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THE SPELL OF THE SENSUOUS: PERCEPTION AND LANGUAGE IN A MORE-THAN-HUMAN WOR LD

By: Abram, David

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing G.: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000046208

ISBN: 0679776397

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. Winner of the International Lannan Literary Award for Nonfiction Animal tracks, word magic, the speech of stones, the power of letters, and the taste of the wind all figure prominently in this intellectual tour de f orce that returns us to our senses and to the sensuous terrain that sustain s us. This major work of ecological philosophy startles the senses out of h abitual ways of perception. For a thousand generations, human beings viewed themselve... View more info

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NICOMACHEAN ETHICS

By: Aristotle

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: 2012

Seller ID: RWARE0000044933

ISBN: 0486400964

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. Hailed by Dante as "the master of those who know," the Greek philosopher Ar istotle (384-322 B.C.) surveyed every field of learning known to the ancien t world and pioneered the sciences of psychology and logic. A disciple of P lato and the tutor to Alexander the Great, Aristotle was a prolific writer, although many of his works have been lost. His treatises, used by the stud ents of his famous Athenian school, the Lyceum, exerted a profound a... View more info

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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-help book--is not only valid, but may be close to the author's intent. The book, which Hays calls, fondly, a "haphazard ... View more info

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TOWARD A PHILOSOPHY OF THE ACT (UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS SLAVIC SERIES, NO . 10)

By: Bakhtin, M.M.

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000044661

ISBN: 029270805X

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. Rescued in 1972 from a storeroom in which rats and seeping water had severe ly damaged the fifty-year-old manuscript, this text is the earliest major w ork (1919-1921) of the great Russian philosopher M. M. Bakhtin. Toward a Ph ilosophy of the Act contains the first occurrences of themes that occupied Bakhtin throughout his long career. The topics of authoring, responsibility , self and other, the moral significance of "outsideness," participa... View more info

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PRINCIPLE AND PRACTICALITY: ESSAYS IN NEO-CONFUCIANISM AND PRACTICAL LEARNI NG

By: Bary, Wm. Theodore de

Price: ¥1,700.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1980

Seller ID: RWARE0000044513

ISBN: 0231046138

Condition: Good


These essays explore the continuities and discontinuities between the Neo-C onfucian thought of Ming China and early Tokugawa Japan and the "practical learning" of the 17th and 18th centuries, underlining the need for a deeper examination of the complex relationship between "traditional" and "modern" thoughts and values. 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, metaphysics, ontology, and epistemology, who respond ably to the most recent versions and defenses of materialism. The modal argument... 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 Hume, George Berkeley's direct influence on modern thought cannot be overstated. From the American Founding Fathers, who looke... View more info

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THE OXFORD DICTIONARY OF PHILOSOPHY (OXFORD QUICK REFERENCE)

By: Blackburn, Simon

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000045569

ISBN: 0192831348

Condition: Good


The Gambler's Fallacy, the Dirty Hands Argument, Pascal's Wager, Buridan's Ass, Wittgenstein's Beetle in the Box--philosophical terms can be both intr iguing and baffling. Now, eminent philosopher Simon Blackburn offers the mo st authoritative and up-to-date dictionary of philosophy available in a sin gle volume, packed with helpful information for the novice and with astute observations for the expert. Ranging from Aristotle to Zen, the two thousan d plus entries cover the entire span of philosophy, from the Vedas (written over three thousand years ago) to the most recent technical terminolog... View more info

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ON PHILOSOPHICAL STYLE (KEY TEXTS)

By: Blanshard, Brand

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: St. Augustines Press: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000043848

ISBN: 1890318531

Condition: Good


Originally given in 1953 as the Adamson Lecture at Manchester University, O n Philosophical Style has become the classic presentation of the thesis tha t profundity and clarity are not opposed philosophical virtues but rather r equired companions. Blanshard begins with the question: Why is it that phil osophers of great perception sometimes confess a failure to comprehend cert ain of their colleagues? He ends with the assertion "that the problem of st yle is not a problem of words and sentences merely, but of being the right kind of mine." In between, there is much offered, in fine sty... 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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PAST, SPACE, AND SELF (REPRESENTATION AND MIND)

By: Campbell, John

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: A Bradford Book: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000043800

