Routledge Philosophy Guidebook To Locke On Human Understanding

Author: Jonathan Lowe
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415100909
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Locke is the most important figure in the history of English philosophy. In his Essay Concerning Human Understanding, he stressed the importance of experience for knowledge and the critical role of the philosopher.

Routledge Philosophy Guidebook To Berkeley And The Principles Of Human Knowledge

Author: Robert Fogelin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134532733
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George Berkeley is one of the most prominent philosophers of the eighteenth century. His Principles of Human Knowledge has become a focal point in the understanding of empiricist thought and the development of eighteenth century philosophy. This volume introduces and assesses: * Berkeley's life and the background to the Principles * The ideas and text in the Principles * Berkeley's continuing importance to philosophy.

Routledge Philosophy Guidebook To Locke On Government

Author: David Lloyd Thomas
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134866771
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John Locke is one of the most important figures in the history of political thought. His Second Treatise on Government was one of the most significant political statements of its time and provides the foundations of liberal political thought. His views on the social contract, political obligation, rebellion, revolution and property remain strikingly relevant today. Locke on Government introduces and assesses: * Locke's life and the background to the Second Treatise on Government *The text and ideas of the Second Treatise *The continuing importance of Locke's work to philosophy For student's coming to Locke for the first time, Locke on Government will be an invaluable guide to his political thought.

Routledge Philosophy Guidebook To Leibniz And The Monadology

Author: Anthony Savile
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134696116
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Leibniz is a major figure in western philosophy and, with Descartes and Spinoza, one of the most influential philosophers of the Rationalist School. The Monadology is his most famous work and one of the most important works of modern philosophy. Leibniz and the Monadology introduces and assesses: *Leibniz's life and the background to the Monadology *the ideas and text of the Monadology*Leibniz's continuing importance to philosophy Leibniz and the Monadology is ideal for anyone coming to Leibniz for the first time. It also includes the text of the Monadology, specially translated for this GuideBook by Anthony Savile.

The Routledge Guidebook To Locke S Essay Concerning Human Understanding

Author: E. J. Lowe
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415664772
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John Locke is widely acknowledged as the most important figure in the history of English philosophy and An Essay Concerning Human Understanding is his greatest intellectual work, emphasising the importance of experience for the formation of knowledge. The Routledge Guidebook to Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding introduces the major themes of Locke's great book and serves as a companion to this key work, examining: The context of Locke's work and the background to his writing Each part of the text in relation to its goals, meaning and impact The reception of the book when it was first seen by the world The relevance of Locke's work to philosophy today, its legacy and influence With further reading suggested throughout, this text follows Locke's original work closely, making it essential reading for all students of philosophy, and all those wishing to get to grips with this classic work.

Locke

Author: E. Jonathan Lowe
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415283489
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In this introduction to Locke's thought, E.J. Lowe covers all the major aspects of his philosophy. Lowe concentrates on introducing and assessing Locke in a contemporary philosophical setting, & explains why he remains so important today.

Routledge Philosophy Guidebook To Descartes And The Meditations

Author: Gary Carl Hatfield
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415111928
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Rene Descartes is generally accepted as the "father of modern philosophy", and his Meditations is perhaps the most famous philosophical text ever written. In this Routledge Philosophy GuideBook, Gary Hatfield guides the reader through the text of the Meditations, providing commentary and analysis throughout. He assesses Descartes' importance in the history of philosophy and his continuing relevance to contemporary thought. Descartes and the Meditations will be essential reading for all students of philosophy, and for anyone coming to Descartes for the first time.

Problems From Locke

Author: John Leslie Mackie
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
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The Routledge Guidebook To Hobbes Leviathan

Author: Glen Newey
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317704665
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Hobbes is widely regarded as one of the most important figures in the history of ideas and political thought, and his seminal text Leviathan is widely recognised as one of the greatest works of political philosophy ever written. The Routledge Guidebook to Hobbes’ Leviathan introduces the major themes in Hobbes’ great book and acts as a companion for reading this key work, examining: The context of Hobbes’ work and the background to his writing Each separate part of the text in relation to its goals, meanings and impact The reception the book received when first seen by the world The relevance of Hobbes’ work to modern philosophy, it’s legacy and influence With further reading included throughout, this text follows Hobbes’ original work closely, making it essential reading for all students of philosophy and politics, and all those wishing to get to grips with this classic work.

An Introduction To The Philosophy Of Mind

Author: E. J. Lowe
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521654289
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A lucid and wide-ranging 2000 introduction suitable for readers with a basic grounding in philosophy.