Enlightenment

    The Philosopher, the Priest, and the Painter: A Portrait of Descartes

    By Steven Nadler

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    In the Louvre museum hangs a portrait of a middle-aged man and he is dressed in the starched white collar and black coat of the typical Dutch burgher. The painting is now the iconic image of Ren Descartes, the great seventeenth-century French philosopher. This book offers an exploration of a...

    Descartes: An Analytic and Historical Introduction

    By Georges Dicker

    Paperback £23.57

    This new edition of Georges Dicker's commentary on Descartes's Meditations serves as an introduction to Descartes's philosophy for undergraduates and as a sophisticated companion to his Meditations for advanced readers, and it incorporates much recent Descartes scholarship.

    Adam Ferguson in the Scottish Enlightenment

    By Iain McDaniel

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    Unlike his contemporaries, who saw Europe's prosperity as confirmation of a utopian future, the Scottish Enlightenment philosopher Adam Ferguson saw a reminder of Rome's lesson that egalitarian democracy could become a self-undermining path to dictatorship. This is a major reassessment of a critic overshadowed today by David Hume and Adam...

    The Leibniz-De Volder Correspondence: With Selections from the Correspondence Between Leibniz and Johann Bernoulli

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    An edition of the eight-year correspondence 1698-1706 between Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz and Burcher de Volder, professor of philosophy and mathematics at Leiden University. Containing the surviving correspondence between Leibniz and De Volder, it also presents a selection from the letters between Leibniz and his friend Johann Bernoulli.

    What is Enlightenment?

    By Samuel Fleischacker

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    In this text, Samuel Fleischacker first explains and assesses Kant's philosophy of Enlightenment. He then considers critics of Kant's views - from Burke and Hegel to Horkheimer and Adorno - and figures he regards as having extended Kant's notion of Enlightenment, such as Feuerbach, Marx, Habermas, Foucault, and Rawls.

    Kant's Construction of Nature

    By Michael Friedman

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    This book develops a new reading of the Metaphysical Foundations and articulates an original perspective of Kant's critical philosophy as a whole.

    The Great Agnostic: Robert Ingersoll and American Freethought

    By Susan Jacoby

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    A biography that restores America's foremost nineteenth-century champion of reason and secularism to our still contested twenty-first-century public square

    Self-Evident Truths?: Human Rights and the Enlightenment (The Oxford Amnesty Lectures)

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    Based on the critically acclaimed Oxford Amnesty Lectures series, this is an important and timely reflection on human rights and the legacy of the Enlightenment.

    Agreeable Connexions: Scottish Enlightenment Links with France

    By Alexander Broadie

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    This book shows that the links with France stretch back deep into the Middle Ages, and continue without a break into the eighteenth century, the Age of Enlightenment.

    Essays on Kant

    By Henry E. Allison

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    This volume presents seventeen essays by one of the world's leading scholars on Kant. Henry E. Allison explores the nature of transcendental idealism, freedom of the will, and the concept of the purposiveness of nature. He places Kant's views in their historical context and explores their contemporary relevance to present...

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