Considers Descartes' view that mind and body are distinct substances from the perspective of Nicolas Malebranche. Malebranche's arguments against the Cartesians; Antoine Arnauld's defense of mind-body distinctness; View of Malebranche that the nature of soul is not intellectually transparent.
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