Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Pennsylvania State University Press (2002)
Thomas Reid was a philosopher who founded the Scottish school of 'common sense'. Much of Reid's work is a critique of his contemporary, David Hume , whose empiricism he rejects. In this work, written after Reid's appointment to a professorship at the university of Glasgow, and published in 1785, he turns his attention to ideas about perception, memory, conception, abstraction, judgement, reasoning and taste. He examines the work of his predecessors and contemporaries, arguing that 'when we find philosophers maintaining that there is no heat in the fire, nor colour in the rainbow … we may be apt to think the whole to be only a dream of fanciful men, who have entangled themselves in cobwebs spun out of their own brain'. Written by one of the Scottish Enlightenment's most important thinkers, this work brings to life the intellectual debates of the time.
|Keywords||Knowledge, Theory of Intellect|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$20.99 new $26.00 used $32.76 direct from Amazon Amazon page|
|Call number||B1533.I4 2002|
|ISBN(s)||1148919066 1162959568 1152898272 1459048261 1152898256 1163424692 1152898299 0271022361 9780511997150|
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
L. Jonathan Cohen (1981). Can Human Irrationality Be Experimentally Demonstrated? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 4 (3):317-370.
Michael T. Ghiselin (1981). Categories, Life, and Thinking. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 4 (2):269.
Adam Arico, Brian Fiala, Robert F. Goldberg & Shaun Nichols (2011). The Folk Psychology of Consciousness. Mind and Language 26 (3):327-352.
Wesley Buckwalter (2014). Intuition Fail: Philosophical Activity and the Limits of Expertise. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 89 (2):378-410.
Nina Strohminger & Shaun Nichols (2014). The Essential Moral Self. Cognition 131 (1):159-171.
Similar books and articles
D. D. Todd (2004). Thomas Reid: Essays on the Lntellectual Powers of Man. Dialogue 43 (2):393-394.
Siobhan Nash-Marshall (2002). The Intellect, Receptivity, and Material Singulars in Aquinas. International Philosophical Quarterly 42 (3):371-388.
Thomas Reid (2011). Essays on the Active Powers of Man. Cambridge University Press.
Daniel N. Robinson (2004). Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man. Review of Metaphysics 57 (4):864-865.
A. E. Pitson (2003). Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man. Hume Studies 29 (2):375-377.
John Laird (1942). Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man. By Thomas Reid. Edited and Abridged by A. D. Woozley. (London: Macmillan and Co. 1941. Pp. Xlviii + 456. Price 21s. Net.). [REVIEW] Philosophy 17 (66):189-.
Ronald E. Beanblossom (2004). Review of Derek R. Brookes: Thomas Reid; Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man; Review of Paul Wood: The Correspondence of Thomas Reid. [REVIEW] Journal of Scottish Philosophy 2 (1):83-87.
Derek R. Brookes (ed.) (2002). Thomas Reid: Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man. Edinburgh University Press.
Thomas Reid (2002). Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man. Pennsylvania State University Press.
Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads1 ( #749,883 of 1,790,408 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #431,678 of 1,790,408 )
How can I increase my downloads?