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    Descartes: An Intellectual Biography.Stephen Gaukroger - 1995 - Clarendon Press.
    This is the first intellectual biography of Descartes in English. Stephen Gaukroger provides a rich, authoritative account of Descartes' intellectual and personal development, understood in its historical context, and offers a reassessment of all aspects of his life and work.
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    Descartes' System of Natural Philosophy.Stephen Gaukroger - 2002 - Cambridge University Press.
    Towards the end of his life, Descartes published the first four parts of a projected six-part work, The Principles of Philosophy. This was intended to be the definitive statement of his complete system of philosophy, dealing with everything from cosmology to the nature of human happiness. In this book, Stephen Gaukroger examines the whole system, and reconstructs the last two parts, 'On Living Things' and 'On Man', from Descartes' other writings. He relates the work to the tradition of late Scholastic (...)
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  3. Cartesian Logic: An Essay on Descartes's Conception of Inference.Stephen Gaukroger - 1989 - Clarendon Press.
    This book deals with a neglected episode in the history of logic and theories of cognition: the way in which conceptions of inference changed during the seventeenth century. The author focuses on the work of Descartes, contrasting his construal of inference as an instantaneous grasp in accord with the natural light of reason, with the Aristotelian view of inference as a discursive process. Gaukroger offers a new interpretation of Descartes`s contribution to the question, revealing it to be a significant advance (...)
     
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    Francis Bacon and the Transformation of Early-Modern Philosophy.Stephen Gaukroger - 2001 - Cambridge University Press.
    This ambitious and important book, first published in 2001, provides a truly general account of Francis Bacon as a philosopher. It describes how Bacon transformed the values that had underpinned philosophical culture since antiquity by rejecting the traditional idea of a philosopher as someone engaged in contemplation of the cosmos. The book explores in detail how and why Bacon attempted to transform the largely esoteric discipline of natural philosophy into a public practice through a program in which practical science provided (...)
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    The Emergence of a Scientific Culture: Science and the Shaping of Modernity, 1210-1685.Stephen Gaukroger - 2006 - Oxford University Press UK.
    Why did science emerge in the West and how did scientific values come to be regarded as the yardstick for all other forms of knowledge? Stephen Gaukroger shows just how bitterly the cognitive and cultural standing of science was contested in its early development. Rejecting the traditional picture of secularization, he argues that science in the seventeenth century emerged not in opposition to religion but rather was in many respects driven by it. Moreover, science did not present a unified picture (...)
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    Descartes' Treatise on Man and Its Reception.Stephen Gaukroger & Delphine Antoine-Mahut (eds.) - 2016 - Springer.
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    Descartes' Natural Philosophy.Stephen Gaukroger, John Schuster & John Sutton (eds.) - 2000 - Routledge.
    The most comprehensive collection of essays on Descartes' scientific writings ever published, this volume offers a detailed reassessment of Descartes' scientific work and its bearing on his philosophy. The 35 essays, written by some of the world's leading scholars, cover topics as diverse as optics, cosmology and medicine, and will be of vital interest to all historians of philosophy or science.
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    On True and False Ideas.Antoine Arnauld & Stephen Gaukroger - 1992 - Philosophical Review 101 (4):849-851.
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    Bachelard and the Problem of Epistemological Analysis.Stephen W. Gaukroger - 1976 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 7 (3):189.
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    Explanatory Structures: A Study of Concepts of Explanation in Early Physics and Philosophy.Stephen Gaukroger - 1978 - Humanities Press.
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    The Hydrostatic Paradox and the Origins of Cartesian Dynamics.Stephen Gaukroger & John Schuster - 2002 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 33 (3):535-572.
    In the early decades of the seventeenth century, various attempts were made to develop a dynamical vocabulary on the basis of work in the practical mathematical disciplines, particularly statics and hydrostatics. The paper contrasts the Mechanica and Archimedean approaches, and within the latter compares conceptions of statics and hydrostatics and their possible extensions in the work of Stevin, Beeckman and Descartes. Descartes’ approach to hydrostatics, a discussion of which forms the core of the paper, is shown to be quite different (...)
