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Late 17th Century Cartesian Metaphysics and Criticisms of it

  • Richard A. Watson
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Part of the Archives Internationales D’Histoire Des Idees / International Archives of the History of Ideas book series (ARCH, volume 11)

Abstract

We are now ready to characterize the Cartesian system. The basic metaphysical position established will be considered as the one to which orthodox Cartesians attempt to adhere. Malebranche, for example, as he himself stresses, is not an orthodox Cartesian. Rohault, La Forge, Régis, Le Grand, and in most respects Desgabets and Arnauld are or attempt to be orthodox Cartesians.

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© Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague, Netherlands 1966

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard A. Watson
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  1. 1.Washington UniversityUSA

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