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Causality and Mind: Essays on Early Modern Philosophy

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Causality and Mind presents seventeen of Nicholas Jolley's essays on early modern philosophy, which focus on two main themes. One theme is the continuing debate over the nature of causality in the period from Descartes to Hume. Jolley shows that, despite his revolutionary stance, Descartes did no serious re-thinking about causality; it was left to his unorthodox disciple Malebranche to argue that there is no place for natural causality in the new mechanistic picture of the physical world. Several essays explore critical ...

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Causality and Mind: Essays on Early Modern Philosophy 2013, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199669554

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