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Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy Volume VI

Daniel Garber and Donald Rutherford (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199659593
eISBN:
9780191745218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659593.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy is an annual series, presenting a selection of the best current work in the history of early modern philosophy. It focuses on the seventeenth and eighteenth ... More


Faith in Life: John Dewey's Early Philosophy

Donald J. Morse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234707
eISBN:
9780823240760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234707.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This book considers John Dewey's early philosophy on its own terms and aims to explicate its key ideas. It does so through the fullest treatment to date of his youthful masterwork, the Psychology. ... More


Spinoza's Heresy: Immortality and the Jewish Mind

Steven Nadler

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247073
eISBN:
9780191598074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247072.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This is a study of the reasons behind Spinoza's excommunication from the Portuguese–Jewish community of Amsterdam in 1656. The central question in the book is how and why did the issue of the ... More


Introduction

Benjamin Hill

in The Philosophy of Francisco Suárez

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583645
eISBN:
9780191738456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583645.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This introduction argues for the importance of Suárez’s philosophy for historians of medieval philosophy as well as historians of early modern philosophy. It also provides synopses of each of the ... More


Wittgenstein's “Great Debt” To Frege: Biographical Traces and Philosophical Themes

Erich H. Reck

in From Frege to Wittgenstein: Perspectives on Early Analytic Philosophy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195133264
eISBN:
9780199833580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195133269.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

It is well known that Frege and his writings were an important influence on Wittgenstein. There is no agreement, however, on the nature and scope of this influence. In this paper, I clarify the ... More


Retrospect

Yulia Ustinova

in Caves and the Ancient Greek Mind: Descending Underground in the Search for Ultimate Truth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199548569
eISBN:
9780191720840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548569.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The Retrospect draws together the major themes explored in the book, focusing on the modalities common to prophecy, early philosophy, and mystery cults. It offers new integrative interpretations of ... More


Descartes and Leibniz as Readers of Suárez: Theory of Distinctions and Principle of Individuation

Roger Ariew

in The Philosophy of Francisco Suárez

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583645
eISBN:
9780191738456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583645.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This essay explores the reception and used of Suárez’s philosophy by two canonical early modern philosophers, René Descartes and Gottfried Leibniz. It is argued that Descartes’ theory of distinctions ... More


One Wittgenstein?

Steven Gerrard

in From Frege to Wittgenstein: Perspectives on Early Analytic Philosophy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195133264
eISBN:
9780199833580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195133269.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In this paper I argue, contrary to the traditional interpretation, that dividing Wittgenstein's career into “The Early Wittgenstein” and “The Later Wittgenstein” is a serious distortion. The main ... More


Future Pasts: The Analytic Tradition in Twentieth Century Philosophy

Juliet Floyd and Sanford Shieh (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139167
eISBN:
9780199833214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513916X.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Among contemporary philosophers there is a growing interest in recounting the history of philosophy in the twentieth century. Those who discuss what is more or less loosely called “analytic ... More


Emotion and Cognitive Life in Medieval and Early Modern Philosophy

Martin Pickavé and Lisa Shapiro (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199579914
eISBN:
9780191745959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579914.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This volume has three aims. First, historians of philosophy have typically focused on the discussions of the moral relevance of emotions, and with the exception of scholars of ancient philosophy, ... More


Truth Before Tarski: After Sluga, after Ricketts, after Geach, after Goldfarb, Hylton, Floyd, and Van Heijenoort

Cora Diamond

in From Frege to Wittgenstein: Perspectives on Early Analytic Philosophy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195133264
eISBN:
9780199833580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195133269.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

I start from Hans Sluga's paper “Truth before Tarski”, in which he argues that the establishing of Tarski's approach to truth brought loss as well as gain to analytic philosophy: what was lost was ... More


The Guide of the Perplexed in Early Modern Philosophy and Spinoza

Steven Nadler

in Maimonides' "Guide of the Perplexed" in Translation: A History from the Thirteenth Century to the Twentieth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226457635
eISBN:
9780226627878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226627878.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter first considers the familiarity with — and, to some degree, the influence of — Maimonides by central early modern philosophers: Malebranche, Bayle, Leibniz, and Newton, and especially ... More


Introduction

Martin Pickavé and Lisa Shapiro

in Emotion and Cognitive Life in Medieval and Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199579914
eISBN:
9780191745959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579914.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In this introduction, the editors of the volume provide an overview of the volume, drawing out the major themes unifying the thirteen essays of the volume: the place of emotions within the human ... More


Wittgenstein's Understanding of Frege: The Pre‐Tractarian Evidence

Warren Goldfarb

in From Frege to Wittgenstein: Perspectives on Early Analytic Philosophy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195133264
eISBN:
9780199833580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195133269.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Frege and Russell were the most significant influences on the young Wittgenstein, but the relative weight of their impacts is less clear. Some interpreters (Geach, Diamond, Ricketts) have claimed for ... More


Aristotle's Metaphysics Alpha: Symposium Aristotelicum

Oliver Primavesi

Carlos Steel (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199639984
eISBN:
9780191743337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639984.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

he volumes of the “Symposium Aristotelicum” have become in the last fifty years the obligatory reference works for all studies on Aristotle. In this 18th volume a distinguished group of scholars ... More


Philosophy and Its History: Aims and Methods in the Study of Early Modern Philosophy

Mogens Laerke, Justin E. H. Smith, and Eric Schliesser (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199857142
eISBN:
9780199345427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199857142.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Almost all philosophers agree that one cannot be properly trained in current philosophy without knowing something of the historical development of the discipline. Beyond acknowledging this ... More


Prologue

Frederic R. Kellogg

in Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. and Legal Logic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226523903
eISBN:
9780226524061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226524061.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter follows Holmes's readings and discussions after returning to Boston in 1864 from the Union Army. Francis Bacon’s empiricism had guided English scientific progress before the American ... More


Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy, Volume VIII

Daniel Garber and Donald Rutherford (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198829294
eISBN:
9780191867880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829294.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy is an annual series, presenting a selection of the best current work in the history of early modern philosophy. It focuses on the seventeenth and eighteenth ... More


Backgrounds of Schopenhauer as Educator

Laurence Lampert

in What a Philosopher Is: Becoming Nietzsche

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226488110
eISBN:
9780226488257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226488257.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Nietzsche’s “foreword” to Schopenhauer as Educator consists of one long sentence in the Foreword to Things Human All Too Human Vol. 2. That sentence emphasizes an all-important fact: Nietzsche was ... More


Calling Philosophers Names: On the Origin of a Discipline

Christopher Moore

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691195056
eISBN:
9780691197425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195056.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book provides a fresh account of the origins of the term philosophos or “philosopher” in ancient Greece. Tracing the evolution of the word's meaning over its first two centuries, the book shows ... More


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