Table of contents for Philosophy in history : essays on the historiography of philosophy / edited by Richard Rorty, J.B. Schneewind, and Quentin Skinner.


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Preface
Introduction
Part I: 1. Philosophy and its history Charles Taylor
2. The relationship of philosophy to its past Alasdair MacIntyre
3. The historiography of philosophy: four genres Richard Rorty
4. Why do we study the history of philosophy? Lorenz Krüger
5. Five parables Ian Hacking
6. Seven thinkers and how they grew: Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz
Locke, Berkeley, Hume
Kant Bruce Kuklick
7. 'Interesting questions' in the history of philosophy and elsewhere Wolf Lepenies
8. The divine corporation and the history of ethics J. B. Schneewind
9. The idea of negative liberty: philosophical and historical perspectives Quentin Skinner
Part II: 10. The sceptic in his place and time M. F. Burnyeat
11. The sceptic's two kinds of assent and the question of the possibility of knowledge Michael Frede
12. The concept of 'trust' in the politics of John Locke John Dunn
13. Berkeley and Hume: a question of influence Michael Ayres
14. Frege: the early years Hans Sluga
15. Moore's rejection of idealism Thomas Baldwin
16. The nature of the proposition and the revolt against idealism Peter Hylton
Index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Philosophy History, Philosophy Historiography