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  1. Norman Malcolm (1972). Problems of Mind: Descartes to Wittgenstein. London,Allen and Unwin.
  2. Henry Sidgwick (1905/1996). Lectures on the Philosophy of Kant. Thoemmes Press.
  3. Harry G. Frankfurt (1976). Leibniz: A Collection of Critical Essays. University of Notre Dame Press.
    Broad, C. D. Leibniz's predicate-in-notion principle and some of its alleged consequences.--Couturat, L. On Leibniz's metaphysics.--Friedrich, C. J. Philosophical reflections of Leibniz on law, politics, and the state.--Curley, E. M. The root of contingency. Furth, M. Monadology.--Hacking, I. Individual substance.--Hintikka, J. Leibniz on plenitude, relations, and the "reign of law."--Ishiguro, H. Leibniz's theory of the ideality of relations.--Kneale, M. Leibniz and Spinoza on activity.--Koyré, A. Leibniz and Newton.--Lovejoy, A. O. Plenitude and sufficient reason in Leibniz and Spinoza.--Mates, B. Leibniz on (...)
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  4. Louis Joseph Halle (1972). The Ideological Imagination: Ideological Conflict in Our Time and its Roots in Hobbes, Rousseau and Marx. Quadrangle Books.
  5. Bruce Aune (1991). Knowledge of the External World. Routledge.
    Many philosophers believe that the traditional problem of our knowledge of the external world was dissolved by Wittgestein and others. They argue that it was not really a problem - just a linguistic `confusion' that did not actually require a solution. Bruce Aune argues that they are wrong. He casts doubt on the generally accepted reasons for putting the problem aside and proposes an entirely new approach. By considering the history of the problem from Descartes to Kant, Aune shows that (...)
  6. Nathan Rotenstreich (1979). Practice and Realization: Studies in Kant's Moral Philosophy. M. Nijhoff.
    CHAPTER ONE FREEDOM, ACTION AND DEEDS It is an established fact that Kant's theory of deeds or acts can ultimately be equaled with his ethical theory. ...
  7. Basil Willey (1940/1972). The Eighteenth-Century Background: Studies on the Idea of Nature in the Thought of the Period. Harmondsworth,Penguin.
  8. Andrzej Rapaczynski (1987). Nature and Politics: Liberalism in the Philosophies of Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau. Cornell University Press.
  9. T. Beauchamp (ed.) (1998). David Hume: An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals: A Critical Edition. Oxford University Press.
    This first volume in the Clarendon Hume presents a definitive new scholarly edition of one of the greatest works in the history of philosophy. In this elegant and lucid Enquiry Hume gives an accessible presentation of his fully developed ethical theory. The distinguished Hume scholar Tom Beauchamp presents an authoritative text accompanied by introduction, annotation, glossary, biographical sketches, bibliographies, and indexes.
  10. Anthony Kenny (ed.) (1997). The Oxford Illustrated History of Western Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
    Written by a team of distinguished scholars, this is an authoritative and comprehensive history of Western philosophy from its earliest beginnings to the present day. Illustrated with over 150 color and black-and-white pictures, chosen to illuminate and complement the text, this lively and readable work is an ideal introduction to philosophy for anyone interested in the history of ideas. From Plato's Republic and St. Augustine's Confessions through Marx's Capital and Sartre's Being and Nothingness, the extraordinary philosophical dialogue between great Western (...)
  11. Tom L. Beauchamp (2001). Philosophical Ethics: An Introduction to Moral Philosophy. Mcgraw-Hill.
    This accessible overview of classical and modern moral theory with short readings provides comprehensive coverage of ethics and unique coverage of rights, justice, liberty and law. Real-life cases introduce each chapter. While the book's content is theoretical rather than applied ethics, Beauchamp consistently applies the theories to practical moral problems. Aristotle, Hume, Kant, and Mill are at the book;s core and they are placed in the context of moral philosophical controversies of the last 30 years. In this edition one-third of (...)
