Discourse on the Method and Meditations on First Philosophy / Edition 1

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Overview

Contained here are two of the most important philosophy works ever written, Descartes' "Discourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting the Reason and Seeking for Truth in the Sciences" and "Meditations on First Philosophy." Descartes, who is considered to be one of the founding fathers of modern philosophy, lays forth the basics of his philosophy and expounds upon such monumental issues as the nature of knowledge and existence itself in these two important and pivotal works.
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Contains English translations of Descartes' 1637 treatise and a subsequent development of the ideas contained in it, , first published in 1641. Includes a selected bibliography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknew.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780300067736
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/1996
  • Series: Rethinking the Western Tradition Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 1,456,834
  • Lexile: 1720L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.48 (w) x 8.22 (h) x 1.17 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations
1 Discourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting the Reason and Seeking for Truth in the Sciences 3
2 Meditations on First Philosophy 49
Essay 1 Introduction 111
Essay 2 Descartes in His Time 121
Essay 3 Metaphysics 147
Essay 4 Epistemology 236
Essay 5 Physics and Mathematics 272
Essay 6 Political Theory and Ethics 306
Essay 7 Psychoanalysis 330
Essay 8 Literature and the Arts 349
Essay 9 Descartes in Our Time 371
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