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The Cambridge companion to Descartes

Author: John Cottingham
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1992.
Series: Cambridge companions to philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView 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: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: René Descartes; René Descartes; René Descartes; René Descartes; René Descartes; René Descartes; René Descartes; René Descartes
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Cottingham
ISBN: 0521366232 9780521366236 0521366968 9780521366960 9781139000468 1139000462
OCLC Number: 24698917
Description: xii, 441 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Descartes' life and the development of his philosophy / Geneviève Rodis-Lewis --
Descartes and scholasticism : the intellectual background to Descartes' thought / Roger Ariew --
The nature of abstract reasoning : philosophical aspects of Descartes' work in algebra / 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 : theology, metaphysics, and science / 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 / Amélie Oksenberg Rorty --
The reception of Descartes' philosophy / Nicholas Jolley.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to philosophy.
Responsibility: edited by John Cottingham.
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