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Schuster, John

Descartes-Agonistes

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Problems of Descartes and the Scientific Revolution
John Schuster

2. Conceptual and Historiographical Foundations—Natural Philosophy, Mixed Mathematics, Physico-mathematics, Method
John Schuster

3. ‘Recalled to Study’—Descartes, Physico-Mathematicus

John Schuster

4. Descartes Opticien: The Optical Triumph of the 1620s
John Schuster

5. Analytical Mathematics, Universal Mathematics and Method: Descartes’ Identity and Agenda Entering the 1620s
John Schuster

6. Method and the Problem of the Historical Descartes
John Schuster

7. Universal Mathematics Interruptus: The Program of the Later Regulaeand Its Collapse 1626–1628
John Schuster

8. Reinventing the Identity and Agenda: Descartes, Physico-Mathematical Philosopher of Nature 1629–1633
John Schuster

9. Reading Le Monde as Pedagogy and Fable
John Schuster

10. ‘Waterworld’: Descartes’ Vortical Celestial Mechanics and Cosmological Optics in Le Monde

John Schuster

11.
Le Monde as a System of Natural Philosophy and Gambit in the Field
John Schuster

12. Cosmography, Realist Copernicanism and Systematising Strategy in the Principia Philosophiae

John Schuster

13. Conclusion: The Young and the Mature Descartes Agonistes

John Schuster

Keywords: Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Nature

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
2013
Series
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789400747463

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