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Malebranche: Dialogues on Metaphysics and on Religion by Nicolas Malebranche
Book DescriptionMalebranche's Dialogues on Metaphysics and on Religion is in many ways the best introduction to his thought, and provides the most systematic exposition of his philosophy as a whole. In it, he presents clear and comprehensive statements of his two best-known contributions to metaphysics and epistemology, namely, the doctrines of occasionalism and vision in God; he also states his views on such central issues as self-knowledge, the existence of the external world and the problem of theodicy. His skilful handling of the dialogue form enables the reader to see how he responds to objections made to his earlier work The Search after Truth. This edition presents a translation of the text which is clear, readable and more accurate than any of its predecessors, together with an introduction that analyses Malebranche's central teachings and explains the importance of the Dialogues in the context of seventeenth-century philosophy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521574358
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 1-May-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Nicolas Malebranche
Dialogues on Metaphysics, Paperback (February 2015)
First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Malebranche: The Search after Truth, Paperback (May 1997)
Distinguished translation of the major work by a figure of crucial importance to the Enlightenment.
Philosophical Selections, Hardback (November 1992)
Features the selections that provide the student of modern philosophy with both a view of Malebranche's philosophical system and a picture of his most important doctrines. This title presents Malebranche's occasionalism, his theory of knowledge and the 'vision in God', and his writings on theodicy and freedom.
Treatise on Nature and Grace, Hardback (October 1992)» View all books by Nicolas Malebranche
A scholarly edition of Nicolas Malebranche's Treatise on Nature and Grace by Patrick Riley. The edition presents an authoritative text, together with an introduction, commentary notes, and scholarly apparatus.
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