Author(s): André Gombay

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631233459

Online ISBN: 9780470774267

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774267

About this Book

A bold and insightful departure from related texts, Descartes goes beyond the categorical associations placed on the philosopher's ideas, and explores the subtleties of his beliefs.

  • An elegant, compelling and insightful introduction to Descartes' life and work.
  • Discusses a broad range of his most scrutinized philosophical thought, including his contributions to logic, philosophy of the mind, epistemology, metaphysics, the philosophy of science, and the philosophy of religion.
  • Explores the subtleties of Descartes' seemingly contradictory beliefs.
  • Addresses themes left unexamined in other works on Descartes.

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