Metaphysics and Philosophy of Science in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries: Essays in honour of Gerd Buchdahl

Metaphysics and Philosophy of Science in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries: Essays in honour of Gerd Buchdahl

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ISBN-13: 9789401078467
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/17/2011
Series: Western Ontario Series in Philosophy of Science , #43
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1988
Pages: 364
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Gerd Buchdahl: Biographical and Bibliographical.- Gerd Buchdahl: A Tribute.- Nature and Science in the Renaissance.- Galileo and the Jesuits.- Descartes and the Rosicrucian Enlightenment.- Descartes’ Conception of Inference.- The Demarcation between Metaphysics and Other Disciplines in the Thought of Leibniz.- Leibniz and Occasionalism.- Vico’s Heroic Metaphor.- Dynamics and Intelligibility: Bernoulli and MacLaurin.- Sensible and Intelligible Worlds in Leibniz and Kant.- Transcendental Reasoning and the Indeterminacy of the Human Point of View.- Buchdahl and Rorty on Kant and the History of Philosophy.- The Early Reception of Kant’s Metaphysical Foundations of Natural Science.- The Enlightenment and the Chemical Revolution.- The Significance of Schelling’s “Epoch of a Wholly New Natural History”: An Essay on the Realization of Questions.- Notes on the Contributors.

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