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1 Acton, H. B., editor The Philosophy of Punishment: A Collection of Papers (Macmillan Student Editions)
London Macmillan 1969 First British Paperback Good Octavo 
238 pp. General and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint traces of a stain to upper and fore-edges. Foxing and smudges to edges of text block. Occasional light, tidy pencilled underlining to pages. Contributors include H.B. Acton, K.G. Armstrong, K.E. Baier, Giorgio del Vecchio, James F. Doyle, Antony Flew, William Kneale, J.D. Mabbott, C.W.K. Mundle, Anthony M. Quinton, John Rawls, Alwynne Smart, and J.E.R. Squires. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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2 Almond, Brenda The Philosophical Quest
London Penguin 1988 0140130764 / 9780140130768 Reprint Soft Cover Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
205pp. "...an ideal introduction to all the central topics in philosophy complete with a full reading list for each chapter." Light foxing to top page edge, light yellowing to page edges and margins. Wraps with very light general and edgewear. 
Price: 8.00 AUD
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3 Annas, Julia Plato - A Very Short Introduction
Oxford Oxford University Press 2003 019280216X / 9780192802163 First Soft Cover As New 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
104pp. "In ethics, metaphysics, philosophy of mind, and theory of knowledge, Plato's wide-ranging, bold, and influential ideas still challenge us today." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Passion and Value in Hume's Treatise, Ardal, Pall S.
4 Ardal, Pall S. Passion and Value in Hume's Treatise
Edinburgh Edinburgh University Press 1966 First Hard Cover Good No Jacket Ex-Library Octavo 
x, 220 pp. Light general and edgewear to red cloth boards. tape shadow across boards and spine. Upper edge of text block tinted red. "Cancelled" stamps to lower and fore edges. Library sticker to front pastedown; pencilled note to rear eps. The only other library impedimenta are stamps to copyright page and rear flyleaf, and a pocket pasted to the rear flyleaf, with a little offsetting from the "cancelled" stamp on that page over on the last page of the index. Internally bright, unmarked, uncreased, solidly bound. Small colour portrait of Hume tipped in to title page. Edinburgh University Publications: History, Philosophy, and Economics 21. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Conditions of Love: The Philosophy of Intimacy, Armstrong, John
5 Armstrong, John Conditions of Love: The Philosophy of Intimacy
London Penguin 2003 0140294716 / 9780140294712 Reprint Paperback Near Fine 12 mo 
166 pp. Faint yellowing to edges of text block; a few tiny dents to fore edge. All else as new. "An elegant little book -- perceptive and tender. You could do far worse than to give this to your brain as a Valentine's Day gift." -- Evening Standard 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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6 Blackmore, Susan The Meme Machine
Oxford Oxford University Press 2000 019286212X / 9780192862129 Reprint Paperback Very Good Octavo 
xviii, 264 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Spine square and uncreased. Faint yellowing to edges of text block. Internally as new. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Simulation of Surveillance: Hypercontrol in Telematic Societies (Cambridge Cultural Social Studies), Bogard, William
7 Bogard, William The Simulation of Surveillance: Hypercontrol in Telematic Societies (Cambridge Cultural Social Studies)
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1996 0521555612 / 9780521555616 First Paperback Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
207 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated covers. Gatefold flaps. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "A fascinating exploration of the relation between surveillance (Foucault) and simulation (Baudrillard). Well researched and well wr4itten, it goes beyond other books on surveillance to relate high-tech surveillance systems to concepts in postmodern theories. It is sophisticated theoretically, but it is quite accessible, studded with concrete examples that illustrate the phenomena in question." -- Mark Poster 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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The Wreck of Western Culture : Humanism Revisted, Carroll, John
8 Carroll, John The Wreck of Western Culture : Humanism Revisted
Carlton North, VIC, Australia Scribe Publications 2004 192076917X / 9781920769178 First Paperback Very Good + Octavo 
viii, 278 pp. Edges of text block uniformly yellowed. A few shallow dents to upper edge of text block, a little scuffing to lower edge. Internally as new. "Overblown, utterly misguided, and sometimes downright dangerous (not to mention half crazed), but important, and, at times, brilliant." -- The Guardian 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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9 Ch'u Chai, Winberg Chai The Story Of Chinese Philosophy
New York Washington Square Press 1961 First? Soft Cover Good 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall Yao Kuo-Liang 
252pp. "Here is a readable, nontechnical introduction to Chinese philosophy, designed for the layman who is concerned about the frightening gap that exists between the Oriental and Western minds." Page edges and margins yellowed, foxing to endpapers, ink inscriptions to first page. Binding tape showing in front and rear gutter, although binding is still secure. Wraps with moderate general and edgewear, with numerous small areas of loss. 
