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Philosophers Speak for Themselves Berkeley, Hume, and Kant

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ISBN-10: 0226764826

ISBN-13: 9780226764825

Edition: 2nd

Authors: Thomas Vernor Smith, Marjorie Grene

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The philosophic search for truth has been evident in all ages and among all peoples. The developments of each generation require new philosophies and the recasting of old ones. The eighteenth century was no exception, and the scientific advances of the times brought about many innovations in philosophic thought. At a time when scientists were reducing certain phenomena of the natural world to expressions of a few simple mathematical laws, men such as Berkeley, Hume, and Kant were trying to discover how far and on what basis human reason could be applied with similar success in other fields. The selections in this book, preceded by short biographical sketches, document this philosophic…    
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 5/15/1957
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

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