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  • School of Philosophy
  • Expertise

  • Modern Philosophy
  • Political Philosophy
  • Dialogue of Faith and Reason
  • Languages

  • French, Italian
  • In the Media


    • �Descartes� Feeble Spirits�

      McCarthy's essay on Descartes is one of 13 essays in Weakness of Will from Plato to the Present, edited by Tobias Hoffmann. The eminent scholars who contributed to this work examine weakness of will, or incontinence � the phenomenon of acting contrary to one's better judgment.

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