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|Named Person:||Nicolas Malebranche; René Descartes; René Descartes; Nicolas Malebranche; Nicolas Malebranche; Nicolas Malebranche|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Tad M Schmaltz
|Description:||xi, 308 pages ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||1. The Cogito --
2. Sensation --
3. Pure Perception --
4. Spirituality --
5. Immortality --
|Responsibility:||Tad M. Schmaltz.|
The current resurgence of interest in Malebranche's work has led to a greater understanding of his account of ideas, his notorious doctrine of "the Vision of all things in God," but has left unexplored crucial aspects of his theory of the soul and the precise nature of its Cartesianism. This vital new book confronts these matters directly, arguing provocatively that Malebranche was correct in claiming a Cartesian foundation for his theory and demonstrating the value to Cartesian studies of Malebranche's uniquely internal critique of Descartes' account of body and mind.
"Schmaltz's book...comes as a welcome addition to the Malebranche literature; that he has given us such a well-researched and carefully argued study is even more welcome...this is an excellent
- Malebranche, Nicolas, -- 1638-1715.
- Philosophy of mind.
- Descartes, René, -- 1596-1650 -- Influence.
- Descartes, René, -- 1596-1650
- Malebranche, Nicolas, -- 1638-1715
- Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
- Filosofie van de geest.
- Malebranche, Nicolas.