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- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 35.00
This ambitious and important book provides the first truly general account of Francis Bacon as a philosopher. It will be recognized as a major contribution to Baconian scholarship of special interest to historians of early-modern philosophy, science, and ideas. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 30.00
Towards the end of his life, Descartes published the first four parts of a projected six-part work, The Principles of Philosophy. This was intended to be the definitive statement of his complete system of philosophy. Gaukroger examines the whole system, and reconstructs the last two parts from Descartes' other writings. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 113.95
Consisting of twelve newly commissioned essays and enhanced by William Molyneux’s famous early translation of the Meditations , this volume touches on all the major themes of one of the most influential texts in the history of philosophy. Situates the Meditations in its philosophical and historical context. Touches on all of the major themes... more...
- Clarendon Press 2006; US$ 44.99
Why did science emerge in the West and how did scientific values come to be regarded as the yardstick for all other forms of knowledge? Stephen Gaukroger shows just how bitterly the cognitive and cultural standing of science was contested in its early development. Rejecting the traditional picture of secularization, he argues that science in the seventeenth... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 241.00
The most comprehensive collection of essays on Descartes' scientific writings ever published, this volume offers a detailed reassessment of Descartes' scientific work and its bearing on his philosophy. The 35 essays, written by some of the world's leading scholars, cover topics as diverse as optics, cosmology and medicine, and will be of vital interest... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 37.00
This collection of essays by leading figures in philosophy and the history of ideas provides access to key early modern disputes over what it meant to be a philosopher and to the institutional and political and religious contexts in which such disputes took place. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 34.00
Descartes' The World offers the most comprehensive vision of the nature of the world since Aristotle, and is crucial for an understanding of his later writings, in particular the Meditations and Principles of Philosophy. This volume offers a new translation of the work, together with a historical introduction and notes on further reading. more...