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BOOK REVIEWS 503 volume also includes articles by John W. Elrod on Kierkegaard, by Cornelius F. Delaney on Peirce, and by Albert W. Levi on Whitehead. The appreciation of Professor Collins as man, teacher, and scholar, written by J. Patrick Murray and Daniel O. Dahlstrom, is informative while being justly laudatory. It is not clear, however, that they have sufficiently explained the connection of Collins's early Thomistic orientation (quite obvious in his A History of Modern European Philosophy) with "his open-ended concept of 'perennial philosophy.' ,2 They might also have better explicated for the reader not familiar with Collins's thought the supposed "purist split" between history of philosophy and philosophy that he opposes. ~ This volume, which also contains a bibliography of Professor Collins's publications and a gracious reply by him, merits inclusion in the collection of any serious university library. EDWARD P. MAHONEY Duke University See Io--11. In his thoughtful study ("Collins and Gadamer on Interpretation"), James L. Marsh simply speaks of Collins's school of philosophy as "Thomistic theistic realism" (231). See 9-1o. For CoUins's own statement of the problem, see his Interpreting Modern Philosophy (Princeton, 1972), 14-22. BOOKS RECEIVED BeUatalia, Luciana. Atlantis. Spunti e appunti su un inedito lockiano. Lucca, Italia: Maria Pacini fazzi editore, a983. Pp. 76. Bennett, Jonathan. A Study of Spinoza's "Ethics". Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Co., 1984. Pp. 396. Cloth, $25.oo. Paper, $13.75. Bergson, Henri. Creative Evolution. Translated by Arthur Mitchell. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 1984: Pp. li + 407. Paper, $12.75. Bluhm, William T. Force or Freedom?. The Paradox in Modern Political Thought. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1984. Pp. xv + 322. $25.oo. Booth, Edward. Aristotelian Aporetic Ontology in Islamic and Christian Thinkers. Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought, Third Series, Vol. 2o. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1984. Pp. xv + 314. $69.5o. Carter, Robert E. Dimensions of Moral Education. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1984, Pp. xii + 242. Cloth, $~7.5o. Paper, $1o.oo. Cohen, Robert S. and Marx W. Wartofsky, eds., Hegel and the Sciences. Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, Vol. 64. Dordrecht: D. Reidel Publishing Co., 1984. Pp. viii + 374. Dfl 16o. Cooper, Barry. The End of History. An Essay on Modern Hegelianism. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, t984. Pp. 391. $45.00. Egan, Howard T. Gassendi's View of Knowledge. A Study of the Epistemological Basis of His Logic. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1984. Pp. viii + a81. Cloth, $23.00. Paper, $12.5o. Flanagan, Owen J., Jr. The Science of Mind. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1984. Pp. xii + 336. Flew, Antony. God, Freedom, and Immortality. A Critical Analysis. Buffalo, N. Y.: Prometheus Books, 1984. Pp. 183. Paper, $8.95- 504 JOURNAL OF THE HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY 22:4 OCT 198 4 Friedman, Maurice. Martin Buber's Life and Work. The Later Years, 1945-1965. New York: E. P. Dutton, Inc., a983. Pp. xv + 493. $32.5~ Gesa, Vanna. Sulla disciplina politica in Germania. Ch. Wolff, I. Kant, J. B. Erhard. Pubblicazioni Dell'Istituto di Filosofia, 29. Cagliari: Tipografia, 1983. Pp. 29. G6bel, Wolfgang. Reflektierende und absolute Vernunft. Die Aufgabe der Philosophie und ihre L6sung in Kants Vernunftkritiken und Hegels Differenzschrift, Abhandlungen zur Phiiosophie, Psychologie und P~idagogik, Vol. a84. Bonn: Bouvier Verlag Herbert Grundmann, 1984. Pp. 218. DM 58.oo. Grene, Marjorie. The Knower and The Known. Current Continental Research 8o3. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1984. First published University of California Press, 1966. Pp. 283. Paper, $11.5o. Grene, Marjorie. Sartre. Current Continental Research 8o2. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1983. First published New York: New Viewpoints, 1973. Pp. 3m . Paper, $13.25. Grosseteste, Robert. Hexa~meron. Auctores BritanniciMedii Aevi VI. Edited by Richard C. Dales and Servus Gieben. London: The Oxford University Press, 1982. Pp. xxix-371. s 4o.oo. Gueroult, Martial. Histoire de L'histoire de la philosophie. En Occident, des originesjusqu'a Condillac, Vol. I. Paris, France: Editions Aubier Montaigne, 1984. Pp. 328. 12o F. Habermas, Jiirgen, Editor. Observation on "The Spiritual Situation of the Age." Translated by Andrew Buchwalter. Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1984. Pp. xxxvii...

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1538-4586
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0022-5053
Pages
pp. 503-506
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2008-01-01
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