Summary: A completely new translation of the works of Descartes is intended to replace the Haldane and Ross edition, first published in 1911. All material from that edition is translated here, with a number of other texts crucial for understanding Cartesian philosophy. This new translation of the seventeenth century philosopher, based on the French and Latin texts, is intended to replace the E.S. Haldane and G.R.T.Ross edition (BRD 1911).It includes a selection of scientifi ...show morec writings in addition to the writings on metaphysics and epistemology.Volume one contains:Early Writings, Rules for the Direction of the Mind, The World, Treatise on Man, Discourse on the Method, Optics, Principles of Philosophy, Comments on a Certain Broadsheet, Description of the Human Body and the Passions of the Soul. Volume two includes: Meditations, Objections and Replies, Letter to Father Dinet, and the Search for Truth.Chronological table of Descartes' life and works.Indexes. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 85
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