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DOING ETHICS IN A PLURALISTIC WORLD, Essays in Honour of Roger C. Hutchinson

By: Airhart, Phyllis D., Marilyn J. Legge, Gary L. Redcliffe (editors)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017458

ISBN: 0-88920-410-1

Condition: Near Fine

Contains twelve essays honouring a noted ethicist and educator. The essays include "Roger Hutchinson as Ethicist and Educator in an Age of Religious Pluralism" (C. Douglas Jay), "The Church and Pluralism in Quebec: An Account of a Participant (Gregory Baum), "Karl Barth on Divine Command: A Jewish Response (David Novak), "Not Moral Heroes: The Grace of God and the Church's Public Voice" (Harold Wells), "'O Day of God, Draw Nigh': R.B.Y. Scott, the Church and the Call for Social Reconstruction" (Ian Manson), "Ethical Values and Canadian Foreign Policy... View more info

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The Life of John Locke (2 volumes)

By: Bourne, H.R. Fox

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1876

Edition: 1st U.S. edition

Seller ID: 018263

Condition: Very Good

Locke (1632-1704) was an English philosopher and political theorist whose works were instrumental in laying the foundations of both the Englightenment and the philosophy of liberalism (freedom, equality in the eyes of the law, and consent of governed people). He would later be a major influence on both Adam Smith and Karl Marx. Both volumes brown cloth w/Harper Brothers crest blind-stamped to both front and back covers, gilt spine lettering, gilt top edge, fore-edges untrimmed. Volume I: (xvi) including preface, contents, 488 pages; Volume II: (xii), 574 pages (including index). Both vo... View more info

DESCARTES, Pasiunile Sufletului

By: Bratescu, G. (introduction)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bucuresti (Bucharest), Editura Stiintifica si Enciclopedica: 1984

Seller ID: 012132

Condition: Good

Romanian-language edition of the philosopher's 'Les passions de l'ame' ('Passions of the Soul). Grey cloth, 239 pages (including index/glossary), illustrated. Moderate general wear, in dust jacket w/impressions, general wear. Uncommon. View more info

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Moral Selfhood in the Liberal Tradition: The Politics of Individuality

By: Fairfield, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto & Buffalo & London, University of Toronto Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016729

ISBN: 0-8020-4736-X

Condition: Very Good

Fairfield "proposes that liberalism requires a complete reconception of moral selfhood, one that accommodates elements of the contemporary critiques without abandoning liberal individualism." Blue cloth w/silver spine lettering, 278 pages (including conclusion, notes, bibliography, index). Light general wear, in like dust jacket. View more info

INTERPRETING MAIMONIDES, Studies in Methodology, Metaphysics, and Moral Philosophy

By: Fox, Marvin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago & London, University of Chicago Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015436

ISBN: 0-226-25941-2

Condition: Very Good

A study of the work of the 12th-century philosopher Moses Maimonides. "Fox offers a general approach to reading Maimonides' philosophy and more specific reconsiderations of his ethical, metaphysical, and religious thought." Brown cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 356 pages (including index). Gently bumped corners/spine ends, tiny ink mark to top edge in rubbed dust jacket w/impressions. View more info

Habermas and the Dialectic of Reason

By: Ingram, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1987

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 009962

Condition: Very Good

the author summarizes the themes of Jurgen Habermas' 'Theorie des kommunikativen Handelns,' "placing them in the context of the philosopher's other work, relating them to poststructuralism, hermeneutics, and Neo-Aristotelianism, and surveying what other critics have said about Habermas."; 263 pgs., incl. Index; moderate soil to top edge, moderate general wear; View more info

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FUTURE CONSCIOUSNESS, The Path to Purposeful Evolution (inscribed & signed)

By: Lombardo, Thomas

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Winchester & Washington, Changemakers Books / Change Makers: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Lombardo, on title page

Seller ID: 018306

ISBN: 1780999852

Condition: Very Good to Fine

"...a masterpiece, a must-read book, not only for futurists, psychologists, social scientists, scholars, and academics of every type showing them how to improve their thinking about future consciousness, but also for ordinary people to improve the quality of their future daily lives." Inscription reads: "To Paul,/Hope you enjoy/the book./Tom Lombardo/8/20/2018". 805 pages, including references, + four pages adveretising other Changemakers Books. Light corner wear, tiny soil mark to rear end paper. Interenally tight and clean. View more info

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BABEL, A Journal of Early Modern Studies, Volume II (signed)

By: Reid, Lindsay, Lisa Mullins, Ron Haflidson, and Hugh Samson (editors)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Halifax, The Early Modern Studies Department / University of King's College: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Two Editors

Seller ID: 016939

Condition: Very Good

Students from King's College and Dartmouth University provide a collection of student essays that are "explorations, proposals, interpretations, and diatribes about the historical events, literature, philosophy, and art, that helped shape Western Society." Contributors include the editors, Samuel Austin, Jesse Blackwood, Naomi Blackwood, John Blanchard, Sarah Brodbar-Nemzer, Robyn Brown, James Bryson, Jeremy Dickstein, Micheal Fountain, Ross Gower, Christopher Hobrecker, Katherine E. Ireland, Elizabeth Smith, Christina Van Herk, and Katie Woodside. This copy signed by editors Samson ... View more info

The Sayings of Confucius

By: Ware, James R. (translator)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Mentor ME2168:

Edition: 18th Mentor edition

Seller ID: 005031

Condition: Very Good

The classic work presenting the wisdom of "the most famous of all the wise men of ancient China." 128 pages, including a list of Chinese Dynastic Successions, Bibliography, and Index of Subjects. Impressions, scratches. Internally tight and clean. View more info