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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

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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