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£47.99

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Published: 05 September 2020

248 Pages

235x156mm

ISBN: 9780197501627


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Anton Wilhelm Amo's Philosophical Dissertations on Mind and Body

Edited and translated by Stephen Menn and Justin E. H. Smith

  • The most thorough treatment of Amo's life and work ever published.
  • For the first time, an accurate translation with the full annotation (including tracking down the texts that Amo refers to) needed for understanding Amo's argument.
  • A full discussion of Amo's immediate intellectual context; of the institutional context of early modern dissertations and disputations (whose conventions make them very difficult to follow without a guide); and of the early modern debates about mind and body, causation, and representation, in which Amo is staking out his own position.