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By Jorge Secada

This is often the 1st book-length research of Decartes' metaphysics to put it in its fast historic context, the overdue Scholastic philosophy of thinkers resembling Suárez opposed to which Descartes reacted. Jorge Secada perspectives Cartesian philosophy as an "essentialist" respond to the "existentialism" of the college, and his dialogue comprises cautious analyses and unique interpretations of such critical Cartesian issues because the position of skepticism, the speculation of substance, and the dualism of brain and topic. His examine deals an image of Descartes' metaphysics that's either novel and philosophically illuminating.

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