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CHARLES BONNET, F.R.S.

Publish'd the Act directs, Oct.1, 1787. by I. Stockdale Puccadilly.

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INQUIRIES

CONCERNING

CHRISTIANITY.

BY

M. CHARLES BONNET,

OF GENEVA, F. R. S.

MEMBER OF THE ROYAL ACADEMY
OF SCIENCES OF PARIS,
&c. &c.

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LONDON:

PRINTED FOR JOHN STOCKDALE, PICCADILLY;
CHARLES DILLY, POULTRY;

AND WILLIAM CREECH, EDINBURGH.

M.DCC.LXXXVII.

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R. Charles Bonnet, of Geneva, from whofe works I have felected and tranflated this volume, is not of the Clerical profeffion, but is a gentleman of independant fortune. He is held in the highest esteem, in the literary world, as a metaphyfician, philofopher, and explorer of nature. His deep views, and the lights he has thrown on various fubjects, give him an undoubted claim to the reputation he enjoys (a):

(a) A complete and new edition of Mr. Bonnet's works was published in 1779, at Neufchatel, in 10 vols. 4to. and 18 vols. 8vo.-The contents of the 8vo. edition are as follows:

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Inquiries

The prefent work reprefents Christianity in a philofophical point of view, which cannot but deeply imprefs every mind difpofed to medita

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In this fceptical and paradoxical age; an oftentatious difplay of erudition-every alluring and fascinating grace of ftyle-every specious argument, calculated to misguide the unwary—have been employed to undermine our holy religion. It must therefore be a fource of infinite fatisfaction, to those who fincerely fearch after truth, to fee the man of genius, the man of learning and deep reflection, ftand forth to

Inquiries concerning the use of Leaves
Confiderations on Organized Bodies.
Contemplations of Nature

Writings on Natural History

Letters on various Subjects of Natural

Effay on Pfychology

Philofophical Palingenefis

Miscellaneous

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History
Analytical Effay on the Faculties of the

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