Modern Philosophy

The leading anthology of writings of the modern period,Modern Philosophyprovides the key works of seven major philosophers, along with a rich selection of associated texts by other leading thinkers of the period, chosen to deepen the reader’s understanding of modern philosophy and its relationship to the natural sciences. Building on the strengths of the first edition, the second edition ofModern Philosophyis enhanced by the addition of the following selections: Montaigne,Apology for Raymond Sebond,”The Senses Are Inadequate”;Newton,Principia,”General Scholium,” andOptics,”Query 31”; Hume,Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion,Parts 1-5 and 9-12; Reid,Inquiry Into Human Mind, Conclusion, andEssays on the Intellectual Powers of Man,”Of Judgment,”chap. 2, Of Common Sense