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Occasionalism : causation among the Cartesians / by Steven Nadler.

Author/Creator:
Nadler, Steven M., 1958-
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 217 p. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Descartes, René, 1596-1650.
Occasionalism -- History -- 17th century.
Contents:
Occasionalism and the mind-body problem
Desartes and occasional causation
Occasionalism and general will in Malebranche
Knowledge, volitional agency, and causation in Malebranche and Geulincx
Dualism and occasionalism: Arnauld and the development of Cartesian metaphysics
The occasionalism of Louis de le Forge
Louise de la Forge and the development of occasionalism: continuous creation and the activity of the soul
Cordemoy and occasionalism
"No necessary connection": the medieval roots of the occasionalist roots of Hume
Choosing a theodicy: the Leibniz-Malebranche-Arnauld connection.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [208]-213) and index.
ISBN:
9780198250081 (hbk.)
0198250088 (hbk.)
OCLC:
653082370
Publisher Number:
99942740840
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