Book ID: CBB001035168

A Companion to Descartes (2008)


Broughton, Janet (Editor)
Carriero, John Peter (Editor)

Blackwell Publishers

Publication Date: 2008
Physical Details: xvi + 542 pp.; bibl.; index
Language: English

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Includes Chapters

Chapter Gaukroger, Stephen (2008) Life and Works. In: A Companion to Descartes (p. 3). unapi

Chapter Chenes, Dennis Des (2008) Aristotelian Natural Philosophy: Body, Cause, Nature. In: A Companion to Descartes (p. 17). unapi

Chapter Friedman, Michael (2008) Descartes and Galileo: Copernicanism and the Metaphysical Foundations of Physics. In: A Companion to Descartes (p. 69). unapi

Chapter McMullin, Ernan (2008) Explanation as Confirmation in Descartes's Natural Philosophy. In: A Companion to Descartes (p. 84). unapi

Chapter Mancosu, Paolo (2008) Descartes and Mathematics. In: A Companion to Descartes (p. 103). unapi

Chapter Osler, Margaret J. (2008) Descartes's Optics: Light, the Eye, and Visual Perception. In: A Companion to Descartes (p. 124). unapi

Chapter Miles, Murray (2008) Descartes's Method. In: A Companion to Descartes (p. 145). unapi

Chapter Patterson, Sarah (2008) Clear and Distinct Perception. In: A Companion to Descartes (p. 216). unapi

Chapter Normore, Calvin (2008) Descartes and the Metaphysics of Extension. In: A Companion to Descartes (p. 271). unapi

Chapter Cottingham, John (2008) The Role of God in Descartes's Philosophy. In: A Companion to Descartes (p. 288). unapi

Chapter Carriero, John (2008) The Cartesian Circle and the Foundations of Knowledge. In: A Companion to Descartes (p. 302). unapi

Chapter Hatfield, Gary (2008) Animals. In: A Companion to Descartes (p. 404). unapi

Chapter Schmitter, Amy M. (2008) How to Engineer a Human Being: Passions and Functional Explanation in Descartes. In: A Companion to Descartes (p. 426). unapi

Chapter Lennon, Thomas M. (2008) Descartes's Legacy in the Seventeenth Century: Problems and Polemic. In: A Companion to Descartes (p. 467). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Baldassarri, Fabrizio
Guidi, Simone
Schuster, John
Abou-Nemeh, Samar Catherine
Wheeler, Michael
Werrett, Simon
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British Journal for the History of Science
British Journal for the History of Philosophy
Oxford University Press
Franco Angeli
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Princeton University
Mechanism; mechanical philosophy
Natural philosophy
Philosophy of science
Descartes, René
Locke, John
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm von
Boyle, Robert
Henricus Reneri
Steno, Nicolaus
Time Periods
17th century
Early modern
18th century
16th century
Great Britain
Académie des Sciences, Paris

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