The Resource The Battle of the Gods and Giants : the Legacies of Descartes and Gassendi, 1655-1715, (electronic resource)

The Battle of the Gods and Giants : the Legacies of Descartes and Gassendi, 1655-1715, (electronic resource)

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The Battle of the Gods and Giants : the Legacies of Descartes and Gassendi, 1655-1715
Title
The Battle of the Gods and Giants
Title remainder
the Legacies of Descartes and Gassendi, 1655-1715
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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 followers with radically opposed perspectives on space, the objects
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
194
Index
no index present
LC call number
B1887
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Studies in Intellectual History and the History of Philosophy
Label
The Battle of the Gods and Giants : the Legacies of Descartes and Gassendi, 1655-1715, (electronic resource)
Publication
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Cover; Contents
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn884012889
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (435 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400863396
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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remote
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  • (OCoLC)884012889
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