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Reeve, C. D. C. (editor)
In the early fourth century B.C., Plato founded his famous Athenian school, the Academy. Among the students who came to study there were two women, Axiothea of Phlius, who wore men's clothes, and Lasthenia of Mantinea. In five dialogues, inspired by those of Plato, C. D. C. Reeve imagines these women in conversation with one another, with Plato himself, and with their fellow Academician, Aristotle. The topics they discuss - women, art, justice, freedom, and the nature of reality - are all drawn from Plato's Republic. Their lively exchanges, which quickly engage the reader, are at once an exciting and accessible introduction to some of Republic's central themes and an exploration of some of the most controversial questions we face in trying to make sense of our complexly shared lives. 72pp.
Hackett Publishing Company, Incorporated, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0872206025
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Inventory #5466
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 15.00 approx. - € 13.25 approx.)
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Edited By Alexander, Hanan
This book presents an international, multicultural and interfaith forum concerning the philosophical, theological and practical foundations of ethics in spiritual education for a rapidly changing world.244pp.
Sussex Academic Press, 2004, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Paperback Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1903900077
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Inventory #20773
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 18.00 approx. - € 15.90 approx.)
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Edited By Puri, Ina
The pictorial world of Rini Dhumal is an amalgam of myth and realism, where nostalgia and sombre tones meet to create powerful protagonists that exude raw primal energy. We see representations of memory and recollection, distilled by her imagination which emerges from deep convictions and courage. Incarnations of the quintessential Indian Woman, quiet, with aloof confidence and devoid of any fragility, dominate the earthy landscapes. Stories of displacement, chance encounters and tales of far-away lands, integrating with symbolism and perception, are all part of her oeuvre. One comes upon, at once, the universality and intimate familiarity in the fluid forms. Trained as a painter, Rini Dhumal has experimented with every conceivable medium ranging from print-making, graphics and ceramics, with fantastic results, and created a cultural vocabulary uniquely her own. Her sketchbooks, with jottings of her initial responses before they take shape as paintings or other artworks, reveal the coming together of her hand and spirit. Drawing upon a storehouse of historical details, the splendours of her childhood, and anecdotal references from various travels, she creates a vivid aesthetic in her art-making. 248pp. N.B. Corners very slightly bumped.
Mapin Publishing, 2010, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781935677062
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Inventory #27605
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 36.00 approx. - € 31.80 approx.)
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Derrida, Jacques
N.B.Some underlining in ink.Previous owners inscription to ffep.Acts of Religion, compiled in close association with Jacques Derrida, brings together for the first time a number of Derrida's writings on religion and questions of faith and their relation to philosophy and political culture. The essays discuss religious texts from Jewish, Christian, and Muslim traditions, as well as religious thinkers such as Kant, Levinas, and Gershom Scholem, and comprise pieces spanning Derrida's career. The collection includes two new essays by Derrida that appear here for the first time in any language, as well as a substantial introduction by Gil Anidjar that explores Derrida's return to his own "religious" origins and his attempts to bring to light hidden religious dimensions of the social, cultural, historical, and political.436pp.
Routledge, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415924014
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Inventory #25866
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 11.40 approx. - € 10.07 approx.)
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Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty; Harasym, Sarah
Spivak debates general questions of theory with political philosophers such as Habermas and Althusser, psychoanalysts such as Kristeva, and with legal theorists such as Dworkin. 309pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Reading crease to spine. Corners slightly rubbed.
Routledge, 1988, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall.
ISBN: 0415900026
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Inventory #25667
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 11.40 approx. - € 10.07 approx.)
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