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  12. The Resources of a Mechanist Physiology and the Problem of Goal-Directed Processes.Stephen Gaukroger - 2000 - In John Schuster, Stephen Gaukroger & John Sutton (eds.), Descartes' Natural Philosophy. Routledge. pp. 383--400.
     
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    The Philosopher in Early Modern Europe: The Nature of a Contested Identity.Conal Condren, Stephen Gaukroger & Ian Hunter (eds.) - 2006 - Cambridge University Press.
    In this groundbreaking collection of essays the history of philosophy appears in a new light, not as reason's progressive discovery of its universal conditions, but as a series of unreconciled disputes over the proper way to conduct oneself as a philosopher. By shifting focus from the philosopher as proxy for the universal subject of reason to the philosopher as a special persona arising from rival forms of self-cultivation, philosophy is approached in terms of the social office and intellectual deportment of (...)
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    A Ristotle on Intelligible Matter.Stephen Gaukroger - 1980 - Phronesis 25 (1):187-197.
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    Vico and the Maker's Knowledge Principle.Stephen Gaukroger - 1986 - History of Philosophy Quarterly 3 (1):29 - 44.
  16. Descartes and Cartesianism: Essays in Honour of Desmond Clarke.Stephen Gaukroger & Catherine Wilson (eds.) - 2017 - Oxford University Press.
    This collection of original essays deals with Cartesian themes and problems, especially as these arise in connection with Cartesian natural science and the theory of perception, agency, mentality, divinity, and the passions. It focuses in particular on Desmond Clarke's important contributions to these aspects of Descartes's writings.
     
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  17. Descartes's Early Doctrine of Clear and Distinct Ideas.Stephen Gaukroger - 1992 - Journal of the History of Ideas 53 (4):585-602.
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    Aristotle on the Function of Sense Perception.Stephen Gaukroger - 1981 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 12 (1):75-89.
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    The Mind of God and the Works of Man.Stephen Gaukroger - 1990 - Journal of Philosophy 87 (8):429-432.
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  20. Objectivity: A Very Short Introduction.Stephen Gaukroger - 2012 - Oxford University Press.
    Machine generated contents note: -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Aren't all judgements biased in one way or another? -- 3. Don't all judgements involve some assumptions? -- 4. Doesn't science show there is no objectivity? -- 5. Is it possible to represent things objectively? -- 6. Is objectivity a form of honesty? -- 7. Objectivity in numbers? -- 8. Can the study of human behaviour be objective? -- 9. Can there be objectivity in ethics? -- 10. Can there be objectivity (...)
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    The ten Modes of Aenesidemus and the Myth of Ancient Scepticism.Stephen Gaukroger - 1995 - British Journal for the History of Philosophy 3 (2):371 – 387.
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    The Soft Underbelly of Reason: The Passions in the Seventeenth Century.Stephen Gaukroger (ed.) - 1998 - Routledge.
    This book provides a valuable understanding on the different views of the passions in the Seventeenth Century. The contributors show that fundamental questions about the nature of wisdom, goodness and beauty were understood in terms of the contrast between reason and passions in this era. Those with an interest in philosophy, the history of medicene, and women's studies will find this collection a fascinating read.
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    Empiricism as a Development of Experimental Natural Philosophy.Stephen Gaukroger - 2014 - In Zvi Biener & Eric Schliesser (eds.), Newton and Empiricism. Oxford University Press.
    Experimental natural philosophy was a mid-seventeenth-century development in which physical enquiry proceeded by connecting phenomena in an experimentally guided fashion, as opposed to attempting to account for them in terms of some underlying micro-corpuscular structure. The approach proved fruitful in two areas: Boyle’s experiments on the air pump and Newton’s experiments on the prism. This chapter argues that Lockean empiricism, which was subsequently taken to embody the principles behind Newtonianism, was an outcome of these developments and that it was worked (...)
