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The a priori in the thought of Descartes : cognition, method and science, by Jan Palkoska

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The a priori in the thought of Descartes : cognition, method and science
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The a priori in the thought of Descartes
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cognition, method and science
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by Jan Palkoska
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eng
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It has been acknowledged that, while Descartes's usage of the term "a priori" is at odds with the now-current Kantian meaning, it also fails to correspond to the standard Aristotelian notion. However, there is, as yet, little agreement as to the exact positive meaning Descartes associates with the term. As such, this book offers a clear and historically adequate account of this disputed issue. Descartes's concept of apriority is interpreted as resulting from an interplay of two trends: development of a universal method of discovery based upon Descartes's ground-breaking reinterpretation of heu
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Palkoska, Jan
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121/.3
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index present
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BD181.3
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.P35 2017eb
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Descartes, René
  • A priori
  • Descartes, René
  • Philosophy
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • A priori
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The a priori in the thought of Descartes : cognition, method and science, by Jan Palkoska
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
  • Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Note on Quotations and Bibliography; Introduction; Chapter One; 1.1 Cogitatio and Its Modes; 1.1.1 Understanding, Will, and Judgments; 1.1.2 Understanding and Its Modes; 1.2 The Modes of Understanding, and Innate Ideas; 1.2.1 Innate Ideas and Dispositions; 1.2.2 Innate Ideas and Implicit Apprehension; 1.3 Clear and Distinct Perception, Certainty, and Scientia; 1.3.1 Compelled Assent; 1.3.2 Metaphysical Certainty and Normativity; 1.3.3 Clear and Distinct Perception, and Scientia; 1.4 Breaking Down the Cartesian Circle; Chapter Two
  • 2.1 Understanding as the Principle of Scientia2.2 Intuitus, Understanding, and Experientia; 2.3 The Objects of Intuitus; 2.3.1 Simple Natures; 2.3.2 Compositiones as Objects of Intuitus; 2.4 The Root of Objective Necessity, and Scientia; 2.5 Deductio; 2.5.1 Construing Deductio in Terms of Intuitus; 2.5.2 Throwing Away the Dialecticorum Vincula; 2.6 Enumeration; 2.6.1 Approbative and Heuristic Enumeration; 2.6.2 Enumeration, Sufficiency, and Ordering; 2.6.3 Inductio, Deductio, and Enumeratio; Chapter Three; 3.1 Links to Mathematical Contexts
  • 3.1.1 Mathematics as a Paradigm of a Universal Method3.1.2 The A Priori in Purely Mathematical Contexts; 3.1.3 The Method of Analysis in Diophantus and Pappus; 3.1.4 The "Algebre des modernes"; 3.2 Analysis in Descartes Mathematics; 3.2.1 A Point of Comparison: Viète s Logistice Speciosa; 3.2.2 Descartes Algebraization of Geometry; 3.2.3 Algebra as an Analytical Problem-Solving Procedure; 3.2.4 Analysis and Synthesis in Pappus; 3.2.5 Descartes Approach; 3.2.6 Scientia and Imagination in Descartes' Mathematics; Chapter Four; 4.1 Mathematicæ, Mathesis Vniversalis and a Universal Method
  • 4.1.1 A Textual Problem4.1.2 The Meaning of Mathesis vniversalis in Descartes; 4.2 A Talk of the Method; 4.3 A Reconstruction of the Universal Method; 4.3.1 The General Modus Operandi; 4.3.2 The Præparatio Comparationum; 4.4 Justification and Possibility of Method; 4.4.1 The Justification Task; 4.5 Universality of the Method and the Unity of the Scientiæ; Chapter Five; 5.1 The A Priori and the A Posteriori in the Aristotelian Tradition; 5.2 Some Aristotelian Strata in Descartes' Conception; 5.3 A Clash with the Aristotelians; 5.3.1 Analysis as an Approbative Tool in the Aristotelian Tradition
