The Body Problem and the Climate Crisis

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Students of Anglo-European philosophy might be familiar with the “mind-body problem.” The problem originates with early seventeenth-century French philosopher and mathematician René Descartes, who developed a mechanistic philosophy of “the body” while retaining a disembodied concept of thought from earlier centuries. Descartes was very interested in the body’s mechanics; however, he defined thinking as immaterial. […]

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