Quixote was Ortega's first book. It has immensely grown in value with time, and since the 1930's, when Ortega himself began to refer back to it in his later writings, it has become more and more important among s... View more info

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THE TREASURED WRITINGS OF KAHLIL GIBRAN

By: Gibran, Kahlil

Price: ¥1,900.00

Publisher: Castle Books: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000040450

ISBN: 089009389X

Condition: Very Good/Good


The Treasured Writings of Kahlil Gibran represents the most comprehensive v olume of works of the Lebanese poet and philosopher ever published. This en riching collection of stories, prose poems, verse, parables and autobiograp hical essays comprising the major body of Kahlil Gibran's works have been c arefully translated and edited by a noted trio of Gibran scholars... Martin L. Wolf, Anthony R. Ferris and Andrew Dib Sherfan. Each of the ten books included in this beau... View more info

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ORATION ON THE DIGNITY OF MAN

By: Giovanni

Price: ¥200.00

Publisher: Regnery Pub: 1982

Seller ID: RWARE0000024354

ISBN: 0895269252

Condition: Good


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THE SOUL HYPOTHESIS: INVESTIGATIONS INTO THE EXISTENCE OF THE SOUL

By: Goetz, Stewart (Editor)

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Continuum: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000042778

ISBN: 1441152245

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. What do we mean when we speak about the soul? What are the arguments for th e existence of the soul as distinct from the physical body? Do animals have souls? What is the difference between the mind and the soul? The Soul Hypo thesis brings together experts from philosophy, linguistics and science to discuss the validity of thes... View more info

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WITTGENSTEIN: A VERY SHORT INTRODUCTION

By: Grayling, A. C.

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000039163

ISBN: 0192854119

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) was an extraordinarily original thinker, whose influence on twentieth-century thinking far outside the bounds of philosophy alone. In this engaging Introduction, A.C. Grayling makes Wittgenstein's thought accessible to the general reader by explaining the nature and impact of Wittgenstein's views.... View more info

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GAME THEORY: A CRITICAL INTRODUCTION / EDITION 2

By: Hargreaves-Heap, Shaun

Price: ¥5,000.00

Publisher: 9780415250955: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000041223

ISBN: 0415250951

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. In recent years game theory has swept through all of the social sciences. I ts practitioners have great designs for it, claiming that it offers an oppo rtunity to unify the social sciences and that it it the natural foundation of a rational theory of society. Game Theory is for those who are intrigued but baffled by these claim... View more info

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GLOBAL MIND CHANGE: THE NEW AGE REVOLUTION IN THE WAY WE THINK

By: Harman, Willis

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000035493

ISBN: 0446391476

Condition: Very Good


In the tradition of the bestselling Aquarian Conspiracy comes the first sci entific basis for New Age thinking from one of the nation's most widely rec ognized thinkers, and the author of Higher Creativit and An Incomplete Guid eto the Future. View more info

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THE EPICUREAN PHILOSOPHERS

By: Hicks, R.D.

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Everyman Paperback: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000035448

ISBN: 0460876074

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. Epicureanism theorizes an infinite universe of moving particles, with no divine purpose and no life after death. Happiness depends on simple needs satisfied to provide tranquility of mind. This volume presents a comprehensive collection of the surviving works and wise sayings of Epicurus together with the great systematic account of Epicurean natural scien... View more info

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LEVIATHAN

By: Hobbes, Thomas

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000039186

ISBN: 0192834983

Condition: Very Good


Leviathan is both a magnificent literary achievement and the greatest work of political philosophy in the English language. Permanently challenging, i t has found new applications and new refutations in every generation. This new edition reproduces the first printed text, retaining the original punct uation but modernizing the spelling. It offers exceptionally thorough and u seful annotation, an introduction that guides the reader through the comple xities of Hobbes's ar... View more info

THE ORDEAL OF CHANGE

By: Hoffer, Eric

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Hopewell Publications: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000028274

ISBN: 1933435100

Condition: Very Good


Eric Hoffer--one of America's most important thinkers and the author of The True Believer--lived for years as a Depression Era migratory worker. Self- taught, his appetite for knowledge--history, science, mankind--formed the b asis of his insight to human nature. Nowhere is this more evident than in H offer's seminal work, The Ordeal of Change, essays on the duality and essen tiality of change in man throughout history. View more info

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WHY DOES THE WORLD EXIST?: AN EXISTENTIAL DETECTIVE STORY

By: Holt, Jim

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Liveright: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000039117

ISBN: 0871403595

Condition: Very Good


"I can imagine few more enjoyable ways of thinking than to read this book." รข??Sarah Bakewell, New York TimesBook Review, front-page review Tackling th e "darkest question in all of philosophy" with "raffish erudition" (Dwight Garner, New York Times), author Jim Holt explores the greatest metaphysical mystery of all: why is there something rather than nothing? This runaway b estseller, which has captured the imagination of critics and the public ... View more info