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DescartesAn Analytic and Historical Introduction

Descartes: An Analytic and Historical Introduction

Georges Dicker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195380323
eISBN:
9780190267452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195380323.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

A solid grasp of the main themes and arguments of the seventeenth-century philosopher René Descartes is essential for understanding modern thought, and a necessary entrée to the work of the ... More

Descartes and CartesianismEssays in Honour of Desmond Clarke

Descartes and Cartesianism: Essays in Honour of Desmond Clarke

Stephen Gaukroger and Catherine Wilson (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198779643
eISBN:
9780191824692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779643.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This collection of essays from leading specialists of the philosophical and scientific writings of Descartes explores not only Descartes’ own writings but also those of his immediate successors and ... More

Descartes and the First Cartesians

Descartes and the First Cartesians

Roger Ariew

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199563517
eISBN:
9780191791208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563517.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Descartes and the First Cartesians adopts the perspective that we should not approach René Descartes as a solitary, virtually autistic thinker, but as a philosopher who constructs a dialogue with his ... More

Descartes and the Puzzle of Sensory Representation

Descartes and the Puzzle of Sensory Representation

Raffaella De Rosa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570379
eISBN:
9780191722455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570379.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, History of Philosophy

While much has been written on Descartes' theory of mind and ideas, no systematic study of his theory of sensory representation and misrepresentation is currently available in the literature. This ... More

Descartes, Malebranche, and the Crisis of Perception

Descartes, Malebranche, and the Crisis of Perception

Walter Ott

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198791713
eISBN:
9780191839597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791713.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The seventeenth century witnesses the demise of two core doctrines in the theory of perception: naïve realism about color, sound, and other sensible qualities and the empirical theory, drawn from ... More

Descartes: An Intellectual Biography

Descartes: An Intellectual Biography

Stephen Gaukroger

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198237242
eISBN:
9780191597480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198237243.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Stephen Gaukroger traces the development of Descartes's thought in the social, religious, and intellectual context of seventeenth‐century Europe. Gaukroger describes Descartes's upbringing and his ... More

Descartes's Theory of Mind

Descartes's Theory of Mind

Desmond Clarke

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199261239
eISBN:
9780191597213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261237.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Descartes argues that no explanation of any phenomenon may assume or merely re‐describe what needs to be explained. He cannot, therefore, propose substance dualism as a theory of mind. To explain ... More

The Development of Ethics: Volume 1From Socrates to the Reformation

The Development of Ethics: Volume 1: From Socrates to the Reformation

Terence Irwin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198242673
eISBN:
9780191680519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198242673.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book presents a historical and critical study of the development of moral philosophy over 2,000 years, from ancient Greece to the Reformation. Starting with the ... More

DignityA History

Dignity: A History

Remy Debes (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199385997
eISBN:
9780199386024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385997.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The concept of dignity typically brings to mind an idea of moral status that supposedly belongs to all humans equally, and which serves as the basis of human rights. But this moralized meaning of ... More

Diotima's ChildrenGerman Aesthetic Rationalism from Leibniz to Lessing

Diotima's Children: German Aesthetic Rationalism from Leibniz to Lessing

Frederick C. Beiser

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199573011
eISBN:
9780191722202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573011.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, History of Philosophy

This book is a re-examination of the rationalist tradition of aesthetics which prevailed in Germany in the late 17th and 18th century. It is partly an historical survey of the central figures and ... More

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