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Platonism and Cartesianism in the philosophy of Ralph Cudworth.

Maria Mother

Platonism and Cartesianism in the philosophy of Ralph Cudworth.

by Maria Mother

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Published by H. Lang in Bern .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cudworth, Ralph, 1617-1688

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. ix-x.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB1201.C64 G9
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 163 p.
    Number of Pages163
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5926228M
    LC Control Number64042061
    OCLC/WorldCa1298765

    an idealist current in philosophy that originated with Plato’s teachings. The basic content of Platonism is the theory of ideas. In Platonism, “idea” is understood as a vitally functioning logical concept, brought to the limit of generalization, containing the principle and method of comprehending each thing, possessing an artistic structure, and existing as a specific substance. 2See the detailed study of Cudworth’s relationship to Descartes by Gysi, Platonism and Cudworth’s concept of self-consciousness, see Thiel, ‘Cudworth and Seventeenth-century Theories of Consciousness’. BRITISH JOURNAL FOR THE HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY Downloaded by [University of Cambridge] at 02 October File Size: 1MB.

    Platonism permeated the philosophy of the Church Fathers, the writings of Anselm and Abelard, the twelfth-century renaissance, the Italian Renaissance and the northern renaissance. Indeed the mathematical treatment of nature, which inspired the birth of modern science in the works of Kepler and Galileo, stems in part from late medieval. Other leading members were Ralph Cudworth Cudworth, Ralph, –88, English theologian and philosopher. He was a noted representative of the Cambridge Platonists. Cudworth's most ambitious work, The True Intellectual System of the Universe, was never completed. The Cambridge Platonism of More and Cudworth came to be regarded as a dead end.

    Abstract. The frontispiece of Ralph Cudworth’s True Intellectual System of the Universe presents in visual summary, the classification of ancient philosophers into theists and atheists which occupies the book’s nine hundred pages. The theists are represented by Pythagoras, Aristotle and Socrates, grouped on the left, with their eyes or hands directed by: 2. From Plato to Platonism is the most recent installment s attitude towards Plato and his philosophy to the grounding presence of Plotinus in the history of late ancient philosophy. From Plato to Platonism does not re-evaluate contested topics such as the This is the kind of book that anyone who works on Platonism will have to reckon with.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Maria, Mother, Platonism and Cartesianism in the philosophy of Ralph Cudworth. Bern, Lang, (). Get this from a library. Platonism and cartesianism in the philosophy of Ralph Cudworth. [Lydia Gysi; Universität Basel.].

The Cambridge Platonists were a group of English seventeenth-century thinkers associated with the University of Cambridge. The most important philosophers among them were Henry More (–) and Ralph Cudworth (–), both fellows of Christ's College, Cambridge.

The group also included Benjamin Whichcote (–), Peter Sterry (–), John Smith (–), Nathaniel. Platonism is the philosophy of Plato and philosophical systems closely derived from it, though contemporary platonists do not necessarily accept all of the doctrines of Plato.

Platonism had a profound effect on Western ism at least affirms the existence of abstract objects, which are asserted to exist in a third realm distinct from both the sensible external world and from the.

Carter, Benjamin, ‘Ralph Cudworth and the theological origins of Consciousness’ in The History of the Human Sciences, 23 (): ———. ‘Ralph Cudworth’ in The History of Western Philosophy of Religion: Volume 3 – Early Modern Philosophy of Religion, edited by Graham Oppy and Nick Trakakis (Durham: Acumen, ) ———.

The Rev. Prof. Ralph Cudworth FRS ( – 26 June ) was an English Anglican clergyman, Christian Hebraist, classicist, theologian and philosopher, and a leading figure among the Cambridge Platonists. From a family background embedded in the early nonconformist environment of Emmanuel College where he studied (–45), he became 11th Regius Professor of Hebrew (–88), 26th Alma mater: University of Cambridge:.

Click to read more about Platonism and Cartesianism in the Philosophy of Ralph Cudworth by Lydia GYSI. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: Lydia GYSI.

