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Ground-breaking account of the influence and dissemination of Descartes's ideasWritten by one of the world's leading scholars on the subjectWill be of interest to anyone interested in early modern thought and intellectual history

Author: Ariew R
Pages: 236
ISBN: 9780199563517
Cover: Hardback
Edition Number: 1
Release Year: 2014

I: Descartes and the Teaching of Philosophy in Seventeenth Century France
1:Seventeenth Century Scholastic Philosophy: Thomism and Scotism
2:Descartes and the Jesuits
3:Descartes and the Oratorians
II: Summa Philosophiae Quadripartita or the Construction of the Scholastic Textbook
1:Logic in Late Scholastic Textbooks
2:Ethics in Late Scholastic Textbooks
3:Some Elements of Physics in Late Scholastic Textbooks
4:Metaphysics in Late Scholastic Textbooks
III: The Tree of Philosophy: Descartes on Logic, Metaphysics, Physics, and Ethics
1:Descartes' Logic
2:Descartes' Metaphysics
3:Some Elements of Descartes' Physics
4:Descartes' Two Ethics
IV: Système Général de la Philosophie or the Construction of the Cartesian Textbook
1:Cartesian Logic
2:Cartesian Metaphysics and Natural Theology
3:Some Elements of Cartesian Physics
4:The Cartesians and Ethics
V: A Brief Conclusion

Roger Ariew, University of South Florida


Roger Ariew joined the Philosophy Department at the University of South Florida in 2004 after a postdoctoral position at the University of Chicago, and many years at Virginia Tech. His principal interests concern the relations between philosophy, science, and society in the early modern period. He is the author of Descartes and the Last Scholastics (Cornell University Press, 1999), with a second, revised and expanded edition published as Descartes among the Scholastics (2011), co-author of The A to Z of Descartes and Cartesian Philosophy (Scarecrow Press, 2010), and editor and translator of such works as Descartes, Philosophical Essays and Correspondence (Hackett, 2000). He has been awarded multiple fellowships and research grants by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Science Foundation. He is currently working on a complete historical-critical edition and English translation of Descartes' correspondence, with Theo Verbeek and Erik-Jan Bos.

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