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Conclusion

Emily Thomas

in Absolute Time: Rifts in Early Modern British Metaphysics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198807933
eISBN:
9780191845727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807933.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This Conclusion draws the study to a close, and recounts its developmental theses. The first thesis is that the complexity of positions on time (and space) defended in early modern thought is hugely ... More


From Natural History to History of Nature: From Buffon to Kant and Herder (and Blumenbach)

John H. Zammito

in The Gestation of German Biology: Philosophy and Physiology from Stahl to Schelling

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226520797
eISBN:
9780226520827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520827.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The historicization of nature emerged across the eighteenth century first in the development of historical geology and then in the historicization of life forms. Fossils and their stratification and ... More


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