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philosophical inquiry concerning human liberty

Collins, Anthony

philosophical inquiry concerning human liberty

republished with a preface by Joseph Priestley

by Collins, Anthony

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Published by Thoemmes in Bristol .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Free will and determinism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnthony Collins ; with a new introduction by John Stephens.
    SeriesEighteenth century English philosophy
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 80 p. ;
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18042156M
    ISBN 101855060523
    LC Control Number91005149

    Abstract. Four years after the Discourse of Free-thinking came the last and by far the best of Collins’ purely philosphical works. This was his Philosophical Inquiry concerning Human Liberty, on free will and necessity, published in , with a second, revised, edition in the same year. 1 It is the only book that receives extensive mention in his correspondence with : James O’Higgins. Determinism and Freewill: Anthony Collins' a Philosophical Inquiry Concerning Human Liberty'. with a Discussion of the Opinions of Hobbes, Locke liked it avg rating — 1 rating — published /5(5).

    An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding is a book by the Scottish empiricist philosopher David Hume, published in English in It was a revision of an earlier effort, Hume's A Treatise of Human Nature, published anonymously in London in –Hume was disappointed with the reception of the Treatise, which "fell dead-born from the press," as he put it, and so tried again to Author: David Hume. A philosophical inquiry concerning human liberty: republished with a preface by Joseph Priestley.

    With an appendix. To which are added, Letters by Dr. Clarke concerning liberty and necessity; From a gentleman of the University of Cambridge: with the Doctor’s answers to them. Also Remarks upon a book, entituled A philosophical enquiry concerning human liberty, by Samuel Clarke London: printed for James Knapton , Online Library of Liberty. David Hume, The Philosophical Works of David Hume. Including all the Essays, and exhibiting the more important Alterations and Corrections in the successive Editions by the Author. Vol. 3 - Essays Moral, Political and Literary; Vol. 4 An Inquiry Concerning the Human Understanding, An Inquiry Concerning the.


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Priestley admitted that it convert­ ed him to determinism and it had a powerful effect on Voltaire in the same : Springer Netherlands. The Philosophical Inquiry concerning Human Liberty of Anthony Collins' was considered by Joseph Priestley and Voltaire to be the best book written on freewill up to their own time.

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The Philosophical Inquiry concerning Human Liberty of Anthony Collins' was considered by Joseph Priestley and Voltaire to be the best book written on freewill up to their own time.

Priestley admitted that it convert­ ed him to determinism and it had a powerful effect on Voltaire. Chandler says (p. 57): “Mr. Johnson, in one of his visits to the Dean [Berkeley], conversing with him on the work on hand [Alciphron] was more particularly informed by him that he himself [the Dean] had heard this strange declaration, while he was present in one of the deistical clubs, in the pretended character of a learner, that Collins was.

In he published A Philosophical Enquiry Concerning Human Liberty in which he argues for a compatibilist form of determinism and rejects freedom of the will. Samuel Clarke reviewed the book, continuing the argument that had begun during the Collins-Clarke correspondence of –   Page:A Philosophical Inquiry Concerning Human Liberty (Foote).djvu/ From Wikisource.

Jump to navigation Jump to search. This page needs to be proofread. viii. ANTHONY COLLINS. highly extolled by Naigeon in the Encyclopædie Methodique which devotes over a hundred columns to the article “Collins.”.

"The book is very carefully compiled, the references are given with exactitude, and the work is calculated to be of the greatest use to the opponents of Christianity." —National Reformer. "The book is worth reading. It is fair, and on the whole correct."—Weekly Times.

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To us the duty and necessity of free inquiry seem truisms. At the beginning of last century this plea was a necessary one. Only a century previously Legate and Wightman had been burnt to death for Anti-Trinitarianism, and, as late as Thomas Aitkenhead was hung for blasphemy at Edinburgh, for calling the books of Moses, Ezra’s fables.

xvi. ANTHONY COLLINS interest to others, till in all the debts were discharged by his integrity, care and management. These duties appear to have taken up Collins’s attention, for it was not till that his next work appeared.Philosophical Inquiries into the Essence of Human Freedom (German: Philosophische Untersuchungen über das Wesen der menschlichen Freiheit und die damit zusammenhängenden Gegenstände) is an work by Friedrich was the last book he finished in his lifetime, running to some 90 pages of a single long essay.Get this from a library!

A philosophical inquiry concerning human liberty. [Anthony Collins].