This series publishes significant contributions to the study of this key period in philosophy. It covers studies of single authors as well as principal philosophical areas.
Kant and the Cultivation of Virtue
Hume's Aesthetic Theory Taste and Sentiment
Kant’s Theory of the Self
Hume's Philosophy Of The Self
By Chris W. Surprenant
July 05, 2016
In this book, Chris W. Surprenant puts forward an original position concerning Kant’s practical philosophy and the intersection between his moral and political philosophy. Although Kant provides a detailed account of the nature of morality, the nature of human virtue, and how right manifests itself...
By Dabney Townsend
February 07, 2014
Hume's Aesthetic Theory examines the neglected area of the development of aesthetics in empiricist thinking, exploring the link between the empiricist background of aesthetics in the eighteenth century and the work of David Hume.This is a major contribution to our understanding of Hume's general ...
By Timothy M Costelloe
June 11, 2009
The book has two aims. First, to examine the extent and significance of the connection between Hume's aesthetics and his moral philosophy; and, second, to consider how, in light of the connection, his moral philosophy answers central questions in ethics. The first aim is realized in chapters 1-4. ...
By Donald L.M. Baxter
March 06, 2009
In this volume--the first, focused study of Hume on time and identity--Baxter focuses on Hume’s treatment of the concept of numerical identity, which is central to Hume's famous discussions of the external world and personal identity. Hume raises a long unappreciated, and still unresolved, ...
By John Barresi, Raymond Martin
February 12, 2004
Naturalization of the Soul charts the development of the concepts of soul and self in Western thought, from Plato to the present. It fills an important gap in intellectual history by being the first book to emphasize the enormous intellectual transformation in the eighteenth century, when the ...
By Arthur Melnick
November 04, 2010
The self for Kant is something real, and yet is neither appearance nor thing in itself, but rather has some third status. Appearances for Kant arise in space and time where these are respectively forms of outer and inner attending (intuition). Melnick explains the "third status" by identifying...
By Sophie Botros
March 01, 2008
Covering an important theme in Humean studies, this book focuses on Hume's hugely influential attempt in book three of his Treatise of Human Nature to derive the conclusion that morality is a matter of feeling, not reason, from its link with action. Claiming that Hume's argument contains a ...
By Tony Pitson
April 06, 2006
First Published in 2002. Personal identity lies at the very heart of Hume’s philosophy but has received surprisingly limited attention. Hume’s Philosophy of the Self is the first book to go beyond the famous section of the Treatise, ‘Of Personal Identity’, and explore the fundamental concern with ...
By Philip De Bary, Philip de Bary
December 06, 2001
This book bears witness to the current reawakening of interest in Reid's philosophy. It first examines Reid's negative attack on the Way of Ideas, and finds him to be a devastating critic of his predecessors. Turning to the positive part of Reid's programme, the author then develops a fresh ...