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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.
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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Empiricists.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c1999
(DLC) 98039077
(OCoLC)39695980
Named Person: John Locke; George Berkeley; David Hume
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Atherton
ISBN: 0585160562 9780585160566
OCLC Number: 44965125
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 258 p.)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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