A Philosophical Dictionary
Publisher: Wynne and Scholey 1802
Number of pages: 398
Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary, first published in 1764, is a series of short, radical essays - alphabetically arranged - that form a brilliant and bitter analysis of the social and religious conventions that then dominated eighteenth-century French thought. One of the masterpieces of the Enlightenment, enormously influential work of sardonic wit.
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by Gabor Csepregi - University of Calgary Press
In The Clever Body, Gabor Csepregi describes in detail the nature and scope of the human body's innate abilities: sensibility, spontaneity, mimetic faculty, sense of rhythm, memory, and imagination and reflects on their significance in human life.
by Nicholas Rescher - University of Pittsburgh Press
Perfected science is but an idealization that provides a useful contrast to highlight the limited character of what we do and can attain. Rescher's discussion focuses on the question: what are the theoretical limits on science?
by Gary Hardegree - UMass Amherst
Contents: Some Philosophical Distinctions; Theories - Initial Notes; Notes on Knowledge; Generic Size Theory; Numbers and Counting; Numeration Systems; Theory of Numbers; Arithmetic; Other Numbers; Infinite Sizes; Measurement; Additive Scales; etc.
by John Caird - Adamant Media Corporation
The author left out the account of Spinoza's life and letters, and to confined the work to an examination of his philosophical system. This writing attempts to deal with that philosophy from a point of view different from that of other books.