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Author: CLARKE, S. Title: A collection of papers, which passed between Mr.Leibnitz en Dr. Clarke, in the years 1715 and 1716. Relating to principles of natural philosophy and religion With an appendix to which are added letters to dr Clarke concerning liberty and necessity; ....: Wtih the doctor's answers...Also remarks upon a book, entitled, A philosophical enquiry concerning human liberty.
Description: London, J. Knapton, 1717. Contemp. clf. gilt. hinges sl. loosening. (XVI, 416, 46, II pp.). DSB III, 294/7: Sabin 48166M; Revier 327; Babson, 229: "Dr. Clarke became involved in the controversy with Leibnitz when the latter warned Caroline, Princess of Wales (to whom the book is dedicated) against the atheism of Newton, whose God he said was merely a super-mechanician. Clarke warmly defensed Newton. The Leibnitz papers are in French and English on opposite pages." Not in Gray: First ed.
Price: EUR 580.00 = appr. US$ 630.37 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 5074