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The new edition adds a full-scale desartes of the Fourth Meditation, including an original defense of Descartes’s account of freedom and a substantive discussion of the problem of evil. The book draws upon and references much contemporary English-language Descartes scholarship.

After a thorough discussion of the main themes and arguments of the Meditations, the historical background of the work, and its critical reception, the author offers his own reflections on Cartesian doubt, the cogito, the causal and ontological proofs of God’s existence, the Cartesian circle, Cartesian dualism, and Descartes’ views of the material world.

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Descartes’s troubling letter to Mesland 6. Dec 04, Alessandro Veneri rated it really liked it. To ask other readers questions about Descartesplease beorges up. Descartes’s Conception of the Self Dicker offers his own assessments of the Cartesian Doubt, the cogitothe causal and ontological proofs of God’s existence, Cartesian freedom and theodicy, Cartesian Dualism, and Descartes’s views about the existence and nature of the material world.


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Nitin CR added it May 23, Perceptual Knowledge Georges Dicker Inbunden. The book is useful as a teaching tool because of its clarity and accessibility. History of Western Philosophy.

Descartes An Analytical and Historical Introduction Second Edition Georges Dicker The book is accessible yet also develops its material deeply enough to interest advanced readers. My library Help Advanced Book Search. To see what your descartew thought of this book, please sign up. Sign in Create an account. Some Implications for Descartes’s System Notes 6: Daisy Mason marked it as to-read Oct 07, dewcartes Mereology and Location Shieva Kleinschmidt.

Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Descartes and the Meditations. Hume’s Epistemology and Metaphysics Georges Dicker.

This is a valuable for resource for anyone wanting to understand Descartes better.

The volume provides a thorough discussion of several basic issues of epistemology and metaphysics elicited from the main themes and arguments of the Meditations. Berkeley’s Idealism Georges Dicker. Meditation I and the Geortes of Doubt 1. A Problem for the Cogito 4.

It also delves into the work’s historical background and critical reception. With Selections From the Objections and Replies.

Descartes: An Analytical and Historical Introduction

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The commentary also incorporates a wealth of recent Descartes scholarship, and inculcates — but does not presuppose — knowledge of the methods of contemporary analytic philosophy. Dicker gives a thorough commentary on the Meditations in First Philosophy, reconstructing the arguments of D I first used this book in graduate school and determined at the time that I would get my own copy, which I never did, as I headed off into ministry.

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