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Philosophers of the Enlightenment

Author: Peter Gilmour
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first clear and comprehensive introduction to the philosophers of the Enlightenment. Nine contemporary specialists lead the student gently through Enlightenment thought by looking at the lives and writings of individual philosophers, such as Liebniz, Locke, Berkeley, Hume, Reid, Kant, Voltaire and Fourier. This is an introduction to a complex subject which should become recommended reading for students  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Philosophers of the Enlightenment.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©1989
(OCoLC)610194254
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Gilmour
ISBN: 0748601104 9780748601103 0748601473 9780748601479
OCLC Number: 25317947
Description: viii, 183 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Leibniz and the fashion for systems and hypotheses / Stuart Brown ---
Boyle and Locke on material substance / John Williamson ---
Soft as the rustle of a reed from Cloyne (Berkeley) / Stephen Clark ---
David Hume / Angus J. Mackay ---
Common sense and Enlightenment : the philosophy of Thomas Reid / R.F. Stalley ---
Kant / Murray MacBeath ---
Adam Smith : commerce, liberty and modernity / Christopher Berry ---
Voltaire / Peter Jimack ---
Charles Fourier : faithful pupil of the Enlightenment / I.D. Lloyd-Jones.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Gilmour.

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