David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Oxford University Press (1996)
This book offers a provocative interpretation of the theory of the soul in the writings of the French Cartesian, Nicolas Malebranche (1638-1715). Though recent work on Malebranche's philosophy of mind has tended to emphasize his account of ideas, Schmaltz focuses rather on his rejection of Descartes' doctrine that the mind is better known than the body. In particular, he considers and defends Malebranche's argument that this rejection has a Cartesian basis. Schmaltz reveals that this argument not only provides a fresh perspective on Cartesianism but also is relevant to current debates in the philosophy of mind.
|Keywords||Soul Philosophy of mind|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$29.20 used (82% off) $82.02 new (49% off) $152.00 direct from Amazon (5% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||B1898.S68.S35 1996|
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
Walter Ott (2014). Malebranche and the Riddle of Sensation. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 88 (3):689-712.
Similar books and articles
Tad M. Schmaltz (1995). Malebranche's Cartesianism and Lockean Colors. History of Philosophy Quarterly 12 (4):387-403.
Justin Skirry (2001). A Hylomorphic Interpretation of Descartes's Theory of Mind-Body Union. Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 75:267-283.
Corinne Painter (2004). Aristotle and Functionalism. Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy 9 (1):53-77.
Tad M. Schmaltz (1994). Malebranche on Descartes on Mind-Body Distinctness. Journal of the History of Philosophy 32 (4):573-603.
Tad M. Schmaltz (1992). Descartes and Malebranche on Mind and Mind-Body Union. Philosophical Review 101 (2):281-325.
Steven M. Nadler (1992). Malebranche and Ideas. Oxford University Press.
Steven M. Nadler (ed.) (2000). The Cambridge Companion to Malebranche. Cambridge University Press.
Andrew Pyle (2003). Malebranche. Routledge.
Antonia Lolordo (2005). Descartes and Malebranche on Thought, Sensation and the Nature of the Mind. Journal of the History of Philosophy 43 (4):387-402.
R. Sleigh (1999). Malebranche's Theory of the Soul. Review of Metaphysics 52 (4):978-979.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads26 ( #70,326 of 1,100,036 )
Recent downloads (6 months)5 ( #66,994 of 1,100,036 )
How can I increase my downloads?