In Defence of Cognitive Realism: Cutting the Cartesian Knot

In Defence of Cognitive Realism: Cutting the Cartesian Knot

By: James Conroy Doig (author)Paperback

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A study of the major philosophical theories of knowledge from Plato to Husserl intending to show the pivotal role of Descartes and the influence of his unjustified assumption of mental reality for ideas. On the basis of this study, the book suggests the need to return to the pre-Cartesian cognitive realism of the Greeks and Medievals.

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About Author

James Conroy Doig is Professor of Philosophy at Clayton State College in Morrow, Georgia.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/09/1987
  • ISBN13: 9780819163592
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 306
  • ID: 9780819163592
  • weight: 358
  • ISBN10: 0819163597

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