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  1. added 2016-12-08
    Javid Mavaddat (2007). On Galileo’s Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina. Academia.Edu.
    Far from egalitarian, Galileo’s epistemology asserts an uncompromising hierarchy between science and Scripture — an idea he suggests originates with early Christian author Tertullian of Carthage. For Galileo, when the scientific data causes us to disagree with the apparent meaning of scripture, it is not the data that we discard nor is it the scientist whose word is subject to doubt. Rather, whenever a disagreement arises, we always reinterpret the Bible and Holy Fathers such that we can make them agree (...)
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    Pierre Keller (1999). Kant and the Demands of Self-Consciousness. Cambridge University Press.
    In Kant and the Demands of Self-Consciousness, Pierre Keller examines Kant's theory of self-consciousness and argues that it succeeds in explaining how both subjective and objective experience are possible. Previous interpretations of Kant's theory have held that he treats all self-consciousness as knowledge of objective states of affairs, and also that self-consciousness can be interpreted as knowledge of personal identity. By developing this striking new interpretation Keller is able to argue that transcendental self-consciousness underwrites a general theory of objectivity and (...)
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    Pierre Keller (1999). Kant and the Demands of Self-Consciousness. Cambridge University Press.
    In Kant and the Demands of Self-Consciousness, Pierre Keller examines Kant's theory of self-consciousness and argues that it succeeds in explaining how both subjective and objective experience are possible. Previous interpretations of Kant's theory have held that he treats all self-consciousness as knowledge of objective states of affairs, and also that self-consciousness can be interpreted as knowledge of personal identity. By developing this striking new interpretation Keller is able to argue that transcendental self-consciousness underwrites a general theory of objectivity and (...)
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    Brian A. Chance (forthcoming). Wolff's Empirical Psychology and the Structure of the Transcendental Logic. In Corey Dyck & Falk Wunderlich (eds.), Kant and his German Contemporaries. Cambridge University Press
    It is often claimed that the structure of the Transcendental Logic is modeled on the Wolffian division of logic textbooks into sections on concepts, judgments, and inferences. While it is undeniable that the Transcendental Logic contains elements that are similar to the content of these sections, I believe these similarities are largely incidental to the structure of the Transcendental Logic. In this essay, I offer an alternative and, I believe, more plausible account of Wolff’s influence on the structure of the (...)
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    Brian A. Chance (forthcoming). Pure Understanding, the Categories, and Kant's Critique of Wolff. In Kate Moran (ed.), Freedom and Spontaenity in Kant. Cambridge University Press
    The importance of the pure concepts of the understanding (i.e. the categories) within Kant’s system of philosophy is undeniable. As I hope to make clear in this essay, however, the categories are also an essential part of Kant’s critique of Christian Wolff. In particular, I argue that Kant’s development of the categories represents a decisive break with the Wolffian conception of the understanding and that this break is central to understanding the task of the Transcendental Analytic. This break, however, is (...)
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    Anil Gomes (forthcoming). Unity, Objectivity, and the Passivity of Experience. European Journal of Philosophy.
    In the section ‘Unity and Objectivity’ of The Bounds of Sense, P.F. Strawson argues for the thesis that unity of consciousness requires experience of an objective world. My aim in this essay is to evaluate this claim. In the first and second parts of the essay, I explicate Strawson’s thesis, reconstruct his argument, and identify the point at which the argument fails. Strawson’s discussion nevertheless raises an important question: are there ways in which we must think of our experiences if (...)
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    Anil Gomes (forthcoming). Nonconceptualism, Hume’s Problem, and the Deduction. Philosophical Studies:1-12.
    Lucy Allais seeks to provide a reading of the Transcendental Deduction of the Categories which is compatible with a nonconceptualist account of Kant’s theory of intuition. According to her interpretation, the aim of the Deduction is to show that a priori concept application is required for empirical concept application. I argue that once we distinguish the application of the categories from the instantiation of the categories, we see that Allais’s reconstruction of the Deduction cannot provide an answer to Hume’s problem (...)
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    Martin Lin (2014). Efficient Causation in Spinoza and Leibniz. In Tad Scmaltz (ed.), Efficient Causation: A History. 165-191.
