A Companion to Early Modern Philosophy

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Steven Nadler
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Philosophy - 672 pages

A Companion to Early Modern Philosophy is a comprehensive guide to the most significant philosophers and philosophical concepts of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe.


  • Provides a comprehensive guide to all the important modern philosophers and modern philosophical movements.
  • Spans a wide range of philosophical areas and problems, including metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of science, ethics, political philosophy and aesthetics.
  • Written by leading scholars in the field.
  • Represents the most up-to-date research in the history of early modern philosophy.
  • Serves as an excellent supplement to primary readings.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
Part I The Seventeenth Century The Continent
5
Part II The Seventeenth Century Great Britain
281
Part III The Eighteenth Century Great Britain
423
Part IV The Eighteenth Century The Continent
543
Index
633
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About the author (2008)

Steven Nadler is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he is also the director of the Center for the Humanities. He is author of Arnauld and the Cartesian Philosophy of Ideas (1989), Malebranche and Ideas (1992), Spinoza: A Life (1999), and Spinoza's Heresy (2002).

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