The Resource Descartes and the metaphysics of human nature, Justin Skirry

Descartes and the metaphysics of human nature, Justin Skirry

Label
Descartes and the metaphysics of human nature
Title
Descartes and the metaphysics of human nature
Statement of responsibility
Justin Skirry
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The traditional account of mind/body union attributed to Descartes supposes that the immaterial, thinking mind and the material, non-thinking body interact by means of efficient causation - that the mind causes events in the body, e.g. the voluntary raising of an arm, and vice versa, e.g. the visual sensation of a tree. But this gives rise to a notorious philosophical problem: how can this causal interaction occur between the spiritual mind and the physical body since they have absolutely nothing in common and cannot come into contact with one another?Justin Skirry's book shows how Descartes i
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
128/.2/092
Index
index present
LC call number
B1878.M55
LC item number
S55 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Continuum studies in philosophy
Label
Descartes and the metaphysics of human nature, Justin Skirry
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-176) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Editorial Board; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Abbreviations; A Supporting Website; Preface; A Parallel Text of the Didache; Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION; PartI THE COMPOSITIONAL HISTORY OF THE DIDACHE; Chapter 2 THE ''EUCHARISTIC'' PRAYERS IN DIDACHE 9 AND 10; Chapter 3 THE INTEGRITY OF DIDACHE 16; Chapter 4 ELEMENTS WITHIN DIDACHE 1-5; Chapter 5 THE PERI LAYER: 6.1-3; 7.1a, c, e, 4a; 9.1-5a; 11.3a, 4-6; 16.1-6,8-9; Chapter 6 THE PROPHET DOCUMENT: 10.1-7; 11.7-9,12; 12.1-5; Chapter 7 THE MODIFYING TEACHER LAYER: 1.5a-6; 7.1b, d, 2-3,4b; 8.1-2a,2c-3; 9.5b; 11.1-2; 11.10-11
  • 13.11-15.2Chapter 8 THE GOSPEL LAYER: 8.2b; 11.3b; 15.3-4; Chapter 9 THE FULL EXTENT OF THE PERI LAYER; Chapter 10 CONCLUSION: THE COMPOSITIONAL HISTORY OF THE DIDACHE; Part II THE POINTS OF CONTACT BETWEEN THE DIDACHE AND MATTHEW''S GOSPEL; Chapter 11 MATTHEW''S GOSPEL AND THE MODIFYING TEACHER LAYER; Chapter 12 MATTHEW''S GOSPEL AND THE PROPHET LAYER; Chapter 13 MATTHEW''S GOSPEL AND DIDACHE 16; Chapter 14 MATTHEW''S GOSPEL AND DIDACHE 1.1-6; Chapter 15 FURTHER POINTS OF CONTACT BETWEEN MATTHEW''S GOSPEL AND THE PERI/BASE LAYER; Part III CONCLUSION; Chapter 16 CONCLUSION; Bibliography
Control code
ocn290571963
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 179 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847144065
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b35820792
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)290571963
  • pebcs1847144063

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