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Philosophers Speak for Themselves : Berkeley, Hume and Kant v. 4 - Thomas Vernor Smith

Philosophers Speak for Themselves

Berkeley, Hume and Kant v. 4

By: Thomas Vernor Smith (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st January 1940
ISBN: 9780226764825
Number Of Pages: 384

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The philosophic search for truth has been evident in all ages and among all peoples. The developments of each generation require new philosophies and the recasting of old ones. The eighteenth century was no exception, and the scientific advances of the times brought about many innovations in philosophic thought. At a time when scientists were reducing certain phenomena of the natural world to expressions of a few simple mathematical laws, men such as Berkeley, Hume, and Kant were trying to discover how far and on what basis human reason could be applied with similar success in other fields. The selections in this book, preceded by short biographical sketches, document this philosophic search. "The selections are liberal and well chosen, indeed only an examination of the table of contents will give an adequate idea of the value of this volume. . . . How better can one become a modern thinker than by reading and studying at first hand the writings that have made modern thought possible?"--Roger W. Holmes, " The Philosophical Review"

Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous
Selections from A Treatise of Human Nature
Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics Foundations of the Metaphysics of Ethics, Section I
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ISBN: 9780226764825
ISBN-10: 0226764826
Series: Berkeley, Hume, and Kant
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 1st January 1940
Publisher: UNIV OF CHICAGO PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.32 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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