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    The Blackwell Guide to Descartes' Meditations.Stephen Gaukroger (ed.) - 2006 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    Consisting of twelve newly commissioned essays and enhanced by William Molyneux’s famous early translation of the _Meditations_, this volume touches on all the major themes of one of the most influential texts in the history of philosophy. Situates the Meditations in its philosophical and historical context. Touches on all of the major themes of the Meditations, including the mind-body relation, the nature of the mind, and the existence of the material world.
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    Undercontextualization and Overcontextualization in the History of Science.Stephen Gaukroger - 2016 - Isis 107 (2):340-342.
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    Introduction.Conal Condren, Stephen Gaukroger & Ian Hunter - unknown
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    The Metaphysics of Impenetrability: Euler's Conception of Force.Stephen Gaukroger - 1982 - British Journal for the History of Science 15 (2):132-154.
    In this paper I want to examine in some detail one eighteenth-century attempt to restructure the foundations of mechanics, that of Leonhard Euler. It is now generally recognized that the idea, due to Mach, that all that happened in the eighteenth century was the elaboration of a deductive and mathematical mechanics on the basis of Newton's Laws is misleading at best. Newton's Principia needed much more than a reformulation in analytic terms if it was to provide the basis for the (...)
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  28. Descartes's Theory of Perceptual Cognition and the Question of Moral Sensibility.Stephen Gaukroger - 2010 - In John Cottingham & Peter Hacker (eds.), Mind, Method, and Morality: Essays in Honour of Anthony Kenny. Oxford University Press.
     
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    The Role of Natural Philosophy in the Development of Locke's Empiricism.Stephen Gaukroger - 2009 - British Journal for the History of Philosophy 17 (1):55 – 83.
    (2009). The Role of Natural Philosophy in the Development of Locke's Empiricism. British Journal for the History of Philosophy: Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 55-83.
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    The Role of Matter Theory in Baconian and Cartesian Cosmologies.Stephen Gaukroger - 2000 - Perspectives on Science 8 (3):201-222.
    Within twenty years of one another, Bacon and Descartes proposed cosmologies which relied heavily on matter theory. In both, the distribution of matter in the cosmos determined what centers of rotation there were, and rotating bodies were carried around by the motion of an all-encompassing celestial fluid in which they were embedded. But the role of matter theory in the two accounts is very different, both in motivation and in the level at which it is active in guiding physical theory. (...)
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    Picturability and Mathematical Ideals of Knowledge.Stephen Gaukroger - 2011 - In Desmond M. Clarke & Catherine Wilson (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy in Early Modern Europe. Oxford University Press.
    This article examines the role of picturability in mathematical demonstration in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and draws attention to the general question of the role that picturability places in cognitive grasp. It suggests that mathematical demonstration is particularly applicable in cognitive grasp it allows the problematic to be identified with some precision. It also discusses infinitesimal analysis and the question of direct proof and evaluates the role of picturability in the analysis of human cognitive capacities.
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    Peter Harrison, The Fall of Man and the Foundations of Science. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. Xi+300. ISBN 978-0-521-87559-2. £50.00. [REVIEW]Stephen Gaukroger - 2009 - British Journal for the History of Science 42 (2):294.
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    The Académie des Sciences and the Republic of Letters: Fontenelle's Role in the Shaping of a New Natural‐Philosophical Persona, 1699–1734.Stephen Gaukroger - 2008 - Intellectual History Review 18 (3):385-402.
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    The Historical Aims of Science.Stephen Gaukroger - 2002 - British Journal for the History of Philosophy 10 (2):277 – 288.
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    Descartes, René.Stephen Gaukroger - 2003 - In L. Nadel (ed.), Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science. Nature Publishing Group.
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    Descartes: Philosophical Essays and Correspondence by René Descartes. [REVIEW]Stephen Gaukroger - 2001 - Isis 92:175-175.
