The Routledge Companion to Seventeenth Century Philosophy

The Routledge Companion to Seventeenth Century Philosophy
Author: Dan Kaufman
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 592
Release: 2017-09-01
ISBN 10: 1317676963
ISBN 13: 9781317676966
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Routledge Companion to Seventeenth Century Philosophy Book Review:

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 Anatomy of the Soul

The Anatomy of the Soul
Author: Anthony Kenny
Publsiher: Anonim
Total Pages: 146
Release: 1973
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39076005306407
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Anatomy of the Soul Book Review:

The Philosophical Writings of Descartes: Volume 3, The Correspondence

The Philosophical Writings of Descartes: Volume 3, The Correspondence
Author: René Descartes,Anthony Kenny
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 432
Release: 1984
ISBN 10: 9780521423502
ISBN 13: 0521423503
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Philosophical Writings of Descartes: Volume 3, The Correspondence Book Review:

Contains 207 of Descartes' letters, including many translated here for the first time.

The Metaphysics of Mind

The Metaphysics of Mind
Author: Anthony Kenny
Publsiher: Oxford University Press, USA
Total Pages: 164
Release: 1992
ISBN 10: 9780192830708
ISBN 13: 0192830708
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Metaphysics of Mind Book Review:

Brings together in a systematic way Anthony Kenny's work in the philosopy of mind. It is intended as a sustained attack on a false view of the mind, the Cartesian view, and a demonstration that clarity is impossible without good metaphysics

Cherishing and the Good Life of Learning

Cherishing and the Good Life of Learning
Author: Ruth Cigman
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2018-08-09
ISBN 10: 1474278841
ISBN 13: 9781474278843
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cherishing and the Good Life of Learning Book Review:

What is a good human life? A life of duty? Virtue? Happiness? This book weaves a path through traditional answers. We live well, suggests the author, not primarily by pursuing goods for ourselves, but by cherishing other people and guiding them towards lives of cherishing. We cherish objects too – the planet, my grandfather's watch – and practices like music-making to which we are personally drawn. In this work of 'populated philosophy' (copiously illustrated by literary and 'real life' examples), a cherishing life is presented as hard and irreducibly individual. The idea of cherishing, says the author, points towards intimate, unreasonable layers of the ethical life, as well as the deepening of wisdom and connection. It also points towards incomparable satisfactions, reminding us who we are and who we want to be.

Descartes: Selected Philosophical Writings

Descartes: Selected Philosophical Writings
Author: René Descartes
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 249
Release: 1988-02-26
ISBN 10: 9780521358125
ISBN 13: 0521358124
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Descartes: Selected Philosophical Writings Book Review:

This book is planned as the definitive one-volume reader for all English-speaking students of Descartes.

Thinking about the Emotions

Thinking about the Emotions
Author: Alix Cohen,Robert Stern
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2017-06-02
ISBN 10: 0192521675
ISBN 13: 9780192521675
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Thinking about the Emotions Book Review:

Philosophical reflection on the emotions has a long history stretching back to classical Greek thought, even though at times philosophers have marginalized or denigrated them in favour of reason. Fourteen leading philosophers here offer a broad survey of the development of our understanding of the emotions. The thinkers they discuss include Aristotle, Aquinas, Ockham, Descartes, Malebranche, Spinoza, Hobbes, Hume, Shaftesbury, Hutcheson, Kant, Schiller, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, James, Brentano, Stumpf, Scheler, Heidegger, and Sartre. Central issues include the taxonomy of the emotions; the distinction between emotions, passions, feelings and moods; the relation between the emotions and reason; the relationship between the self and the emotions. At a metaphilosophical level, the collection also raises issues about the value of historical study of the discipline, and what light it can shed on contemporary concerns. Thinking about the Emotions is a fascinating and illuminating collective study of how philosophers have grappled with this most intriguing part of our nature as beings who feel as well as think and act.

An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy

An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy
Author: Anthony Kenny
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2009-02-04
ISBN 10: 1405178604
ISBN 13: 9781405178600
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy Book Review:

This illustrated edition of Sir Anthony Kenny's acclaimed survey ofWestern philosophy offers the most concise and compelling story ofthe complete development of philosophy available. Spanning 2,500 years of thought, An Illustrated Brief History ofWestern Philosophy provides essential coverage of the mostinfluential philosophers of the Western world, among them Socrates,Plato, Aristotle, Jesus, Augustine, Aquinas, Machiavelli,Descartes, Hobbes, Spinoza, Berkeley, Hume, Rousseau, Kant, Hegel,Marx, Mill, Nietzsche, Darwin, Freud, Frege, Russell, andWittgenstein. Replete with over 60 illustrations - ranging from Dufresnoy's TheDeath of Socrates, through to the title page of Thomas More'sUtopia, portraits of Hobbes and Rousseau, photographs of CharlesDarwin and Bertrand Russell, Freud's own sketch of the Ego and theId, and Wittgenstein's Austrian military identity card - this lucidand masterful work is ideal for anyone with an interest in Westernthought.

