BÜCHNER, Ludwig.

Force and Matter:

Empirico-philosophical studies, intelligibly rendered. With an additional introduction expressly written for this edition. Edited, from the last edition of "Kraft und Stoff", by J. Frederick Collingwood.

London: Trubner & Co., 1864 Stock Code: 126744
£175.00
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First edition in English of Kraft und Stoff, "the gospel of materialism" (PMM) and a classic of 19th-century philosophy, first published in Germany in 1855. Büchner contributed an important preface to the present edition, in which he reflects upon the importance of Darwin's discoveries to his philosophy.

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Octavo. Contemporary calf, green morocco label, spine gilt to compartments, marbled endpapers and edges.

Condition

A few scuff marks to covers, some foxing to initial and final leaves, else a very good copy.

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