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The Resource Descartes's changing mind, Peter Machamer & J.E. McGuire, (electronic resource)

Descartes's changing mind, Peter Machamer & J.E. McGuire, (electronic resource)

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Descartes's changing mind
Title
Descartes's changing mind
Statement of responsibility
Peter Machamer & J.E. McGuire
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Language
eng
Summary
Descartes's works are often treated as a unified, unchanging whole. But in Descartes's Changing Mind, Peter Machamer and J.E. McGuire argue that the philosopher's views, particularly in natural philosophy, actually change radically between his early and later works--and that any interpretation of Descartes must take account of these changes. The first comprehensive study of the most significant of these shifts, this book also provides a new picture of the development of Cartesian science, epistemology, and metaphysics. No changes in Descartes's thought are more significant than those that occ
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Machamer, Peter K
Dewey number
194
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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McGuire, J. E
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  • Descartes, René
  • Philosophy of mind
  • Mind and body
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Descartes's changing mind, Peter Machamer & J.E. McGuire, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ([243]-250) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
From method to epistemology and from metaphysics to the epistemic stance -- Descartes's early work: the rules -- The world -- The discourse on method -- God and efficient causation -- A historical preamble -- God's efficient causation and the introduction of causa secundum esse -- God, time, and continual creation: the emergence of re-creationism -- Causal axioms and common notions -- Seeing the implications of his causal views: the response to his critics -- God as causa sui: the high tide of Descartes's causalism -- Eminent containment, transcendence, divine powers, and god's causal harmony -- Epistemic teleology -- Body-body causation and the Cartesian world of matter -- The current debate on body-body causation -- The early Descartes -- Cartesian conservationism -- Three questions of metaphysics: principles parts I and II -- Mature motion -- The place of our position in the current debate -- Mind, intuition, innateness, and ideas -- Intuition and enumeration -- Ideas and Descartes's new theory of mind -- Innate ideas -- Innateness and sensory ideas -- Innate ideas: present but swamped -- Innateness and intellectual memory -- Common notions, eternal truths, and immutable natures -- Mind-body causality and the mind-body union: the case of sensation -- Sensation -- The physical side of perception -- The mental side of perception -- How the soul moves the body, or mind-to-body causation -- The nature of the distinction between mind and body -- The mind-body (soul-body) union -- Epistemic teleology and dualism
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ocn568045583
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 258 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400830435
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unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)568045583
Label
Descartes's changing mind, Peter Machamer & J.E. McGuire, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ([243]-250) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
From method to epistemology and from metaphysics to the epistemic stance -- Descartes's early work: the rules -- The world -- The discourse on method -- God and efficient causation -- A historical preamble -- God's efficient causation and the introduction of causa secundum esse -- God, time, and continual creation: the emergence of re-creationism -- Causal axioms and common notions -- Seeing the implications of his causal views: the response to his critics -- God as causa sui: the high tide of Descartes's causalism -- Eminent containment, transcendence, divine powers, and god's causal harmony -- Epistemic teleology -- Body-body causation and the Cartesian world of matter -- The current debate on body-body causation -- The early Descartes -- Cartesian conservationism -- Three questions of metaphysics: principles parts I and II -- Mature motion -- The place of our position in the current debate -- Mind, intuition, innateness, and ideas -- Intuition and enumeration -- Ideas and Descartes's new theory of mind -- Innate ideas -- Innateness and sensory ideas -- Innate ideas: present but swamped -- Innateness and intellectual memory -- Common notions, eternal truths, and immutable natures -- Mind-body causality and the mind-body union: the case of sensation -- Sensation -- The physical side of perception -- The mental side of perception -- How the soul moves the body, or mind-to-body causation -- The nature of the distinction between mind and body -- The mind-body (soul-body) union -- Epistemic teleology and dualism
Control code
ocn568045583
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 258 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400830435
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)568045583

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