British Philosophy and the Age of Enlightenment

Routledge History of Philosophy Volume 5

Edited by Stuart Brown

© 2003 – Routledge

440 pages

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pub: 2003-03-26
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About the Book

This fifth volume covers many of the most important philosophers and movements of the nineteenth century, including utilitarianism, positivism and pragmatism.

Table of Contents

1. Lord Herbert of Cherbury and the Cambridge Platonists

2. Science and British philosophy: Boyle and Newton

3. Locke: knowledge and its limits

4. Locke's political theory

5. George Berkeley

6. David Hume on human understanding

7. Hume: moral and political philosophy

8. British moralists of the eighteenth century: Shaftesbury, Butler and Price

9. The French Enlightenment I: science, materialism and determinism

10. The French Enlightenment II: deism, morality and politics

11. The Scottish Enlightenment

12. The German Aufklärung and British philosophy

13. Giambattista Vico

14. Rousseau and Burke

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHI000000
PHILOSOPHY / General
PHI009000
PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / General