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TitleThe Return of Scepticism [electronic resource] : From Hobbes and Descartes to Bayle / edited by Gianni Paganini
ImprintDordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 2003
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Descript XXVIII, 495 p. 2 illus. online resource


1. The English Context: From Hobbes to Locke -- Hobbes among ancient and modern sceptics: phenomena and bodies -- John Locke and the sceptics -- โ{128}{152}Conjectureโ{128}{153}, โ{128}{152}conceivabilityโ{128}{153}, โ{128}{152}existenceโ{128}{153} between Henry More and Ralph Cudworth -- 2. Descartes and his Context -- Charronโ{128}{153}s epochรฉ and Descartesโ{128}{153} cogito: the sceptical base of Descartesโ{128}{153} refutation of scepticism -- Scepticisme, tromperie et mensonge chez La Mothe Le Vayer et Descartes -- 3. Post-Cartesian Ramifications -- Against Descartes: Marten Schoockโ{128}{153}s De Scepticismo -- Huet, Malebranche and the birth of skepticism -- Arnauldโ{128}{153}s posthumous defense of the โ{128}{156}philosophie humaineโ{128}{157} against heretics and sceptics -- Foucher and the dilemmas of representation: a โ{128}{152}modernโ{128}{153} problem? -- Scepticism and analysis: Villemandy as a critic of Descartes -- Sceptical readings. of Cartesian evidence in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Italy -- 4. Politics and Religion -- Scepticism at Port-Royal: the perversion of Pyrrhonian doubt -- Sorbiรจreโ{128}{153}s scepticism: between naturalism and absolutism -- Scepticism and the theory of toleration: human fallibility and โ{128}{152}adiaphoraโ{128}{153} -- 5. Scepticism and Sciences -- Medicine and skepticism: Martรญn Martรญnez (1684โ{128}{147}1734) -- From Galileo to Vico. The uncertainty and arrogance of knowledge -- Scepticism and semantic theory: from Locke to Du Marsais -- Le vertige du pyrrhonisme: Hardouin face ร  lโ{128}{153}histoire -- 6. Bayleโ{128}{153}s Age -- Thรฉories sceptiques de la politique: Montaigne et Bayle -- Pierre Bayle on scepticism and โ{128}{156}common notionsโ{128}{157} -- Religious truth and freedom of conscience in Noodt and Barbeyrac: the confrontation with Bayle -- 7. After Bayle: Scepticism and Anti-Scepticism -- De la controverse anti-romaine ร  la thรฉologie naturelle: parcours antisceptiques de Jean-Alphonse Turrettini -- Formey et Crousaz, ou comment fallait-il combattre le scepticisme? -- Jean Meslier, le doute mรฉthodique et le matรฉrialisme

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