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  1. Hobbes's System of Ideas: A Study in the Political Significance of Philosophical Theories.John W. N. Watkins - 1973 - Hutchinson.
  2. Problems of Mind: Descartes to Wittgenstein.Norman Malcolm - 1971 - London: Allen & Unwin.
  3. The Aristos.John Fowles - 1964 - Boston: Little, Brown.
  4. Leibniz: A Collection of Critical Essays.Harry G. Frankfurt - 1972 - 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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  5. The Sceptical Realism of David Hume.John P. Wright - 1983 - Manchester Up.
    Introduction A brief look at the competing present-day interpretations of Hume's philosophy will leave the uninitiated reader completely baffled. On the one hand , Hume is seen as a philosopher who attempted to analyse concepts with ...
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  6. Mary Astell: Theorist of Freedom From Domination.Patricia Springborg - 2005 - Cambridge University Press.
    Philosopher, theologian, educational theorist, feminist and political pamphleteer, Mary Astell was an important figure in the history of ideas of the early modern period. Among the first systematic critics of John Locke's entire corpus, she is best known for the famous question which prefaces her Reflections on Marriage: 'If all men are born free, how is it that all women are born slaves?' She is claimed by modern Republican theorists and feminists alike but, as a Royalist High Church Tory, the (...)
  7. Crucial Questions in Apologetics.Mark M. Hanna - 1981 - Baker Book House.
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  8. Kantian Moral Theory and the Destruction of the Self.Sandra Jane Fairbanks - 2000 - Westview Press.
    This anthology, Defining Public Administration , is designed to assist beginning and intermediate level students of public policy, and to stir the imaginations of readers concerned with public policy and administration. The forty-five articles included in the text are all reprinted from the International Encyclopedia of Public Policy and Administration , and these accessible, interesting articles have been assembled to offer a sample of the riches to be found within the larger work. The articles provide definitions of the vocabulary of (...)
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  9. The Philosophy of Francis Bacon.Benjamin Farrington - 1964 - [Liverpool]Liverpool University Press.
  10. The Primacy of Practice.Nicholas Rescher - 1973 - Blackwell.
  11. Hume.V. C. Chappell - 1966 - Melbourne, Macmillan.
  12. Selections.Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz - 1951 - New York: Scribner.
  13. Heidegger, Kant and Time.Charles M. Sherover - 1971 - University Press of America.
  14. The Mythological State and its Empire.David Grant - 2009 - Routledge.
    Probing the work of key political thinkers from Hobbes to Rawls, this book examines the state as a real, mythological entity. This groundbreaking work explores the contradictions of our views towards, and interactions with the state and will be of interest to scholars of sociology, politics, philosophy and law.
  15. Making a Necessity of Virtue: Aristotle and Kant on Virtue.Nancy Sherman - 1997 - Cambridge University Press.
    This book is the first to offer a detailed analysis of Aristotelian and Kantian ethics together, in a way that remains faithful to the texts and responsive to debates in contemporary ethics. Recent moral philosophy has seen a revival of interest in the concept of virtue, and with it a reassessment of the role of virtue in the work of Aristotle and Kant. This book brings that re-assessment to a new level of sophistication. Nancy Sherman argues that Kant preserves a (...)
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  16. The French Enlightenment.J. H. Brumfitt - 1972 - London: Macmillan.
  17. Kant's Critique of Pure Reason: A Commentary for Students.T. E. Wilkerson - 1976 - Clarendon Press.
  18. The Ideological Imagination: Ideological Conflict in Our Time and its Roots in Hobbes, Rousseau and Marx.Louis Joseph Halle - 1972 - Quadrangle Books.
  19. Women in Western Political Philosophy: Kant to Nietzsche.Ellen Kennedy & Susan Mendus (eds.) - 1987 - St. Martin's Press.
  20. Rousseau's Theory of Human Association: Transparent and Opaque Communities.Greg Hill - 2006 - Palgrave-Macmillan.
    This book examines Rousseau’s ideas about the natural transparency of human intention, the loss of this transparency in the opaque cities of Europe, and the possibility of its restoration within small republican communities. The author weaves together Rousseau’s provocative conjectures about transparency and opaqueness to provide an original interpretation of Rousseau’s political thought and its bearing on several contemporary controversies. He also argues that civic cooperation in Rousseau’s model republic requires mutual surveillance; that Hobbes’s argument for a sovereign state assumes (...)
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  21. John Locke: A Descriptive Bibliography.Jean S. Yolton - 1998 - Thoemmes Press.
