1819 Essays on the Powers of the Human Mind; to which are prefixed, an Essay on Quantity, and an Analysis of Aristotle's Logic
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Illustrated, Leather Binding
A later printing of this work. Complete in three volumes. A collection of essays reflecting on the intellectual powers of the brain by Scottish philosopher Thomas Reid. Discussing elements of the human intellect such as memory, senses, the will, and morals among others. In uniform full calf bindings.
Thomas Reid was a contemporary to David Hume, critical of his work. He was mainly known for his epistemology as well as for his views in the theory of action and the metaphysics of personal identity.
In uniform full calf bindings. Externally rather worn with significant shelf wear and loss to the spine to each volume, particularly to the tail of the spine of vol. III, chippings throughout. With some scuffing to the leather. Head of the spine to vol. III now laid down. Some cracking to the joints, holding firm. Internally, the hinges to vol. I are slightly strained, with the front blank page to p. vi loose but present, the rest holding firm. The volumes are generally firmly bound. The pages are bright and clean with only the odd scattered spotting to the odd leaf. Illustrated with a frontispiece to vol. I.
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