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Learning from Six Philosophers Volume 2

Jonathan Bennett

Published in print February 2001 | ISBN: 9780198250920
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191597060 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198250924.001.0001

Series: Learning from Six Philosophers (2 Volumes)

Learning from Six Philosophers Volume 2

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This book presents and analyses the most important parts of the philosophical works of Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Locke, Berkeley, and Hume. Volume 1: the shift from Aristotelian to Cartesian physics; Descartes on matter and space, on causation, and on certainty; Descartes and Spinoza on matter and mind, and on desire; Leibniz's metaphysics (monads) and physics, his theory of animals. Volume 2: Locke on ideas, on necessity, on essences, on substance, on secondary qualities, on personal identity; Descartes on modality; Berkeley's epistemology and metaphysics; Hume on ideas, on belief, on causation, on bodies, on reason; Hume and Leibniz on personal identity.

Keywords: Aristotle; Berkeley; Descartes; empiricism; epistemology; history of philosophy; Hume; Leibniz; Locke; metaphysics; philosophy of science; rationalism; Spinoza

Book.  396 pages. 

Subjects: History of Western Philosophy

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