How to Engineer a Human Being: Passions and Functional Explanation in Descartes

In Janet Broughton & John Carriero (eds.), A Companion to Descartes. Blackwell. pp. 426-444 (2008)

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Amy Schmitter
University of Alberta
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Keywords passion  teleology  theodicy  Sixth Meditation  misrepresentation  generosity  mind-body union  body-based perception  functional explanation  mechanism
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