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Descartes Reinvented

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ISBN-10: 0521851149

ISBN-13: 9780521851145

Edition: 2005

Authors: Tom Sorell

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In this study, Thomas Sorell seeks to rehabilitate views that are highly unpopular in analytic philosophy and often instantly dismissed. His book serves as an interpretation, if not outright revision, of unreconstructed Cartesianism and responds directly to some of the critique of contemporary philosophy. To identify what is defensible in Cartesianism, Sorell starts with a picture of unreconstructed Cartesianism, which is characterized as realistic; anti-skeptical but respectful of skepticism; rationalist; centered on the first person; dualist; and dubious of the comprehensiveness of natural science and its supposed independence of metaphysics. Bridging the gap between history of philosophy…    
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Book details

List price: $80.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/11/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 204
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Radical doubt and inner space
Knowledge, the self and internalism
The belief in foundations
Conscious experience and the mind
Reason, emotion and action
Anthropology, misogyny, and anthropocentrism
Conclusion