Good. No Jacket. Ex-Library. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Minor edge and corner wear, lightly scuffed and scratched, no dj, spine is faded, corners are lightly bumped and rubbed, some light shelf wear, ex-library with the usual library markings, overall a clean used first edition (stated)! Black cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. 299 historical pages! "This is a study in the philosophy of history, a discipline with a checkered past, a respectable present and, I hope, a brighter future. Once the philosophy of history was associated almost exclusively with grand speculation about the development of society, with pretentious volumes on the laws of civilization and its decay, and with futile debates about whether heroes, ideas, or material circumstances alone shape the course of human history......"----from Chapter 1 (Fact, Law, and Value in History).
Good in Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. EX-LIB copy with the usual library stamps, markings, etc. Dust jacket is in library mylar cover which has been taped to boards and has index numbers on spine. Faint spotting on front page ends, otherwise, crisp and bright EX-LIB copy.
VERY GOOD. 1st printing of Torchbook edition (TB 1440). Slight cover wear, interior like new. **We provide professional service and individual attention to your order, daily shipments, and sturdy packaging. FREE TRACKING WITHIN USA. OVERSEAS ORDERS-FREE UPGRADE TO PRIORITY ENVELOPE.
Good in very good jacket. First edition, 1965, hardcover with black cloth boards in dust jacket, octavo, 299pp., not illustrated. Book good with spine tips sunned, binding tight, previous owner Carl G. Hempel's signature to front flyleaf, text has some underlining in ink and pencil. DJ VG with toning, rubbing, mild edgewear. Hempel was a major figure in logical empiricism, a 20th-century movement in the philosophy of science. He is especially well known for his articulation of the deductive-nomological model of scientific explanation, which was considered the "standard model" of scientific explanation during the 1950s and 1960s. He is also known for the raven paradox (also known as "Hempel's paradox").
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