NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1897. First American edition. Hardcover. 8vo. viii + 308pp. Blue publisher's cloth, gilt spine titles.
Crushing and some short closed splits to cloth at spine ends, moderate general shelfwear (boards just peeking through at bottom tips), toning to deckled fore-edge. Else very good (+), clean and tightly bound.
Collects five essays ("Man's Place in the Cosmos," "The Present Position of the Philosophical Sciences," "The 'New' Psychology and Automatism," "A New Theory of the Absolute," and "Mr. Balfour and his Critics") by the Scottish philosopher whose views of personal idealism and critical stance towards the Hegelian Absolute proved influential to subsequent thinkers from Bertrand Russell to William James.