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Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Malik Ibn Ṭufayl

The improvement of human reason, exhibited in the life of Hai ebn Yokdhan: written in Arabick above 500 years ago, by Abu Jaafar ebn Tophail. In which is demonstrated, By what Methods one may, by the meer Light of Nature, attain the Knowledg of things Natural and Supernatural; more particularly the Knowledge of God, and the Affairs of another Life. Illustrated with proper figures. Newly translated from the Original Arabick, by Simon Ockley, A. M. Vicar of Swavesey in Cambridgshire. With an appendix, in which the possibility of man’s attaining the true knowledg of God, and Things necessary to Salvation, without Instruction, is briefly consider’d.

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London: 1708 or 1711.
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The improvement of human reason, exhibited in the life of Hai ebn Yokdhan: written in Arabick above 500 years ago, by Abu Jaafar ebn Tophail. In which is demonstrated, By what Methods one may, by the meer Light of Nature, attain the Knowledg of things Natural and Supernatural; more particularly the Knowledge of God, and the Affairs of another Life. Illustrated with proper figures. Newly translated from the Original Arabick, by Simon Ockley, A. M. Vicar of Swavesey in Cambridgshire. With an appendix, in which the possibility of man’s attaining the true knowledg of God, and Things necessary to Salvation, without Instruction, is briefly consider’d. Library Average
Circulation records from 1793-1799 are lost.
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Josiah Ogden Hoffman8/24/17908/27/1790Yorkdhans Life
Robert Bowne1/23/17911/25/1791Yondams Life
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