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Philosophy

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Philosophy
   -Eastern
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   -Taoism

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1 Bohm,D B.J. Hiley The Undivided Universe: An Ontological Interpretation of Quantum Theory
UK Routledge 1993 0415065887 / 9780415065887 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
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. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
2 Graham. A.C. (Translator) The Book of Lieh-Tzu
USA Columbia University Press 1990 0231072376 / 9780231072373 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Pictorial covers Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The Lieh-tzu ranks with the Lao Tzu and Chuang Tzu as one of the most eloquent and influential expositions of Taoist philosophy. This definitive translation by Professor Graham does full justice to the subtlety of thought and literary effectiveness of the text. The text on a number of the pages haS been highlighted by the previous owner, and there is a little wear to the corners of the cover. A good, and tight copy. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Isaiah Berlin: A Life, Ignatieff, Michael
3 Ignatieff, Michael Isaiah Berlin: A Life
UK Chatto & Windus 1998 0701163259 / 9780701163259 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
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. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping ( second class ) is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
4 Lewis C.S Beyond Personality
London Centenary 1944 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 16mo - over 5 
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. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
 
 
Reality, Peter Kingsley
5 Peter Kingsley Reality
USA The Golden Sufi Center 2013 1890350095 / 9781890350093 Soft cover Very Good Pictorial Boards Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
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 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
Climbing Mount Improbable, Richard Dawkins
6 Richard Dawkins Climbing Mount Improbable
USA W W Norton & Co Inc 1996 0393039307 / 9780393039306 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
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. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
Being and Nothingness, Sartre, Jean Paul
7 Sartre, Jean Paul Being and Nothingness
UK Routledge Classics 2003 0415278481 / 9780415278485 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
'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 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
8 Stanley, Thomas Pythagoras: His Life and Teachings
USA Ibis Press 2010 0892541601 / 9780892541607 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Pictorial covers Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
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. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
The Golden Chain: An Anthology of Pythagorean and Platonic Philosophy (Treasures of the World's Religions), Uzdavinys, Algis.
9 Uzdavinys, Algis. The Golden Chain: An Anthology of Pythagorean and Platonic Philosophy (Treasures of the World's Religions)
USA World Wisdom 2004 0941532615 / 9780941532617 Soft cover Fine Pictorial Boards Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
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 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
10 West Morris The World is Made of Glass
London Hodder & Stoughton 1983 034032354X / 9780340323540 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 
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. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 


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