Blindness and Enlightenment: An Essay: With a New Translation of Diderot\'s \'Letter on the Blind\' and La Mothe Le Vayer\'s \'Of a Man Born Blind\'

    By Kate E. Tunstall

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    Diderot was the founder and editor of the "Encyclopedie", a novelist, a philosopher and an active proponent of democratic ideals. His "Letter on the Blind for Use by the Sighted" is essential reading for those who are interested in Enlightenment philosophy. This title presents a reading and translation of Diderot's...

    Pocket Philosophical Dictionary

    By Voltaire

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    Voltaire's Pocket Philosophical Dictionary is a major work of the European Enlightenment. It consists of a series of short essays, arranged alphabetically, whose unifying thread is an attack on religious and political intolerance. Highly entertaining, its concern with intolerance and its consequences is still relevant today.

    John Locke and Natural Philosophy

    By Peter R. Anstey

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    Peter Anstey presents an innovative study of John Locke's views on the method and content of natural philosophy - the study of the natural world. He argues that Locke was an advocate of the Experimental Philosophy: the new approach to natural philosophy championed by the scientists of the Royal Society...

    Spinoza on Human Freedom: Reason, Autonomy and the Good Life

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    Focuses on Spinoza's theories regarding human freedom, how it is obtained, and also an interpretation of his ethics.

    Projection and Realism in Hume\'s Philosophy

    By J.E. Kail

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    Hume is held to have taught that causal power and self are projections, that God is a projection of our fear, and that value is a projection of sentiment. In Projection and Realism in Hume's Philosophy, P. J. E. Kail provides a fresh interpretation of this metaphor and uses it...

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    By Julian Young

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    Julian Young provides the most comprehensive biography available of the life and philosophy of the nineteenth-century German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche.

    History and the Enlightenment

    By Hugh Trevor-Roper

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    Essay on Transcendental Philosophy

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    Salomon Maimon was one of the most important and influential Jewish intellectuals of the Enlightenment. This translation of his principal work, "Essay on Transcendental Philosophy", expresses Maimon's response to the revolution in philosophy wrought by Kant's "Critique of Pure Reason".

    Locke: A Guide for the Perplexed

    By Patricia Sheridan

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    John Locke is a clear and lucid writer who wrote on many subjects and founded many new schools of thought. This title presents a concise and coherent overview of Locke. It is suitable for second- or third-year undergraduates who require more than just a simple introduction to his work and...

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    By Jennifer K. Uleman

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    Explores the basis of Kant's anti-naturalist, secular, humanist vision of human flourishing, presented in an accessible and engaging way.

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