Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz : the concept of substance in seventeenth-century metaphysics /

"This book is both a fine introduction to the me taphysics of Descartes, Spinoza and Leibniz and a rich, wide-ranging study of the interaction betwee n physics and metaphysics in the seventeenth centu ry."--Kenneth P Winkler, Wellesley College.

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Main Author: Woolhouse, R. S.
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:London ; New York : Routledge, 1993.
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Main Author:Woolhouse, R. S.
Summary:"This book is both a fine introduction to the me taphysics of Descartes, Spinoza and Leibniz and a rich, wide-ranging study of the interaction betwee n physics and metaphysics in the seventeenth centu ry."--Kenneth P Winkler, Wellesley College.

This book introduces student to the three major figures of modern philosophy known as the rationalists. It is not for complete beginners, but it is an accessible account of their thought. By concerning itself with metaphysics, and in particular substance, the book relates an important historical debate largely neglected by the contemporary debates in the once again popular area of traditional metaphysics. in philosophy. (Do Not USE)

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Physical Description:1 online resource (ix, 214 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-208) and index.
ISBN:0203002288 (electronic bk.)
9780203002285 (electronic bk.)