  9. added 2016-12-01
    Robin Douglass (forthcoming). Hobbes and Political Realism. European Journal of Political Theory:1474885116677481.
    Thomas Hobbes has recently been cast as one of the forefathers of political realism. This article evaluates his place in the realist tradition by focusing on three key themes: the priority of legitimacy over justice, the relation between ethics and politics, and the place of imagination in politics. The thread uniting these themes is the importance Hobbes placed on achieving a moral consensus around peaceful coexistence, a point which distances him from realists who view the two as competing goals of (...)
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    Marc Champagne (2016). God, Human Memory, and the Certainty of Geometry. Philosophy and Theology 28 (2):299-310.
    Descartes holds that the tell-tale sign of a solid proof is that its entailments appear clearly and distinctly. Yet, since there is a limit to what a subject can consciously fathom at any given moment, a mnemonic shortcoming threatens to render complex geometrical reasoning impossible. Thus, what enables us to recall earlier proofs, according to Descartes, is God’s benevolence: He is too good to pull a deceptive switch on us. Accordingly, Descartes concludes that geometry and belief in God must go (...)
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    John Sellars (2016). Shaftesbury, Stoicism, and Philosophy as a Way of Life. Sophia 55 (3):395-408.
    This paper examines Shaftesbury’s reflections on the nature of philosophy in his Askêmata notebooks, which draw heavily on the Roman Stoics Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius. In what follows, I introduce the notebooks, outline Shaftesbury’s account of philosophy therein, compare it with his discussions of the nature of philosophy in his published works, and conclude by suggesting that Pierre Hadot’s conception of ‘philosophy as a way of life’ offers a helpful framework for thinking about Shaftesbury’s account of philosophy.
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    Flavia Marcacci (2016). La Rivoluzione Scientifica di Un Francescano: Ilario Altobelli Tra Astronomia E Astrologia. Franciscan Studies 73 (1):199-213.
    Indice: 1. Astronomia e tecnica di Ilario Altobelli; 2. Altobelli e i sistemi di mondo; 3. Altobelli e Regiomontano nella Demonstratio Ostendens artem dirigendi; 4. Conclusioni. Ilario Altobelli nasce nel 1610 nella regione italiana delle Marche, precisamente a Montecchio. Fu frate minore conventuale, ben presto occupato in incarichi didattici e pastorali dell’Ordine prima e come annalista poi2. La sua attività si svolse soprattutto tra Fermo, Ancona e Verona. Conosciuto per l’abilità retorica, fu teologo presso vari cardinali e fu il cardinale (...)
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    Paul Mengal & Miotto (2015). Nascimentos da Psicologia: A Natureza E o Espírito. Ideação 32:259-288.
    Desde sua constituição como domínio do saber no fim do século XVI, a psicologia divide-se rapidamente em duas tendências com orientações diferentes. A primeira, de inspiração naturalista, situa-se no prolongamento do comentário da Física aristotélica e se desenvolve principalmente nas universidades protestantes de Marburgo e Leiden. Nesses estabelecimentos onde reinava então um espírito humanista, racionalista e tolerante, toma lugar a primeira forma de dualismo da alma e do corpo. Mas na mesma época, em círculos místicos e herméticos, desenvolve-se uma outra (...)
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    Paul Mengal & Marcio Miotto - Tradutor (2015). Nascimentos da Psicologia: A Natureza E o Espírito. Ideação 32:259-288.
    Desde sua constituição como domínio do saber no fim do século XVI, a psicologia divide-se rapidamente em duas tendências com orientações diferentes. A primeira, de inspiração naturalista, situa-se no prolongamento do comentário da Física aristotélica e se desenvolve principalmente nas universidades protestantes de Marburgo e Leiden. Nesses estabelecimentos onde reinava então um espírito humanista, racionalista e tolerante, toma lugar a primeira forma de dualismo da alma e do corpo. Mas na mesma época, em círculos místicos e herméticos, desenvolve-se uma outra (...)
