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Radical Cartesianism

The French Reception of Descartes

by Tad M. Schmaltz

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Western philosophy, c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Philosophy, French,
  • French philosophy,
  • Philosophy,
  • Reference,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Philosophy / History, Criticism, Surveys,
  • Descartes, Renâe,,
  • 1596-1650,
  • Descartes, Rene,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7755311M
    ISBN 100521811341
    ISBN 109780521811347

    Cartesianism, the philosophical and scientific traditions derived from the writings of the French philosopher René Descartes (–).. The Cartesian system. Metaphysically and epistemologically, Cartesianism is a species of rationalism, because Cartesians hold that knowledge—indeed, certain knowledge—can be derived through reason from innate ideas. Giambattista Vico (–) and Paolo Mattia Doria (–) are often characterized as ‘anti-moderns’ and it is not hard to see why. Cartesianism initiated the assault on received ideas and tradition in Italy in the last two decades of the 17th century. But having first espoused Descartes' ideas, like the rest of the Neapolitan philosophical coterie at that time, both Author: Jonathan I. Israel.

    Averroism and scholasticism. The standpoints listed above resulted in two condemnations in and by bishop Etienne Tempier of the Roman Catholic r specified different unacceptable Averroist theses. It has been pointed out that Tempier's main accusations are almost identical to those brought by Al-Ghazali against philosophers in general in his . Alexander X. Douglas offers a new understanding of Spinoza's philosophy by situating it in its immediate historical context. He defends a thesis about Spinoza's philosophical motivations and then bases an interpretation of his major works upon it. The thesis is that much of Spinoza's philosophy was conceived with the express purpose of rebutting a claim about the limitations .

    This book is dedicated to three propositions: (1) There were two Enlightenments, one radical and the other moderate (2) the Radical branch does not have its origins in England (as we have all been taught in Philosophy in the English-speaking world) (3) the Radical branch has its origin in Spinoza. This is all ultimately debatable/5. Radical Cartesianism The French Reception of Descartes. radical Cartesianism in context Part I. Robert Desgabets: 1. Of a particular interest is the English version of this book, which was.


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It is this more radical branch of Cartesianism, the Cartesianism of Robert Desgabets () and Pierre-Sylvain Regis () that Tad Schmaltz has expounded for us in his splendid new book Radical Cartesianism.

The book is largely one of exposition, containing extensive treatments of the radical Cartesians’ contributions to the. This is the first book-length study of two of Descartes's most innovative successors, Robert Desgabets and Pierre-Sylvain Regis, and of their highly original contributions to Cartesianism.

Relating their work to that of fellow Cartesians such as Malebranche and Arnauld, the book also establishes the important though neglected role played by Cited by: This is the first book-length study of two of Descartes's most innovative successors; Robert Desgabets and Pierre-Sylvain Regis; and of their highly original contributions to Cartesianism.

Relating their work to that of fellow Cartesians such as Malebranche and Arnauld, the book establishes the important though neglected role played by Desgabets and Regis in the. The first half of this book situates Spinoza's philosophy in the context of a political movement in Holland, "Radical Cartesianism." The movement earns its name because it was inspired by the New Science, for which Descartes was emblematic, though Hobbes's work is just as important and, perhaps, more relevant to its aims.

Get Radical Cartesianism book from a library. Radical Cartesianism: the French reception of Descartes. [Tad M Schmaltz] -- "This is the first book-length study of the highly original form of Cartesianism in the work of two of Descartes's French successors, Robert Desgabets () and Pierre-Sylvain Regis ().

For these reasons, I decided to return to Desgabets and Regis and, starting from the beginning, to attempt to better understand their unusual and intriguing form of Cartesianism. the result is this study, which retains the emphasis in the Malebranche book on the “radical” nature of their philosophical psychology.

Radical Cartesianism This is the first book-length study of the highly original form of Cartesianism in the work of two of Descartes’s French successors. Radical Cartesianism in Context 3 of our century.”4 Regis is familiar to historians of early modern science as one of the principal defenders of Cartesian natural philosophy in late seventeenth-century France.

What is not widely appreciated, though, is that Regis adopted central elements of Desgabets’s distinctive form of Cartesianism. Get this from a library. Radical Cartesianism: the French reception of Descartes.

[Tad M Schmaltz] -- This is the first book-length study of two of Descartes's most innovative successors, Desgabets and Regis, and of their highly original contributions to Cartesianism. The book establishes the. This is a book-length study of two of Descartes's most innovative successors, Robert Desgabets and Pierre-Sylvain Regis, and of their highly original contributions to Cartesianism.

The focus of the book is an analysis of radical doctrines in the work of these thinkers that derive from arguments in Descartes: on the creation of eternal truths.

And so began a great pamphlet debate about Cartesianism and its political and religious consequences. This important new book begins by examining key Radical Cartesian pamphlets and Spinoza's role in a Radical Cartesian circle in Amsterdam, two topics rarely discussed in the English : Radical Cartesianism: The French Reception of Descartes by Tad M Schmaltz starting at $ Radical Cartesianism: The French Reception of Descartes has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

And so began a great pamphlet debate about Cartesianism and its political and religious consequences. This important new book begins by examining key Radical Cartesian pamphlets and Spinoza's role in a Radical Cartesian circle in Amsterdam, two topics rarely discussed in the English literature.

Radical Cartesianism: The French Reception of Descartes () Abstract This is the first book-length study of the highly original form of Cartesianism in the work of two of Descartes’s French successors, Robert Desgabets and Pierre-Sylvain Regis. Radical Cartesianism: The French Reception of Descartes By Tad M.

Schmaltz Cambridge University Press, Read preview Overview Descartes' Discourse on Method, and Other Writings By Rene Descartes; Arthur Wollaston Penguin Books, Tad Schmaltz joined the Department inand is currently Department Chair. He has published articles and book chapters on various topics in early modern philosophy, and is the author of Malebranche's Theory of the Soul (), Radical Cartesianism (), Descartes on Causation (), Early Modern Cartesianisms (), and The Metaphysics of the Material.

E-BOOK EXCERPT. The Oxford Handbook of Descartes and Cartesianism comprises fifty specially written chapters on Rene Descartes () and Cartesianism, the dominant paradigm for philosophy and science in the seventeenth century, written by an international group of leading scholars of early modern philosophy.

Cartesianism is a form of rationalism because it holds that scientific knowledge can be derived a priori from 'innate ideas' through deductive reasoning. Thus Cartesianism is opposed to both Aristotelianism and empiricism, with their emphasis on sensory experience as the source of all knowledge of the world.

The Collapse of Cartesianism Leibniz and the Radical Enlightenment Anglomania: The 'Triumph' of Newton and Locke The Intellectual Drama in Spain and Portugal Germany and the Baltic: 'The 'War of the Philosophers' V. The Clandestine Progress of the Radical Enlightenment Boulainvilliers and the Rise of French /5(2).

The ubiquitous presence of Cartesianism (equivalently, representationism) in psychoanalytic frameworks—even in some that are considered postmodern—is demonstrated and criticized. The postmodern convergence on praxis as a desirable alternative to Cartesianism is reported, and its relevance for psychoanalysis is considered.

The severe Cited by: 3.Combines 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 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 .A discerning observer of the world of learning, contemplating Europe's war of philosophies inmight well have concluded that Cartesianism and its offshoot, Malebranchisme, were most strongly placed to win and, sponsored by governments and Churches, to construct a new general hegemony of ideas in Europe's culture.

Yet of the three rival versions of moderate, Author: Jonathan I. Israel.