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Introduction

Steven Nadler

in Occasionalism: Causation Among the Cartesians

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780198250081
eISBN:
9780191712586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250081.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This introduction is a summary of the themes of this book, which is a collection of previously published essays on the problem of causation in seventeenth-century philosophy. In particular, these ... More


Introduction: The Passions and Philosophy

Susan James

in Passion and Action: The Emotions in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250135
eISBN:
9780191597794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250134.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This introductory chapter surveys some of the central themes that shaped seventeenth‐century discussions of the role of the passions in body and mind, and in reasoning and action, with which the book ... More


The Philosophy of Francisco Suárez

Benjamin Hill and Henrik Lagerlund (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583645
eISBN:
9780191738456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583645.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

During the seventeenth century the Iberian Jesuit Francisco Suárez was considered one of the greatest philosophers of the age. He was the last great Scholastic thinker and profoundly influenced the ... More


Scholasticism of the Baroque Era

Daniel D. Novotný

in Ens rationis from Suárez to Caramuel: A Study in Scholasticism of the Baroque Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823244768
eISBN:
9780823252695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244768.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter briefly discusses the broader historical context of the texts analyzed in this book. Although the chapter provides some information on Baroque scholastic culture, which these texts ... More


Divine Machines: Leibniz and the Sciences of Life

Justin E. H. Smith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141787
eISBN:
9781400838721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141787.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Though it did not yet exist as a discrete field of scientific inquiry, biology was at the heart of many of the most important debates in seventeenth-century philosophy. Nowhere is this more apparent ... More


Introduction: Seventeenth-Century Scottish Philosophers and their Universities

Alexander Broadie

in History of Universities: Volume XXIX / 2

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198803621
eISBN:
9780191842023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198803621.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This introductory chapter discusses the development of Scottish Philosophy during the seventeenth century. It lays out the groundwork for an exploration of the impact of seventeenth-century Scottish ... More


Early Modern French Thought: The Age of Suspicion

Michael Moriarty

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261468
eISBN:
9780191718649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261468.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book is an examination of three major French thinkers of the 17th-century — Descartes, Pascal, and Malebranche — of whom the latter two are comparatively little studied in the English-speaking ... More


History of Universities: Volume XXIX / 2

Mordechai Feingold and Alexander Broadie (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198803621
eISBN:
9780191842023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198803621.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This latest volume in the series of titles on the history of universities contains a mix of learned chapters and book reviews which makes this publication a useful tool for the historian of higher ... More


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