The Rationalists: Between Tradition and Innovation

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ISBN: 978-90-481-9384-4 (Print) 978-90-481-9385-1 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vii

  2. Continuities between the Premodern and the Modern

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11

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      Pages 1-9

      Introduction

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      Pages 13-26

      Descartes on Human Nature and the Human Good

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      Pages 27-43

      Spinoza on Philosophy and Religion: The Averroistic Sources

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      Pages 45-64

      Music, Mechanics and “Mixed Mathematics”

  3. Creating Traditions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 65-65

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      Pages 67-75

      Ethics in Descartes and Seventeenth Century Cartesian Textbooks

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      Pages 77-98

      Louis Bourguet and the Model of Organic Bodies

  4. Rethinking Spinoza

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 99-99

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      Pages 101-122

      “Nemo non videt”: Intuitive Knowledge and the Question of Spinoza’s Elitism

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      Pages 123-143

      Rationalism Versus Subjective Experience: The Problem of the Two Minds in Spinoza

  5. Legacies of Rationalism

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 145-145

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      Pages 147-166

      Spinoza’s Anti-Humanism: An Outline

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      Pages 167-182

      Spinoza, Leibniz, and the Gods of Philosophy

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      Pages 183-199

      Leibniz on Infinite Beings and Non-beings

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      Pages 201-219

      Grounding the Principle of Sufficient Reason: Leibnizian Rationalism and the Humean Challenge

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 221-224