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Status Anxiety

By: Alain de Botton

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Hamish Hamilton: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03706

ISBN: 0241142385

Condition: Fine


This is a book about an almost universal anxiety that rarely gets mentioned directly: an anxiety about what others think about us; whether we are judged a success or a failure, a winner or looser. This is a book about the status of anxiety. A good, clean and tidy near fine copy. View more info

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The War that killed Achillles

By: Alexander Caroline

Price: £15.00

Publisher: england, Viking/Penquin Ltd: 2009

Sellers ID: 01750

ISBN: 0670021121

Condition: Very Good


Book and d/w in very good condition ,The true story of homer's iliiad and the trojan wars. View more info

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Gurdjieff; making a new world

By: Bennett, John G

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Turnstone Books: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04923

ISBN: 0855000198

Condition: Very Good


Gurdjieff was an extraordinary man who made a profound impact upon those who met him, even casually. Founding a school in France in the early 1920's known as the " Forest Philosophers ", he attracted a circle of remarkable men and women through whom his ideas have had more influence than many suspect, particularly in Europe and America. the text block is lightly marked and there is an inscription on the front end paper. the d/w is worn on the edges and corners and there are also small tears to the head and base of the spine . View more info

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The Undivided Universe: An Ontological Interpretation of Quantum Theory

By: Bohm,D B.J. Hiley

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Routledge: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03607

ISBN: 0415065887

Condition: Near Fine


In The Undivided Universe, the authors presents a radically different approach to quantum theory.An interpretation of quantum theory is developed which gives a clear, intuitive understanding of its meaning and in which there is a coherent notion of the reality of the universe without assuming a fundamental role for the human observer. There is a little spotting to the head of the text block. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Punic Wars

By: Caven , Brian

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Book Club Association: 1980

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02324

Condition: Very Good


The author identifies the causes of the Punic Wars, recounts their turbulent events and describes their social and political background. he traces the successes and reversals in fortunes of these two mighty protagonists throughout the land and sea battles in which the rival armies and fleets clashed with one another in Sicily, Italy, Spain,Greece and Africa ; he also discusses the abilities of some of the great generals of history, including Hannibal and the Scipios. There is some bumping to the corners. View more info

Difference and Repetition (Bloomsbury Revelations)

By: Deleuze, Gilles

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury UK: 2017

Edition: 6th Edition

Sellers ID: 05028

ISBN: 1472572351

Condition: Very Good


Since its publication in 1968, Difference and Repetition, an exposition of the critique of identity, has come to be considered a contemporary classic in philosophy and one of Gilles Deleuze's most important works. There is delamination to the fore edge and base of the cover. Otherwise a good, tight copy. View more info

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The Ancient Greeks: In Their Own Words.

By: Dillon, Matthew.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, The History Press.: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02276

ISBN: 0750927151

Condition: Very Good


This book offers vivid eyewitness accounts of the life in the classical world. The author has selected a series of telling extracts from Greek literature to provide an unforgettable picture of the customs and concerns, fears and ambitions, and the underlying values of the ancient Greeks. It is an intimate insight into a world separated from our own by hundreds of years. This book will have special value for those who want to learn about the human side of ancient Greece. View more info

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A History of Engineering in Classical and Medieval Times

By: Donald Hill

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Routledge: 1998

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 04381

ISBN: 0415152917

Condition: Very Good


This is a knowledgeable account of the wonderful triumphs and the limitations of ancient and medieval engineering. the author systematically describes what is known about the evolution of irrigation works, dams, bridges, roads, building construction, water and wind power, automata, and clocks, placing them in their social, geographical, and intellectual contexts. A good, clean copy. View more info

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Materialism

By: Eagleton, Terry

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Yale University Press: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04876

ISBN: 030021880X

Condition: Near Fine


In this eye-opening, intellectually stimulating appreciation of a fascinating current of philosophy, the author makes a powerful argument that materialism is at the centre of today's important scientific and cultural as well as philosophical debates. The previous owner has used a pencil to underline some of the text and there is faint writing on the rear free end paper. A good clean and tight copy. View more info

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Psyche in Antiquity, Book One - Early Greek Philosophy.