Price: 5.00 AUD
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10 Chalmers, David J. The Conscious Mind: In Search of a Fundamental Theory
Oxford Oxford University Press 1997 0195117891 / 9780195117899 First Paperback Paperback Very Good + Large Octavo 
xvii, 414 pp. Very light edgewear (a little curling to corners, some small, shallow dents) to illustrated wrappers. Light scuffing to lower edge of text block. Prev. owner's inked name to first page. Otherwise internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind, Cockburn, David
11 Cockburn, David An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind
Basingstoke and New York Palgrave 2001 0333961226 / 9780333961223 First Paperback Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
xviii, 156 pp. A little scuffing and shallow creases to edges of text block. All else as new. Bibliography, Index. "To attain philosophical clarity we must give a fundamental place to the idea that the person is the human being -- the bodily being that we encounter in our everyday interactions with others -- and to the ways in which we care about, and respond to, each other in such interactions." 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Sartre: A Life, Cohen-Solal, Annie
12 Cohen-Solal, Annie Sartre: A Life
New York Pantheon Books 1988 0394756622 / 9780394756622 Paperback Very Good Octavo 
591 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers, including creases to back cover. Corners a little curled. Spine lightly sunned. Internally clean, unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white plates. Very small nibble to first page. Notes; Bibliography; Index. "Lively and astute, she has uncovered remarkable personal details and maintains an attractive sympathetic curiosity -- and skepticism -- about the sacred monster right to the end." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The Secular Mind, Coles, Robert
13 Coles, Robert The Secular Mind
Princeton Princeton University Press 1999 0691058059 / 9780691058054 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
189 pp. Very light general and edgewear (tiny chips to corners and spine panel ends) to unclipped dj. Remainder mark on lower edge of text block. Internally as new. "Recounts conversations Coles has had with such figures as Anna Freud, Karen Horney, William Carlos Williams, Walker Percy, and Dorothy Day. Their words dramatize the frustration and the joy of living in both the secular and sacred realms. Coles masterfully draws on a variety of literary sources that trace the relationship of the sacred and the secular: Abraham and Moses, St. Paul, Augustine, Kierkegaard, Darwin, and Freud, and the fiction of George Eliot, Hardy, Meredith, Flannery O'Connor, and Huxley." 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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What is Civilisation? And Other Essays, Coomaraswamy, Ananda K. Foreword by Seyyed Hossein Nasr
14 Coomaraswamy, Ananda K. Foreword by Seyyed Hossein Nasr What is Civilisation? And Other Essays
Great Barrington, MA Lindisfarne Press 1989 094026207X / 9780940262072 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
xi, 193 pp. Slight scuffing to edges of text block, head and heel of spine. A few shallow dents to covers. Internally as new. "...brings together some twenty previously unpublished and uncollected papers of their author, [and many] among his most famous and seminal." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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15 Cornish, Kimberley The Jew of Linz: Wittgenstein, Hitler and Their Secret Battle for the Mind
London Arrow Books Ltd 1999 0099269953 / 9780099269953 Reprint Paperback Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
298 pgs. Light scratches to cover. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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16 Cowan, Rosemary Cornel West: The Politics of Redemption
Cambridge Polity Press 2003 0745624936 / 9780745624938 First Paperback Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
216 pp. Very slight edgewear; a few light dents in covers. Internally as new. "Insightfully defends the thesis that liberation theology is at the core of West's synoptic and existentially engaged philosophical corpus. ...Cowan provides a hermeneutic lens through which to make sense of West's pragmatist and Marxist leanings, and his prophetic Christianity." -- George Yancy 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Outercourse: The Be-Dazzling Voyage, Daly, Mary
17 Daly, Mary Outercourse: The Be-Dazzling Voyage
London Women's Press 1993 070434372X / 9780704343726 Reprint Paperback Very Good Octavo 
477 pp. Light general and edgewear to covers, including a few small chips along the upper edge. Spine uncreased. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Index. "Containing recollections from my Logbook of a Radical Feminist Philosopher (Be-ing an account of my time/space travels and ideas -- then, again, now and how)" 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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18 Dengevin, Jan The Idea of Justice in Christian Perspective
Toronto Wedge Publishing Foundation 1978 0889061025 / 9780889061026 First Paperback Good Octavo 
59 pp. Light general and edgewear to covers including rubbing and a sunned (uncreased) spine. Whited-out prev. owner's name inked to first page; sticker residue to first page. Otherwise internally unmarked, bright, solidly bound. "...delineates the basic components of a christian conception of justice...in the light of the philosophy of Herman Dooyeweerd, cofounder of the Amsterdam school of christian thought." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Following Gandalf: Epic Battles and Moral Victory in the Lord of the Rings, Dickerson, Matthew
19 Dickerson, Matthew Following Gandalf: Epic Battles and Moral Victory in the Lord of the Rings
Grand Rapids, Michigan Brazos Press 2003 1587430851 / 9781587430855 Second Edition Paperback Very Good Octavo 
234 pp. Corners of illustratrated wraps just a little curled. Shallow crease to upper front corner. (Note: the "creases" visible at the lower front corner in the accompanying photo of the book are actually part of the cover illustration. Great work Brazos Press.) Edges of text block very slightly discoloured. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "...offers fans of The Lord of the Rings a deeper understanding of the sharp contrast between Tolkien's Christian worldview and that of our current culture." 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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20 Dillon, John and Gergel, Tania (translation and introduction) The Greek Sophists
England Penguin 2003 0140436898 / 9780140436891 First Thus Soft Cover Very Good+ 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
419pp. "Each chapter is based around the work of one character - Gorgias, Prdicus, Proagoras and Antiphon among others - and a linking commentary, a chronological table and a bibliography are provided for each one." Light yellowing to top page edges, wraps with light edgewear. 
Price: 17.00 AUD
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