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Platonism at the Origins of Modernity

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction
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    Chapter 2 Nicholas of Cusa (1401–1464): Platonism at the Dawn of Modernity
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    Chapter 3 At Variance: Marsilio Ficino, Platonism and Heresy
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    Chapter 4 Going Naked into the Shrine: Herbert, Plotinus and the Constructive Metaphor
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    Chapter 5 Comenius, Light Metaphysics and Educational Reform
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    Chapter 6 Robert Fludd’s Kabbalistic Cosmos
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    Chapter 7 Reconciling Theory and Fact: The Problem of ‘Other Faiths’ in Lord Herbert and the Cambridge Platonists
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    Chapter 8 Trinity, Community and Love: Cudworth’s Platonism and the Idea of God
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    Chapter 9 Chaos and Order in Cudworth’s Thought
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    Chapter 10 Cudworth, Prior and Passmore on the Autonomy of Ethics
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    Chapter 11 Substituting Aristotle: Platonic Themes in Dutch Cartesianism
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    Chapter 12 Soul, Body and World: Plato’s Timaeus and Descartes’ Meditations
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    Chapter 13 Locke, Plato and Platonism
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    Chapter 14 Reflections on Locke’s Platonism
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    Chapter 15 The Platonism at the Core of Leibniz’s Philosophy
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    Chapter 16 Leibniz and Berkeley: Platonic Metaphysics and ‘The Mechanical Philosophy’
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    Chapter 17 Which Platonism for Which Modernity? A Note on Shaftesbury’s Socratic Sea-Cards
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    Chapter 18 Platonism, Aesthetics and the Sublime at the Origins of Modernity
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Platonism at the Origins of Modernity
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Springer Netherlands, January 2008
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4020-6407-4
978-1-4020-6406-7, 978-1-4020-6407-4, 978-9-04-817629-8

Hedley, Douglas, Hutton, Sarah


Douglas Hedley, Sarah Hutton

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Country Count As %
Russia 1 4%
Unknown 22 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 2 9%
Professor 1 4%
Student > Bachelor 1 4%
Lecturer 1 4%
Student > Postgraduate 1 4%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 17 74%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Philosophy 2 9%
Arts and Humanities 2 9%
Social Sciences 2 9%
Unknown 17 74%