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Descartes as a Moral Thinker: Christianity, Technology, Nihilism

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Although commentary on Descartes is voluminous, the importance of morality in his thought has been all but overlooked in contemporary English-language scholarship. Considered to be the first modern philosopher, he is often interpreted as a wholly secular thinker who acknowledged no authority above the human will. In this important reassessment of the great French philosopher, Gary Steiner shows the influence of Christian thought on the moral foundations of Descartes's philosophy. Steiner provides a close analysis of all of ...

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Descartes as a Moral Thinker: Christianity, Technology, Nihilism 2004, Humanity Books

ISBN-13: 9781591022121

Hardcover