A Companion to Rationalism (Blackwell Companions to by Alan Nelson

By Alan Nelson

This ebook is a wide-ranging exam of rationalist inspiration in philosophy from precedent days to the current day.

  • Written via a wonderfully certified forged of philosophers
  • Critically analyses the idea that of rationalism
  • Focuses mostly at the golden age of rationalism within the 17th and early eighteenth centuries
  • Also covers old rationalism, nineteenth-century rationalism, and rationalist subject matters in fresh thought
  • Organised chronologically
  • Various philosophical equipment and viewpoints are represented

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