Essay on Man

Essay on Man

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Having proposed to write some pieces of Human Life and Manners, such as (to use my Lord Bacon's expression) come home to Men's Business and Bosoms, I thought it more satisfactory to begin with considering Man in the abstract, his Nature and his State; since, to prove any moral duty, to enforce any moral precept, or to examine the perfection or imperfection of any creature whatsoever, it is necessary first to know what condition and relation it is placed in, and what is the proper end and purpose of its being.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17mm | 417g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514312573
  • 9781514312575

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