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Author Weinberg, Julius R. (Julius Rudolph), 1908-1971.

Title Ockham, Descartes, and Hume : self-knowledge, substance, and causality / Julius R. Weinberg
Published Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, 1977


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Description ix, 179 pages ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Medieval philosophy The argument of Anselm and some medieval critics -- Gregory of Rimini's critique of Anselm -- Ockham's theory of scientific method -- The problem of sensory cognition -- Fourteenth- and twentieth-century positivism -- 2. Modern philosophy Descartes on the distinction of mind and body -- The sources and nature of Descartes' Cogito -- Hume's theory of causal belief -- The novelty of Hume's philosophy -- Two recent criticisms of Hume -- Kenny, Hume, and causal necessity -- 3. Contemporary philosophy Relations and qualities -- Logic and the laws of nature -- The universal affirmative
Analysis Descartes, René
Hume, David
Philosophy Addresses, essays, lectures
William, of Ockham
European philosophy history
Notes Includes index
Bibliography "A bibliography of the writings of Julius R. Weinberg": pages 173-176
Subject William, of Ockham, approximately 1285-approximately 1349 -- Criticism and interpretation.
William, of Ockham, approximately 1285-approximately 1349.
Descartes, René, 1596-1650.
Hume, David, 1711-1776 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Hume, David, 1711-1776.
Descartes, René, 1596-1650.
LC no. 76011315
ISBN 0299071200