A Companion to Rationalism

A Companion to Rationalism

by Alan Nelson

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A Companion to Rationalism by Alan Nelson

This book is a wide-ranging examination of rationalist thought in philosophy from ancient times to the present day.

  • Written by a superbly qualified cast of philosophers
  • Critically analyses the concept of rationalism
  • Focuses principally on the golden age of rationalism in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries
  • Also covers ancient rationalism, nineteenth-century rationalism, and rationalist themes in recent thought
  • Organised chronologically
  • Various philosophical methods and viewpoints are represented

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118394205
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/01/2012
Series: Blackwell Companions to Philosophy
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 528
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Alan Nelson is Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Irvine. He is a leading scholar of the great philosophical systems of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and has published widely on rationalism in the history of philosophy and in the philosophy of science.

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