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THE PORTABLE NIETZSCHE, (Editor:) Walter Kaufmann
1 (Editor:) Walter Kaufmann THE PORTABLE NIETZSCHE
U.S.A. Penguin Books 1976 0140150625 / 9780140150629 38th Impression Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
x, + 691pp. Book clean. Slightly concave, but firm, spine. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn. Selected and translated, with an Introduction, Prefaces, and Notes, by Walter Kaufmann. " . . . includes Kaufmann's definitive translations of the complete and unabridged texts of Nietzsche's four major works: 'Twilight of the Idols', 'The Antichrist', Nietzsche Contra Wagner' and 'This Spoke Zarathustra'. In addition, Kaufmann brings together selections from his other books, notes, and letters, to give a full picture of Nietzsche's development, versatility and inexhaustability . . . " Book weight approx. 480g. 
Price: 16.54 AUD
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THE 50TH LAW, 50 Cent and Robert Greene
2 50 Cent and Robert Greene THE 50TH LAW
London Profile Books 2009 1846680689 / 9781846680687 First U.K. Edition, First Impression Hardcover (flexi) Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
x, + 291pp. Book clean and square. Bright gilt titles over undamaged black, round-cornered flexi-boards. Textblock pristine, all edges gilt (aug.). No dustjacket (as issued). An unusual collaboration between an author and a rapper/author stemming from a chance meeting, a suggestion of a future project that lead to Greene spending much of 2007 in the company of the artist/businessman/reformed felon, 50 Cent. That project was this volume, the musings (or! maybe philosophy) of the rapper known as 50 Cent. Book weight approx. 530g. 
Price: 22.77 AUD
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THE NONVIOLENT REVOLUTION : A Comprehensive Guide to Ahimsa - the Philosophy of Dynamic Harmlessness, Altman, Nathaniel
3 Altman, Nathaniel THE NONVIOLENT REVOLUTION : A Comprehensive Guide to Ahimsa - the Philosophy of Dynamic Harmlessness
Dorset, England Element Books 1988 1852300280 / 9781852300289 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
x, + 180pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper softly creased and surface indented, mildly edgeworn only. "This is the first book to bring the major aspects of Ahimsa - dynamic harmlessness - into focus for the Western reader. Nathaniel Altman provides a thorough grounding in a philosophy that has been practised by such notables as Thomas Merton, M.K. Gandhi, Bertrand Russell and Martin Luther King - to name but a few. But he goes further than this and shows how Ahimsa can be practically applied by each of us in our daily lives . . . " Book weight approx. 265g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 14.57 AUD
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4 Andrew Milner, et al (Edited by) POSTMODERN CONDITIONS
Oxford, United Kingdom (and elsewhere) Berg Publishers 1990 0854965912 / 9780854965915 First Thus Hardcover and Dustjacket Near Fine Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xv, + 208pp. Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over trivially bumped spine. Plain buff boards and text-block pristine. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally bumped as spine, else near fine. This collection of essays, edited by Andrew Milner, Philip Thomson and Chris Worth, were originally presented as a series of research seminars organised in 1986-87 by the Centre for General and Comparative Literature at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. The articles discuss central theorists of postmodernism, feminist reading of the concept of avante-garde, the re-reading of texts by Marx and Bataille, the wrapped monuments of Christo, and more. Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Introduction, Essays (10), Notes on Contributors, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 365g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 36.43 AUD
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WORLD PHILOSOPHY : An Exploration In Words And Images, Appelbaum, David and Thompson, Mel (Editors)
5 Appelbaum, David and Thompson, Mel (Editors) WORLD PHILOSOPHY : An Exploration In Words And Images
London Vega Books 2002 1843336138 / 9781843336136 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
350pp., frontispiece, and intext, monochrome halftone plate illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Plain black boards lightly bumped. No dustjacket. Much philosophy is presented in this book, which includes: Prelims., Intro., Foreword, Eras and Cultures, Knowledge and Reality, Eastern Perspectives, Ethics, Philosophy of : Science, Biology, The Mind, Religion, Ancient & Medieval, Modern Period, Art, Eastern Religion, Language, Education, History, Law & Politics, plus Glossary, Index, more. Book weight approx. 1.64 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 25.05 AUD
