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The Moral Culture of the Scottish Enlightenment1690-1805

The Moral Culture of the Scottish Enlightenment: 1690-1805

Thomas Ahnert

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300153804
eISBN:
9780300153811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300153804.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In the European Enlightenments it was often argued that moral conduct rather than adherence to certain theological doctrines was the true measure of religious belief. This book shows that the ... More

On Being a Language TeacherA Personal and Practical Guide to Success

On Being a Language Teacher: A Personal and Practical Guide to Success

Norma Lopez-Burton and Denise Minor

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300186895
eISBN:
9780300189582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186895.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book provides an innovative, personal approach to second language teaching. Through illustrative personal anecdotes, this text guides new and aspiring language teachers through key pedagogical ... More

On the Purity of the Art of LogicThe Shorter and the Longer Treatises

On the Purity of the Art of Logic: The Shorter and the Longer Treatises

Walter Burley

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300082005
eISBN:
9780300132878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300082005.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This book presents a complete English translation of On the Purity of the Art of Logic, a handbook of logic written in Latin by English philosopher Walter Burley (c.1275–1344/5). The work circulated ... More

Persuasion and Rhetoric

Persuasion and Rhetoric

Carlo Michelstaedter

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104349
eISBN:
9780300130126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104349.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This translation of Carlo Michelstaedter's Persuasion and Rhetoric brings the powerful and original work of a seminal cultural figure to English-language readers for the first time. Ostensibly a ... More

Politics, Law, and MoralityEssays by V.S. Soloviev

Politics, Law, and Morality: Essays by V.S. Soloviev

Vladimir Soloviev

Vladimir Wozniuk (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300079951
eISBN:
9780300128376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300079951.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Considered one of Russia's greatest philosophers, Vladimir S. Soloviev (1853–1900) was also a theologian, historian, poet, and social and political critic. His works have emerged to enjoy renewed ... More

Provisional PoliticsKantian Arguments in Policy Context

Provisional Politics: Kantian Arguments in Policy Context

Elisabeth Ellis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125221
eISBN:
9780300152050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125221.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book argues that if we are to vindicate moral reasoning in politics, we must focus on the conditions of political discourse rather than the contents of any particular ethical system. This book ... More

Reforming LiberalismJ.S. Mill's Use of Ancient, Religious, Liberal, and Romantic Moralities

Reforming Liberalism: J.S. Mill's Use of Ancient, Religious, Liberal, and Romantic Moralities

Robert Devigne

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112429
eISBN:
9780300133905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112429.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book challenges prevailing interpretations of the political and moral thought of John Stuart Mill and the theoretical underpinnings of modern liberal philosophy. The book explains how Mill drew ... More

Spinoza's Book of LifeFreedom and Redemption in the Ethics

Spinoza's Book of Life: Freedom and Redemption in the Ethics

Steven Smith

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100198
eISBN:
9780300128499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100198.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Most readers of Spinoza treat him as a pure metaphysician, a grim determinist, or a stoic moralist, but none of these descriptions captures the book of the Ethics. Offering a new reading of Spinoza's ... More

Tocqueville and His AmericaA Darker Horizon

Tocqueville and His America: A Darker Horizon

Arthur Kaledin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300119312
eISBN:
9780300176209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300119312.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book offers an original combination of biography, character study, and wide-ranging analysis of Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America, bringing new light to that classic work. It examines ... More

The Watershed of Modern PoliticsLaw, Virtue, Kingship, and Consent (1300-1650)

The Watershed of Modern Politics: Law, Virtue, Kingship, and Consent (1300-1650)

Francis Oakley

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300194432
eISBN:
9780300213799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194432.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This is the third volume in a trilogy which engages in the political thinkers of the later Middle Ages, Renaissance, Age of Reformation, and religious wars, and the era that produced the Divine Right ... More

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