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Reid, Thomas 1710-1796

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Works: 486 works in 1,830 publications in 9 languages and 33,206 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Dedicatee, Editor
Classifications: B1533, 192
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Essays on the intellectual powers of man by Thomas Reid( Book )

148 editions published between 1785 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition of Thomas Reid's Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man provides both a critically edited text of the work and the complete manuscript evidence relating to its composition
Thomas Reid, an inquiry into the human mind : on the principles of common sense by Thomas Reid( Book )

158 editions published between 1765 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book gives scholars a complete, critically edited text of Reid's book, together with a selection of related documents showing the development of Reid's thought. The book also comes with textual notes and details of previous editions
Thomas Reid's inquiry and essays by Thomas Reid( Book )

14 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and Swedish and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on the active powers of man 1788 by Thomas Reid( Book )

85 editions published between 1788 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of essays by the 18th-century philosopher Thomas Reid, with notes and commentary. Included discussions of epistemology, ethics, free will, moral psychology and meta-ethics"--Provided by publisher
An inquiry into the human mind by Thomas Reid( Book )

19 editions published between 1782 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on the active powers of the human mind by Thomas Reid( Book )

21 editions published between 1843 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Para Reid, esta expresión es sinónimo de una capacidad innata a la naturaleza humana, que la hace poseedora de principios incuestionables, compartidos por el filósofo y por el individuo común, mediante los cuales la mente aprehende las verdades básicas del pensamiento y de las cosas. Los elementos primarios del conocimiento están ahí y no cabe cuestionar su existencia; los datos de nuestra conciencia original han de presumirse verdaderos
Practical ethics : being lectures and papers on natural religion, self-government, natural jurisprudence, and the law of nations by Thomas Reid( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the originator of the Scottish school of "common sense" philosophy and the foremost contemporary critic of David Hume's moral skepticism, Thomas Reid (1710-1796) played a hitherto unknown role in applying the tradition of natural law to morality and politics. When Reid succeeded Adam Smith as professor of moral philosophy in Glasgow in 1764, he taught a course covering pneumatology (theory of mind), practical ethics, and politics. In presenting for the first time the philosopher's manuscript lectures and papers on practical ethics, Knud Haakonssen shows how these writings not only add depth to Reid's criticism of Hume but also clarify his own social, moral, and political thought. As a whole, Reid's Practical Ethics constitutes a most significant addition of source material for the study of the Scottish Enlightenment. The papers assembled here demonstrate the extent to which the moral philosophy of the Enlightenment was influenced by natural jurisprudence. At the same time they reveal Reid's involvement with republican, utopian, and radical themes and elucidate the relations between religion and politics in the Enlightenment. Haakonssen's introduction is the first substantial systematic treatment of Reid's moral-political thought, connecting it with his general philosophy and setting it in the context of his life and time
Thomas Reid's Lectures on the fine arts by Thomas Reid( Book )

14 editions published in 1973 in English and French and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Thomas Reid, D.D., now fully collected, with selections from his unpublished letters by Thomas Reid( Book )

58 editions published between 1845 and 2009 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The philosophical orations of Thomas Reid : delivered at graduation ceremonies in King's College, Aberdeen, 1753, 1756, 1759, 1762 by Thomas Reid( Book )

17 editions published between 1937 and 1999 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thomas Reid, contemporary and philosophy foe of David Hume, was the chief figure in the group of philosophers consituting the Scottish school of common sense. Between 1753 and 1762, Reid delivered four 'philosophical orations' at graduation ceremonies at King's College, Aberdeen. This volume contains the first English translation of those Latin orations, which reveal Reid's philosophical opinions during his formative years." [Back cover]
Thomas Reid on the animate creation : papers relating to the life sciences by Thomas Reid( Book )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The volume falls into two main parts, the first of which contains a detailed introduction. This provided the first published account of Reid's reflections on the highly contraversial theories surrounding muscular motion and the reproduction of plants and animals, and relates them to the broader Enlightenment debates on these issues. It also contains the first systematic reconstruction of Reid's opposition to materialism, and views his polemics against the noted Dissenter Joseph Priestley in terms of their differing interpretations of the Newtonian legacy, their conflicting philosophical assumptions, and the cultural politics of Common Sense philosophy in the 1770s. The second part reproduces a selection of Reid's most significant papers on the life sciences, including his Glasgow Literary Society discourses on muscular motion and on Priestley's materialism, as well as other manuscripts which document the development of his scientific ideas
Philosophical works by Thomas Reid( Book )

