The System of Nature, Vol. 1

The System of Nature Vol Due to the very old age and scarcity of this book many of the pages may be hard to read due to the blurring of the original text possible missing pages missing text and other issues beyond our cont

  • Title: The System of Nature, Vol. 1
  • Author: Paul Henri Thiry d'Holbach
  • ISBN: 9781406813593
  • Page: 442
  • Format: Paperback
  • Due to the very old age and scarcity of this book, many of the pages may be hard to read due to the blurring of the original text, possible missing pages, missing text and other issues beyond our control.

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    1. First a small sidenote: I did not actually read this particular edition of the book - rather I read an edition which contained reprints from the collection of the University of Michigan Library; that specific edition is not to be found on the current list of publications of this work on , however as the book does not have an identifiable ISBN I feel hesitant to add it to .The book's strengths lie mainly in the fact that you get some insight into what a guy like d'Holbach, who wrote this stuff mo [...]

    2. A foundational work of materialist/atheist philosophy. Nevertheless, the arguments are often more blunt than subtle, and the style can be excruciatingly repetitive: Holbach often strings together example after example to illustrate a point (presumably for rhetorical effect) and then revisits the point again and again. (If you see a long string of phrases separated by colons, it is quite safe to skip immediately to the end and read "in sum" what he is on about.) It may be preferable to read "Comm [...]

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