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This new study of David Hume’s philosophy of mathematics critically examines his objections to the concept of infinity, and his alternative phenomenalist theory of space and time as constituted by minima sensibilia or sensible extensionless indivisibles.
Edited by Jon Whitman
This major investigation of the theory and practice of interpretation is unparalleled in design. Concentrating on interpretive allegory, its interdisciplinary approach simultaneously opens and organizes new perspectives on historic developments - from pagan, Jewish, Christian, and Islamic ...
Edited by Lodi Nauta and Arjo Vanderjagt
Edited by Edith Sylla and Michael McVaugh
Written in honor of John E. Murdoch's seventieth birthday, the essays collected here focus on the interpretation of ancient and scientific texts not just as isolated intellectual productions but as responses to particular settings or contexts.
Richard C. Dales
This study of the interaction of the Aristotelian and Augustinian views of the soul traces the disarray of Latin concepts by 1240, the solutions of Bonaventure and Aquinas, the monopsychism controversy, and the variety of reactions to Aquinas's De unitate intellectus.
Edited by Jan Willem Drijvers and Alasdair A. MacDonald
The contributors in this book deal with various aspects of learning, in a broad historical and geographical perspective, which ranges from Ancient Babylon, via classical Greece and Rome, and the Middle East (both Christian and Islamic), through to the Latin and vernacular cultures of the ...
Ilse N. Bulhof
Using Darwin's The Origin of Species as a casepoint, this book shows that the language of scientists does remain language and that a skilful use of its rhetorical and poetic aspects often determines the 'facts' and the transmission of information.
Edited by John B. Friedman
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