On Descartes' passive thought : the myth of Cartesian dualism / Jean-Luc Marion ; translated by Christina M. Gschwandtner
- The delay of interpretations. The existence of material things or the "scandal of philosophy" ; The Sixth Meditation as aporia ; Kant's critique ; Three weaknesses in the demonstration of the existence of material things ; The historical confirmation of the "scandal" by Descartes' successors ; A critique of Kant's critique -- Bodies and my flesh. A new distinction ; Arcte, "very closely" ; Meum corpus: the Husserlian moment ; In/commoda: the Heideggerian moment ; A revision of the existence of material things -- The indubitable and the unnoticed. Indecisiveness (1632) and confusion ; The finally indubitable flesh ; A doubtful doubting ; Recapitulation and confirmations of the flesh ; The modalities of the cogito and the privilege of passivity -- The third primitive notion. From simple natures to primitive notions ; The third is the first ; The ontic paradoxes ; The epistemological paradox ; Meum corpus and the exception -- Union and unity. The question of exception in the replies ; Regius and the ens per accidens ; The ens per se, Suarez, and Descartes ; The sole substantial form ; The substantial union without third substance -- Passion and passivity. From action and passion to cause ; To think passively, or thought as passion ; All that the soul senses ; Generosity, or the will as passion ; Virtue and passion -- Conclusion. Descartes' advance.
- 9780226192581 hardcover ; alkaline paper and 022619258X hardcover ; alkaline paper
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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