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Joseph Glanvill

The Vanity of Dogmatizing

E. C. for Henry Eversden

1661

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First-edition copy of Glanvill's first book, arguing for tolerance and scientific method in favor of dogmatism, the scholastic method and Aristotelian philosophy.

  • Joseph Glanvill (English).
  • The Vanity of Dogmatizing: Or Confidence in Opinions Manifested in a Discourse of the Shortness and Uncertainty of Our Knowledge, and Its Causes, with Some Reflexions on Peripateticism; and an Apology for Philosophy.
  • London: by E. C. for Henry Eversden, 1661.
  • (xv)250 pp.(iii), complete.
  • Title page printed in red and black.
  • Bound in somewhat recent full mottled brown calf over cords, spine gilt paneled and lettered.

Literature

ESTC R3090.

Wing G834.

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Hinges fine.

Head and foot of spine fine.

Mild toning to pages.

Minor damp stain to gutter of the first few pages.

Engraved bookplate of Christ's College Cambridge to verso of title page.

Dimensions

Height: 6 inches / 15.24 cm
Width: 4.25 inches / 10.79 cm

Feature(s)

First Edition

Language

English

Subject

Science, Fine bindings, Religion

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