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Ree, Jonathan
The stunning debut of Jonathan Ree, the Simon Schama of philosophy. 'I See A Voice is a joy to read: bold, crisp in style, effortlessly erudite, slyly humorous, passionate and humane.' Roy Porter, Independent 'Ree writes with such clarity and elegance that his prose is a pleasure to read. His exploration of the world of the deaf demonstrates that their tragic deprivation of one sense illumines our understanding of the others. His study of sign language gives us unparalleled insight into the nature of spoken language! this book is not only a fascinating history of the belated correction of our misperceptions of the deaf, but a demonstration that philosophy really can advance our understanding of the world and ourselves.' Anthony Storr, Literary Review 'Some philosophers take difficulty and try to make it simple, but Ree takes what is apparently mundane and undeniably everyday and makes it hard and wonderful. Reading his book, I had to sit at a table, with a pen and notebook, jotting down things I had never thought about before -- asking myself how it was that I had lived with this commonsense all my life, yet never been in possession of its meanings! Ree treats philosophy the way Adam Phillips treats psychoanalysis: he scrutinises the everyday and the commonplace and charges them with significance. Psychoanalysis and the writings of Freud flood into his text, along with the poetry of Wordsworth, the writings of Proust, his own poignant memories of things past. The melancholy richness of his writing soaks up the culture of the late twentieth century: its emphasis on subjectivity and uncertainity; its sense of the individual; its receptivity to other forms; its confessionalism and belief in self scrutiny! in his passionate, fascinating philosophical history of language, deafness and the senses.' 399pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Flamingo, 2000, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0006550584
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Inventory #26089
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Iglauer, Edith
Two half inch tears to front of D/J, two half inch tear to top edge of rear D/J, one inch tear to bottom edge of rear D/J. Head and tail of D/J spine chipped.117pp.
Harbour Publishing, 1981, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0295958820
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Inventory #21611
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Edited By Wolstenholme, G.E.W
Previous owners inscription on ffep. Some staining to top edge of boards. Head and tail of spine rubbed. D/j chipped and has tears to the edges and corners. d/j is marked. 495pp.
J & A Churchill Ltd., 1960, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Poor. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #21448
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Arthur, John Preston
From the Introductory to the Appendix, this volume is filled with interesting information. Covering seventeen counties - Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, and Yancey - the author spent about ten years searching and gathering materials. 679pp. N.B. Rubbing to edges and corners of D/J with several small nicks.
The Overmountain Press, 1996, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1570720622
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Inventory #27617
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Chapman, David; Cowdell, Theo
In this text, the authors have examined the whole issue of the relationships between the public sector institutions and their various markets. They discuss how the public sector needs to fully understand the needs and motives of all its users before it can resource the many goods and services it provides and ensure ultimate user satisfaction. They describe how the application of market forces in the public sector is not solely about cost accounting but is significantly about the behaviour of individuals and groups in an informed society. The text recognises the complexity of the public sector and its markets. It uses a range of examples to demonstrate the applicability of appropriate marketing frameworks within the public sector context. 390pp. N.B. Corners slightly creased.
Pearson Education Limited, 1998, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0273623478
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Inventory #28926
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.26 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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