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    John Russell Roberts (forthcoming). Berkeley on Language. In Richard Brook (ed.), The Bloomsbury Companion to Berkeley. Continuum
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    John Russell Roberts (forthcoming). Berkeley on Evil. In Douglas Hedley (ed.), The History of Evil IV: The History of Evil in the 18th and 19th Centuries. Acumen
    This essay consists of two parts. Part I offers an explanation of Berkeley's understanding of the relationship between materialism and evil. Berkeley regards materialism as the chief instrumental cause of evil in the world. It is the belief in matter that encourages us to believe that God is not immediately, intimately present in every aspect of our life. Immaterialism, by contrast, makes God's immediate presence vivid and thereby serves to undermine the motivation to vice. Part II locates Berkeley's view on (...)
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    Weite Zhang (2016). Descartes' Doctrine of Clear and Distinct Perception. A Systematic Clarification. Dissertation, Heidelberg University
    This book attempts to contribute a historical and interpretive study of Descartes' epistemology. It provides a systematic and exhaustive clarification of the mysterious and puzzling doctrine of "clear and distinct perception" and illuminates the relationships between this doctrine and four other central notions: "truth," "metaphysical doubt," "(metaphysical) certainty," and "knowledge." -/- Roughly speaking, a clear and distinct perception is a pure understanding, an intellectual perception, or a mental intuition in which a purified and attending mind has a simple mental intuition (...)
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    Marcos Seneda (2016). Da imaterialidade da alma: a desconstrução mais incisiva de Hume de um pressuposto metafísico. Ensaios Sobre a Filosofia de Hume.
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    Stephen Puryear (forthcoming). Leibnizian Bodies: Phenomena, Aggregates of Monads, or Both? The Leibniz Review 26.
    I propose a straightforward reconciliation of Leibniz’s conception of bodies as aggregates of simple substances (i.e., monads) with his doctrine that bodies are the phenomena of perceivers, without in the process saddling him with any equivocations. The reconciliation relies on the familiar idea that in Leibniz’s idiolect, an aggregate of Fs is that which immediately presupposes those Fs, or in other words, has those Fs as immediate requisites. But I take this idea in a new direction. I argue that a (...)
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    Weite Zhang (2016). Descartes' Doctrine of Clear and Distinct Perception: A Systematic Clarification. Dissertation, Heidelberg University
    This book attempts to contribute a historical and interpretive study of Descartes' epistemology. It provides a systematic and exhaustive clarification of the mysterious and puzzling doctrine of "clear and distinct perception" and illuminates the relationships between this doctrine and four other central notions: "truth," "metaphysical doubt," "(metaphysical) certainty," and "knowledge." -/- Roughly speaking, a clear and distinct perception is a pure understanding, an intellectual perception, or a mental intuition in which a purified and attending mind has a simple mental intuition (...)
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    Carlos E. Miranda (2016). Hobbes: razón y contrato social. Revista de filosofía (Chile) 27:25-33.
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    Björn Hammar (2016). Theodore Christov, Before Anarchy. Hobbes and His Critics in Modern International Thought, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2015. 297 Páginas. ISSN 9781107114531. [REVIEW] Foro Interno. Anuario de Teoría Política 16.
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    Joseph Zepeda (2016). Exclusion in Descartes's Rules for the Direction of the Mind: The Emergence of the Real Distinction. Intellectual History Review 26 (2):203-219.
    The distinction between the mental operations of abstraction and exclusion is recognized as playing an important role in many of Descartes’ metaphysical arguments, at least after 1640. In this paper I first show that Descartes describes the distinction between abstraction and exclusion in the early Rules for the Direction of the Mind, in substantially the same way he does in the 1640s. Second, I show that Descartes makes the test for exclusion a major component of the method proposed in the (...)
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    Joseph Zepeda (2014). The Concept of Space and the Metaphysics of Extended Substance in Descartes. History of Philosophy Quarterly 31 (1):21-40.
    This essay offers an interpretation of Descartes’ treatment of the concepts of place and space in the Principles of Philosophy. On the basis of that interpretation, I argue that his understanding and application of the concept of space supports a pluralist interpretation of Descartes on extended substance. I survey the Scholastic evolution of issues in the Aristotelian theory of place and clarify elements of Descartes’ appropriation and transformation thereof: the relationship between internal and external place, the precise content of the (...)
