Locke and French Materialism

This book looks at the effect that his work had on French materialism and compares ideas of the 'philosophes' with those of English philosophers.

Locke and French Materialism

Locke's 'Essay Concerning Human Understanding' provoked a debate between materialists and immaterialists in England which spread to the continent. This book looks at the effect that his work had on French materialism and compares ideas of the 'philosophes' with those of English philosophers.

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Locke and French Materialism
Language: en
Pages: 239
Authors: John W. Yolton
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

Locke's 'Essay Concerning Human Understanding' provoked a debate between materialists and immaterialists in England which spread to the continent. This book looks at the effect that his work had on French materialism and compares ideas of the 'philosophes' with those of English philosophers.
The Virtues of Abandon
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Charly Coleman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-01 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

France in the eighteenth century glittered, but also seethed, with new goods and new ideas. In the halls of Versailles, the streets of Paris, and the soul of the Enlightenment itself, a vitriolic struggle was being waged over the question of ownership—of property, of position, even of personhood. Those who
Realism and Appearances
Language: en
Pages: 157
Authors: John W. Yolton
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-05-18 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A wide-ranging and illuminating examination of the relation between appearance and reality.
Disguised and Overt Spinozism Around 1700
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Wiep Van Bunge, W. N. A. Klever
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: BRILL

This volume consists of 25 papers delivered at an international Spinoza conference held at the Erasmus University (Rotterdam) in October 1994 on the impact of Spinoza on the European Republic of Letters around 1700.
John Locke's Political Philosophy and the Hebrew Bible
Language: en
Pages: 430
Authors: Yechiel M. Leiter
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-28 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

John Locke, whose ideas helped give birth to the United States, predicated his political theory on the Hebrew Bible. Why?