LOWDE, James.

A Discourse Concerning the Nature of Man,

Both in his Natural and Political Capacity: Both as he is A Rational Creature, and Member of a Civil Society. With an Examination of some of Mr. Hobbs's Opinions relating hereunto.

London: printed by T. Warren, for Walter Kettilby, 1694 Stock Code: 124554
£2,250.00

Hobbes and Locke attacked

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Notes

First edition. Although it is Hobbes who is named in the title, the first object of Lowde's attack is Locke and his perceived moral relativism; Locke took pains to answer Lowde in the second edition of the Essay.

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Description

Octavo (177 x 110 mm). Contemporary mottled calf, raised bands to spine, double fillet border with scrollwork corner pieces to boards in blind.

Condition

Complete with initial imprimatur leaf. Expert restoration to spine and joints, front free endpaper re-inserted. Endpapers soiled and tanned from turn-ins, fore edge of C2 torn and a small puncture to L3 not affecting the sense of the text, overall a very good copy, the contents bright and clean.

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ESTC R36487.

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