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New Essays on the Rationalists by Rocco J. Gennaro
Book DescriptionThis collection presents some of the most vital and original recent writings on Descartes, Spinoza, and Leibniz, the three greatest rationalists of the early modern period. Their work offered brilliant and distinct integrations of science, morals, metaphysics, and religion, which today remain at the center of philosophical discussion. The essays written especially for this volume explore how these three philosophical systems treated matter, substance, human freedom, natural necessity, knowledge, mind, and consciousness. The contributors include some of the most prominent writers in the field, including Jonathan Bennett, Michael Della Rocca, Jan A. Cover, Catherine Wilson, Stephen Voss, Edwin Curley, Don Garrett, and Margaret D. Wilson.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195165418
(228mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 29-Nov-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Rocco J. Gennaro
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This volume, which grew out of a 1995 NEH seminar on the Rationalists, presents 19 previously unpublished papers on work of Descartes, Spinoza, and Leibniz. It is thematically organized into three Parts: Matter and Substance, Freedom and Necessity, and Mind and Consciousness.
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Author Biography - Rocco J. Gennaro
Rocco J. Gennaro is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Indiana State University, Terre Haute. He is the author of Consciousness and Self-Consciousness: A Defense of the Higher-Order Thought Theory of Consciousness (1996) and Mind and Brain: A Dialogue on the Mind-Body Problem (1996). Charles Huenemann is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Utah State University. His research interests include early modern philosophy, Kant, and Neo-Kantianism.
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