Life and Matter: A Criticism of Professor Haeckel's "Riddle of the Universe" Sir Oliver LODGE.

Life and Matter: A Criticism of Professor Haeckel's "Riddle of the Universe"

London: Williams & Norgate, 1905. First Edition. Hardcover. Small octavo. x + 200pp + 62pp. publisher's ads. Deep green cloth lettered in gilt on spine. One of the many books written by Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge, (1851 – 1940) the British physicist and psychical researcher, who wrote extensively on parapsychology, science, immortality, and "survival after death." This work is primarily a critique of Prof. Ernst Haeckel's very popular biological/philosophical text "Die Welträthsel" (published in English as "The Riddle of the Universe") and some of the philosophical points it raises. Small bumps to corners of boards, spine ends & corners chafed, top-edge browned, foxing to page-edges, lacking front free endpaper, offsetting to half-title & rear free endpaper, otherwise a solid, internally-clean near-VG copy (no dust jacket). Item #46673

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