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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 7¾" - 9¾" 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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Passion and Value in Hume's Treatise, Ardal, Pall S.
3 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
4 Armstrong, John Conditions of Love: The Philosophy of Intimacy
London Penguin 2003 0140294716 / 9780140294712 Reprint Paperback Very Good 12 mo 
166 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and page margins; 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: 14.00 AUD
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5 Ball, Terence, and Richard Dagger Ideals and Ideologies: A Reader
New York Pearson Longman 0321159756 / 9780321159755 Fifth Paperback Very Good + Quarto 
viii, 470 pp. Very light edgewear. Lower corners a little curled. Slight scuffing to lower edge of text block. Internally as new. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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6 Ball, Terence, and Richard Dagger Political Ideologies and the Democratic Ideal
New York Pearson Longman 2004 0321159764` Fifth Paperback Very Good Octavo 
xii, 292 pp. Light edgewear. Lower corner is bumped and creased, with subsequent light creasing to page margins throughout. Otherwise book is as new. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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7 Basin, Yevgeny Semantic Philosophy of Art
Moscow Progress Publishers 1979 First English-Language Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
248 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped but has edgewear including chipping and small closed tears. Book has slight discolouration and faint foxing to text-block edges. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Upper corner of ffep has been clipped. Bound-in placekeeping ribbon. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Formalism and Marxism (New Accents Series), Bennett, Tony
8 Bennett, Tony Formalism and Marxism (New Accents Series)
London Methuen 1979 0416708803 / 9780416708806 First Paperback Paperback Very Good 12mo 
200 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Foxing to upper edge of text block. Faint erasure marks to first page. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "Examines the relationship between the work of the Russian Formalists [Shklovsky, Eichenbaum, etc.] and that of such contemporary Marxist critics as Macherey, Eagleton and Renée Balibar. In doing so, it forcefully challenges some of the hitherto unquestioned assumptions of Marxist criticism and advances some radical new proposals of its own concerning the proper tasks of that criticism." 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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9 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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Beyond Betrayal: Marxism: The Cutting Edge, Volume I, Blunden, Andy
10 Blunden, Andy Beyond Betrayal: Marxism: The Cutting Edge, Volume I
Australia Intervention Press 1991 0646063677 / 9780646063676 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
v, 263 pp. Contents: Historical Materialism; Political Economy; Dialectical Materialsim; Democratic Centralism; The Transitional Program; Imperialism & Permanent Revolution; Stalinism; The Rise & Fall of "People's Democracy"; the Collapse of Stalinism; Marginalisation of Revolutionary Organisations. Appendices: Bibliography; Chronology; Preface to Contribution to Critique of Political Economy, Marx 1859; Excerpt from "Left-Wing" Communism -- An Infantile Disorder, Lenin 1920. Index. The first of three volumes which together present an outline of the Marxism of the present period. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The Simulation of Surveillance: Hypercontrol in Telematic Societies (Cambridge Cultural Social Studies), Bogard, William
11 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 Ruin Of Kasch, Calasso, Roberto
12 Calasso, Roberto The Ruin Of Kasch
London Vintage 1995 0099576317 / 9780099576310 First Vintage Paperback Very Good 12mo 
385 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Creases to front cover corners. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. "This is a great, fat, jewel-box of a book, gleaming with obscure treasures." -- John Banville 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Ego and Soul: The Modern West in Search of Meaning, Carroll, John
13 Carroll, John Ego and Soul: The Modern West in Search of Meaning
Sydney HarperCollins Publishers 1999 0732259908 / 9780732259907 Reprint Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
280 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. "An engaging and lucid look at where Western society is heading as we approach the new millennium. Modern preoccupations such as work, sport, computers, cars and the celebrity cults of Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley are sifted through classical themes." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Wreck of Western Culture : Humanism Revisted, Carroll, John
14 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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A History of the Political Philosophers, Catlin, George
15 Catlin, George A History of the Political Philosophers
London George Allen and Unwin 1950 First British Edition Cloth Good No Jacket Octavo 
802 pp. Internally clean and solidly bound, a handful of pages have neat ink underlining and occasional marginal lines. Endpapers very slightly foxed, front endpapers beginning to split. Boards rubbed but sound, gilt on spine has almost completely worn away, cloth fraying at corners. Black-and-white plates -- portraits of the philosophers. Index. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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16 Ch'u Chai, Winberg Chai The Story Of Chinese Philosophy
New York Washington Square Press 1961 First? Soft Cover Good 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" 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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An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind, Cockburn, David
17 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
18 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
19 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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The Jew of Linz: Wittgenstein, Hitler and Their Secret Battle for the Mind, Cornish, Kimberley
20 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 
298 pp. Faint dents and creases to illustrated covers. "An investigation of what may prove to be the century's most significant coincidence, the hitherto overlooked fact that its most evil politician and its most brilliant philosopher were at school together." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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