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The Resource Descartes' natural philosophy, edited by Stephen Gaukroger, John Schuster, and John Sutton

Descartes' natural philosophy, edited by Stephen Gaukroger, John Schuster, and John Sutton

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Descartes' natural philosophy
Title
Descartes' natural philosophy
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edited by Stephen Gaukroger, John Schuster, and John Sutton
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Language
eng
Summary
The most comprehensive collection of essays on Descartes' scientific writings ever published, this volume offers a detailed reassessment of Descartes' scientific work and its bearing on his philosophy. The 35 essays, written by some of the world's leading scholars, cover topics as diverse as optics, cosmology and medicine, and will be of vital interest to all historians of philosophy or science
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N$T
Dewey number
113/.092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
B1878.N3
LC item number
D47 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • 1947-
  • 1965-
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  • Gaukroger, Stephen
  • Schuster, John Andrew
  • Sutton, John
Series statement
Routledge studies in seventeenth-century philosophy
Series volume
3
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  • Descartes, René
  • Philosophy of nature
  • Descartes, René
  • SCIENCE
  • Philosophy of nature
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Descartes' natural philosophy, edited by Stephen Gaukroger, John Schuster, and John Sutton
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 751-757) and index
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Stephen Gaukroger
  • chapter 4 Force, determination and impact
  • Peter McLaughlin
  • chapter 5 A different Descartes
  • Descartes and the programme for a mathematical physics in his correspondence
  • Daniel Garber
  • chapter 6 Causal powers and occasionalism from Descartes to Malebranche
  • Desmond Clarke
  • chapter 7 The invention of nature
  • Descartes and Regius
  • Chapter Introduction
  • Theo Verbeek
  • chapter 8 The influence of Cartesian cosmology in England
  • Peter Harrison
  • part Part II Method, optics, and the role of experiment
  • chapter 9 Neo-Aristotle and method
  • Between Zabarella and Descartes
  • Timothy J. Reiss
  • chapter 10 Figuring things out: figurate problem-solving in the
  • Figurate problem-solving in the early Descartes
  • Dennis L. Sepper
  • part Part I Mechanics and cosmology
  • chapter 11 The rainbow
  • A privileged epistemological model
  • Jean-Robert Armogathe
  • chapter 12 Descartes opticien
  • The construction of the law of refraction and the manufacture of its physical rationales, 1618-29
  • John A. Schuster
  • chapter 13 A 'science for honnêtes hommes': La Recherche de la Vérité and the deconstruction of experimental knowledge
  • deconstruction of experimental knowledge.
  • La Recherche de la Vérité and the Alberto Guillermo Ranea
  • chapter 14 Descartes, experiments, and a first generation Cartesian, Jacques Rohault
  • chapter 1 Descartes and the natural philosophy of the Coimbra commentaries
  • Trevor McClaughlin
  • part Part III Physiology
  • chapter 15 Cartesian physiology
  • Annie Bitbol-Hespériès
  • chapter 16 The resources of a mechanist physiology and the problem of goal-directed processes
  • Stephen Gaukroger
  • chapter 17 Bêtes-machines
  • Katherine Morris
  • chapter 18 Descartes' cardiology and its reception in English physiology
  • Peter Anstey
  • Dennis Des Chene
  • part Part IV Imagination and representation
  • chapter 19 Cartesian imagination and perspectival art
  • Betsy Newell Decyk
  • chapter 20 From sparks of truth to the glow of possibility
  • Peter Schouls
  • chapter 21 Descartes' theory of visual spatial perception
  • Celia Wolf-Devine
  • chapter 22 Symposium on Descartes on perceptual cognition: introduction
  • John Sutton
  • chapter 22a Descartes and formal signs
  • chapter 2 Descartes' debt to Beeckman
  • David Behan
  • chapter 22b Descartes' startling doctrine of the reverse-sign relation
  • Peter Slezak
  • chapter 22c The role of inner objects in perception
  • Celia Wolf-Devine
  • chapter 22d Descartes, Locke, and 'direct realism'
  • Yasuhiko Tomida
  • chapter 22e Replies to my fellow symposiasts
  • John Yolton
  • part Part V Mind and body, thought and sensation
  • Inspiration, cooperation, conflict
  • chapter 23 Descartes' intellectual and corporeal memories
  • Véronique M. Fóti
  • chapter 24 The senses as witnesses
  • Gordon Baker
  • chapter 25 Descartes' naturalism about the mental
  • Gary Hatfield
  • chapter 26 Descartes and the corporeal mind
  • Some implications of the Regius affair
  • Catherine Wilson
