Descartes / Edition 1

Descartes / Edition 1

by Andre Gombay
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0631233466

ISBN-13: 9780631233466

Pub. Date: 01/28/2007

Publisher: Wiley

A bold and insightful departure from related texts, Descartes goes beyond the categorical associations placed on the philosopher’s ideas, and explores the subtleties of his beliefs.

  • An elegant, compelling and insightful introduction to Descartes' life and work.
  • Discusses a broad range of his most scrutinized

Overview

A bold and insightful departure from related texts, Descartes goes beyond the categorical associations placed on the philosopher’s ideas, and explores the subtleties of his beliefs.

  • An elegant, compelling and insightful introduction to Descartes' life and work.
  • Discusses a broad range of his most scrutinized philosophical thought, including his contributions to logic, philosophy of the mind, epistemology, metaphysics, the philosophy of science, and the philosophy of religion.
  • Explores the subtleties of Descartes' seemingly contradictory beliefs.
  • Addresses themes left unexamined in other works on Descartes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631233466
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2007
Series:
Blackwell Great Minds Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
162
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Life and Writings.

2. Distrust and Deception.

3. Me and Others.

4. Me and my Maker.

5. Deception and Rights.

6. Idealization.

7. Really Distinct...

8. Self-esteem.

Notes.

Bibliography.

Index.

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