Early Modern French Thought: The Age of Suspicion

Early Modern French Thought: The Age of Suspicion

by Michael Moriarty
     
 

This book deals with three major French thinkers of the seventeenth century, Descartes, Pascal, and Malebranche. It examines their influential critical accounts of the impact of the body and of social relationships on experience, and the need to correct this by reference to metaphysical or religious truth.See more details below

Overview

This book deals with three major French thinkers of the seventeenth century, Descartes, Pascal, and Malebranche. It examines their influential critical accounts of the impact of the body and of social relationships on experience, and the need to correct this by reference to metaphysical or religious truth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199261468
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
10/02/2003
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 5.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

A note on translations and references
List of abbreviations
Introduction
1. Theology and History in Seventeenth-Century France: Problems and Perspectives
2. Descartes forma futuri
3. Pascal's Critique of Experience
4. Malebranche: 'What is Falsely Called Experience'
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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