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Status Anxiety

By: Alain de Botton

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Hamish Hamilton: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03706


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: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Routledge: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03607


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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British Philosophers

By: Kenneth Mathews

Price: £10.00

Publisher: UK, William Collins of London: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03643


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

Beyond Personality

By: Lewis C.S

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Centenary: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00977


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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Reality

By: Peter Kingsley

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, The Golden Sufi Center: 2013

Sellers ID: 03541


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: £18.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03581


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: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Routledge Classics: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03528


'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: £18.00

Publisher: USA, Ibis Press: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03534


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


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: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00716


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