Hume's Challenge and the Renewal of Modern Philosophy by Leslie Dewart

By Leslie Dewart

"Three hundred and fifty years after the demise of René Descartes, the straight forward concerns raised by means of the founding father of smooth philosophy in regards to the nature of the psychological features and actions of human organisms - or the 'mind,' as he considered such services - couldn't be acknowledged to were resolved. questions about the character of cognizance are the leading example."

Thus starts Leslie Dewart's exploration of the present country of philosophy, its origins and its attainable destiny. Drawing on physics, evolution, linguistics, psychology, morality and specifically at the old improvement of philosophical proposal, Dewart's paintings deals profound and infrequently tense insights in a "stunning and incisive research of what constitutes a individual. Political and social implications are rife as one displays on precisely what the writer is suggesting as our such a lot primary tasks in an international the place we're totally and engagingly conscious." [From the Foreword by means of Cajeten Menke]

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Hume's Challenge and the Renewal of Modern Philosophy

"Three hundred and fifty years after the demise of René Descartes, the user-friendly matters raised via the founding father of glossy philosophy concerning the nature of the psychological features and actions of human organisms - or the 'mind,' as he considered such features - couldn't be stated to were resolved. questions on the character of recognition are the major instance.

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