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Johnson, Samuel 1696-1772

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Works: 166 works in 656 publications in 1 language and 9,461 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Sources  Controversial literature  Church history  Catechisms  Bibliography  Sermons  Prayers and devotions 
Roles: Author
Classifications: Z1215, 191
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Elementa philosophica: containing chiefly Noetica, or things relating to the mind or understanding; and Ethica, or things relating to the moral behaviour by Samuel Johnson( Book )

32 editions published between 1752 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short catechism for young children : proper to be taught them, before they learn the Assembly's, or after they have learn'd the church catechism. by Samuel Johnson( Book )

19 editions published between 1753 and 1765 in English and Undetermined and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A letter to Mr. Jonathan Dickinson, in defence of Aristocles to Authades, concerning the sovereignty & promises of God by Samuel Johnson( Book )

18 editions published between 1747 and 2005 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A letter from Aristocles to Authades, concerning the sovereignty and the promises of God : [Eight lines of quotations] by Samuel Johnson( Book )

20 editions published between 1745 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sermon on the beauty of holiness, in the worship of the Church of England : Being a very brief rationale on the liturgy. Preached at Stratford in Connecticut, and at the opening of Christ's Church at Guilford. by Samuel Johnson( Book )

16 editions published between 1761 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A demonstration of the reasonableness, usefulness, and great duty of prayer : [Eleven lines of quotations] by Samuel Johnson( Book )

15 editions published in 1760 in English and Undetermined and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A defence of the episcopal government of the church : containing remarks on two late, noted sermons on Presbyterian ordination by Jeremiah Leaming( Book )

13 editions published between 1766 and 2005 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Christian indeed : explained, in two sermons, of humility and charity. Preached at New-Haven, June 28, 1767. : And published at the desire of some that heard them. by Samuel Johnson( Book )

6 editions published in 1768 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elements of philosophy : containing, I. The most useful parts of logic, ... II. A brief view both of ... moral philosophy, ... By Samuel Johnson, D.D by Samuel Johnson( )

21 editions published between 1754 and 2005 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Logic, or the Art of Reasoning, is very requisite, the foundation of which is Metaphysics, or the Philosophia prima, which, by some, hath been called Ontology, and is the noblest and most elevated part of science. From these general Principles and Laws of Reasoning, we proceed to the Application of them, first in the Study of Quantity in general, whether Number or Magnitude, in the sublimer Mathematics, or the Arts of Computation. And here again opens a noble Scene of eternal Truth, in the demonstration of a vast number of theorems and problems, both Arithmetical and Geometrical, to which Algebra is wonderfully subservient, in the Contemplation both of Lines, Surfaces and Solids, in all their endless Varieties, and Proportions. This will enable us to proceed with the greater Advantage in the Study of Nature; nor without this can we read with Understanding the best Things that have been written on that Subject. This Sort of Study has likewise a direct tendency to lead us to an admiring sense of the Deity, in whole infinite Treasures of eternal Truth, we behold these Connections and Demonstrations, and who has made all Things in Number, Measure, and Weight.--Introduction. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2008 APA, all rights reserved)
Samuel Johnson : his career and writings by Samuel Johnson( Book )

11 editions published between 1929 and 2002 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Samuel Johnson : his career and writings
Alternative Names
Johnson, Samuel 1696-1772

Samuel Johnson Amerikaans filosoof (1696-1771)

Samuel Johnson President of Colombia Unicersity

Сэмюэл Джонсон

סמואל ג'ונסון

صموئيل جونسون

塞繆爾·約翰遜(美國教育家)

牧師塞繆爾·約翰遜

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