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6 Audi, Robert PRACTICAL REASONING
London Routledge 1991 0415070465 / 9780415070461 Reprint Stiff Wrap Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
214pp., a stand alone volume in the series: "The Problems of Philosophy: Their Past and Present". Side-stapled, book is clean and square, minute edge curl to foredge corners only. Card wrapper likewise, plus a few minor blind indentations. 'Practical Reasoning' will interest readers concerned with ethics and the philosophy of mind, as well as those interested in the nature of human action. Contents include: Part 1, Historical Background: Practical reasoning in Aristotle, Hume and Kant. Part 2: Practical Reasoning, Intentional action and Rationality. Book weight approx. 300g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 13.62 AUD
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TANTRA OF THE GREAT LIBERATION, Avalon, Arthur
7 Avalon, Arthur TANTRA OF THE GREAT LIBERATION
New York Dover Publications 1972 0486201503 / 9780486201504 First Thus Softcover Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
cxlvi, + 360pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Some biopredation on front and rear fly sheets, otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn. This copy is an unabridged edition of a title first published in English in 1913, by Luzac and Co., London. With an extensive Introduction, it is essentially a series of conversations between the great god Shiva and his Shakti, or consort-energy. 14 chapters. 'Arthur Avalon', translator, commentor, and introducer, is the pseudonym of eminent jurist and Tagore Professor at the University of Calcutta, Sir John Woodroffe (1865-1936). Book weight approx. 530g. 
Price: 20.04 AUD
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THE GUILT OF NATIONS : Restitution and Negotiating Historical Injustices, Barkan, Elazar
8 Barkan, Elazar THE GUILT OF NATIONS : Restitution and Negotiating Historical Injustices
U.S.A. W W Norton & Company 2000 0393048861 / 9780393048865 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xli, + 414pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, lightly bumped head and foot. Leaves clean. Montage-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn, soft crease to lower edge of front panel. "How do nations and aggrieved parties, in the wake of heinous crimes and horrible injustices, make amends in a positive way to acknowledge wrongdoings and redefine future interactions? How does the growing practice of making restitution restore a sense of morality and enhance prospects for world peace? Where has restitution worked and where has it not? 'The Guilt of Nations' explores this increasingly important dynamic in world politics today . . . " Contents include: Prelims., 12 chapters over two 'parts'. Conclusion, Notes, Acks., Index. Book weight approx. 810g. 
Price: 22.75 AUD
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YOGA, MEDITATION AND THE GURU : Critical Reflections on the Australian Scenario, Bilimoria, Purusottama
9 Bilimoria, Purusottama YOGA, MEDITATION AND THE GURU : Critical Reflections on the Australian Scenario
Briar Hill, VIC, Australia Indra Publishing 1989 0958771820 / 9780958771825 First Thus Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
79pp., 4 pages b/white halftone illustrations, plus b/white line-drawn chapter heading illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has nominal edgewear only. Contents include six chapters: Prelims., The Beginnings of Yoga, 'Yogies' and 'Bogies'-Yoga in the West, Yogic Powers (Siddhis)-'Levitation vis a vis Psychological Integration, Yoga as a 'Transcendental' System-The Place of Meditation and the Yogas, The Ethics of Yoga, The Guru and the Disciple (Guru-Shishya), plus Appendices A, B & C: The Eight Limbs of Yoga, Glossary, Bibliography. Book weight approx. 120g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 15.48 AUD
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10 Blunden, Andy BEYOND BETRAYAL: Marxism-The Cutting Edge, Volume 1
Collingwood, Victoria, Australia Intervention Press 1991 0646063677 / 9780646063676 Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
v, + 263pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. ISBN sticker affixed to colophon page, otherwise leaves clean. Printed card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. "The object of this book is to offer the reader an introduction to the whole range of Marxist theory. It is addressed to the serious student who is prepared to work quite hard in coming to grips with new concepts . . . " The first of three volumes, this volume includes: Prelims., Intro., Part 1/ Classical Marxism. 2/ Modern Marxism. 3. Marxism of today/Post World War 11. Appendices. Index. Book weight approx. 430g. 
