Causation in Early Modern Philosophy: Cartesianism, Occasionalism, and Preestablished Harmony

@inproceedings{Nadler2004CausationIE,
  title={Causation in Early Modern Philosophy: Cartesianism, Occasionalism, and Preestablished Harmony},
  author={Steven Nadler},
  year={2004}
}
Three general accounts of causation stand out in early modern philosophy: Cartesian interactionism, occasionalism, and Leibniz's preestablished harmony. The contributors to this volume examine these theories in their philosophical and historical context. They address them both as a means for answering specific questions regarding causal relations and in their relation to one another, in particular, comparing occasionalism and the preestablished harmony as responses to Descartes's metaphysics… Expand
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