© 1985

Philosophy, its History and Historiography

  • A. J. Holland

Part of the Royal Institute of Philosophy Conferences book series (RIPC, volume 3)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Conceptions of Philosophy’s History

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Anthony Manser
      Pages 41-46
    3. Jonathan Rée
      Pages 47-48
    4. Mary Hesse
      Pages 49-68
    5. Philip Pettit
      Pages 69-83
    6. Adam Morton
      Pages 85-86
    7. Philip Pettit
      Pages 91-92
  3. Philosophy in the Seventeenth Century

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-93
    2. Simon Schaffer
      Pages 117-143
    3. G. MacDonald Ross
      Pages 145-147
    4. Desmond M. Clarke
      Pages 165-178
    5. Edwin McCann
      Pages 209-231

About this book


The Royal Institute of Philosophy has been sponsoring conferences in alternate years since 1969. These have from the start been intended to be of interest to persons who are not philosophers by profession. They have mainly focused on interdisciplinary areas such as the philosophies of psychology, education and the social sciences. The volumes arising from these conferences have included discussions between philosophers and distinguished practitioners of other disciplines relevant to the chosen topic. Beginning with the 1979 conference on 'Law, Morality and Rights' and the 1981 conference on 'Space, Time and Causality' these volumes are now constituted as a series. It is h


Artes Immanuel Kant René Descartes Spinoza epistemology history of philosophy idealism metaphysics philosophy seventeenth century

Editors and affiliations

  • A. J. Holland
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of LancasterUK

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Philosophy, its History and Historiography
  • Editors Alan J. Holland
  • Series Title Royal Institute of Philosophy Conferences
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1985
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-90-277-1945-4
  • Softcover ISBN 978-94-011-7661-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-94-009-5317-8
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages X, 337
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics History, general
    History of Philosophy
    Philosophy, general
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`This is a rewarding volume which bears witness to the healthy state in which the history of philosophy at present finds itself.'
The Times Higher Education Supplement (1986)