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Koestler examines the notion that the parts of the human brain-structure which account for reason and emotion are not fully coordinated. This kind of ...Show synopsisKoestler examines the notion that the parts of the human brain-structure which account for reason and emotion are not fully coordinated. This kind of deficiency may explain the paranoia, violence, and insanity that are central parts of human history, according to Koestler's challenging analysis of the human predicament.Hide synopsis
Description:The pages are unmarked, tanned around the edges but in very good...The pages are unmarked, tanned around the edges but in very good condition and tightly bound. No creasing on the spine. Short faint crease at the upper corner of front cover and upper and lower corner of rear cover. Minor reading/storage wear on edges of covers. Photographs of this book can be emailed on request.
Description:Very Good. 0090838807 UK BASED SELLER-SHIPS DAILY 1st edn with...Very Good. 0090838807 UK BASED SELLER-SHIPS DAILY 1st edn with dj vg vg clean book dj is not price clipped slight rubbing to dj edges.
Description:Hardback, ex-library, with usual stamps and markings, in fair...Hardback, ex-library, with usual stamps and markings, in fair all round condition, suitable as a reading copy. Cover worn. No dust jacket., 600grams, ISBN:
Description:A few small marks to the page edges. A little used. A slight tan...A few small marks to the page edges. A little used. A slight tan to the page edges. Good condition book. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day.
Description:1. pp. 384. Description: xiv, 384 p. Illus. 21 cm. Subjects:...1. pp. 384. Description: xiv, 384 p. Illus. 21 cm. Subjects: Pathology-Human Mind-Self-Destruction. Notes: Bibliography: p. -365. Fine cloth copy in a near fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered.
Description:Fair. No dust jacket as issued. xiv, 384p.; 20 cm. Originally...Fair. No dust jacket as issued. xiv, 384p.; 20 cm. Originally published: London: Hutchinson, 1967. Bibliography: p.359-365. -Includes index. previous owners name in book, slightly worn
Description:NEAR FINE in Very Good Dustjacket. SECOND PRINTING. Occasional...NEAR FINE in Very Good Dustjacket. SECOND PRINTING. Occasional underlining. Notations to entire RPDEP. Dustjacket very good. Mild shelf and edgewear to jacket. Two, .75" closed tears and a few small chips to top edges. Gilt lettering debossed to spine of dark blue, cloth-covered boards. Bright and tight. 384 pp with appendix, references, bibliography and index. The urge to self-destruction: a psychological and evolutionary study of modern man's predicament.
Description:No publisher or place on the title page, there is a block of...No publisher or place on the title page, there is a block of Chinese or Japanese text on the last page. A reprint, authorized or not of the Danube Edition. c.1967, small 8vo., cloth, 384pp., Green cloth, faded & stained spine, covers completely seperated from text block, text is sound but corners of pages 19-56 damaged, affecting a few words on 23-28, but a big chunk missing from 29-30. so poor condition, $
Description:Near Fine in Very Good DJ. 2nd printing, near fine cloth...Near Fine in Very Good DJ. 2nd printing, near fine cloth hardcover with front paste down being a bit off kilter, in very good + jacket showing yellowish tape remnants and small nick at lower portion of spine along with some other minor trace wear. 384 pages. Nice looking copy of this follow up to "The sleepwalkers" and "The Act of Creation" from the author of other notable work including "Darkness at Noon".
Excellent thinking, a must-read for all those interested in how psychology can de-humanise the individual when its methods are based on erroneous and/or questionable logic and philosophy. Although written 30 years ago, this critique of the so-called scientific ideas behind all that doesn't ring true ...
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