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Philosophical Writings of Descartes, Volume I

Philosophical Writings of Descartes, Volume I - 85 edition

Philosophical Writings of Descartes, Volume I - 85 edition

ISBN13: 9780521288071

ISBN10: 052128807X

Philosophical Writings of Descartes, Volume I by Rene Descartes, John Cottingham, Robert Stoothoff and Dugald Murdoch - ISBN 9780521288071
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 85
Copyright: 1985
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Philosophical Writings of Descartes, Volume I by Rene Descartes, John Cottingham, Robert Stoothoff and Dugald Murdoch - ISBN 9780521288071

ISBN13: 9780521288071

ISBN10: 052128807X

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 85
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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 scientific 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.

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