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    Joseph Zepeda (2013). Descartes on Physical Vacuum: Rationalism in Natural-Philosophical Debate. Society and Politics 7 (2):126-141.
    Descartes is notorious for holding a strong anti-vacuist position. On his view, according to the standard reading, empty space not only does not exist in nature, but it is logically impossible. The very notion of a void or vacuum is an incoherent one. Recently Eric Palmer has proposed a revisionist reading of Descartes on empty space, arguing that he is more sanguine about its possibility. Palmer makes use of Descartes’ early correspondence with Marin Mersenne, including his commentary on Galileo’s Two (...)
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    Paul Mengal & Marcio Miotto - Tradutor (jul-dez 2016). Para uma Historia da Psicologia. Ideação 34:355-374.
    A história da psicologia, tal como aparece em algumas obras (E.G. Boring 1950; M. Reuchlin 1957; P. Fraisse e J. Piaget 1963) ou em capítulos introdutórios de alguns manuais (M. Reuchlin 1977), reflete uma adesão — raramente discutida — a uma concepção internalista. Segundo essa concepção, a psicologia seria animada por uma dinâmica própria, um processo evolutivo totalmente endógeno, e seria independente de fatores externos tais como os domínios religiosos, sociopolíticos e econômicos. Além do mais, os partidários dessa história aceitam (...)
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    Richard Brook (forthcoming). Berkeley and the Primary Qualities: Idealization Vs. Abstraction. Philosophia:1-15.
    In the First of the Three Dialogues, Berkeley’s Hylas, responding to Philonous’s question whether extension and motion are separable from secondary qualities, says:What! Is it not an easy matter, to consider extension and motion by themselves,... Pray how do the mathematicians treat of them?After some introductory comments I propose to contrast Philonous’s answer to this question, with an alternative, arguing for the following. A distinction, Berkeley would accept should be made between abstraction as Berkeley conceives it in The Introduction to (...)
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    Terence Kleven (1997). An Inquiry Into the Foundations of Law: J. Locke's Natural Right in the Biblical Scholarship of J. Wellhausen and C.E.B. Cranfield. Jewish Political Studies Review 9 (3-4):51-76.
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    Athanasia Theodoropoulou (2013). Ethics and Psychology: The Concept of the Immortality of the Soul. In Efe Dyran & Ayşe Güngör (eds.), Interactions in the History of Philosophy. MSGSÜ 75-81.
    The aim of this paper is to explore the consequences of accepting the immortality of the soul with regard to moral behavior. Philosophers from different periods and fields offer a variety of arguments which prove the immortal nature of the soul based on ethical theories, such as happiness is the end of mankind, man’s incapability of fulfilling his final purpose, the posthumous award of divine justice and so on. Through a critical appraisal of different but representative philosophical approaches to immortality (...)
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    Matthew A. Leisinger (forthcoming). Locke's Arguments Against the Freedom to Will. British Journal for the History of Philosophy.
    In sections 2.21.23-25 of An Essay concerning Human Understanding, John Locke considers and rejects two ways in which we might be “free to will”, which correspond to the Thomistic distinction between freedom of exercise and freedom of specification. In this paper, I examine Locke’s arguments in detail. In the first part, I argue for a non-developmental reading of Locke’s argument against freedom of exercise. Locke’s view throughout all five editions of the Essay is that we do not possess freedom of (...)
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    Matias Slavov (2016). Essays Concerning Hume's Natural Philosophy. Dissertation, University of Jyväskylä
    The subject of this essay-based dissertation is Hume’s natural philosophy. The dissertation consists of four separate essays and an introduction. These essays do not only treat Hume’s views on the topic of natural philosophy, but his views are placed into a broader context of history of philosophy and science, physics in particular. The introductory section outlines the historical context, shows how the individual essays are connected, expounds what kind of research methodology has been used, and encapsulates the research contributions of (...)
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    Stefano Bacin (forthcoming). Kant and Feder on the Will, Happiness, and the Aim of Moral Philosophy. In Corey W. Dyck & Falk Wunderlich (eds.), Kant and His German Contemporaries. Cambridge University Press
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    Daniele Bertini (forthcoming). Introduction to Moral Heteronomy. History, Proposals, Arguments. Dialegesthai. Rivista Telematica di Filosofia 2017.
