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Ringer, Benjamin B.
1165pp.
Tavistock Publications, 1985, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: . First Paperback Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0422601608
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Inventory #11453
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Overall, Christine
N.B. Previous owner's signature on ffep. Slight fading to spine. With the help of medicine and technology we are living longer than ever before. As human life spans have increased, the moral and political issues surrounding longevity have become more complex. Should we desire to live as long as possible? What are the social ramifications of longer lives? How does a longer life span change the way we think about the value of our lives and about death and dying? Christine Overall offers a clear and intelligent discussion of the philosophical and cultural issues surrounding this difficult and often emotionally charged issue. Her book is unique in its comprehensive presentation and evaluation of the arguments - both ancient and contemporary - for and against prolonging life. It also proposes a progressive social policy for responding to dramatic increases in life expectancy. Writing from a feminist perspective, Overall highlights the ways that our biases about race, class, and gender have affected our views of elderly people and longevity, and her policy recommendations represent an effort to overcome these biases. She also covers the arguments surrounding the question of the 'duty to die' and includes a provocative discussion of immortality. After judiciously weighing the benefits and the risks of prolonging human life, Overall persuasively concludes that the length of life does matter and that its duration can make a difference to the quality and value of our lives. Her book will be an essential guide as we consider our social responsibilities, the meaning of human life, and the prospects of living longer. 264pp.
University of California Press, 2003, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0520232984
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Inventory #24494
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Page, Sally
Following the seasons, this book is full of money saving ideas and tips on how to bring your garden into your home. The florist tips Sally includes are practical and simple, the reader will not need to have a cutting garden to try them out, nor will they need to strip their borders of all their favourite flowers. Along the way Sally takes advice from other florist friends, including how and when to mix garden grown with flower shop blooms to get the best and most enduring displays. Sally Page has a passion for flower shops and in her books has spent many enjoyable hours photographing and writing about the life of flower shops, letting us in on the secrets that florists know. In this, the fifth book in the Flower Shop series, she turns her attention to the flowers and foliage that can be found in your garden. Sally invites us to join her as she visits twenty one beautiful private gardens around the country, taking inspiration from the flowers and plants that she finds there. Following the seasons, this book is full of money saving ideas and tips on how to bring your garden into your home. N.B. Signed by author on title page. 95pp.
Fanahan Books, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine/Price Clipped. Signed First Edition. . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
ISBN: 9780955377952
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Inventory #23609
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Hughes, Judith M.
The science of mind has been plagued by intractable philosophical puzzles, chief among them the distortions of memory and the relation between mind and body. Sigmund Freud's clinical practice forced him to grapple with these problems, and out of that struggle psychoanalysis emerged. "From Freud's Consulting Room" charts the development of his ideas through his clinical work, the successes and failures of his most dramatic and significant case histories, and the creation of a discipline recognizably distinct from its neighbours. In Freud's encounters with hysterical patients, the mind-body problem could not be set aside. Through the case of Anna O., Emmy von N., Elisabeth von R., Dora, and Little Hans, he rethought that problem, as Hughes demonstrates, in terms of psychosexuality. When he tried to sort out the value of memories, with Dora and Little Hans as well as with the Rat Man and the Wolf Man, Freud reintroduced psychosexuality and elaborated the Oedipus complex. Hughes also traces the evolution of Freud's conception of the analytic situation and of the centrality of transference, again through the clinical material, including the case of Freud himself, who at one point figured as his own "chief patient". Moving from case to case, Hughes has coaxed them into telling a coherent story. Her text leads the reader to see the origins and development of psychoanalysis from a new perspective.Previous owner's signature on ffep.235pp.
Harvard University Press, 1994, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0674324528
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Inventory #25126
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Edited By Rudnick, Lois P.
Cady Wells (1904-1954) was one of the most innovative modern artists to work within the Santa Fe and Taos colonies in the years between 1932 and 1954, and one of the finest American watercolorists. This full-scale retrospective of his work includes essays which explore Wells' art and life including his intimate friendship with Martha Graham. This catalogue is companion to an exhibition to open at the University of New Mexico Art Museum in Spring 2010 before it travels to three venues throughout the country. 159pp. N.B. Bottom corners of front and rear boards and D/J are bumped with small tears to D/J corners. One inch closed tear to front bottom right edge.
Museum of New Mexico Press, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9780890135587
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Inventory #27359
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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