AN ESSAY ON REGIMEN. Together with Five Discourses, Medical, Moral, and Philosophical: Serving to Illustrate the Principles and Theory of Philosophical Medicin [sic], and Point Out some if its Moral Consequences. George Cheyne.
AN ESSAY ON REGIMEN. Together with Five Discourses, Medical, Moral, and Philosophical: Serving to Illustrate the Principles and Theory of Philosophical Medicin [sic], and Point Out some if its Moral Consequences
AN ESSAY ON REGIMEN. Together with Five Discourses, Medical, Moral, and Philosophical: Serving to Illustrate the Principles and Theory of Philosophical Medicin [sic], and Point Out some if its Moral Consequences
AN ESSAY ON REGIMEN. Together with Five Discourses, Medical, Moral, and Philosophical: Serving to Illustrate the Principles and Theory of Philosophical Medicin [sic], and Point Out some if its Moral Consequences
AN ESSAY ON REGIMEN. Together with Five Discourses, Medical, Moral, and Philosophical: Serving to Illustrate the Principles and Theory of Philosophical Medicin [sic], and Point Out some if its Moral Consequences

AN ESSAY ON REGIMEN. Together with Five Discourses, Medical, Moral, and Philosophical: Serving to Illustrate the Principles and Theory of Philosophical Medicin [sic], and Point Out some if its Moral Consequences

London: C. Rivington and J. Leake, 1740. Full Leather. Good+ binding. Item #5474

Octavo. [4], xvi, iv, [2], lxviii, [2], 51, [3], 53-89, [3], 91-117, [3], 119-191, [3], 193-344 pp. First Edition. Contemporary boards, with a new spine in notably lighter colored calf with amateurish black leather spine label; new laid paper endpapers at the time the volume was rebacked; early armorial bookplate of Dr. Charles Rooke, F.G.S. is tipped in to the hinge of the new endpaper--one might speculate it was removed at the time of the repair. While this present title was perhaps the least successful of Cheyne's writings according to Anita Guerrini in her entry for the DNB, it nevertheless "give[s] the fullest exposition of his mature thought. The Essay on Regimen consisted of six essays on natural philosophy in which Cheyne explained the interrelationship of mind and body, matter and spirit, employing Newton's theory of the ether as well as his principle of analogy. He reiterated that Newtonian natural philosophy, and particularly the theory of the ether, demonstrated a platonic continuum between matter and spirit which linked mechanism to mysticism." One wonders why it didn't have a broader appeal. DNB; ESTC T78855.

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