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Reid, Thomas 1710-1796

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Works: 430 works in 1,527 publications in 6 languages and 31,333 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: B1533, 192
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An inquiry into the human mind by Thomas Reid( Book )

183 editions published between 1764 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book gives scholars a complete, critically edited text of Reid's book, together with a selection of related documents showing the development of Reid's thought. The book also comes with textual notes and details of previous editions
Essays on the active powers of the human mind by Thomas Reid( Book )

121 editions published between 1788 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of essays by the 18th-century philosopher Thomas Reid, with notes and commentary. Included discussions of epistemology, ethics, free will, moral psychology and meta-ethics"--Provided by publisher
Essays on the intellectual powers of man by Thomas Reid( Book )

97 editions published between 1785 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The essays cover a wide spectrum across of intellectual powers including the external senses, memory, conception, abstraction, judgment, reasoning, and 'taste' (aesthetic taste)." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2008 APA, all rights reserved)
The works of Thomas Reid, D.D., now fully collected, with selections from his unpublished letters by Thomas Reid( Book )

68 editions published between 1803 and 2009 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Reid's inquiry and essays by Thomas Reid( Book )

9 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and Swedish and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical ethics : being lectures and papers on natural religion, self-government, natural jurisprudence, and the law of nations by Thomas Reid( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the originator of the Scottish school of "common sense" philosophy and the foremost contemporary critic of David Hume's moral skepticism, Thomas Reid (1710-1796) played a hitherto unknown role in applying the tradition of natural law to morality and politics. When Reid succeeded Adam Smith as professor of moral philosophy in Glasgow in 1764, he taught a course covering pneumatology (theory of mind), practical ethics, and politics. In presenting for the first time the philosopher's manuscript lectures and papers on practical ethics, Knud Haakonssen shows how these writings not only add depth to Reid's criticism of Hume but also clarify his own social, moral, and political thought. As a whole, Reid's Practical Ethics constitutes a most significant addition of source material for the study of the Scottish Enlightenment. The papers assembled here demonstrate the extent to which the moral philosophy of the Enlightenment was influenced by natural jurisprudence. At the same time they reveal Reid's involvement with republican, utopian, and radical themes and elucidate the relations between religion and politics in the Enlightenment. Haakonssen's introduction is the first substantial systematic treatment of Reid's moral-political thought, connecting it with his general philosophy and setting it in the context of his life and time
Thomas Reid's Lectures on the fine arts by Thomas Reid( Book )

8 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The philosophical orations of Thomas Reid : delivered at graduation ceremonies in King's College, Aberdeen, 1753, 1756, 1759, 1762 by Thomas Reid( Book )

22 editions published between 1917 and 1999 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thomas Reid, contemporary and philosophy foe of David Hume, was the chief figure in the group of philosophers consituting the Scottish school of common sense. Between 1753 and 1762, Reid delivered four 'philosophical orations' at graduation ceremonies at King's College, Aberdeen. This volume contains the first English translation of those Latin orations, which reveal Reid's philosophical opinions during his formative years." [Back cover]
Essays on the intellectual powers of man by Thomas Reid( Book )

12 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition of Thomas Reid's Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man provides both a critically edited text of the work and the complete manuscript evidence relating to its composition
Thomas Reid on the animate creation : papers relating to the life sciences by Thomas Reid( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The volume falls into two main parts, the first of which contains a detailed introduction. This provided the first published account of Reid's reflections on the highly contraversial theories surrounding muscular motion and the reproduction of plants and animals, and relates them to the broader Enlightenment debates on these issues. It also contains the first systematic reconstruction of Reid's opposition to materialism, and views his polemics against the noted Dissenter Joseph Priestley in terms of their differing interpretations of the Newtonian legacy, their conflicting philosophical assumptions, and the cultural politics of Common Sense philosophy in the 1770s. The second part reproduces a selection of Reid's most significant papers on the life sciences, including his Glasgow Literary Society discourses on muscular motion and on Priestley's materialism, as well as other manuscripts which document the development of his scientific ideas
Philosophical works by Thomas Reid( Book )

