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Ideas of John Cottingham, by Text

[British, b.1943, Professor at the University of Reading.]

1988 The Rationalists
p.75 p.75 The notion of substance lies at the heart of rationalist metaphysics
p.76 p.76 Descartes says there are two substance, Spinoza one, and Leibniz infinitely many
p.92 p.92 For rationalists, it is necessary that effects be deducible from their causes
2000 Reason, Emotions and Good Life
p. Either all action is rational, or reason dominates, or reason is only concerned with means