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Document Handout 8, God: Descartes and Leibniz

Descartes causal and ontological arguments explained; information about the 'Cartesian Circle' and some points about Leibniz's philosophical...

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Document Handout 5, Substance

Three key features explained, and further information about 'complete things', bodies, and monads.

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Document Coursework 6, Freedom

Coursework sheet that accompanies the reading for the seventh meeting.

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Document Handout 2, Rationalism: Four Distinctive Features

Some key characteristics of early modern rationalism explained, and illustrated with extracts.

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Document Coursework 3, Substance

Coursework sheet that accompanies the reading for the fourth meeting.

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Document Handout 9, The Nature of Mind, Descartes's Dualism

Comparative information about what mind is and how Descartes argues for dualism.

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Document Handout 14, Politics: Justifying the State

Sketches of some key political ideas by Hobbes, Spinoza and Leibniz.

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Document Handout 1, Biographical Overview

Selective and brief biographical overview of the period between 1596 and 1716. The lives of Descartes, Spinoza, and Leibniz.

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Document Selected Bibliography

A selection of books, many of them available at the department's library.

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Document Coursework 5, Mind and Body

Coursework sheet that accompanies the reading for the sixth meeting.

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