  • 5.3.2 Heuristic Analysis in Aristotle5.3.3 Heuristic Analysis in Renaissance Aristotelianism; 5.3.4 Some Similarities to Descartes on Analysis; 5.4. Analysis as A Priori in Descartes; 5.4.1 Culs-de-Sac; 5.4.2 A Speculative Suggestion; 5.5 Coda: Synthesis as A Posteriori in Descartes; Appendix: Abbreviations; Bibliography; General Index
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9781443893572
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The a priori in the thought of Descartes : cognition, method and science, by Jan Palkoska
Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
  • Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Note on Quotations and Bibliography; Introduction; Chapter One; 1.1 Cogitatio and Its Modes; 1.1.1 Understanding, Will, and Judgments; 1.1.2 Understanding and Its Modes; 1.2 The Modes of Understanding, and Innate Ideas; 1.2.1 Innate Ideas and Dispositions; 1.2.2 Innate Ideas and Implicit Apprehension; 1.3 Clear and Distinct Perception, Certainty, and Scientia; 1.3.1 Compelled Assent; 1.3.2 Metaphysical Certainty and Normativity; 1.3.3 Clear and Distinct Perception, and Scientia; 1.4 Breaking Down the Cartesian Circle; Chapter Two
  • 2.1 Understanding as the Principle of Scientia2.2 Intuitus, Understanding, and Experientia; 2.3 The Objects of Intuitus; 2.3.1 Simple Natures; 2.3.2 Compositiones as Objects of Intuitus; 2.4 The Root of Objective Necessity, and Scientia; 2.5 Deductio; 2.5.1 Construing Deductio in Terms of Intuitus; 2.5.2 Throwing Away the Dialecticorum Vincula; 2.6 Enumeration; 2.6.1 Approbative and Heuristic Enumeration; 2.6.2 Enumeration, Sufficiency, and Ordering; 2.6.3 Inductio, Deductio, and Enumeratio; Chapter Three; 3.1 Links to Mathematical Contexts
  • 3.1.1 Mathematics as a Paradigm of a Universal Method3.1.2 The A Priori in Purely Mathematical Contexts; 3.1.3 The Method of Analysis in Diophantus and Pappus; 3.1.4 The "Algebre des modernes"; 3.2 Analysis in Descartes Mathematics; 3.2.1 A Point of Comparison: Viète s Logistice Speciosa; 3.2.2 Descartes Algebraization of Geometry; 3.2.3 Algebra as an Analytical Problem-Solving Procedure; 3.2.4 Analysis and Synthesis in Pappus; 3.2.5 Descartes Approach; 3.2.6 Scientia and Imagination in Descartes' Mathematics; Chapter Four; 4.1 Mathematicæ, Mathesis Vniversalis and a Universal Method
  • 4.1.1 A Textual Problem4.1.2 The Meaning of Mathesis vniversalis in Descartes; 4.2 A Talk of the Method; 4.3 A Reconstruction of the Universal Method; 4.3.1 The General Modus Operandi; 4.3.2 The Præparatio Comparationum; 4.4 Justification and Possibility of Method; 4.4.1 The Justification Task; 4.5 Universality of the Method and the Unity of the Scientiæ; Chapter Five; 5.1 The A Priori and the A Posteriori in the Aristotelian Tradition; 5.2 Some Aristotelian Strata in Descartes' Conception; 5.3 A Clash with the Aristotelians; 5.3.1 Analysis as an Approbative Tool in the Aristotelian Tradition
  • 5.3.2 Heuristic Analysis in Aristotle5.3.3 Heuristic Analysis in Renaissance Aristotelianism; 5.3.4 Some Similarities to Descartes on Analysis; 5.4. Analysis as A Priori in Descartes; 5.4.1 Culs-de-Sac; 5.4.2 A Speculative Suggestion; 5.5 Coda: Synthesis as A Posteriori in Descartes; Appendix: Abbreviations; Bibliography; General Index
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987251272
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1 online resource (xi, 396 pages)
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online
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9781443893572
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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9781443893572
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