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- Many philosophers have since attempted their own refutations of Cartesian skepticism (including Descartes and Putnam himself).
- These Cartesian speculations conveyed to Descartes' successors at least two issues.
- Even the Logical Positivists were, by and large, foundationalists, although some of them came to renounce Cartesian mentalism in favor of a ‘physicalistic basis’.
- Thus, translations and rotations of Cartesian coordinate systems for space still leave us with Cartesian systems.
- His mathematical work covered Cartesian geometry and the theory of equations.
- However, the theory of the adequate idea is far more systematic than its Cartesian prototype, and leads to conclusions which Descartes would certainly have rejected.
- The first two are basic principles of Cartesian metaphysics as presented in the Meditations.
- He used it to destroy modern Cartesian metaphysics, which turns on the distinction between subject and object.
- René Descartes was a philosopher whose work, La géométrie, includes his application of algebra to geometry from which we now have Cartesian geometry.
- He is equally critical of the rationalist, Cartesian accounts of humanity, as well as the more empirical and behaviouristic attempts to designate the human condition.
- Note, of course, that the use of such positional grids are an early form of Cartesian geometry.
- Van Schooten was one of the main people to promote the spread of Cartesian geometry.
- This is a very appealing Cartesian intuition: my identity as the thinking thing that I am is revealed to me in consciousness, it is not something beyond the veil of consciousness.
- The translation was published in 1697 and Clarke's notes in effect criticized Cartesian physics in favor of Newton's.
- It took over a hundred years before Newton's ideas thoroughly supplanted the theory of Cartesian vortices.
- Clear and distinct ideas are the hallmark of Cartesian thought, and Marion turns to the meaning of idea in Descartes.
- One of the major shifts in twentieth-century philosophy has been the rejection of this Cartesian assumption.
- And generally, often in so-called logical thinking, we depend upon using the analogy of Euclidean or Cartesian argument, to define policy.
- He suddenly takes a U-turn and begins to attack Cartesian epistemology, the very basis of research from which this impressive body of scientific knowledge comes.
- The idea of self is thus not the product of a Cartesian intellectual intuition.