Contemporary Perspectives on Early Modern Philosophy: Essays in Honor of Vere Chappell / Edition 1

Contemporary Perspectives on Early Modern Philosophy: Essays in Honor of Vere Chappell / Edition 1

by Paul Hoffman
     
 

ISBN-10: 1551116626

ISBN-13: 9781551116624

Pub. Date: 02/19/2008

Publisher: Broadview Press

Contemporary Perspectives on Early Modern Philosophy is a collection of essays dedicated to Vere Chappell, one of the most respected scholars in the field of early modern philosophy. Seventeen distinguished scholars have contributed essays to this collection on topics including dualism, identity and essence, causation, theodicy, free will, perception,

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Contemporary Perspectives on Early Modern Philosophy is a collection of essays dedicated to Vere Chappell, one of the most respected scholars in the field of early modern philosophy. Seventeen distinguished scholars have contributed essays to this collection on topics including dualism, identity and essence, causation, theodicy, free will, perception, abstraction, and the moral law.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781551116624
Publisher:
Broadview Press
Publication date:
02/19/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
366
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

  1. Gary Matthews
    • Descartes’s Fourth Meditation as Theodicy
  2. Lisa Shapiro
    • “Turn My Will in Completely the Opposite Direction”: Radical Doubt and Descartes’s Account of Free Will
  3. Marleen Rozemond
    • Descartes’s Ontology of the Eternal Truths
  4. Thomas M. Lennon
    • The Significance of Descartes’s Objection of Objections
  5. Alison Simmons
    • Guarding the Body: A Cartesian Phenomenology of Perception
  6. John Carriero
    • Substance and Ends in Leibniz
  7. G.A.J. Rogers
    • Locke and the Creation of the Essay
  8. Nicholas Jolley
    • Lockean Abstractionism Versus Cartesian Nativism
  9. Edwin McCann
    • Identity, Essentialism, and the Substance of Body in Locke
  10. Dan Kaufman
    • The Resurrection of the Same Body and the Ontological Status of Organisms: What Locke Should Have (and Could Have) Told Stillingfleet
  11. Michael Jacovides
    • Lockean Fluids
  12. Kenneth P. Winkler
    • Locke’s Defense of Mathematical Physics
  13. Martha Brandt Bolton
    • Intellectual Virtue and Moral Law in Locke’s Ethics
  14. Margaret Atherton
    • What Have We Learned When We Learn to See?: Lessons Learned from the Theory of Vision Vindicated
  15. Janet Broughton
    • Hume’s Explanation of Causal Inference
  16. Stephen Voss
    • A Critique of Kantian Sensibility
  17. Paul Guyer
    • Object, Self, and Cause: Kant’s Answers to Hume

Index

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