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Enlightenment and Action from Descartes to Kant: Passionate Thought
This is the first book to trace systematically the philosophical origins and development of the idea that the improvement of human understanding requires public activity, through discussion of the work of Descartes, Hobbes, Locke, Spinoza, and Leibniz. Challenging the traditional views of 17th century philosophy and written in lucid, nontechnical language, it will be ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published August 13th 2001 by Cambridge University Press
(first published November 14th 1997)
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