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  1. ARDREY ROBERT The Social Contract. A Personal Inquiry into the Evolutionary Sources of Order and Disorder. illus. with several  text  dwgs. t/out. by Berdine  Ardrey  pub.  Lond. Collins 1970 d/w. 8vo. pp.406. Fine.   Price: $35.00
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  2. AYER  A.J.  The  Origins Of  Pragmatism.  Studies  in  the Philosophy  of  Charles Sanders Peirce and  William  James. pub. Lond. Macmillan 1968 d/w. 8vo. pp.348. Very good copy.   Price: $35.00
  3. COLE  E.W. Ed. by. Truth. illus. with frontis. `The Editor and Family at Home'. &  portrait cameos in b/w. t/out. pub. Melb. E.W. Cole Book Arcade 1917 12mo. pp.482,20 advts. Gilt to spine fades else v/good.   Price: $45.00
  4. DE CHAZAL MALCOLM Introduction by W.H. Auden; edited and translated by Irving J. Weiss Plastic Sense pub. New York Herder And Herder 1971 d/w. 8vo. pp.144. Initials on f/free e/paper else fine copy.   Price: $65.00      Convert Currency   Parcel Costs
  5. EASTMAN MAX Enjoyment Of Laughter illus. with frontis. text drawings, and full page plates; pub. London Hamish Hamilton 1937 1st.ed. or. blue cloth cl. with Gilt lettering and decoration on spine d/w. 8vo. pp.400 Minor shelf wear else very good copy.   Price: $70.00
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  6. FRANKLIN  R.L. Freewill And Determinism. A study of  Rival Concepts  of  Man. pub. Lond. Routledge & Kegan  Paul  1968 1st.ed. (International Library of Philosophy and Scientific Method) d/w. 8vo. pp.X.346. Very good.   Price: $45.00
  7. FREGE GOTTLOB Ed. by Peter Geach & Max Black   Translations From The Philosophical Writings Of Gottlob Frege. pub. U.K. Basil Blackwell 1970 d/w. 8vo. pp.X.244. v/fine.   Price: $55.00
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  8. FREUD ANNA The Ego And The Mechanisms Of  Defence. Lond. The  Hogarth  Press and  The  Institute  of  Psycho-Analysis (The International Psyco-Analytical Library  No.30 1961 d/w. 8vo. pp.X.196. Good copy.   Price: $45.00
  9. FREUD SIGMUND An Outline Of Psycho-Analysis. pub.  Lond. The  Hogarth  Press  The  International   Psycho-Analytical Library No.6 1945 d/w. 8vo. pp.136. Very good copy.    Price: $40.00
  10. FREUD SIGMUND - An Autobiographical Study. pub. London: Hogarth Press / Institute of Psychoanalysis, 1946 Second edition, revised from the first edition of 1935. d/w. 8vo. pp.140. Fine in sl. chipped dust wrapper, usual wartime paper.   Price: $45.00     Convert Currency   Parcel Costs
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  11. FREUD SIGMUND Civilization And Its Discontents. Translated by Joan Riviere pub. Lond. Hogarth Press And the  Institute Of Psycho-Analysis Library 1969 d/w. 8vo. pp.XIV.94. Fine.   Price: $40.00
  12. GRUBER HOWARD E. & Paul H. Barrett. With A Foreword By Jean Piaget.  Darwin On Man. A Psychological Study of Scientific Creativity. Together With Darwin's Early and Unpublished Notebooks. illus. with frontis. b/w photographs, drawings and diagrams, abbreviations, chronology, pub. London d/w. 8vo. pp. XXV.496. Chapters: Book 1 : Howard E. Gruber : A psychological study of scientific creativity : The intellectual setting - The development of Darwin's evolutionary thinking - Darwin on man, mind and materialism - Book 2 Paul H. Barrett : Eraly writings of Charles Darwin transcribed and annotated : 1. Previously unpublished manuscripts of Charles Darwin : The notebooks on man, mind and materialism, M Notebook, N Notebook - Old and useless notes - Essay on theology and natural selection - Questions for Mr. Wynne - 2. Selections from previously published writings of Charles Darwin : From the Beagle diary - Extracts from the B-C-D-E transmutations notebooks - A biographical sketch of an instant - Appendix : A biographical sketch of Charles Darwin's father - The suppressed minutes of the Plinian Society Meeting of March 27, 1827. Darwin's heretofore unpublished notebooks on man and the evolution of mind in addition to other previously inaccessible writings of Darwin on these and related subjects.   Price: $50.00
