L'Art de penser nella logica del Système di Régis: quadro sinottico

Nausicaa E. Milani
2014 Noctua  
One of the most mature achievements of the Cartesian philosophy is the aim to diffuse Descartes' thought among a wider audience by presenting his philosophy in an encyclopedic way. A relevant contribution in this field is Pierre Sylvain Régis's Système. Régis's contribution consists both in reconciling the new scientific discoveries with les principes de Monsieur Descartes by combining them into a scholarly manual whose aim is to stimulate the ars inveniendi and in recognizing the relevance of
more » ... rnauld's and Nicole's L'art de penser as manual of Cartesian logic. In an article published on the «Annali della Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa» (4/2 (2012), pp. 517-55: L'«Art de penser» nella logica del «Système» di Régis) I analysed Régis's logic in order to point out that, even if L'art de penser represents its only source, La logique of the Système has not to be considered as a mere compendium of the Port-Royal Logique, but as a revision of the latter according to a specific philosophical system, characterized by the empirical interpretation of Descartes's philosophy. In this paper I provide a synopsis of the comparison between the logic of the Système and the Logique of Port-Royal, in order to resume in a schematic way the results of my research.
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