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Descartes's theory of mind [electronic resource] / Desmond M. Clarke.

Author/Creator:
Clarke, Desmond M.
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (276 p.)
Subjects:
Descartes, René, 1596-1650.
Philosophy of mind.
Mind and body.
Dualism.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Descartes's theory of mind has been almost universally misunderstood, because his philosophy has not been seen in the context of his scientific work. Desmond Clarke offers a radical rereading, undoing the received perception of Descartes as the chief defender of mind/body dualism.
Contents:
""Contents""; ""A Note on Texts""; ""Introduction""; ""1. Cartesian Explanation""; ""2. Sensation: Ideas as Brain Patterns""; ""3. Imagination and Memory""; ""4. Passions of the Soul""; ""5. The Will as a Power of Serf-Determination""; ""6. Human Language""; ""7. Describing Thought: The Subjective View""; ""8. Descartes's Use of the Concept of Substance""; ""9. Property Dualism""; ""References""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-19-159721-X
1-281-19814-5
9786611198145
0-19-153208-8
1-4237-5729-7
OCLC:
191826314
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