  13. HOFSTADTER DOUGLAS R. Metamagical Themas: Questing for the Essence of Mind and Pattern. illus. with plates, dgms. some full page two col. Bibliography. Index. pub. U.K. Viking Books 1985  d/w. 8vo. pp.XXVIII.852. "An Interlocked Collection of Literary, Scientific, and Artistic Studies". Collection of brilliant and quirky essays, on subjects ranging from biology to grammar to artificial intelligence, that are unified by one primary concern: the way people perceive. Very good.   Price: $60.00
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  14. HOSPERS  JOHN Introduction To  Philosophical  Analysis. pub.  Lond.  Routledge  &  Kegan  1963  d/w.   8vo. pp.XII.532. A treatise on the issues and conflicts present in philosophy, examines ethics, the philosophy of law, the nature of moral judgement, philosophy of science, problems of personal identity, Very good.   Price: $45.00
  15. HUMPHREYS CHRISTMAS The Buddhist Way Of Life pub. London Unwin 1969 1st. ed. Pub. for the Buddhist Society; d/w. 8vo. pp.224. An attempt to help the Western reader "Tread the Middle Way". sl. chipped d/w. else fine.   Price: $35.00
  16. JOSEPH H.W.B. Essays In Ancient & Modern Philosophy. Oxford At the Clarendon Press 1935 d/w. 8vo. pp.340. Very good.   Price: $65.00
  17. KANT IMMANUEL Kant's Introduction To Logic And The Essay On The Mistaken Subtilty Of The Four Figures Translated by Thomas Kingsmill Abbott . with a Few Notes by Coleridge. illus. with title page vign. pub. London Longmans Green & Co, 1885 1st. ed. [First published 1800 in German] gilt-stamped spine thin 8vo. pp.IV.100 + 2 inserted rear ad leaves + inserted rear 24 page catalogue dated September 1885. Sl. sunned to spine, else very good.   Price: $125.00
  18. KANT IMMANUEL Kant's Critique Of Practical Reason. other Works, on The Theory Of Ethics. Translated by Thomas Kingsmill Abbott. illus. with frontis. pub. Lond. Longmans, Green & Co. 1889 or. maroon cl. glt.ltg. to spine, 8vo. pp.LXIV.368, 24 advts. spine sl. sunned , some underlining otherwise v/good copy.   Price: $95.00
  19. KOHLER WOLFGANG The Mentality Of Apes  Translated from the Second Revised Edition by Ella Winter. illus. with frontis. & 7 full page plates t/out. text diagrams; pub. London Routledge and Kegan Paul 1925 International Library of Psychology Philosophy; or. dark green cl. 8vo. pp.VIII.342, sl. foxing to e/papers, boards showing edge wear else v/good.    Price: $65.00
  20. LAING R.D. The Politics Of Experience. pub. N.Y.  Pantheon Books 1967 d/w. 8vo. pp.XVI.138. v/good copy.   Price: $35.00
  21. MENDEL  ALFRED O. Personality In Handwriting. A  Handbook of  American Graphology. Forword by Rudolf Arnheim.  illus. with  examples of handwriting t/out. pub. Lond. Peter  Owen 1947 d/w. 8vo. pp.376. Very good.   Price: $35.00
  22. MILL JAMES Elements Of Political Economy. pub. London: Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1826 Third edition, revised and corrected. or. half calf gilt. 8vo, pp.VIII.304. Several of the alterations in the third edition were founded on criticisms made by J S Mill and his friends. These alterations mainly concerned profits, regulation of value, exchange and land tax. The first text book in Economics in English. Originated from a series of lectures given to instruct his son John Stuart whose notes were the basis for this book. With WHATELY Richard Thoughts On Secondary Punishment In A Letter To Earl Grey: To Which are Appended, Two Articles on Transportation to New South Wales, and On Secondary Punishments, and Some Observations on Colonization (First Edition; pub. 1832, 1st ed. pp.IV.204).With WHATELY Richard Introductory Lectures On Political Economy, being Part of a Course delivered in Easter Term, MDCCCXXXI. (pub. 1847 3rd ed. pp.XX.314). NOTE: Three books bound into one total of pp.822. Bound by W. Detmold Swanston Street Melbourne. A very good copy.   Price: $1150.00
  23. MILL JOHN STUART  System Of Logic Ratiocinative And Inductive Being a Connected View of the Principles of Evidence and the Methods of Scientific Investigation. pub. NY: Harper & Brothers nd. 1848 or. grey/maroon cl. 8vo. pp.600. The work was begun in 1830, took thirteen years to write. First pub. London 1843. Mild fading to spine, (sunned) gilt lettering little faded, edges of boards rubbed, small paint mark to spine, sl. frayed at top of spine, text clean-an attractive, solid copy.   Price: $150.00
