History of Modern Philosophy
History of Modern Philosophy PHIL 4020
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PHIL 4020 HISTORY OF MODERN PHILOSOPHY SPRING 2008 What Is Modernity One way to characterize the modern period is to inventory the conceptual transfigurations that distinguish modernity from renaissance thought Somewhere between 1550 and 1750 the intellectual horizons of modern thought exclusive of philosophy per se shifted as follows I Logic and Mathematics 2 from synthesis to analysis includes analytic geometry and the calculus 2 development of number theory and therefore theory of computation 2 emergence of probability theory 2 foundations of the propositional calculus rediscovered II General Grammar 2 shift from designation by resemblance to designation by representation 2 distinctions drawn between naming and asserting 2 distinctions drawn between showing and saying Ill Theory of Perception 2 distinctions drawn between physical and sensory qualities 2 puzzles of the interior and the problem of scale microscopes amp telescopes IV Terrestrial Physics 2 from teleology to mechanism 2 law of free fall 2 law of inertia 2 principle of relativity 2 Fma V Celestial Physics 2 Copernican revolution 2 Kepler s laws 2 Newtonian synthesis UNIVERSAL GRAVITATION VI Chemistry 2 the chemical revolution quantitative analysis of chemical phenomena 2 models based on attraction and repulsion replace essential natures VII Biology 2 natural history the rise of enumerative continuous ordered tabulations 2 medicine from essence to autonomous disease entities 2 the rise of epidemiology WHAT IS MODERNITY Page I BONBARDI
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