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The ‘Morphology’ of Theism

Charles Conti

in Metaphysical Personalism: An Analysis of Austin Farrer's Metaphysics of Theism

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263388
eISBN:
9780191682513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263388.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter tackles the question of how to provide content for the concept of ‘God’ on more philosophical grounds. It considers what idea is best able to cross the barrier of transcendence or ... More


Système Général de la Philosophie or the Construction of the Cartesian Textbook

Roger Ariew

in Descartes and the First Cartesians

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199563517
eISBN:
9780191791208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563517.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The title of Pierre-Sylvain Régis’ multi-volume work, Cours entier de philosophie; ou, Systeme general selon les principes de M. Descartes, contenant la logique, la metaphysique, la physique, et la ... More


A Brief Conclusion

Roger Ariew

in Descartes and the First Cartesians

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199563517
eISBN:
9780191791208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563517.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The Cartesians ultimately were able to replace the Aristotelians in the Schools. This concluding chapter asks how they accomplished this. It answers that the Cartesians supplanted the Aristotelians ... More


“Ego sum, ego existo”: Descartes on the Verge of Heresy

Étienne Balibar

in Citizen Subject: Foundations for Philosophical Anthropology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273607
eISBN:
9780823273652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273607.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Descartes's references to the biblical sum qui sum and Ego sum in Descartes's Meditations, specifically from the Second Meditation onward, and how, “[b]y the idea of God,” ... More


Knowledge of Things Human and Divine: Vico's New Science and "Finnegans Wake"

Donald Phillip Verene

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099584
eISBN:
9780300127935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099584.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book examines in full the interconnections between Giambattista Vico's new science and James Joyce's Finnegans Wake. Maintaining that Joyce is the greatest modern “interpreter” of Vico, it ... More


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