Descartes' Philosophical Revolution: A Reassessment

Authors: Ben-Yami, H.

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Ben-Yami shows how the technology of Descartes' time shapes his conception of life, soul and mind–body dualism; how Descartes' analytic geometry helps him develop his revolutionary conception of representation without resemblance; and how these ideas combine to shape his new and influential theory of perception.

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Hanoch Ben-Yami is professor at the Department of Philosophy of Central European University, Budapest. In addition to his work on Early Modern Philosophy, his publications include papers on logic, language, mind, time and causality in Special Relativity, medical ethics and Wittgenstein, as well as a satirical play about experimental philosophy.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Descartes' Philosophical Revolution: A Reassessment
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-51202-4
DOI
10.1057/9781137512024
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-51201-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-50628-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 281
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