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  1. John Russell Roberts (2012). Whichcote and the Cambridge Platonists on Human Nature: An Interpretation and Defense. Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy VI.score: 132.0
    Draft version of essay. ABSTRACT: Benjamin Whichcote developed a distinctive account of human nature centered on our moral psychology. He believed that this view of human nature, which forms the foundation of “Cambridge Platonism,” showed that the demands of reason and faith are not merely compatible but dynamically supportive of one another. I develop an interpretation of this oft-neglected and widely misunderstood account of human nature and defend its viability against a key objection.
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  2. By Eric B. Baum Cambridge (2004). Charles Taylor. Contemporary Philosophy in Focus. By Ruth Abbey, Editor. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. Xi, 220. Right, Wrong and Science: The Ethical Dimensions of the Techno-Scientific Enterprise. Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities, Vol. 81. By Evandro Agazzi. Edited by Craig Dilworth. Atlantic Highlands. [REVIEW] Philosophical Review 113 (2).score: 120.0
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  3. Michael B. Gill (2010). From Cambridge Platonism to Scottish Sentimentalism. Journal of Scottish Philosophy 8 (1):13-31.score: 104.0
    The Cambridge Platonists were a group of religious thinkers who attended and taught at Cambridge from the 1640s until the 1660s. The four most important of them were Benjamin Whichcote, John Smith, Ralph Cudworth, and Henry More. The most prominent sentimentalist moral philosophers of the Scottish Enlightenment – Hutcheson, Hume, and Adam Smith – knew of the works of the Cambridge Platonists. But the Scottish sentimentalists typically referred to the Cambridge Platonists only briefly and in passing. (...)
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  4. C. A. Patrides (1980). The Cambridge Platonists. Cambridge University Press.score: 100.0
    This volume contains the selected discourses of four seventeenth-century philosophers, carefully chosen to illustrate the tenets characteristic of the influential movement known as Cambridge Platonism. Fundamental to their beliefs is the statement most clearly voiced by Benjamin Whichcote, their leader by common consent, that the spiritual is not opposed to the rational, nor Grace to nature. Religion is based on reason, even in the presence of 'mystery'. Free will and Grace are not mutually exclusive. The editor's comprehensive introduction (...)
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  5. John Henry (1986). A Cambridge Platonist's Materialism: Henry More and the Concept of Soul. Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 49:172-195.score: 90.0
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  6. Wesley Erdelack (2011). Antivoluntarism and the Birth of Autonomy. Journal of Religious Ethics 39 (4):651-679.score: 90.0
    Traditionalist and radical orthodox critiques of the Enlightenment assert that the modern discourse on moral self-government constitutes a radical break with the theocentric model of morality which preceded it. Against this view, this paper argues that the conceptions of autonomy emerged from the effort to reconcile commitments within the Christian tradition. Through an analysis of the moral thought of the Cambridge Platonist Ralph Cudworth, this paper contends that distinctively Christian theological concerns concerning moral accountability to God and the character (...)
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  7. Benjamin Carter (2006). Cambridge Platonist Spirituality. Faith and Philosophy 23 (3):361-363.score: 90.0
  8. Jasper Reid (2004). Review of Robert Crocker, Henry More, 1614-1687: A Biography of the Cambridge Platonist. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2004 (9).score: 90.0
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  9. David Leech (2002). &Quot;plato and Deep Plotin&Quot;: Cambridge Platonism, Platonicall Triads, and More's Reflections on Nature. Dionysius 20:179-198.score: 90.0
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  10. Henry G. Van Leeuwen (1964). Henry More, the Rational Theology of a Cambridge Platonist (Review). Journal of the History of Philosophy 2 (1):100-104.score: 90.0
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  11. John Russell Roberts, Innate Ideas Without Abstract Ideas: An Essay on Berkeley's Platonism.score: 84.0
    Draft. Berkeley denied the existence of abstract ideas and any faculty of abstraction. At the same time, however, he embraced innate ideas and a faculty of pure intellect. This paper attempts to reconcile the tension between these commitments by offering an interpretation of Berkeley's Platonism.
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  12. Jonathan Barnes (1986). The Fourth Academy Harold Tarrant: Scepticism or Platonism? The Philosophy of the Fourth Academy. (Cambridge Classical Studies.) Pp. Ix+182. Cambridge University Press, 1985. £19.50. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 36 (01):75-77.score: 72.0
  13. Alexei V. Zadorojnyi (2001). Trails of Scepticism J. Opsomer: In Search of the Truth. Academic Tendencies in Middle Platonism . Pp. 332. Brussels: Verhandelingen van de Koninklijke Academie Voor Wetenschappen, Letteren En Schone Kunsten van België, 1998. Paper, Euro 35 (Approx.). ISBN: 90-6569-666-0. M. A. Wlodarczyk: Pyrrhonian Inquiry . Pp. X + 72. Cambridge: The Cambridge Philological Society, 2000. Paper. ISBN: 0-906014-24-. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 51 (02):295-.score: 72.0
  14. George Zografidis (2013). Siniossoglou N. Radical Platonism in Byzantium: Illumination and Utopia in Gemistos Plethon. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. Pp. Xvi + 454. £70. 9781107013032. [REVIEW] Journal of Hellenic Studies 133:306-307.score: 72.0
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  15. G. C. Field (1939). Platonism Ancient and Modern. By Paul Shorey. Pp. Vi+259. (Sather Classical Lectures, Vol. 14.) Berkeley: University of California Press (Cambridge: University Press), 1938. Cloth, Us. 6d. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 53 (5-6):217-.score: 72.0
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  16. W. Hamilton (1938). The Middle Platonism R. E. Witt: Albinus and the History of Middle Platonism. Pp. Xii + 147. (Cambridge Classical Studies, III; Also Serving as Transactions of the Cambridge Philological Society, VII.) Cambridge: University Press, 1937. Cloth, 7s. 6d. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 52 (01):17-.score: 72.0
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  17. M. R. Wright (1995). Plato I J. Moravcsik: Plato and Platonism. Plato's Conception of Appearance and Reality in Ontology, Epistemology and Ethics, and Modern Echoes. (Issues in Ancient Philosophy, 1.) Pp. X+342. Oxford, Cambridge, MA: Blackwell, 1992. Cased, £40.00. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 45 (02):282-284.score: 72.0
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  18. Marie V. Williams (1912). The Vitality of Platonism and Other Essays The Vitality of Platonism and Other Essays. By James Adam, Late Fellow and and Senior Tutor of Emmanuel College, Cambridge. Edited by His Wife, Adela Marion Adam, 1 Vol. 8vo. Pp. 242. Cambridge: University Press, 1911. 7s. 6d. Net. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 26 (07):224-225.score: 72.0
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  19. Renford Bambrough (1960). The Transmission of Platonism Pierre Courcelle, W. K. C. Guthrie, Olof Gigon, H. I. Marrou, W. Theiler, J. H. Waszink, Richard Walzer: Recherches Sur la Tradition Platonicienne. (Fondation Hardt: Entretiens Sur l'Antiquité Classique, Tome Iii.) Pp. 242. Vandœuvres, Geneva: Fondation Hardt (Cambridge: Heffer), 1958. Cloth, £2 Net. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 10 (01):29-31.score: 72.0
  20. Marianne Djuth (2012). Brian Dobell, Augustine's Intellectual Conversion: The Journey From Platonism to Christianity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. Pp. Xvii, 250. $86. ISBN: 9780521513395. [REVIEW] Speculum 87 (2):540-542.score: 72.0
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  21. Frederick J. Powicke (1926/2006). The Cambridge Platonists: A Study. Martino Pub..score: 72.0
    Some characteristics of the Cambridge Platonists -- Benjamin Whichcote (1609-1683) -- John Smith (1616-1652) -- Ralph Cudworth (1617-1685) -- Nathaniel Culverwel (1618?-1651) -- Henry More (1614-1687) -- Peter Sterry (d. 1672).
     
