Individuation and Identity in Early Modern Philoso: Descartes to Kant

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780791419687: Individuation and Identity in Early Modern Philoso: Descartes to Kant

Philosophy in the sixteenth through eighteenth centuries has traditionally been chracterized as being primarily concerned with epistemological issues. This book is not intended to overturn this characterization but rather to balance it through an examination of equally important metaphysical, or ontological, positions held, explicitly or implicitly, by philosophers in this period. Major philosophers whose views are discussed in this book include Descartes, Malebranche, Spinoza, Locke, Berkeley, Hume, Leibniz, Wolff, and Kant. In addition, the contributors of minor Cartesians, especially Regis and Desgabets, are analyzed in a separate chapter. Although the views of early modern philosophers on individuation and identity have been discussed before, these discussions have usually been treated as asides in a larger context. This book is the first to concentrate on the problems of individuation and identity in early modern philosophy and to trace their philosophical development through the period in a coherent way.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Jorge J. E. Gracia is Professor of Philosophy, State University of New York at Buffalo. He is the author of Individuality: An Essay on the Foundations of Metaphysics and Philosophy and Its History: Issues in Philosophical Historiography; editor of Individuation in Scholasticism: The Later Middle Ages and the Counter-Reformation, 1150-1650; and co-editor of Philosophy and Literature in Latin America: A Critical Assessment of the Current Situation, all published by SUNY Press.

Review:

Kenneth F. Barber is Associate Professor, State University of New York at Buffalo.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Barber, Kenneth F.
Published by SUNY Press
ISBN 10: 0791419681 ISBN 13: 9780791419687
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description SUNY Press. Book Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Softcover A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Veteran Owned Bookshop in business since 1992!. Bookseller Inventory # 2612252

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 33.94
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Published by State University of New York P (1994)
ISBN 10: 0791419681 ISBN 13: 9780791419687
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description State University of New York P, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110791419681

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 60.17
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Barber, Kenneth F./ Gracia, Jorge J. E. (Editor)
Published by State University of New York Press (1994)
ISBN 10: 0791419681 ISBN 13: 9780791419687
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description State University of New York Press, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 275 pages. 9.25x6.00x0.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0791419681

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 55.55
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.95
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Published by State University of New York Press
ISBN 10: 0791419681 ISBN 13: 9780791419687
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description State University of New York Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0791419681 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1289914

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 59.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Kenneth F. Barber (Editor), Jorge J. E. Gracia (Series Editor)
Published by State University of New York Press (1994)
ISBN 10: 0791419681 ISBN 13: 9780791419687
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description State University of New York Press, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0791419681

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 65.41
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds