Squaring the Circle in Descartes' Meditations: The Strong Validation of Reason

Squaring the Circle in Descartes' Meditations: The Strong Validation of Reason

by Stephen I. Wagner

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ISBN-13: 9781107420649
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/15/2016
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

Stephen I. Wagner is Professor of Philosophy at Saint John� University and the College of St Benedict, Minnesota. He has published articles on Descartes and early modern philosophy in journals, including History of Philosophy Quarterly.

Table of Contents

1. A proposal for achieving the strong validation of reason; 2. The experiential method of demonstration; 3. Meditation I - experiencing the causal power of the imagination; 4. Meditation II - experiencing the causal power of the intellect; 5. Meditation III - experiencing the causal power of God; 6. Meditation IV - eliminating error; 7. Meditation V - establishing the structure of science; 8. Conclusion.

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