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  12. Steven M. Cahn (ed.) (2002). Classics of Political and Moral Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
    Classics of Political and Moral Philosophy provides in one volume the major writings from nearly 2,500 years of political and moral philosophy. The most comprehensive collection of its kind, it moves from classical thought (Plato, Aristotle, Epicurus, Cicero) through medieval views (Augustine, Aquinas) to modern perspectives (Machiavelli, Hobbes, Spinoza, Locke, Rousseau, Hume, Adam Smith, Kant). It includes major nineteenth-century thinkers (Hegel, Bentham, Mill, Nietzsche) as well as twentieth-century theorists (Rawls, Nozick, Nagel, Foucault, Habermas, Nussbaum). Also included are numerous essays from (...)
  13. Immanuel Kant (2004). Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics That Will Be Able to Present Itself as a Science: With Two Early Reviews of the Critique of Pure Reason. Oxford University Press.
    This accessible and practical edition of Kant's best introduction to his own work is designed especially for students. Assuming no prior knowledge of the Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics, esteemed scholar Gunter Zoller provides an extensive introduction that covers Kant's life, the origin and reception of the Prolegomena, the organization of the work, its principal arguments, and its philosophical significance. Detailed notes, a chronology, a glossary, an annotated bibliography, and two reviews of the Critique of Pure Reason--which establishes the specific (...)
  14. Christopher J. Berry (1982). Hume, Hegel, and Human Nature. Distributors for the U.S. And Canada, Kluwer Boston.
  15. T. C. Williams (1968). The Concept of the Categorical Imperative: A Study of the Place of the Categorical Imperative in Kant's Ethical Theory. Oxford, Clarendon P..
  16. M. Weitz (1988). Theories of Concepts: A History of the Major Philosophical Traditions. Routledge.
  17. Eduardo Giannetti Fonsecdaa (1991). Beliefs in Action: Economic Philosophy and Social Change. Cambridge University Press.
    This book is concerned with the role of economic philosophy ("ideas") in the processes of belief-formation and social change. Its aim is to further our understanding of the behavior of the individual economic agent by bringing to light and examining the function of non-rational dispositions and motivations ("passions") in the determination of the agent's beliefs and goals. Drawing on the work of David Hume and Adam Smith, the book spells out the particular ways in which the passions come to affect (...)
  18. Jean S. Yolton (1998). John Locke: A Descriptive Bibliography. Thoemmes Press.
  19. Thomas C. Vinci (1998). Cartesian Truth. Oxford University Press.
    This book argues that science and metaphysics are closely and inseparably interwoven in the work of Descartes, such that the metaphysics cannot be understood without the science and vice versa. In order to make his case, Thomas Vinci offers a careful philosophical reconstruction of central parts of Descartes' metaphysics and of his theory of perception, each considered in relation to Descartes' epistemology. Many authors of late have written on the relation between Descartes' metaphysics and his physics, especially insofar as the (...)
  20. Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1972). The Political Writings of Leibniz. Cambridge [Eng.]University Press.
  21. Craig Walton & P. J. Johnson (eds.) (1987). Hobbes's 'Science of Natural Justice'. Distributors for the United States and Canada, Kluwer Academic Publishers.
  22. Henry M. Rosenthal (1989). The Consolations of Philosophy: Hobbes's Secret, Spinoza's Way. Temple University Press.
  23. Michael Losonsky (2001). Enlightenment and Action From Descartes to Kant: Passionate Thought. Cambridge University Press.
    Kant believed that true enlightenment is the use of reason freely in public. This is the first book to trace systematically the philosophical origins and development of the idea that the improvement of human understanding requires public activity. Michael Losonsky focuses on seventeenth-century discussions of the problem of irresolution and the closely connected theme of the role of volition in human belief formation. This involves a discussion of the work of Descartes, Hobbes, Locke, Spinoza, and Leibniz. Challenging the traditional views (...)
  24. Thomas A. Spragens (1973). The Politics of Motion. [Lexington]University Press of Kentucky.
  25. David Hume (1745/1967). A Letter From a Gentleman to His Friend in Edinburgh (1745). Edinburgh, Edinburgh U.P..
  26. Milad Doueihi (2010). Augustine and Spinoza. Harvard University Press.
    Augustine, religion as rereading -- Hobbes, or nature as reason -- Spinoza and the "relics of man's ancient bondage" -- Conclusion: "the infinite separation".
