Rotterdam: Chez Reinier Leers, 1687. First edition. Joints and corners a bit rubbed, but overall a very good copy. Contemporary sheep, gilt-decorated spine, edges stained red, marbled endpapers. Twelvemo. 200 pp. Item #12827
The present work is part of an energetic, continuing intellectual disputation between the Cartesian Malebranche and the Jansenist Arnauld. Both philosophers published numerous books and essays on philosophical and theological questions, many of them polemical and with each other’s ideas as targets.
OCLC lists nine copies of this book, five in North America (the University of Chicago, Newberry Library, University of Cincinnati, University of Wisconsin, and the Bibliothèque Nationale du Quebec.