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Cartesian method and the problem of reduction

Author: Emily R Grosholz
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, [ca. 2011]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Reprinted 2005, [transferred to digital printing]View all editions and formats
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Examines in detail the impact, negative and positive, of Descartes's method on his scientific and philosophical enterprises, exemplified by the "Geometry", "Principles", "Treatise of Man", and  Read more...

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Named Person: René Descartes; René Descartes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emily R Grosholz
ISBN: 0198242506 9780198242505
OCLC Number: 762130231
Notes: Originally published in 1991.
Description: 161 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction; Descartes's Geometry and Pappus' problem; Treatment of curves: notion of genre; Descartes's Principles: physical unities; Laws of motion; Historical context of Cartesian physics; Descartes's physiology; The Meditations re-examined; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Emily R. Grosholz.

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'a sophisticated work connected by a coherent perspective or specific thesis'Roger Ariew, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Mind, Vol. 101, No. 402, April 1992 'the fundamental Read more...

 
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