  27. Gabriel Moked (1988). Particles And Ideas: Bishop Berkeley's Corpuscularian Philosophy. Clarendon Press.
    Demonstrating that in George Berkeley's last major work, Siris, Berkeley had converted to a belief in the usefulness of the concept and existence of minute particles, Moked here posits that Berkeley developed a highly original brand of corpuscularian physics.
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  28. Benson Mates (1989). The Philosophy of Leibniz: Metaphysics and Language. Oup Usa.
    This is the first, and indeed the definitive systematic account of the wide-ranging philosophical ideas of Leibniz. The author, a highly respected analytical philosopher, has brought his own formidable abilities to bear on the unwieldy and inaccessible corpus of Leibniz's work.
  29. Anthony Savile (2000). Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Leibniz and the Monadology. Routledge.
    Anthony Savile clearly identifies the intellectual assumptions that underlie Leibniz's thought and locates the text within Leibniz's larger philosophical ...
  30. Jonathan Harrison (1976). Hume's Moral Epistemology. Clarendon Press.
  31. Richard J. Brook (1973). Berkeley's Philosophy of Science. The Hague,M. Nijhoff.
    INTRODUCTION Philonous: You see, Hylas, the water of yonder fountain, how it is forced upwards, in a round column, to a certain height, at which it breaks ...
  32. George Croom Robertson (1910/1970). Hobbes. St. Clair Shores, Mich.,Scholarly Press.
    H 0 B B E S. CHAPTEE I. YOUTH — OXFORD (-). Three names of English thinkers stand out before all others in the seventeenth century — Bacon, Hobbes, ...
  33. James Wiley (2012). Theory and Practice in the Philosophy of David Hume. Palgrave Macmillan.
    Hume and the problem of theory and practice in philosophy and political theory -- Hume's naturalism and skepticism in the treatise and his appeal from theory to practice -- The systematic theory of theory of the treatise of human nature -- The behaviorist theory of practice of the treatise -- The practical philosophies of skepticism and commercial humanism -- The common sense theory of theory of the enquiries, essays, and history of England -- The common sense theory of practice of (...)
  34. Frederick M. Keener (1983). The Chain of Becoming: The Philosophical Tale, the Novel, and a Neglected Realism of the Enlightenment: Swift, Montesquieu, Voltaire, Johnson, and Austen. Columbia University Press.
  35. Steven M. Emmanuel & Patrick Allen Goold (eds.) (2002). Modern Philosophy, From Descartes to Nietzsche: An Anthology. Blackwell Publishers.
    When used alongside "The Blackwell Guide to the Modern Philosophers" (2001), these volumes provide students of modern philosophy with an ideal combination of ...
  36. David Berman (2005). Berkeley and Irish Philosophy. Thoemmes Continuum.
    George Berkeley -- On missing the wrong target -- Enlightenment and counter-Enlightenment in Irish philosophy -- The culmination and causation of Irish philosophy -- Francis Hutcheson on Berkeley and the Molyneux problem -- The impact of Irish philosophy on the American Enlightenment -- Irish ideology and philosophy -- An early essay concerning Berkeley's immaterialism -- Mrs. Berkeley's annotations in An account of the life of Berkeley (1776) -- Some new Bermuda Berkeleiana -- The good bishop : new letters -- Beckett (...)
  37. Matt Zwolinski (ed.) (2009). Arguing About Political Philosophy. Routledge.
    Arguing About Political Philosophy is an engaging survey of political philosophy perfect for beginning and advanced undergraduates. Selections cover classic philosophical sources such as Rousseau and Locke, as well as contemporary writers such as Nozick and Dworkin. In addition, this text includes a number of readings drawn from economics, literature, and sociology which serve to introduce philosophical questions about politics in a novel and intriguing way. As well as standard topics such as political authority and distributive justice, special attention is (...)
  38. Francis Bacon (1965). Francis Bacon: A Selection of His Works. Toronto,Macmillan of Canada.
  39. Anthony J. Cascardi (1992). The Subject of Modernity. Cambridge University Press.
    The question of modernity has provoked a vigorous debate in the work of thinkers from Hegel to Habermas. Our own self-styled postmodern age has seen no end to this debate, which now receives a major and wide-ranging intervention from the theorist and critic Anthony J. Cascardi. Offering an historical account of the origins and transformations of the rational subject or self as it is represented in Descartes, Cervantes, Pascal, Hobbes and the Don Juan myth, he carries his argument across the (...)