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  22. Frederick J. Powicke (1971/1970). The Cambridge Platonists. [Hamden, Conn.]Archon Books.score: 72.0
    Prologue.--Some characteristics of the Cambridge Platonists.--Benjamin Whichcote (1609-1683)--John Smith (1616-1652)--Ralph Cudworth (1617-1685)--Nathaniel Culverwel (1618?-1651)--Henry More (1614-1687)--Peter Sterry (d. 1672)--Epilogue.
     
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  23. M. Wright (1996). A. Baldwin, S. Hutton (Edd.): Platonism and the English Imagination. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994. The Classical Review 46 (1):147-149.score: 72.0
  24. Robert L. Armstrong (1969). Cambridge Platonists and Locke on Innate Ideas. Journal of the History of Ideas 30:191-205.score: 68.0
    The cambridge platonists exemplify the fear that newtonian natural philosophy subverts the status of traditional moral and religious beliefs, Which are strongly supported by the innate idea doctrine since it justifies them independently of the senses and the material universe. Isaac barrow, Friend and teacher of newton, Also employs the doctrine approbatively to support his metaphysics as a science of basic principles that constitute the foundation of natural science. Locke's rejection of the doctrine is analyzed and it is suggested (...)
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  25. Ben Lazare Mijuskovic (1974). The Achilles of Rationalist Arguments: The Simplicity, Unity, and Identity of Thought and Soul From the Cambridge Platonists to Kant: A Study in the History of an Argument. Martinus Nijhoff.score: 60.0
    INTRODUCTION TO THE ARGUMENT AND ITS HISTORY PRIOR TO THE AND CENTURIES In the history of ideas, there is an argument that has been used repeatedly, ...
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  26. Douglas Hedley (2012). Forms of Reflection, Imagination, and the Love of Wisdom. Metaphilosophy 43 (1-2):112-124.score: 60.0
    This article reflects upon the relationship between philosophy and theology. It further considers the persisting relevance of the specifically Hellenic inheritance of philosophy as contemplation and the Delphic exhortation, “Know thyself!” It concludes with reflections upon the role of imagination in relation to the philosophical idea of God as the supreme and transcendent causal principle of the physical cosmos.
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  27. Eugene Munger Austin (1935). The Ethics of the Cambridge Platonists. Philadelphia.score: 60.0
     