By: Edward F. Edinger

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Canada, Inner City Books: 1999

Sellers ID: 04866

ISBN: 0919123864

Condition: Very Good


Depth psychology, in its practical application, is the heir of three noble traditions: the medical tradition of the care of patients, the religious tradition of concern for the soul, and the philosophical tradition of dialogue in the search for truth. this particular study centers on the third tradition, the philosophical one. There is some underling in pencil on the page margins and annotation on the inside of the rear cover. A good, tight copy. View more info

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Psyche in Antiquity, Book Two, Gnosticism and Early Christianity

By: Edward F. Edinger

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Inner City Books: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04924

ISBN: 0919123872

Condition: Very Good


Jung's book ' Aion' laid the foundation for a new discipline that can be called archetypal psychohistory, which studies the movements of the collective unconscious as it becomes manifest through political and cultural history. In this present study, Dr Edinger brings this method to bear on some of the changes that occurred at the beginning of the Christian eon. A good, tight copy. View more info

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Appearance and Reality; A Metaphysical Essay

By: Francis Herbert Bradley

Price: £25.00

Publisher: USA, General Books LLC: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04845

ISBN: 0217175341

Condition: Very Good


A good, tight and clean copy. View more info

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Civilization and Its Discontents

By: Freud, Sigmund

Price: £12.00

Publisher: USA, Martino Fine Books: 2010

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 04997

ISBN: 1891396250

Condition: Very Good


There is some annotation in pencil. A good, tight and clean copy, in pictorial soft covers. View more info

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Serpent Songs: An Anthology of Traditional Craft

By: Frisvold, Nicholaj De Mattos

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Scarlet Imprint: 2014

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 04998

ISBN: 0957449224

Condition: Very Good


There is annotation in pencil on the inside of the rear cover, and the covers show light wear. A good, tight cover. View more info

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The Expulsion of the Triumphant Beast

By: Giordano Bruno

Price: £25.00

Publisher: USA, Bison Books: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 04881

ISBN: 0803262345

Condition: Very Good


The author of more than sixty works om mathematics, science, ethics, philosophy, metaphysics, the art of memory, and esoteric mysticism, Bruno had a profound impact on Western thought. there is some high lighting by pencil in the margins. and the extremities and corners show light wear. View more info

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Our Island Story

By: H. E. Marshall

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Galore Park and Civitas: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03785

ISBN: 1902984749

Condition: Fine


First published in 1905. this beautifully written narrative sets out the history of Britain in chronological order, taking its reader through from the Romans to the death of Queen Victoria. Written specifically for children, this centenary edition with its short chapters, simple words, enthralling character descriptions and evocative colour illustrations, presents history as a series of vivid stories that will capture the imagination of children and adults alike. A very good clean copy. View more info

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The Sceptics (Arguments of the Philosophers)

By: Hankinson, R.J.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: USA, Routledge: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04864

ISBN: 0415184460

Condition: Very Good


The Sceptics ' is the first comprehensive, up-to-date treatment of Greek scepticism, from the beginnings of epistemology with Xenophanes to the final full development of Pyrrhonism in the work of Sextus Empiricus. There are some faint annotations on the page margins and on the rear end paper. A good tight and square copy. View more info

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The Corpus Hermeticum

By: Hermes Trismegistus

Price: £12.00

Publisher: USA, IAP: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04871

ISBN: 8562022101

Condition: Very Good


Corpus Hermeticum's text was written between 2nd century BC and 3rd century A.D. It consists of a set of writings that arrived to us in Greek and Latin. Today experts believe the text is at least about 2000 years old. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Isaiah Berlin: A Life

By: Ignatieff, Michael

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK, Chatto & Windus: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03008

ISBN: 0701163259

Condition: Very Good


Not only is Isiah Berlin thought to be the greatest and most humane of modern liberal philosophers , but his life story presents a vivid and thought-provoking chronicle of our time. Berlin agreed to talk to the author about his past, and from this sprang a rich, spreading sequence of conversations with continued through his final decade; the result is the first, full authorised biography. The text block has a little spotting to its front edge. The D/W ha some wear to its corners and edges. It is still a good tight copy. View more info

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The Proper Study Of Mankind: An Anthology of Essays

By: Isaiah Berlin

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Pimlico: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04404

ISBN: 0712673229

Condition: Very Good


Isaiah Berlin was one of the leading thinkers of the 20th century, and one of the finest writers. This book provides a selection of the best of his essays A good, tight copy View more info