New York: The Viking Press, 1961. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 246 pages; VG-/VG; spine gray with black and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$5.00'; spine with some sun-fading, mild chipping and wear to edges; mild scattered pen marginalia; shelved case 10.
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The first edition consisted of six essays, and two more were added to a 1968 revision. The book is a collection of various essays written between 1954 and 1968. The final version of the book includes essays dealing with different philosophical subjects including freedom, education, authority, tradition, history and politics. The subtitle of the final version is Eight Exercises in Political Thought.