Item description for Third Force in Seventeenth-Century Thought (Brill's Studies in Intellectual History) by Richard H. Popkin...
This volume consists of more than twenty articles by Richard H. Popkin on the history of modern philosophy, written between 1980 and 1990, including several not published before this. The topics covered in these studies range over religious and theological influences in modern philosophy, further material in the history of scepticism dealing with Hobbes, Henry More and Pascal, as well as Moritz Schlick, new findings about Spinoza, pre-Adamism, Ralph Cudworth, Isaac Newton's religious views, 18th century racism, and the liberalism of Condorcet.
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Popkin is the author or editor of over 30 books and 300 articles on philosophy, the history of ideas and Jewish intellectual history. He is currently Professor Emeritus at Washington University (St. Louis) and Adjunct Professor of History and Philosophy at UCLA.
Richard H. Popkin was born in 1923 and died in 2005 and has an academic affiliation as follows - UCLA Washington University, St. Louis (Emeritus) UCLA Washington Unive.