Download e-book for kindle: Cartesian Metaphysics: The Scholastic Origins of Modern by Jorge Secada

By Jorge Secada

ISBN-10: 0521452910

ISBN-13: 9780521452915

ISBN-10: 052161614X

ISBN-13: 9780521616140

this can be the 1st book-length learn of Descartes's metaphysics to put it in its speedy ancient context, the overdue Scholastic philosophy of thinkers resembling Suárez opposed to which Descartes reacted. Jorge Secada perspectives Cartesian philosophy as an 'essentialist' respond to the 'existentialism' of the varsity, and his dialogue contains cautious analyses and unique interpretations of such vital Cartesian topics because the position of scepticism, intentionality and the doctrine of the cloth falsity of principles, universals and the relation among feel and realizing, causation and the proofs of the life of God, the idea of substance, and the dualism of brain and subject. His research deals an image of Descartes's metaphysics that's either novel and philosophically illuminating.

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