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essay concerning the use of reasons in propositions ; A discourse of free-thinking

Collins, Anthony

essay concerning the use of reasons in propositions ; A discourse of free-thinking

by Collins, Anthony

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Published by Garland in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reason -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Free thought -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnthony Collins.
    SeriesThe Philosophy of John Locke
    ContributionsCollins, Anthony, 1676-1729.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBC177 .C65 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56, 178 p. ;
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3187366M
    ISBN 100824056019
    LC Control Number83048566

    Read this book for two reasons: Spinoza is mentioned in all my philosophy introduction comics I have and George Eliot was a follower of Spinoza (I'll get to that later). First off, this book might look like a quick read due to it's page numbers, but it's actually a difficult read/5. A Philosophical Inquiry concerning Human Liberty (). A Discourse on the Grounds and Reasons of the Christian Religion (). Other Relevant Works Further Reading Berman, David, `Anthony Collins: Aspects of his Thought and Writings', Hermathena, vol. (), pp. 49–

    Collins A (a) An essay concerning the use of the reason in propositions, the evidence whereof depends in a view of the controversy, occasion’d by a late book, intitled, a discourse of the grounds and reasons of the Christian religion, T. J Thomson A () Le discourse of free-thinking d’Anthony Collins et sa traduction. In other words the Leviathan had to be tamed. Taming the Leviathan significantly revised our understanding of the role of Hobbes and Hobbism in seventeenth-century England. Collins, Anthony, A discourse of free-thinking (). Coward, William, Second thoughts concerning the John, An Essay Concerning Toleration and Other Writings on Law Cited by:

    Atwood’s discourse often reveals an aversion to Reaganomics and the materialistic mentality of the s. This perspective on the era is affirmed by economist and journalist Jim Collins who recalls the “Wall Street” culture of this decade, that celebrated “the twin propositions that ‘greed is good’ and that ‘more is better. Works include Essay on the Use of Reason; A Discourse of Free-Thinking; A Philosophical Inquiry Concerning Haman Liberty; Discourse of the Grounds and Reasons of the Christian Religion; The Scheme of Literal Prophecy Considered. See also Deism, III 5.


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An Essay Concerning the Use of Reasons in Propositions; A Discourse of Free-Thinking (The Philosophy of John Locke) by Anthony Collins and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Essay concerning the Use of Reason.

His first notable work was his Essay concerning the Use of Reason in Propositions the Evidence whereof depends on Human Testimony (), in which he rejected the distinction between "above reason" and "contrary to reason", and demanded that revelation should conform to man's natural ideas of God.

Like all Era: Modern philosophy. An Essay Concerning the Use of Reason in Propositions, the Evidence Whereof Depends Upon Human Testimony. Anthony Collins [S.N.] () Abstract An Essay Concerning the Use of Reasons in Propositions ; a Discourse of Free-Thinking.

Anthony Collins - - Garland. Anthony Collins, (born JHeston, Middlesex, Eng.—died Dec. 13,London), prolific and provocative English Deist and freethinker and friend of the philosopher John Locke.

In Collins’ first noteworthy work, Essay concerning the use of Reason in propositions the evidence whereof depends on Human Testimony (), he demanded that revelation should conform to man’s ideas.

ANTHONY COLLINS AND THE QUESTION OF ATHEISM IN THE EARLY PART OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY the once notorious Discourse of free-thinking (), a book that drew strong criticism from Swift, Bentley, Hoadley, Berkeley and Steele.

and abbreviated titles, of Collins' works: An essay concerning the use of reason in propositions (2nd ed. Reasonableness of assenting to the mysteries of Christianity asserted and vindicated. With some remarks upon a book entitul’d, An essay concerning the use of reason in propositions, the evidence whereof depends upon human testimony.

In a letter to a friend. London, printed for. Collins, Anthony, [], An Essay Concerning the Use of Reason and A Discourse of Free Thinking, ed. Peter Schouls, Republished New York, Garland Press, A republication of Collins’ first book and his book on free thinking, both in their original 18th century type.

2 Essay concerning the Use of Reason; 3 A Discourse of Freethinking; 4 Discourse of the Grounds and Reasons of the Christian Religion; 5 Necessitarianism; 6 Other works; 7 External links; 8 References. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: A discourse of free-thinking originally published: London: s.n., -- Remarks upon a late.

Other articles where A Discourse of Free-thinking is discussed: Anthony Collins: an agnostic, Collins wrote in A Discourse of Free-thinking (), his major work, “Ignorance is the foundation of Atheism and Free-Thinking the Cure of it.” Like all of his other works, this essay was published anonymously.

It immediately caused a sensation, eliciting numerous replies. Full text of "An essay concerning human understanding" See other formats. His first notable work was his Essay concerning the Use of Reason in Propositions the Evidence whereof depends on Human Testimony (), in.

which he rejected the distinction between "above reason" and "contrary to reason", and demanded that revelation should conform to man's natural ideas of God. An Essay Concerning the Use of Reasons in Propositions ; a Discourse of Free-Thinking. Anthony Collins - - Garland.

Tractatus Theologico-Politicus: (Gebhardt Edition, ). Bank of Wisdom A Discourse of Free Thinking [collins] - ANTHONY COLLINS A Discourse Of Free Thinking, by Anthony Collins. This book is the earliest known use of the term Free Thinker and Freethought, as you will see it was published in It is also one of the earliest books to be published in opposition to the Christian.

Its master statement is the Discourse of Free-Thinking, but it was adumbrated in two earlier works. The Essay concerning the Use of Reason makes the point that reason is "that faculty of the Mind whereby it perceives the Truth, Falsehood, Probability or Improbability of Propositions." Truth and falsehood are known rationalistically and are certain.

Essay concerning the use of Reason in propositions the evidence whereof depends on Human Testimony. Priestcraft in Perfection. Vindication of the Divine Attributes.

A Discourse of Free-thinking, occasioned by the Rise and Growth of a Sect called Free-thinkers. Inquiry concerning Human Liberty. A Discourse of Free-thinking: Occasion'd by the Rise and Growth of a Sect Call'd Free-thinkers.

Anthony Collins. - Free thought - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. Full text of "An essay concerning human understanding;" See other formats. In a few words, Toland and Collins “began from Locke’s epistemology [ ] but drew consequences from this approach which Locke had deliberately avoided.”The clearest description of the two freethinkers’ epistemological methods is provided by Collins in An Essay Concerning the Use of Reason in Propositions ().

“free-thinking” his. Discourse of Free-thinking. is a classic early statement of this movement stressing reason’s freedom from authority.

In addition, he is often identified as a deist. When this term is defined as an interest in favoring natural religion while restricting the role of revelation, it certainly applies to Collins. 8Author: Nicholas Bryant Nash.Deism, the religious attitude typical of the Enlightenment, especially in France and England, holds that the only way the existence of God can be proven is to combine the application of reason with observation of the world.

A Deist is defined as "One who believes in the existence of a God or Supreme Being but denies revealed religion, basing his belief on the light of nature and reason.".John Locke’s Some Thoughts Concerning Education began as a series of letters to his friend, Sir Edward Clarke, advising him on how best to raise his son.

Written while Locke was in exile in Holland during the same period he was writing the final draft of An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, they were first published in