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An Elegant and Learned Discourse Of the Light of Nature, With Several other Treatises: Viz. The Schisme. The Act of Oblivion. The Childes Returne. The Panting Soul. Mount Ebal. The White Stone. Spiritual Opticks. The Worth of Souls. By Nathanael Culverwel, Master of Arts, and lately Fellow of Emanuel Colledge in Cambridge. Imprimatur, Edm. Calamy.


Price: $375.00

Publisher: London,, Printed by T. R[atcliffe]. and E. M[ottershed]. for John Rothwell at the Sun and Fountain in Pauls Church-yard.: 1652 1652

Item Number: 17755

"Nathanael Culverwel (1615-1651) ""An English philosophical writer, belonging to the school known as the `Cambridge Platonists.' His chief work, the Discourse of the Light of Nature, was published with several smaller treatises in 1652. It seems to have been suggested by the De veritate of his contemporary Lord Herbert of Cherbury, with whose views on epistemology he coincides to a remarkable degree, though controverting his attack upon Christianity from the side of reason. For grandeur and harmony of conception, as well as for rare insight and spiritual rapture which is almost ... View more info