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Both unpublished in his lifetime. 64. Descartes, Oeuvres, 11:223; trans. Descartes, The Philosophical Writings, 1:314. 70 P et er D ear gland. ^^ As Vance G. ^^ Many of the passions, however, represent involuntary physical expressions of mental states (such as joy, desire, hate, and so forth). Mastering the passions therefore re quires self-discipline. ®® Gestures and facial behavior were classic expressions of the passions and ac cordingly receive much treatment in Descartes’s treatise. ” ^° Descartes goes on to discuss the subtle ties of expression discernible in the “movement and shape of the eye” as well as in facial behavior generally and notes the frequent difficulty found in making sharp distinctions between them.
33. Ibid. Note that these three are all comprised under the general heading of “physics” (a con temporary synonym for “natural philosophy”), which would not traditionally have included ethics. Evidently Descartes is intent on establishing “physics” as covering the entire realm of creation. 34. Descartes, Oeuvres, 9:3-4; trans. Descartes, The Philosophical Writings, 1:180. E lias finds the French word civilisation in use no earlier than the middle of the eighteenth century,^® but the concept of civilite, closely associated with allied terms such as politesse and gentillesse, or with the ideal of the honnite homme, was in common currency to denote a condition both of individuals and of societies.
By midcentury, it was no longer an absurd proposition in France that even human behavior should be intelligible in terms of machines (even if not fully 25. Descartes, Oeuvres, 6:50; trans. Descartes, The Philosophical Writings, 1:136. See, for a par ticularly lucid account of Descartes’s mechanistic physiology, Hatfield, “Descartes’ Physiology”; also Gaukroger, Descartes, 269-82. 26. Mayr, Authority, Liberty, and Automatic Machinery, 63-64. 27. ” The classic survey of this issue is Rosenfield, From Beast-Machine to Man-Machine.