Malebranche: Dialogues on Metaphysics and on Religion

Malebranche: Dialogues on Metaphysics and on Religion

by Nicolas Malebranche
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521574358

ISBN-13: 9780521574358

Pub. Date: 05/28/1997

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In this text, the most systematic exposition of Malebranche's philosophy, he presents clear and comprehensive statements of his two best-known contributions to metaphysics and epistemology, namely, the doctrines of occasionalism and vision in God. This edition presents a translation of the text that is clear, readable and more accurate than any of its predecessors,

Overview

In this text, the most systematic exposition of Malebranche's philosophy, he presents clear and comprehensive statements of his two best-known contributions to metaphysics and epistemology, namely, the doctrines of occasionalism and vision in God. This edition presents a translation of the text that is clear, readable and more accurate than any of its predecessors, together with an introduction that analyzes Malebranche's central teachings and explains the importance of the Dialogues in the context of seventeenth-century philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521574358
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/1997
Series:
Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; List of abbreviations; Introduction; Chronology; Further reading; Note on the text; Dialogues on Metaphysics and on Religion; Dialogues 1–14; Index.

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