EDELMAN, GM: A Universe of Consciousness: How Matter Becomes Imagination

Edelman Gerald M.;Tononi, Giulio. A Universe of Consciousness: How Matter Becomes Imagination. Basic Books, 2000. ISBN: 9780465013760. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. Illustrated. 274p. Index. Notes. References. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26223) $12.00

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Nobel laureate in medicine Gerald Edelman and brain researcher Giulio Tononi draw on their cutting-edge research to show for the first time precisely how the brain creates conscious experience.

RORTY, R: Essays on Heidegger and Others (Philosophical Papers, Volume 2)

Rorty, Richard. Essays on Heidegger and Others (Philosophical Papers, Volume 2). Cambridge University Press, 1991. ISBN: 0521358787. Unmarked text. Scrape on cover. Good. Paperback. (#26208) $15.00

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Topics include Wittgenstein, Kundera, Dickens, Derrida, the American Cultural Left, Freud, Foucault, and more. 202p. Index of Names. Bibliographic references.

FRANCIS, WN: The History of English: Pamphlet includes Chapter Three of the book and promotional inserts

The History of English: Pamphlet includes Chapter Three of the book and promotional inserts, book cover Francis, W. Nelson. The History of English: Pamphlet includes Chapter Three of the book and promotional inserts. Norton, 1963. Unmarked text. Mailing label on back, 48p. Bibliography. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26169) $12.00

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Billed as an innovative survey of the language for freshman English students.

The History of English: Pamphlet includes Chapter Three of the book and promotional inserts, inside pages

PHILLIPS, T: Tom Phillips: The Portrait Texts. National Portrait Gallery, 1989

Phillips, Tom; Hurrell, Bill. Tom Phillips: The Portrait Texts. National Portrait Gallery, 1989. ISBN: 1855140217. Unmarked. Large french flaps. Very Good. Paperback. (#26095) $25.00

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Introduction by Bill Hurrell. Published to coincide with an exhibition of Tom Phillips’ work at the National Portrait Gallery, this catalogue includes all of Phillips’ portrait paintings and drawings to this time.

Sitters include Dame Iris Murdoch, Brian Eno and a series of portraits of members of the “Monty Python” team. Several self-portraits.

Tom Phillips, an English artist, is a painter and collagist, who also works in other media.

Catalog for 6 October 1989-21 January 1990 exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. Beautifully illustrated. Measures 9×12 inches.
104p.

LARUSSO, DA: Mind the Shadows: An Essay on Nonverbal Communication

Mind the Shadows: An Essay on Nonverbal Communication, book coverLaRusso, Dominic A. Mind the Shadows: An Essay on Nonverbal Communication. 1971. Unmarked text. Previous owner’s name inside cover. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#25957) $12.00

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Dominic A. LaRusso (1924-2000) was a pioneer in research and writing on nonverbal communication.

JOURNAL OF AMERICAN FOLKLORE: Vol 105, No 417, Winter 1992

JOURNAL OF AMERICAN FOLKLORE: Vol 105, No 417, Winter 1992, book coverFeintuch, Burt (editor). Journal of American Folklore (Vol 105, No 417, Summer 1992). American Folklore Society, 1992. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#25819) $12.00

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Articles include “Word-Power, Performance, and Tradition” by John Miles Foley, “I was afraid someone like you . . . an outsider . . . would misunderstand” by Elaine J. Lawless, “Representations of the Female Rural Laborer in English Bawdy Songs” by Cathy Lynn Preston, and more.

The Journal of American Folklore, the quarterly journal of the American Folklore Society since the Society’s founding in 1888, publishes scholarly articles, essays, notes, and commentaries directed to a wide audience, as well as separate sections devoted to reviews of books.

ROSE, J: Current Topics in Cybernetics and Systems: Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress of Cybernetics and Systems

Rose, J. (editor). Current Topics in Cybernetics and Systems: Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress of Cybernetics and Systems. Amsterdam: Springer-Verlag, 1978. ISBN: 3540089772. Ex-library. No Dust Jacket. Some notes in book. Proceedings of the 21 – 25 August, 1978 conference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Acceptable. Hardcover. (#25814) $30.00

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Keynote paper by B.D. Josephson, “A Theoretical Analysis of Higher States of Consciousness and Meditation.” Topics include Computer Privacy, Robots, Artificial Intelligence, Neuro and Bio-Cybernetics and more. Index.