Books published in 1777

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An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

  [english | 1777]  

David Hume


Summary: [An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding is a book by the Scottish empiricist philosopher David Hume published in 1748. It was a simplification of an earlier effort Humes A Treatise of Human Nature published anonymously in London in 1739 - 40. Hume was disappointed with the reception of the Treatise which fell stillborn from the press as he put it and so tried again to disseminate his ideas to ...]
Genres: [philosophyDownloads: 81

An Enquiry Concerning The Principles Of Morals

  [english | 1777]  

David Hume


Summary: [An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals is a book by Scottish enlightenment philosopher David Hume. In it Hume argues (among other things) that the foundations of morals lie with sentiment not reason. An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals (EPM) is the enquiry subsequent to the Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (EHU). Thus it is often referred to as the second Enquiry. It was ...]
Genres: [philosophyDownloads: 319

Essays On Various Subjects

  [english | 1777]  

Hannah More


Summary: [LC copy signed by former owner Bruce Rogers.]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 338

Expedicion De Catalanes Y Argoneses Al Oriente

  [spanish | 1777]  

D Francisco De Moncada


Excerpts: [... en su afrenta y deshonor, tomaron las armas, y con aquel famoso hecho que comunmente llaman Vsperas Sicilianas, sacudieron de la cerviz pblica ...... los Scitas de Europa. Embiaron primero al Emperador su embajada ofreciendo servirle. Nicephoro Gregoras Autor Griego de aquellos tiempos refiere lo mucho ...... gobernada por Capitanes y Prncipes de valor, no de sangre, quien obedecan ...]
Genres: [travel | adventure | historyDownloads: 392

The First Of April

  [english | 1777]  

William Combe


Summary: [Bright April is a 1946 childrens story book written and illustrated by Marguerite de Angeli who later won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American childrens literature for another book 1950s The Door in the Wall. Bright April is a story about a young African-American girl named April who experiences racial prejudice it is also the story of her bright personality and her tenth birthday and the ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 483