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Lennon, Thomas M.

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Works: 33 works in 141 publications in 1 language and 6,608 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator
Classifications: B1875, 194
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Publications about Thomas M Lennon
Publications by Thomas M Lennon
Most widely held works by Thomas M Lennon
Problems of Cartesianism ( file )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 1,284 libraries worldwide
Cartesian views papers presented to Richard A. Watson ( file )
11 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,091 libraries worldwide
Many kinds of Cartesian views are treated by these papers - the views that Descartes held, views from our perspective on those views, views on Descartes held by his early critics and followers, and views that are Cartesian in outlook
The plain truth Descartes, Huet, and skepticism by Thomas M Lennon( file )
11 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,076 libraries worldwide
Offers a study of Pierre-Daniel Huet's "Censura philosophiae cartesiana" (1689) and the controversy surrounding it, and shows that there are good answers to the perennial standard criticisms of Descartes' philosophy: the method of doubt, the cogito, and proofs of God's existence
Reading Bayle by Thomas M Lennon( file )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,036 libraries worldwide
Pierre Bayle (1647-1706) is a key intellectual figure of the period, and his Historical and Critical Dictionary is the philosophy best seller of all time. This work is a critical but sympathetic treatment of a neglected thinker of interest in the fields of the history of modern philosophy, the history of ideas, and 17th century French culture
The battle of the gods and giants : the legacies of Descartes and Gassendi, 1655-1715 by Thomas M Lennon( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
By the mid-1600s, the commonsense, manifest picture of the world associated with Aristotle had been undermined by skeptical arguments on the one hand and by the rise of the New Science on the other. What would be the scientific image to succeed the Aristotelian model? Thomas Lennon argues here that the contest between the supporters of Descartes and the supporters of Gassendi to decide this issue was the most important philosophical debate of the latter half of the seventeenth century. Descartes and Gassendi inspired their followers with radically opposed perspectives on space, the objects in it, and how these objects are known. Lennon maintains that differing concepts on these matters implied significant moral and political differences: the Descartes/Gassendi conflict was typical of Plato's perennial battle of the gods (friends of forms) and giants (materialists), and the crux of that enduring philosophical struggle is the exercise of moral and political authority. Lennon demonstrates, in addition, that John Locke should be read as having taken up Gassendi's cause against Descartes. In Lennon's reinterpretation of the history of philosophy between the death dates of Gassendi and Malebranche, Locke's acknowledged opposition to Descartes on some issues is applied to the most important questions of Locke exegesis
The achilles of rationalist psychology by Thomas M Lennon( file )
17 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
"How is it that the mind perceives the words of a verse as a verse and not just as a string of words? One answer to this question is that to do so the mind itself must already be unified as a simple thing without parts (and perhaps must therefore be immortal). Kant called this argument the Achilles, perhaps because of its apparent invincibility, and perhaps also because it has a fatal weak spot, or perhaps because it is the champion argument of rationalism. The argument and the problem it addresses have a long history, from the ancient world right up to the present." "The Achilles of Rationalist Psychology consists of newly written papers addressing each of the main contributors to the discussion of the Achilles. Despite the historical importance and intrinsic interest of the argument, very little has been written about it. This volume should therefore be of use to advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and researchers across the domains of philosophy, history, and cognitive science."--Jacket
Bibliographia Malebranchiana : a critical guide to the Malebranche literature into 1989 by Patricia Ann Easton( Book )
10 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
The cartesian empiricism of François Bayle by Thomas M Lennon( Book )
6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Against Cartesian philosophy by Pierre-Daniel Huet( Book )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Structural fire engineering design : materials behaviour - concrete by Thomas M Lennon( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Designers' guide to EN 1991-1-2, 1992-1-2, 1993-1-2 and 1994-1-2 : handbook for the fire design of steel, composite and concrete structures to the eurocodes by Thomas M Lennon( file )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The nature of the loading must first be understood before applying the structural engineering principles set out in the Eurocodes. For this reason this book is meant as a guide to four separate documents, EN1991 Part 1.2, EN1992 Part 1.2, EN1993 Part 1.2 and EN1994 Part 1.2
The contagious communication of strong imaginations by Thomas M Lennon( Article )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
CHILL OUT ( file )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Effect of polypropylene fibres on performance in fire of high grade concrete by N Clayton( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Designers' guide to EN 1991-1-2, EN1992-1-2, EN 1993-1-2 and EN 1994-1-2 (Eurocode) by D Moore( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Arnauld and scepticism: Questions de fait and Questions de droit by Thomas M Lennon( Article )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
PURE ACOUSTIC MOODS ( file )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Elucidations of the search after truth by Nicolas Malebranche( Article )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
STRANGE FOLK ( file )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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Lennon, T.
Lennon, Thomas M.
Lennon, Thomas Michael 1942-
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English (125)
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