Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 September 1988

256 Pages

ISBN: 9780192891907

Bookseller Code (06)


The Rationalists

John Cottingham

History of Western Philosophy

Focusing on the three great "rationalists," Descartes, Spinoza, and Leibniz, Cottingham here examines how these philosophers tackled such issues as the relation between mind and body, the nature of substance, the place of humanity in nature, and philosophy and science, and compares similarities in their ideas.