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By Janet Broughton,John Carriero

a set of greater than 30 specifically commissioned essays, this quantity surveys the paintings of the 17th-century philosopher-scientist regularly considered as the founding father of smooth philosophy, whereas integrating specific essays detailing the context and impression of his paintings.

  • Covers the complete variety of ancient and philosophical views at the paintings of Descartes
  • Discusses his seminal contributions to our knowing of skepticism, mind-body dualism, self-knowledge, innate principles, substance, causality, God, and the character of animals
  • Explores the philosophical value of his contributions to arithmetic and science
  • Concludes with a bit at the effect of Descartes's paintings on next philosophers

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