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Ferrier, James Frederick 1808-1864

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Works: 151 works in 364 publications in 2 languages and 3,607 library holdings
Genres: Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Drama  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PR5837, 192
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The works of Professor Wilson of the University of Edinburgh by John Wilson( Book )

11 editions published between 1855 and 1867 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Institutes of metaphysic : the theory of knowing and being by James Frederick Ferrier( Book )

34 editions published between 1846 and 2012 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In proceeding to offer a short summary of these Institutes, with the view of aiding the impartial reader to form an estimate of their scope, character, and results, the main question for consideration is, how far have they redeemed the pledges held out at their commencement, --how far have they fulfilled the requirements by which they professed themselves bound, --how far have they executed the work which they took in hand? For it is but reasonable that a science should be tested only in reference to the end which it proposes, and to the means which it employs, and not in reference to the vague expectations or inconsiderate demands of its students. A man may desire to learn astronomy from the study of anatomy; but if he does so, he cannot fail to be disappointed. So, if a man expects to derive from metaphysics information which this science does not profess to impart, the mistake will lie with the man, and not with the science. This system, then, claims the privilege of being tried only by the standard which itself has set up, and of being called to an account only for the work which it undertook to execute." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2008 APA, all rights reserved)
Philosophical works of the late James Frederick Ferrier by James Frederick Ferrier( Book )

8 editions published in 1875 in English and Undetermined and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophical works of James Frederick Ferrier by James Frederick Ferrier( Book )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures on Greek philosophy and other philosophical remains of James Frederick Ferrier by James Frederick Ferrier( Book )

11 editions published between 1866 and 1881 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays critical and imaginative by John Wilson( Book )

4 editions published in 1866 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noctes Ambrosianae by John Wilson( Book )

2 editions published in 1864 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected writings by James Frederick Ferrier( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains selections from the philosophical writings of James Frederick Ferrier (1808-1864). Ferrier was the Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of St Andrews between 1845 and 1864 and he was one of the earliest post-Hegelian British idealists
Noctes ambrosianæ by John Wilson( Book )

4 editions published in 1855 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures on Greek philosophy by James Frederick Ferrier( Book )

8 editions published between 1867 and 2001 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noctes Ambrosianae by John Wilson( Book )

1 edition published in 1868 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scottish philosophy, the old and new; a statement by James Frederick Ferrier( Book )

5 editions published in 1856 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Institutes of metaphysic by James Frederick Ferrier( Book )

11 editions published between 1854 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In proceeding to offer a short summary of these Institutes, with the view of aiding the impartial reader to form an estimate of their scope, character, and results, the main question for consideration is, how far have they redeemed the pledges held out at their commencement,--how far have they fulfilled the requirements by which they professed themselves bound,--how far have they executed the work which they took in hand? For it is but reasonable that a science should be tested only in reference to the end which it proposes, and to the means which it employs, and not in reference to the vague expectations or inconsiderate demands of its students. A man may desire to learn astronomy from the study of anatomy; but if he does so, he cannot fail to be disappointed. So, if a man expects to derive from metaphysics information which this science does not profess to impart, the mistake will lie with the man, and not with the science. This system, then, claims the privilege of being tried only by the standard which itself has set up, and of being called to an account only for the work which it undertook to execute." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2008 APA, all rights reserved)
Noctes Ambrosianae by John Wilson( Book )

1 edition published in 1876 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noctes ambrosianæ by John Wilson( Book )

10 editions published between 1855 and 1884 in English and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of imaginary conversations, usually set in Edinburgh, Scotland
Philosophical works of James Frederick Ferrier by James Frederick Ferrier( Book )

8 editions published between 1875 and 2001 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophical works by James Frederick Ferrier( Book )

10 editions published between 1875 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophical remains by James Frederick Ferrier( Book )

5 editions published between 1875 and 2001 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works by John Wilson( Book )

in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Ferrier

Ferrier, J. F. (James Frederick), 1808-1864

Ferrier, James

Ferrier, James F. 1808-1864

Ferrier, James F. (James Frederick), 1808-1864

Ferrier, James Frederick 1808-1864

James Frederick Ferrier filosofo scozzese

James Frederick Ferrier filosoof uit Schotland (1808-1864)

James Frederick Ferrier Scottish philosopher

Languages
English (185)

Latin (2)

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Selected writingsLectures on Greek philosophyInstitutes of metaphysicPhilosophical works of James Frederick FerrierPhilosophical remains