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  1. 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 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 13th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 April 6th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 29th 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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 11th 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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 11th 2011 by Routledge

  8. 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 10th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Vanishing Matter and the Laws of Motion

    Descartes and Beyond

    Edited by Peter Anstey, Dana Jalobeanu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Seventeenth Century Philosophy

    This volume explores the themes of vanishing matter, matter and the laws of nature, the qualities of matter, and the diversity of the debates about matter in the early modern period. Chapters are unified by a number of interlocking themes which together enable some of the broader contours of the...

    Published December 9th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Leibniz's Final System

    Monads, Matter, and Animals

    By Glenn A. Hartz

    Series: Routledge Studies in Seventeenth Century Philosophy

    Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz was one of the central figures of seventeenth-century philosophy, and a huge intellectual figure in his age. This book from Glenn A. Hartz (editor of the influential Leibniz Review) is an advanced study of Leibniz's metaphysics. Hartz analyzes a very complicated topic,...

    Published December 9th 2010 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Descartes: Belief, Scepticism and Virtue
    By Richard Davies
    To Be Published August 15th 2014
  2. Descartes and Method: A Search for a Method in Meditations
    By Clarence A. Bonnen, Daniel E. Flage
    To Be Published August 15th 2014
  3. Locke and Leibniz on Substance
    Edited by Paul Lodge, Tom Stoneham
    To Be Published December 1st 2014

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