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Cartesianism: (goes back to René Descartes) the thesis that we must distinguish between extended entities (bodies, matter, res extensa) and unextended entities (spirit, soul). See also Dualism.
 
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Duhem, Pierre
 
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Cartesianism I 16
Duhem: Descartes's law of dynamics coincides with Cartesian metaphysics, but it does not necessarily follow from it.

Duh I
P. Duhem
Ziel und Struktur der physikalischen Theorien Hamburg 1998


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-23