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From Descartes to Hume

continental metaphysics and the development of modern philosophy

by Louis E. Loeb

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, Modern -- 17th century,
  • Metaphysics -- History -- 17th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLouis E. Loeb.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB801 .L63
    The Physical Object
    Pagination382 p. ;
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4122777M
    ISBN 100801412897
    LC Control Number80069826


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Loeb, Professor of Philosophy Louis E Loeb Cornell University Press, - Philosophy - pages. David Hume’s approach to skepticism is very different from Descartes’ ideas, mainly because he believes that it is not good to become skeptical of everything. Hume feels that there are two different types of skepticism: the type the Descartes follows, known as the “antecedent” skepticism that involves doubting everything, and moderate skepticism, which Hume feels is the more reasonable form (Hume.

From Descartes to Hume book Doing modules on Descartes, Locke, Berkeley and Hume - or on Spinoza, Leibniz and Kant, you would think from the title that these were the books to have.

I found them not to be. Read moreCited by: 'Anyone seeking a short and intelligible introduction to the ideas and intentions of Spinoza, Hume, Kant, Hegel and Marx, among others, need look no further.' - Good Book Guide 'In his work as a philosopher and aesthetician he's an exhaustive reducer to first principles, while in his books for the interested non-specialist he's as first-rate a.

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Copleston, an Oxford Jesuit of immense erudition who once tangled with A.J. Ayer in a fabled debate /5(18). Hume believed that the most desirable way to gain knowledge was to utilize a more moderate form of Descartes’ skepticism. To Hume, certainty resided in the senses and, to Descartes, certainty resided in the mind.

Overall, the statements opposing Descartes in the Enquiry outweigh the statements that support his methodology. Troubled by Hume’s From Descartes to Hume book, Kant looked at both rationalists like Descartes and empiricists like Locke, Berkeley, and Hume for answers.

Kant believed that the problem with rationalism is that it ultimately established great systems of logical relationships ungrounded in observations. Treatment of Renaissance theories is followed by an unusual (perhaps unique) chapter on the From Descartes to Hume book "soul" and "mind" in English literature from Chaucer to Shakespeare; the story then rejoins the mainstream with analyses of Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Hobbes, Locke, Berkeley, and Hume.

Chapter-focused by: 2. The book is rich with historical references and nuanced readings of canonical texts, and is packed with arguments and counter-arguments. The book opens with a compact overview of the ontological arguments found in Anselm, the scholastics, Descartes, and Leibniz.

Some of the arguments' exposition is a bit hard to follow. An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding is a book by the Scottish From Descartes to Hume book philosopher David Hume, published in English in It was a revision of an earlier effort, Hume's A Treatise of Human Nature, published anonymously in London in –Hume was disappointed with the reception of the Treatise, which "fell dead-born from the press," as he put it, and so tried again to Author: David Hume.

Descartes. Spinoza. Leibniz. Locke. Berkeley. Hume. Kant. These men have had profound influence on Western thought from their own times to the present day.

From Descartes to Hume book This book introduces readers to the issues they dealt with, the claims and arguments they employed, and the interrelationships of their thought.5/5(1).

Hume was making a sly dig at Descartes. The French philosopher had died 60 years before Hume was born but his intellectual influence was still very much alive. He had argued we should throw out every fruit of the mind that wasn’t perfectly rational.

But Hume proposed that. The Early Modern Subject Self-Consciousness and Personal Identity from Descartes to Hume Udo Thiel. An outstanding work of historical philosophical scholarship; New interpretations and critical evaluations of major thinkers; The first book on the subject to survey the literature in English, French, and German.

Reflection and the Stability of Belief: Essays on Descartes, Hume, and Reid by Louis E. Loeb. Kevin Meeker - - Hume Studies 39 (2) Hume and the Cogito Ergo Sum. Stanley Tweyman - - The European Legacy 10 (4)Author: John W. Yolton. References to other of Descartes' works are taken from the Haldane and Ross two-volume edition of Descartes' writings, published by Cambridge University Press.

References to David Hume's Treatise of Human Nature are to the L.A. Selby-Bigge edition (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ).Author: Stanley Tweyman. It is commonly believed that Hume and Descartes held diametrically opposed, or at least strongly contrasting, views regarding self-acquaintance since Hume is regularly ridiculed for his denial of ability to discover his own Self whereas it would occur to no one to ascribe that same view to the author of the Meditations.

In this paper I shall Cited by: 1. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 24 cm: Contents: 1. Continental rationalism and British empiricism Substance Descartes' denial that the existence of mind depends casually upon the existence of body Spinoza's denial of causal interaction between modes of distinct attributes Malebranche's denial of causes other than God This is a textbook in modern philosophy.

It combines readings from primary sources with two pedagogical tools. Paragraphs in italics introduce figures and texts.

Numbered study questions (also in italics) ask students to reconstruct an argument or position from the text, or draw connections among the readings. And I have added an introductory chapter (Chapter 0 – Minilogic and Glossary /5(3).

