Illusions and delusions Descartes"s use of imagination in The meditations by Ann Scholl

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Published by P. Lang in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Descartes, René, 1596-1650.,
  • Imagination (Philosophy) -- History -- 16th century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementAnn Scholl.
SeriesStudies in the humanities ;, v. 56, Studies in the humanities (New York, N.Y.) ;, v. 56.
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LC ClassificationsB1854 .S36 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3947347M
ISBN 100820452459
LC Control Number2001034688

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