Pierre Gassendi and the Birth of Early Modern Philosophy
By (author) Antonia LoLordo
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Pierre Gassendi and the Birth of Early Modern Philosophy by Antonia LoLordo
Book DescriptionThis book offers a comprehensive treatment of the philosophical system of the seventeenth-century philosopher Pierre Gassendi. Gassendi's importance is widely recognized and is essential for understanding early modern philosophers and scientists such as Locke, Leibniz and Newton. Offering a systematic overview of his contributions, LoLordo situates Gassendi's views within the context of sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century natural philosophy as represented by a variety of intellectual traditions, including scholastic Aristotelianism, Renaissance Neo-Platonism, and the emerging mechanical philosophy. LoLordo's work will be essential reading for historians of early modern philosophy and science.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521866132
(228mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 30-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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A comprehensive treatment of the seventeenth-century philosopher Pierre Gassendi.
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Author Biography - Antonia LoLordo
Antonia LoLordo is Assistant Professor in the Corcoran Department of Philosophy at the University of Virginia.
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