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  • 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, 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Descartes' Dualism

    1st Edition

    By Gordon Baker, Katherine Morris

    Was Descartes a Cartesian Dualist? In this controversial study, Gordon Baker and Katherine J. Morris argue that, despite the general consensus within philosophy, Descartes was neither a proponent of dualism nor guilty of the many crimes of which he has been accused by twentieth century…

    Paperback – 2002-10-03
    Routledge

  • The Immaterial Self

    A Defence of the Cartesian Dualist Conception of the Mind, 1st Edition

    By John Foster

    Dualism argues that the mind is more than just the brain. It holds that there exists two very different realms, one mental and the other physical. Both are fundamental and one cannot be reduced to the other - there are minds and there is a physical world. This book examines and defends the most…

    Paperback – 1996-11-14
    Routledge
    International Library of Philosophy

  • Rene Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy in Focus

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stanley Tweyman

    This volume presents the excellent and popular translation by Haldane and Ross of Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy, an introduction by Stanley Tweyman which explores the relevance of Descartes' Regulae and his method of analysis in the Meditations, and six articles which indicate the…

    Paperback – 1993-11-18
    Routledge
    Philosophers in Focus

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