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THE PRINCIPLES OF MORAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY. The 7th Edition, Corrected.

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THE PRINCIPLES OF MORAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY. The 7th Edition, Corrected.

by Paley, William

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Printed for Thomas Dobson, at the Stone-House, no. 41, South Second-Street, Philadelphia: ., 1788 pp. 499 [1]. 8vo. 200 mm. Autograph ownerships of Thomas Harris, Jr. Original full leather Philadelphia binding, with a nicely tooled morocco gilt spine title piece. Hardbound. Very Good. William Paley (1743-1805) was an English clergyman, Archdeacon of Carlisle, Christian apologist, philosopher, and utilitarian. He is best known for his natural theology exposition of the teleological argument for the existence of God in his work 'Natural Theology or Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the Deity', which made use of the famed watchmaker analogy. This work was intended as a practical 'real world' companion. SCARCE. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Evans 21356. EVANS1. 1st Edition. Hardcover.

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Title
THE PRINCIPLES OF MORAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY. The 7th Edition, Corrected.
Author
Paley, William
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Hardcover
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1st Edition
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Printed for Thomas Dobson, at the Stone-House, no. 41, South Second-Street, Philadelphia: .
Date published
1788
Keywords
EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINTS PHILADELPHIA BINDINGS EDUCATION ETHICS UTILITARIANISM THOMAS HARRIS EVANS IMPRINT 1788
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LAW / GOVERNMENT / POLITICS; PHILOSOPHY; EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINTS;

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