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Index alchemy 16 Ancient Greeks 86 animals as feeling beings 122 as machines 100-1 Aristotle 13, 15 Art of Fencing, The 5 astrology 16 atoms, Descartes· theory 21

Bacon. Francis 17 Beeckman, Isaac 7 Behaviourism 138-9 belief vs. understanding 72-4 body, existence of 105 - 9 brain and consciousness 111-2 , 134 and mind 132 Burman, Frans 153

Cartesian circle66 coordinates 88 doubt39-40 dualism see dualism mind model discounted 165 universe 22 Causal Adequacy Principle 64-5 causal necessity 28 cause 23

and effect 65 Christianity and philosophy 14 and scientific thinkers 18 see a/so under God clarity 25-6 clear and distinct ideas 61-3, 82-4

body and mind 109 and God 68-9 problems 62 Cogito, the 55-61, 135 cogito ergo sum see Cog ito, the computers and humans 146- 50 consciousness 134- 7. 146-50 corpuscles 21-2 Cratytus 33

demon see invisible demon Descartes birth 4 books banned 160 death 160

as father 12 health4 legacy 162-71 life 4-12, 76-81 philosophy flawed 164 as a representative realist 83 retirement 152 school4 and vivisection 100-1 Discourse on the Method 12, 24, 61

clear and distinct rule 61 , 62 Double Aspect Theory 129 doubt 41-5

Cogito, the 54-9 dreams 8-10, 44, 49-50, 89 dualism 104-16

evidence 110 problems with 108,113,126

emotions 154-5 empiricism 31-2 Empiricus, Sextus 37 Epiphenomenalism 131 Erasmus37 Essays24 essence 103 Euclid 91 existentialism 57 extended substance 134

faith 73-4 Feyerabend, Paul170 Fibonacci numbers 87 final cause see cause first person perspective 150 lo rmalists 92 Foucault, Michel 170 freewill 70 Functionalism 143- 7

Galilei , Galileo 17

arrest 18 geometry91 God

Double Aspect Theory 129 existence "proved" 62, 65, 68 faith 74 and mathematics 84 and Occasionalism 128 gravity 22 Greeks see Ancient Greeks hearing 116-7 Heraclitus 33 Holland, Descartes settles in 11

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