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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (Suppl_1): 101–128.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Empire: AD 1656-1668 . 2d ed. New York: Oxford University Press. ____. [1684] 1992 . Abrégé de la Philosophie de Gassendi . 2d ed. 7 vols. Lyon: Anisson, Posuel et Rigaud. Bloch, Olivier. 1971 . La philosophie de Gassendi: Nominalisme, matérialisme, et métaphysique . La Haye: Martinus...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (Suppl_1): 361–385.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Gassendi, for example, were also sensists. Sensism, therefore, is more radical than empiricism. Empiricism, in fact, needs something more than pure sensation. John Locke, for instance, was rather an empiricist than a sensist stricto sensu, because to him the source of all knowledge comes from perception...
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History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (4): 643–677.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Offray de la Mettrie’s L’hom me m a chine (1748) and Helvétius’s De l’esprit (1759), derivatives of the Christianized Epicurean current in the Enlightenment brought on by Pierre Gassendi’s infl uential works (e.g., 1660, 1668, 1699), Lloyd quickly discarded the possibility of “inter- nal” agency...
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History of Political Economy (1989) 21 (4): 689–709.
Published: 01 November 1989
... Gassendi also returned to Aristotle’s logic in his late work. Aristotle, Gassendi writes, discovered and refined the art of the syllogism, the “heart and muscle of all reasoning” (quoted in Howard J. Jones, Pierre Gassendi’s tnstitutio Logica (1658), Assen, The Netherlands, 198 1, xlix-1). 23...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (4): 711–732.
Published: 01 November 2000
... liberalism.15 13. Therefore until his fiftieth birthday Locke was either a student or practitioner of medicine. 14. Maurice Cranston (1957) observes that while in France Locke befriended François Bernier, a Montpellier physician, who had just published an Abregé de la Philosophie de Gassendi...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (Suppl_1): 338–360.
Published: 01 December 2003
... a “thinking machine.” Earlier, and following Pierre Gassendi, Mandeville had argued in a sim- ilar vein that a person’s “moral anatomy” should be based on his or her physiology.9 Although much less outspokenly materialistic, Pierre Bayle once com- pared the human soul to a balance, which weighed...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (2): 407–409.
Published: 01 June 2008
... sentiment. He steers away from Spinoza and more toward Hobbes, Gassendi, and Bayle. In the last thinker he highlights the convergence of Augustinian and Epicurean currents and sees these sustained by Hume, among others. Hume’s personal views remain a subject of debate, but he was clearly anti-clerical...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (2): 409–411.
Published: 01 June 2008
..., is irreligion. Robert- son is inclined to the view that secularism was afoot, but did not preclude religious sentiment. He steers away from Spinoza and more toward Hobbes, Gassendi, and Bayle. In the last thinker he highlights the convergence of Augustinian and Epicurean currents and sees these sustained...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (2): 411–413.
Published: 01 June 2008
..., given the role of Bayle and Mandeville, is irreligion. Robert- son is inclined to the view that secularism was afoot, but did not preclude religious sentiment. He steers away from Spinoza and more toward Hobbes, Gassendi, and Bayle. In the last thinker he highlights the convergence of Augustinian...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (2): 413–414.
Published: 01 June 2008
..., given the role of Bayle and Mandeville, is irreligion. Robert- son is inclined to the view that secularism was afoot, but did not preclude religious sentiment. He steers away from Spinoza and more toward Hobbes, Gassendi, and Bayle. In the last thinker he highlights the convergence of Augustinian...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (2): 414–417.
Published: 01 June 2008
... sentiment. He steers away from Spinoza and more toward Hobbes, Gassendi, and Bayle. In the last thinker he highlights the convergence of Augustinian and Epicurean currents and sees these sustained by Hume, among others. Hume’s personal views remain a subject of debate, but he was clearly anti-clerical...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (2): 417–419.
Published: 01 June 2008
..., given the role of Bayle and Mandeville, is irreligion. Robert- son is inclined to the view that secularism was afoot, but did not preclude religious sentiment. He steers away from Spinoza and more toward Hobbes, Gassendi, and Bayle. In the last thinker he highlights the convergence of Augustinian...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (Suppl_1): 262–281.
Published: 01 December 2003
... than prior to 1752. This would support the view that Adam Smith’s Debts to Nature 267 letters on electricity (see Mizuta 2000). On mathematics and mechanics, he had the oeuvre of Francis Bacon, Galileo, Christian Huygens, Robert Hooke, Pierre Gassendi, Newton, Colin...
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History of Political Economy (1988) 20 (3): 337–356.
Published: 01 September 1988
... of mathematics at Amsterdam, Petty gained a letter of introduc- tion to Thomas Hobbes, himself in self-imposed exile from the Civil War, resident in Paris. Through Hobbes, Petty met other leading contemporary thinkers who were then living in Paris: Renk Descartes, Marin Mersenne, Pierre Gassendi...
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History of Political Economy (1977) 9 (3): 384–411.
Published: 01 September 1977
... a revival and extension of Stoic teaching, with continuity through the Middle Ages, the channels being the study of Roman law and the Christian theologians, especially Thomas Aquinas, and later Hugo Grotius, Pierre Gassendi, Hobbes, Samuel von Pufendorf, and Locke. Ashley found a great...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (3): 517–551.
Published: 01 September 2000
... to the mechanical 9. For a further introduction to Galen, see Brain 1986. 528 History of Political Economy 32:3 (2000) systems of René Descartes, Pierre Gassendi, Robert Boyle, and Isaac Newton that were sweeping science in the 1600s. For the purposes of thisarticle, Descartesprovidesthe best entry...