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1 (Bacon, Francis). Jameson, Thomas H. FRANCIS BACON: Criticism and the Modern World
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, (1954). First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed and SIGNED to the front endpaper by the author. Hardcover. Upper and lower spine frayed and worn, covers display spots of stain and some scratches, else about very good in blue cloth with gilt lettering to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 72 pages and notes. 
A reappraisal of Bacon and his writings that addresses some of the major adverse opinions about his work, and utilizes close and analytical scrutiny of the important texts to establish Bacon as a significant thinker even in twentieth century terms. 
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2 (Jacquement, Victor). Marshall, J.F. VICTOR JACQUEMONT: Letters to Achille Chaper, Intimate Sketches of Life Among Stendhal's Coterie
Philadelphia: The American Philosophical Society, 1960. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in blue cloth with gilt titles to the front cover and to the spine; in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
A collection of 100 letters that expose the thoughts and express the life of a distinguished scientist, artist, writer, political figure, musician and philosopher. Includes observations about his relationships with Stendhal and Rossini. 
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3 (Merton, Thomas). Dell'Isola, Frank THOMAS MERTON: A Bibliography
[Kent, Ohio]: The Kent State University Press, (1975). 0873381564 / 9780873381567 First edition thus. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in burgundy cloth; issued without dust jacket. 220 pages, indexes of books, articles, poetry, foreign publications, translators, juvenilia, and names. 
A revised and updated edition of Dell'Isola's bibliography of Merton writings, which was originally published in 1956. The volume lists the works of the Catholic monk and spiritualist, best known for SEVEN STOREY MOUNTAINS, his spiritual autobiography. 
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4 (Troeltsch, Ernst). Rubanowice, Robert J. CRISIS IN CONSCIOUSNESS: The Thought of Ernst Troeltsch
Tallahassee: University Presses of Florida, (1981). 0813007216 / 9780813007212 First edition, first printing. Foreword by James Luther Adams. Hardcover. Faint foxing to page edges, else fine in black cloth with silver lettering to the spine and parchment-style endpapers; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Bill Rollo. 177 pages, notes, selected bibliography, and an index. 
A study of Troeltsch's writings on theology, history, sociology, ethics, and philosophy, which focuses on his belief that values were eroding in the 20th century. "The first major survey of his thought to appear in English"--Max Stackhouse. 
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5 (Vico, Giambattista) Tagliacozzo, Giorgio and White, Hayden V., editors GIAMBATTISTA VICO: An International Symposium
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, (1969). First edition. Hardcover. A very good plus copy in price-clipped dust jacket that is uniformly tanned and lightly soiled. 
Octavo. A collection of original essays on Vico who, as Sir Herbert Read writes, "...is probably the most unacknowledged source of ideas in the history of philosophy." 636 pages, references, bibliography, and an index. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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6 (Weil, Simone). Moulakis, Athanasios SIMONE WEIL AND THE POLITICS OF SELF DENIAL
Columbia & London: University of Missouri Press, (1998). 0826211623 / 9780826211620 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 266 pages; bibliography and index. 
Presents the unfolding of Weil's philosophical life against the backdrop of the political and social conditions of the last days of the Third French Republic, the Spanish Civil War, and the rise and clash of totalitarian ideologies. 
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7 (Yeats, William Butler). Snukal, Robert HIGH TALK: The Philosophical Poetry Of WB Yeats
(London): Cambridge University Press, 1973. 0521200571 / 9780521200578 First edition. first printing. Hardcover. Fine in an about near fine dust jacket that shows a few tiny edge tears, nicks. 269 pages, including index. 
Snukal takes Yeats's most ambitious philosophical poems and situates them in the British romantic tradition inaugurated by Coleridge's and Wordsworth's theories of the imagination, and the European philosophical tradition of Kant and Hegel. 
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8 Anastaplo. George THE ARTIST AS THINKER: From Shakespeare to Joyce
Chicago/Athens, Ohio/London: Swallow Press, (1986). 080400417X / 9780804004176 Reprint: trade paperback. Trade Paperback. Mild crimp to spine ends, near fine, and tight in illustrated wraps. 499 pages; appendixes; notes; and index. 
The professor of philosophy, political science, and law, examines important works and their authors from Twain, Austen, Shelley, Carroll, and Melville to Homer and more, to offer informed interpretations and motivations of the artists/authors' creations. 
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9 Barrow, John D. THE ARTFUL UNIVERSE
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995. 0198539967 / 9780198539964 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in navy-blue boards with silver titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. 274 pages; tables; 21 color plate illustrations; figures; bibliography; and index. 
