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The Works of Robert Boyle. An Essay, Inquiring Whether and How a Naturalist should Consider Final Causes, Prop. III

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Abelard, Peter
Addams, Jane
Addison, Joseph
Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury
Aquinas, Thomas
Aristotle
Arnold, Matthew
Ashmole, Elias
Augustine, Bishop of Hippo
Austen, Jane
Austin, John Langshaw
Ayer, Alfred Jules

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Bacon, Francis
Bacon, Roger
Baillie, Joanna
Balguy, John
Beauvoir, Simone de
Becket, Thomas à, Archbishop of Canterbury
Behn, Aphra
Bello, Andres
Benjamin, Walter
Bentham, Jeremy
Berkeley, George
Blake, William
Bodley, Thomas
Bonaventure, Saint
Boole, George
Boswell, James
Boyle, Robert
Bradley, Francis Herbert
Bradley, Henry
Brawne, Fanny
Bridges, Robert
Brontë, Charlotte
Brown, John
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
Browning, Robert
Burke, Edmund
Burney, Frances
Burns, Robert
Butler, Joseph

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Calvin, John
Carter, Elizabeth
Cassirer, Ernst
Centlivre, Susannah
Chapone, Hester
Chesterfield, Philip
Clarke, John
Clarke, Samuel
Clough, Arthur Hugh
Coleridge, Hartley
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
Collingwood, Robert George
Conway, Anne
Cowley, Hannah
Cowper, William
Cromwell, Thomas
Cudworth, Ralph

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Darwin, Charles
Davidson, Donald
Defoe, Daniel
Descartes, René
Dewey, John
Dickens, Charles
Dilthey, Wilhelm

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Edgeworth, Maria
Eliot, George (Evans, Mary Anne)
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

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Ferguson, Adam
Feuerbach, Ludwig
Fichte, Johann Gottlieb
Fielding, Henry
Fielding, Sarah
Foucault, Michel
Fox, Richard
Francis of Assisi
Frazer, James George
Freud, Sigmund

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Gaskell, Elizabeth
Gay, John
Gladstone, William
Godolphin, Sidney
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
Gray, Thomas
Griffith, Elizabeth
Grimm Brothers

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Halley, Edmond
Hardy, Thomas
Haywood, Eliza
Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich
Hobbes, Thomas
Hogg, James
Holmes, Oliver Wendell
Homes, Henry, Lord Kames
Hume, David
Husserl, Edmund
Hutcheson, Frances

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Inchbald, Elizabeth

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Jacobi, Friedrich Heinrich
James, William
Johnson, Samuel
Jones, William
Jowett, Benjamin

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Kant, Immanuel
Kierkegaard, Søren
Knox, John

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Lamb, Caroline
Laski, Harold J.
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm
Lewes, George Henry
Livingstone, David
Locke, John
Luther, Martin
Lytton, Rosina Bulwer

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Machiavelli, Niccolo
Maistre, Joseph de
Malebranche, Nicolas
Malthus, Thomas Robert
Mandeville, Bernard
Manley, Delarivier
Mansfield, Katherine
Marlborough, John Churchill
Martineau, Harriet
Marvell, Andrew
Meredith, George
Merleau-Ponty, Maurice
Mill, John Stuart
Montagu, Elizabeth
Montagu, Mary Wortley
Montaigne, Michel de
Montesquieu, Charles de Secondat

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Newman, John Henry
Nietzsche, Friedrich
Nightingale, Florence

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Ockham, William of
Osborne, Dorothy
Owen, Wilfred

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Paine, Thomas
Paley, William
Pascal, Blaise
Pater, Walter
Peacock, Thomas Love
Peirce, Charles Sanders
Pepys, Samuel
Piozzi, Hester Lynch
Pix, Mary
Plato
Plotinus
Poinsot, John
Pope, Alexander
Price, Richard

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Raleigh, Walter
Reeve, Clara
Reid, Thomas
Ricardo, David
Richards, Ivor Armstrong
Richardson, Samuel
Robinson, Henry Crabb
Robinson, Mary
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
Royce, Josiah

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Salisbury, John of
Santayana, George
Scheler, Max
Schelling, Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph
Schiller, Friedrich von
Schopenhauer, Arthur
Scott, Sarah
Scott, Sir Walter
Scotus, John Duns
Seward, Anne
Shaftesbury, Anthony
Shelley, Mary
Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Sheridan, Richard
Sidgwick, Henry
Simmel, Georg
Smith, Adam
Smith, Charlotte
Smith, Sydney
Smollet, Tobias
Southey, Robert
Spencer, Herbert
Spinoza, Benedict
Steele, Richard
Sterne, Laurence
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Swift, Jonathan
Synge, John Millington

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