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Philosophical and theological writings

Author: Gotthold Ephraim Lessing; H B Nisbet
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Series: Cambridge texts in the history of philosophy.
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This volume presents the most comprehensive collection to date in English of Lessing's philosophical and theological writings, several of which appear here in English for the first time. They are translated and edited by H.B. Nisbet, who also provides an introduction that sets them in their historical and philosophical contexts.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Ouvrages avant 1800
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim, 1729-1781.
Philosophical and theological writings.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2004058574
(OCoLC)56913653
Named Person: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Freiherr von
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gotthold Ephraim Lessing; H B Nisbet
ISBN: 0511109733 9780511109737 9780511810138 051181013X 1280420170 9781280420177
Language Note: Translated from the German.
OCLC Number: 59104840
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 262 pages).
Contents: The Christianity of reason --
On the reality of things outside God --
Spinoza only put Leibniz on the track of [his theory of] pre-established harmony --
On the origin of revealed religion --
Leibniz on eternal punishment --
[Editorial commentary on the 'Fragments' of Reimarus] --
On the proof of the spirit and of power --
The testament of St. John --
A rejoinder --
A parable --
Axioms --
New hypothesis on the evangelists as merely human historians --
Necessary answer to a very unnecessary question of Herr Hauptpastor Goeze of Hamburg --
The religion of Christ --
That more than five senses are possible for human beings --
Ernst and Falk : dialogues for Freemasons --
The education of the human race --
[Recollections of conversations with Lessing in July and August 1780 / Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi.
Series Title: Cambridge texts in the history of philosophy.
Other Titles: Works.
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, philosophical and theological writings
Lessing, philosophical and theological writings
Responsibility: translated and edited by H.B. Nisbet.

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