Discourse on the Method: Discourse On the Method of Rightly Conducting the Reason, and Seeking Truth In the Sciences (Beloved Books Edition)

Discourse on the Method: Discourse On the Method of Rightly Conducting the Reason, and Seeking Truth In the Sciences (Beloved Books Edition)

by Rene Descartes
     
 

The Discourse on the Method is one of the most influential works in the history of modern philosophy, and important to the evolution of natural sciences. In this work, Descartes tackles the problem of skepticism, which had previously been studied by Sextus Empiricus, Al-Ghazali and Michel de Montaigne. Descartes modified it to account for a truth he found to be…  See more details below

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The Discourse on the Method is one of the most influential works in the history of modern philosophy, and important to the evolution of natural sciences. In this work, Descartes tackles the problem of skepticism, which had previously been studied by Sextus Empiricus, Al-Ghazali and Michel de Montaigne. Descartes modified it to account for a truth he found to be incontrovertible. Descartes started his line of reasoning by doubting everything, so as to assess the world from a fresh perspective, clear of any preconceived notions.

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ISBN-13:
9781105799488
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
05/25/2012
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LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,039,500
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315 KB

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