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CAMPBELL, Joseph. Editor.
Man and Time. Papers from the Eranos Yearbooks. (Volume 3).
London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, (1958). First English edition.
24 cm x 16.5 cm, burgundy cloth, pp. xx, 414. From the library of noted Canadian astrophysicist Arthur E. Covington, with his printed bookplate. Includes: C.G. Jung, "On Synchronicity (1951); Mircea Eliade, "Time and Eternity in Indian Thought (1951)"; and numerous other articles relating the subject of time to art, gnosis, Patristic Christianity, Islamic thought, Isma’ilism, Mazdaism, Indian thought, the book of changes, death. science, the life of the organism, primordial and final time. Bumped at heel of the spine, else near fine in dust jacket with toning to the spine and a 1 cm closed tear to rear panel, else very good. [Oversize*]
$40.00 Book Number: 11798 Order / Enquire
CAMPBELL, Joseph. Editor.
Spiritual Disciplines. Papers from the Eranos Yearbooks. (Volume 4).
London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, (1961). First English edition.
24 cm x 16.5 cm, burgundy cloth, pp. xxi, 506. Copyright page dated 1960, but actually not published until 1961 as noted on the tipped in errata slip. This copy is from the library of noted Canadian astrophysicist Arthur E. Covington, with his printed bookplate. Text includes: C.G. Jung, "Dream Symbols of the Individual Process (1935); Mircea Eliade, "Encounters at Ascona"; and numerous articles related to tantric yoga, contemporary taoism, the pyschology of ancient Mexican symbolism, the Malekulan journey of the dead, symbolic and sacramental existence in Judaism, contemplation in christian mysticism, etc. Near fine in dust jacket.
$40.00 Book Number: 11799 Order / Enquire
On Political Economy in Connexion With the Moral State and Moral Prospects of Society.
Glasgow: Printed for William Collins, 1832. First edition.
Octavo, rebound in modern boards, new endpapers, pp. viii, 566; 2 ads, 2. Occasional pencil in margins and on rear endpapers. Thomas Chalmers (1780-1847), Presbyterian minister, theologian, author, social reformer and the first moderator of the Free Church of Scotland. Light foxing throuighout, else very good.
$400.00 Book Number: 14293 Order / Enquire
(De BEAUVOIR, Simone). Bauer, Nancy
Simone De Beauvoir, Philosophy, & Feminism
New York: Columbia University Press, (2001). Second printing.
Octavo, grey cloth, pp. xii, 303. A volume in Columbia's Gender and Culture Series. Fine copy, no dust jacket.
$30.00 Book Number: 13601 Order / Enquire
FULLER, R.Buckminster; Applewhite, E. J.
Synergetics 2. Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking.
New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., (1979). First edition.
23.9 x 16.2cm, burgundy cloth, pp. xxiv, 592; includes colour diagrams. Tiny bumps to top corner tips of covers, else fine in dust jacket with a tint tear and light wear to bottom edge. Heavy book may require extra post.
$45.00 Book Number: 14174 Order / Enquire
Thoemmes Press, 2001. Seven volumes, cloth. Sir William Hamilton, (1788-1856), Scottish philosopher. He was widely interested in law, physiology, and literature and was professor of history and philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. Hamilton helped to re-establish the waning fame of the Scottish school of metaphysics. His "Philosophy of the Unconditioned" (1829), a critique of Cousin's Cours de philosophie published in the Edinburgh Review, publicized his views on the infinite, which he considered unknowable. Under the influence of Kant, he conceived of the world that man knows as finite and conditioned in terms of space, time, and degree. In logic his attempt to "quantify the predicate" was a crude anticipation of later developments in mathematical logic. The British academic outlook was broadened by his emphasis on the German philosophers and on Aristotle. (The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition). Published at USD$750.00. Still in publisher's shrink wrap. Fine condition. Will require extra shipping.
$250.00 Book Number: 14271 Order / Enquire
An Introduction to Metaphysics.
London: Oxford University Press, 1959. First English edition.
22.5 cm x 14.5 cm, olive green cloth with Oxford imprint at base of spine, pp. xi, 214. The sheets appear to be from the American edition, although there is no printer's statement. This copy with the bookplate and signature of Arthur Edwin Covington, distinguished astrophysicist and the pioneer of radio astronomy in Canada. Near fine in dust jacket, just a little rubbed at the head of the spine and the upper corner tips.
$75.00 Book Number: 11808 Order / Enquire
The Rational Good: A Study in the Logic Practice.
London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., (1921). First edition.
Octavo, original brown cloth, pp. ,  publisher's ads. Previous owner's name neatly in ink on endpaper, else fine; covers and gilt title very bright.
$60.00 Book Number: 14296 Order / Enquire
Philosopher: A Kind of Life.
London: Routledge, (2001). First edition.
Octavo, grey blind-stamped boards, pp. x, 441; illustrated. "This is the story of Honderich's perilous progress from boyhood in Canada to the Grote Professorship of Mind and Logic at University College London, A.J. Ayer's chair". Fine in dust jacket.
$55.00 Book Number: 14381 Order / Enquire
Sartre un Art Deloyal. Theatralite et Engagement.
(Paris): Jean-Michel Place, 1994.
Trade paperback format, pp. (239). Inscribed by John Ireland to his father, G.W. Ireland, author of books on Andre Gide. Slight spine lean, light wear to extremities else a near fine copy.
$27.50 Book Number: 13528 Order / Enquire
A Pluralistic Universe. Hibbert Lectures at Manchester Collegeon the Present Situation in Philosophy.
London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1909. First edition.
22 cm x 14 cm, grey-green cloth covered boards backed in dark green cloth, paper spine label, pp. [vi], . With the bookplate and signature of Canadian astrophysicist Arthur E. Covington, the pioneer of solar radio astronomy in Canada. Covington has made a couple of brief ink notes in the index of the book. Another previous owner's name, place and date on pastedown, endpapers and page edges tanned, spine label rubbed obliterating some lettering, else a very good copy, no dust jacket.
$55.00 Book Number: 11901 Order / Enquire
Kaplan, David M.
Ricoeur's Critical Theory
State University of New York Press
Trade paper format, pp. xii, 223. Near fine.
$30.00 Book Number: 14557 Order / Enquire
LORAUX, Nicole; Pache, Corinne (translator)
Mothers in Mourning : With the Essay of Amnesty & Its Opposite (Myths & Poetics Ser.)
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, (1998). First trade paperback edition.
Octavo, card covers, pp. xiii, 120. Fine.
$16.50 Book Number: 10051 Order / Enquire
The Myths We Live By.
London: Routledge, (2003). First edition.
24 x 16 cm, grey boards, pp. x, 192. Previous owner's name on endpaper, else fine in dust jacket.
$27.50 Book Number: 14175 Order / Enquire
(PASCAL, Blaise). Barker, John.
Strange Contrarieties. Pascal in England during the Age of Reason.
Montreal - London: McGill - Queen's University Press, 1975. First edition.
Octavo, pictorial covers, pp. [xvi], 336; illustrated with eight plates. Fine in a very good dust jacket with a few small nicks at the edges and a small creased tear to the top edge of the rear panel.
$22.00 Book Number: 12708 Order / Enquire