A Brief History of Modern Philosophy

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A Brief History of Modern Philosophy  (1912) 
by Harald Høffding, translated by Charles Finley Sanders
1912. Page scans of a 1922 printing are available.

Table of contents[edit]

  1. Pomponazzi, Machiavelli, Montaigne
  2. Vives, Melanchthon, Althusius, Grotius
  3. Bodin, Cherbury, Bohme
  4. Ramus, Sanchez, Bacon
1. Nicholas of Cusa
2. Telesius
3. Copernicus
4. Bruno
1. Leonardo
2. Kepler
3. Galileo
1. Descartes
2. Hobbes
3. Spinoza
4. Leibnitz
1. Locke
2. Newton
3. Berkeley
4. Shaftesbury
5. Hume
6. Smith
1. Voltaire and the Encyclopedists 118
2. Rousseau 123
1. The German Enlightenment 132
2. Lessing 135
1. The Development of the Kantian Theory of Knowledge 140
a. First Period. 1755-1769 140
b. Second Period. 1769-1761 140
2. Critique of Pure Reason 144
a. Subjective Deduction 144
b. Objective Deduction 146
3. Phenomena and Thing-in-itself 148
4. Criticism of Speculative Philosophy . . . . , .150
1. The Historical Development of the Kantian Ethics . 154
2. The Specifically Kantian Ethics 155
3. The Religious Problem 156
4. Speculative Ideas on the Basis of Biology and Esthetics 159
1. Hamann, Herder, Jacobi 163
2. Reinhold, Maimon, Schiller 165
1. Fichte 171
2. Schelling 177
3. Hegel 182
1. Schleiermacher 189
2. Schopenhauer 194
3. Kierkegaard 201
1. Fries 205
2. Herbart 207
3. Beneke 211
1. The Dissolution of the Hegelian School 213
2. Feuerbach 214
(The Authority, the Psychological and the Social Schools.) 219
1. Charles Darwin 247
2. Herbert Spencer 250
1. Dühring 261
2. Ardigo 264
Introduction. (Modern Materialism) 268
A. Modern Idealism in Germany 271
1. Lotze 271
2. Hartmann . 275
3. Fechner 278
4. Wundt 280
1. Bradley 284
2. Fouillee 287
1. German Neokantianism 290
2. French Criticism and the Philosophy of Discontinuity 292
3. The Economico-biological Theory of Knowledge . . 296
1. Maxwell, Mach 298
2. Avenarius 299
3. William James 301
1. Guyau 304
2. Nietzsche 306
3. Eucken 310
4. William James 312


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