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  28. John John De Boer (1931). The Theory of Knowledge of the Cambridge Platonists. Madras, Methodist Publishing House.score: 60.0
     
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  29. Geoffrey Philip Henry Pawson (1930). The Cambridge Platonists and Their Place in Religious Thought. London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge.score: 60.0
     
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  30. Jennifer A. Herdt (2001). The Rise of Sympathy and the Question of Divine Suffering. Journal of Religious Ethics 29 (3):367 - 399.score: 58.0
    Seventeenth-century Cambridge Platonist Ralph Cudworth, writing just at the time when the concept of sympathy was moving from the realm of magic to that of ethics, argued that God must be understood as having a vital sympathy with suffering human beings. Yet while Cudworth invoked sympathy in an attempt to capture God's intimate relation with creation, in fact, it served as a principle of mediation that tended either to collapse God into the world or to distance God from the (...)
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  31. Ruth Ap Roberts (forthcoming). Arnold and Cambridge Platonists. Clio.score: 48.0
    Matthew arnold maintains in the nineteenth century the renaissance school of the cambridge platonists. for them, reason and religion are by no means at odds: reason is in fact "the candle of the lord." for matthew arnold in "literature and dogma", christianity will prevail only by being shorn of its supernaturalist elements and set on its true rational ground. ernst cassirer has shown how the cambridge platonists bridge the gap between the italian renaissance and the german humanists of (...)
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  32. Douglas Hedley & Sarah Hutton (eds.) (2008). Platonism and the Origins of Modernity: The Platonic Tradition and the Rise of Modern Philosophy. Springer.score: 44.0
    International Archives of the History of Ideas Archives internationales d'histoire des idées, Vol. 196. -/- Introduction, S. Hutton; Nicholas of Cusa (1401-64): Platonism at the Dawn of Modernity, D. Moran; At Variance: Marsilio Ficino Platonism And Heresy, M.J.B. Allen; Going Naked into the Shrine:Herbert, Plotinus and the Consructive Metaphor, S.R.L.Clark; Commenius, Light Metaphysics and Educational Reform, J. Rohls (Translated by A. Wörn and D. Leech); Robert Fludd’s Kabbalistic Cosmos, W. Schmidt-Biggeman; Reconciling Theory and Fact:The Problem of ‘Other Faiths’ (...)
     
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  33. Paul Redding, Mind of God, Point of View of Man, or Spirit of the World? Platonism and Organicism in the Thought of Kant and Hegel.score: 42.0
    In his account of Plato’s ideas in the first book of the “Transcendental Dialectic”, “On the concepts of pure reason”, Kant, in describing how for Plato ideas were “archetypes of things themselves”, adds that these ideas “flowed from the highest reason, through which human reason partakes in them”.1 Later, in the section of the Transcendental Dialectic treating the “ideals of pure reason”, he again attributes to Plato the notion of a “divine mind” within which the “ideas” exist. An “ideal”, Kant (...)
     
