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Broughton, Janet

A Companion to Descartes

Broughton, Janet - A Companion to Descartes, ebook

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A collection of more than 30 newly 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

Keywords: PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / Modern PHI016000

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
560 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780470765845
Printed ISBN
9781405121545

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