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A Cartesian Misreading of Spinoza’s Understanding of Adequate Knowledge, by Norman Whitman

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Norman Whitman is Lecturer of Philosophy at the University of Houston-Downtown. He is the author of “The Reality of Modes in Spinoza’s Philosophy,” Idealistic Studies (forthcoming); and “John Witherspoon,” in American Philosophy: An Encyclopedia, ed. John Lachs and Robert Talisse (Routledge, 2008). His research interests include the philosophy […]

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Review essay-Jean-Luc Marion’s On Descartes’ Passive Thought: The Myth of Cartesian Dualism, by Han van Ruler

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Han van Ruler is Professor of Intellectual History at Erasmus University Rotterdam. He is the editor of numerous essay collections on topics in modern philosophy, including (with Giulia Sissa) Utopia 1516–2016: More’s Eccentric Essay and Its Activist Aftermath (Amsterdam University Press, 2016); (with Hugo Verbrugh) Desiderius Erasmus, filosoof […]

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Divine Deception in Descartes’ Meditations, by Emanuela Scribano

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Emanuela Scribano is Professor of Philosophy at Università Ca’Foscari Venezia. Her most recent books include A Reading Guide to Descartes’ Meditations on First Philosophy (St. Augustine Press, 2016), Macchine con la mente: Fisiologia e metafisica tra Cartesio e Spinoza (Carocci, 2015), Guida alla lettura dell’Etica di Spinoza (Laterza, […]

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Descartes On the Freedom of the Will, by Jean-Marie Beyssade

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Jean-Marie Beyssade, “Descartes On the Freedom of the Will: Is the knowledge of our own freedom the first one we obtain when we philosophize in an orderly way?,” Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 13:1 (1988), pp. 81–96.

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System and Training in Descartes’ Meditations, by Michelle Beyssade

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Michelle Beyssade, “System and Training in Descartes’ Meditations,” Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 13:1 (1988), pp. 97–114.

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Descartes, Reader of Harvey: The Discovery of the Circulation of Blood in Context, by Annie Bitbol-Hespériès

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Annie Bitbol-Hespériès, “Descartes, Reader of Harvey: The Discovery of the Circulation of Blood in Context,” in “The Renewal of Materialism,” special issue, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 22:1 (2000), pp. 15–40.

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Three Cartesian Epistemologies, by Emily Grosholz

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Emily Grosholz, “Three Cartesian Epistemologies,” in “Topics in the History and Philosophy of Science,” special issue, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 12:1–2 (1987), pp. 49–80.

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Newton’s Critique of Cartesian Method, by Charles Larmore

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Charles Larmore, “Newton’s Critique of Cartesian Method,” in “Topics in the History and Philosophy of Science,” special issue, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 12:1–2 (1987), pp. 81–109.

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Introduction to Special Issue in Honor of Richard Kennington, by Martin Sitte

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Martin Sitte, introduction to “Essays in Honor of Richard Kennington,” special issue, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 11:2 (1986), pp. 5–7.

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Kennington’s Descartes and Eddington’s “Two Tables”, by Joseph Gonda

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Joseph Gonda, “’Kennington’s Descartes and Eddington’s ‘Two Tables,’” in “Essays in Honor of Richard Kennington,” special issue, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 11:2 (1986), pp. 111–21.

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