Man a Machine
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Man a Machine

By Julien Offray de la Mettrie
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Table of Contents
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS.
  • PREFACE.
  • FREDERIC THE GREAT’S EULOGY ON JULIEN OFFRAY DE LA METTRIE.
  • L’HOMME MACHINE.
  • MAN A MACHINE.
  • THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE SOUL.
    • CHAPTER II. CONCERNING MATTER.
    • CHAPTER III. CONCERNING THE EXTENSION OF MATTER.
    • CHAPTER V. CONCERNING THE MOVING FORCE OF MATTER.
    • CHAPTER VI. CONCERNING THE SENSITIVE FACULTY OF MATTER.
  • APPENDIX.
  • LA METTRIE’S RELATION TO HIS PREDECESSORS AND TO HIS SUCCESSORS.
    • I. The Historical Relation of La Mettrie to René Descartes (1596–1650).
    • IIa. The Likeness of La Mettrie to the English Materialists, Thomas Hobbes (1588–1679) and John Toland (1670–1721).
      • b. The Relation of La Mettrie to an English Sensationalist: John Locke (1632–1704).
    • b. The Relation of La Mettrie to an English Sensationalist: John Locke (1632–1704).
    • IIIa. The Likeness, probable but unacknowledged, to La Mettrie, of the French Sensationalists, Etienne Bonnot de Condillac (1715–1780) and Claude Adrien Helvetius (1715–1771).
      • b. The Likeness to La Mettrie of the French Materialist, Baron Paul Heinrich Dietrich von Holbach (1723–1789).
    • b. The Likeness to La Mettrie of the French Materialist, Baron Paul Heinrich Dietrich von Holbach (1723–1789).
  • OUTLINE OF LA METTRIE’S METAPHYSICAL DOCTRINE.
  • NOTES.1
    • NOTE ON FREDERICK THE GREAT’S EULOGY.
    • NOTES ON MAN A MACHINE.
    • NOTES ON THE EXTRACTS FROM “L’HISTOIRE NATURELLE DE L’AME.”
  • WORKS CONSULTED AND CITED IN THE NOTES.
  • INDEX OF NAMES AND TITLES.
  • Colophon
    • Availability
    • Encoding
    • Revision History
    • External References
    • Corrections
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