Journal of the History of Philosophy 56 (1):175-176 (2018)

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Steven Nadler
University of Wisconsin, Madison
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This is a short book on a small topic with big ramifications. I call it a small topic because Descartes's account of perception occupies only a corner of his overall philosophical project, which is dominated by his concern to provide a solid metaphysical and epistemological grounding for his science. At the same time, Ott's discussion of sense perception in Descartes comes part and parcel with an account of the theory of ideas in Descartes and later Cartesians, a theory of how to read the Meditations, and an interpretation of Descartes's mind-body dualism, including the similarities and differences...
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