Enlightenment

    John Locke: The Philosopher as Christian Virtuoso

    By Victor Nuovo

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    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...

    Infidel and the Professor

    By Dennis C. Rasmussen

    Hardback £16.86

    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...

    Thinking with Rousseau

    Hardback £65.84

    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'.

    Voltaire: A Very Short Introduction

    By Nicholas Cronk

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    This Very Short Introduction examines Voltaire's 1694-1778 remarkable life and career. Exploring his most important writings, the impact his work had on our understanding of the European Enlightenment, and his status as a literary celebrity at the time, Nicholas Cronk considers his continued relevance in literature, politics, and philosophy.

    Does History Make Sense?

    By Terry Pinkard

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    Hegel's philosophy of history which most critics view as a theory of inevitable progress toward modern European civilization is widely regarded as a failure today. Terry Pinkard's spirited defense of the Hegelian view, based on a subtle understanding of human subjectivity, will play a central role in contemporary reevaluations of...

    The Art of Philosophy: Visual Thinking in Europe from the Late Renaissance to the Early Enlightenment

    By Susanna C. Berger

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    The first book to explore the role of images in philosophical thought and teaching in the early modern period Delving into the intersections between artistic images and philosophical knowledge in Europe from the late sixteenth to the early eighteenth centuries, The Art of Philosophy shows that the making and study...

    Hegel on the Proofs and the Personhood of God: Studies in Hegel\'s Logic and Philosophy of Religion

    By Robert R. Williams

    Hardback £59.66

    This work considers the question of the personhood of God in Hegel. The first part examines Hegel's critique of Kant, focusing on and replying to Kant's attack on the theological proofs. The second part then explores the issue of divine personhood.

    Rousseau and German Idealism

    By David James

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    This book provides a systematic account of Rousseau's significance in relation to Kant's, Fichte's and Hegel's views on freedom, dependence and necessity. It offers valuable insight to all those studying eighteenth-century philosophy, German idealism and the history of ideas.

    Second Treatise of Government and A Letter Concerning Tolera

    By John Locke

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Locke's Second Treatise is a classic of political philosophy. It helped entrench ideas of a social contract, human rights, and consent as guiding principles for modern Western democracy. His Letter calls for religious tolerance and separation of church and state. This edition offers an essential guide to these two foundational...

    Excerpt from the Doctrine of Reason

    By Georg Friedrich Meier

    Hardback £98.46

    First published in 1752, Excerpt from the Doctrine of Reason [Auszug aus der Vernunftlehre] was written as a textbook and widely adopted by many 18th-century German instructors, but most notably by Immanuel Kant. For forty years Kant used the Excerpts as the basis of his lectures on logic making extensive...

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