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John Locke and natural philosophy

Author: Peter R Anstey
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013, ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Peter Anstey presents an innovative study of John Locke's views on the method and content of natural philosophy-the study of the natural world. He argues that Locke was an advocate of the  Read more...

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Named Person: John Locke
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter R Anstey
ISBN: 9780199679522 0199679525 9780199589777 0199589771
OCLC Number: 852785142
Notes: På omslaget: John Locke & natural philosophy
Originally published: 2011
Awards: Winner of WINNER OF THE JOURNAL OF THE HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY PRIZE FOR BEST BOOK PUBLISHED ON THE HISTORY OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY, 2011.
Description: x, 252 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Natural philosophy and the aims of the Essay ; 2. Corpuscular pessimism ; 3. Natural history ; 4. Hypotheses and analogy ; 5. Vortices, the deluge and cohesion ; 6. Mathematics ; 7. Demonstration ; 8. Explanation ; 9. Iatrochemistry ; 10. Generation ; 11. Species ; Conclusion ; List of manuscripts ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: Peter R. Anstey

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Locke's work on natural philosophy has been the subject of an increasing amount of attention in recent years, but [this] is the first book to have been devoted entirely to this area of his thought. . Read more...

 
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