Chapter 9. Early Modern Philosophy

  1. Dale Jamieson
  1. Charles Taliaferro

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751664.ch9

A Companion to Environmental Philosophy

A Companion to Environmental Philosophy

How to Cite

Taliaferro, C. (2001) Early Modern Philosophy, in A Companion to Environmental Philosophy (ed D. Jamieson), Blackwell Publishers Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751664.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781557869104

Online ISBN: 9780470751664

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Keywords:

  • modern philosophy;
  • reformation;
  • famine;
  • god's existance;
  • eternal law

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The medieval background

  • The emergence of modern science

  • Materialism and dualism

  • Empirical philosophies of nature

  • Rationalist philosophy of nature

  • Empires, naturism, and fideism