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The Works of Samuel Clarke D.D. Late Rector of St. James's Westminster. 4 vols. complete. ...With a Preface giving some Account of the Life Writings and Character of the Author; By Benjamin (Hoadly) now Lord Bishop of Winchester.




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Stock No.: 239860
Published: 1738

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London: Printed for John and Paul Knapton 1738. Folio. Uniformly bound in later full panelled calf. Spines with raised bands and contrasting morocco titling labels. With engrv. frontispiece portrait to Vol. I. Occasional light foxing at beginning and end of each vol. otherwise a fine and complete set handsomely bound. The only complete edition of Samuel Clarke's (1675-1729) major works. He was the celebrated English metaphysician disciple of Isaac Newton expounding Newtonian views of the universe. The work includes both sets of Boyle Lectures in which Clarke presents what is considered to be the most powerful version of the Cosmological Argument for the existence of God ever mounted.

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