Thomas Reid on the Animate Creation

Thomas Reid on the Animate Creation : Papers Relating to the Life Sciences

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This volume brings together for the first time a significant number of Reid's manuscript papers on natural history, physiology and materialist metaphysics. An important contribution not only to Reid studies but also to our understanding of eighteenth-century science and its context.show more

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  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 158 x 234 x 28mm | 621.43g
  • EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • 0748604596
  • 9780748604593

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An important contribution not only to Reid studies but to our understanding of eighteenth-century science and its context. -- Anita Guerrini, University of California, Santa Barbarashow more

About Thomas Reid

Paul Wood is a veteran of scholarship on the Scottish Enlightenment and has published particularly extensively on Reid. He has edited two volumes of (mainly) manuscripts in the Edinburgh Edition of Thomas Reid.show more