Descartes and the ModerneBook - 2007
Descartes is not simply our iconic modern philosopher, mathematician or scientist. He stands as the cultural symbol for modernity itself. As such, Descartes is widely read in and out of universities as the definitive moment in the birth of what we take to be the Modern. Yet, recent scholarship has presented numerous challenges to the Cartesian image. Some question the legitimacy of calling Descartes a founder of modernity. Others have questioned the very legitimacy of Modernity itself, usi ...
Publisher: Newcastle, UK : Cambridge Scholars Pub., ©2007
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xviii, 286 pages)