A BOOK FOR THE TIMES: TO EXTERMINATE POLITICAL VERMIN AND MORAL QUACKS. SOCIAL PHYSICS: FROM THE POSITIVE PHILOSOPHY OF AUGUSTE COMTE.

New York. 1856. [2],[399]-450pp. Dbd. Minor edge wear, last two leaves detached. Good. Item #WRCAM49771

An interesting work of social philosophy comprising books five, chapters one and two of Harriet Martineau's translation of Comte's COURS DE PHILOSOPHIE POSITIVE. Here, Comte tackles such subjects as theological polity, metaphysical polity, the dogma of equality, social oscillations, and private and public morality; he also comments on such figures as Aristotle, Montesqieu, and Condorcet. A rare imprint, with only five copies in OCLC. OCLC 25099930.

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