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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 Coursework 2, Ideas

Coursework sheet that accompanies the reading for the third 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 Coursework 8, Politics

Coursework sheet that accompanies the reading for the ninth meeting.

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Document Coursework 1, Knowledge

Coursework sheet that accompanies the reading for the second meeting.

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Document Handout 7, Spinoza: Substance Monism

Reading support for Ethics I PP1–14.

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Document Handout 11, Freedom and Determinism

Sketches of indifference and spontaneity, absolute and hypothetical necessity, and self-empowerment.

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Document Slides 1, Schedule, Three Philosophers

Course Programme. Images of, and autographs by, Descartes, Spinoza, and Leibniz.

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Document Handout 4, Ideas: Representing the World

Information about the nature of ideas, with extracts.

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Document Handout 10, Mind and Body: Spinoza and Leibniz

Spinoza's parallelism and identity theory explained; Leibniz's theory of concomitance sketched.

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