  • chapter 27 Perrault's criticisms of the Cartesian theory of the soul
  • Klaas van Berkel
  • John P. Wright
  • chapter 28 The body and the brain
  • John Sutton
  • chapter 29 Life and health in Cartesian natural philosophy
  • Dennis Des Chene
  • chapter 30 The texture of thought
  • Why Descartes' Meditationes is meditational, and why it matters
  • Dennis L. Sepper
  • chapter 3 The foundational role of hydrostatics and statics in Descartes' natural philosophy
Control code
57436726
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1 online resource (x, 767 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780415219938
Lccn
99059525
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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illustrations
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not applicable
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)57436726
Label
Descartes' natural philosophy, edited by Stephen Gaukroger, John Schuster, and John Sutton
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 751-757) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Stephen Gaukroger
  • chapter 4 Force, determination and impact
  • Peter McLaughlin
  • chapter 5 A different Descartes
  • Descartes and the programme for a mathematical physics in his correspondence
  • Daniel Garber
  • chapter 6 Causal powers and occasionalism from Descartes to Malebranche
  • Desmond Clarke
  • chapter 7 The invention of nature
  • Descartes and Regius
  • Chapter Introduction
  • Theo Verbeek
  • chapter 8 The influence of Cartesian cosmology in England
  • Peter Harrison
  • part Part II Method, optics, and the role of experiment
  • chapter 9 Neo-Aristotle and method
  • Between Zabarella and Descartes
  • Timothy J. Reiss
  • chapter 10 Figuring things out: figurate problem-solving in the
  • Figurate problem-solving in the early Descartes
  • Dennis L. Sepper
  • part Part I Mechanics and cosmology
  • chapter 11 The rainbow
  • A privileged epistemological model
  • Jean-Robert Armogathe
  • chapter 12 Descartes opticien
  • The construction of the law of refraction and the manufacture of its physical rationales, 1618-29
  • John A. Schuster
  • chapter 13 A 'science for honnêtes hommes': La Recherche de la Vérité and the deconstruction of experimental knowledge
  • deconstruction of experimental knowledge.
  • La Recherche de la Vérité and the Alberto Guillermo Ranea
  • chapter 14 Descartes, experiments, and a first generation Cartesian, Jacques Rohault
  • chapter 1 Descartes and the natural philosophy of the Coimbra commentaries
  • Trevor McClaughlin
  • part Part III Physiology
  • chapter 15 Cartesian physiology
  • Annie Bitbol-Hespériès
  • chapter 16 The resources of a mechanist physiology and the problem of goal-directed processes
  • Stephen Gaukroger
  • chapter 17 Bêtes-machines
  • Katherine Morris
  • chapter 18 Descartes' cardiology and its reception in English physiology
  • Peter Anstey
  • Dennis Des Chene
  • part Part IV Imagination and representation
  • chapter 19 Cartesian imagination and perspectival art
  • Betsy Newell Decyk
  • chapter 20 From sparks of truth to the glow of possibility
  • Peter Schouls
  • chapter 21 Descartes' theory of visual spatial perception
  • Celia Wolf-Devine
  • chapter 22 Symposium on Descartes on perceptual cognition: introduction
  • John Sutton
  • chapter 22a Descartes and formal signs
  • chapter 2 Descartes' debt to Beeckman
  • David Behan
  • chapter 22b Descartes' startling doctrine of the reverse-sign relation
  • Peter Slezak
  • chapter 22c The role of inner objects in perception
  • Celia Wolf-Devine
  • chapter 22d Descartes, Locke, and 'direct realism'
  • Yasuhiko Tomida
  • chapter 22e Replies to my fellow symposiasts
  • John Yolton
  • part Part V Mind and body, thought and sensation
  • Inspiration, cooperation, conflict
  • chapter 23 Descartes' intellectual and corporeal memories
  • Véronique M. Fóti
  • chapter 24 The senses as witnesses
  • Gordon Baker
  • chapter 25 Descartes' naturalism about the mental
  • Gary Hatfield
  • chapter 26 Descartes and the corporeal mind
  • Some implications of the Regius affair
  • Catherine Wilson
  • chapter 27 Perrault's criticisms of the Cartesian theory of the soul
  • Klaas van Berkel
  • John P. Wright
  • chapter 28 The body and the brain
  • John Sutton
  • chapter 29 Life and health in Cartesian natural philosophy
  • Dennis Des Chene
  • chapter 30 The texture of thought
  • Why Descartes' Meditationes is meditational, and why it matters
  • Dennis L. Sepper
  • chapter 3 The foundational role of hydrostatics and statics in Descartes' natural philosophy
Control code
57436726
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 767 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780415219938
Lccn
99059525
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)57436726

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