Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy Volume 3

Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy Volume 3

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Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy focuses on the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries--the extraordinary period of intellectual flourishing that begins, very roughly, with Descartes and his contemporaries and ends with Kant. It also publishes papers on thinkers or movements outside of
that framework, provided they are important in illuminating early modern thought.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 360 pages
  • 146 x 224 x 25mm | 566g
  • Clarendon Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New
  • 0199203946
  • 9780199203949

Table of contents

Note from the Editors ; 1. Deflating Descartes' Causal Axiom ; 2. The Dustbin Theory of Mind: A Cartesian Legacy? ; 3. Is Descartes a Libertarian? ; 4. The Scholastic Resources for Descartes' Concept of God as Causa Sui ; 5. Hobbesian Mechanics ; 6. Locks, Schlocks, and Poisoned Peas: Boyle on Actual and Dispositive Qualities ; 7. Atomism, Monism, and Causation in the Natural Philosophy of Margaret Cavendish ; 8. Descartes, the First Cartesians, and Logic ; 9. On the Necessity and Nature of Simples: Leibniz, Wolff, Baumgarten, and the Pre-Critical Kant ; 10. Review Essay: Descartes' Theory of Mind, by Desmond Clarke
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