An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy, 20th Anniversary Edition

An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy, 20th Anniversary Edition
Author: Anthony Kenny
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 464
Release: 2018-10-15
ISBN 10: 1119531179
ISBN 13: 9781119531173
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy, 20th Anniversary Edition Book Review:

In 1998, the first edition of Anthony Kenny's comprehensive history of Western philosophy was published, to be met with immediate praise and critical acclaim. As the first book since Bertrand Russell's 1945 A History of Western Philosophy to offer a concise single-author review of the complete history of philosophy from the pre-Socratics to the modern masters of the 20th century, Kenny's work fills a critical gap in the modern philosophy reading list and offers valuable guidance for the general reader of philosophy—an ideal starting point for anyone with an interest in great thinkers and the family lines of philosophical evolution. Widely considered to be one of the most thorough and accessible historical reviews in philosophy, An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy has earned an estimable and distinctive reputation, both for the compelling writing style of Anthony Kenny, one of the most respected and accomplished living philosophers, and for the rich collection of paintings, illustrations, maps, and photos included with every chapter to complement this review of 2,500 years of philosophical thought. Newly revised and expanded for a special 20th anniversary publication, the latest edition of An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy contains all of Kenny's original writings on the history of Western philosophy from ancient to modern, along with new writings on the philosophy of the mid-20th century, covering important contributions from continental philosophers and philosophers of the post-Wittgenstein anglophone tradition, including the work of many women who have too often been neglected by the historical record.

Medieval Philosophy

Medieval Philosophy
Author: Anthony Kenny
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2007-05-31
ISBN 10: 0198752741
ISBN 13: 9780198752745
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Medieval Philosophy Book Review:

A guide through more than a millennium of thought from 400 AD onwards, charting the story of philosophy from the founders of Christian and Islamic thought through to the Renaissance. This will become the definitive work for anyone interested in the people and ideas that shaped the course of Western thought.

Soul of the Embryo

Soul of the Embryo
Author: David Albert Jones
Publsiher: A&C Black
Total Pages: 266
Release: 2004-12-23
ISBN 10: 0826462960
ISBN 13: 9780826462961
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Soul of the Embryo Book Review:

Contemporary ethical debates about the status of the human embryo involve not only philosophical concerns, but specifically religious arguments. This is a systematic work on the history of Christian reflection on the human embryo.

The Unknown God

The Unknown God
Author: Anthony John Patrick Kenny,Anthony Kenny
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2005-05-06
ISBN 10: 9780826476340
ISBN 13: 0826476341
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Unknown God Book Review:

Kenny, a philosopher by profession, struggles with the intellectual problems of theism and the possibility of believing in god, especially in an intellectual climate dominated by Logical Positivism. Here he revisits the Five Ways of Aquinas and argues that they are not so much proofs as definitions of God. He is also in constant dialogue with Wittgenstein for, Kenny writes, no man in recent years has surpassed him in devotion of sharp intelligence to the demarcation of the boundary between sense and nonsense.

Aquinas on Being

Aquinas on Being
Author: Anthony Kenny
Publsiher: Clarendon Press
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2002-09-26
ISBN 10: 9780191543975
ISBN 13: 0191543977
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Aquinas on Being Book Review:

Anthony Kenny offers a critical examination of a central metaphysical doctrine of Thomas Aquinas, the greatest of the medieval philosophers. Aquinas's account of being is famous and influential: but Kenny argues that it in fact suffers from systematic confusion. Because of the centrality of the doctrine, this has implications for other parts of Aquinas's philosophical system: in particular, Kenny shows that the idea that God is pure being is a hindrance, not a help, to Aquinas's natural theology. Kenny's clear and incisive study, drawing on the scholastic as well as the analytic tradition, dispels the confusion and offers philosophers and theologians a guide through the labyrinth of Aquinas's ontology.

A Brief History of the Soul

A Brief History of the Soul
Author: Stewart Goetz,Charles Taliaferro
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2011-05-18
ISBN 10: 1444395920
ISBN 13: 9781444395921
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Brief History of the Soul Book Review:

This book is a clear and concise history of the soul in western philosophy, from Plato to cutting-edge contemporary work in philosophy of mind. Packed with arguments for and against a range of different, historically significant philosophies of the soul Addresses the essential issues, including mind-body interaction, the causal closure of the physical world, and the philosophical implications of the brain sciences for the soul's existence Includes coverage of theories from key figures, such as Plato, Aquinas, Locke, Hume, and Descartes Unique in combining the history of ideas and the development of a powerful case for a non-reductionist, non-materialist account of the soul

The Philosophical Writings of Descartes:

The Philosophical Writings of Descartes:
Author: René Descartes
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1985-06-20
ISBN 10: 1107268184
ISBN 13: 9781107268180
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Philosophical Writings of Descartes: Book Review:

These two 1985 volumes provide a translation of the philosophical works of Descartes, based on the best available Latin and French texts. They are intended to replace the only reasonably comprehensive selection of his works in English, by Haldane and Ross, first published in 1911. All the works included in that edition are translated here, together with a number of additional texts crucial for an understanding of Cartesian philosophy, including important material from Descartes' scientific writings. The result should meet the widespread demand for an accurate and authoritative edition of Descartes' philosophical writings in clear and readable modern English.