25 editions published between 1967 and 1983 in English and German and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Reid on logic, rhetoric, and the fine arts : papers on the culture of the mind by Thomas Reid( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thomas Reid saw the three subjects of logic, rhetoric, and the fine arts as closely cohering aspects of one endeavor that he called the culture of the mind. This was a topic on which Reid lectured for many years in Glasgow, and this volume presents as near a reconstruction of these lectures as is now possible." "In addition, this volume continues the attractive combination of manuscript material and published work, in this case Reid's important and well-known essay on Aristotle's logic. This text was corrupted in earlier editions of Reid's works and is now restored to the state in which Reid left it."--Jacket
Thomas Reid's Lectures on natural theology (1780) by Thomas Reid( Book )

7 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on the intellectual and active powers of man by Thomas Reid( Book )

21 editions published between 1790 and 2005 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from the Scottish philosophy of common sense by G. A Johnston( Book )

6 editions published between 1915 and 2009 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The philosophy of Reid as contained in the "Inquiry into the human mind on the principles of common sense" by Thomas Reid( Book )

7 editions published between 1892 and 2007 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Œuvres complètes de Thomas Reid, chef de l'école écossaise, publiées par M. Th. Jouffroy, avec des Fragments de M. Royer-Collard et une introduction de L'éditeur by Thomas Reid( Book )

19 editions published between 1828 and 2009 in French and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Qu'est-ce que croire? by Roger Pouivet( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elements of the philosophy of the human mind by Dugald Stewart( Book )

6 editions published between 1792 and 1793 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After an interval of more than twenty years, I venture to present to the public a Second Volume on the Philosophy of the Human Mind. When the preceding Part was sent to the press, I expected that a few short chapters would comprehend all that I had further to offer concerning the Intellectual Powers; and that I should be able to employ the greater part of this Volume in examining those principles of our constitution, which are immediately connected with the Theory of Morals. On proceeding, however, to attempt an analysis of Reason, in the more strict acceptation of that term, I found so many doubts crowding on me with respect to the logical doctrines then generally received, that I was forced to abandon the comparatively limited plan according to which I had originally intended to treat of the Understanding, and, in the mean time, to suspend the continuation of my work, till a more unbroken leisure should allow me to resume it with a less divided attention. The volume which I now publish is more particularly intended for the use of Academical Students; and is offered to them as a guide or assistant, at that important stage of their progress when, the usual course of discipline being completed, an inquisitive mind is naturally led to review its past attainments, and to form plans for its future improvement"--Book. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2008 APA, all rights reserved)
Essays on the powers of the human mind by Thomas Reid( Book )

19 editions published between 1803 and 2009 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book describes the power of the human mind and the cognitive processes that take place through the use of our external senses. Among these cognitive processes is memory, which receives extensive coverage in the essays. The book also contains a preface section providing an account of the author's life and writings. This section is written by Dugald Stewart, who details the philosophy and publications of the deceased Thomas Reid, the book's author." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved)
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Practical ethics : being lectures and papers on natural religion, self-government, natural jurisprudence, and the law of nations
Alternative Names
Jui-te, Tʻo-ma-ssu 1710-1796

Reid, Thomas

Thomas Reid Brits filosoof

Thomas Reid filosofo scozzese

Thomas Reid schottischer Philosoph

Рид

Рид, Томас

Рид, Томас 1710-1796

Томас Рид

Томас Рийд

ריד, תומס 1710-1796

תומאס ריד

تامس رید نویسنده، ریاضی‌دان، کتابدار، و فیلسوف بریتانیایی

توماس ريد

토머스 리드

トマス・リード

托马斯·里德

Languages
English (761)

French (28)

German (13)

Spanish (6)

Swedish (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Essays on the active powers of the human mindEssays on the intellectual powers of manThe works of Thomas Reid, D.D., now fully collected, with selections from his unpublished lettersThomas Reid's inquiry and essaysPractical ethics : being lectures and papers on natural religion, self-government, natural jurisprudence, and the law of nationsThomas Reid's Lectures on the fine artsThe philosophical orations of Thomas Reid : delivered at graduation ceremonies in King's College, Aberdeen, 1753, 1756, 1759, 1762Essays on the intellectual powers of man