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Descartes: a collection of critical essays

by Willis Doney

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Published by University of Notre Dame Press in Notre Dame, Ind .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [369]-386.

SeriesModern studies in philosophy
The Physical Object
Pagination386 p.
Number of Pages386
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27335709M

Jaakko Hintikka, ‘Cogito, Ergo Sum: Inference or Performance?’ in Descartes: A Collection of Critical Essays, ed. Willis Doney (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, ), pp. –, also Hiram Caton, The Origins of Subjectivity: An Essay on Descartes (New Haven: Yale University Press, ), pp. For critical positions, see F. Feldman, ‘On the Performatory Author: John O’Neill. It is not unusual for a collection of conference papers to include essays that do not quite fit the books' primary themes. Yet I was disappointed that the third part of Antoine-Mahut and Roux's anthology did not include contributions about Descartes's reception among other, lesser-known authors in England or Germany (or in Italy outside of Naples).

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