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    Ambrosio, Franci J. Dante and Derrida Face to Face. Albany: SUNY Press, 2007. $75.00 Baggett, David and William A. Drrumin, Eds. Hitchock and Philosophy: Dail M for Metaphysics. Chicago: Open Court, 2007. $17.95 Pb. Bird, Colin. An Introduction to Political Philosophy. Cambridge Introductions to Philosophy. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. $24.99 Pb. [REVIEW]Peg Birmingham, James Campbell, Maria C. Cimitile, Elian P. Miller, Conal Condren, Stephen Gaukroger, Ian Hunter, John W. Cooper & M. I. Ada - forthcoming - Philosophy Today.
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    Carol Armstrong and Catherine de Zegher, Eds. Women Artists in the Millennium (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2006), Xx+ 450 Pp. $40.00/£ 25.95 Cloth. David P. Billington and David P. Billington, Jr. Power, Speed, and Form: Engineers and the Making of the Twentieth Century (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006), Xxv+ 270 Pp. $29.95/£ 18.95 Cloth. [REVIEW]Manuel Castells, Mireia Fernández-Ardevol, Jack Linchuan Qiu, Conal Condren, Stephen Gaukroger & Ian Hunter - 2007 - The European Legacy 12 (7):929-931.
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    Editors' Introduction.Stephen Clucas & Stephen Gaukroger - 2007 - Intellectual History Review 17 (1):1-1.
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    Notes and Documents.Stephen Clucas, Stephen Gaukroger, Sonja Asal, Ulrich Raulff, Helwig Schmidt‐Glintzer, Helmut Th Seemann, Christoph Lüthy & Daniel T. Rodgers - 2009 - Intellectual History Review 19 (1):103-109.
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    Aristotle, On Poetics1 Eds., and Trans., Seth Benardete And.Michael Davis, Claudia Baracchi, Duane H. Davis, Ulrike Oudee Dünkelsbühler, Stephen Gaukroger & Eugene Gogol - 2001 - Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 23 (1).
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    Seized by the Spirit of Modern Science. [REVIEW]Stephen Gaukroger, John Schuster, Alan Taylor & James Franklin - 1997 - Metascience 6 (1):1-28.
    Reviews of Peter Dear's Discipline and Experience: The Mathematical Way in the Scientific Revolution.
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    Antonia LoLordo. Pierre Gassendi and the Birth of Early Modern Philosophy. X + 283 Pp., Bibl., Index. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. $88.95. [REVIEW]Stephen Gaukroger - 2007 - Isis 98 (4):837-838.
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    Absolute or Relative Motion? A Study From the Machian Point of View of the Discovery and Structure of Dynamical Theories: Volume 1: The Discovery of Dynamics.Stephen Gaukroger - 1992 - Philosophical Books 31 (4):252-253.
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    Author’s Response: The Naturalization of the Human and the Humanization of Nature: Stephen Gaukroger: The Natural and the Human: Science and the Shaping of Modernity, 1739–1841. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016, Viii+402pp, £30.00 HB.Stephen Gaukroger - 2017 - Metascience 26 (1):17-20.
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  47. B. Brundell: "Pierre Gassendi: From Artistotelianism to a New Natural Philosophy". [REVIEW]Stephen Gaukroger - 1988 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 66:275.
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    Before Boas: The Genesis of Ethnography and Ethnology in the German Enlightenment, by Han F. Vermeulen.Stephen Gaukroger - 2017 - Intellectual History Review 27 (4):561-562.
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    BUSKIRK, MARTHA. Creative Enterprise: Contemporary Art Between Museum and Marketplace.(London: Continuum). 2012. Pp. 392.£ 22.99 (Pbk). CURRIE, GREG; KOATKO, Petr and POKORNY, MARTIN (Eds.). Mimesis: Metaphysics, Cognition, Pragmatics.(London. [REVIEW]Stephen Gaukroger, Peter Goldie, C. Stephen Jeager, Thomas Leddy & Uwe Steiner - 2012 - British Journal of Aesthetics 52 (4):439.
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    Book Note. [REVIEW]Stephen Gaukroger - 2014 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 92 (1):205-205.
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