Tom 19 Nr 2 (2022):
Artykuły

The Metaphysics of Cartesian Science

Michael Esfeld
University of Lausanne

Opublikowane 17.11.2022

Słowa kluczowe

  • Descartes,
  • methodological scepticism,
  • modern science,
  • res cogitans,
  • res extensa

Jak cytować

Esfeld M., The Metaphysics of Cartesian Science, Filozoficzne Aspekty Genezy, 2022, t. 19, nr 2, https://doi.org/10.53763/fag.2022.19.2.206

Abstrakt

The argument of this paper is that the rationale, potential and limits of modern science are evident in Descartes, and in respect of its basic Cartesian features are still valid today. Its rationale is objectivity, its potential is a great improvement in human living conditions, and its limit is that, due to its striving for objectivity, modern science cannot in principle encompass human thought and action. Cartesian dualism is therefore well grounded, and can be elaborated on without any commitment to two autonomous types of substances.

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