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The flight to objectivity : essays on Cartesianism and culture / Susan Bordo

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Book
Author
Bordo, Susan, 1947-
Publication Info.
Albany : State University of New York Press, [1987]
Publication Info.
©1987

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Description
xi, 145 pages ; 24 cm.
Series
SUNY series in philosophy
SUNY series in philosophy.
Bibliography
Bibliography: pages 133-140.
Note
Includes index.
Contents
One: The pervasiveness of Cartesian anxiety; or, taking Cartesian doubt seriously -- Two: The epistemological insecurity of the Cartesian Era -- Three: The emergence of inwardness -- Four: Individuation and locatedness: a cultural drama of Parturition -- Five: Purification and transcendence in Descartes's Meditations -- Six: The Cartesian masculinization of thought and the seventeenth-century flight from the feminine.
Subject
Descartes, René, 1596-1650. Meditationes de prima philosophia.
First philosophy.
Descartes, René, 1596-1650.
ISBN
0887064108
0887064116 paperback