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A bold and insightful departure from related texts, Descartes goes beyond the categorical associations placed on the philosophera€™s ideas, and explores the subtleties of his beliefs. Examining Descartesa€™ life and work, this book includes 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. Additionally, themes often left unexamined are addressed, bringing new perspectives on one of philosophya€™s most studied and most influential figures. Written in an elegant and compelling manner that echoes Descartesa€™ own writing, Gombay presents the reader with an accessible but challenging text that offers a strong background and new insights into Descartesa€™ life and work.And surely they are much entwined with what goes on in my body. So my body cannot be something that I own simply the way I own my car; and by the same token, preventing cancer from spreading in my body cannot be like preventing rustanbsp;...

Author:Andre Gombay
Publisher:Wiley-Blackwell - 2007-01-05


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