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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

By: Ackerman, D.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Bantam Book: 1980

Seller ID: 47


A narration of a summer motorcycle trip undertaken by a father and his son, the book becomes a personal and philosophical odyssey into fundamental questions of how to live. The narrator's relationship with his son leads to a powerful self-reckoning; the craft of motorcycle maintenance leads to an austerely beautiful process for reconciling science, religion, and humanism. Resonant with the confusions of existence, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is a touching a... View more info

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Politics

By: Aristotle

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford University Press: 1998

Seller ID: 679


Translated by Ernest Barker. Revised with an introduction and notes by R. F. Stalley. The Politics is one of the most influential texts in the history of political thought, and it raises issues which still confront anyone who wants to think seriously about the ways in which human societies are organized and governed. By examining the way societies are run--from households to city states--Aristotle establishes how successful constitutions can best be initiated and uph... View more info

Panorama of Evil Insights from the Behavioral Sciences

By: Dobb, Leonard E.

Price: $6.29

Publisher: Westport, CT, Greenwood Press: 1978

Seller ID: 1720


Contributions in Philosophy; Ex-Library; Vol. 10 View more info

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The Discourses of Epictetus

By: Gill, Christopher (editor)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, Everyman: 1995

Seller ID: 642


"Muncie Anderson" written in ink on inside cover page. ; Translation revised by Robin Hard Yet the stress on endurance, self-restraint and the power of the will to withstand calamity can often seem coldhearted. It is Epictetus, a lame former slave exiled by the Emperor Domitian, who offers by far the most positive and humane version of Stoic ideals. The Discourses, assembled by his pupil Arrian, catch him in action, publicly setting out his views on ethical d... View more info

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Gift from the Sea 20th Anniversary Edition

By: Lindbergh, Anne Morrow

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pantheon: 1977

Seller ID: 271


In this inimitable, beloved classic—graceful, lucid and lyrical—Anne Morrow Lindbergh shares her meditations on youth and age; love and marriage; peace, solitude and contentment as she set them down during a brief vacation by the sea. Drawing inspiration from the shells on the shore, Lindbergh’s musings on the shape of a woman’s life bring new understanding to both men and women at any stage of life. A mother of five, an acclaimed writer and a pioneering aviator,... View more info

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Gift from the Sea

By: Lindbergh, Anne Morrow

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 1992

Seller ID: 1597


Inscription in front of book. ; In this inimitable, beloved classic—graceful, lucid and lyrical—Anne Morrow Lindbergh shares her meditations on youth and age; love and marriage; peace, solitude and contentment as she set them down during a brief vacation by the sea. Drawing inspiration from the shells on the shore, Lindbergh’s musings on the shape of a woman’s life bring new understanding to both men and women at any stage of life. A mother of five, an acclaimed ... View more info

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Republic

By: Plato; translated by G. M. A. Grube; revised by C. D. C. Reeve

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Hackett Pub. Co.: 1992

Seller ID: 641


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