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Hannestad, Lise
N.B. Head and tail of spine slightly bumped. 140pp.
Jutland Archaeological Society Publications), 1983, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 8788415023
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Inventory #22996
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.00 approx. - € 15.90 approx.)
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Ricoeur, Paul Edited By
A fruitful and insightful study of how language affects how we understand the world, this book is also an indispensable work for all those seeking to retrieve some kind of meaning in uncertain times. 384pp. Corners and head and tail of spine slightly rubbed. Small white label attatched to rear cover.
Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1986, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First British Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0710093292
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Inventory #24560
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.00 approx. - € 15.90 approx.)
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Babbitt, Susan E.
Conventional wisdom and commonsense morality tend to take the integrity of persons for granted. But for people in systematically unjust societies, self-respect and human dignity may prove to be impossible dreams. Susan Babbitt explores the implications of this insight, arguing that in the face of systemic injustice, individual and social rationality may require the transformation rather than the realization of deep-seated aims, interests, and values. In particular, under such conditions, she argues, the cultivation and ongoing exercise of moral imagination is necessary to discover and defend a more humane social vision. Impossible Dreams is one of those rare books that fruitfully combines discourses that were previously largely separate: feminist and antiracist political theory, analytic ethics and philosophy of mind, and a wide range of non-philosophical literature on the lives of oppressed peoples around the world. It is both an object lesson in reaching across academic barriers and a demonstration of how the best of feminist philosophy can be in conversation with the best of mainstream philosophyas well as affect the lives of real people. 242pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Corners slightly bumped.
Westview Press, 1996, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0813326400
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Inventory #25509
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 15.00 approx. - € 13.25 approx.)
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Bocock, Robert; Thompson, Kenneth
This book considers the social and cultural aspects of 20th-century modern industrial social formations, focusing on Britain and Europe, with reference to North America and Australasia. The main topics of the social dimension include an analysis of the class, gender and racial divsions; women, the family, and the romantic sphere; patterns of consumption; and conceptions of the self, the body and sexuality. The section on cultural dimensions focuses on an analysis of contemporary ideologies and belief systems; the growth in popular culture, the revolution in mass communications; the reshaping of knowledge in education and the modern metropolis as the privileged scene of modernity. 484pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Corners of covers rubbed.
The Open University & Polity Press, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0745609643
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Inventory #25713
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.00 approx. - € 10.60 approx.)
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Ogland, James
138pp.
Minnesota Historical Society Press,U.S., 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0873514025
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Inventory #9453
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 15.00 approx. - € 13.25 approx.)
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