BH1306 History of Modern Philosophy: the - nuvem

BH1306 History of Modern Philosophy: the rationalist perspective (4-04)
This discipline presents a general view of the birth of Modern Philosophy, in regard of some of its central
aspects. In this sense, the following themes will be approached: reason, experience and method; subject
and object on Modern Philosophy; metaphysics, truth and groundwork of knowledge; mathematization
and mechanization of nature; reason and faith.
Recommended Courses:
Required texts:
● DESCARTES, R. A Discourse on the Method of Correctly Conducting One’s Reason and Seeking
Truth in the Sciences. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.
● DESCARTES, R. Meditations on the First Philosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,
● DESCARTES, R. Rules for the Direction of the Mind. London: Allen & Unwin, 1957.
● ESPINOSA, B. Ethics: with the Treatise on the Emendation of the Intellect and Selected Letters.
Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing, 1992.
● ESPINOSA, B. Metaphysical Themes. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.
● ESPINOSA, B Tratado político (Political Treatise) Trea . São Paulo: Martins Fontes, 2009.
● ESPINOSA, B. Theological-Political Treatise. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
● BONJOUR, L.; BAKER, A. (Org.). Philosophical Problems: An Annotated Anthology. New York:
Longman, 2004.
Additional texts:
● ABREU, L. M. de A. Spinoza – a utopia da razão (Spinoza - the Utopia of Reason), Lisboa: Veja
Universidade, 1993.
● ALQUIÉ, F. A filosofia de Descartes (The Philosophy of Descartes). Lisboa: Editoral Presença,
● BEYSSADE, M. Descartes. Lisboa: Edições 70, 1979.
● CHAUI, M. A Nervura do real. Imanência e liberdade em Espinosa (The Nervure of the Real.
Immanence and Freedom in Spinoza). São Paulo: Cia. das Letras, 1999.
● CHAUI, M. Espinosa, uma filosofia da liberdade (Spinoza, a Philosophy of Freedom). São Paulo:
Moderna, 1995.
● COTTINGHAM, J. A Descartes Dictionary. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 1993.
● DELBOS, V. O espinosismo (The Spinozism). São Paulo: Discurso, 2002.
● GAUKROGER, S. Descartes: An Intellectual Biography. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995.
● GLEISER, M. A. Verdade e certeza em Espinosa (Truth and Certainty in Spinoza), Porto Alegre:
L&PM, 1999.
● HAMPSHIRE, S. Spinoza. London: Penguin Books, 1987.
● HARRIS, E. E. The substance of Spinoza. New Jersey: Humanities Press, 1995.
● LANDIM, R. Evidência e verdade no sistema cartesiano (Evidence and Truth on the Cartesian
System). São Paulo: Loyola, 1992.
● LEVY, L. O autômato espiritual. A subjetividade moderna segundo a Ética de Espinosa (The
Spiritual Automaton. The Modern Subjectivity according to Spinoza’s Ethics) , Porto Alegre: L&PM,
● MACHEREY, P. Introduction à l´Éthique de Spinoza. La première partie, la nature des choses
(Introduction to Spinoza’s Ethics. The First Part, the Nature of Things). Paris: PUF, 1997.
● SCRIBANO, E. A Reading Guide to Descartes’ Meditations on First Philosophy. Indiana: St.
Augustine Press, 2016.
● SCRUTON, R. Spinoza. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.
● SILVA, F. L. Descartes: a metafísica da modernidade (Descartes: The Metaphysics of Modernity).
São Paulo: Ed. Moderna, 2001.
● TEIXEIRA, L. A doutrina dos modos de percepção e o conceito de abstração na filosofia de
Espinosa (The Doctrine of the Means of Perception and the Concept of Abstraction in Spinoza’s
Philosophy), São Paulo: Unesp, 2001