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Man a machine / by Julien Offray de La Mettrie ; French-English including Frederick the Great's "Eulogy" on La Mettrie and extracts from La Mettrie's "The natural history of the soul" ; philosophical and historical notes by Gertrude Carman Bussey.

Main Author: La Mettrie, Julien Offray de, 1709-1751.
Related Names: Frederick II King of Prussia 1712-1786., Calkins, Mary Whiton 1863-1930., Bussey, Gertrude Carman 1888-1961.
Language(s): English ; French
Published: Chicago : Open Court, 1912.
Subjects: Mind and body.
Materialism.
Physiology > Early works to 1800.
Note: Includes index.
Translation of: L'homme machine.
The translation is founded on a version made by Miss Gertrude C. Bussey (from the French text in the edition of J. Assezat) and has been revised by Professor M.W. Calkins, who is responsible for it in its present form. cf. Preface.
"The French text presented in this volume is taken from that of a Leyden edition of 1748 ... The title page of this edition is reproduced in the present volume."--Pref.
Physical Description: 216 p. : facsim. ; 21 cm.
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