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Routledge Companion to Seventeenth Century Philosophy (Hardcover) (Dan Kaufman)

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The Routledge Companion to Seventeenth Century Philosophy is an outstanding survey of one of the most important eras in the history of Western philosophy - one which witnessed philosophical, scientific, religious and social change on a massive scale.

A team of twenty international contributors provide students and scholars of philosophy and related disciplines with a detailed and accessible guide to seventeenth century philosophy. The Companion is divided into seven parts:

  • Historical Context
  • Metaphysics
  • Epistemology
  • Mind and Language
  • Moral and Political Philosophy
  • Natural Philosophy and the Material World
  • Philosophical Theology.

Major topics and themes are explored and discussed, including the scholastic context that shaped philosophy of the period, free will, skepticism, logic, mind-body problems, consciousness, arguments for the existence of God, and the problem of evil. As such The Routledge Companion to Seventeenth Century Philosophy is essential reading for all students of the period, both in philosophy and related disciplines such as literature, history, politics, and religious studies.

The Seventeenth century is one of the most important periods in the history of Western philosophy, witnessing philosophical, scientific, religious and social change on a massive scale. In spite of this, there are remarkably few comprehensive, single volume surveys of the period as a whole.

The Routledge Companion to Seventeenth Century Philosophy is an outstanding and comprehensive survey of this momentous period, covering the major thinkers, topics and movements in Seventeenth century philosophy. It is divided into seven parts:

  • Historical Context
  • Metaphysics
  • Epistemology
  • Mind and Language
  • Moral and Political Philosophy
  • Natural Philosophy and Mathematics
  • Philosophical Theology.

An outstanding team of international contributors provide students and scholars of philosophy and related disciplines with a superb guide to Seventeenth century philosophy. Additional features include annotated further reading at the end of each chapter and biographical entries on the most important philosophers.

Number of Pages: 591
Genre: Philosophy
Sub-Genre: History + Surveys / Modern
Series Title: Routledge Philosophy Companions
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Dan Kaufman
Language: English
Street Date: September 5, 2017
TCIN: 18849107
UPC: 9780415775670
Item Number (DPCI): 247-48-2364
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