  24.  NAESS ARNE Scepticism pub. London Routledge & Kegan Paul 1968 1st. ed. d/w. 8vo. pp. 166.12 advts. lacks f/free e/paper else fine. Price: $35.00
  25. OUSPENSKY  P.D. In Search Of the Miraculous. Fragments  of an Unknown Teaching. pub. Lond. Routledge & Kegan Paul 1957  roy.8vo. pp.XII.400. Clear contact plastic  adhered to bds. otherwise fine.   Price: $55.00
  26. OUSPENSKY P.D. Tertium Organum. A Key to the Enigmas of the World.  The  Third Canon Of Thought. pub. N.Y.  Knopf  1959  d/w. roy.8vo. pp.308 folding chart at  rear,  clear contact plastic adhered to bds. otherwise fine.   Price: $65.00
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  27. PARKINSON G. H. R. Spinoza’s Theory Of Knowledge pub. Oxford University Press 1954 1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.196. Slightly worn d/w. else fine copy.   Price: $60.00
  28. ROSS DAVID The Right And The Good pub. Oxford University Press 1965 d/w. 8vo. pp.176 The purpose of this inquiry is to examine the nature, relations, and implications of three conceptions which appear to be fundamental in ethics, those of right, good in general, and morally good. Fine copy.   Price: $45.00
  29. RUSSELL BERTRAND The Scientific Outlook. pub. Lond.  Allen & Unwin 1931 1st.ed. cr.8vo. pp.288 rough-cut to fore-edge. sl. rubbed to spine, & marked.   Price: $45.00
  30. RUSSELL BERTRAND Human Knowledge. It's scope and Limits. pub. Lond. Allen & Unwin 1948 1st ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.XVI.538. fine copy,   Price: $60.000
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  31. RUSSELL  BERTRAND The Practice And Theory  Of Bolshevism. pub. Lond. Allen & Unwin 1954 (first pub. 1920) d/w. cr.8vo. pp.132. Very good copy.   Price: $25.00
  32. RUSSELL  BERTRAND Human Knowledge. Its Scope  and Limits. pub.  Lond.  Allen  & Unwin 1948  1st.ed.  8vo. pp.538.  sl. spotting to edges, little bumped &  rubbed  to lower spine.   Price: $40.00
  33. RUSSELL  BERTRAND Authority And The Individual. The Reith Lectures for 1948-9. illus. with frontis. pub. Lond.  Allen &  Unwin 1949 1st.ed. d/w. cr.8vo. pp.128. d/w.  sl. faded to spine.   Price: $40.00
  34. RUSSELL  BERTRAND Unpopular Essays. pub. Lond.  Allen & Unwin 1951 2nd.imp. cr.8vo. pp.224. sl.  sunned to spine.   Price: $30.00
  35. RUSSELL BERTRAND Satan In The Suburbs. And Other  Stories. pub.  Lond. Bodley Head 1953 1st ed.  d/w.  cr.8vo. pp.138. fine copy.   Price: $75.00
  36. RUSSELL BERTRAND Night-Mares. Of Eminent Persons And Other Stories. illus. with text dwgs. & 2 full page by Charles W. Stewart  pub.  Lond. The Bodley Head 1954  re-print; d/w. cr.8vo. pp.150. d/w. sl. chipped.   Price: $35.00
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  37. RUSSELL  BERTRAND Human Society In Ethics  And  Politics. illus. with frontis. pub. Lond. Allen & Unwin 1954  1st.ed. 8vo. pp.240. spine sl. sunned.   Price: $30.00
  39. RUSSELL  BERTRAND Portraits From Memory And Other Essays. pub.  Lond.  Allen & Unwin 1957 2nd.imp.  d/w. 8vo. pp.226. Very good copy.   Price: $35.00
  41. RUSSELL  BERTRAND Why I Am Not A  Christian.  And Other Essays on Religion and Related Subjects. pub. Lond. Allen & Unwin 1961 ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.XVI.228. Very good copy.   Price: $35.00
  42. RUSSELL  BERTRAND Wisdom Of The West. A historical survey of Western Philosophy in its social and political  setting. A  unique illus. history of philosophy with 500 illus.  250 of  them in col. pub. N.Y. Crescent Books 1959  d/w. 4to. pp.320. fine.   Price: $50.00
  44. RUSSELL  BERTRAND Common Sense And Nuclear Warfare. Lond. Allen  & Unwin 1959 1st.ed.  cr.8vo.  pp.94. closed tear to d/w. at bottom of spine.   Price: $40.00
  45. RUSSELL  BERTRAND Bertrand Russell Speaks His  Mind. Lond. Arthur  Barker Ltd. 1960  d/w.  8vo.  pp.174. closed tear to d/w.   Price: $35.00
  46. RUSSELL  BERTRAND History Of Western Philosophy.  And its Connection with Political and Social Circumstances from the Earlist times to the Present Day. pub. Lond. Allen &  Unwin 1962 d/w. 8vo. pp.842,6.advts. Very good copy.   Price: $50.00
