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This book engages new research into Kant and his philosophy of religion, addresses the lack of analytic voices in these discussions, and puts forward informed perspectives on the significance of Kant's claims about natural, philosophical, and revealed theology. Topics discussed include life after death, redemption, miracles, divine action, and God's...
By Mark Textor
Mark Textor presents a critical study of the work of one of the most important thinkers of the 19th century. How is the mental distinct from the physical? What must awareness of seeing, hearing, etc. be like to be infallible? What does the unity of a conscious mental life consist...
By Victor Nuovo
Victor Nuovo represents the philosophical thought of John Locke as the work of a Christian virtuoso: an empirical natural philosopher, who was also a practising Christian. Locke believed that the two vocations were not only compatible, but mutually sustaining, and he aspired to unite them in producing a system of...
Explores the roles of habit and reflection in Hegel's account of subjective freedom in an objectively rational social order, drawing connections between different parts of Hegel's system and engaging with his Philosophy of Right and Phenomenology of Spirit. This book will interest political philosophers and historians of philosophy.
Including three new chapters and an updated bibliography, this second edition is a crucial reference tool for the classical period of German philosophy. Systematically organized, and examining the roles of major and less well-known figures, this volume will be important for scholars and students of European philosophy at all levels.
The story of the greatest of all philosophical friendships--and how it influenced modern thought David Hume is widely regarded as the most important philosopher ever to write in English, but during his lifetime he was attacked as "the Great Infidel" for his skeptical religious views and deemed unfit to teach...
By Paul Formosa
Presents an original and intuitive reading of Kantian ethics as an ethics of dignity, covering topics including agency, autonomy, moral development, vulnerability and virtue. This book will appeal to scholars and students of Kant's ethical, moral, legal and political philosophies.
Through a detailed study of Herder's Enlightenment contribution, especially his philosophy of literature, this book offers a new reading of the origins and challenges of modern hermeneutics. The book will appeal to students of eighteenth-century thought and to scholars working in the fields of hermeneutics, aesthetics, and European philosophy.
The fourteen original essays in this volume explore Kant's writings on the mind, covering such topics as intuition, imagination, inner sense, self-consciousness, and the will. These are central to any understanding of Kant's critical philosophy and of continuing relevance to contemporary debates.
Although indisputably one of the most important thinkers in the Western intellectual tradition, Rousseau's actual place in that tradition, and the legacy of his thought, remains hotly disputed. This volume reconsiders Rousseau's contribution through a series of essays exploring the relationship between Rousseau and other 'great thinkers'.