Descartes's Ballet: His Doctrine of the Will and His Political Philosophy

St. Augustine's Press (2007)

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Transcript and English translation of La naissance de la paix -- Analysis of La naissance de la paix -- Did Descartes write La naissance de la paix? -- Descartes's doctrine of the will -- The power of the will -- Controlling bodily desires -- Willing the good -- The sources of willing -- Did Descartes read Corneille? -- Descartes's political philosophy -- Evidence and methods of construction -- The sovereign state -- Descartes's life and politics -- Discours de la methode -- Constitution of a Swedish Academy -- Arts and sciences -- Les passions de l'âme.
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Call number B1878.W5.W3813 2007
ISBN(s) 1587311755
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