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Pierre Gassendi and the Birth of Early Modern Philosophy free pdf This 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.

About Antonia LoLordo

Antonia LoLordo is Assistant Professor in the Corcoran Department of Philosophy at the University of Virginia.

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Author : Antonia LoLordo
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Data Published : 05 November 2009
ISBN : 0521122686
EAN : 9780521122689
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 296 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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