Review of John Locke and Natural Philosophy [Book Review]
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2012 (2012)
This is a review of Peter Anstey's John Locke and Natural Philosophy, which is a masterful and well-argued study of Locke's philosophy of science that shall become both the standard and starting place, for scholars and students alike, for decades to come. Anstey's meticulous and thorough research, combined with his comprehensive knowledge of the history of natural philosophy, make this work a must-read for all who are interested in Locke, early modern philosophy, the history of the philosophy of science, or early modern philosophy of science. His characteristically rigorous analysis and argumentation coupled with his easy and clear prose make this a highly readable and accessible work of scholarship.
|Keywords||John Locke Natural Philosophy Peter Anstey|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Peter R. Anstey (2011). John Locke and Natural Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
Peter R. Anstey (ed.) (2006). John Locke: Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers. Routledge.
Lex Newman (ed.) (2007). The Cambridge Companion to Locke's "Essay Concerning Human Understanding". Cambridge University Press.
Graham Faiella (2006). John Locke: Champion of Modern Democracy. Rosen Pub. Group.
Stephen A. Harris & Peter R. Anstey (2009). John Locke's Seed Lists: A Case Study in Botanical Exchange. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C 40 (4):256-264.
Jan-Erik Jones (2007). Locke Vs. Boyle: The Real Essence of Corpuscular Species. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 15 (4):659 – 684.
Jan-Erik Jones (2005). Boyle, Classification and the Workmanship of the Understanding Thesis. Journal of the History of Philosophy 43 (2):171-183.
Jan-Erik Jones (2010). Locke on Real Essences, Intelligibility and Natural Kinds. Journal of Philosophical Research 35:147-172.
John Locke (2002). John Locke: Essays on the Law of Nature: The Latin Text with a Translation, Introduction, and Notes ; Together with Transcripts of Locke's Shorthand in His Journal for 1676. Clarendon Press,Oxford University Press ;.
Henrik Syse (2007). Natural Law, Religion, and Rights: An Exploration of the Relationship Between Natural Law and Natural Rights, with Special Emphasis on the Teachings of Thomas Hobbes and John Locke. St. Augustine's Press.
John Dunn (1969). The Political Thought of John Locke: An Historical Account of the Argument of the 'Two Treatises of Government'. London, Cambridge U.P..
John Locke (1990). Questions Concerning the Law of Nature. Cornell University Press.
Peter P. Cvek (1991). A Re-Examination of John Locke's Theory of Natural Law and Natural Rights. Social Philosophy Today 5:41-61.
Peter R. Anstey & Stephen A. Harris (2006). Locke and Botany. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C 37 (2):151-171.
Added to index2012-08-13
Total downloads26 ( #145,469 of 1,793,280 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #463,804 of 1,793,280 )
How can I increase my downloads?