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The Empiricists

Critical Essays on Locke, Berkeley, and Hume (Critical Essays on the Classics)

by Margaret Atherton

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Analytical & linguistic philosophy,
  • Ethics & moral philosophy,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • History,
  • Philosophy,
  • History & Surveys - General,
  • Philosophy / History, Criticism, Surveys,
  • Empiricism,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • 17th century,
  • 18th century,
  • Philosophy, British

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8246323M
    ISBN 100847689131
    ISBN 109780847689132


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The rise and fall of British Empiricism is philosophy's most dramatic example of pushing premises to their logical—and fatal—conclusions. Born in with the appearance of Locke's Essay, Empiricism flourished as the reigning school until when Hume's Treatise strangled it with its own cinctures after a period of Berkeley's optimistic : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

The Empiricists is a great introduction to some of the early philosophers in this area, providing an adequate introduction for new students. Summary The book covers the main empiricists; Bacon, Hobbes, Gassendi, Locke, Berkeley and Hume, as well as the start of the Royal Society/5(4).

The Empiricists collects the key writings on this important philosophy, perfect for those interested in learning about this movement with just one book. About The Empiricists. The rise and fall of British Empiricism is philosophy’s most dramatic example of pushing premises to their logical–and fatal–conclusions.

The Empiricists is a The Empiricists book introduction to some of the early philosophers in this area, providing an adequate introduction for new students.

Summary The book covers the main empiricists; Bacon, Hobbes, Gassendi, Locke, Berkeley and Hume, as well as the start of the Royal Society/5(2). This book belongs to a series devoted to the history of philosophy from earliest to latest times, and the 'empiricists' referred to in its title do not include all those who have been so called.

Like its companion The Rationalists, its period is bounded by an earlier volume on the Renaissance and later ones on philosophy since One of the great historic controversies in philosophy, according to Bertrand Russell, is that between empiricists--best represented by the British philosophers, Locke, Berkeley, and Hume--and rationalists.

This book sets the empiricists in their contemporary and cultural context, examines their various approaches to philosophy, and highlights the significance of their ideas.

This collection of essays on themes in the work of John Locke (), George Berkeley (), and David Hume (), provides a deepened understanding of major issues raised in the Empiricist tradition. In exploring their shared belief in the experiential nature of mental constructs, The Empiricists illuminates the different methodologies of these great.

This book sets the empiricists in their contemporary and cultural context, examines their various approaches to philosophy, and highlights the significance of their ideas to 20th-century thinking.

By focusing on what the "empiricists" actually have to say, rather than on their classification as such, Woolhouse incidentally shows how unreliable. The rise and fall of British Empiricism is philosophy's most dramatic example of pushing premises to their logical--and fatal--conclusions.

Born in with the appearance of Locke's Essay, Empiricism flourished as the reigning school until when Hume's Treatise strangled it with its own cinctures after a period of Berkeley's optimistic idealism.

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Bibliography: p. [] Includes index "An OPUS book." Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Internet Archive Books. Most empiricists recognize the existence of at least some a priori truths, e.g., those of mathematics and logic.

John Stuart Mill was the first to treat even these as generalizations from experience. Empiricism has been the dominant but not the only tradition in British philosophy. Empiricism is the philosophical stance according to which the senses are the ultimate source of human knowledge.

It stands in contrast to rationalism, according to which reason is the ultimate source of knowledge. In Western philosophy, empiricism boasts a long and distinguished list of followers; it became particularly popular during the 's and 's.

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Empiricism, in philosophy, the view that all concepts originate in experience, that all concepts are about or applicable to things that can be experienced, or that all rationally acceptable beliefs or propositions are justifiable or knowable only through broad definition accords with the derivation of the term empiricism from the ancient Greek word empeiria, “experience.”.

The rise and fall of British Empiricism is philosophy's most dramatic example of pushing premises to their logical--and fatal--conclusions. Born in with the appearance of Locke's Essay, Empiricism flourished as the reigning school until when Hume's Treatise strangled it with its own cinctures after a period of Berkeley's optimistic idealism.

Get this from a library. The empiricists. [John Locke; George Berkeley; David Hume;] -- This volume includes the major works of the British Empiricists, philosophers who sought to derive all knowledge from experience.

All essays are complete except that of. Document Type: Book: OCLC Number: Description: pages: Contents: John Locke: An essay concerning human understanding / abridged by Richard Taylor --George Berkeley: A treatise concerning the principles of human knowledge ; Three dialogues between Hylas and Philonous, in opposition to sceptics and atheists --David Hume: An enquiry concerning human.

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