New PDF release: Between Two Worlds: A Reading of Descartes's Meditations

By John Carriero

ISBN-10: 0691135606

ISBN-13: 9780691135601

ISBN-10: 0691135614

ISBN-13: 9780691135618

Between Worlds is an authoritative remark on--and robust reinterpretation of--the founding paintings of contemporary philosophy, Descartes's Meditations. Philosophers have tended to learn Descartes's seminal paintings in an occasional method, interpreting its remedy of person issues whereas ignoring different components of the textual content. against this, John Carriero presents a sustained, systematic interpreting of the full textual content, giving a close account of the positions opposed to which Descartes used to be reacting, and revealing anew the team spirit, that means, and originality of the Meditations.

Carriero reveals within the Meditations an almost non-stop argument opposed to Thomistic Aristotelian methods of pondering cognition, and indicates extra sincerely than ever sooner than how Descartes bridged the outdated international of scholasticism and the hot one among mechanistic naturalism. instead of casting Descartes's venture essentially when it comes to skepticism, wisdom, and walk in the park, Carriero specializes in basic disagreements among Descartes and the scholastics over the character of realizing, the relation among the senses and the mind, the character of the individual, and the way and to what quantity God is cognized by means of people. in contrast historical past, Carriero exhibits, Descartes constructed his personal conceptions of brain, physique, and the relation among them, making a coherent, philosophically wealthy undertaking within the Meditations and atmosphere the time table for a century of rationalist metaphysics.

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