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  • 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

  • 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, 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

  • Back to 'Things in Themselves'

    A Phenomenological Foundation for Classical Realism, 1st Edition

    By Josef Seifert

    In an enlightening dialogue with Descartes, Kant, Husserl and Gadamer, Professor Seifert argues that the original inspiration of phenomenology was nothing other than the primordial insight of philosophy itself, the foundation of philosophia perennis. His radical rethinking of the phenomenological…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Phenomenology

  • Descartes and Method

    A Search for a Method in Meditations, 1st Edition

    By Clarence A. Bonnen, Daniel E. Flage

    Rene Descartes credited his success in philosophy, mathematics, and physics to the discovery of a universal method of inquiry, but he provided no systematic description of his method. Descartes and Method carefully examines Descartes' scattered remarks on his application and puts forward a…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Receptions of Descartes

    Cartesianism and Anti-Cartesianism in Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tad M. Schmaltz

    Receptions of Descartes is a collection of work by an international group of authors that focuses on the various ways in which Descartes was interpreted, defended and criticized in early modern Europe. The book is divided into five sections, the first four of which focus on Descartes' reception in…

    Paperback – 2013-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Material Falsity and Error in Descartes' Meditations

    1st Edition

    By Cecilia Wee

    Material Falsity and Error in Descartes’s Meditations approaches Descartes’s Meditations as an intellectual journey, wherein Descartes’s views develop and change as he makes new discoveries about self, God and matter. The first book to focus closely on Descartes’s notion of material falsity, it…

    Paperback – 2011-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

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