New PDF release: A Companion to Descartes (Blackwell Companions to

By Janet Broughton,John Carriero

ISBN-10: 1405121548

ISBN-13: 9781405121545

ISBN-10: 144433784X

ISBN-13: 9781444337846

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ISBN-13: 9781536643442

a suite of greater than 30 in particular commissioned essays, this quantity surveys the paintings of the 17th-century philosopher-scientist ordinarily considered as the founding father of glossy philosophy, whereas integrating certain essays detailing the context and impression of his paintings.

  • Covers the total variety of old and philosophical views at the paintings of Descartes
  • Discusses his seminal contributions to our realizing of skepticism, mind-body dualism, self-knowledge, innate principles, substance, causality, God, and the character of animals
  • Explores the philosophical importance of his contributions to arithmetic and science
  • Concludes with a piece at the impression of Descartes's paintings on next philosophers

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