New York: Barnes & Noble, Inc. (1971), 1971. First American edition. Hardcover. 8vo. 2 vol. , v-x, 291, ; , v-viii, 496 pp. Red brick cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Honderich 786. Ryle was famous for his work on what the purpose of philosophy is, and his publications concerning philosophy of mind, consciousness, and cogitation. From the Oxford Companion to Philosophy: "Probably the most conspicuous, fertile, and influential figure in a notably flourishing period of British philosophy ... Collected Papers ... leave few areas of philosophy untouched and unenlivened" Near Fine / Very Good+. Item #00008270
Near Fine with toning to the flyleaves in Very Good+ jackets that are mildly age toned with a few tiny spots of edge wear.