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Descartes's method of doubt, Janet Broughton

Label
Descartes's method of doubt
Title
Descartes's method of doubt
Statement of responsibility
Janet Broughton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Descartes thought that we could achieve absolute certainty by starting with radical doubt. He adopts this strategy in the Meditations on First Philosophy, where he raises sweeping doubts with the famous dream argument and the hypothesis of an evil demon. But why did Descartes think we should take these exaggerated doubts seriously? And if we do take them seriously, how did he think any of our beliefs could ever escape them? Janet Broughton undertakes a close study of Descartes's first three meditations to answer these questions and to present a fresh way of understanding precisely what Descartes was up to
Cataloging source
N$T
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1948-
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Broughton, Janet
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Descartes, René
  • Descartes, René
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Belief and doubt
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Belief and doubt
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Scepticisme
  • Twijfel
  • Kennistheorie
Label
Descartes's method of doubt, Janet Broughton
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-209) 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
  • Introduction -- Chapter 1: Who is doubting -- Chapter 2: Ancient skepticism -- Chapter 3: Reasons for suspending judgment -- Chapter 4: Reasons for doubt -- Chapter 5: Common sense and skeptical reflection -- Chapter 6: Using doubt -- Chapter 7: Inner conditions -- Chapter 8: Outer conditions -- Chapter 9: Reflections
  • pt. 1. Raising doubt. Who is doubting? ; Ancient skepticism ; Reasons for suspending judgment ; Reasons for doubt ; Common sense and skeptical reflection -- pt. 2. Using doubt. Using doubt ; Inner conditions ; Outer conditions ; Reflections
Control code
ocn362778395
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 217 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282087095
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttz4b7
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)362778395
Label
Descartes's method of doubt, Janet Broughton
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-209) 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
  • Introduction -- Chapter 1: Who is doubting -- Chapter 2: Ancient skepticism -- Chapter 3: Reasons for suspending judgment -- Chapter 4: Reasons for doubt -- Chapter 5: Common sense and skeptical reflection -- Chapter 6: Using doubt -- Chapter 7: Inner conditions -- Chapter 8: Outer conditions -- Chapter 9: Reflections
  • pt. 1. Raising doubt. Who is doubting? ; Ancient skepticism ; Reasons for suspending judgment ; Reasons for doubt ; Common sense and skeptical reflection -- pt. 2. Using doubt. Using doubt ; Inner conditions ; Outer conditions ; Reflections
Control code
ocn362778395
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 217 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282087095
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttz4b7
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)362778395

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