Author:Richard Phillips

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Richard Phillips
English schoolteacher, author and publisher
Richard Phillips


  • A Letter to the Livery of London relative to the Duties and Office of Sheriff 1808, 12mo.
  • Treatise on the Powers and Duties of Juries, and on the Criminal Laws of England 1811, 8vo.
  • Communications relative to the Datura Stramonium as a Cure for Asthma 1811, 8vo.
  • A Morning's Walk from London to Kew 1817 (1819 and 1820), 8vo; in this he airs original political and philosophical views.
  • The Proximate Causes of Material Phenomena 1821 and 1824, 8vo; a pretentious volume on the principle of universal causation, which provoked De Morgan's anger.
  • Golden Rules of Social Philosophy 1826, 8vo; this is dedicated to Simon Bolivar, and includes ‘Golden Rules’ for sovereign princes, for legislators, electors, sheriffs, jurymen, journalists, and others, besides 'The Author's Reasons for not eating Animal Food'

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