Between Leibniz, Newton, and Kant

Philosophy and Science in the Eighteenth Century

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ISBN: 978-90-481-5774-7 (Print) 978-94-015-9729-6 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVI

  2. Seismic Vibrations in Metaphysics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-23

      Disciplinary Transformations in the Age of Newton: The Case of Metaphysics

  3. Metaphysics and the Analytical Method

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 25-25

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      Pages 27-45

      Leibniz’ Concept of Possible Worlds and the Analysis of Motion in Eighteenth-Century Physics

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 47-60

      The Limits of Intelligibility: The Status of Physical Science in D’Alembert’s Philosophy

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      Pages 61-92

      Order of Nature and Orders of Science

  4. Avenues of Newtonianism

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 93-93

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      Pages 95-110

      Samuel Clarke’s Annotations in Jacques Rohault’s Traité de Physique, and How They Contributed to Popularising Newton’s Physics

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      Pages 111-127

      Kant on Extension and Force: Critical Appropriations of Leibniz and Newton

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      Pages 129-145

      Enlightenment Scotland’s Philosophico-Chemical Physics

  5. Can Matter Think?

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 147-147

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      Pages 149-173

      Materialistic Theories of Mind and Brain

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      Pages 175-188

      Kant’s Second Paralogism in Context

  6. Metaphysics and Natural Philosophy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 189-189

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      Pages 191-209

      Natural or Artificial Systems?

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 211-288