Descartes and the ingenium : the embodied soul in Cartesianism / edited by Raphaële Garrod with Alexander Marr.

"Descartes and the 'Ingenium' tracks the significance of embodied thought (ingenium) in the philosophical trajectory of the founding father of dualism. The first part defines the notion of ingenium in relation to core concepts of Descartes's philosophy, such as memory and enumera...

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Other Authors: Garrod, Raphaële (Editor), Marr, Alexander, 1978- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2020.
Series:Brill's studies in intellectual history, 323
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • Illustrations and Diagrams
  • Abbreviations and Note on the Text
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Introduction: Descartes Re-imagined: Ingenuity before and beyond Dualism
  • Part 1 Rethinking the Ingenium in the Cartesian Corpus: Method, Mathematics, Medicine
  • Chapter 1 Methodical Invention: The Cartesian Ingenium at Work
  • Chapter 2 Descartes and Logic: Perfecting the Ingenium
  • Chapter 3 Enumeratio in Descartes's Regulae ad directionem ingenii and Beyond
  • Chapter 4 Ingenium, Phantasia and Mathematics in Descartes's Regulae ad directionem ingenii
  • Chapter 5 The Post-Regulae Direction of Ingeniumin Descartes: Toward a Pragmatic Psychological Anthropology
  • Chapter 6 Augustinian Souls and Epicurean Bodies? Descartes's Corporeal Mind in Motion
  • Part 2 The Cartesian Ingenium in Context: Predecessors, Contemporaries, Successors
  • Chapter 7 Ingenium between Descartes and the Scholastics
  • Chapter 8 Methods of Ingenuity: The Renaissance Tradition behind Descartes's Regulae
  • Chapter 9 La Politesse de L'esprit: Cartesian Pedagogy and the Ethics of Scholarly Exchanges
  • Chapter 10 Postface: The Face of Ingenium: Simon Vouet's Portrait of Descartes
  • Bibliography
  • Index of Names