Ideas from 'works' by René Descartes [1643], by Theme Structure

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9. Objects / B. Unity of Objects / 2. Substance / e. Substance critique
Descartes thinks distinguishing substances from aggregates is pointless
12. Knowledge Sources / B. Perception / 3. Representation
Descartes said images can refer to objects without resembling them (as words do)
16. Persons / F. Free Will / 1. Free Will / b. Pro-free will
We have inner awareness of our freedom
17. Mind and Body / A. Mind-Body Dualism / 2. Interactionism
Descartes discussed the interaction problem, and compared it with gravity
26. Natural Theory / A. Heart of Nature / 1. Nature
Nature is devoid of thought
26. Natural Theory / B. Concepts of Nature / 1. Basis of Nature
Matter can't just be Descartes's geometry, because a filler of the spaces is needed