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The Beast and the Sovereign, Volume 1

By: Derrida, Jacques

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Uk, University of Chicago Press: 2011

Edition: 6th Edition

Sellers ID: 04972

ISBN: 0226144291

Condition: Very Good


When he died in 2004, Jacques Derrida left behind a vast legacy of unpublished material, much of it in the form of written lectures. With ' The Beast and the Sovereign, Volume !,' the University of Chicago Press inaugurated and ambitious series, edited by Geoffrey Bennington and Peggy Kamuf, translating these important works into English. There is writing in pencil on the inside of the back cover. View more info

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Robert Fludd: Hermetic philosopher and surveyor of two worlds

By: Godwin, Joscelyn

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Thames and Hudson: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04979

ISBN: 0500810176

Condition: Very Good


Robert Fludd was one of the last of the true ' Renaissance men ' who took all learning as their preserve and tried to encompass the whole of human knowledge. Fludd had a genius for expressing his philosophy and cosmology in graphic form. All Fludd's important plates are collected here for the first time, annotated and explained, together with an introduction to his life and thought. There is creasing to one corner on the top rear panel. 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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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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Rousseau: The Basic Political Writings: Discourse on the Sciences and the Arts, Discourse on the Origin of Inequality, Discourse on Political Economy, ... Contract, The State of War (Hackett Classics)

By: Rousseau, Jean-Jacques

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.: 2011

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04882

ISBN: 1603846735

Condition: Very Good


This substantially revised edition features a new introduction by David Wootton, and a revision by Donald A. Cress of his own 1987 translation of Rousseau's most important political writings. There is some high lighting in pencil in the margins of this book by the previous owner. A good tight copy. View more info