Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Cartesianism: (goes back to René Descartes) the thesis that we must distinguish between extended entities (bodies, matter, res extensa) and unextended entities (spirit, soul). See also Dualism.

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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
 
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Cartesianism / Esfeld: per Descartes! but revised: epist. Relation to the world through spontaneity - Esfeld: spontaneity is our conviction forming activity - > direct realism

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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

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M. Esfeld
Holismus Frankfurt/M 2002


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-26