Cordemoy and Occasionalism

Steven Nadler

in Occasionalism

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780198250081
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191712586 | DOI:
Cordemoy and Occasionalism

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This chapter looks at the nature and extent of Cordemoy's commitment to occasionalism. It examines the particular arguments that Cordemoy uses in support of the doctrine, and clarifies the unique way in which he, unlike other occasionalists, supports the claim that God is the true cause of the motion of bodies.

Keywords: Cordemoy; occasionalism; God; cause

Chapter.  10490 words. 

Subjects: History of Western Philosophy

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