1st Edition

Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz
The Concept of Substance in Seventeenth Century Metaphysics

ISBN 9780415090223
Published July 28, 1993 by Routledge
228 Pages

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Book Description

This book introduces student to the three major figures of modern philosophy known as the rationalists. It is not for complete beginners, but it is an accessible account of their thought. By concerning itself with metaphysics, and in particular substance, the book relates an important historical debate largely neglected by the contemporary debates in the once again popular area of traditional metaphysics. in philosophy. (Do Not USE)


'...intelligent and often subtle introduction to rationalist metaphysics...a pleasure to read and demonstrates command of a great wealth of material.' - The Philosophical Review