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An inquiry into the origin of the discoveries attributed to the moderns : wherein it is demonstrated, that our most celebrated philosophers have, for the most part, taken what they advance from the works of the ancients : and that many important truths in religion were known to the pagan sages / translated from the French of the Revd. Mr. Dutens ... with considerable additions communicated by the author.

Author/Creator:
Dutens, L. (Louis), 1730-1812.
Standardized Title:
Recherches sur l'origine des découvertes attribuées aux modernes. English
Publication:
London : Printed for W. Griffin ..., MDCCLXIX [1769]
Format/Description:
Book
xl, 459, [1] p. ; 22 cm. (8vo)
Fingerprint:
t,nd r-e- B.us qumu (3) 1769 (R)
Subjects:
Science -- History.
Philosophy -- History.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Notes:
Translation of Recherches sur l'origine des découvertes attribuées aux modernes.
Errors in pagination: p. 64, 351, 435 misnumbered as 94, 251, and 433, respectively.
"Catalogue of the principal authors quoted ... and the editions made use of": p. [xiv]-xix.
Contains several chapters on Leibniz.
Head- and tail-pieces; printed marginal notes.
Bibliographical footnotes.
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy has the armorial bookplate of Sir George Augustus William Shuckburgh-Evelyn (1751-1804) on front pastedown.
Penn Provenance:
Shuckburgh-Evelyn, George Augustus William, Sir, 1751-1804 (bookplate) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1769
Cited in:
ESTC, T137062
Müller, K. Leibniz-Bibliographie, no. 3774
Contributor:
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716.
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
German Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
33881361
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