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Discussions on Philosophy and Literature, Education and University Reform. Chiefly from the Edinburgh Review; Corrected, Vindicated, Enlarged, In Notes and Appendices
Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, Edinburgh 1853 - xii, 852pp. With errata leaf preceding p.1. Original publisher's blindstamped cloth, by Edmonds and Remnants, with their label to REP. Inscribed 'With the Author's Compliments' to half-title, with 'Copy of the 1st Edition received April 22, 1852' added in another hand. Lightly rubbed, bumping to corners. Hinges starting. Damp-staining to edge of text-block and occasionally to text, which consequently also suffers from slight rippling. Sir William Hamilton (1788-1856), Scottish metaphysical philosopher. The enlarged Second Edition of the selected Edinburgh Review articles of Hamilton contain extensive articles on philosophy ('On the Philosophy of the Unconditioned', 1829; 'Philosophy of Perception', 1830; 'Logic. The Recent English Treatises on that science', 1833 and 'Deaf and Dumb. History of their Instruction, in reference to Dalgarno', 1839 amongst others) and education ('On the Study of Mathematics, as an Exercise of the Mind', 1836; 'On the Conditions of Classical Learning. Relative to the Defence of Classical Education, by Professor Pillans', 1836; 'On the State of the English Universities, with more especial Reference to Oxford', 1831 and 'On the Right of Dissenters to Admission into the English Universities', 1834). Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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