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Author Hunter, Ian, 1949-

Title Rival enlightenments : civil and metaphysical philosophy in early modern Germany / Ian Hunter.

Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.

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Description 1 online resource (xix, 398 pages).
Series Ideas in context
Ideas in context.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 377-391) and index.
Contents pt. I. Rival Enlightenments. 1. University metaphysics. 2. Civil philosophy -- pt. II. Civil and Metaphysical Philosophy. 3. Leibniz's political metaphysics. 4. Pufendorf's civil philosophy. 5. Thomasius and the desacralisation of politics. 6. Kant and the preservation of metaphysics. Postscript: The kingdom of truth and the civil kingdom.
Summary Rival Enlightenments is a major reinterpretation of early modern German intellectual history. Ian Hunter treats the civil philosophy of Pufendorf and Thomasius and the metaphysical philosophy of Leibniz and Kant as rival intellectual cultures or paideiai. Combining careful scholarship with vivid polemic, Hunter presents insights for philosophers and historians alike.
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Subject Pufendorf, Samuel, Freiherr von, 1632-1694.
Thomasius, Christian, 1655-1728.
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716.
Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.
Pufendorf, Samuel, 1632-1694 Freiherr von.
Thomasius, Christian, 1655-1728.
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, 1646-1716 Freiherr von.
Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.
Pufendorf, Samuel, Freiherr von, 1632-1694.
Thomasius, Christian, 1655-1728.
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716.
Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716.
Pufendorf, Samuel, Freiherr von, 1632-1694.
Thomasius, Christian, 1655-1728.
Thomasius, Christian.
Kant, Immanuel.
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm.
Pufendorf, Samuel von.
Philosophy, German -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Other Form: Print version: Hunter, Ian, 1949- Rival enlightenments. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001 0521792657 (DLC) 00041453 (OCoLC)44267868
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