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M. CHARLES BONNET,
OF GENEVA, F. R. S.
MEMBER OF THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF
PARIS, &c. &c.
JOHN LEWIS BOISSIER, Esq.
Printed and Published by W. W. WOODWARD, and for
MR. CHARLES BONNET, of Geneva, from whose works I have selected and translated this volume, is not of the Clerical profession, but is a gentleman of independent fortune. He is held in the highest esteem in the literary world, as a metaphysician, philosopher, and explorer of nature. His deep views, and the light he has thrown on various subjects, give him an undoubted claim to the reputation he enjoys.*
* 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:
Analytical Essay on the Faculties of the Soul 2