An Analysis of the Cartesian Failures to Solve Problems Facing Cartesianism
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They keep the strict Cartesian dualism between the two created substances, mind which has as its essence or is active unextended thinking, and matter which has as its essence or is inert unthinking extension. 1
They insist that causal interaction takes place between these two substances, resulting in ideas and sensations; the ideas are representative of their material causes ; the sensations are not.
They agree that whatever has being must be either a substance or a modification of a substance.
KeywordsMaterial Object External Object Material World Causal Interaction Material Thing
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