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Justice for Hedgehogs

By: Dworkin, Ronald

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA/London, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press: 2011

Seller ID: 2501

Condition: New


Hardcover with dust jacket, 16.5 by 24 cm, xi 506 pp. New, unread copy. “The fox knows many things, the Greeks said, but the hedgehog knows one big thing. In his most comprehensive work, Ronald Dworkin argues that value in all its forms is one big thing: that what truth is, life means, morality requires, and justice demands are different aspects of the same large question. He develops original theories on a great variety of issues very rarely considered in the same book: moral skepticism, literary, artistic, and historical interpretation, free will, ancient moral theory, being good and liv... View more info

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Forgiveness and the Maternal Body: An African Ethics of Interconnectedness [Essays on Exploring a Global Dream]

By: Gobodo-Madikizela, Pumla

Price: $15.00

Publisher: [Kalamazoo, MI], Fetzer Institute: 2011

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 3151

Condition: Near Fine


Staple-bound wraps, 15 by 23 cm, vii 30 pp. Near fine. From the publisher: “In this essay, Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela draws from her experience and observations as a member of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission. She discusses the relationship between empathy and the victims' capacity to forgive perpetrators and argues that empathy toward others is the essence of our ethical responsibility. She evokes the word inimba in her native Xhosa language, which can be translated as “umbilical cord,” to locate the origins of the response of empathy in the body. She draws insights ... View more info

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The English Philosophers

By: Leslie Allen Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1953

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 148

Condition: Very Good


London: Faber and Faber, 1953. First edition. Very Good/poor. London: Faber and Faber, 1953. First edition. Very Good/poor. SIGNED by the author on the title page and includes a signed letter from the author. Hardcover with dust jacket. Faber and Faber (London), 1953 first edition. The hardcover is in very good condition with light wear and bumping to the boards. The edges of the textblock and the endpapers have light foxing and there is a dampstain on the lower edge of the rear pastedown where it looks like a label was removed. The previous owner's name, Vincent H. Butler, is in pen in... View more info

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Plotinus: The Ethical Treatises, Being the Treatises of the First Ennead with Porphyry’s Life of Plotinus, and the Preller-Ritter Extracts Forming a Conspectus of the Plotinian System (Volume I), and Plotinus Psychic and Physical Treatises; Comprising the Second and Third Enneads (Volume II) [The Library of Philosophical Translations]

By: Plotinus; Stephen Mackenna, trans.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society: 1917, 1921

Seller ID: 3061

Condition: Good +


1917 (Vol. I), 1921 (Vol. 2), an edition of 1000 copies. Light blue paper over oatmeal cloth spine with paper spine and cover labels, watermarked rag paper, 20 by 27.5 cm, 158; 246 pp. Vol. I is good with cover and corner wear; the paper-covered boards have light soiling and foxing; spine label is darkened. Vol. II is similar with a few light dents and stains on the boards; the spine label is chipped; There is a dime-sized patch of damaged cloth near the center of the spine with an old glue repair. The endpapers of both volumes have light foxing, otherwise the interiors are clean, bright, ... View more info