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The Resource The plain truth : Descartes, Huet, and skepticism, by Thomas M. Lennon, (electronic resource)

The plain truth : Descartes, Huet, and skepticism, by Thomas M. Lennon, (electronic resource)

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The plain truth : Descartes, Huet, and skepticism
Title
The plain truth
Title remainder
Descartes, Huet, and skepticism
Statement of responsibility
by Thomas M. Lennon
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Subject
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Language
eng
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CaPaEBR
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Lennon, Thomas M
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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ebrary, Inc
Series statement
Brill's studies in intellectual history,
Series volume
v. 170
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  • Descartes, René
  • Huet, Pierre-Daniel
  • Skepticism
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The plain truth : Descartes, Huet, and skepticism, by Thomas M. Lennon, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-249) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
People -- Who was Huet? -- The Censura : why and when? -- The birth of skepticism -- Malebranche's surprising silence -- The downfall of Cartesianism -- Kinds -- Huet a Cartesian? -- Descartes and skepticism : the standard interpretation -- Descartes and skepticism : the texts -- Thoughts -- The cogito : an inference? -- The transparency of mind -- The cogito as pragmatic tautology -- Doubts -- The reality of doubt -- The generation of doubt -- The response to doubt -- Rules -- The criterion of truth -- The trump argument -- Circles -- The simple circularity of the Meditations -- The inner circle(s) -- Gods -- Gassendist influences -- The objections of objections -- The rejection of intentionality -- Virtues -- Descartes's voice -- Betting the family farm -- The propagation of light -- The heart-beat -- The moving earth -- Faith and reason -- Descartes as methodological academic skeptic
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ebr10363901
Dimensions
25 cm
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unknown
Extent
xi, 255 p.
Form of item
electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The plain truth : Descartes, Huet, and skepticism, by Thomas M. Lennon, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-249) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
People -- Who was Huet? -- The Censura : why and when? -- The birth of skepticism -- Malebranche's surprising silence -- The downfall of Cartesianism -- Kinds -- Huet a Cartesian? -- Descartes and skepticism : the standard interpretation -- Descartes and skepticism : the texts -- Thoughts -- The cogito : an inference? -- The transparency of mind -- The cogito as pragmatic tautology -- Doubts -- The reality of doubt -- The generation of doubt -- The response to doubt -- Rules -- The criterion of truth -- The trump argument -- Circles -- The simple circularity of the Meditations -- The inner circle(s) -- Gods -- Gassendist influences -- The objections of objections -- The rejection of intentionality -- Virtues -- Descartes's voice -- Betting the family farm -- The propagation of light -- The heart-beat -- The moving earth -- Faith and reason -- Descartes as methodological academic skeptic
Control code
ebr10363901
Dimensions
25 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 255 p.
Form of item
electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote

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