Modern Philosophy: The Seventeenth And Eighteenth Centuries

Modern Philosophy: The Seventeenth And Eighteenth Centuries

Modern Philosophy is an exploration of the information of six significant thinkers from Descartes to Hume. It takes a clean and fascinating examine the typical issues that dominate this era, in addition to studying the diversities within the paintings of the six philosophers.

Through brilliant and witty prose, Richard Francks skilfully provides principles that experience proficient the improvement of philosophy as we all know it, and which current a problem to ideals and attitudes that almost all folks now proportion. during this paintings we discover the resource of contemporary philosophical inquiry - questions resembling the lifestyles of God, the brain and physique challenge, the belief of self, and the lifestyles of the area had their start in those texts - in addition to broader questions on political and social philosophy.

Thinkers discussed:

Rene Descartes
Baruch Spinoza
Gottfried Willhelm Leibniz
John Locke
George Berkeley
David Hume

This can be perfect for anyone coming to the information of those philosophers for the 1st time.

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