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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 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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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 ... 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... 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

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Dreamstreets: A Journey Through Britain's Village Utopias

By: Jacqueline Yallop

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03790

ISBN: 0224098276

Condition: Fine


Looking at everything from sewage systems to sculpture, chocolate to coal, and free trade to electoral emancipation, this book is a personal exploration of why and how these village utopias came about, what they tell us about the past, and how they still resonate with us today. A fine , clean copy. View more info

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British Philosophers

By: Kenneth Mathews

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, William Collins of London: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03643

Condition: Very Good


There could be no better introduction to the difficult subject of philosophy than this little book, which goes straight to the heart of the subject and in clear simple language describes the contribution which the most eminent of British philosophers have made to this subject. The boards show wear to the edges and bumps to the corners, the D/W also shows wear to its edges and corners and down either side of the spine. A good reading copy. View more info

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Beyond Personality

By: Lewis C.S

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Centenary: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00977

Condition: Good


The ,christian idea of god This book is in a dusty condition but is sound The d/w is complete but is foxed inside and is slightly nibbled on bottom and the top of spine and is a first on edition. View more info

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I Ching: The Essential Translation of the Ancient Chinese Oracle and Book of Wisdom (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

By: Minford , John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin Classics: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03532

ISBN: 0143106929

Condition: Near Fine


The ' I Ching or Book of Change, has been consulted through the ages, in both China and the West, for answers to fundamental questions about the world and our place in it. The oldest extant book of divination, it dates back three thousand years to ancient shamanistic practices. Today it is turned to by millions around the world for insights on spiritual growth, business, medicine, genetics, game theory, strategic thinking, and leadership, and of course for the window it ... View more info

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The Witch of Portobello - 1st Edition/1st Printing

By: Paulo Coelho

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, HarperCollins: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04344

ISBN: 0007251866

Condition: Very Good


How do we find the courage to be true to ourselves - even if we are unsure of who we are? That is the central question posed in this book. A good, clean copy. View more info

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Reality

By: Peter Kingsley

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, The Golden Sufi Center: 2013

Sellers ID: 03541

ISBN: 1890350095

Condition: Very Good


Reality introduces us to the extraordinary mystical tradition that lies right at the roots of wester culture. This is the true story of Parmenides, Empedocles, and those like them: spiritual guides and experts in other states of consciousness, healers and interpreters of dreams, prophets and magicians who laid the foundation for the world we now live in. There is writing by the previous owner in pencil on the rear f.e.p. The soft covers show light reader use with the sta... View more info

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Climbing Mount Improbable

By: Richard Dawkins

Price: £16.00

Publisher: USA, W W Norton & Co Inc: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03581

ISBN: 0393039307

Condition: Fine


The towering cliffs of Mount Improbable can never, it seems, be climbed. In Richard Dawkins's remarkable book the heights of Mount Improbable represent the combination of perfection and improbability that is epitomized in the seemingly " designed " perfection of living things. This is a fine, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Being and Nothingness

By: Sartre, Jean Paul

Price: £16.26

Publisher: UK, Routledge Classics: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03528

ISBN: 0415278481

Condition: Near Fine


'Being and Nothingness' is one of those rare books whose influence has affected the mindset of subsequent generations, Sixty years after its first publication, its message remains as potent as ever - challenging the reader to confront the fundamental dilemmas of human freedom, responsibility and action. The top front corner has a crease across it. Otherwise a good clean and tight copy View more info

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Pythagoras: His Life and Teachings

By: Stanley, Thomas

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, Ibis Press: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03534

ISBN: 0892541601

Condition: Near Fine


Pythagoras is known as the father of philosophy. He was one of the most influential figures of all time. While he lived some 2,600 years ago, he is as much a part of today's world as he was of classical Greece. Illustrated with diagrams by Stanley, modern geometrical figures, and ancient coins from Pythagoras' day, this book is an excellent introduction to a seminal figure of world history. There is crimping to the fore edge of the front cover. Otherwise a good, clean an... View more info

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The Golden Chain: An Anthology of Pythagorean and Platonic Philosophy (Treasures of the World's Religions)

By: Uzdavinys, Algis.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: USA, World Wisdom: 2004

Sellers ID: 03544

ISBN: 0941532615

Condition: Fine


There is a uniquely Western spiritual tradition that has been lost to postmodern culture. The author has compiled an array of seminal texts that powerfully reveal that ancient tradition... This is ancient philosophy at its finest. The corners of the text block shows light shelf-wear. A good, clean and tight copy View more info

The World is Made of Glass

By: West Morris

Price: £18.08

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00716

ISBN: 034032354X

Condition: Very Good


The World is Made of Glass is a story of love, sexual odsession,murder,the mysterious infection of guilt and the absolute need of forgiveness as a condition of human sanity. View more info