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Descartes and Cartesianism : essays in honour of Desmond Clarke

Author: Stephen Gaukroger; Catherine Wilson; Desmond M Clarke
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This volume is a collection of original essays dealing with Cartesian themes and problems, especially as these arise in connection with Cartesian natural science and the theory of perception, agency, mentality, divinity, and the passions. It focuses in particular on Desmond Clarke's important contributions to these aspects of Descartes's writings. Stephen Gaukroger and Catherine Wilson split the volume into four  Read more...
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Named Person: René Descartes; René Descartes; Desmond M Clarke
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Gaukroger; Catherine Wilson; Desmond M Clarke
ISBN: 9780198779643 019877964X
OCLC Number: 965806339
Description: xv, 217 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: PART I. CARTESIAN SCIENCE; PART II. MIND AND PERCEPTION; PART III. ACTIONS AND PASSIONS; PART IV. CARTESIAN WOMAN
Responsibility: edited by Stephen Gaukroger and Catherine Wilson.

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