ISBN: 0262531313

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. Humans were thought to be unique among the species in having minds, but recent results showing the richness and diversity in animal psychology makes this view untenable. Yet there remains the question of whether we can map the features of a particularly human psychology that are responsible for its overall structure. In this book John Campbell shows that the general structural features of human thought can be seen as having their source in the distinc... View more info

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A KANT DICTIONARY

By: Caygill, Howard

Price: ¥1,900.00

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000043840

ISBN: 0631175350

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 this new lexical survey of Kant's works, Howard Caygill presents Kantian concepts and terminology in terms that will introduce and clarify his ideas for students and general readers alike. View more info

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THE ENGINE OF REASON, THE SEAT OF THE SOUL

By: Churchland, Paul M.

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: MIT Press: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000044741

ISBN: 0262032244

Condition: Very Good/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. View more info

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RIDDLES OF EXISTENCE: A GUIDED TOUR OF METAPHYSICS

By: Conee, Earl

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000044878

ISBN: 0199282269

Condition: Very Good/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. The riddles of metaphysics are the deepest and most puzzling questions we c an ponder. What are the basic ingredients of reality? What is their ultimat e nature? Could reality have been different? And where do human beings fit into reality? Indeed, why does reality contain anything at all? Riddles of Existence is the first book ever to make metaphysics genuinely a ccessible and fun. Its lively, informal style brings these questions to lif e and shows ... View more info

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FROM SOUL TO SELF

By: Crabbe, James

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000043813

ISBN: 0415171180

Condition: As New


From Soul to Self takes the reader on a fascinating journey through philoso phy, theology, religious studies, and physiological sciences. Each of the e ssays, drawn from a number of different fields, focuses on the idea of the soul and of our sense of ourselves. A stellar line-up of authors explore the relationship between a variety of ideas that have arisen in philosophy, religion and science, each idea seeki ng to explain why we think that we as individuals are somehow distinct and unique. Contributors: Richard Sorabji, Anthony Kenny, Kallistos Ware, Peter Riviere, Gary Matthews, Susan Green... 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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DESCARTES' ERROR: EMOTION, REASON, AND THE HUMAN BRAIN

By: Damasio, Antonio R.

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000043861

ISBN: 0380726475

Condition: Very Good


In this wondrously lucid and engaging book, renowned neurologist Antonio Da masio demonstrates what many of us have long suspected: emotions are not a luxury, they are essential to rational thinking. Descartes' Error takes the reader on an enthralling journey of scientific discovery, starting with the case of Phineas Gage-a construction foreman who in 1848 survived a freak accident in which a 3 1/2 foot iron rod passed through his head-and continuing on to Damasio's experiences with modern-day neurological patients affected by brain damage. Far from interfering with rationality, his research ... View more info

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BRAINSTORMS: PHILOSOPHICAL ESSAYS ON MIND AND PSYCHOLOGY

By: Dennett, Daniel C.

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: The MIT Press: 1981

Seller ID: RWARE0000043804

ISBN: 0262540371

Condition: Good


This collection of 17 essays by the author offers a comprehensive theory of mind, encompassing traditional issues of consciousness and free will. Usin g careful arguments and ingenious thought-experiments, the author exposes f amiliar preconceptions and hobbling institutions. This collection of 17 essays by the author offers a comprehensive theory of mind, encompassing traditional issues of consciousness and free will. Using careful arguments and ingenious thought-experiments, the author exposes familiar preconceptions and hobbling institutions. The essays are grouped into four sections: Inte... View more info

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CONSCIOUSNESS EXPLAINED

By: Dennett, Daniel Clement

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Group (USA): 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000046264

ISBN: 0140128670

Condition: Very Good


[The] book can be tough reading, but [the] writing is incisive, bright and often humorous....[T]he best example in many years of science aimed with wo nderful accuracy both at scientists and at general readers. - New York Time s Books of the Century Tufts University cognitive scientist Dennett claims to have developed a maj or new theory of consciousness, yet his view of the brain as a massive para llel processor is a familiar one. What is different in his counter-intuitiv e theory is the claim that human consciousness, rather than being ``hard-wi red'' into the brain's innate machinery, is m... View more info

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HO CHI MINH: A BIOGRAPHICAL INTRODUCTION

By: Fenn, Charles

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Scribner: 1973

Seller ID: RWARE0000046374

ISBN: 0684133482

Condition: Very Good


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