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GANDHI'S VISION AND VALUES: THE MORAL QUIST FOR CHANGE IN INDIAN AGRI

By: PINTO, V.

Price: ¥1,900.00

Publisher: South Asia Books: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000046628

ISBN: 8170366909

Condition: Very Good


STUDY OF GANDHI'S VIEWS OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT, APPLICATIONS AND IMPLI CATIONS FOR RELIGIOUS DOCTRINE, AND CONCLUDING CHAPTER ON DEVELOPMENT AFTER 1951, WITH GANDHIAN CRITIQUE OF POLICY AND RESULTS. PROVOCATIVE. View more info

QUARKS, CHAOS AND CHRISTIANITY: QUESTIONS TO SCIENCE AND RELIGION

By: Polkinghorne, John

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Triangle: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000047709

ISBN: 0281047790

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. Is science fact and religion just opinion? Is there the mind of a Creator behind the universe? Can a scientist pray? This book provides a clear, lively and frank set of answers to these fundamental issues. View more info

DECONSTRUCTION FOR BEGINNERS

By: Powell, Jim

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: For Beginners: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000046065

ISBN: 1934389269

Condition: Very Good


Deconstruction is so labyrinthine (and rumored to be fatal) that it's becom e the monster that murdered philosophy. When Jacques Derrida, the father of deconstruction, uses buzz-words such as "phallogocentrism" and "transcende ntal signified," humanities students and aspiring philosophers may get weak in the knees. Following up on the success of Derrida For Beginners, Jim Powell's Deconstruction For Beginners is an irreverent romp through deconstructive domains. Though Powell offers lucid explanations of the most important deconstructive ideas and texts, he also dive into less... View more info

QUIDDITIES: AN INTERMITTENTLY PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY / EDITION 1

By: Quine, Willard Van Orman

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: Harvard: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000046066

ISBN: 0674743520

Condition: Very Good


The appellation "polymath" is often lightly bestowed, but it can be applied with confidence to the celebrated philosopher Willard Van Orman Quine. Qui ne's areas of interest are panoramic, as this lively book amply demonstrate s. Moving from A (alphabet) to Z (zero), Quiddities roams through more than ei ghty topics, each providing a full measure of piquant thought, wordplay, an d wisdom, couched in easy and elegant prose-"Quine at his unbuttoned best," in Donald Davidson's words. Philosophy, language, and mathematics are the subjects most fully represented; tides of entries i... View more info

A SOURCEBOOK IN INDIAN PHILOSOPHY

By: Radhakrishnan, Sarvepalli

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1967

Seller ID: RWARE0000046451

ISBN: 0691019584

Condition: Good


Here are the chief riches of more than 3,000 years of Indian philosophical thought-the ancient Vedas, the Upanisads, the epics, the treatises of the h eterodox and orthodox systems, the commentaries of the scholastic period, a nd the contemporary writings. Introductions and interpretive commentaries a re provided. View more info

BERTRAND RUSSELL'S BEST / EDITION 1

By: Russell, Bertrand

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Taylor & Francis: 1983

Seller ID: RWARE0000047973

ISBN: 0415094399

Condition: Good


'...the cream of the great man's satire, witty, pungent quotes from a varie ty of writings.' - Evening News '...pungent quotations that underlie Lord Russell's views on dogmatic authority as one of the greatest obstacles to human advancement.' - The Times Educational Supplement - From the Publisher. View more info

A GUIDE FOR THE PERPLEXED

By: Schumacher, E F.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Vintage: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000045477

ISBN: 0099480212

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. View more info

WRITINGS ON AN ETHICAL LIFE

By: Singer, Peter

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS: 2001

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000044732

ISBN: 0060198389

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. Love him or hate him, you certainly can't ignore him. For the past twenty y ears, Australian philosopher and professor of bioethics Peter Singer has pu shed the hot buttons of our collective conscience. In addition to writing t he book that sparked the modern animal rights movement, Singer has challeng ed our most closely held beliefs on the sanctity of human life, the moral o bligation's of citizens of affluent nations toward those living in the poor est countries of the world, and ... View more info

INTRODUCING ENLIGHTENMENT

By: Spencer, Lloyd

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Totem Books: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000045566

ISBN: 1874166560

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. This vast moral, scientific, and political movement-- known as The Enlightenment, was a crucial epoch, a sea-change in human history. View more info