  22. The Philosophical Works, 1754-1777.Henry St John Bolingbroke - 1977 - Garland.
  23. Jonathan Edwards and the Enlightenment.John Opie - 1969 - Lexington, Mass., Heath.
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  24. Cartesian Truth.Thomas C. Vinci - 1998 - 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 (...)
  25. The Philosophy of Francis Bacon.Fulton Henry Anderson - 1948 - New York: Octagon Books.
  26. Giambattista Vico: Imagination and Historical Knowledge.Cecilia Miller - 1993 - Macmillan/St. Martin's Press.
    The theories of language and society of Giambattista Vico (1668-1744) are examined in this textual analysis of the full range of his theoretical writings, with special emphasis on his little-known early works. Vico's fundamental importance in the history of European ideas lies in his strong anti-Cartesian, anti-French and anti-Enlightenment views. In an age in which intellectuals adopted a rational approach, Vico stressed the nonrational element in man - in particular, imagination - as well as social and civil relationships, none of (...)
  27. Kant's Criticism of Metaphysics.W. H. Walsh - 1975 - University Press.
    So much for the Aesthetic. We can now proceed to the Analytic, the philosophical importance of which is much greater. Kant's main contentions in this part of his work can be summed up in; two propositions: human understanding contains certain a priori concepts, and on these are based certain non-empirical principles; these concepts are only general concepts of a phenomenal object, and therefore the principles in question are only prescriptive to sense-experience. As has already been said, interest in the first (...)
  28. Proceedings of the Third International Kant Congress.Lewis White Beck (ed.) - 1972 - Dordrecht: Reidel.
    DIE KANTLITERATUR 1965-1969 I. STATISTISCHE ÜBERSICHT Zu Beginn meiner Ausführungen möchte ich Ihnen einen kurzen Überblick über den Umfang und die ...
  29. British Philosophy and the Age of Enlightenment.Stuart C. Brown (ed.) - 1996 - Routledge.
    European philosophy from the late seventeenth century through most of the eighteenth is broadly conceived as the "Enlightenment," a period of empricist reaction to the great seventeeth century Rationalists. This volume begins with Herbert of Cherbury and the Cambridge Platonists and with Newton and the early English Enlightenment. Locke is a key figure, as a result of his importance both in the development of British and Irish philosophy and because of his seminal influence in the Enlightenment as a whole. British (...)
  30. Arguments for the Existence of God.John Hick - 1971 - Herder & Herder.
  31. Religion, Interpretation, and Diversity of Belief: The Framework Model From Kant to Durkheim to Davidson.Terry F. Godlove - 1989 - Cambridge University Press.
    Different religious traditions offer apparently very different pictures of the world. How are we to make sense of this radical diversity of religious belief? In this book, Professor Godlove argues that religions are alternative conceptual frameworks, the categories of which organise experience in diverse ways. He traces the history of this idea from Kant to Durkheim, and then proceeds to discuss two constraints on the diversity of all human judgment and belief: first that human experience is made possible by shared, (...)
  32. Pascal, Adversary and Advocate.Robert James Nelson - 1981 - Harvard University Press.
  33. Reason and Experience.W. H. Walsh - 1947 - Oxford, Clarendon Press.
  34. The Eighteenth-Century Background: Studies on the Idea of Nature in the Thought of the Period.Basil Willey - 1940 - Harmondsworth, Penguin.
  35. Meditations on First Philosophy in Focus.René Descartes - 1993 - Routledge.
    Rene Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy In Focus contains the excellent and popular Elizabeth S. Haldane and G.R.T. Ross translation of Rene Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy . It also contains a portion of the Replies to Objections II, in which Descartes discusses how the method employed in the Meditations, which he calls "analysis," differs from the method of "synthesis" employed by the geometer. In his introduction, Stanley Tweyman provides a fresh and detailed discussion of the relationship between Descartes' Rules (...)
  36. Kant in Brazil.Frederick Rauscher & Daniel Omar Perez (eds.) - 2012 - Rochester Press.
    From a more systematic point of view, the appendix is the final occasion for Kant to reinforce the role of the Critique of the Power of Judgment as part of the system of critical philosophy. It is true that in a sense each and every ...
  37. Adam Smith in His Time and Ours: Designing the Decent Society.Jerry Z. Muller - 1995 - Princeton University Press.
    Counter to the popular impression that Adam Smith was a champion of selfishness and greed, Jerry Muller shows that the Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations maintained that markets served to promote the well-being of ...
