A Companion to Descartes (Innbundet)

Serie: Blackwell Companions to Philosophy 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2007
Antall sider: 560
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Blackwell Companions to Philosophy
ISBN/EAN: 9781405121545
Omtale: A Companion to Descartes
A collection of more than 30 specially commissioned essays, this volume surveys the work of the 17th-century philosopher-scientist commonly regarded as the founder of modern philosophy, while integrating unique essays detailing the context and impact of his work. * Covers the full range of historical and philosophical perspectives on the work of Descartes* Discusses his seminal contributions to our understanding of skepticism, mind-body dualism, self-knowledge, innate ideas, substance, causality, God, and the nature of animals* Explores the philosophical significance of his contributions to mathematics and science* Concludes with a section on the impact of Descartes's work on subsequent philosophers

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