Samuel Clarke: A Demonstration of the Being and Attributes of God: And Other Writings
Cambridge University Press, 1998 M04 13 - 168 páginas
Samuel Clarke was by far the most gifted and influential Newtonian philosopher of his generation, and A Demonstration of the Being and Attributes of God, which constituted the 1704 Boyle Lectures, was one of the most important works of the first half of the eighteenth century, generating a great deal of controversy about the relation between space and God, the nature of divine necessary existence, the adequacy of the Cosmological Argument, agent causation, and the immateriality of the soul. Together with the other texts presented in this edition, it also provides the best introduction to Clarke's philosophical views, which, in addition to their intrinsic interest, are historically important for the light they shed both on the philosophical positions within the Newtonian circle and on the exchange between Clarke and Leibniz, the most famous philosophical controversy of the eighteenth century.
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A Demonstration of the Being and Attributes of God
The Answer to a Seventh Letter
Letters to Dr Clarke concerning Liberty and Necessity
From Remarks Upon a Book
From Clarkes Sermons on Several Subjects
From A Discourse concerning the Unchangeable Obligations of Natural Religion
From Four Defences of a Letter to Mr Dodwell
From A Collection of Papers which passed between the late learned Mr Leibniz and Dr Clarke
Several Letters to the Reverend Dr Clarke
The Answer to a Sixth Letter
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