Drawing on a wide variety of examples from questions raised by C.S. Lewis and St. Augustine to the relationship between the pure math of Pythagoras and the music of the Beatles, Barrow enters a wide-ranging debate about the links between art and nature. 
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10 Boas, George VOX POPULI: Essays in the History of an Idea
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, (1969). 801810086 First edition. Hardcover. Fine without dust jacket as issued. 
Boas explores the notion of "The People" in the history of literature, art and music. Part of the "Seminars in the History of Ideas" series from Johns Hopkins. Illustrated. With bibliography and index. 
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11 Bowen, R.N.C. THE EXPLORATION OF TIME
London: George Newnes Limited, (1958). First edition. Hardcover. Physicist Daniel Deutsch's embossed seal on the front flyleaf, a near fine copy in hunter green cloth; no dust jacket. 
143 pages, suggested reading, and an index. With many black-and-white photographs and illustrations. 
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12 Broderick, Damien THE SPIKE: How Our Lives Are Being Transformed by Rapidly Advancing Technologies
New York: Forge/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2001). 0312877811 / 9780312877811 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in printed powder-blue wraps. 
Examines the effect the fast pace of technology has on our approach to life. 370 pages; afterword; notes; suggested reading; selected internet sites. 
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13 Cowan, Bainard and Kronick, Joseph G., editors THEORIZING AMERICAN LITERATURE: Hegel, the Sign,and History
Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press, (1991). 0807116289 / 9780807116289 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in orange cloth; in a fine dust jacket. 294 pages, notes on contributors, and an index. 
A study of the intersections of Hegelian thought, contemporary literary theory, and American literature, to reevaluate Hegel and his philosophy's role in American literary history. 
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14 Creasey, John GOOD, GOD AND MAN: An Outline of the Philosophy of Self-ism
(London): Hodder and Stoughton, (1967). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a near fine, price-clipped dust jacket with light wear to the extremities. 
Writings on Creasey's search for the answers to moral dilemmas. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 De La Carrera, Rosalina SUCCESS IN CIRCUIT LIES: Diderot's Communicational Practice
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Draws on a conjunction of communication theory, philosophy of science, and literary theory to analyze texts from Diderot's own interdisciplinary corpus. 
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16 Eldridge, Paul SEVEN AGAINST THE NIGHT
New York/London: Thomas Yoseloff, (1960). First edition. Burgundy cloth with silver lettering to the spine. Hardcover. Light shelfwear, a few dots of stain to the fore-edge of the pages, and torn-out front free endpaper, else very good; in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket with wear, nicks, rubbing, and a few tiny closed edge tears to the extremities. 
539 pages. The story of seven men who stood against their times to argue that intellect should be valued, including Desiderius Erasmus, Niccolo Machiavelli, Michel de Montaigne, Denis Diderot, de Beaumarchais, Arthur Schopenhauer, and Anatole France. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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17 Forbush, William Byron ECCLESIASTES: IN THE METRE OF OMAR, with an Introductory Essay on Ecclesiates and The Rubaiyat
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin & Company, 1906. First edition. Hardcover. Clothbacked boards worn through at corner tips, paper label on spine chipped at one corner, otherwise a very good copy. 
Octavo. Attractive early woodcut, in the Holbein style, affixed to the front pastedown endpaper. 105 pages. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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18 Forrester, Mary Gore MORAL LANGUAGE
(Madison, Wisconsin): The University of Wisconsin Press, (1982). 0299086305 / 9780299086305 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in orange cloth; in a dust jacket. 222 pages, notes, selected bibliography, and an index. Small octavo. 
An analysis of the language utilized to make moral evaluations and judgments, and what that language indicates about the way those judgments are arrived at. 
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19 Freud, Sigmund. (Edited by Marie Bonaparte, Anna Freud, and Ernst Kris) THE ORIGINS OF PSYCO-ANALYSIS: Letters To Wilhelm Fliess, Drafts And Notes: 1887-1902
New York: Basic Books, Inc., (1954). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Upper spine slightly bumped otherwise near fine in dust jacket. 
With a bibliography and an index. 486 pages. 
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20 Freud, Sigmund; translated and newly edited by James Strachey THREE ESSAYS ON THE THEORY OF SEXUALITY
New York: Basic Books, Publishers, (1962). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in fuchsia cloth with blue lettering; in a lightly age-toned printed dust jacket. 
First authorized complete translation of a work many feel stands beside THE INTERPRETATION OF DREAMS as the most influential and original of Freud's contributions. Comprises: "Sexual Aberrations"; "Infantile Sexuality"; "The Transformations of Puberty." 
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