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The Renaissance and 17th Century Rationalism

Routledge History of Philosophy Volume 4

Edited by Prof G H R Parkinson (Author), G.H.R. Parkinson

Routledge – 2003 – 480 pages

Series: Routledge History of Philosophy

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    978-0-415-30876-2
    May 15th 2003

Description

This fourth volume traces the history of Renaissance philosophy and seventeenth century rationalism, covering Descartes and the birth of modern philosophy.

Contents

1. The philosophy of the Italian Renaissance

2. Renaissance philosophy outside Italy

3. Science and mathematics from the Renaissance to Descartes

4. Francis Bacon and man's two-faced kingdom

5. Descares: methodology

6. Descartes: metaphysics and philosophy of mind

7. Seventeenth-century materialism: Gassendi and Hobbes

8. Spinoza: metaphysics and knowledge

9. The moral and political philosophy of Spinoza

10. Occasionalism

11. Leibniz: truth, knowledge and metaphysics

Author Bio

G.H.R. Parkinson is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, University of Reading. His numerous books include works on Spinoza, Leibniz, Wittgenstein, Lukács; he is also the General Editor of An Encyclopaedia of Philosophy (Routledge, 1988).

Name: The Renaissance and 17th Century Rationalism: Routledge History of Philosophy Volume 4 (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Prof G H R Parkinson (Author), G.H.R. Parkinson. This fourth volume traces the history of Renaissance philosophy and seventeenth century rationalism, covering Descartes and the birth of modern philosophy.
Categories: History of Philosophy, Medieval & Renaissance Philosophy, Modern Philosophy (16th Century-18th Century)