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2.7 - Christian Platonism in Early Modernity

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Published online by Cambridge University Press:  20 January 2021

Alexander J. B. Hampton
Affiliation:
University of Toronto
John Peter Kenney
Affiliation:
Saint Michael's College, Vermont
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This chapter is an overview of the varieties of Christian Platonism in early modern philosophy including canonical figures like Descartes, Malebranche, Leibniz, Berkeley, and Kant as well as the Cambridge Platonists, Cudworth, More, Smith, and Conway. It emphasizes the diversity of views inspired by the Christian Platonist tradition in response to Epicurean naturalism.

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Christian Platonism
A History
, pp. 280 - 302
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2020

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