  38. Encountering Tragedy: Rousseau and the Project of Democratic Order.Steven Johnston - 1999 - Cornell University Press.
    Encountering Tragedy contests Rousseau's munificent ontological presumption, probes the necessary and disturbing fictions of the Founding and delineates the ...
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  39. Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy.Daniel Garber & Steven M. Nadler (eds.) - 2006 - Oxford University Press.
    Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy focuses on the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries--the extraordinary period of intellectual flourishing that begins, very roughly, with Descartes and his contemporaries and ends with Kant. It also publishes papers on thinkers or movements outside of that framework, provided they are important in illuminating early modern thought.
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  40. Francis Bacon: Discovery and the Art of Discourse.Lisa Jardine - 1974 - Cambridge University Press.
    Dr Jardine finds a unifying principle in Bacon's preoccupation with 'method', the evaluation and organisation of information as a procedure of investigation or ...
  41. The Chain of Becoming: The Philosophical Tale, the Novel, and a Neglected Realism of the Enlightenment: Swift, Montesquieu, Voltaire, Johnson, and Austen.Frederick M. Keener - 1983 - Columbia University Press.
  42. A Concise Companion to Feminist Theory.Mary Eagleton (ed.) - 2003 - Blackwell.
    A Concise Companion to Feminist Theory introduces readers to the broad scope of feminist theory over the past 35 years.
  43. Twentieth Century German Philosophy.Paul Gorner - 2000 - Oxford University Press.
    This book offers an historical and critical account of the important German philosophical movements and philosophers of the 20th century. In an accessible way, Gorner introduces the reader to a principal representative of each movement, laying out Husserl's phenomenology, Gadamar's hermeneutics, Habermas's critical theory, and Apel's pragmatics, and giving extensive treatment of Heideggar's multi-disciplinary work. Twentieth Century German Philosophy provides the general reader with an incisive discussion of these philosophers and philosophies against a background of the distinctive German tradition. This (...)
  44. Arguments and Fists: Political Agency and Justification in Liberal Theory.Mika LaVaque-Manty - 2002 - Routledge.
    Many theorists have addressed a central concern of current political theory by contending that the dithering intellectualism of left politics prevents genuine political action. Arguments and Fists confronts this concern by refuting these arguments, and reconciling philosophical debates with the realities of current activism. By looking at theorists such as Montesquieu, Kant, Rousseau, the book contradicts current academic debates and also goes against contemporary theory's image of the liberal political agent as a narrowly rational abstraction. Mika LaVaque-Manty also argues that (...)
  45. Philosophical Ethics.Stephen Darwall - 1998 - Westview Press.
    Why is ethics part of philosophy? Stephen Darwall's Philosophical Ethics introduces students to ethics from a distinctively philosophical perspective, one that weaves together central ethical questions such as "What has value?" and "What are our moral obligations?" with fundamental philosophical issues such as "What is value?" and "What can a moral obligation consist in?"With one eye on contemporary discussions and another on classical texts,Philosophical Ethics shows how Hobbes, Mill, Kant, Aristotle, and Nietzsche all did ethical philosophy how, for example, they (...)
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  46. The Question of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.Ernst Cassirer - 1954 - Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
  47. The Cambridge Companion to Hobbes.Tom Sorell (ed.) - 1996 - Cambridge University Press.
    It was as a political thinker that Thomas Hobbes first came to prominence, and it is as a political theorist that he is most studied today. Yet the range of his writings extends well beyond morals and politics. Hobbes had distinctive views in metaphysics and epistemology, and wrote about such subjects as history, law, and religion. He also produced full-scale treatises in physics, optics, and geometry. All of these areas are covered in this Companion, most in considerable detail. The volume (...)
  48. Why Does Language Matter to Philosophy?Ian Hacking - 1975 - Cambridge University Press.
    Many people find themselves dissatisfied with recent linguistic philosophy, and yet know that language has always mattered deeply to philosophy and must in some sense continue to do so. Ian Hacking considers here some dozen case studies in the history of philosophy to show the different ways in which language has been important, and the consequences for the development of the subject. There are chapters on, among others, Hobbes, Berkeley, Russell, Ayer, Wittgenstein, Chomsky, Feyerabend and Davidson. Dr Hacking ends by (...)
  49. Diderot's Chaotic Order.Lester G. Crocker - 1974 - [Princeton, N.J.]Princeton University Press.
  50. The Philosophy of Leibniz: Metaphysics and Language.Benson Mates - 1986 - 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.
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