Man more than a machine Wherein, I. The immateriality of the soul is demonstrated by invincible Arguments, which set this important Truth in a clear, new, and different Light. II. The objections against an immaterial principle, from the several Appearances, and from the Observations of Physicians, are examined, and evidently shewn to be fallacious. III. The analogy between man and brutes, is minutely considered; the specific Difference between them is proved not to consist in the Construction of their Bodies; and the different Phaenomena in Brutes are fully explained. IV. The impious consequences that flow from the opinion of the materialists are exposed and refuted; the Existence of a Deity is clearly and amply demonstrated; the Necessity, in fine, of a religious Worship is solidly established, and shewn to be essential to the Happiness of Man. In answer to a wicked and atheistical treatise, written by M. de la Mettrie, and intitled, Man a machine

Main Author: Luzac, Élie
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London printed for W. Owen, at Homer's Head, near Temple-Bar 1752, MDCCLII. [1752]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Anonymous. By Elie Luzac. - English Short Title Catalog, N6029. - Price from imprint: Price One Shilling and Six Pence. - Reproduction of original from Harvard University Houghton Library. - With a final advertisement leaf
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