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  1. Descartes

    Belief, Scepticism and Virtue

    By Richard Davies

    Series: Routledge Studies in Seventeenth Century Philosophy

    Descartes is often regarded as the founder of modern philosophy, and is credited with placing at centre stage the question of what we know and how we know it. Descartes: Belief, Scepticism and Virtue seeks to reinsert his work and thought in its contemporary ethical and theological context. Richard...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Descartes and Method

    A Search for a Method in Meditations

    By Clarence A. Bonnen, Daniel E. Flage

    Series: Routledge Studies in Seventeenth Century Philosophy

    Rene Descartes credited his success in philosophy, mathematics, and physics to the discovery of a universal method of inquiry, but he provided no systematic description of his method. Descartes and Method carefully examines Descartes' scattered remarks on his application and puts forward a...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Pierre Bayle's Cartesian Metaphysics

    Rediscovering Early Modern Philosophy

    By Todd Ryan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Seventeenth Century Philosophy

    In his magnum opus, the Historical and Critical Dictionary, Pierre Bayle offered a series of brilliant criticisms of the major philosophical and theological systems of the 17th Century. Although officially skeptical concerning the attempt to provide a definitive account of the truths of metaphysics...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Receptions of Descartes

    Cartesianism and Anti-Cartesianism in Early Modern Europe

    Edited by Tad M. Schmaltz

    Series: Routledge Studies in Seventeenth Century Philosophy

    Receptions of Descartes is a collection of work by an international group of authors that focuses on the various ways in which Descartes was interpreted, defended and criticized in early modern Europe. The book is divided into five sections, the first four of which focus on Descartes' reception in...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Insiders and Outsiders in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

    Edited by G.A.J. Rogers, Tom Sorell, Jill Kraye

    Series: Routledge Studies in Seventeenth Century Philosophy

    Seventeenth-century philosophy scholars come together in this volume to address the Insiders--Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Locke, and Hobbes--and Outsiders--Pierre Gassendi, Kenelm Digby, Theophilus Gale, Ralph Cudworth and Nicholas Malebranche--of the philosocial canon, and the ways in which...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Nominalism and Constructivism in Seventeenth-Century Mathematical Philosophy

    By David Sepkoski

    Series: Routledge Studies in Seventeenth Century Philosophy

    What was the basis for the adoption of mathematics as the primary mode of discourse for describing natural events by a large segment of the philosophical community in the seventeenth century? In answering this question, this book demonstrates that a significant group of philosophers shared the...

    Published June 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Philosophy of Robert Boyle

    By Peter Anstey

    Series: Routledge Studies in Seventeenth Century Philosophy

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 28th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Descartes' Natural Philosophy

    Edited by Stephen Gaukroger, John Schuster, John Sutton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Seventeenth Century Philosophy

    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...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Soft Underbelly of Reason

    The Passions in the Seventeenth Century

    Edited by Stephen Gaukroger

    Series: Routledge Studies in Seventeenth Century Philosophy

    Each of the essays in this collection, written by the most respected academics in their fields, provides both an insightful and valuable understanding on the different views of the passions in the Seventeenth Century....

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Material Falsity and Error in Descartes' Meditations

    By Cecilia Wee

    Series: Routledge Studies in Seventeenth Century Philosophy

    Material Falsity and Error in Descartes’s Meditations approaches Descartes’s Meditations as an intellectual journey, wherein Descartes’s views develop and change as he makes new discoveries about self, God and matter. The first book to focus closely on Descartes’s notion of material falsity, it...

    Published May 9th 2011 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Locke and Leibniz on Substance
    Edited by Paul Lodge, Tom Stoneham
    To Be Published January 18th 2015

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