The Spirit of Modern Philosophy

The Spirit of Modern Philosophy

by Josiah Royce, Royce
     
 

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A unique and honored figure in American intellectual history, Josiah Royce stands out as a master of many disciplines who made significant contributions to mathematical logic, psychology, social ethics, literary criticism, and history as well as metaphysics. These thirteen lectures elucidate his early philosophical idealism and explore the historical framework of

Overview

A unique and honored figure in American intellectual history, Josiah Royce stands out as a master of many disciplines who made significant contributions to mathematical logic, psychology, social ethics, literary criticism, and history as well as metaphysics. These thirteen lectures elucidate his early philosophical idealism and explore the historical framework of his doctrine.
Spanning three centuries of the speculative concerns of philosophy, Royce discusses the theories of Descartes, Spinoza, Kant, Fichte, Hegel, Schopenhauer, and other important thinkers. A lucid and readable text, this volume provides students and other readers with scholarly views of the important developments in modern philosophy from the 1600s to the dawn of the twentieth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486244327
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
02/01/1983
Pages:
519
Product dimensions:
5.37(w) x 8.44(h) x 1.09(d)

Meet the Author

Josiah Royce (1855–1916) has been hailed as America's foremost representative of the classic tradition of philosophical idealism. His significant contributions to mathematical logic, psychology, social ethics, literary criticism, and metaphysics further contributed to the development of his own philosophical doctrine.

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