A Companion to Descartes.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Carriero, John Peter
Other Authors: Broughton, Janet, 1948-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2007.
Series:Blackwell companions to philosophy.
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Table of Contents:
  • Contents; Notes on Contributors; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I: The Intellectual Context; Chapter 1: Life and Works; Chapter 2: Aristotelian Natural Philosophy: Body, Cause, Nature; Chapter 3: Descartes and Augustine; Chapter 4: Descartes and the Legacy of Ancient Skepticism; Part II: Mathematics and Natural Philosophy; Chapter 5: Descartes and Galileo: Copernicanism and the Metaphysical Foundations of Physics; Chapter 6: Explanation as Confirmation in Descartes's Natural Philosophy; Chapter 7: Descartes and Mathematics.
  • Chapter 8: Descartes's Optics: Light, the Eye, and Visual PerceptionPart III: Epistemology and Metaphysics; Chapter 9: Descartes's Method; Chapter 10: Descartes's Use of Doubt; Chapter 11: Self-Knowledge; Chapter 12: Descartes on True and False Ideas; Chapter 13: Clear and Distinct Perception; Chapter 14: Causation Without Intelligibility and Causation Without God in Descartes; Chapter 15: Descartes on Substance; Chapter 16: Descartes and the Metaphysics of Extension; Chapte.