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Scientia in early modern philosophy : seventeenth-century thinkers on demonstrative knowledge from first principles

Author: Tom Sorell; G A J Rogers; Jill Kraye
Publisher: Dordrecht, Netherlands ; New York, N.Y. : Springer, ©2010.
Series: Studies in history and philosophy of science (Dordrecht, Netherlands), v. 24.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Scientia is the term that early modern philosophers applied to a certain kind of demonstrative knowledge, the kind whose starting points were appropriate first principles. This book offers a variety  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Sorell; G A J Rogers; Jill Kraye
ISBN: 9789048130764 904813076X 9789048130771 9048130778
OCLC Number: 428029232
Description: xv, 139 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Philosophia, historia, mathematica : shifting sands in the disciplinary geography of the seventeenth century / Daniel Garber --
The unity of natural philosophy and the end of Scientia / Stephen Gaukroger --
Matter, mortality, and the changing ideal of science / Catherine Wilson --
Scientia and Inductio scientifica in the Logica hamburgensis of Joachim Jungius / Stephen Clucas --
Scientia and the sciences in Decartes / Tom Sorell --
Scientia and self-knowledge in Decartes / Nicholas Jolley --
Spinoza's theory of Scientia intuitiva / Don Garrett --
Scientia in Hobbes / Douglas Jesseph --
John locke and the limits of Scientia / G.A.J. Rogers.
Series Title: Studies in history and philosophy of science (Dordrecht, Netherlands), v. 24.
Responsibility: edited by Tom Sorell, G.A.J. Rogers and Jill Kraye.
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