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Essays on Descartes' Meditations

Author: Amélie Rorty
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1986.
Series: Major thinkers series, 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Includes essays that form a commentary on "Descartes' Meditations". Following the sequence of the meditational stages, this book analyzes the function of each stage in transforming the reader, to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: René Descartes; René Descartes; René Descartes; René Descartes; René Descartes; René (1596-1650) Descartes; René Descartes; René Descartes; René Descartes
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Amélie Rorty
ISBN: 0520054962 9780520054967 0520055098 9780520055094
OCLC Number: 12104132
Description: xii, 534 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Structure of Descartes' Meditations / Amelie Oksenberg Rorty --
Naive narrator : meditation in Descartes' Meditations / L. Aryen Kosman --
Senses and the fleshless eye : the Meditations as cognitive exercises / Gary Hatfield --
Semel in vita : the scientific background to Descartes' Meditations / Daniel Garber --
Descartes and the metaphysics of doubt / Michael Williams --
Descartes and the problem of other minds / Gareth B. Matthews --
Analysis in the Meditations : the quest for clear and distinct ideas / E.M. Curley --
Theory of ideas / Vere Chappell --
Second Mediation and the essence of the mind / John P. Carriero --
Meaning and objective being : Descartes and his sources / Calvin Normore --
Is there radical dissimulation in Descartes' Meditations? / Louis E. Loeb --
On the complementarity of Meditations III and V : from the "general rule" of evidence to "certain science" / Genevieve Rodis-Lewis --
Essential incoherence of Descartes' definition of divinity / Jean-Luc Marion --
Can I be the cause of my idea of the world? (Descartes on the infinite and indefinite) / Margaret D. Wilson --
Idea of the true God in Descartes / Annette Baier --
Confused and obscure ideas of sense / Martha Bolton --
Will and the theory of judgment / David M. Rosenthal --
Objectum Purae Matheseos : mathematical construction and the passage from essence to existence / David R. Lachterman --
Status of necessity and impossibility in Descartes / Hide Ishiguro --
Descartes : "All things which I conceive clearly and distinctly in corporeal objects are in them" / Ruth Mattern --
Why was Descartes a foundationalist? / Frederick F. Schmitt --
Cartesian passions and the union of mind and body / Amelie Oksenberg Rorty.
Series Title: Major thinkers series, 4.
Responsibility: edited by Amélie Oksenberg Rorty.

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