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Author Broughton, Janet
Title A Companion to Descartes
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2007
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (558 pages)
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Series Blackwell Companions to Philosophy Ser. ; v.94
Blackwell Companions to Philosophy Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Notes on Contributors -- List of Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Part I: The Intellectual Context -- Chapter 1: Life and Works -- Chapter 2: Aristotelian Natural Philosophy: Body, Cause, Nature -- Chapter 3: Descartes and Augustine -- Chapter 4: Descartes and the Legacy of Ancient Skepticism -- Part II: Mathematics and Natural Philosophy -- Chapter 5: Descartes and Galileo: Copernicanism and the Metaphysical Foundations of Physics -- Chapter 6: Explanation as Confirmation in Descartes's Natural Philosophy -- Chapter 7: Descartes and Mathematics -- Chapter 8: Descartes's Optics: Light, the Eye, and Visual Perception -- Part III: Epistemology and Metaphysics -- Chapter 9: Descartes's Method -- Chapter 10: Descartes's Use of Doubt -- Chapter 11: Self-Knowledge -- Chapter 12: Descartes on True and False Ideas -- Chapter 13: Clear and Distinct Perception -- Chapter 14: Causation Without Intelligibility and Causation Without God in Descartes -- Chapter 15: Descartes on Substance -- Chapter 16: Descartes and the Metaphysics of Extension -- Chapter 17: The Role of God in Descartes's Philosophy -- Chapter 18: The Cartesian Circle and the Foundations of Knowledge -- Chapter 19: Cartesian Innateness -- Chapter 20: Descartes on the Will in Judgment -- Chapter 21: Omnipotence, Modality, and Conceivability -- Chapter 22: Descartes's Dualism -- Chapter 23: The Union and Interaction of Mind and Body -- Chapter 24: Animals -- Chapter 25: How to Engineer a Human Being: Passions and Functional Explanation in Descartes -- Chapter 26: Descartes's Ethics -- Part IV: Descartes's Legacy -- Chapter 27: Descartes's Legacy in the Seventeenth Century: Problems and Polemic -- Chapter 28: Contemporary Reactions to Descartes's Philosophy of Mind -- Chapter 29: Descartes and the Phenomenological Tradition -- Chapter 30: Our Debt to Descartes -- Index
Janet Broughton is Professor of Philosophy and Dean of Arts and Humanities at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of Descartes's Method of Doubt (2002). John Carriero is Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has published widely in early modern philosophy
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Broughton, Janet A Companion to Descartes Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2007 9781444337846
Subject Descartes, René, -- 1596-1650.;Philosophy, French
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Alt Author Carriero, John
Martin, Wayne
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