Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
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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Duhem: Descartes's law of dynamics coincides with Cartesian metaphysics, but it does not necessarily follow from it.


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Duh I
P. Duhem
Ziel und Struktur der physikalischen Theorien Hamburg 1998


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