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The Cambridge companion to Descartes

Author: John Cottingham
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2006.
Series: Cambridge collections online.; Cambridge companions complete collection.; Cambridge companions to philosophy, religion and culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Leading scholars present the full range of Descartes' philosophical achievement in the context of his life and the development of his thought.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: René Descartes; René Descartes
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Cottingham
ISBN: 9781139000468 1139000462
OCLC Number: 723454086
Notes: "Cambridge collections online."
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Description: 1 online resource (xii, 438 pages) : digital, PDF file.
Contents: Introduction / John Cottingham --
Descartes' life and the development of his philosophy / Genevieve Rodis-lewis --
Descartes and scholasticism / Roger Ariew --
The nature of abstract reasoning / Stephen Gaukroger --
Cartesian metaphysics and the role of the simple natures / Jean-luc Marion --
The Cogito and its importance / Peter Markie --
The idea of God and the proofs of his existence / Jean-Marie Beyssade --
The Cartesian circle / Louis E. Loeb --
Cartesian dualism / John Cottingham --
Descartes' philosophy of science and the scientific revolution / Desmond Clarke --
Descartes' physics / Daniel Garber --
Descartes' physiology and its relation to his psychology / Gary Hatfield --
Descartes on thinking with the body / Amelie Oksenberg Rorty --
The reception of Descartes' philosophy / Nicholas Jolley.
Series Title: Cambridge collections online.; Cambridge companions complete collection.; Cambridge companions to philosophy, religion and culture.
Other Titles: Descartes
Responsibility: edited by John Cottingham.

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