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Die Verbindung von aufklärerischer Vernunft und Wissenschaft

Descartes and the Possibility of Science (2000) Peter Schouls

Umschlag Descartes and the Possibility of Science

This new book describes the intellectual structure of modern science as a body of knowledge produced by the Cartesian method. For Descartes, science was possible only because of certain features of the very nature of human beings. Peter A. Schouls focuses on two largely neglected aspects of Descartes's position: the intellectual imagination and free will. Joining these topics together within the context of Cartesian doctrine, Schouls opens up a substantially new reading of the Meditations and a more complete picture of Descartes as a scientist. Cornell University Press.