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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, U.K, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Philosophy, Modern -- 17th century -- Congresses,
  • Philosophy, Modern -- 18th century -- Congresses,
  • Philosophy, Ancient -- Congresses

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-318) and index

Statementedited by Jon Miller, Brad Inwood
GenreCongresses
ContributionsMiller, Jon, 1970-, Inwood, Brad
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB801 .H45 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 330 p. ;
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17094788M
ISBN 100521823854
LC Control Number2002031073

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Hellenistic philosophy and early modern philosophy, taking advan- tage of new scholarly and philosophical advances. HellenisticandEarlyModernPhilosophy will be of interest to philoso- phers, historians of science and ideas, and classicists. Steven Nadler is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has published sev-eral books on early modern philosophy, in particular Spinoza: A Life () and Spinoza’s Heresy: Immortality and the Jewish Mind . Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Epicureanism in early modern philosophy: Leibniz and his contemporaries / Catherine Wilson. Stoics, Grotius, and Spinoza on moral deliberation / Jon Miller. The Discourse on the method and the tradition of intellectual autobiography / Stephen Menn. Subjectivity, ancient and modern: the Cyrenaics, Sextus, and Descartes / Gail Fine.

Hellenistic and early modern philosophy / edited by Jon Miller, Brad Inwood. Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn ophy, Modern –17th century – Congresses. ophy, Modern – 18th century – Congresses. ophy, Ancient – , Jon,– , Brad bh45 The works of Hellenistic philosophers had a vital influence on later thought, and especially on the development of early modern philosophy. In providing an accessible outline of this important era, the book is of particular use to students and . The Hellenistic period was a rich and exciting time for philosophy. It saw the birth of two new schools of thought, Epicureanism and Stoicism, and important developments in Plato's Academy. Aristotelians and Cynics were also active during the period, all of which created a vibrant philosophical landscape. Books shelved as modern-philosophy: Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant, Meditations on First Philosophy by René Descartes, Hegel's Phenomenology of.