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THE PRINCIPLES OF MORAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY. A New Edition.

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THE PRINCIPLES OF MORAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY. A New Edition.

by Paley, William

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Printed by Thomas Dobson, at the Stone-House, no. 41, South Second-Street, Philadelphia: ., 1794 pp. 618 [2] (Publisher's list which includes Dobson's Encyclopedia 'More than two thirds of this work are finished.' Text foxed and age stained. 8vo. 200 mm. Autograph ownerships of William Moore and others in his family. Original full leather binding, worn. Hardbound. 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. Evans 27470. EVANS1. Hardcover.

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Title
THE PRINCIPLES OF MORAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY. A New Edition.
Author
Paley, William
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Hardcover
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Hardcover
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Printed by Thomas Dobson, at the Stone-House, no. 41, South Second-Street, Philadelphia: .
Date published
1794
Keywords
EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINTS PHILADELPHIA BINDINGS EDUCATION LAW ETHICS UTILITARIANISM WILLIAM MOORE EVANS IMPRINT 1794
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LAW / GOVERNMENT / POLITICS; PHILOSOPHY; EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINTS;

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