Cartesian Truth

Cartesian Truth

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Bold and pioneering, this book makes a detailed historical and systematic case that Descartes's theory of knowledge is an elegant and powerful combination of a priori, naturalistic, and dialectical elements meriting serious consideration by both contemporary analytic philosophers and postmodern thinkers. In the course of making this case Thomas Vinci develops a broad reinterpretation of Cartesian thought that unlocks novel solutions to many of the most vexed questions in Cartesian scholarship.with the ideas of them that I do have ... for otherwise God would be a deceiver and we would have no rule to make us ... when Descartes says that if I do not know that there is a nondeceiving God aquot;it seems that I can never be quite certain aboutanbsp;...

Title:Cartesian Truth
Author:Thomas C. Vinci Associate Professor of Philosophy Dalhousie University
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 1998-03-28


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