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DERRIDA, Jacques. The Work of Mourning.
Chicago & London : 2001First edition, first printing, presentation copy, inscribed by Derrida to the poet and photographer Ira Cohen on the title page, "Pour Ira, de tout coeur, J.D." The book is a collection of eulogies, essays and condolences on the deaths of 14 writers and thinkers who were Derrida's friends or colleagues: Roland Barthes, Michel Foucault, Louis Althusser,... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 111353
DERRIDA, Jacques. Signéponge.
Paris : 1988First French edition, first impression, inscribed by the author on the half-title, "Pour Serge et Michele ? fidèlement, J. Derrida". Derrida's tribute to the poetry of Francis Ponge was originally published in the US in 1984, in a bilingual edition entitled Signésponge-Signsponge. Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 115229
SARTRE, Jean-Paul. Critique de la raison dialectique (précédé de Question de méthode). Tome I. Théorie des ensembles pratiques.
Paris : 1960First edition, first impression of Sartre's second major philosophical work, with the title misprinted Question rather than Questions de méthode, one of 85 copies printed on vélin pur fil Lafuma-Navarre, this copy numbered 55.
The Critique "is the result of sustained thinking which began in the fifties, that is, at the same time he was drawing... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 134749
ARROW, Kenneth J. Social Choice and Individual Values.
New York : 1951First edition, first printing, of Arrow's brilliant doctoral thesis, published as number 12 in the series of Cowles Commission Monographs.
"Employing the notational system of symbolic logic, at the time unfamiliar to economists, Arrow proposed to solve a question in politics which no economist and few political scientists had ever posed: suppose... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 142548
ROBBINS, Lionel - DUPRIEZ, Léon H. Philosophie des Conjonctures Économiques.
Louvain & Paris : 1959First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins, inscribed on the half-title "A Lionel Robbins en tres cordial hommage Léon Dupriez". A nice association: Robbins, along with Keynes, was the leading British economist during the inter-war period; at the London School of Economics, he "dominated the economics department... Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 141531
MUIR, Edwin, as Edward Moore. We Moderns: Enigmas and Guesses.
London : 1918First edition, first impression, of the first book of the Scottish poet, novelist and translator Edwin Muir. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to a Glaswegian friend on the front free endpaper using his pseudonym, "To Mrs Stobo from Edward Moore in memory of many charming hours. 31st May, 1918". Learn More£975.00
Stock Code: 67586
SARTRE, Jean-Paul. Autograph manuscript.
c.1952An unpublished fragment from Sartre's unfinished novel, La Dernière Chance, the final volume of his projected tetralogy, Les Chemins de la liberté (Roads of Freedom). Two chapters had appeared in Les Temps modernes in 1949 under the title Drôle d'amitié (Strange Friendship), but Sartre dropped the work in 1952. A version of the novel, reconstructed... Learn More£15,000.00
Stock Code: 129308
BERGSON, Henri. Le Rire.
Paris : 1924Later edition in book form, presentation copy to the Swedish diplomat and Francophile Count Albert Ehrensvärd, inscribed by Bergson on the half-title, "à Monsieur le Comte Albert Ehrensvärd en dévoué hommage H. Bergson".
Having served as Sweden's envoy to the Netherlands, Belgium, the United States, and Switzerland between the years 1908-18,... Learn More£675.00
Stock Code: 129302
HUSSERL, Edmund. Erfahrung und Urteil.
Prague : 1939First edition, first impression, the editor Ludwig Landgrebe's file copy, of Husserl's posthumously published work on Experience and Judgement, one of the few copies that escaped being pulped as a result of the German annexation of Czechoslovakia in 1939. 200 copies were sent to London for distribution by Allen & Unwin, but the bulk of the edition was... Learn More£9,750.00
Stock Code: 131942
WEININGER, Otto. Geschlecht und Charakter.
Vienna & Leipzig : 1903 & 1906First edition of the author's only published book, a fin-de-siècle sensation "unrivalled as a compendium of turn-of-the-century prejudices, stereotypes, and anxieties" and admired by the likes of Joyce, Kafka, Kraus, Strindberg, and Wittgenstein (Sengoopta, p. 453); a near-fine copy offered here with the first English translation in the uncommon dust... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 142779
HAYEK, Friedrich August von. Our Moral Heritage.
Washington, D.C. : 1983First edition, first printing, of Hayek's lecture given to the Heritage Foundation in 1983, developing a theory he had first outlined in his Constitution of Liberty two decades earlier - "the principles of private property, the free market, and the sanctity of the family have their roots in practices which enabled primitive societies to survive... those... Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 144684
NIETZSCHE, Friedrich. Götzen-Dämmerung oder Wie man mit dem Hammer philosophirt.
Leipzig : 1889 [but 1888]First edition, first issue, of Nietzsche's last great work before his psychological collapse in January 1889, with an excellent association; the heavily annotated copy of Heinrich Köselitz, Nietzsche's amanuensis and most frequent correspondent, and the person responsible for the title of this work, with the surname of his pseudonym, "Gast" (a name... Learn More£32,500.00
Stock Code: 126701
FRIEDMAN, Milton & Rose. Free to Choose.
New York & London : 1980First edition, first printing, presentation copy to the British economist Lionel Robbins and his wife, inscribed on the title page by both authors: "Milton's hand: For Iris & Lionel, with our very best, Milton Rose's hand: & Rose Jan. 5, 1980". An excellent economics provenance: Robbins (1898-1984), along with Keynes, was the leading British economist... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 141104
JAMES, William. The Moral Equivalent of War.
