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  1. Descartes' Dualism

    By Gordon Baker, Katherine Morris

    Was Descartes a Cartesian Dualist? In this controversial study, Gordon Baker and Katherine J. Morris argue that, despite the general consensus within philosophy, Descartes was neither a proponent of dualism nor guilty of the many crimes of which he has been accused by twentieth century...

    Published October 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  2. The Immaterial Self

    A Defence of the Cartesian Dualist Conception of the Mind

    By John Foster

    Series: International Library of Philosophy

    Dualism argues that the mind is more than just the brain. It holds that there exists two very different realms, one mental and the other physical. Both are fundamental and one cannot be reduced to the other - there are minds and there is a physical world. This book examines and defends the most...

    Published November 14th 1996 by Routledge

  3. Rene Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy in Focus

    Edited by Stanley Tweyman

    Series: Philosophers in Focus

    This volume presents the excellent and popular translation by Haldane and Ross of Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy, an introduction by Stanley Tweyman which explores the relevance of Descartes' Regulae and his method of analysis in the Meditations, and six articles which indicate the...

    Published November 18th 1993 by Routledge

  4. Rene Descartes

    Critical Assessments

    Edited by Georges J.D. Moyal

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 14th 1991 by Routledge

  5. Descartes

    By Margaret Dauler Wilson

    Series: Arguments of the Philosophers

    One of the most significant studies of Descartes in recent times. It concentrates on the Meditations to show Descartes' philosophy in the context of his overall scientific objectives, not all of them fully explicit in the texts....

    Published November 1st 1982 by Routledge