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Eighteenth-Century Thought

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Volume 1 (2003), ISBN 978-0-404-63761-3

Contents
Barbara J. Shapiro, “Empiricism and English Political Thought, 1550-1720”
Susan Rosa, “Bossuet, James II and the Crisis of Catholic Universalism”
Jacqueline Broad, “Adversaries or Allies? Occasional Thoughts on the Masham-Astell Exchange”
Marina Frasca-Spada, “Belief and Animal Spirits in Hume's Treatise
W.V.Quine and edited by James G. Buickerood, “1946 Lectures on David Hume's Philosophy”
Howard M. Lenhoff and Sylvia G. Lenhoff, “Abraham Trembley and His Polyps, 1744: The Unique Biology of Hydra and Trembley's Correspondence with Martin Folkes”
Dorinda Outram, “The Work of the Fool: Enlightenment Encounters with Folly, Laughter and Truth”
Jorge Cañizarez-Esguerra, “Eighteenth-Century Spanish Political Economy: Epistemology and Decline”
Andrew Smith, “Progress, Cyclicality, and Decline: Competing Philosophies of History in Pre-Revolutionary French Historical Writing”
John H. Zammito, “‘The Most Hidden Conditions of Men of the First Rank’: The Pantheist Current in Eighteenth-Century Germany 'Uncovered' by the Spinoza Controversy”

Review Essay
J. G. A. Pocock on Jorge Cañizares Esguerra, How to Write the History of the New World

Book Reviews
Brian Young on Joseph M. Levine, The Autonomy of History: Truth and Method from Erasmus to Gibbon
Jacob Soll on Barbara J. Shapiro, A Culture of Fact. England, 1550-1720
Peter R. Anstey on Jean S. Yolton, ed., John Locke as Translator: Three of the “Essais” of Pierre Nicole in French and English
John Robertson on James Moore and Michael Silverthorne, eds., Natural Rights on the Threshold of the Scottish Enlightenment. The Writings of Gershom Carmichael
Bruce Kuklick on Jonathan Edwards, edited by M.X. Lesser The Works of Jonathan Edwards. Volume 19, Sermons and Discourses, 1734-1738
Anita Guerrini on William Clark, Jan Golinski, and Simon Schaffer, eds., The Sciences in Enlightened Europe
Katherine Bradfield on Stephen Buckle, Hume's Enlightenment Tract: The Unity and Purpose of “An Enquiry concering Human Understanding”
John Gascoigne on Richard Yeo, Encyclopaedic Visions: Scientific Dictionaries and Enlightenment Culture

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Volume 2 (2004), ISBN 978-0-404-63762-0

Contents
Richard Yeo, “John Locke's ‘New Method’ of Commonplacing: Managing Memory and Information”
Ian Hunter, “Christian Thomasius on the Right of Protestant Princes Regarding Heretics”
Anna Marie Roos, “Bryan Robinson (1680-1754), Theories of Respiration, and the Atmospheric Acids of Sir Isaac Newton”
Aaron Garrett, “Hume𔄩s ‘Original Difference’: Race, National Character and the Human Sciences”
James G. Buickerood, “Addenda to Quine on Hume”
Tatiana Tsakiropoulou-Summers, “Tantum potuit suadere libido: Religion and Pleasure in Polignac's Anti-Lucretius
Lisa Rosner, “Ants in the Academy: Formic Acid and the University Dissemination of Enlightenment Science”
Thomas Ahnert, “The Soul, Natural Religion and Moral Philosophy in the Scottish Enlightenment”
Alan P. F. Sell, “Some Theological Aspects of the English Enlightenment Calmly Consider’d”
Claudia M. Schmidt, “Kant on the Disorders and Talents of Cognition in the Anthropology from a Pragmatic Point of View

Review Essay
John R. Milton on Jeremy Waldron, God, Locke, and Equality: Christian Foundations in Locke's Political Thought

Book Reviews
Jan Golinski on William R. Newman and Lawrence M. Principe, Alchemy Tried in the Fire: Starky, Boyle, and the Fate of Helmontian Chymistry
Desmond M. Clarke on Jacqueline Broad, Women Philosophers of the Seventeenth Century
John Dunn on Peter Josephson, The Great Art of Governemnt: Locke’s Use of Consent
Jon Butler on Joseph Linck, Fully Instructed and Vehemently Opposed: Catholic Preaching in Anglo-Colonial America
David W. Bates on Jessica Riskin, Science in the Age of Sensibility: The Sentimental Empiricists of the French Enlightenment
David Beeson on Mary Terrall, The Man Who Flattened the Earth: Maupertuis and the Sciences in the Enlightenment
Lisa Rosner on Giuliano Pancaldi, Volta: Science and Culture in the Age of Enlightenment
Jenny Keefe on Gordon Macintyre, Dugald Stewart: The Pride and Ornament of Scotland

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Volume 3 (2007), ISBN 978-0-404-63763-7

Contents
Earle Havens, Preface
James G. Buickerood and Earle Havens, “Lasting Monuments to the Admiration of Posterity: Charting Locke’s Legacy”
Jonathan I. Israel, “John Locke and the Intellectual Legacy of the Early Enlightenment”
Mark Goldie, “The Early Lives of John Locke”
J. R. Milton, “John Locke: The Modern Biographical Tradition”
Justin Champion, “‘A Law of continuity in the progress of theology’: Assessing the Legacy of John Locke's Reasonableness of Christianity, 1695–2004”
Ian Harris, “The Legacy of Two Treatises of Government
G. A. J. Rogers, “Locke’s Essay Concerning Human Understanding: The Philosophical Legacy”
Paul Schuurman, “Locke’s Modest Impact on Eighteenth-Century Natural Science: The Encyclopedic Evidence”
Barbara Arneil, “Citizens, Wives, Latent Citizens and Non-Citizens in the Two Treatises: A Legacy of Inclusion, Exclusion, and Assimilation”

Essays
John Kane, “Man the Maker versus Man the Taker: Locke’s Theory of Property as a Theory of Just Settlement”
Philip Milton, “Pierre Des Maizeaux, A Collection of Several Pieces of Mr. John Locke, and the Foundation of the Locke Canon”
Gabriel Glickman, “Andrew Michael Ramsay (1686–1743), the Jacobite Court and the English Catholic Enlightenment”
Derya Gurses Tarbuck, “Duncan Forbes of Culloden, Presbyterian Whig and Hutchinsonian: Towards a Reinterpretation of the History of Ideas in Eighteenth-Century Britain”

Review Essays
John W. Yolton on Paul Schurmann, Ideas, Mental Faculties and Method: The Logic of Ideas in Descartes and Locke and its Reception in the Dutch Republic
Peter Loptson on John W. Yolton, The Two Intellectual Worlds of John Locke: Man, Person, and Spirits in the “Essay”
Saul Traiger on Claudia Schmidt, David Hume: Reason in History
John Stephens on Robert E. Schofield, The Enlightened Joseph Priestley: A Study of His Life and Work from 1773 to 1804
Michael Funk Deckard on Luke Gibbons, Edmund Burke and Ireland: Aesthetics, Politics, and the Cultural Sublime
James Harris on Joseph Houston, ed., Thomas Reid: Context, Influence, Significance

Book Reviews
Anita Guerrini on Roy Porter, ed., The Cambridge History of Science. Vol. 4: Eighteenth-Century Science
Toby Barnard on Clare O'Halloran, Golden Ages and Barbarous Nations: Antiquarian Debate and Cultural Politics in Ireland, c. 1750–1800