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Malebranche: The Search after Truth : With Elucidations of The Search after Truth - Nicolas Malebranche

Malebranche: The Search after Truth

With Elucidations of The Search after Truth

Paperback Published: 30th June 1997
ISBN: 9780521589956
Number Of Pages: 824

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Nicolas Malebranche is now recognised as a major figure in the history of philosophy, occupying a crucial place in the Rationalist tradition of Descartes, Spinoza and Leibniz. The Search after Truth is his first, longest and most important work; this volume also presents the Elucidations which accompanied its third edition, the result of comments that Malebranche solicited on the original work and an important repository of his theories of ideas and causation. Together, the two texts constitute the complete expression of his mature thought, and are written in his subtle, argumentative and thoroughly readable style. They are presented in the distinguished translations by Thomas M. Lennon and Paul J. Olscamp, together with a historical introduction, a chronology of Malebranche's life, and useful notes on further reading.

"...I would like to emphasize again the great value that this volume represents to students and historians of philosophy primarily working in the English language. The translations are in a fluent style, the formatting of the book utilizes a pleasing layout, and...the editor has supplied a good store of scholarly help to go on." Thomas Heyd, Dialogue

Further reading
Translators' preface
The Search After Truth: Preface
The senses
The imagination
The understanding, or, pure mind
The pure understanding, the nature of ideas
The inclinations, or, the mind's natural impulses
The passions
Elucidations 1-17
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ISBN: 9780521589956
ISBN-10: 0521589959
Series: Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 824
Published: 30th June 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.84 x 15.52  x 4.57
Weight (kg): 1.13