SIDGWICK, Henry. The Methods of Ethics.
London : 1874First edition of the philosopher's most famous and original work, the first of his three major textbooks and "a pioneering attempt to apply a scientific methodology to a wide range of philosophical topics" (The New Palgrave IV). Along with Alfred Marshall, Sidgwick was one of the two founding fathers of the Cambridge School of Economics. Learn More£400.00
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(SIDGWICK, Henry.) VENN, John. The Logic of Chance.
London : 1876Second edition, revised. The copy of Venn's associate, the economist and utilitarian philosopher Henry Sidgwick (1838-1900), with his bequest bookplate to Newnham College - which he founded in 1875 with Millicent Garrett Fawcett - to the front pastedown. Sidgwick donated many of his own books to the college library, some of which were later deaccessioned,... Learn More£125.00
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SIDGWICK, Henry. The Principles of Political Economy.
London : 1883First edition, along with The Elements of Politics (1891), one of two works representing "Sidgwick's attempt to bring professorial rigour and detachment to bear upon the major questions of policy and legislation. The Principles of Political Economy (1883) was an intellectually conservative work in two ways: first, its analytical or deductive method... Learn More£375.00
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SIDGWICK, Henry. The Scope and Method of Economic Science. An Address delivered to the Economic Science and Statistics Section of the British Association at Aberdeen 10 September, 1885.
London : 1885First edition, very scarce. "This British Association address argues that abstract reasoning can never be 'a substitute for an accurate and thorough investigation of facts', and discusses at length the relations between economics and politics." (Batson).
"His texts were generally distinguished more by the careful clarity of his exposition and the... Learn More£750.00
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SIDGWICK, Henry. Elements of Politics.
London : 1891First edition, with an autograph postcard from Sidgwick to the Scottish physician Donald MacAlister laid in, postmarked from the year of publication, 15 August 1891, and sent from Zermatt. Mailed to MacAlister at his St John's College, Cambridge address, Sidgwick writes: "It was stupid of me to omit to say that I should be in Switzerland at the launch-time:... Learn More£425.00
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SIDGWICK, Henry. Miscellaneous Essays and Addresses.
London : 1904First edition, first impression, of this posthumous collection of essays and speeches by the philosopher, with subjects ranging from economic socialism and the ethics of sociology, to Shakespeare and the poetry of Arthur Hugh Clough. Learn More£100.00
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