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Pierre Gassendi and the Birth of Early Modern Philosophy


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Oktober 2006

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A comprehensive treatment of the seventeenth-century philosopher Pierre Gassendi.


Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction; 1. Gassendi's life and times; 2. Gassendi's philosophical opponents; 3. Skepticism, perception and the truth of the appearances; 4. Cognition, knowledge and the theory of signs; 5. Space and time; 6. Atoms and causes; 7. Bodies and motion; 8. Generation, life and the corporeal soul; 9. The metaphysics of body; 10. Faith, reason and the immaterial soul.

Portrait

Antonia LoLordo is Assistant Professor in the Corcoran Department of Philosophy at the University of Virginia.

Pressestimmen

Review of the hardback: 'This is a sympathetic and engaging account of a thinker who, like many philosophical midwives of the modern age, still has much to teach us.' Times Higher Education Supplement
EAN: 9780521866132
ISBN: 0521866138
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2006
Seitenanzahl: 283 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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