Continental Rationalists

Discipline: Philosophy

Name primarily applied to Rene Descartes (1596-1650), Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677), and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716), together with various lesser figures including Cartesians (followers in a general sense of Descartes) like Arnold Geulincx (1625-1669) and Nicolas Malebranche (1638-1715).

Also see: British empiricists, doctrine of pre-established harmony, double aspect theory of mind, occasionalism, rationalism


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