Aquinas on Mind

Aquinas on Mind
Author: Sir Anthony Kenny,Anthony Kenny
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2013-04-03
ISBN 10: 1134829744
ISBN 13: 9781134829743
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Aquinas on Mind Book Review:

This book shows how the mature writings of Thomas Aquinas though written in the thirteenth century have much to offer the human mind and the relationship between intellect and will, body and soul.

Philosophy in the Modern World

Philosophy in the Modern World
Author: Anthony Kenny
Publsiher: OUP Oxford
Total Pages: 364
Release: 2008-09-04
ISBN 10: 0191623199
ISBN 13: 9780191623196
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Philosophy in the Modern World Book Review:

Sir Anthony Kenny tells the fascinating story of the development of philosophy in the modern world, from the early nineteenth century to the late twentieth century. Alongside (and intertwined with) extraordinary scientific advances, cultural changes, and political upheavals, the last two centuries have seen some of the most intriguing and original developments in philosophical thinking, which have transformed our understanding of ourselves and our world. In the first part of the book Kenny offers a lively narrative introducing the major thinkers in their historical context. He then proceeds to guide the reader lucidly through the nine main areas of philosophical work in the period, offering a serious engagement with the ideas and arguments. Among those we meet are the great figures of continental European philosophy, from Schopenhauer, Kierkegaard, and Nietzsche to Heidegger and Sartre; the Pragmatists who first developed a distinctively American philosophical tradition; Marx, Darwin, and Freud, the non-philosophers whose influence on philosophy was immense; Wittgenstein and Russell, friends and colleagues who set the agenda for analytic philosophy in the twentieth century. Philosophy in the Modern World brings to completion Kenny's magisterial New History of Western Philosophy. The four volumes have been designed to dovetail with each other: they offer a unified overview of the entire development of philosophy, allowing readers to trace themes through the centuries, from antiquity to the present day. The story is illuminated by a selection of intriguing and beautiful illustrations.

A New History of Western Philosophy

A New History of Western Philosophy
Author: Anthony Kenny
Publsiher: OUP Oxford
Total Pages: 1088
Release: 2010-08-26
ISBN 10: 0191642916
ISBN 13: 9780191642913
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A New History of Western Philosophy Book Review:

This book is no less than a guide to the whole of Western philosophy -- the ideas that have undergirded our civilization for two-and-a-half thousand years. Anthony Kenny tells the story of philosophy from ancient Greece through the Middle Ages and the Enlightenment into the modern world. He introduces us to the great thinkers and their ideas, starting with Plato, Aristotle, and the other founders of Western thought. In the second part of the book he takes us through a thousand years of medieval philosophy, and shows us the rich intellectual legacy of Christian thinkers like Augustine, Aquinas, and Ockham. Moving into the early modern period, we explore the great works of Descartes, Hobbes, Locke, Leibniz, Spinoza, Hume, and Kant, which remain essential reading today. In the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Hegel, Mill, Nietzsche, Freud, and Wittgenstein again transformed the way we see the world. Running though the book are certain themes which have been constant concerns of philosophy since its early beginnings: the fundamental questions of what exists and how we can know about it; the nature of humanity, the mind, truth, and meaning; the place of God in the universe; how we should live and how society should be ordered. Anthony Kenny traces the development of these themes through the centuries: we see how the questions asked and answers offered by the great philosophers of the past remain vividly alive today. Anyone interested in ideas and their history will find this a fascinating and stimulating read

What I Believe

What I Believe
Author: Anthony Kenny
Publsiher: A&C Black
Total Pages: 174
Release: 2006-07-03
ISBN 10: 9780826489715
ISBN 13: 0826489710
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

What I Believe Book Review:

Anthony Kenny is one of the leading philosophers of the post war years. In this brilliant new book, Kenny writes honestly about his own struggles with belief, and how he now sees himself as neither a theist or an atheist. His intellectual honesty will touch the hearts and minds of countless people. Kenny prowls at the frontiers of theology and philosophy and so commands interest from a very wide spectrum of readers - those who believe and those who find it hard to do so. In this respect his position is unique. Profoundly influenced by Wittgenstein, he has also written important books on St Thomas Aquinas and Descartes.

The Rise of Modern Philosophy

The Rise of Modern Philosophy
Author: Anthony Kenny
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 356
Release: 2006-06-29
ISBN 10: 0198752776
ISBN 13: 9780198752776
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Rise of Modern Philosophy Book Review:

This is the fascinating story of the emergence, from the early 16th to the early 19th century, of great ideas and intellectual systems that shaped modern thought. Introducing some of the world's most influential thinkers, including Descartes, Kant and Hume, Kenny looks closely at the main areas of philosophical exploration in this period.A selection of intriguing and beautiful illustrations offer a vivid evocation of the human and social side of philosophy.