eighteenth century background studies on the idea of nature in the thought of the period by Willey, Basil

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Published by Beacon Press in Boston .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Eighteenth century,
  • Natural theology,
  • Natural law,
  • Naturalism in literature,
  • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementby Basil Willey.
SeriesBeacon paperback -- 113
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB1301 W5 1961
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 301 p. --
Number of Pages301
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14577562M

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