Journal Presentations

John W. Yolton


Published in print January 1991 | ISBN: 9780198242741
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191680557 | DOI:
Journal Presentations

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This chapter surveys the discussion of British books, especially those that played a role in the British debate over materialism and immaterialism in the Bibliothèque raisonmée and the Bibliothèque britannique. The discussion of both journals is organized around two main topics: (1) books dealing with the nature of the soul and its relations to the body; and (2) various medical books analysing the physiology of the body, especially as that physiology relates to the correspondence between particular physiological events and mental processes or states.

Keywords: Locke; Bibliothèque raisonmée; Bibliothèque britannique; soul; body; medical books

Chapter.  9563 words. 

Subjects: History of Western Philosophy

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