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Hamilton, William Sir 1788-1856

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Works: 296 works in 1,269 publications in 3 languages and 12,327 library holdings
Genres: History  Controversial literature  Apologetic writings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Editor, Arranger, Author of introduction, Commentator for written text, Creator, Commentator, Contributor
Classifications: B1423, 192
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Lectures on metaphysics and logic by William Hamilton( Book )
144 editions published between 1858 and 2008 in English and German and held by 988 libraries worldwide
The following Lectures on Metaphysics constitute the first portion of the Biennial Course which the lamented Author was in the habit of delivering during the period of his occupation of the Chair of Logic and Metaphysics, in the University of Edinburgh. The Author himself, adopting the Kantian division of the mental faculties into those of Knowledge, Feeling, and Conation, considers the Philosophy of Mind as comprehending, in relation to each of these, the three great subdivisions of Psychology, or the Science of the Phnomena of Mind; Nomology, or the Science of its Laws; and Ontology, or the Science of Results and Inferences." Among the Phnomena of Mind, the Cognitive Faculties are discussed fully and satisfactorily; those of Feeling are treated with less detail; those of Conation receive scarcely any special consideration; while the questions of Ontology, or Metaphysics proper, are touched upon only incidentally. Apart, however, from considerations of their intrinsic value, these Lectures possess a high academical and historical interest"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
Discussions on philosophy and literature, education and university reform : chiefly from the Edinburgh review by William Hamilton( Book )
74 editions published between 1846 and 2012 in English and held by 470 libraries worldwide
Outline of Sir William Henry Hamilton's philosophy by William Hamilton( Book )
82 editions published between 1861 and 2000 in English and held by 449 libraries worldwide
"It is unfortunate that Sir William Hamilton did not undertake fully to digest his metaphysical opinions into system, and to publish them as one orderly and connected whole. He had a system, for he was eminently a methodical and self-consistent thinker; but it was built up piecemeal, and so given to the world, at various times, in successive articles in the Edinburgh Review; in copious notes, appendices, and other additions to these articles when they were republished as a volume of "Discussions, " and again, when these "Discussions" passed to a second edition. I have endeavored, in the present volume, to prepare a text-book which should contain, in his own language, the substance of all that he has written upon the subject. For this purpose, the "Lectures on Metaphysics" have been taken as the basis of the work; and I have freely abridged them by striking out the repetitions and redundancies in which they abound, and omitting also, in great part, the load of citations and references that they contain, as these are of inferior interest except to a student of the history of philosophy, or as marks of the stupendous erudition of the author. The space acquired by these abridgments has enabled me to interweave into the book, in their appropriate place and connection, all those portions of the "Discussions, " and of the Notes and Dissertations supplementary to Reid, which seemed necessary either to elucidate and confirm the text, or to supplement it with the later and more fully expressed opinions of the author"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
The works of Thomas Reid, D.D., now fully collected, with selections from his unpublished letters by Thomas Reid( Book )
68 editions published between 1842 and 2011 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
Philosophy of Sir William Hamilton, Bart. by William Hamilton( Book )
44 editions published between 1853 and 1971 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
The collected works of Dugald Stewart by Dugald Stewart( Book )
35 editions published between 1827 and 2010 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Lectures on political economy by Dugald Stewart( Book )
8 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
The history of medicine, surgery, and anatomy, from the creation of the world, to the commencement of the nineteenth century by William Hamilton( Book )
10 editions published in 1831 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Chapters in logic containing Sir William Hamilton's lectures on modified logic, and selections from the Port Royal Logic by William Hamilton( Book )
16 editions published between 1870 and 1981 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
The works of Thomas Reid by Thomas Reid( Book )
8 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
The works of Thomas Reid by Thomas Reid( Book )
3 editions published in 1895 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Lectures on metaphysics and logic by William Hamilton( Book )
20 editions published between 1859 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 42 libraries worldwide
"This is volume 2 of Sir William Hamilton's lectures on metaphysics. The lectures presented here cover a range of metaphysical topics: special cognitive and presentative faculties, conservative faculties, reproductive faculties, and elaborative and regulative faculties. Also included are the feelings--pleasure and pain." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2008 APA, all rights reserved)
A letter to Augustus De Morgan, Esq. ... on his claim to an independent re-discovery of a new principle in the theory of syllogism by William Hamilton( Book )
6 editions published in 1847 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Philosophical essays by Dugald Stewart( Book )
13 editions published between 1855 and 1994 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
"In selecting the subjects of the Essays contained in the First Part of this volume, I have had a view chiefly to the correction of some mistaken opinions concerning the origin of our Knowledge (or, to use the more common phraseology, concerning the origin of our Ideas) which, as they are naturally suggested by certain figurative modes of speaking, sanctioned by the highest authorities, are apt to warp the judgment in studying the most elementary principles of abstract science. The Essays which fill up the rest of the volume have no necessary dependence on the disquisitions to which they are subjoined; and may perhaps be read with some interest by readers who have little relish for scholastic controversy* The choice, however, even of these, was not altogether arbitrary ; as, I trust, will appear evident to such as may honour the whole series with an attentive perusal"
Hamilton's History of medicine and surgery by William Hamilton( Book )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 12 libraries worldwide
An examination of Sir William Hamilton's philosophy and of the principal philosophical questions discussed in his writings by John Stuart Mill( Book )
3 editions published between 1865 and 1878 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
"Among the philosophical writers of the present century in these islands, no one occupies a higher position than Sir William Hamilton. He alone, of our metaphysicians of this and the preceding generation, has acquired, merely as such, an European celebrity: while, in our own country, he has not only had power to produce a revival of interest in a study which had ceased to be popular, but has made himself, in some sense, the founder of a school of thought. The school, indeed, is not essentially new; for its fundamental doctrines are those of the philosophy which has everywhere been in the ascendant since the setting in of the reaction against Locke and Hume, which dates from Reid among ourselves and from Kant for the rest of Europe. But that general scheme of philosophy is split into many divisions, and the Hamiltonian form of it is distinguished by as marked peculiarities as belong to any other of its acknowledged varieties. My subject, therefore, is less Sir W . Hamilton, than the questions which Sir W . Hamilton discussed. It is, however, impossible to write on those questions in our own country and in our own time, without incessant reference, express or tacit, to his treatment of them." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
Sir William Hamilton: being the philosophy of perception. An analysis by James Hutchison Stirling( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Memoir of Sir William Hamilton, bart by John Veitch( Book )
1 edition published in 1882 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Hamilton, W.
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Hamilton, William, Sir, bart., 1788-1856
Sir William Hamilton, novè baronet
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William Hamilton philosophe écossais (1788-1856)
William Hamilton schottischer Philosoph und 9. Baron von Preston
Гамильтон, Уильям
Уильям Гамильтон английский философ
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وليم بارت هاملتون
ウィリアム・ハミルトン (第9代準男爵)
威廉·哈密顿从男爵
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Latin (8)
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