Cover: Descartes’s Dualism, from Harvard University PressCover: Descartes’s Dualism in PAPERBACK

Descartes’s Dualism

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$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674009684

Publication Date: 09/30/2002


304 pages


  • Preface
  • Abbreviations
  • 1. The Real Distinction Argument
  • 2. Scholasticism, Mechanism, and the Incorporeity of the Mind
  • 3. Sensible Qualities
  • 4. Real Qualities and Substantial Forms
  • 5. Hylomorphism and the Unity of the Human Being
  • 6. Sensation and the Union of Mind and Body
  • Postscript
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

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