Descartes's Meditations: Critical Essays / Edition 1

Descartes's Meditations: Critical Essays / Edition 1

by Vere Chappell, John P. Carriero, Peter J. Markie, Stephen Schiffer, Robert Delahunty
     
 

ISBN-10: 0847684873

ISBN-13: 9780847684878

Pub. Date: 08/28/1997

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

This collection of recent articles by leading scholars is designed to illuminate one of the greatest and most influential philosophical books of all time. It includes incisive commentary on every major theme and argument in the Meditations, and will be valuable not only to philosophers but to historians, theologians, literary scholars, and interested general

Overview

This collection of recent articles by leading scholars is designed to illuminate one of the greatest and most influential philosophical books of all time. It includes incisive commentary on every major theme and argument in the Meditations, and will be valuable not only to philosophers but to historians, theologians, literary scholars, and interested general readers. Ideal for courses on the history of philosophy and those centered on Descartes specifically , this collection of recent articles by leading scholars is designed to illuminate for students one of the greatest and most influential philosophical books of all time. It includes incisive commentary on every major theme and argument in Meditations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847684878
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/1997
Series:
Critical Essays on the Classics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.74(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Acknowledgements Chapter 2 Note on the Reference Chapter 3 Introduction Chapter 4 The First Meditation Chapter 5 The Cogito and Its Importance Chapter 6 Descartes on His Essence Chapter 7 Descartes' Cosmological Argument Chapter 8 Descartes' Problematic Casual Principle of Ideas Chapter 9 Will and the Theory of Judgment Chapter 10 Epistemic Appraisal and the Cartesian Circle Chapter 11 Descartes' Ontological Argument Chapter 12 Descartes: The Epistemological Argument for Mind-Body Distinctness Chapter 13 Descartes' Sixth Meditation: The External World, 'Nature' and Human Nature Chapter 14 Truth and Stability in Descartes' Meditations Chapter 15 References Chapter 16 Bibliography Chapter 17 Index of Passages Chapter 18 About the Authors

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