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Descartes and the Dutch: Early Reactions to Cartesian Philosophy, 1637-1650

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Theo Verbeek provides the first book-length examination of the initial reception of Descartes’s written works.

Drawing on his research of primary materials written in Dutch and Latin and found in libraries all over Europe, even including the Soviet Union, Theo Verbeek opens a period of Descartes’s life and of the development of Cartesian philosophy that has been virtually c
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Hardcover, 184 pages
Published August 1st 1992 by Southern Illinois University
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Benjamin Thompson
Apr 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Verbeek presents a glimpse into the often forgotten discourse between the Reformed Scholastics and Rationalist philosophers and theologians. Which is a shame since these discussions would play a major role in shaping the intellectual landscape of the modern university. In only 90 pages, Verbeek outlines the history of Descartes numerous disputations with professors at the universities of Utrecht and Leiden, weaving effortlessly between the complex drama that ensued and the equally complex ideas ...more
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