Scepticism in the Enlightenment

Starting with Richard Popkin's essay of 1963, `Scepticism in the Enlightenment', a new investigation into philosophical scepticism of the period was launched. The late Giorgio Tonelli and the late Ezequiel de Olaso examined in great detail the kinds of scepticism developed during the Enlig...

Full description

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Popkin, R.H. (Editor), de Olaso, Ezequiel (Editor), Tonelli, Giorgio (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 1997, 1997
Edition:1st ed. 1997
Series:International Archives of the History of Ideas Archives internationales d'histoire des idées
Online Access:
Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Scepticism in the Enlightenment
  • 2. Scepticism and Anti-Scepticism in the Latter Part of the Eighteenth Century
  • 3. The “Weakness” of Reason in the Age of Enlightenment
  • 4. Pierre-Jacques Changeux and Scepticism in the French Enlightenment
  • 5. Kant and the Ancient Sceptics
  • 6. Leibniz and Scepticism
  • 7. The Two Scepticisms of the Savoyard Vicar
  • 8. Scepticism, Old and New
  • 9. New Views on the Role of Scepticism in the Enlightenment
  • 10. Berkeley in the History of Scepticism
  • Index of Names