31 editions published between 1967 and 1983 in English and German and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Reid on logic, rhetoric, and the fine arts : papers on the culture of the mind by Thomas Reid( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thomas Reid saw the three subjects of logic, rhetoric, and the fine arts as closely cohering aspects of one endeavor that he called the culture of the mind. This was a topic on which Reid lectured for many years in Glasgow, and this volume presents as near a reconstruction of these lectures as is now possible." "In addition, this volume continues the attractive combination of manuscript material and published work, in this case Reid's important and well-known essay on Aristotle's logic. This text was corrupted in earlier editions of Reid's works and is now restored to the state in which Reid left it."--Jacket
An inquiry into the human mind on the principles of common sense by Thomas Reid( Book )

67 editions published between 1764 and 2009 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The fabric of the human mind is curious and wonderful, as well as that of the human body. The faculties of the one are with no less wisdom adapted to their several ends, than the organs of the other. Nay, it is reasonable to think, that as the mind is a nobler work and of a higher order than the body, even more of the wisdom and skill of the divine architect hath been employed in its structure. It is therefore a subject highly worthy of inquiry on its own account, but still more worthy on account of the extensive influence which the knowledge of it hath over every other branch of science"--Chapter. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved)
The works of Thomas Reid : with an account of his life and writings by Thomas Reid( Book )

10 editions published in 1813 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Reid's Lectures on natural theology (1780) by Thomas Reid( Book )

7 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on the powers of the human mind by Thomas Reid( Book )

25 editions published between 1803 and 2009 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book describes the power of the human mind and the cognitive processes that take place through the use of our external senses. Among these cognitive processes is memory, which receives extensive coverage in the essays. The book also contains a preface section providing an account of the author's life and writings. This section is written by Dugald Stewart, who details the philosophy and publications of the deceased Thomas Reid, the book's author. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved)
Selections from the Scottish philosophy of common sense by G. A Johnston( Book )

7 editions published between 1915 and 2009 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The philosophy of Reid as contained in the "Inquiry into the human mind on the principles of common sense" by Thomas Reid( Book )

6 editions published between 1892 and 2007 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on the intellectual and active powers of man : By Thomas Reid ... In three volumes. by Thomas Reid( Book )

6 editions published in 1790 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Practical ethics : being lectures and papers on natural religion, self-government, natural jurisprudence, and the law of nations
Alternative Names
Jui-te, Tʻo-ma-ssu 1710-1796

Reid, Thomas

Thomas Reid Brits filosoof

Thomas Reid filósofo escocés

Thomas Reid filosofo scozzese

Thomas Reid philosophe écossais

Thomas Reid schottischer Philosoph

Thomas Reid Scottish philosopher

Рид

Рид, Томас 1710-1796

Томас Рид

Томас Рийд

ריד, תומס 1710-1796

תומאס ריד

תומאס ריד סופר בריטי

تامس رید نویسنده، ریاضی‌دان، کتابدار، و فیلسوف بریتانیایی

توماس ريد

토머스 리드

トマス・リード

托马斯·里德

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Thomas Reid, an inquiry into the human mind : on the principles of common senseThomas Reid's inquiry and essaysEssays on the active powers of man 1788Practical ethics : being lectures and papers on natural religion, self-government, natural jurisprudence, and the law of nationsThomas Reid's Lectures on the fine artsThe works of Thomas Reid, D.D., now fully collected, with selections from his unpublished lettersThe philosophical orations of Thomas Reid : delivered at graduation ceremonies in King's College, Aberdeen, 1753, 1756, 1759, 1762Thomas Reid on the animate creation : papers relating to the life sciences