The paradox of hedonism, also called the pleasure paradox, refers to the practical difficulties encountered in the pursuit of pleasure.For the hedonist, constant pleasure-seeking may not yield the most actual pleasure or happiness in the long term—or short term, when consciously pursuing pleasure interferes with experiencing it.
L'expression « animal-machine » est inspirée des textes de Descartes, où le philosophe compare les animaux aux machines.Sa thèse s'expose notamment dans la Lettre au Marquis de Newcastle du 23 novembre 1646, dans la cinquième partie du Discours de la méthode ou encore dans la Lettre à Morus du 5 février 1649.
Theological voluntarism also refers to theological commitments—that is, specific interpretations of doctrines of Christianity—arguably held by certain early modern natural philosophers such as Pierre Gassendi, Walter Charleton, Robert Boyle, Isaac Barrow and Isaac Newton.
Pierre Gassendi. Filósofo francés 1592/01/22 - 1655/10/24 Thomas Hobbes. Filósofo y teórico político inglés 1588/04/05 - 1679/12/04 John Locke. Filósofo ...
09/04/2001 · This relationship would prompt Descartes to make public his thoughts on natural philosophy (science). It is by way of Mersenne that Descartes’ work would find its way into the hands of some of the best minds living in Paris--for instance, Antoine Arnauld (1612–1694), Pierre Gassendi (1592–1655), and Thomas Hobbes (1588–1679).
Preface to the French edition. Descartes asked Abbot Claude Picot to translate his Latin Principia Philosophiae into French. For this edition, he wrote a preface disguised as a letter to the translator, whose title is "Letter of the author to the translator of the book, that may be used as a preface."
Descriptive research is used to describe characteristics of a population or phenomenon being studied. It does not answer questions about how/when/why the characteristics occurred.