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Problem of Certainty in English Thought 1630?1690

Author: van Leeuwen
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] Springer Netherlands, 1970.
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The revival of ancient Greek scepticism in the 16th and 17th centuries was of the greatest importance in changing the intellectual climate in which modern science developed, and in developing the  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: van Leeuwen
ISBN: 9789024701797 9024701791
OCLC Number: 1012455797
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Contents: I. Francis Bacon and Scientific Knowledge.- II. The Problem of Certainty in its Theological Context.- I. William Chillingworth.- II. John Tillotson.- III. The Theory of Certainty Secularized.- I. John Wilkins.- II. Joseph Glanvill.- IV. The Theory of Certainty in its Scientific Context.- I. Robert Boyle.- II. Isaac Newton.- V. John Locke and the Philosophical Exposition of the Theory of Certainty.- Conclusion.- Index of Names.
Responsibility: van Leeuwen.


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