  40. Maurice A. Finocchiaro (2005). Arguments About Arguments: Systematic, Critical, and Historical Essays in Logical Theory. Cambridge University Press.
    Following an approach that is empirical but not psychological, and dialectical but not dialogical, Maurice Finocchiaro defines concepts such as reasoning, argument, argument analysis, critical reasoning, methodological reflection, judgment, critical thinking, and informal logic. Including extended critiques of the views of many contemporary scholars, he also integrates into the discussion Arnauld's Port-Royal Logic, Gramsci's theory of intellectuals, and case studies from the history of science, particularly the work of Galileo, Newton, Huygens, and Lavoisier.
  41. Beryl Logan (ed.) (1996). Immanuel Kant's Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics: In Focus. Routledge.
    This collection of seminal essays on Kant's Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics provides the student of philosophy with an invaluable overview of the issues and problems raised by Kant. Starting with the Carus translation of Kant's work, the edition offers a substantive introduction, six papers never before published together, and a comprehensive bibliography. Special attention is paid to the relationship between Kant and David Hume, whose philosophical investigations, according to Kant's famous quote, first interrupted Kant's "dogmatic slumber.".
  42. Roger J. Sullivan (1994). An Introduction to Kant's Ethics. Cambridge University Press.
    This is the most up-to-date, brief and accessible introduction to Kant's ethics available. It approaches the moral theory via the political philosophy, thus allowing the reader to appreciate why Kant argued that the legal structure for any civil society must have a moral basis. This approach also explains why Kant thought that our basic moral norms should serve as laws of conduct for everyone. The volume includes a detailed commentary on Foundations of the Metaphysics of Morals, Kant's most widely studied (...)
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  43. Tad M. Schmaltz (2002). Radical Cartesianism: The French Reception of Descartes. Cambridge University Press.
    This is the first book-length study of two of Descartes's most innovative successors, Robert Desgabets and Pierre-Sylvain Regis, and of their highly original contributions to Cartesianism. The focus of the book is an analysis of radical doctrines in the work of these thinkers that derive from arguments in Descartes: on the creation of eternal truths, on the intentionality of ideas, and on the soul-body union. As well as relating their work to that of fellow Cartesians such as Malebranche and Arnauld, (...)
  44. Walter Soffer (1987). From Science to Subjectivity: An Interpretation of Descartes' Meditations. Greenwood Press.
  45. Kyriaki Goudeli, Pavlos Kontos & Iole Patelle (eds.) (2007). Kant: Making Reason Intuitive. Palgrave Macmillan.
    Kant denies that Reason is intuitive, but demands that we must - in some way - 'make' Reason intuitive, and follow its guidance, particularly in matters of morality. In this book, a group of scholars attempt to analyze and explore this central paradox within Kantian thought. Each essay explores the question from a different perspective - from political philosophy, ethics and religion to science and aesthetics. The essays thus also reformulate the core question in different forms, for example, how are (...)
  46. Henry Vyverberg (1989). Human Nature, Cultural Diversity, and the French Enlightenment. Oxford University Press.
    In this work, Henry Vyverberg traces the evolution and consequences of a crucial idea in French Enlightenment thought--the idea of human nature. Human nature was commonly seen as a broadly universal, unchanging entity, though perhaps modifiable by geographical, social, and historical factors. Enlightenment empiricism suggested a degree of cultural diversity that has often been underestimated in studies of the age. Evidence here is drawn from Diderot's celebrated Encyclopedia and from a vast range of writing by such Enlightenment notables as Voltaire, (...)
  47. Robert James Nelson (1981). Pascal, Adversary and Advocate. Harvard University Press.
  48. John C. Briggs (1989). Francis Bacon and the Rhetoric of Nature. Harvard University Press.
  49. Lester G. Crocker (1974). Diderot's Chaotic Order. [Princeton, N.J.]Princeton University Press.
  50. Scott Roulier (2004). Kantian Virtue at the Intersection of Politics and Nature: The Vale of Soul-Making. University of Rochester Press.
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