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1 ROSS, Alf International Library of Philosophy and Scientific Method series HONDERICH, Ted, ed. WILLIAMS, Bernard, ed. Directives and Norms. in dj.
Routledge and Kegan Paul, London, 1968, 
ROSS, Alf. Directives and Norms. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, (1968). First Printing. Pp. [i]-ix,(1),[1]-188,(2),(12) of ads at rear. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the International Library of Philosophy and Scientific Method series. Editor: Ted Honderich. Advisory editor: Bernard Williams. "Professor Ross is concerned with the problem of whether imperatives (he uses the term 'directives') are subject to logic in the same way as indicatives. He shows the distinction between indicative anddirective discourse and explains the concepts 'directive' and 'norm' as th ese function in the social sciences, especially in the study of law." - from the dj. Some light wear to extremities, intermittent pencilling to margins, else vg in spine-nicked dj. 150.00

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2 HONDERICH, Ted Philosopher : A kind of life. First Edition. In dj
Routledge, London and New York, 2001, ISBN:0415236975 
HONDERICH, Ted. Philosopher : A kind of life. London and New York : Routledge, (2001). First Edition. Pp [i]-x,1-441,(5),+ 16 pp plates. Index. 8vo, grey cloth, blind-stamped lettering to front board and spine. "This is the story of Ted Honderich's perilous progress from a boyhood in Canada to the Grote Professorship of Mind and Logic at at University College London, A. J.Ayer's chair. It is compelling, candid and revealing about the beginning a nd the goal, and everything in between: early work as a journalist on The Toronto Star, travels with Elvis Presley, arrival in Britain, loves and friendships, academic rivalries and battles, marriages and affairs, self-interest and empathy. It sets out resolutely to explain how and why it all happened. It is as much a narrative of Ted Honderich's philosophy. He makes hard problems real. Philosophy from consciousness and determinism to political violence and democracy comes into sharp focus. Along the way, questions keepcoming up. Does the free marriage owe anything to the analytic philosophy? What are the costs of truth? Are the politics of England slowly making it an ever-better place? Is an action's rightness independent of the mixture of motives out of which it came? - from the dj. Very good in dustjacket. 60.00

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3 RESCHER, Nicholas (ed.) HONDERICH, Ted FURTH, Montgomery WILLIAMSON, Colwyn Studies in Logical Theory. Essays by James W. Cornman; Alan Hausman and Charles Echelbarger; Robert C. Stalnaker; Montgomery Furth; Jaakko Hintikka; Ted Honderich; Colywn Williamson
Basil Blackwell / University of Pittsburgh, Oxford , 1968, 
RESCHER, Nicholas (ed.). Studies in Logical Theory. Essays by James W. Cornman; Alan Hausman and ?Charles Echelbarger; Robert C. Stalnaker; MontgomeryFurth; Jaakko Hintikka; Ted Honderich; Colywn Williamson. American Philoso phical Quarterly, Monograph Series, No. 2. Oxford : Published by Basil Blackwell with the cooperation of the University of Pittsburgh, 1968. Pp [1]-152. Index. 8vo, light brown printed card covers. Contents : Editor's Preface(by Nicholas Rescher); Two Types of Denotation (by Montgomery Furth); Lang uage-Games for Quantifiers (by Jaakko Hintikka); Types, Categories, and Nonsense (by James W. Cornman); A Theory of Conditionals (by Robert C. Stalnaker); Goodman's Nominalism (by Alan Hausman and Charles Echelbarger); Truth:Austin, Strawson, Warnock (by Ted Honderich); Propositions and Abstract Pr opositions (by Colwyn Williamson). Spine and top margin sunned, small smudge to back cover, else very good. 35.00

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