New York : 1910First separate edition (originally published in McClure's Magazine and Popular Science Monthly). James argues that if war is to be eliminated, there must be another means of securing discipline and promoting other martial virtues, and he suggests conscripting youth for manual labour. The Association published pamphlets with a pacifist theme; this is... Learn More£150.00
Stock Code: 145846
LÉVI-STRAUSS, Claude. Regarder écouter lire.
Paris : 1993First edition, first impression, inscribed by the author on the half-title, "To Raymond Firth warmest regards Levi-Strauss". Firth (1901-2002) was a prominent New Zealand anthropologist and student of Bronislaw Malinowski, whom he succeeded as Professor Anthropology at the London School of Economics in 1944, remaining there for twenty-four years. Lévi-Strauss... Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 132941
HAYEK, Friedrich August von. The Sensory Order. An Inquiry into the Foundations of Theoretical Psychology.
London : 1952First UK edition, first impression, published in Chicago in the same year. The Sensory Order, Hayek's second book after his move to Chicago, is the final form of a thesis Hayek had developed in Vienna in the 1920s on philosophical psychology. Hayek argues that there are inherent limits to the human mind's capacity to understand itself, and that human... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 136756
WITTGENSTEIN, Ludwig. Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus.
London : 1922First edition in English, first issue, without the publisher's catalogue found in later issues. This also marked the first edition in book form, following initial publication in German the previous year in the journal Annalen der Naturphilosophie. That publication - under the title Logisch-Philosophische Abhandlung - was plagued with errors, to the... Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 138733
BERGSON, Henri. Le Rire.
Paris : 1900First edition in book form, inscribed by Bergson to the French writer and scholar Gaston Paris, "a Monsieur Gaston Paris, Administrateur du Collège de France, hommage respectueux, H. Bergson" on the half-title.
This is Bergson's classic philosophical investigation, the best and most influential social theory of comedy, which originally appeared... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 133195
HAYEK, Friedrich August von. Individualism: true and false.
Dublin : 1946First edition of Hayek's important lecture on freedom and the individual.
"In a pamphlet on Individualism: True and False (1946) he contrasted a voluntaristic, spontaneous, undesigned order of freedom of the individual with a rationalistically designed and constructed system. 'True' was the undesigned individualism described and esteemed by Hume,... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 144685
WITTGENSTEIN, Ludwig. Lectures. Cambridge, 1930-1932. [Together with:] Lectures. Cambridge 1932-35.
Totowa, NJ : 1980 & 1979First US editions, first printings, originally published in the UK in the same respective years. The lecture notes were made by students of Wittgenstein during their studentship, and his professorship, at the University of Cambridge. Of the students, John King would go on to be a friend of the philosopher, while Desmond Lee, Alice Ambrose and Margaret... Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 127015
MOORE, George Edward. Principia Ethica.
Cambridge : 1903First edition, first impression. G. E. Moore (1873-1958) was critical of the dominant idealist metaphysics of the time; in this, his most famous work, he presents a new approach to ethical theory wherein "analytical concern with the structure of ethical concepts is sharply separated from debates about the substance of morality" (ODNB).
Connected... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 119604
BOOLOS, George. The Logic of Provability.
Cambridge : 1993First edition, first impression, presentation copy, inscribed by the author to the philosopher Willard Van Orman Quine on the front pastedown: "For Van, George". Though their relationship was evidently cordial, Boolos and Quine did clash on questions of logic; in the present book Boolos writes "It seems appropriate here to mention one philosophical... Learn More£625.00
Stock Code: 132997
SARTRE, Jean-Paul. Cahiers pour une morale.
Paris : 1983First edition, posthumously published, of Sartre's unfinished sequel volume to L'être et le néant. The final lines of that work announced the present one; "Toutes ces questions, qui nous renvoient à la réflexion pure et non complice, ne peuvent trouver leur réponse que sur le terrain moral. Nous y consacrerons un prochain ouvrage."
Sartre... Learn More£475.00
Stock Code: 134878
MOORE, George Edward. Principia Ethica.
Cambridge : 1903First edition, first impression. G. E. Moore (1873-1958) was critical of the dominant idealist metaphysics of the time. In this, his most famous book, he presents a new approach to ethical theory wherein "analytical concern with the structure of ethical concepts is sharply separated from debates about the substance of morality" (ODNB). Connected to... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 119606
WITTGENSTEIN, Ludwig - ENGELMANN, Paul. Briefe von Ludwig Wittgenstein und Errinnerungen an ihn.
Tel Aviv : 1965An original German typescript copy of Engelmann's correspondence from, and memories of, Ludwig Wittgenstein, posthumously prepared for publication and with an introduction by his friend Dr. Josef Schächter. With occasional manuscript corrections and occasional notes for the translator, L. Furtmüller, in blue ballpoint and in pencil. Unpublished before... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 133740
HAYEK, Friedrich August von. The Sensory Order.
Chicago : 1952First US edition, first printing, issued from the UK sheets of the same year. The Sensory Order, Hayek's second book after his move to Chicago, is the final form of a thesis Hayek had developed in Vienna in the 1920s on philosophical psychology. Hayek argues that there are inherent limits to the human mind's capacity to understand itself, and that human... Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 144688