The Rise of Modern Philosophy

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BENNETT, JONATHAN, Locke, Berkeley, Hume: Central Themes (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1971).

COPLESTON, FREDERICK, History of Philosophy, 9 vols. (London: Burns Oates and Search Press, 1943–7).

COTTINGHAM, JOHN, The Rationalists (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988).

CRAIG, E. G., The Mind of God and the Works of Man (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987).

GARBER, DANIEL and AYERS, MICHAEL, The Cambridge History of Seventeenth-Century Philosophy, 2 vols. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998).

GRIBBIN, JOHN, Science, a History 1543–2001 (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 2002).

KENNY, ANTHONY, The God of the Philosophers (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1979).

——, The Metaphysics of Mind (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989).

KNEALE, WILLIAM and KNEALE, MARTHA, The Development of Logic (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1979).

POPKIN, R. H., The History of Scepticism from Erasmus to Spinoza (Leiden: Gorcum van Assen, 1979).

SCHMITT, CHARLES B., and SKINNER, QUENTIN, The Cambridge History of Renaissance Philosophy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988).

WOOLHOUSE, R. S., The Empiricists (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988).

——, Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz: the Concept of Substance in Seventeenth-Century Metaphysics (London: Routledge, 1993).

Sixteenth-Century Philosophy

COLEMAN, JANET, A History of Political Thought from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance (Oxford: Blackwell, 2000).

COPENHAVER, B. P. and SCHMITT, CHARLES B., Renaissance Philosophy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992).

MCCONICA, JAMES, Renaissance Thinkers (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993).

MACHIAVELLI, NICCOLò, Il Principe (Milano: Mondadori, 1994).

MORE, THOMAS Utopia, ed. Edward Surtz (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1964).


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