London: Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., 1848. Hard Cover. Very Good / No Jacket. Item #2309050
Rebound in purple cloth with gilt titles. Boards faded, presentation bookplate on front endpaper from The Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester.
xiii, 338 pp. Two volumes in one. A response to various contemporaries and their thoughts on causation and first principles, with treatments of Immanuel Kant, George Berkeley, the Scottish Enlightenment, and William Whewell. Jobert was a French paleontologist, and also wrote Philosophy of Geology. Includes: Essay the First. On Causation and Fundamental Ideas; or, Common Sense versus the Kantian, Berkeleyan, Scottish, and Whewellian Doctrines.; Essay the Second and Last. New Arguments against Pure Spiritualism and Transcendentalism. The Philosophy of Speculative Experience.