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  34. Edward Slowik (2013). Newton's Neo-Platonic Ontology of Space. Foundations of Science 18 (3):419-448.score: 36.0
    This paper investigates Newton’s ontology of space in order to determine its commitment, if any, to both Cambridge neo-Platonism, which posits an incorporeal basis for space, and substantivalism, which regards space as a form of substance or entity. A non-substantivalist interpretation of Newton’s theory has been famously championed by Howard Stein and Robert DiSalle, among others, while both Stein and the early work of J. E. McGuire have downplayed the influence of Cambridge neo-Platonism on various aspects (...)
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  35. Richard W. F. Kroll, Richard Ashcraft & Perez Zagorin (eds.) (1992). Philosophy, Science, and Religion in England, 1640-1700. Cambridge University Press.score: 36.0
    This collection of essays looks at the distinctively English intellectual, social and political phenomenon of Latitudinarianism, which emerged during the Civil War and Interregnum and came into its own after the Restoration, becoming a virtual orthodoxy after 1688. Dividing into two parts, it first examines the importance of the Cambridge Platonists, who sought to embrace the newest philosophical and scientific movements within Church of England orthodoxy, and then moves into the later seventeenth century, from the Restoration onwards, culminating in (...)
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  36. Sterling P. Lamprecht (1926). Innate Ideas in the Cambridge Platonists. Philosophical Review 35 (6):553-573.score: 36.0
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  37. J. H. Muirhead (1927). The Cambridge Platonists (I). Mind 36 (142):158-178.score: 36.0
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  38. J. H. Muirhead (1927). The Cambridge Platonists (II). Mind 36 (143):326-341.score: 36.0
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  39. S. F. (1999). G. A. J. Rogers, J. M. Vienne and Y. C. Zarka (Eds.) The Cambridge Platonists in Philosophical Context: Politics, Metaphysics and Religion. (International Archives of the History of Ideas). (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997). Pp. XIV+249. NLG 250.00, £89.00 Hbk. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 35 (1):113-116.score: 36.0
  40. Marjorie Nicolson (1930). George Keith and the Cambridge Platonists. Philosophical Review 39 (1):36-55.score: 36.0
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  41. Gerald R. Cragg (ed.) (1968/1985). The Cambridge Platonists. University Press of America.score: 36.0
     
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  42. Mario Micheletti (2011). I Platonici di Cambridge: Il Pensiero Etico E Religioso. Morcelliana.score: 36.0
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  43. Luisa Simonutti (ed.) (2007). Forme Del Neoplatonismo: Dall'eredità Ficiniana Ai Platonici di Cambridge: Atti Del Convegno, Firenze, 25-27 Ottobre 2001. [REVIEW] L.S. Olschki.score: 36.0
  44. Eric Schliesser (2013). Newtonian Emanation, Spinozism, Measurement and the Baconian Origins of the Laws of Nature. Foundations of Science 18 (3):449-466.score: 30.0
    The first two sections of this paper investigate what Newton could have meant in a now famous passage from “De Graviatione” (hereafter “DeGrav”) that “space is as it were an emanative effect of God.” First it offers a careful examination of the four key passages within DeGrav that bear on this. The paper shows that the internal logic of Newton’s argument permits several interpretations. In doing so, the paper calls attention to a Spinozistic strain in Newton’s thought. Second it sketches (...)
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  45. P. M. S. Hacker (1996). The Rise of Twentieth Century Analytic Philosophy. Ratio 9 (3):243-268.score: 30.0
    The classificatory concept of analytic philosophy cannot fruitfully be given an analytic definition, nor is it a family-resemblance concept. Dummett's contention that it is 'the philosophy of thought' whose main tenet is that an account of thought is to be attained through an account of language is rejected for historical and analytic reasons. Analytic philosophy is most helpfully understood as a historical category earmarking a leading trend in twentieth-century philosophy originating in Cambridge. Its first three phases, viz. Cambridge (...)
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  46. Michael B. Gill (1999). The Religious Rationalism of Benjamin Whichcote. Journal of the History of Philosophy 37 (2):271-300.score: 30.0
    I. Introduction Most philosophers today have never heard of Benjamin Whichcote (1609-83), and most of the few who have heard of him know only that he was the founder of Cambridge Platonism.1 He is well worth learning more about, however. For Whichcote was a vital influence on both Ralph Cudworth and the Third Earl of Shaftesbury, through whom he helped shape the views of Clarke and Price, on the one hand, and Hutcheson and Hume, on the other. Whichcote (...)
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  47. Jasper William Reid (2007). The Evolution of Henry More's Theory of Divine Absolute Space. Journal of the History of Philosophy 45 (1):79-102.score: 30.0
    : This paper charts the gradual development of a theory of real space, underlying the created world and constituted by the extension of God Himself, in the writings of the Cambridge Platonist, Henry More. It identifies two impediments to More's embracing such a theory in the earlier part of his career, namely his initial commitment to the principles that (a) space was not real and (b) God was not extended, and it shows how he finally came to renounce these (...)
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  48. Charles Taliaferro (2005). Evidence and Faith: Philosophy and Religion Since the Seventeenth Century. Cambridge University Press.score: 30.0
    Charles Taliaferro has written a dynamic narrative history of philosophical reflection on religion from the seventeenth century to the present, with an emphasis on shifting views of faith and the nature of evidence. The book begins with the movement called Cambridge Platonism, which formed a bridge between the ancient and medieval worlds and early modern philosophy. While the book provides a general overview of different movements in philosophy, it also offers a detailed exposition and reflection on key arguments. (...)
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  49. Sarah Hutton (2001). Cambridge Platonists. In Edward N. Zalta (ed.), The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.score: 30.0
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  50. Jeffrey Edwards (2000). The Cambridge Platonists in Philosophical Context. Review of Metaphysics 53 (3):727-728.score: 30.0
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