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Gandhi Naked Ambition

By: Adams, Jad

Price: £13.55

Publisher: UK., Quercus: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02491

ISBN: 1849162107

Condition: Very Good


A concise, elegant and masterly account of one of the seminal figures of twentieth -century history, ' Gandhi' lays bare the achievements, philosophy and legacy- both political and spiritual - of a man whose life may truly be said to have changed the world. There is a light staining to the corner of the front panel of the D/W. View more info

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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 Return of the Mother

By: Andrew Harvey

Price: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Frog Ltd: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 04415

ISBN: 1883319072

Condition: Near Fine


Adapted from a series of lectures on the historical basis and current resurgence of the sacred feminine, given by Andrew Harvey in the Spring of 1994. ' The Return of the Mother is a profound journey into the heart of the divine Mother. A good , clean and tight copy. View more info

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Nihilism: A Philosophy Based In Nothingness And Eternity

By: Brett Stevens

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Manticore Press: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04504

ISBN: 0994595832

Condition: Very Good


Inspired by transcendentalist thinkers and the ancient traditions of both the West and the Far East, the philosophy of nihilism negates the false intermediate steps imposed on us by degenerated values systems. For those who seek the truth beyond the socially convenient explanations that humans tell one another, nihilism is a philosophy both for a new age and for all time. There is underlining in pencil on most of the pages. View more info

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Moral Fables

By: Giacomo Leopardi

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Alma Classics: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04502

ISBN: 184749580X

Condition: Very Good


First published in 1827 and here presented in a new translation by J.G. Nichols along with ' thoughts,' Leopardi's own selected pearls of wisdom and gems of social observation, Moral Fables will enchant both those who are familiar with and those who are new to the works of Italy's last great polymath. There is writing in pencil on the last page. 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

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Edmund Wilson: A Biography

By: Jeffrey Meyers

Price: £16.00

Publisher: USA, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04401

ISBN: 0395689937

Condition: Very Good


This pioneering life of Edmund Wilson completes the trilogy on modern American writers that Jeffery Meyers began with biographies of Hemingway and Fitzgerald. Wilson , whom Gore Vidal call " America's best mind " had interest that ranged far beyond literature. The D/W shows light shelf wear. 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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Tao Te Ching

By: Lao zi

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Wildwood House Ltd: 1984

Edition: 6th Edition

Sellers ID: 03831

ISBN: 0704500078

Condition: Near Fine


The Tao Te Ching, the esoteric but infinitely practical book written most probably in the sixth century B.C. by Lao Tsu, has been translated more frequently than the Bible. This fresh translation of the ancient Chinese classic offers the essence of each word and makes Lao Tsu's teaching immediate and alive. View more info

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The Fragments of Empedocles

By: Leonard, William, Ellery

Price: £12.00

Publisher: USA, Leopold Classic Library: 0

Sellers ID: 03663

Condition: Near Fine


The philosopher Empedocles, according to the common tradition of antiquity, was born at Agrigentum in Sciily, and flourished just before the Peloponnesian war. A good ,clean and tight copy. 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 opens on China. A good clean and tight copy with rough cut text block. View more info

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The Witch of Portobello

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 start of delamination to the front edge, and the text block corners a little grubby. A good tight copy View more info

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Proofs of a Conspiracy - against all the religions and governments of Europe: carried on in the secret meetings of Free Masons, Illuminati, and Reading Societies

By: Robison, John Arthur

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Aziloth Books: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02748

ISBN: 190838879X

Condition: Very Good


John Robinson, a distinguished Professor of philosophy at Edinburgh University, took it upon himself to discover all he could of the Illuminati's structure and schemes. His book, when first published in 1790, caused a sensation in Europe and America. It has remained one of the most important source works for the study of the most enigmatic of secret societies. 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 and tight copy. 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