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Title Occasionalism : causation among the Cartesians / Steven Nadler.
Publisher Oxford : Oxford University Press
Creation Date 2012, c2011
Content Occasionalism and the mind-body problem -- Desartes and occasional causation -- Occasionalism and general will in Malebranche -- Knowledge, volitional agency, and causation in Malebranche and Geulincx -- Dualism and occasionalism: Arnauld and the development of Cartesian metaphysics -- The occasionalism of Louis de le Forge -- Louise de la Forge and the development of occasionalism: continuous creation and the activity of the soul -- Cordemoy and occasionalism -- "No necessary connection": the medieval roots of the occasionalist roots of Hume -- Choosing a theodicy: the Leibniz-Malebranche-Arnauld connection.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. [208]-213) and index.
Format xii, 217 pages
23 cm.
Language English
Identifier ISBN9780198250081 (hbk.)
ISBN0198250088 (hbk.)
System Number 990033600880205171
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