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Descartes's changing mind, Peter Machamer & J.E. McGuire

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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
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
  • Descartes, René
  • Philosophy of mind
  • Mind and body
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Mind and body
  • Philosophy of mind
  • Filosofie
Label
Descartes's changing mind, Peter Machamer & J.E. McGuire
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ([243]-250) and index
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 244934
  • 22573/cttxr5n
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not applicable
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)568045583
Label
Descartes's changing mind, Peter Machamer & J.E. McGuire
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ([243]-250) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 244934
  • 22573/cttxr5n
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)568045583

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