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The empiricists : critical essays on Locke, Berkeley, and Hume

Author: Margaret Atherton
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©1999.
Series: Critical essays on the classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays on themes in the work of John Locke, George Berkeley, and David Hume, provides a deepened understanding of major issues raised in the Empiricist tradition. In exploring their shared belief in the experiential nature of mental constructs, The Empiricists illuminates the different methodologies of these great Enlightenment philosophers and introduces readers to important metaphysical and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Empiricists.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©1999
(OCoLC)606266823
Online version:
Empiricists.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©1999
(OCoLC)607193829
Named Person: John Locke; George Berkeley; David Hume; John Locke; David Hume; George Berkeley; George Berkeley; David Hume; John Locke; George Berkeley; David Hume; John Locke; George (Philosoph) Berkeley; David Hume; John Locke
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Atherton
ISBN: 0847689123 9780847689125 0847689131 9780847689132
OCLC Number: 39695980
Description: xx, 258 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: "Ideas" and objects": Locke on perceiving "things" / Ian Tipton --
The foundations of knowledge and the logic of substance: the structure of Locke's general philosophy / Michael R. Ayers --
Locke, law, and the law of nature / G.A.J. Rogers --
Locke on identity: matter, life, and consciousness / Edwin McCann --
Berkeley's ideas of sense / Phillip D. Cummins --
Did Berkeley completely misunderstand the basis of the primary-secondary quality distinction in Locke? / Margaret D. Wilson --
Berkeleian idealism and impossible performances / George Pappas --
Berkeley's notion of spirit / Charles J. McCracken --
The presentation of causation and Hume's two definitions of "cause" / Don Garrett --
Hume's inductive skepticism / Kenneth Winkler --
The soul and the self / Robert Fogelin --
Hume's scepticism: natural instincts and philosophical reflection / Barry Stroud.
Series Title: Critical essays on the classics.
Responsibility: edited by Margaret Atherton.

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A collection of essays on the work of John Locke, George Berkeley and David Hume, designed to provide a deeper understanding of major issues raised in the empiricist tradition. It includes "The  Read more...
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