Descartes' Philosophical Revolution: A Reassessment (Hardcover)

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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.

About the Author

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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781137512017
ISBN-10: 1137512016
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: June 3rd, 2015
Pages: 281
Language: English