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Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man (review)

Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man (review) Hume Studies Volume 29, Number 2, November 2003, pp. 375-377 THOMAS REID. Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man. Edited by Derek Brookes. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2002. Pp. xiv + 651. ISBN 0-271-02236-1, cloth, $95.00. This new edition of Reid's Intellectual Powers is the third volume of the projected 10 volume Edinburgh Edition of Thomas Reid (General Editor Knud Haakonssen). It consists mainly in a critical edition of the Intellectual Powers based on the only edition of this work to be published in Reid's lifetime (in 1785) and corrected for printer's errors on the basis of manuscripts held in Aberdeen University Library's Birkwood Collection. There is, in addition, a short introduction by Knud Haakonssen, and the critical text contains numerous annotations by Brookes and Haakonssen. The appearance of a new edition of another of Reid's major philosophical works is an event of general importance for the study of the philosophy of the Scottish Enlightenment. It complements the fine edition of Reid's Inquiry, also edited by Derek Brookes, which appeared as the second volume in the Edinburgh Edition in 1997. Prior to the publication of these two volumes most undergraduates would have had to rely http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Hume Studies Hume Society

Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man (review)

Hume Studies , Volume 29 (2) – Jan 26, 2003

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Hume Studies Volume 29, Number 2, November 2003, pp. 375-377 THOMAS REID. Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man. Edited by Derek Brookes. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2002. Pp. xiv + 651. ISBN 0-271-02236-1, cloth, $95.00. This new edition of Reid's Intellectual Powers is the third volume of the projected 10 volume Edinburgh Edition of Thomas Reid (General Editor Knud Haakonssen). It consists mainly in a critical edition of the Intellectual Powers based on the only edition of this work to be published in Reid's lifetime (in 1785) and corrected for printer's errors on the basis of manuscripts held in Aberdeen University Library's Birkwood Collection. There is, in addition, a short introduction by Knud Haakonssen, and the critical text contains numerous annotations by Brookes and Haakonssen. The appearance of a new edition of another of Reid's major philosophical works is an event of general importance for the study of the philosophy of the Scottish Enlightenment. It complements the fine edition of Reid's Inquiry, also edited by Derek Brookes, which appeared as the second volume in the Edinburgh Edition in 1997. Prior to the publication of these two volumes most undergraduates would have had to rely

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