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Published: 24 August 2017

352 Pages


ISBN: 9780190274870

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Richard Baxter and the Mechanical Philosophers

David S. Sytsma

Oxford Studies in Historical Theology

  • The first work to analyze Richard Baxter's response to Thomas Willis's De anima brutorum (1672)
  • Makes a new argument for Francisco Suarez's De legibus's influence on Baxter's ethics
  • Considers Baxter's response to Descartes's laws of motion