Mary Domski

Affiliation: 

University of New Mexico

HOPOS Meets Descartes: Making Old Problems New Again

Over the past decade, increased attention to the history of philosophy of science has shed important light on the nuances and complexities that characterize early modern philosophy. Numerous studies, and numerous scholars, have shown us, on the one hand, that a comprehensive discussion of early modern thought must include consideration of the views espoused by practicing natural philosophers and mathematicians, such as Galileo, Boyle, Newton, and Huygens.