The Battle of the Gods and Giants: The Legacies of Descartes and Gassendi, 1655-1715

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By the mid-1600s, the commonsense, manifest picture of the world associated with Aristotle had been undermined by skeptical arguments on the one hand and by the rise of the New Science on the other. What would be the scientific image to succeed the Aristotelian model? Thomas Lennon argues here that the contest between the supporters of Descartes and the supporters of Gassendi to decide this issue was the most important philosophical debate of the latter half of the seventeenth century. Descartes and Gassendi inspired their ...

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The Battle of the Gods and Giants: The Legacies of Descartes and Gassendi, 1655-1715 2016, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691633916

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The Battle of the Gods and Giants: The Legacies of Descartes and Gassendi, 1655-1715 2014, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

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The Battle of the Gods and Giants: The Legacies of Descartes and Gassendi, 1655-1715 1993, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691074009

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