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book #78733
Cumberland, Richard
De Legibus Naturae Disquisitio Philosophica, In qua Earum Forma, summa Capita, Ordo, Promulgation, & Obligatio e rerum Natura investigantur; Quinetiam Elementa Philosphiae Hobbianae, Cum Moralis tum Civilis, considerantur & refutantur. Wing C7580
Typis E. Flesher, Prostat vero apud Nathanaelem Hooke [etc.], London, 1672.
First edition of Cumberland's "magisterial treatise on natural law", written in partial rebuttal of Hobbes, influential upon Pufendorf, and, in the view of some, qualifying Cumberland as "a forerunner, if not the founder, of English utilitarianism"
Contemporary calf, rebacked, the boards somewhat marked and stained, else quite clean and well preserved, without the imprimatur leaf; the Taussig copy
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$ 1750.00
natural law, philosophy of law

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