Jonathan Bennett (philosopher)
Bennett was educated at
Oxford University. He has taught at the University of Cambridge(1956-68), Simon Fraser University(1968-70), the University of British Columbia(1970-79), and Syracuse University(1979-97). In 1980, he was the Tanner Lecturer at Brasenose Collegeof Oxford University. In 1992, he was the John Locke Lecturer at Oxford University. In 1985, he was made a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The British Academyextended him the same honor in 1991.
His 1966 book "Kant's Analytic", along with
P. F. Strawson's " The Bounds of Sense", is considered to have reinvigorated contemporary Kantstudies.
Bennett's [http://www.earlymoderntexts.com/ website] is devoted to making the texts of early modern philosophers more accessible to today's students.
* 1989 (1964). "Rationality". Hackett.
* 1966. "Kant’s Analytic". Cambridge Univ. Press.
* 1971. "Locke, Berkeley, Hume: Central Themes". Oxford Univ. Press.
* 1974. "Kant’s Dialectic". Cambridge Univ. Press.
* 1990 (1976). "Linguistic Behaviour". Hackett.
* 1984. "A Study of Spinoza’s Ethics". Hackett.
* 1988. "Events and their Names". Hackett.
* 1995. "The Act Itself". Oxford Univ. Press.
* 2001. "Learning from Six Philosophers". Oxford Univ. Press.
* 2003. "A Philosophical Guide to Conditionals". Oxford Univ. Press.
* [http://www.earlymoderntexts.com/] - "Translations" by Bennett of philosophical classics of the English language into contemporary English. Also works in Latin, French and German.
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