Descartes and the Passionate Mind

Descartes and the Passionate Mind

by Deborah J. Brown
     
 

An important and original reading of Descartes' account of mind-body unity and his theory of mind.See more details below

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An important and original reading of Descartes' account of mind-body unity and his theory of mind.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521857284
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/30/2006
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Note on references; Introduction; 1. Volo ergo sum: the unity and significance of Les Passions de l'âme; 2. Perturbations or sweet pleasures? Descartes' place in two traditions regarding the passions; 3. The natural integration of reason and passion; 4. Representing and referring; 5. Action and passion: metaphysical integrationism; 6. Wonder and love: extending the boundaries of the Cartesian knower and the Cartesian self; 7. Several strange passages on desire and fortune; 8. Generosity breeds content: self-mastery through self-esteem; Bibliography; Index.

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