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  • SARTRE: THE RADICAL CONVERSION. by [Sartre, Jean Paul] Sheridan, James F.Jr.
    [Sartre, Jean Paul] Sheridan, James F.Jr.
    SARTRE: THE RADICAL CONVERSION.

    Edition: First printing.

    Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, (1969) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A refutation of the criticism that Sartre's later works are a betrayal of the existentialism he had earlier expoused. INSCRIBED by the author James Sheridan on the title page to the noted book collector Larry Owens "with my appreciation for your interest in things Sartrean" Notes. xii, 168 pp. ISBN: 0-82140055X.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (price-clipped) Uncommon signed.

    Book ID: 68057
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  • THE MARXISM OF JEAN-PAUL SARTRE. by [Sartre, Jean-Paul] Desan, Wilfrid.
    [Sartre, Jean-Paul] Desan, Wilfrid.
    THE MARXISM OF JEAN-PAUL SARTRE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1965. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An analysis of Sartre's 'Critique de la Raison Dialeticque" - a title mostly unavailable in English at the time this was published - but one which Desan believes is "equally important and far more inaccessible even to the reader of French because of the obscurity of its style. He begins with a description of the evolution of Sartre's social thought to its mature expression in the Critique, discussing those elements in Marx and in Hegel that he considers important for the understanding of Sartre. Then he proceeds to an examination of the introduction to the Critique, published in this country under the title A Search for Method, and…

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    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1965. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An analysis of Sartre's 'Critique de la Raison Dialeticque" - a title mostly unavailable in English at the time this was published - but one which Desan believes is "equally important and far more inaccessible even to the reader of French because of the obscurity of its style. He begins with a description of the evolution of Sartre's social thought to its mature expression in the Critique, discussing those elements in Marx and in Hegel that he considers important for the understanding of Sartre. Then he proceeds to an examination of the introduction to the Critique, published in this country under the title A Search for Method, and thence to the core of the book." INSCRIBED on the title page to the noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens. Bibliography, index, xiii, 320 pp. Dust jacket design by Ben Shahn.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (some rubbing to the folds of the dj).

    Book ID: 78783
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  • JEAN-PAUL SARTRE: The Existentialist Ethic. by (Sartre, Jean-Paul) Greene, Norman N.
    (Sartre, Jean-Paul) Greene, Norman N.
    JEAN-PAUL SARTRE: The Existentialist Ethic.

    Edition: First printing.

    Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, (1960)( dj. Hardcover first edition - A book which focuses on Sartre's ethical and political views, and measures them against the three great orthodoxies of the times - Catholicism, Marxism and liberalism - Notes. vii, 213 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (a bit of rubbing and wear to the dj).

    Book ID: 85890
    Keywords: Philosophy
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  • HUMANS BEING: The World of Jean-Paul Sartre. by [Sartre, Jean-Paul] McMahon, Joseph.
    [Sartre, Jean-Paul] McMahon, Joseph.
    HUMANS BEING: The World of Jean-Paul Sartre.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chicago: University of Chicago Press, (1971) dj. Hardcover first edition - Beginning with Sartre's autobiography Les Mots, the author "examines Sartre's work as steps in an increasingly dialectical movement." Sartre's comment in Huis Clos that "No one of us can save himself alone. You must either be lost together or get along together. Take your choice" sums up this book. Bibliography, index. x, 404 pp. ISBN: 0-226561003.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dustjacket (some light toning to the dj).

    Book ID: 68303
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  • SARTRE AND HIS PREDECESSORS: The Self and the Other. by [Sartre, Jean-Paul] Schroeder, William Ralph.
    [Sartre, Jean-Paul] Schroeder, William Ralph.
    SARTRE AND HIS PREDECESSORS: The Self and the Other.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Routledge & Kegan Paul , (1984) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A critical examination of the theories of Sartre, Heidegger, Husserl and Hegel on the fundamental relationships between persons. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper to the noted book collector Larry Owens, with the comment that "I hope this book improves your grasp of our relationships to other people as well as the thinking of J.P. Sartre. I am glad to be part of your Sartre collection. Cordially. ..." Laid in is a page and a half informal holographic note to Owens, signed Bill Schroeder. Notes, texts cited, index. xv, 326 pp. ISBN: 0-710202741.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 67991
    Keywords: Philosophy
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  • THE ULTIMATE GAME: The Rise and Fall of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, by Strelley, Kate with Robert D. San Souci.
    Strelley, Kate with Robert D. San Souci.
    THE ULTIMATE GAME: The Rise and Fall of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh,

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1987) dj. Hardcover first edition - An insider's account of the Rajneesh movement - the author was the "secretary" to Ma Anand Sheela for most of 1976-1981, and thus she was part of the inner circle controlling the ashram and its financial affairs, This book attempts but does not quite manage to explain the allure of the movement, and, since Strelley was only on the periphery after the move to Oregon, it does not really explain the collapse either. Strelley's final conclusion is that Bhagwan was the center of it all. An interesting look at a phenomena that was very much a part of the times - late 1960s thru early 1980s - but…

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    New York: Harper & Row, (1987) dj. Hardcover first edition - An insider's account of the Rajneesh movement - the author was the "secretary" to Ma Anand Sheela for most of 1976-1981, and thus she was part of the inner circle controlling the ashram and its financial affairs, This book attempts but does not quite manage to explain the allure of the movement, and, since Strelley was only on the periphery after the move to Oregon, it does not really explain the collapse either. Strelley's final conclusion is that Bhagwan was the center of it all. An interesting look at a phenomena that was very much a part of the times - late 1960s thru early 1980s - but one which still continues to have an influence today from a different perspective than the award-winning documentary "Wild, Wild Country." Review copy with publisher's material laid in. 381 pp. ISBN: 0-062508210.

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    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (bottom edge of textblock slightly bumped).

    Book ID: 73330
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