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|Henry More Alexander Jacob. indefinitely extended rather than infinite, which |
latter attribute Descartes granted to God alone. And Descartes's reply in his letter
of 5 February 1649 that the amplitude of God is quite different from that of body ...
|CEuvres de Descartes, nouvelle edition preceded d'une introduction par Jules |
Simon. Paris, 1868. [The above ... Renati Descartes Principia Philosophica more
geometrico demonslrata per Benedictum de Spinoza. Amst. 1663. This volume ...
|In Descartes' reply to the objections of Father Bourdin, he announced that he was |
the first of all men to overthrow the doubts of the Sceptics.1 More than a century
later, one of his admirers said, 'Before Descartes, there had been Sceptics, but ...
|it is quite possible, that, prepared as the way had been by Vieta, and gifted as |
Descartes was with a wonderfully ... with Descartes, by the intervention of their
common correspondent Mersenne, render this place more appropriate for the ...
|Mr. Locke," says Stewart, " claims this improvement as entirely his own ; but the |
merit of it unquestionably belongs to Descartes, although it must be owned that
he has not always sufficiently attended to it in his researches."1 A still more ...
|make the question more difficult, Descartes claimed in his physical theories that |
all physical action occurs by the impact of one extended object upon another.
Since mental events are not extended, how can there be any impact or contact ...
|of faith than that of Aristotle".65 More cited this letter often, but he also pointed out|
, to his regret, that Descartes's hopes had not been fulfilled due to the strict
materialism of his physics. This separated true metaphysics and the new science.