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A companion to Descartes [electronic resource] / edited by Janet Broughton and John Carriero

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Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2008.

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xvi, 542 p. ; 26 cm.
Series
Blackwell companions to philosophy ; 38
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Blackwell companions to philosophy ; 38.
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Electronic reproduction. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley InterScience, 2008. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Apr. 25, 2008). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Life and works / Stephen Gaukroger -- Aristotelian natural philosophy : body, cause, nature / Dennis Des Chenes -- Descartes and Augustine / Catherine Wilson -- Descartes and the legacy of ancient skepticism / Casey Perin -- Descartes and Galileo : Copernicanism and the metaphysical foundations of physics / Michael Friedman -- Explanation as confirmation in Descartes's natural philosophy / Ernan McMullin -- Descartes and mathematics / Paolo Mancosu -- Descartes's optics : light, the eye, and visual perception / Margaret J. Osler -- Descartes's method / Murray Miles -- Descartes's use of doubt / David Owens -- Self-knowledge / Janet Broughton -- Descartes on true and false ideas / Deborah J. Brown -- Clear and distinct perception / Sarah Patterson -- Causation without intelligibility and causation without God in Descartes / Michael Della Rocca -- Descartes on substance / Vere Chappell -- Descartes and the metaphysics of extension / C.G. Normore -- The role of God in Descartes's philosophy / John Cottingham -- The cartesian circle and the foundations of knowledge / John Carriero -- Cartesian innateness / Alan Nelson -- Descartes on the will and judgment / Lex Newman -- Omnipotence, modality, and conceivability / Lilli Alanen -- Descartes's dualism / Marleen Rozemond -- The union and interaction of mind and body / Paul Hoffman -- Animals / Gary Hatfield -- How to engineer a human being : passions and functional explanation in Descartes / Amy M. Schmitter -- Descartes's ethics / Lisa Shapiro -- Descartes's legacy in the seventeenth century : problems and polemic / Thomas M. Lennon -- Contemporary reactions to Descartes's philosophy of mind / Quassim Cassam -- Descartes and the phenomenological tradition / Wayne M. Martin -- Our debt to Descartes / Barry Stroud.
Subject
Descartes, René, 1596-1650.
Added Author
Broughton, Janet, 1948-
Carriero, John Peter.
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Other Form:
Original 9781405121545 1405121548 (DLC) 2007012578 (OCoLC)122291549
ISBN
9780470696439
0470696435