The Breakdown of Cartesian Metaphysics
By (author) Richard A. Watson
Normal Price: $71.00
Your Price: $63.90 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $7.10! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.20 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Breakdown of Cartesian Metaphysics by Richard A. Watson
Book DescriptionCombines historical research and philosophical analysis to cast light on why and how Cartesianism failed as a complete metaphysical system. Far more radical in its conclusions than his 1966 study The Downfall of Cartesianism (a slightly revised version of which forms the main body of the current work), Watson argues that Descartes's ontology is incoherent and vacuous, his epistemology deceptive, and his theology unorthodox--indeed, that Descartes knows nothing.
Buy Breakdown of Cartesian Metaphysics book by Richard A. Watson from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780872204072
(228mm x 6mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publish Date: 15-Mar-1998
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Richard A. Watson
Compositional Evolution, Hardback (February 2006)
A study of evolutionary processes that involve the combination of systems of semi-independently preadapted genetic material rather than the linear or sequential accumulation of slight modifications; with computational models that illustrate these mechanisms.
Devil's Race-Track, Paperback (March 2005)
Explores the darker side of life in these lesser-known later writings dealing with personal tragedies, nightmarish world events, and a doubtful cosmic order.
Breakdown of Cartesian Metaphysics, Paperback (March 1998)
Combines historical research and philosophical analysis to cast light on why and how Cartesianism failed as a complete metaphysical system. This title argues that Descartes' ontology is incoherent and vacuous, his epistemology deceptive, and his theology unorthodox - indeed, that 'Descartes knows nothing'.
Man a Machine, Paperback (October 1994)» View all books by Richard A. Watson
A translation of the complete texts of La Mettrie's pioneering "L'Homme machine" and "L'Homme plante", first published in 1747 and 1748, respectively. It also includes translations of the advertisement and dedication to "L'Homme machine".
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Breakdown of Cartesian Metaphysics book by Richard A. Watson and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.