Philosophical Principles of Natural Religion: Containing the Elements of Natural Philosophy, And the Proofs for Natural Religion, Arising from them.

  • Cheyne, George
  • London: Printed for George Strahan 1705
  • ESTC T78856.

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FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp. [xxxiv], 118, [2], 282, 68, [2]. Contemporary panelled calf, spine divided by raised bands between blind rules, spine lettered in ink. Lightly toned, a few stains. Rubbed, joints and spine ends restored, hinges neatly lined with tissue, 2 sections of rear flyleaf torn away.

Notes

Scientific work containing chapters on astrophysics, life on earth, the existence of a deity and mathematics and infinity, with chapters 2-3 and 4 having separate pagination. George Cheyne (1672-1743) physician, mathematician, philosopher and pioneer of vegetarianism, published a second volume in the same vein in 1715.

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