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Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report of the Banality of Evil

By: Arendt, Hannah

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2261578


Reprint. Wrappers rubbed. 2006 Trade Paperback. Sparking a flurry of heated debate, Hannah Arendt’s authoritative and stunning report on the trial of German Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann first appeared as a series of articles in The New Yorker in 1963. This revised edition includes material that came to light after the trial, as well as Arendt’s postscript directly addressing the controversy that arose over her account. A major journalistic triumph by an intellectual of... View more info

Eine gebrochene Frau

By: Beauvoir, Simone de; Hengst, Ulla (Translator)

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Rowohlt: 1972

Seller ID: 1523123


German text. 1972 printing. Wrappers rubbed, stain to top corner of page ridges (does not affect text), small tear on p. 36 (text still legible). 185 pp. German text. English title: The Woman Destroyed. A German translation of the work by the famous French existentialist writer and feminist advocate. View more info

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The Plague (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books ML 109)

By: Camus, Albert; Gilbert, Stuart

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1961

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2204644


First thus (stated, $1.95 jacket price, 405 titles on verso). Copyright states 1948, but this edition was first released in 1961. Jacket edges rubbed, ink owner stamp on page base. 278, [2] pp. 8vo. The Nobel prize-winning Albert Camus, who died in 1960, could not have known how grimly current his existentialist novel of epidemic and death would remain. Set in Algeria, in northern Africa, The Plague is a powerful study of human life and its meaning in the face of a deadl... View more info

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The Plague (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books ML 109)

By: Camus, Albert; Gilbert, Stuart

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1961

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2172732


First thus (stated, $1.95 jacket price, 405 titles on verso). Copyright states 1948, but this edition was first released in 1961. Jacket edges heavily rubbed, jacket toned, titles crossed out with pencil on verso. Good. 278, [2] pp. 8vo. The Nobel prize-winning Albert Camus, who died in 1960, could not have known how grimly current his existentialist novel of epidemic and death would remain. Set in Algeria, in northern Africa, The Plague is a powerful study of human life... View more info

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The Stranger (The Collector's Library of Famous Editions)

By: Camus, Albert; Gilbert, Stuart; Fowlie, Wallace

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut: 1993

Seller ID: 2144222


Publisher's Notes from the Archives insert laid in. 1993 Full-Leather. xix, [1], 181 pp. Blue full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, blue ribbon marker bound in. Camus's classic novel of existentialism and the absurd, translated from the original French by Stuart Gilbert, with an introduction by William Fowlie and color illustrations by Daniel Maffia. View more info

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Sartre as Biographer

By: Collins, Douglas

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1923409


First edition. Includes original jacket, lightly word on front. Very Good. 1980 Hard Cover. 220 pp. Since 1945 Sartre has devoted more pages to biography than to any other genre or subject. In this perceptive book, Douglas Collins analyzes Sartre's biographical enterprise, its place in his thought and development, and shows us much about Sartre and about biography in the 20th century. He examines Sartre's sources and locates his biographies in the history of ideas, discu... View more info

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The Unknown Distance: From Consciousness to Conscience, Goethe to Camus

By: Engelberg, Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1950821


First edition. Includes original jacket. Jacket faintly toned. Near Fine. 1972 Hard Cover. xviii, 288 pp. 8vo. Edward Engelberg argues that Conscience and Consciousness have slowly drifted apart from their once nearly identical meanings: inward knowledge of oneself. This process of separation, he shows, reached a critical point in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the age of dualisms. Tracing the evolution of the severance of Conscience from Consciousness, he... View more info

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For Self-Examination / Judge for Yourselves : Kierkegaard's Writings, Vol 21

By: Kierkegaard, Soren

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Princeton: 1991

Seller ID: 2204542


Highlighting to Part 1 only. 1991 Trade Paperback. For Self-Examination and its companion piece Judge for Yourself! are the culmination of Søren Kierkegaard's second authorship, which followed his Concluding Unscientific Postscript. Among the simplest and most readily comprehended of Kierkegaard's books, the two works are part of the signed direct communications, as distinguished from his earlier pseudonymous writings. The lucidity and pithiness, and the earnestness... View more info

