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Priestley, Joseph 1733-1804

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Works: 1,879 works in 7,056 publications in 1 language and 92,486 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Controversial literature  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Church history  Trials, litigation, etc  Sermons 
Roles: Editor, Recipient, Translator, Dedicatee, Correspondent, Other, Creator, Honoree
Classifications: AC4, 540.924
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Experiments and observations on different kinds of air By Joseph Priestley. by Joseph Priestley( file )
120 editions published between 1772 and 2011 in English and held by 1,494 libraries worldwide
The rudiments of English grammar adapted to the use of schools; with notes and observations, for the use of those who have made some proficiency in the language. By Joseph Priestley by Joseph Priestley( file )
113 editions published between 1761 and 2013 in English and held by 1,396 libraries worldwide
The history and present state of electricity, with original experiments by Joseph Priestley( Book )
100 editions published between 1767 and 2005 in English and held by 1,194 libraries worldwide
Letters to the Right Honourable Edmund Burke occasioned by his Reflections on the revolution in France, & c by Joseph Priestley( file )
80 editions published between 1791 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,080 libraries worldwide
A course of lectures on oratory and criticism by Joseph Priestley( Book )
39 editions published between 1777 and 2013 in English and held by 1,049 libraries worldwide
"While a tutor at Warrington Academy, the polymath Joseph Priestley (1733-1804) established himself as a leading grammarian and educational theorist, producing the influential Rudiments of English Grammar (1761) and A Course of Lectures on the Theory of Language and Universal Grammar (1762), both of which are reissued in this series. In 1762 he also delivered these lectures on rhetorical theory, arguing that the purpose of rhetoric is moral formation. Priestley was deeply influenced by associationism, a theory of mind developed by John Locke and David Hartley. This claims that all complex ideas develop from simple ones, which arise purely from sensory impressions. The orator's role, then, is to form the right associations between impressions and ideas in a listener's mind. Informed by this theory, these thirty-five lectures re-evaluate the classical rhetorical components of topic, method and style. First published in 1777, the work is reissued here in its 1781 Dublin printing."--back cover
A general view of the arguments for the unity of God and against the divinity and pre-existence of Christ: from reason, from the Scriptures, and from history. By Joseph Priestley by Joseph Priestley( file )
74 editions published between 1783 and 2005 in English and held by 1,003 libraries worldwide
Disquisitions relating to matter and spirit by Joseph Priestley( Book )
67 editions published between 1777 and 2005 in English and held by 936 libraries worldwide
An appeal to the public on the subject of the riots in Birmingham to which are added, strictures on a pamphlet intitled Thoughts on the late riot at Birmingham by Joseph Priestley( file )
55 editions published between 1791 and 2005 in English and held by 802 libraries worldwide
An address to Protestant dissenters of all denominations on the approaching election of Members of Parliament, with respect to the state of public liberty in general, and of American affairs in particular by Joseph Priestley( file )
52 editions published between 1774 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 784 libraries worldwide
An history of the corruptions of Christianity in two volumes. By Joseph Priestley by Joseph Priestley( file )
71 editions published between 1782 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 746 libraries worldwide
A familiar introduction to the study of electricity By Joseph Priestley by Joseph Priestley( file )
40 editions published between 1768 and 2005 in English and held by 727 libraries worldwide
Miscellaneous observations relating to education. More especially as it respects the conduct of the mind. by Joseph Priestley( file )
57 editions published between 1778 and 1995 in English and held by 712 libraries worldwide
Joseph Priestley, selections from his writings by Joseph Priestley( Book )
3 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in English and held by 651 libraries worldwide
A continuation of the Letters to the philosophers and politicians of France, on the subject of religion ; and of the Letters to a philosophical unbeliever in answer to Mr. Paine's Age of reason. by Joseph Priestley( file )
36 editions published between 1794 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 532 libraries worldwide
An examination of Dr. Reid's Inquiry into the human mind on the principles of common sense Dr. Beattie's Essay on the nature and immutability of truth, and Dr. Oswald's Appeal to common sense in behalf of religion. By Joseph Priestley, LL. D.F.R.S by Joseph Priestley( file )
37 editions published between 1774 and 2005 in English and held by 513 libraries worldwide
"This book is the author's examination of Dr. Reid's Inquiry into the human mind on the principles of common sense, Dr. Beattie's Essay on the nature and immutability of truth, and Dr. Oswald's Appeal to common sense in behalf of religion, with the intent for the authors to defend their writing."--(PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)
 
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Alternative Names
Priestleij, J. 1733-1804
Priestley 1733-1804 Dr
Priestley, Dr., 1733-1804
Priestley, J.
Priestley, J. 1733-1804
Priestley, Jos 1733-1804
Priestley, Jos (Joseph), 1733-1804
Priestley, Josef 1733-1804
Priestley, Joseph
Priestly Joseph 1733-1804
Pristli, Dzhozef 1733-1804
פריסטלי, ג'וזף 1733-1804
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