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Plamenatz, J. P.
Previous owners inscription to ffep.An introduction to modern political theory and the history of political thought from Machiavelli to Marx. 472pp.
Longman, 1980, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Ninth Impression. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0582480469
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Inventory #25456
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Reichman-Israelsown, Raymond
In search of the panacea to every ill, The Mind of God takes us on a journey towards the reduction of all questions, and all answers, to one. The universal common denominator - the one without a second, the Kingdom of God - the finding of which will 'add all else' unto us. The author tackles the 'impossible' task of describing the infinite with finite tools - words. He deals with the dilemma of transcending the limitation of words in an effort at expressing the inexpressible, the ineffable, the silence. Within transcendental meditation the word is rendered unnecessary. But words are needed to describe the ladder to reach the transcendent. The book seeks to reconcile the paradox of intellectual and physical work and effortless intuitive revelation and mystical creative realisation. The deepest and most meaningful of expressions do not lie in words, but in the pregnant omniscient infinity between words. The paradox of communication at this level is the necessity to use words to describe the 'wordless.' Exploring reality, creation and the fall of man, man emerges as an expression of God. The Path is the sum of all paths. All religions or spiritual paths lead us Home to Self-Realisation.182 pp
Jivan Mukti, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0954967909
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Inventory #17991
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Jordan, Judith V.; Kaplan, Alexandra G.; Miller, Jean Baker; Stiver, Irene P.; Surrey, Janet L.
Previous owners inscription to ffep. Small amount of annotation and underlining. 310pp. Fading and reading crease to spine.The influential group of scholars working out of the Stone Center of Wellesley College has drawn together their most important essays to make a major contribution to the literature of women's development. Their groundbreaking work on developmental theory is based on the prominence of relationships in women's experience of themselves, as opposed to the disconnection that traditional developmental theory asserts is necessary to achieve a sense of self. This volume will be of interest to clinical psychologists and social workers, psychotherapists, developmental psychologists, feminist scholars, and sociologists.
The Guilford Press, 1991, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0898624657
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Inventory #26047
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Ebbatson, R
In the 1990s, it was the French theorists such as Derrida, Lacan and Foucault who, with their stress on linguistic play and undecidability, took Victorian Studies by storm; now, it seems, it is the Germans who are coming. In Roger Ebbatson's new book, Marx, Simmel, Benjamin and, above all, Heidegger are unleashed on a range of Victorian texts - some unsuspecting, some all too suspecting. The results are alarming: Ebbatson begins with Tennyson overshadowed by empire and homosocial tensions and ends with Conan Doyle writing about a bicycle belonging to a character called Heidegger. In between, he makes bone-shaking progress over a Victorian terrain marked out by Thomas Hardy, Richard Jefferies, Gerard Manley Hopkins, and Robert Louis Stevenson; along the way, Ebbatson considers shipwrecks, money, nature, the South Seas Mission, and 'final solutions'. Tennyson, we discover, was afraid of his own shadow, Hopkins's greatest poem was created by erratic compasses, Hardy wrote like Kafka, Stevenson was drawn to murderous missionaries, and Conan Doyle applauded the concentration camp. Ebbatson shows us that what the Germans bring to our understanding of the nineteenth century is a terrible awareness of the darkest moments of the darkest moments of the twentieth century. 172pp. N.B. Slight fading to rear board. Inside of D/J stained.
Sussex Academic Press, 2006, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1845191048
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Inventory #23886
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.58 approx. - € 27.63 approx.)
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Felski, Rita
N.B.Some underlining.Previous owner's name on ffep.
Harvard Common Press, 1995, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0674341945
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Inventory #26199
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