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Publication date File Characteristics Electronic resource ( bytes) Series Past Masters (InteLex Corporation) Note The Past Masters British philosophy database contains major works of Francis Bacon, Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, George Berkeley, David Hume, Anne Conway, Jeremy Bentham, John Stuart Mill, David Ricardo, The British Moralists and Adam Smith. Richard Hooker (25 March, – 3 November ) was an English priest in the Church of England and an influential theologian. He was one of the most important English theologians of the sixteenth century. His defence of the role of redeemed reason informed the theology of the seventeenth century Caroline Divines and later provided many members of the Church of England with a theological Born: 25 March, , Heavitree, Exeter, Devon, England. James Harrington, Harrington also spelled Harington, (born Jan. 7, , Upton, Northamptonshire, Eng.—died Sept. 11, , London), English political philosopher whose major work, The Common-wealth of Oceana (), was a restatement of Aristotle’s theory of constitutional stability and revolution. Although Harrington was sympathetic to republicanism, he was a devoted friend of King Charles I and . Even though political philosophy has a long tradition, it is much more than the study of old and great treatises. Contemporary philosophers continue to press new arguments on old and timeless questions, but also to propose departures and innovations. The field changes over time, and new work inevitably responds both to events in the world and to the directions of thought itself.
William of Sherwood (c. – c. ) was a medieval English scholastic philosopher, logician, and is known of his life, but he is thought to have studied in Paris and he was a master at Oxford in He was the author of two books which were an important influence on the development of scholastic logic: Introductiones in Logicam (Introduction to Logic), and Syncategoremata. Publishers description: An ideal introduction for students with no background in the subject, An Introduction to Political Philosophy, Third Edition, combines clarity and a conversational style with a thought-provoking account of the central questions in political philosophy. Author Jonathan Wolff explores the subject through a series of enduring and timeless questions, jumping centuries and. Political philosophy - Political philosophy - Western political philosophy from the start of the 20th century: Nineteenth-century European civilization had been the first to dominate and pervade the whole world and to create a new self-sustaining productivity in which all eventually might share. But, as Saint-Simon had pointed out, this civilization had a fatal flaw. The Oxford Handbook of British Philosophy of the 17th Century provides an advanced comprehensive overview of the issues that are informing research on the subject of British philosophy in the seventeenth century, while at the same time offering new directions for research to take.
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