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Author Cumberland, Richard, 1631-1718.
Title De legibus naturae. English
A treatise of the laws of nature / Richard Cumberland ; translated, with introduction and appendix by John Maxwell (1727) ; edited and with a foreword by Jon Parkin [Electronic Resource].
Imprint Indianapolis, Ind. : Liberty Fund, [2005]
©2005

Author Cumberland, Richard, 1631-1718.
Series Natural law and enlightenment classics
Online Library of Liberty
Natural law and enlightenment classics.
Online library of liberty.
Subject Ethics.
Christian ethics.
Alt Name Parkin, Jon (Jonathan Bruce), 1969-
Maxwell, John, 1705 or 1706-1784.
Liberty Fund.
Description 1 online resource (electronic text) : facsimile PDF, HTML, or EBook PDF.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 961-971) and index.
Contents A treatise of the laws of nature. Two introductory essays: Essay I. Concerning the City, or Kingdom, of God in the rational world, and the defects in heathen deism -- Essay II. Concerning the imperfectness of the heathen morality ; from both which, the usefulness of revelation may appear -- A philosophical inquiry into the laws of nature. Of the nature of things -- Of human nature, and right reason -- Of natural good -- Of the practical dictates of reason -- Of the law of nature, and its obligations -- Of those things which are contain'd in the general law of nature -- Of the original of dominion, and the moral virtues -- Of the moral virtues in particular -- Corollaries -- Appendixes. I.A summary of the controversy between Dr. Samuel Clark and an anonymous author, concerning the immateriality of thinking substance -- II. A treatise concerning the obligation, promulgation, and observance of the law of nature -- 1. Richard Cumberland's original dedication to De legibus naturae -- 2. Hezekiah Burton's "Address to the reader."
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ISBN 9781614877912 (electronic bk.)
1614877912 (electronic bk.)
9780865974722 (alk. paper)
0865974721 (alk. paper)
0865974721 (alk. paper)
086597473X (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780865974739
OCLC # 272405434
Additional Format Print version: Cumberland, Richard, 1631-1718. De legibus naturae disquisitio philosophica. English. Treatise of the laws of nature. Indianapolis, Ind. : Liberty Fund, ©2005 (DLC) 2004048750


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