Cartesian Reflections: Essays on Descartes's Philosophy
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Cartesian Reflections: Essays on Descartes's Philosophy

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ISBN-13:
9780199226979
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.11.2008
Seiten:
332
Autor:
John Cottingham
Gewicht:
680 g
Format:
236x163x28 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

PART ONE: OVERVIEW; 1. Descartes, the Synoptic Philosopher; PART TWO: DESCARTES'S POSITION IN PHILOSOPHY; 2. The Cartesian Legacy; 3. A New Start? Cartesian Metaphysics and the Emergence of Modern Philosophy; PART THREE: MIND AND WORLD; 4. Descartes on Thought; 5. 'The only sure sign ...' Descartes on Thought and Language; 6. Intentionality or Phenomenology? Descartes and the Objects of Thought; 7. Descartes on Colour; 8. A Brute to the Brutes? Descartes's Treatment of Animals; 9. Cartesian Trialism; PART FOUR: ETHICS AND RELIGION; 10. The Intellect, the Will and the Passions; 11. Descartes and the Voluntariness of Belief; 12. Cartesian Ethics: Reason and the Passions; 13. The role of God in Descartes's Philosophy; 14. Descartes as Sage: Spiritual Askesis in Cartesian Philosophy; 15. Plato's Sun and Descartes's Stove: Contemplation and Control in Cartesian Philosophy; Bibliography; Index
One of the world's leading Descartes scholars explores central areas of his philosophy, including his views on the nature of thought, the relationship between mind and body, his scientific worldview and its influence on modern thinking, the place of God in his philosophical system, and his account of the emotions and the good life.