Item #017326 Logick: Or, The Right Use Of Reason In The Enquiry After Truth With A Variety Of Rules To Guard Against Error In The Affairs Of Religion And Human Life, As Well As The Sciences. Isaac WATTS.

Logick: Or, The Right Use Of Reason In The Enquiry After Truth With A Variety Of Rules To Guard Against Error In The Affairs Of Religion And Human Life, As Well As The Sciences.

Glasgow: William Smith, 1779. 12 th Edition. Orig Full Calf. Pp. viii, 336, full original calf, gilt decorated spine, minor wear to head and foot of back joint. Holding well. Isaac Watts (1674-1748) was a theologian and logician, noted for his hymn writing. His Logick was first published in 1724, went into about 20 editions, and was used as a textbook in the universities for over 100 years. It was written for beginners, addressing the four basic functions of the human mind: perception, judgment, reasoning, and disposition. Influenced by the empiricism of philosophers such as Locke, Watts gave rules and directions for any kind of inquiry, particularly inquiries into science and philosophy. A good copy of an important and influential text. Good. Item #017326

Price: $617.50 NZD

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