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Published: 30 September 2020

408 Pages


ISBN: 9780190941796

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One True Cause

Causal Powers, Divine Concurrence, and the Seventeenth-Century Revival of Occasionalism

Andrew R. Platt

  • Presents a new analysis of occasionalism in terms of the grounding of causal powers
  • Gives detailed analyses of arguments of the Cartesian occasionalists (including full chapters on Geulincx, La Forge, Cordemoy), and of Johann Clauberg's causal theory
  • Surveys and responds to the extensive secondary literature on early modern occasionalism

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