    An introduction to how heteronomous views address the topic of moral autonomy. In the first section I provide a short history of the rise of the autonomy stance in meta ethics. Then I sketch the relationship between Kant and mainstream contemporary Kantians. I finally outline a summary of the papers in the special issue of Dialegesthai.
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    R. W. McIntyre (2016). Concerning "Men's Affections to Godward": Hobbes on the First and Eternal Cause of All Things. Journal of the History of Philosophy 54 (4):547-571.
    hobbes’s views on the existence and nature of God have occasioned much controversy.1 He has been interpreted as holding positions ranging from sincere, if unconventional, Calvinism to out-and-out atheism.2 Of particular interest has been Hobbes’s apparent endorsement of a version of the cosmological argument. Take the following, for example:For he that from any effect he seeth come to pass should reason to the next and immediate cause thereof, and from thence to the cause of that cause, and plunge himself profoundly (...)
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    Adrian M. S. Piper (2012). Kant's Self-Legislation Procedure Reconsidered. Kant Studies Online 2012:203-277.
    Most published discussions in contemporary metaethics include some textual exegesis of the relevant contemporary authors, but little or none of the historical authors who provide the underpinnings of their general approach. The latter is usually relegated to the historical, or dismissed as expository. Sometimes this can be a useful division of labor. But it can also lead to grave confusion about the views under discussion, and even about whose views are, in fact, under discussion. Elijah Millgram’s article, “Does the Categorical (...)
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    Markus Wild & Dominik Perler (2008). Thomas Hobbes: Empfinden und Konstruieren. In Markus Wild & Dominik Perler (eds.), Sehen Und Begreifen: Wahrnehmungstheorien in der Frühen Neuzeit. Walter de Gruyter
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    Ferdinand Tönnies (1890). V. Siebzehn Briefe des Thomas Hobbes an Samuel Sorbière, Nebst Briefen Sorbière’s, Mersenne’s U. Aa. Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 3 (1).
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    Tim Crane, REVIEW: Hume Variations by Jerry A. Fodor.
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    Robert A. Larmer (forthcoming). Everlasting Check or Philosophical Fiasco: A Response to Alexander George’s Interpretation of Hume’s ‘Of Miracles’. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion:1-14.
    In his The Everlasting Check: Hume on Miracles, Alexander George claims to provide readers with a single unified interpretation of Hume’s ‘Of Miracles’ that demonstrates Hume’s actual argument is philosophically rich and far more robust than is generally thought. This response argues that George is unsuccessful, ignoring crucial passages and misinterpreting others.
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    Hsueh Qu (forthcoming). Hume’s Doxastic Involuntarism. Mind:fzv181.
    In this paper, I examine three mutually inconsistent claims that are commonly attributed to Hume: all beliefs are involuntary; some beliefs are subject to normative appraisal; and that ‘Ought implies Can’. I examine the textual support for such ascription, and the options for dealing with the puzzle posed by their inconsistency. In what follows I will put forward some evidence that Hume maintains each of the three positions outlined above. I then examine what I call the ‘prior voluntary action’ solution. (...)
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    Philip A. Reed (forthcoming). Hume on the Cultivation of Moral Character. Philosophia:1-17.
    This paper attempts to give a complete and coherent account of how Hume’s moral psychology can explain the cultivation of moral character. I argue that the outcome of a fully formed moral character is an agent who strengthens her calm moral sentiments into settled principles of action. I then take up the question of how the process of strengthening moral sentiments might occur, rejecting the possibilities of sympathy, “reflection,” and “resolution” because either they are too weak or else they make (...)
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    Kenneth L. Pearce (2016). The Everlasting Check: Hume on Miracles by Alexander George. Journal of the History of Philosophy 54 (4):680-681.
