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CHARLES BONNET, F.R.S.
the At directs, Od:1,1787. 67.I.Stockdale Vicadilly .
M. CHARLES BONNET,
OF GENEVA, F. R. S.
MEMBER OF THE ROYAL ACADEMY
TXAN & L A T ID
JOHN LEWIS BOISSIER, Eses
PRINTED FOR JOHN STOCKDALE, PICCADILLY;
CHARLES DILLY, POULTRY;
T R A N S L A T O R.
R. Charles Bonnet, of Geneva, from
whose works I have selected and translated this volume, is not of the Clerical profeffion, but is a gentleman of independant fortune. He is held in the highest esteem, in the literary world, as a metaphysician, philofopher, and explorer of nature. His deep views, and the lights he has thrown on various fubjects, give him an undoubted claim to the reputation be enjoys (a):
(a) A complete and new edition of Mr. Bonnet's
The present work represents Christianity in a philosophical point of view, which cannot but deeply impress every mind disposed to meditation.
In this sceptical and paradoxical age;' an oftentatious display of erudition_every alluring and fascinating grace of style_every fpecious argument, calculated to misguide the unwary—have been employed to undermine our holy religion. It must therefore be a source of infinite satisfaction, to those who fincerely search after truth, to see the man of genius, the man of learning and deep reflection, stand forth to
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