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  • All Things Natural

    Ficino on Plato's Timaeus

    Arthur Farndell (translator)

    ISBN: 9780856832581 - Hardback

    Ficino's commentary on Plato's Timaeus offers the English reader, for the first time, an opportunity to share the insights of this highly influential Renaissance philosopher into one of Plato's most important and controversial works.

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  • The Diamond and the Star

    An Exploration of their Symbolic Meaning in an Insecure Age

    John Warden

    ISBN: 9780856832550 - Hardback

    With the world and the human race facing serious problems ranging from global warming, environmental despoliation, terrorism, war and a major economic downturn, many writers are trying to goad mankind into action. The author's aim is to "open some eyes" so that responsible action may follow.

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  • Discovering God - cover image

    Discovering God

    A collection of illustrated meditations on the personality of God

    Catharine Heron

    Chosen for Spring 2015 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION for Non-Fiction

    ISBN: 9780856835056 - paperback

    “Discovering God is a deeply insightful and extremely accessible set of meditations enriched and amplified by beautiful and sensitive illustrations – each one a meditation in itself.”  
    Abbot Stuart, OSB

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  • East Meets West

    John Adago

    Chosen for Spring 2014 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION for Non-Fiction

    ISBN: 9780856832864 - Paperback

    "In East Meets West John Adago engagingly describes some of the most significant figures in this subtle and profound history. It is a welcome addition to the global conversation." Philip Goldberg, author of American Veda: From Emerson and the Beatles to Yoga and Meditation, How Indian Spirituality Changed the West

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  • Evermore Shall Be So

    Ficino on Plato's Parmenides

    Arthur Farndell (translator)

    ISBN: 9780856832567 - Hardback

    Ficino's crucial influence upon the unfolding of the Renaissance and his presentation of Plato's understanding of the One and the so-called Platonic Ideas or Forms make Evermore Shall Be So an important work in the history of thought.

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  • Gardens of Philosophy

    Arthur Farndell (translator)

    ISBN: 9780856832406 - Hardback

    Gardens of Philosophy provides the first English translation of the 25 short commentaries by Ficino on the dialogues and the 12 letters traditionally ascribed to Plato.

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  • In Search of Truth

    Brian Hodgkinson

    ISBN: 9780856832765 - Hardback

    In Search of Truth presents a comprehensive story of the evolution of the School of Economic Science, now in its eighth decade. Brian Hodginkson brings his historian's skills and philosophic insight to bear in telling it in fascinating detail.

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  • Language and Truth - cover

    Language and Truth

    A study of the Sanskrit language and its relationship with principles of truth

    Paul Douglas

    ISBN: 9780856832710 - Hardback

    This book explores the nature of human language, its relation to truth and to the natural laws of the universe. It focuses on truth according to Advaita (non-dualism), and concentrates mainly on the Sanskrit language.

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  • Sale! Ficino set

    The Letters of Marsilio Ficino – Complete Set


    ISBN: 9780856831997 - Hardback

    "From every point of view it is a pleasure to read this perfect introduction to one of the most attractive and influential figures of the Italian Renaissance." C.V. Wedgwood, Daily Telegraph

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  • Ficino 1

    The Letters of Marsilio Ficino Volume 1


    ISBN: 9780856830105 - Hardback

    "All that we regard as the norm of Western European art - Botticelli's paintings, Monteverdi's music, Shakespeare's philosophical lovers - Berowne and Lorenzo, Jacques and Portia - has flowered from Ficino's Florence."
    Kathleen Raine, The Times

    "A mind endued with fine principles is like a well-tended and fertile field, or a calm and peaceful sea."   Ficino

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  • Ficino 10

    The Letters of Marsilio Ficino Volume 10 (Book XI)


    Volumes 2-10 are available here as a complete set at a reduced price.

    ISBN: 9780856835001 - Hardback

    These volumes contain the first English translation of the corpus of letters published during the lifetime of the  philosopher priest who helped to shape the Renaissance worldview. The letters in this volume span April 1491 to September 1492. This is a crucial period for Marsilio Ficino and Florence itself, for it witnessed the death of Lorenzo the Magnificent.

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  • Ficino 2

    The Letters of Marsilio Ficino Volume 2


    ISBN: 9780856830365 - Hardback

    "Undoubtedly, these letters comprise one of the "spiritual classics" of the past thousand years."   Christopher Booker, The Spectator

    "I have often noticed that a person who depends on external things always lives a disturbed and anxious life and suffers many a disappointment, while the only person to live in peace and certainty is the one who leads a life based, not upon the passing show without, but upon the eternal within himself."   Ficino

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