  47. RUSSELL  BERTRAND On Education. A comprehensive treatment based upon  interviews with Russell and  research  in  his writings  and the sources of his thought. by Joe Park  pub. Lond. Allen & Unwin 1964 1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.148. Fine.   Price: $40.00
  48. RUSSELL BERTRAND The Autobiography Of Bertrand Russell. Vols. 1872-1914, 1914-1944, 1944-1967. illus. with frontis.  plates t/out. all three vols. pub. Lond. Allen  &  Unwin mixed ed.'s one 1st.ed. 1967-69 d/w.'s 8vo. pp.approx.230 per vol. Very good set.    Price: $80.00
  49. RUSSELL  BERTRAND Logic And Knowledge.  Essays  1901-1950. Ed. by Robert Charles Marsh. pub. Lond. Allen & Unwin  1968 d/w. 8vo. pp.XII.386. sl. torn d/w.   Price: $40.00
  50. RUSSELL BERTRAND Sceptical Essays. pub. Lond. Allen & Unwin 1956 d/w. cr.8vo. pp. 256. fine in the chipped d/w.   Price: $30.00
  51. RUSSELL  BERTRAND Theory  Of  Knowledge.  by.  Elizabeth Ramsden Eames. pub. Lond. Allen & Unwin 1969 1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.240. Fine.   Price: $35.00
  52. RUSSELL  BERTRAND Mortals And Others.  Bertrand  Russell's American  Essays 1931-1935. Vol.I. Ed. by Harry Ruji.  pub. Lond. Allen & Unwin 1975 1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.176.   Price: $35.00
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  53. RUSSELL  BERTRAND The Passionate Sceptic.  Biography  by Allan Wood.  illus.  with frontis. & 6  full  page  plates t/out.  pub.  Lond.  Allen & Unwin 1957  d/w.  8vo. pp.256. sl. spotty to edges & sl. chipped d/w.   Price: $35.00
  54. RUSSELL  BERTRAND ed. by Robert E. Egner Bertrand Russell's Best pub. London: Unwin, 1958 1st. ed. d/w. yellow dust jacket has black titles cr.8vo. pp.114. An anthology of witticisms by Bertrand Russell on a variety of topics - psychology, education, religion, ethics and marriage, selected by Professor Robert Egner. Short closed tear to lower front wrapper, sl. rubbed d/w. else fine.   Price: $35.00
  55. SAHER P.J Happiness And Immortality George Grimm's Investigations into the Secrets of Buddhism pub. London George Allen & Unwin: London, 1970 1st. ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.146,2 advts. Fine copy.   Price: $40.00
  57. SMITH BRIAN - Memory. pub. London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd, Muirhead library of Philosophy. 1966 1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.214, fine copy.   Price: $35.00
  58. SPINOZA  BENEDICT  DE The Political Works.  the  Tractatus Theologico-Politicus in part and the Tractatus Politicus in Full. Ed. and Translated by A.G. Wernham pub. Lond.  Oxford Uni. Press 1965 d/w. 8vo. pp.X.464. sl. chipped d/w. Fine.    Price: $150.00
  59. UNGER CARL What Is Anthroposophy? Preface by Maria Steiner. pub. Leipzig nd. c.1920? Original dark grey stiff wrappers 12mo. pp.24. Great spiritual messages combined to the fact that Rudolph Steiner permeates his investigations. Slight spotting to e/papers else v/good.   Price: $25.00
  60. WALEY ARTHUR Translated and annotated by. The Analects Of Confucius.  pub. Lond. Allen & Unwin 1971 d/w.  8vo. pp.268. Fine.   Price: $45.00
  61. WALLIS  R.T. Neo-Platonism. Classical Life  and  Letters. Development of Plato's metaphysical and religious teaching. illus.  with  frontis. & map pub. N.Y.  Charles  Scribner's 1972 d/w. 8vo. pp.XII.212. Fine.    Price: $65.00
  62. WILIAMS MICHAEL Groundless Belief. Essay on the Possibility of Epistemology pub. London Blackwell Publishers, 1977 (Library of philosophy and logic) d/w. 8vo. pp.182. Fine copy.   Price: $45.00
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  63. WITTGENSTEIN  LUDWIG Tractatus  Logico-Philosophicus. German text of Ludwig Wittgenstein's  Logish-Philosophische Abhandlung.  Eng.  translation by D.F.  Pearce  pub.  Lond. Routledge & Kegan Paul International Library of  Philosophy and Scientific Method 1971 d/w. 8vo. pp.XXII.166.   Price: $35.00
  64. YUTANG LIN The Wisdom Of Confucius Translated, edited and with an introduction and notes by Lin Yutang. illus. with 1 map pub. London Michael Joseph 1958 1st. ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.238 Price clipped. Very fine.    Price: $50.00

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