Price: 11.84 AUD
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THE MODERN CRISIS, Bookchin, Murray
11 Bookchin, Murray THE MODERN CRISIS
Montreal, Quebec, Canada Black Rose Books 1987 0920057624 / 9780920057629 Second (Revised) Softcover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
194pp. Book clean. Spine firm. A former owner's name, an original seller's stamp, and random flecks on front flysheet. Foxing flecks on text-block edges. Art-illustrated (J.W.Stewart) card wrapper mildly edgeworn and creased. In this book, Murray Bookchin, ecological issues spokesman for over twenty years, identifies social ecology as an alternative to society's head-on collision with disaster . . . Five chapters, Notes. Book weight approx. 270g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 15.48 AUD
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THE ARCHITECTURE OF BABEL : Discourses of Literature and Science, Broderick, Damien
12 Broderick, Damien THE ARCHITECTURE OF BABEL : Discourses of Literature and Science
Carlton, Vic, Australia Melbourne University Press 1994 0522846149 / 9780522846140 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
x, + 155pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated ('Model for a World Fair Maintenance Machine', John Howley) card wrapper nominally scuffed. A stand-alone volume in the MUP 'Interpretations' series. " C.P.Snow long ago diagnosed a breach in our civilization between the two cultures: Literature and Science . . . a critical introduction to recent efforts to construct an interdisciplinary analysis of these two cultures, copiously punctuated with the voices of many scientists and writers . . . The result is an analysis of the discourses circulating in today's mindscape, a scientific/technological formation grounded in ceaseless, rapid and sometimes frightening cognitive change . . . " Contents include: Intro., 10 chapters, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 220g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 22.75 AUD
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HISTORY AND HUMAN RELATIONS, Butterfield, Herbert
13 Butterfield, Herbert HISTORY AND HUMAN RELATIONS
London Collins 1951 First Thus Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
254pp. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Khaki-colour, original cloth boards unmarked. An original seller's sticker affixed to front pastedown, a former owner's name on ffep., a foredge fleck on several leaves, foot untriimed, else random ballpoint pen marks on several pages. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, slightly edgeworn, with a short, closed tear. Some of the essays (now revised) in this book have been previously in print. In this volume of eight essays, Professor Butterfield widens his field of investigation into the scientific endeavour of human history, showing how the meaning of history becomes deeper and wider precisely as the evidence upon which it is established becomes more technically exact . . . Contents include: Prelims., 8 essays. Book weight approx. 420g. 
Price: 15.98 AUD
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A FALSE UTOPIA. Collectivism in Theory and Practice, Chamberlin, William Henry
14 Chamberlin, William Henry A FALSE UTOPIA. Collectivism in Theory and Practice
London Duckworth (The Right Book Club) 1931 First U.K. Hardcover [Quarter-Cloth] Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
vi, + 264pp. Book square. Blue cloth spine bumped, foxed and faded (title clearly legible). Plain papered boards mildly soiled (one mark on rear blue quarter cloth), plus lower foredge tips worn. Text-block edges flecked, else leaves tanned. No dustjacket. An early believer in the Marxist communist ideology, William Henry Chamberlin, American-born (Brooklyn, 17 Feb., 1897; d. 12 Sep., 1969) historian/journalist was later to change his beliefs after observing the negative aspects of collectivism whilst working in the U.S.S.R. This book attempts to set forth a reasoned proposition that collectivism, both in its communist and fascist forms, is a false utopia . . . Contents include: Introduction, 8 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 360g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 26.32 AUD
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SPACE IN MIND : East-West Psychology and Contemporary Buddhism, Crook, John and Fontana, David (Edited by)
15 Crook, John and Fontana, David (Edited by) SPACE IN MIND : East-West Psychology and Contemporary Buddhism
Great Britain Element Books 1990 1852301546 / 9781852301545 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
231pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, albeit slightly tanned. Illustrated card wrapper has soft corner crease to front panel, else mildly edgeworn and scuffed. "In this fascinating series of essays relating Buddhist philosophy and practice to modern psychological theory, the contributors show how the Buddhist 'wordless view' can broaden our knowledge of the mind, and modify and enrich human experience. An invaluable guide for the interested reader and the professional alike by practising psychologists, psychotherapists and counsellors, it offers the perfect map for anyone exploring personal development through the techniques and practices of Buddhism." Contents include: Introduction, 17 chapters over four 'sections', Conclusion, References, Index. Book weight approx. 380g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 15.04 AUD
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OUTERCOURSE : The Be-dazzling Voyage. Containing Recollections from my 'Logbook of a Radical Feminist Philosopher' (Be-ing an Account of My Time/Space Travels and Ideas - Then, Again, Now and How), Daly, Mary
16 Daly, Mary OUTERCOURSE : The Be-dazzling Voyage. Containing Recollections from my 'Logbook of a Radical Feminist Philosopher' (Be-ing an Account of My Time/Space Travels and Ideas - Then, Again, Now and How)
North Melbourne, VIC, Australia Spinifex Press 1993 1875559124 / 9781875559121 Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xiii, + 477pp. Four b/white illustrations by Sudie Rakusin. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper negligibly surface scuffed only. The resplendent philosophical autobiography of the world's foremost radical feminist philosopher . . . Book weight approx. 723g. 
Price: 16.92 AUD
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THE CONSOLATIONS OF PHILOSOPHY, de Botton, Alain
17 de Botton, Alain THE CONSOLATIONS OF PHILOSOPHY
Ringwood, VIC, Australia Penguin Books 2002 0140276610 / 9780140276619 Reprint Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
264pp., b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Pages clean, very soft corner crease to several leaves. Illustrated card wrapper very good. "Alain de Botton has set six of the finest minds in the history of philosophy to work on the problems of everyday life. Here there are Socrates, Epicurus, Seneca, Montaigne, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche on some of the things that bother us all: lack of money, the pain of love, inadequacy, anxiety, the fear of failure and the pressure to conform. Book weight approx. 195g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 9.11 AUD
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THE TRAGEDY OF HUMAN EFFORT, Douglas, C.H.
18 Douglas, C.H. THE TRAGEDY OF HUMAN EFFORT
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia The Women's Division, the Electoral Campaign (Non-Party Political) with Permission of K.R.P. Publications First Thus Softcover (Pamphlet) Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
No publication date (c. late 1930s). Staplebound (single staple) format. 16pp. Former owner's detail on first/title page, plus random red pen underlining, throughout. Text-printed grey pressings wrapper in good condition. "Notes for the address delivered at the Central Hall, Liverpool, on October 30th, 1936." Originally published in 'The Social Creditor'. Pamphlet weight approx. 20g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 15.51 AUD
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101 EXPERIMENTS IN THE PHILOSOPHY OF EVERYDAY LIFE, Droit, Roger-Pol
19 Droit, Roger-Pol 101 EXPERIMENTS IN THE PHILOSOPHY OF EVERYDAY LIFE
London Faber and Faber 2002 0571212018 / 9780571212019 First English Edition, First Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
204pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Plain blue boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly surface-scuffed only. First published by Editions Odile Jacob, Paris, 2001. Translated by Stephen Romer. "In 101 short texts, written with limpid elegance, Droit invites us to reconsider our most ordinary actions as unexpected philosophical events . . . a course in philosophical fitness, conducted in the gymnasium of what passes for ordinary life." Book weight approx. 320g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 16.39 AUD
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20 Ehlers, Henry LOGIC BY WAY OF SET THEORY
New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1968 1st Impression Softcover Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xi, + 386pp., b/w intext line drawings. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Laminated, printed card wrapper mildly splayed and edgeworn. Contents, in 'parts', include: Preface, Introduction, Part 1. Sets [Classes, terms]. 2. Propositions. 3. Inferences. Index. Book weight approx. 560g. 
Price: 15.48 AUD
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