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Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

An eight-volume series, this collection contains comprehensive introductions, notes that encourage discussion, and extensive bibliographies on the history of philosophy.

Eighteenth-Century Philosophy presents readings on the history of philosophy, providing the full scope and impact of Western philosophy from the Presocratics to the important thinkers of the twentieth century.

Containing many selections that appear in English for the first time, this series presents extensive and carefully chosen selections that emphasize the ranges and significance of the important philosophers of each period and well as their interrelationships with each other and with the intellectual current of their age.

Lewis White Beck was an American scholar who focused on the study of German philosophy. His was a professor of Intellectual and Moral Philosophy at the University of Rochester, serving as the chair of the Philosophy Department for a portion of his time there.