By David S. Sytsma
Drawing on mostly unexamined works, together with Baxter's Methodus Theologiae Christianae (1681) and manuscript treatises and correspondence, Sytsma discusses Baxter's reaction to mechanical philosophers at the nature of substance, legislation of movement, the soul, and ethics. research of those subject matters is framed by means of a attention of the expansion of Christian Epicureanism in England, Baxter's total method of cause and philosophy, and his try and comprehend construction as an analogical mirrored image of God's energy, knowledge, and goodness, or vestigia Trinitatis. Baxter's perspectives on cause, analogical wisdom of God, and vestigia Trinitatis draw on medieval precedents and at once tell a mostly antagonistic, notwithstanding in part accommodating, reaction to mechanical philosophy.
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