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Title:This Ever Diverse Pair
Price:GBP£60.00 (about USD$76.50)
Item ID:TP01-45309
Publisher:Gollancz, London, 1950
Dust Jacket:Fair
Gollancz, 1950, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, First

" G. A. L Burgeon was the pseudonym Owen Barfield who had a profound influence on C. S. Lewis, and through his books The Silver Trumpet and Poetic Diction (dedicated to C.S. Lewis), an appreciable effect on J. R. R. Tolkien. Lewis was a good friend of Barfield since 1919, and termed Barfield "the best and wisest of my unofficial teachers". That Barfield did not consider philosophy merely intellectually is illustrated by a well-known interchange that took place between Lewis and Barfield. Lewis one day made the mistake of referring to philosophy as "a subject." "It wasn't a subject to Plato," said Barfield, "It was a way." Lewis refers to Barfield as the "Second Friend" in Surprised by Joy:The dust wrapper has a large tear to the spine.Internally very good Size: Small Octavo. Category: Philosophy; 1950s;
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