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THE THEORY AND REGULATION OF LOVE.
Norris, John.

THE THEORY AND REGULATION OF LOVE.

A Moral Essay. In Two Parts. To which are added Letters Philosophical and Moral between the Author and Dr Henry More. Oxford Printed at the Theatre for Hen. Clements 1688.
1st Ed. Sm. 8vo. [i] + [xiv] + 238pp. + [x]pp. Light browning, early neat inscription of H. Taylor, rebound in modern period style calf, blind ruling to edges of boards, blind ruled compartments with gilt lettered title label and date in gilt to spine. ESTC R21881. ‘With divisional title page on p.61: The second part of the discourse which contains the measures whereby our love is to be regulated. With final errata leaf. ... initial imprimatur leaf, on [pi]1v: "Imprimatur, Gilb. Ironside. Vice-Cancellarius. Jan. 2. 1688."; divisional t.p. is on D7r; final errata leaf bears adv. on verso. Wing (2nd ed.), N1272.’ John Norris (1657–1712) Church of England clergyman and philosopher, the last of the Cambridge Platonists, a friend initially and later a critic of John Locke. ‘... Norris's last years at Oxford saw the publication of [the above work] and Reason and Religion (1689). These are the first of his writings to show the influence of Malebranche, whom he clearly began to study at this time ...’ ODNB. The above work dedicated to Lady Masham, includes as an appendix Norris’s correspondence with Henry More.
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