PLATONISM. A term with a variety of meanings in the history of philosophy. In its original imposition, it refers to the doctrines of plato himself, and by extension includes the teachings of others who developed characteristic Platonic themes such as (1) the teaching on forms or ideas, with its accompanying absolute realism, emphasis on mathematical intelligibility, and mistrust of sense.

For discussions of Cudworth the philosopher see John H. Muirhead, The Platonic Tradition in Anglo-Saxon Philosophy (), and Lydia Gysi, Platonism and Cartesianism in the Philosophy of Cudworth (). John Arthur Passmore, Ralph Cudworth: An Interpretation (), contains the most comprehensive bibliography.

Additional Sources. Centre for the Study of Platonism Fellow Dr. Adrian Mihai hosted the conference ‘Ralph Cudworth at the Crossroads of Modernity’, 11 Marchwith funds won as part of his post-doctoral fellowship from The British Conference, which coincides with Dr.

Mihai’s critical edition of Ralph Cudworth’s The True Intellectual System of the Universe, forthcoming with Brepols, traced. Platonism is an ancient Greek school of philosophy from the Socratic period, founded around B.C. by Socrates' student and disciple, Plato, and continued by his students and was based in the Academy, a precinct containing a sacred grove outside the walls of Athens, where Plato delivered his lectures (the prototype for later universities).

Baldi, M, ‘Cudworth versus Descartes: Platonism et sens commun dans la critique de Meditations,’ in The Cambridge Platonists in Philosophical Context edited by G.A.J. Rogers et al. Dordrecht: Kluwer Birch, Thomas, ‘An Account of the Life and Writings of R.

Cudworth D.D.,’ in Ralph Cudworth, The True Intellectual System of the. "excellent book exceptionally clear, insightful, and useful critical survey"--The Review of Modern Logic "Platonism and anti-platonism in mathematics is an impressive work.

Balaguer presents forceful arguments for the viability of both FBP and fictionalism, and against the feasibility of any substantially different Platonist or anti-Platonist Cited by:   Platonism at the Origins of Modernity: Studies on Platonism and Early Modern Philosophy.

(2 ratings by Goodreads) Hardback; It examines philosophers of Platonic tradition, such as Cusanus, Ficino, and Cudworth.

The book also addresses the impact of Platonism on major philosophers of the period, especially Descartes, Leibniz, Locke /5(2). T o cite this article: Sarah Hutton () From Cudworth to Hume: Cambridge Platonism and the Scottish Enlightenment, Canadian Journal of Philosophy, sup1,DOI: / The philosophy of Ralph Cudworth: a study of the True intellectual system of the universe [Lowrey, Charles E.

(Charles Emmet), d.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The philosophy of Ralph Cudworth: a study of the True intellectual system of the universeAuthor. Lowrey, Charles E. (Charles Emmet), d. Whichcote called reason "the candle of the Lord." Henry More (), Ralph Cudworth (), and John Smith () were three further distinguished Cambridge Platonists.

(Cudworth was the father of John Locke's lifelong friend and lady of the household in which he spent his last years, Damaris Cud-worth.).

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It examines philosophers of Platonic tradition, such as Cusanus, Ficino, and Cudworth. The book also addresses the impact of Platonism on major philosophers of the period, especially Descartes, Leibniz, Locke, Shaftesbury and Berkeley. Platonism and Cartesianism in the Philosophy of Ralph Cudworth.

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Cursory Reflections Upon a Book Call'd an Essay Concerning Human Understanding, University of California, William Andrews Clark. Lydia Gysi, Platonism and Cartesianism in the Philosophy of Ralph Cudworth, Bern (), pp. 17–24 Google Scholar 36f. R. A.

Greene, ‘Henry More and Robert Boyle on the Spirit of Nature’, in Journal of the History of Id pp. – ().Cited by: broke the mould of scholastic philosophy and were taken up in the universities in England, Scotland and Ireland, as well as extramurally.

The core members of the group were Benjamin Whichcote (), Peter Sterry (), John Smith (), Nathaniel Culverwell (), Henry More () and Ralph Cudworth ().Full text of "The philosophy of Ralph Cudworth: a study of the True intellectual system of the universe" See other formats.