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French Philosophy, 1572-1675

Desmond M. Clarke - 2016 - 304 pages
Desmond M. Clarke presents a thematic history of French philosophy from the middle of the sixteenth century to the beginning of Louis XIV's reign. While the traditional ...
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Descartes: An Intellectual Biography

Stephen Gaukroger - Philosophy - 1995 - 520 pages
René Descartes (1596-1650) is the father of modern philosophy, and one of the greatest of all thinkers. This is the first intellectual biography of Descartes in English; it ...
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The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy in Early Modern Europe

Desmond M. Clarke, Catherine Wilson - Philosophy - 2013 - 616 pages
In this Handbook twenty-six leading scholars survey the development of philosophy between the middle of the sixteenth century and the early eighteenth century. The five parts ...
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Occult powers and hypotheses: Cartesian natural philosophy under Louis XIV

Desmond M. Clarke - Philosophy - 1989 - 265 pages
This book analyses the concept of scientific explanation developed by French disciples of Descartes in the period 1660-1700. Clarke examines the views of authors such as ...
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The Equality of the Sexes: Three Feminist Texts of the Seventeenth Century

Desmond M. Clarke - Philosophy - 2013 - 240 pages
Desmond M. Clarke presents new translations of three of the first feminist tracts to support explicitly the equality of the sexes. The alleged inferiority of women's nature and ...
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