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Dykstal, Timothy


The Luxury of Skepticism
Politics, Philosophy,and Dialogue in the English Public Sphere, 1660–1740

Timothy Dykstal

How is it that a controversy about politics becomes a conversation about philosophy? From Hobbes to Harrington to Shaftesbury to Berkeley, Timothy Dykstal explores the public function of the philosophical dialogue at the beginning of England's long eighteenth century. From his close analysis of the... More