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Title The world as active power [electronic resource] : studies in the history of European reason / edited by Juhani Pietarinen and Valtteri Viljanen.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.


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Description x, 350 p.
Series Brill's studies in intellectual history, 0920-8607 ; v. 180
Brill's studies in intellectual history ; v. 180.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Plato's dualism : the cosmos as active and passive power / Juhani Pietarinen -- The active principle in stoic philosophy / Havard Lokke -- Plotinus on act and power / Eyjolfur Kjalar Emilsson -- Power and activity in early medieval philosophy / Tomas Ekenberg -- Power and possibility in Thomas Aquinas / Andreas Schmidt -- Causal power in Descartes' mind-body union / Juhani Pietarinen -- De novo creat : Descartes on action, interaction, and continuous creation / Timo Kajamies -- Motion and reason : Hobbes's difficulties with the idea of active power / Juhani Pietarinen -- Spinoza's actualist model of power/ valtteri viljanen -- Leibniz on force, activity, and passivity / Arto Repo and Valtteri Viljanen -- Kant on force and activity / Arto Repo and Hemmo Laiho -- Differences that are none : Hegel's theory of force in the phenomenology of spirit / Andreas Schmidt -- Schopenhauer's twofold dynamism / Valtteri Viljanen.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Power (Philosophy)
Philosophy -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Pietarinen, Juhani.
Viljanen, Valtteri.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9789004177123 (hardback : alk. paper)

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