The next book is usually known by philosophers as The First Enquiry, but its full title is An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding. This was written about a decade after the Treatise, and it was designed to make the doctrines of the Treatise — or at least the ones that by that time Hume found himself wedded to — more accessible.

These are the doctrines of the first book of the Treatise. Start studying Philosophy - Epistemology, Descartes, Locke, Hume. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

Throughout the Enquiry, Hume has been employing a kind of consequent skepticism, as opposed to Descartes' antecedent skepticism. Descartes' skepticism is called "antecedent" because it demands some firm starting point before any reasoning can begin.

Hume's doubts, on the other hand, arise in the course of his investigations into human. René Descartes (/ d eɪ ˈ k ɑːr t /, also UK: / ˈ d eɪ k ɑːr t /, French: [ʁəne dekaʁt] (); Latinized: Renatus Cartesius; adjectival form: Cartesian: 58 / k ɑːr ˈ t iː z i ə n,-iː ʒ ən /; 31 March – 11 February ) was a French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist.A native of the Kingdom of France, he spent about 20 years (–) of his life in the Dutch Born: 31 MarchLa Haye en Touraine, Kingdom.

In The Early Modern Subject, Udo Thiel explores early modern writings spanning approximately the seventeenth century to the first half of the eighteenth century on two topics of self consciousness, the human subject’s ‘awareness or consciousness of.

Hume and Descartes on The Theory of Ideas David Hume and Rene Descartes are philosophers with opposing views about the origination of ideas. Descartes believed there were three types of ideas which are, innate, adventitious and those from imagination.

He stated since he exists and his idea of what a perfect being is, such as God, then God exists. Udo Thiel. The Early Modern Subject: Self-Consciousness and Personal Identity from Descartes to Hume.

Published: Udo Thiel, The Early Modern Subject: Self-Consciousness and Personal Identity from Descartes to Hume, Oxford University Press,pp., $ (hbk), ISBN Reviewed by Marleen Rozemond, University of Toronto. Overview: Jonathan Bennett engages with the thought of six great thinkers of the early modern period: Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Locke, Berkeley, and Hume.

While not neglecting the historical setting of each, his chief focus is on the words they wrote. There are seven parts: Plato, Descartes, Hume, Hegel, Marx, Sartre, and Contemporary Philosophy. In between discussion of each man's This was exactly the book I was looking for after years of aimlessly reading philosophy and being exposed to it only superficially in school/5.

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Start studying philosophy 3. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. How does Descartes reach the conclusion that the mind is better known than is the body.

What book of Hume is considered the most significant representation of British Empiricist thought in the eighteenth century. Hume believed that the most desirable way to gain knowledge was to utilize a more moderate form of Descartes’ skepticism.

To Hume, certainty resided in the senses and, to Descartes, certainty resided in the mind. Overall, the statements opposing Descartes in the Enquiry outweigh the statements that support his methodology. A history of philosophy. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Contents: v. Greece and Rome-[etc.l-v. From Descartes to Leibniz-v. The British philosophers from Hobbes to Hume-v. From the French Enlightenment to Kant. Philosophy-History. Title. BC62 ISBN THEIL, Udo. The Early Modern Subject: Self-Consciousness and Personal Identity from Descartes to Hume.

Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, ppThe Early Modern Subject: Self-Consciousness and Personal Identity From Descartes to Hume is a rich and comprehensive book that deals with the philosophical discussion of self-consciousness and personal identity in Europe in the.

This book offers a comprehensive analysis and re-evaluation of Hume's Treatise of Human Nature. Kant viewed Hume as the sceptical destroyer of metaphysics. Yet for most of this century the consensus among interpreters is that for Hume scepticism was a means to a naturalistic, anti-sceptical end.

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Descartes and Hume. Oxford ; New York: Pergamon Press, (OCoLC) Online version. The mainstream response to Descartes was a series of Rational critiques of Empiricism which eventually led to the profound scepticism of David Hume and the impossibility of any knowledge of necessity in Nature.

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The early modern subject: self-consciousness and personal identity from Descartes to Hume. [Udo Thiel] -- The Early Modern Subject explores the understanding of self-consciousness and personal identity--two fundamental features of human subjectivity--as it developed in early modern philosophy.

Udo Thiel. The aim of the book is twofold. First, to provide an account of the development of self-consciousness and personal identity covering prominent French, British, and German thinkers such as Descartes, Locke, Leibniz, Wolff, and Hume, as well as their critics and their followers, and to ‘critically evaluate their contributions’ (p.

3).Author: Angela M. Coventry. Get this pdf a library! Readings in epistemology: from Aquinas, Bacon, Galileo, Descartes, Locke, Berkeley, Hume, Kant. [Vincent G Potter;] -- A companion volume to On Understanding Understanding, this second edition incorporates corrections to the previous text and includes new readings.

The works collected in this volume are mainly from. Respond thoughtfully to five (5) questions from the Download pdf Reflections questions in Chapter 9, and five (5) Post-Reading Reflections questions in Chapter Make sure you write the question first and number each response.

Chapter 9 1. What was Descartes’s proposal, and how did his Scholastic education influence it? 2. Give a brief summary of the [ ].