    This book provides a concise treatment of David Hume’s “Of Miracles,” defending both an interpretation of Hume’s argument and an evaluation of its philosophical significance. The philosophical argumentation is consistently rigorous, and the interpretation of Hume is interesting and original.A distinctive aspect of George’s approach, which should have been highlighted in the introduction but was not, is his treatment of “Of Miracles” as a standalone essay. This approach serves to illuminate certain aspects of “Of Miracles,” especially the relationship between the (...)
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    Matko Globačnik (2016). Izazov skepticizma: Utjecaj Humeove metafizike i moralne filozofije u Europi 18. stoljeca [The Challenge of Skepticism: The Influence of Hume's Metaphysics and Moral Philosophy in 18th Century Europe]. Croatian Philosophical Society.
    Summary, page 467: "This book is concerned with the influence of Hume’s metaphysics and moral philosophy in 18th century Europe and it is divided into two main parts. The first part is focused on the exposition of Hume’s metaphysics and moral philosophy in their historical context, because this topic is still mostly unknown in Croatia. The second part deals with the influence of Hume’s metaphysics and moral philosophy on selected European thinkers of the Age of Enlightenment until the beginning of (...)
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    Pedro Jonas de Almeida (2016). A Lógica da Ficção No "Tratado" de Hume. Kriterion: Revista de Filosofia 57 (134):455-469.
    RESUMO No Livro I, parte IV, do "Tratado da natureza humana", Hume desenvolve aquilo que vamos chamar de lógica da ficção. Não se trata de um simples erro da imaginação enquanto fantasia, mas de uma propensão a criar ideias, entidades e objetos a partir das percepções presentes na mente. O que resulta daí é um sentido rico e novo de ficção que permite a Hume desenvolver uma história natural da filosofia, descrevendo a gênese inevitável de conceitos metafísicos. Partindo de uma (...)
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    Chance (2013). Causal Powers, Hume’s Early German Critics, and Kant’s Response to Hume. Kant-Studien 104 (2).
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    Giovanni Merlo (2012). Leibnizian Aggregates Are Not Mind-Dependent Entities. Studia Leibnitiana 44 (2):193-211.
    This paper argues that, according to Leibniz's view of entia per aggregationem, there are (or, at any rate, there could be) aggregates that are entirely mind-independent.
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    Michael Morales (2010). Stroud's Humean Skepticism. Southwest Philosophical Studies 32:93-97.
    In “The Constraints of Hume’s Naturalism” Barry Stroud takes on the task of looking at Hume’s negative and positive accounts of induction in conjunction. Stroud goes about doing this so that we might walk away with “a more general lesson about naturalism, at least when it is indulged in for philosophical purposes”. Given the boldness of Stroud’s quote from above there should be some explicit talk of this general lesson about naturalism outside of Hume’s, but there is none that is (...)
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    Erik J. Wielenberg (2007). God and the Reach of Reason: C. S. Lewis, David Hume, and Bertrand Russell. Cambridge University Press.
    C. S. Lewis is one of the most beloved Christian apologists of the twentieth century; David Hume and Bertrand Russell are among Christianity's most important critics. This book puts these three intellectual giants in conversation with one another to shed light on some of life's most difficult yet important questions. It examines their views on a variety of topics, including the existence of God, suffering, morality, reason, joy, miracles, and faith. Along with irreconcilable differences and points of tension, some surprising (...)
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    J. Houston (1994). Reported Miracles: A Critique of Hume. Cambridge University Press.
    Suppose that one is presented with a report of a miracle as an exception to nature's usual course. Should one believe the report and so come to favour the idea that a god has acted miraculously? Hume argued that no reasonable person should do anything of the kind. Many religiously sceptical philosophers agree with him, and have both defended and developed his reasoning. Some theologians concur or offer other reasons why those who are believers in God should also refuse to (...)
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    Francis Snare (1991). Morals, Motivation, and Convention: Hume's Influential Doctrines. Cambridge University Press.
    This 1991 book is about the continuing influence of Hume's ideas on moral and political philosophy. In part, it is a critical exegesis of Hume's most impressive and challenging doctrines in Book III of the Treatise of Human Nature on such topics as morals, motivation, justice, and social institutions. However, the main thrust of the argument is to throw into relief the importance of that discussion for contemporary philosophy. While the author subjects most contemporary defences of Humean doctrines to intense (...)
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