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Matter matters : metaphysics and methodology in the early modern period

Author: Kurt Smith; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st published in paperbackView all editions and formats
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Why is there a material world? Why is it fundamentally mathematical? Matter Matters explores a seventeenth-century answer to these questions as it emerged from the works of Descartes and Leibniz.  Read more...

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Named Person: René Descartes; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kurt Smith; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780199583652 019958365X 9780199664702 0199664706
OCLC Number: 907433786
Description: x, 299 s. : il. ; 24 cm
Contents: PART I: PRELIMINARIES: THE CONTEXT OF MODERN MATTER; PART II: ANALYSIS; PART III: SYNTHESIS; PART IV: SENSIBLE AND INTELLIGIBLE MATTER
Responsibility: Kurt Smith.

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Kurt Smith's Matter Matters is a brilliantly suggestive study of early modern philosophy. ... The book's virtues are many. It contains important contributions to the literature of Descartes. There is Read more...

 
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