George Eliots' notebook, entitled Greek Philosophy and Locke and Comte - cover

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Date:1872 - 1880 (c.)

Description:It contains notes on classical texts and miscellaneous notes on astronomy and geology. Click on cover to see a slection...

Page 2 & 3 - Quotations from various philosophers and authors.

Page 14 - Quotation from Descartes, 'Discours de la Methode' (in French).

Page 18-20 - Discourse on the [Age of the] Earth.

Page 21 - Notes on Kant (Fischer).



George Eliot (born Mary Ann Evans) was a local authoress based in the Coventry and Nuneaton district, from 1819-1880.


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1840s
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1860s
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1880s
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1900s
Engraved portrait of George Eliot
Engraved portrait of George Eliot

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