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Cambridge Companion to Descartes - 92 edition

Cambridge Companion to Descartes (ISBN10: 0511222386; ISBN13: 9780511222382)
ISBN13: 978-0511222382
ISBN10: 0511222386

Summary: Descartes occupies a position of piviotal importance as one of the founding fathers of modern philosophy; he is, perhaps the most widely studied of all philosophers. In this authoritative collection an international team of leading scholars in Cartesian studies present the full range of Descartes' extraordinary philosophical achievement. His life and the development of his thought, as well as the intellectual background to and reception of his work are treated at length ...show more. At the core of the volume are a group of chapters on his metaphysics: the celebrated Cogito argument, the proofs of God's existence, the Cartesian circle and the dualistic theory of the mind and its relation to his theological and scientific views. Other chapters cover the philosophical implications of his work in algebra, his place in the 17th century scientific revolution, the structure of his physics, and his work on physiology and psychology. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 92
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Year Published: 1992
International: No

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