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Author Name:    OERSTED, Hans Christian HORNER, Leonora and Joanna B., trans.

Title:   Soul in Nature, with Supplementary Contributions

Publisher:    Henry G. Bohn, London, 1852, 1852

Seller ID:   110426

OERSTED, Hans Christian. The Soul in Nature, with Supplementary Contributions. Translated from the German by Leonora and Joanna B. Horner. London : Henry G. Bohn, 1852. Pp (6),[vii]-xlv,(1),[1]-465,(1), frontispiece (with tissue guard). 8vo, brown half-calf, marbled paper covered boards, gilt lettering on black panel and decoration to spine, all edges and endpapers marbled.

Contents :
The Spiritual in the Material (A Conversation) (pp 1-27);
The Fountain (pp 28-40);
The Comprehension of Nature by Thought and Imagination (pp 41-55);
Superstition and Infidelity in Their Relation to Natural Science (pp 56-90);
All Existence a Dominion of Reason (pp 91-133);
The Cultivation of Science Considered as n Exercise of Religion (pp 134-142);
The Relation Between Natural Science and Poetry (pp 143-163);
The Relation of Natural Science to Various Important Religious Subjects (pp 164-191);
On the Intellectual Influence Exercised by Natural Science in Its Practical Application (pp 192-204);
Speeches Delivered at Two Different Scandinavian ScientificMeetings (pp 205-223);
Of the School,in Life (pp 224-243);
Ancient and Modern Times (pp 244-256);
Natural Science in its Relation to different periods of the world, and to the philosophy prevalent then (pp 257-288);
Christianity and Mental Cultivation mutually support each other (pp 289-299);
Observations on the History of Chemistry (pp 300-324);
The Dialogues on the Fundamental Principles of Beauty, and on the Physical Effects of Tones (pp 325-371);
The same Principles of Beauty exist in the objects submitted to the Eye and to the Ear (pp 325351);
The Physical Effects of Tones (pp 352-271);
Two Chapters on the Natural Philosophy of the Beautiful (pp 372-413);
On the Unbeautiful in Nature, in its relation to the Harmony of Beauty in the Whole (pp 414-424);
Christianity and Astronomy (pp 425-446);
Upon the Spirit and Study of Universal Natural Philosophy (pp 447-465).

Rebacked with calf and original spine re-attached, rubbed and edgeworn, penned name, else a very good copy. 250.00


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