New Studies in the Philosophy of Descartes: Descartes as Pioneer

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INDEX OF SUBJECTS
Abstract, The (as distinguished from The Simple), 82, 192-3, 312-13, 323, 332
Animals (as Automata), 12 n., 22, 132- 137, 140-41, 143, 146,
Attributes, 192, 224, 314, 325, 329, 336
Augustinian teachings (influence on Descartes), 23-4, 26-7, 111-12, 163, 267
Belief, see Natural Belief
Body, 30, 111 ff., 154, 156, 223-4, 258, 289, 292-3, 315. See also Extension and Mind-body complex
Brain-patterns, 53-4, 145, 147, 149-50, 154, 222. See also Ideae corporeae
Causality, 61, 110-11, 120-21, 169, 176, 181-5, 187, 195-6, 202 ff., 208, 212, 214, 218-19, 291309 ff., 315 ff., 320, 328
Circular reasoning, Descartes' reply to charge of, 187, 273 ff.
Clear and Distinct, see Ideas
Cogitationes Privatae, 7, 16, 21
Cogrito ergo sum, 21, 23, 156, 188, 228, 239, 241-2, 244, 263-6, 277 ff., 284, 286-7, 295, 297, 301
Cognitive awareness, see Thought
Compendium Musicae, 12
Creative action, see Causality
Deduction, 69-72, 225
De la Formation du Fætus, 28, 127, 355-6
Dioptric, 25, 56, 120, 143-50, 215-16, 231, 235, 344, 357
Discours de la Méthode, 4-5, 9-11, 15, 25-6, 28-30, 49, 83, 85, 98-9, 139, 221-6, 295, 336-7, 340-44, 353
Doubt, 80-82, 188, 235, 270-71, 276-8, 288 ff., 292-3, 319, 357-9
Dream, Descartes' threefold, 15-17, 33-9
Embryology, 352 ff., 362
Entretien avec Burman, 56, 143, 154- 155, 158-9, 176-7, 233, 348-9, 362
Error, 78 ff., 227, 233, 262, 297
Essences, 8, 58, 83, 178-9, 182, 217-18, 237, 243, 268-9, 272-3, 320, 336 ff., 347 ff. See also Simple natures
Ethics, see Morals
Experience, 63-5, 224-6
Extension, 92, 109 ff., 114 ff., 182-3, 191-4, 198, 236, 314, 324 ff., 301, 332-3, 348
Faculties, mental or physical, rejected by Descartes, 74-5, 328 ff., 350 ff., 358-9
Freedom of the Will, see God (Will of), Will (The human)
God (existence of), 30, 221, 225-6, 240-41, 273-5, 284 ff., 295 ff., 304-7
God (nature of), 166 ff., 172 ff., 185 ff., 195, 201, 209, 265, 268, 288 ff., 300- 301, 305, 316
God (Veracity of), 213-14, 289
God (Will of), 23, 115-16, 169, 177 ff., 185-6, 269, 333
Ideae corporeae, 52, 147-8, 157. See also Brain-patterns
Ideas (adventitious), 7-8, 263-4, 298, 300
Ideas (as objects of cognition), 148-9, 223, 240 n., 329 ff.
Ideas (clear and distinct), 55 ff., 80-83, 263 ff., 296, 338 ff.
Ideas (innate), 51, 53, 181 ff., 216, 221, 226 ff., 234 ff., 240 n., 244 ff., 299 ff., 304, 351
Ideas (Naturae simplices), 7-8, 20, 58, 60, 62, 82, 94-5, 332 ff.
Images, 150-55, 158, 230, 232, 237, 243, 262, 280, 282, 286. See also Brain-patterns
Imagination, 7, 22, 74-6, 142 ff., 150- 158, 222, 230, 280
Impact and Pressure, 105, 194, 208 ff., 328, 330
Infinite, The, 106, 171, 202, 264-6, 335, 347-8
Ingenium, 151, 160, 214, 216, 230

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  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • Bibliography vii
  • Abbreviations ix
  • Contents xi
  • Chapter I 2
  • Appendix A DESCARTES' THREEFOLD DREAM 33
  • Appendix B DESCARTES' ENCOUNTER WITH CHANDOUX, AND SUBSEQUENT INTERVIEW WITH CARDINAL DE BÉRULLE 40
  • Chapter II 48
  • Chapter III 84
  • Chapter IV 102
  • Chapter IV Descartes' Universal Physics as Outlined in His Traité De La Lumière 103
  • Chapter V 124
  • Chapter VI 138
  • Chapter VII 162
  • Chapter VIII 190
  • Chapter IX 220
  • Chapter X 259
  • Chapter XI 294
  • Chapter XII 308
  • Chapter XIII 322
  • INDEX OF PROPER NAMES 365
  • INDEX OF SUBJECTS 367
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