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New Essays on the Rationalists

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Description

This collection presents some of the most vital and original recent writings on Descartes, Spinoza, and Leibniz, the three greatest rationalists of the early modern period. Their work offered brilliant and distinct integrations of science, morals, metaphysics, and religion, which today remain at the center of philosophical discussion. The essays written especially for this volume explore how these three philosophical systems treated matter, substance, human freedom, natural necessity, knowledge, mind, and consciousness. The contributors include some of the most prominent writers in the field, including Jonathan Bennett, Michael Della Rocca, Jan A. Cover, Catherine Wilson, Stephen Voss, Edwin Curley, Don Garrett, and Margaret D. Wilson.

Author Biography

Rocco J. Gennaro is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Indiana State University, Terre Haute. He is the author of Consciousness and Self-Consciousness: A Defense of the Higher-Order Thought Theory of Consciousness (1996) and Mind and Brain: A Dialogue on the Mind-Body Problem (1996). Charles Huenemann is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Utah State University. His research interests include early modern philosophy, Kant, and Neo-Kantianism.
Release date Australia
January 1st, 2003
Contributors
Edited by Charles Huenemann Edited by Rocco J. Gennaro
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
1 line illus
Imprint
Oxford University Press Inc
Pages
416
Dimensions
152x228x24
ISBN-13
9780195165418
Product ID
1792277

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