Sir William Hamilton; (english Philosophers.)

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byWilliam Henry Stanley Monck

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1881. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX. Hamiltonian Litebatcjbe. Such has been the impulse which Hamilton has given to speculative thought in this country that to enumerate the various works in which some portions of his system have been vindicated or criticized--adopted or rejected--would require an erudition almost equal to his own. The reader, however, who desires to pursue the theories which he advocated to their latest developments, and to study the principal animadversions which have been made on them will obtain some information from the following list, which makes no pretension to completeness. The great criticism on the Hamiltonian system is the late Mr. J. S. Mill's Examination of Sir William Hamilton's Philosophy. The first edition of this work appeared in 1865. The fourth edition--the last during the author's lifetime--was published in 1872. The later editions are much enlarged and improved, and contain answers to a number of writers who had defended Sir William Hamilton against the attacks made upon him in the first edition. This book has been frequently referred to in the text, even in some passages where Mr. Mill was not named. Sir William Hamilton's most illustrious disciple was the late Dean Mansel, who, however, sought to unite with the Hamiltonian System some Kautian elements. His notes to his edition of Aldrich's Logic and his Prolegomena Logica (1851; but a considerably enlarged edition appeared in 1860) chiefly expand Hamilton's views on the subject of Logic. The latter, however, contains an able discussion on the subject of Necessary Truths, including Hamilton's doctrine of Causality. Dean Mansel's Bampton Lectures on The Limits of Seligious Thought (1858) are intended as a development of the Hamiltonian doctrine of the Absolute and Infinite. Much of the Hamiltonian sy...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1881. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX. Hamiltonian Litebatcjbe. Such has been the impulse which Hamilton has given to speculative thought in this country that to ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:72 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217051219

ISBN - 13:9780217051217

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