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Thus Spoke Zarathustra (Selections) / Also sprach Zarathustra (Auswahl): A Dual-Language Book

By: Nietzsche, Friedrich

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Dover: 2004

Seller ID: 2266111


Light edge wear. 2004 Trade Paperback. The most popular of Friedrich Nietzsche's works, Thus Spoke Zarathustra ranks among the most remarkable feats of German literature. A symphony of language, it abounds in every kind of wordplay and an intricate network of leitmotifs. This dual-language edition features one third of Nietzsche's work, keeping the most famous concepts intact and encompassing a variety of moods and modes as well as the author's full linguistic scope. View more info

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Existentialism is a Humanism

By: Sartre, Jean-Paul; Macomber, Carol); Cohen-Solal, Annie; Elkaim-Sartre, Arlette; Kulka, John

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201748


Bright copy. 2007 Trade Paperback. xiv, 108 pp. It was to correct common misconceptions about his thought that Jean-Paul Sartre, the most dominent European intellectual of the post-World War II decades, accepted an invitation to speak on October 29, 1945, at the Club Maintenant in Paris. The unstated objective of his lecture (“Existentialism Is a Humanism”) was to expound his philosophy as a form of “existentialism,” a term much bandied about at the time. Sartre... View more info

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The Age of Reason (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books ML 335)

By: Sartre, Jean-Paul; Sutton, Eric

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1947

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2205679


1963-1970 printing. Jacket lightly foxed. 1947 Hard Cover. 397 pp. 8vo. Translated from the French by Eric Sutton. L'age de raison (The Age of Reason) is a 1945 novel by Jean Paul Sartre. It is the first part of the trilogy Les chemins de la liberté (The Roads to Freedom). The novel, set against the background of the bohemian Paris of the late 1930s, focuses around three days in the life of a philosophy teacher named Mathieu who is seeking to find the money to pay for a... View more info

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The Promise of Buber (The Promise of Theology Series)

By: Streiker, Lowell; Marty, Martin E.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company: 1969

Seller ID: 1519080


Minor ink marks, jacket rubbed. Good. 1969 Hard Cover. 92 pp. Streiker examines the 'I-Thou' relationship between man as man, its reduction in the face of modernity, and explores the significance of Buber's thought. View more info

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Altarity

By: Taylor, Mark P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2201453


First paperback printing. Spine faintly creased. 1987 Trade Paperback. xxxiv, 371 pp. Readers familiar with Mark C. Taylor's previous writing will immediately recognize Altarity as a remarkable synthetic project. This work combines the analytic depth and detail of Taylor's earlier studies of Kierkegaard and Hegel with the philosophical and theological scope of his highly acclaimed Erring.  In Altarity, Taylor develops a genealogy of otherness and difference that i... View more info

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Albert Camus: A Study of His Work

By: Thody, Philip

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Grove Press Inc.: 1959

Seller ID: 1297320


Staining to front hinge, ink note on front flyleaf. 1959 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 155 pp. Albert Camus' life was cut short by a tragic automobile accident at the height of his creative career. Only 46 at the time of his death, he had already been awarded the Nobel Prize for literature, and his position as one of the major prose writers of the twentieth century had been assured. No contemporary writer had more acutely analyzed the cri... View more info

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Kierkegaard and Radical Discipleship: A New Perspective

By: [Kierkegaard]; Eller, Vernard

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1968

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200536


First thus. Inscribed & signed by author in pencil on front endpaper ('May you enjoy and learn from both Kierkegaard and the Brethren, Vernard Eller, Fresno '73). Ink name & year ('73) on front endpaper, jacket price clipped, jacket spine faded. 1968 Hard Cover. xii, 445 pp. 8 5/8 x 5 7/8. 8vo. A reissue of Eller's first book, originally published in 1964 as A Protestant's Protestant: Kierkegaard from a New Perspective. Until recently, most scholarship has insisted on se... View more info