Notes to Philosophy 167: Class 8 -- Descartes' Principia: Laws of Motion -- Part 5 - Part 6.

Smith, George E. (George Edwin), 1938-
2014-10-21

Synopsis: Descartes' Intellectual Mission -- The Scope and Goals of Cartesian Science -- The Historical Significance of Cartesian Science -- The Mechanical Philosophy: Two Schools -- Descartes on the Vacuum and Atomism -- The Plenist World View, Versus Ours -- Descartes on Magnetic Phenomena.

Subjects
Astronomy--Philosophy.
Astronomy--History.
Philosophy and science.
Mechanism (Philosophy)
Force and energy.
Vacuum.
Descartes, Ren, 1596-1650.
Desargues, Gerard, 1591-1661.
Genre
Curricula.
Lecture notes.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/012985
Original publication
ID: tufts:gc.phil167.246
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