REAL PRESENCES

By: Steiner, George

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber Limited: 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000048071

ISBN: 0571140718

Condition: Good/Good


Steiner asserts moral and metaphysical issues are the basis of all art and that our experience of meaning in music, painting and literature presuppose s the existence of God as a "necessary possibility." "Dense, difficult, rew arding, this passionately argued essay ranges fluently over aesthetics, lin guistics, philosophy, post-structuralism, the range of Western culture," sa id PW. View more info

MIND, BRAIN, AND FREE WILL

By: Swinburne, Richard

Price: ¥1,700.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000042785

ISBN: 0199662576

Condition: Good


Mind, Brain, and Free Will presents a powerful new case for substance duali sm (the idea that humans consist of two parts--body and soul) and for liber tarian free will (that humans have some freedom to choose between alternati ves, independently of the causes which influence them). Richard Swinburne a rgues that answers to questions about mind, body, and free will depend cruc ially on the answers to more general philosophical questions. He begins by analyzing the criteria for one event being the same as another, one substan ce being the same as another, and a state of affairs being metaphysic... View more info

REASON IN ETHICS

By: TOULMIN, STEPHEN

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: CAMBRIDGE: 1964

Seller ID: RWARE0000009938


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MIDWEST STUDIES IN PHILOSOPHY VI: THE FOUNDATIONS OF ANALYTIC PHILOSOPHY

By: Uehling, Theodore E E.

Price: ¥1,900.00

Publisher: Univ of Minnesota Pr: 1981

Seller ID: RWARE0000015302

ISBN: 0816610363

Condition: Good


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VOLTAIRE: SELECTIONS (GREAT PHILOSOPHERS)

By: Voltaire

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Macmillan Pub Co: 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000030330

ISBN: 0023316101

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. View more info

THIS IS WATER: SOME THOUGHTS, DELIVERED ON A SIGNIFICANT OCCASION, ABOUT LI VING A COMPASSIONATE LIFE

By: Wallace, David Foster

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000047152

ISBN: 0316068225

Condition: Very Good/Good


Only once did David Foster Wallace give a public talk on his views on life, during a commencement address given in 2005 at Kenyon College. The speech is reprinted for the first time in book form in THIS IS WATER. How does one keep from going through their comfortable, prosperous adult life unconscio usly? How do we get ourselves out of the foreground of our thoughts and ach ieve compassion? The speech captures Wallace's electric intellect as well a s his grace in attention to others. After his death, it became a treasured piece of writing reprinted in The Wall Street Journal and the London Tim... View more info

DESCARTES: THE PROJECT OF PURE ENQUIRY

By: Williams, Bernard

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000043869

ISBN: 0140138404

Condition: Good


Descartes has often been called the 'father of modern philosophy'. His atte mpts to find foundations for knowledge, and to reconcile the existence of t he soul with the emerging science of his time, are among the most influenti al and widely studied in the history of philosophy. This is a classic and c hallenging introduction to Descartes by one of the most distinguished moder n philosophers. Bernard Williams not only analyzes Descartes' project of fo unding knowledge on certainty, but uncovers the philosophical motives for h is search. With acute insight, he demonstrates how Descartes' Medita... View more info

CONSILIENCE

By: Wilson, Edward O.

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Time Warner Books UK: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000043495

ISBN: 034911112X

Condition: Good


In this groundbreaking new book, one of the world's greatest living scienti sts argues for the fundamental unity of all knowledge and the need to searc h for what he calls consilience, the composition of the principles governin g every branch of learning. Edward O Wilson, the pioneer of sociobiology an d biodiversity, once again breaks out of the conventions of current thinkin g. He shows how our explosive rise in intellectual mastery of the truths of our universe has its roots in the ancient Greek concept of an intrinsic or derliness that governs our cosmos. It is a vision that found its apog... View more info

RATHER LAUGH THAN CRY: STORIES FROM A HASSIDIC HOUSEHOLD

By: Ziporah, Malka

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Vehicule Press: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000041817

ISBN: 1550652206

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. Written by a Hassidic mother of 12, this autobiography provides a revealing look at the daily life of a contemporary, Hassidic Jewish family. Alien yet familiar, the stories, written over the course of more than a dozen years, clearly show that for all of the community's rejection of conventional clothing, radio, and television, the lives of Hassidic women are not so different from the lives of those outside their group. While the different standards... View more info