A solid grasp of the main themes and arguments of the seventeenth century philosopher Rene Descartes is an essential tool towards understanding modern . Descartes: An Analytical and Historical Introduction. Front Cover. Georges Dicker . Oxford University Press, – Philosophy – pages. Descartes. This page intentionally left blank. Descartes An Analytical and Historical Introduction. SECOND EDITION. GEORGES DICKER. 1. Oxford University.

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Wizo is currently reading it Jul 11, Dicker gives a thorough commentary on the Meditations in First Philosophy, reconstructing the arguments of Descartes and testing them to see if they work.

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This new edition of Georges Dicker’s commentary on Descartes’s masterpiece, Meditations on First Philosophy, features a new chapter on the Fourth Meditation and improved treatments of the famous cogito ergo sum and the notorious problem of the Cartesian Circle, among numerous other improvements and updates.


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Descartes – Georges Dicker – Oxford University Press

Academic Skip to main content. The volume provides a thorough discussion of several basic issues of epistemology and metaphysics elicited from the main themes and arguments of the Meditations. With Selections From the Objections and Replies. Nicholas Vallone marked it as to-read Jan 17, After a thorough discussion of the main themes and arguments of the Meditations, the historical background of the work, and its critical geirges, the author offers his own reflections on Cartesian doubt, the cogito, the causal and ontological proofs of God’s existence, georves Cartesian circle, Cartesian dualism, and Descartes’ views of the material world.

Descartes: An Analytical and Historical Introduction by Georges Dicker

Lists with This Book. Ali marked it as to-read Jun 07, Clear and accessible, it serves as an introduction to Descartes’s ideas for undergraduates and as a sophisticated companion to his Meditations for advanced descares.


R added it Nov 01, Dicker offers his own assessments of the Cartesian Doubt, the cogito, the causal and ontological proofs of God’s existence, Cartesian freedom and theodicy, Cartesian Dualism, and Descartes’s views about the existence and nature of the material world.

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Descartes: An Analytical and Historical Introduction

The Substance Theory 5. The issues of the Fourth Meditation 2. Two possible objections 3. Perceptual Knowledge Georges Dicker Inbunden.