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The Cambridge history of seventeenth-century philosophy

Author: Daniel Garber; Michael Ayers; Roger Ariew; Alan Gabbey
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York ; Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Series: The Cambridge history of philosophy
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Everyone interested in history of early-modern philosophy cannot be without this groundbreaking work of scholarship.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Garber; Michael Ayers; Roger Ariew; Alan Gabbey
ISBN: 0521531802 9780521531801 0521537207 9780521537209 0521537215 9780521537216 0521588642 9780521588645 0521307635 9780521307635 0521572339 9780521572330
OCLC Number: 489664670
Description: 2 v. (XVII-VI-1616 p.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Volume I: Part I. The Context of Seventeenth-Century Philosophy: 1. The institutional setting Richard Tuck; 2. The intellectual setting Stephen Menn; 3. European responses to non-European philosophy: China David E. Mungello; Part II. Logic, Language and Abstract Objects: 4. Logic in the seventeenth century: preliminary remarks and the constituents of the proposition Gabriel Nuchelmans; 5. Proposition and judgement Gabriel Nuchelmans; 6. Deductive reasoning Gabriel Nuchelmans; 7. Method and the study of nature Peter Dear; 8. Universals, essences, and abstract entities Martha Bolton; 9. Individuation Udo Thiel; Part III. God: 10. The idea of God Jean-Luc Marion; 11. Proofs of the existence of God Jean-Robert Armogathe; 12. The Cartesian dialectic of creation Thomas M. Lennon; 13. The relation between theology and philosophy Nicholas Jolley; 14. The religious background of seventeenth-century philosophy Richard Popkin; Part IV. Body and the Physical World: 15. Body and the physical world: scholastic background Alan Gabbey and Roger Ariew; 16. The occultist tradition and its critics Brian Copenhaver; 17. Doctrines of explanation in late scholasticism and in the mechanical philosophy Steven Nadler; 18. New doctrines of body and its powers, place, and space Daniel Garber, John Henry, Lynn Joy and Alan Gabbey; 19. Knowledge of the existence of body Charles McCracken; 20. New doctrines of motion Alan Gabbey; 21. Laws of nature John R. Milton; 22. The mathematical realm of nature Michael Mahoney; Part V. Spirit: 23. Soul and mind: life and thought in the seventeenth century Daniel Garber; 24. Knowledge of the soul Charles McCracken; 25. Mind-body problems Daniel Garber and Margaret Wilson; 26. Personal identity Udo Thiel; 27. The passions in metaphysics and the theory of action Susan James; Volume 2: Part VI. The Understanding: 28. The cognitive faculties Gary Hatfield; 29. Theories of knowledge and belief Michael Ayers; 30. Ideas and objective being Michael Ayers; 31. Probability and evidence Lorraine Daston; 32. Scepticism Charles Larmore; 33. Determinism and human freedom Robert Sleigh Jr,Vere Chappell and Michael Della Rocca; 34. Conceptions of moral philosophy Jill Kraye; 35. Divine/natural law theories in ethics Knud Haakonssen; 36. Reason, the passions, and the good life Susan James.
Series Title: The Cambridge history of philosophy
Responsibility: ed. by Daniel Garber, Michael Ayers ; with the assistance of Roger Ariew and Alan Gabbey.
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