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              Objectivity: A Very Short Introduction
               

              Objectivity: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Gaukroger, Stephen

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              Objectivity is both an essential and elusive philosophical concept. This Very Short Introduction explores the theoretical and practical problems raised by objectivity, and also deals with the way in which particular understandings of objectivity impinge on social research, scienc...e, and art.
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              ISBN 9780199606696
              Released NZ 8 Jun 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              The Aftermath of Syllogism: Aristotelian Logical Argument from Avicenna to Hegel
                

              The Aftermath of Syllogism: Aristotelian Logical Argument from Avicenna to Hegel (Paperback)

              Edited by Sgarbi, Marco; Cosci, Matteo; Contributions by Gaukroger, Stephen

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              Syllogism is a form of logical argument allowing one to deduce a consistent conclusion based on a pair of premises having a common term. Although Aristotle was the first to conceive and develop this way of reasoning, he left open a lot of conceptual space for further modification...s, improvements and systematizations with regards to his original syllogistic theory. From its creation until modern times, syllogism has remained a powerful and compelling device of deduction and argument, used by a variety of figures and assuming a variety of forms throughout history. The Aftermath of Syllogism investigates the key developments in the history of this peculiar pattern of inference, from Avicenna to Hegel. Taking as its focus the longue duree of development between the Middle Ages and the nineteenth century, this book looks at the huge reworking scientific syllogism underwent over the centuries, as some of the finest philosophical minds brought it to an unprecedented height of logical sharpness and sophistication. Bringing together a group of major international experts in the Aristotelian tradition, The Aftermath of Syllogism provides a detailed, up to date and critical evaluation of the history of syllogistic deduction.
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              ISBN 9781350123151
              Released NZ 25 Jul 2019
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Bloomsbury Studies in the Aristotelian Tradition
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              Descartes' Natural Philosophy
               

              Descartes' Natural Philosophy (Hardback)

              Edited by Gaukroger, Stephen; Schuster, John; Sutton, John

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              The most comprehensive collection of essays on Descartes' scientific writings ever published, this volume offers a detailed reassessment of Descartes' scientific work and its bearing on his philosophy.

              ISBN 9780415219938
              Released NZ 29 Jun 2000
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy
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              The Soft Underbelly of Reason: The Passions in the Seventeenth Century
               

              The Soft Underbelly of Reason: The Passions in the Seventeenth Century (Hardback, annotated edition)

              By Gaukroger, Stephen

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              This book seeks to reconstruct the thinking of 17th-century philosophers, theologians, artists and physicians, on the nature of passions. The author explains that although there were inevitable overlaps, the interests of each group were distinctive.

              ISBN 9780415170543
              Released NZ 29 Jan 1998
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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              Series Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy
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              The Blackwell Guide to Descartes' Meditations

              The Blackwell Guide to Descartes' Meditations (Paperback)

              Edited by Gaukroger, Stephen

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              Touches on major themes of Meditations , one of the most influential texts in the history of philosophy. This book situates the Meditations in its philosophical and historical context. It includes such topics as the mind-body relation, the nature of the mind, and the existence of... the material world.
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              ISBN 9781405118743
              Released NZ 21 Dec 2005
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              Series Blackwell Guides to Great Works
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              The Aftermath of Syllogism: Aristotelian Logical Argument from Avicenna to Hegel
               

              The Aftermath of Syllogism: Aristotelian Logical Argument from Avicenna to Hegel (Hardback)

              Edited by Sgarbi, Marco; Cosci, Matteo; Contributions by Gaukroger, Stephen

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              Syllogism is a theory of logic allowing one to deduce a consistent conclusion based on a pair of premises having a common term. Aristotle was the first to develop this way of reasoning and this inference schema, by the various forms and figures it may assume, has remained a power...ful and compelling device of deduction and argument since its induction in philosophy. The Aftermath of Syllogism investigates the key developments in the history of this Aristotelian theory of logic, from Avicenna to Hegel. Aristotle left a lot of conceptual space for further modifications, improvements and systematizations in regard to the extant syllogistic theory. Taking as its focus the key period of development between the Middle Ages and the nineteenth century, this book looks at the huge reworking syllogism underwent over the centuries, as some of the finest philosophical minds brought it to an unprecedented height of logical sharpness and sophistication. Bringing together a group of the major international experts currently working on the Aristotelian tradition, The Aftermath of Syllogism provides a detailed, up to date and critical evaluation of the history of syllogistic deduction.
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              ISBN 9781350043527
              Released NZ 25 Jan 2018
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Bloomsbury Studies in the Aristotelian Tradition
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              The Genealogy of Knowledge: Analytical Essays in the History of Philosophy and Science

              The Genealogy of Knowledge: Analytical Essays in the History of Philosophy and Science (Paperback)

              By Gaukroger, Stephen

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              First published in 1997, this volume expands the analytical philosophical tradition in the face of parochial Anglo-American philosophical interests. The essays making up the section on 'Antiquity' share one concern: to show that there are largely unrecognised but radical differen...ces between the way in which certain fundamental questions - concerning the nature of number, sense perception, and scepticism - were thought of in antiquity and the way in which they were thought of from the 17th century onwards. Part 2, on early modern thought, explores the theoretical characterisation of the role of experiment in early modern physical theory through Galileo's embracing of experiments, along with Descartes' automata and issues in a relatively neglected but especially intractable part of Descartes' philosophy: how he conceives of what a successful inference consists in and what it is that makes it successful. The final section deals with the philosophical foundations of physical theory, the distinction between the human and the natural sciences, the philosophical-cum-scientific foundations of Marx's idea of socialism, and Nietzche's criticisms of the very notion of science, concluding that Nietzsche's probing questions cannot be dismissed, as he has opened up some genuinely challenging issues which we ignore at our peril.
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              ISBN 9781138363618
              Released NZ 1 Feb 2020
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Routledge Revivals
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              The Uses of Antiquity: The Scientific Revolution and the Classical Tradition
                 

              The Uses of Antiquity: The Scientific Revolution and the Classical Tradition (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991)

              Edited by Gaukroger, Stephen

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              Today there are major Departments at the University of Melbourne, the University of New South Wales and the University of W ollongong, and smaller groups active in many other parts of Australia and in New Zealand.

              ISBN 9789401055109
              Released NZ 24 Sep 2012
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
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              Series Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
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              The Uses of Antiquity: The Scientific Revolution and the Classical Tradition
                 

              The Uses of Antiquity: The Scientific Revolution and the Classical Tradition (Hardback, 1991 ed.)

              Edited by Gaukroger, Stephen

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              Today there are major Departments at the University of Melbourne, the University of New South Wales and the University of W ollongong, and smaller groups active in many other parts of Australia and in New Zealand.

              ISBN 9780792311300
              Released NZ 31 Jul 1991
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
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              Descartes: An Intellectual Biography
               

              Descartes: An Intellectual Biography (Hardback)

              By Gaukroger, Stephen

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              Starting from the formula Cogito ergo sum , this is intellectual biography of Descartes traces his intellectual development from childhood, establishing the connections between his intellectual and personal life, and placing these in the context of the cultural environment of the... time.
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              ISBN 9780198239949
              Released NZ 30 Mar 1995
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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