David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Cambridge University Press (2001)
This volume collects some of the seminal essays on Descartes by Daniel Garber, one of the pre-eminent scholars of early-modern philosophy. A central theme unifying the volume is the interconnection between Descartes' philosophical and scientific interests, and the extent to which these two sides of the Cartesian program illuminate each other, a question rarely treated in the existing literature. Amongst the specific topics discussed in the essays are Descartes' celebrated method, his demand for certainty in the sciences, his account of the relation of mind and body, and his conception of God's activity on the physical world. This collection will be a mandatory purchase for any serious student of or professional working in seventeenth-century philosophy, history of science, or history of ideas.
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$47.80 new (62% off) $94.00 used (25% off) $125.00 direct from Amazon Amazon page|
|Call number||B1875.G33 2001|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Matthew Boyle (2016). Additive Theories of Rationality: A Critique. European Journal of Philosophy 23 (4).
Karen Bennett (2007). Mental Causation. Philosophy Compass 2 (2):316-337.
John Spackman (2013). Consciousness and the Prospects for Substance Dualism. Philosophy Compass 8 (11):1054-1065.
Anik Waldow (2015). Activating the Mind: Descartes' Dreams and the Awakening of the Human Animal Machine. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 92 (3):n/a-n/a.
Christian Leduc (2010). Leibniz and Sensible Qualities. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 18 (5):797-819.
Similar books and articles
Andrea Christofidou (2009). Self and Self-Consciousness: Aristotelian Ontology and Cartesian Duality. Philosophical Investigations 32 (2):134-162.
S. F. (2003). Daniel Garber Descartes Embodied: Reading Cartesian Philosophy Through Cartesian Science. (New York/Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001). Pp. XI+337. £16.95 (Pbk). ISBN 0 521 78353. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 39 (2):248-248.
Athanasse Raftopoulos (1995). Was Cartesian Science Ever Meant to Be a Priori? A Comment on Hatfield. Philosophy of Science 62 (1):150-160.
A. Raftopoulos (2003). Cartesian Analysis and Synthesis. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 34 (2):265-308.
Stephen Voss (ed.) (1993). Essays on the Philosophy and Science of René Descartes. Oxford University Press.
Edward Slowik (1999). Descartes, Spacetime, and Relational Motion. Philosophy of Science 66 (1):117-139.
Dale Jacquette (1996). Descartes' Lumen Naturale and the Cartesian Circle. Philosophy and Theology 9 (3-4):273-320.
Gordon P. Baker (2002). Decartes' Dualism. Routledge.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads10 ( #347,914 of 1,911,833 )
Recent downloads (6 months)3 ( #255,606 of 1,911,833 )
How can I increase my downloads?