Experimental philosophy and the origins of empiricism

The emergence of experimental philosophy was one of the most significant developments in the early modern period. However, it is often overlooked in modern scholarship, despite being associated with leading figures such as Francis Bacon, Robert Boyle, Isaac Newton, Jean Le Rond d'Alembert, Davi...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Anstey, Peter R., Vanzo, Alberto (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2023
Series:Ideas in context
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Collection: Cambridge Books Online - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • The origins of the experimental/speculative distinction
  • Experimental philosophy in the seventeenth century
  • Experimental natural history
  • Mathematical experimental philosophy
  • Experimental philosophy in France
  • Experimental philosophy and moral philosophy
  • Experimental philosophy in eighteenth-century Germany
  • Kant and the genesis of empiricism
  • Reinhold, Tennemann, and the rise of empiricism