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Author Levi Mortera, Emanuele.
Title Dugald Stewart : Selected Philosophical Writings.
Imprint Luton : Andrews UK, 2012.

Author Levi Mortera, Emanuele.
Series Library of Scottish Philosophy, 4 ; v. 4
Library of Scottish philosophy ; 4.
Subject Philosophy, Scottish -- 18th century.
Philosophy, Scottish -- 19th century.
Description 1 online resource (275 pages).
Contents Cover; Contents; Front Matter; Title Page; Copyright Page; Series Editor's Note; Body Matter; Introduction; Chronology; One: Philosophy of the Human Mind; Selection 1: Nature and Object of the Philosophy of the Human Mind; Two: Logic; Selection 2: Inductive Logic; Selection 3: Use and Abuse of Hypotheses; Selection 4: Mathematical Axioms; Three: Knowledge and Belief; Selection 5: Origin of Knowledge; Selection 6: Causation; Selection 7: Laws of Belief [and the Word 'Common Sense']; Selection 8: Personal Identity; Selection 9: External World; Selection 10: Existence of the Deity.
Four: Intellectual PowersSelection 11: Attention; Selection 12: Abstraction; Selection 13: Association of Ideas; Five: Active Powers; Selection 14: Philosophy of the Active Powers of Man -- Introduction; Selection 15: Perception of Right and Wrong; Selection 16: Man's Free Agency; Six: Language; Selection 17: Natural and Artificial Signs; Selection 18: Sympathetic Imitation; Selection 19: Philosophy vs. Philology; Seven: Taste; Selection 20: Formation of Taste; Eight: Politics and History; Selection 21: Science of Politics; Selection 22: Political Economy; Selection 23: Progress.
Selection 24: Conjectural HistoryBack Matter; Bibliography; Also Available.
Summary Dugald Stewart was appointed assistant professor of mathematics in the University of Edinburgh in 1772, aged only 19. He became one of the most influential academics in the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century European 'Republic of Letters'. Both Stewart's contemporaries and modern scholars have recognised the impact his influential figure had over many young minds. He was one of the leading figures of the Scottish Common Sense school, a name by which we are used to identifying the philosophic ...
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Note English.
Print version record.
ISBN 9781845403997 (electronic bk.)
1845403991 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 784885962
Additional Format Print version: Mortera, Emanuele Levi. Dugald Stewart : Selected Philosophical Writings. Luton : Andrews UK, ©2012 9781845400620

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