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Status Anxiety, Alain de Botton
1 Alain de Botton Status Anxiety
UK Hamish Hamilton 2004 0241142385 / 9780241142387 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
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. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
 
 
The Undivided Universe: An Ontological Interpretation of Quantum Theory, Bohm,D B.J. Hiley
2 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
 
 
3 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
 
 
The Perennial Philosopher, Huxley, Aldus
4 Huxley, Aldus The Perennial Philosopher
UK Chatto & Windus Ltd 1946 1st Edition Hardcover Good Poor Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
In this book, Aldous Huxley that there is a standard of faith by which we can judge both moral depravity as individuals and the insane and often criminal behaviour of the notional societies we have created. The Board is loose near the top of the spine and the corners are bumped. The D/W is badly chipped and torn. A good reading copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
British Philosophers, Kenneth Mathews
5 Kenneth Mathews British Philosophers
UK William Collins of London 1943 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
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. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
6 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
7 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
8 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
9 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
 
 
Pythagoras: His Life and Teachings, Stanley, Thomas
10 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.
11 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
 
 
12 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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