Philosophy: Descartes

  • Mind, Body, and Morality: New Perspectives on Descartes and Spinoza book cover

    Mind, Body, and Morality

    New Perspectives on Descartes and Spinoza, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martina Reuter, Frans Svensson

    The turn of the millennium has been marked by new developments in the study of early modern philosophy. In particular, the philosophy of René Descartes has been reinterpreted in a number of important and exciting ways, specifically concerning his work on the mind-body union, the connection between…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • A New Modern Philosophy: The Inclusive Anthology of Primary Sources book cover

    A New Modern Philosophy

    The Inclusive Anthology of Primary Sources, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eugene Marshall, Susanne Sreedhar

    The seventeenth and eighteenth centuries are arguably the most important period in philosophy’s history, given that they set a new and broad foundation for subsequent philosophical thought. Over the last decade, however, discontent among instructors has grown with coursebooks’ unwavering…

    Paperback – 2019-03-14 
    Routledge

  • Émilie Du Châtelet and the Foundations of Physical Science book cover

    Émilie Du Châtelet and the Foundations of Physical Science

    1st Edition

    By Katherine Brading

    The centerpiece of Émilie Du Châtelet’s philosophy of science is her Foundations of Physics, first published in 1740. The Foundations contains epistemology, metaphysics, methodology, mechanics, and physics, including such pressing issues of the time as whether there are atoms, the appropriate roles…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Physics and Metaphysics in Descartes and in his Reception book cover

    Physics and Metaphysics in Descartes and in his Reception

    1st Edition

    Edited by Delphine Antoine-Mahut, Sophie Roux

    This volume explores the relationship between physics and metaphysics in Descartes’ philosophy. According to the standard account, Descartes modified the objects of metaphysics and physics and inverted the order in which these two disciplines were traditionally studied. This book challenges the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • The History of the Philosophy of Mind: Six volume set book cover

    The History of the Philosophy of Mind

    Six volume set, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Copenhaver, Christopher Shields

    The History of the Philosophy of Mind is a major six-volume reference collection, covering the key topics, thinkers and debates within philosophy of mind, from Antiquity to the present day. Each volume is edited by a leading scholar in the field and comprises chapters written by an international…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    The History of the Philosophy of Mind

  • Sellars and the History of Modern Philosophy book cover

    Sellars and the History of Modern Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luca Corti, Antonio M. Nunziante

    This edited volume systematically addresses the connection between Wilfrid Sellars and the history of modern philosophy, exploring both the content and method of this relationship. It intends both to analyze Sellars’ position in relation to singular thinkers of the modern tradition, and to inquire…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • The Meaning of Life and the Great Philosophers book cover

    The Meaning of Life and the Great Philosophers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Leach, James Tartaglia

    The Meaning of Life and the Great Philosophers reveals how great philosophers of the past sought to answer the question of the meaning of life. This edited collection includes thirty-five chapters which each focus on a major philosophical figure, from Confucius to Rorty, and that imaginatively…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge

  • Vanishing Matter and the Laws of Motion: Descartes and Beyond book cover

    Vanishing Matter and the Laws of Motion

    Descartes and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Anstey, Dana Jalobeanu

    This volume explores the themes of vanishing matter, matter and the laws of nature, the qualities of matter, and the diversity of the debates about matter in the early modern period. Chapters are unified by a number of interlocking themes which together enable some of the broader contours of the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • The Idea of Principles in Early Modern Thought: Interdisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    The Idea of Principles in Early Modern Thought

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter R. Anstey

    This collection presents the first sustained examination of the nature and status of the idea of principles in early modern thought. Principles are almost ubiquitous in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries: the term appears in famous book titles, such as Newton’s Principia; the notion plays a…

    Hardback – 2017-04-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Self, Reason, and Freedom: A New Light on Descartes' Metaphysics book cover

    Self, Reason, and Freedom

    A New Light on Descartes' Metaphysics, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Christofidou

    Freedom and its internal relation to reason is fundamental to Descartes’ philosophy in general, and to his Meditations on First Philosophy in particular. Without freedom his entire enquiry would not get off the ground, and without understanding the rôle of freedom in his work, we could not…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • The Child as a Cartesian Thinker: Children's Reasonings about Metaphysical Aspects of Reality book cover

    The Child as a Cartesian Thinker

    Children's Reasonings about Metaphysical Aspects of Reality, 1st Edition

    By Eugene V. Subbotsky

    Originally published in 1996, this book presents and analyses children’s reasonings about fundamental metaphysical problems. The first part describes dialogues with children that were constructed on the basis of Descartes’ Mediations on First Philosophy and which look at children’s ideas about the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-21
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Consciousness and the Great Philosophers: What would they have said about our mind-body problem? book cover

    Consciousness and the Great Philosophers

    What would they have said about our mind-body problem?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Leach, James Tartaglia

    Consciousness and the Great Philosophers addresses the question of how the great philosophers of the past might have reacted to the contemporary problem of consciousness. Each of the thirty-two chapters within this edited collection focuses on a major philosophical figure from the history of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-12
    Routledge

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