A team of leading scholars survey the development of philosophy in the period of extraordinary intellectual change from the mid-16th century to the early 18th century. They cover metaphysics and natural philosophy; the mind, the passions, and aesthetics; epistemology, logic, mathematics, and language; ethics and political philosophy; and religion.Descartes, of course, had founded all knowledge in the innate knowledge of the self as a thinking thing; his one indubitable ... The key intellectual ideas identified by Leibniz, writing in response to Lockea#39;s Essay, were those of being, unity, ... These ideas are all premised on the idea of the self, which is gained by reflection.
|Title||:||The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy in Early Modern Europe|
|Author||:||Desmond M. Clarke, Catherine Wilson|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press - 2011-01-27|