Meditations, Objections, and Replies

Meditations, Objections, and Replies

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by René Descartes
     
 

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This edition features reliable, accessible translations; useful editorial materials; and a straightforward presentation of the Objections and Replies, including the objections from Caterus, Arnauld, and Hobbes, accompanied by Descartes' replies, in their entirety. The letter serving as a reply to Gassendi--in which several of Descartes' associates present

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This edition features reliable, accessible translations; useful editorial materials; and a straightforward presentation of the Objections and Replies, including the objections from Caterus, Arnauld, and Hobbes, accompanied by Descartes' replies, in their entirety. The letter serving as a reply to Gassendi--in which several of Descartes' associates present Gassendi's best arguments and Descartes' replies--conveys the highlights and important issues of their notoriously extended exchange. Roger Ariew's illuminating Introduction discusses the Meditations and the intellectual environment surrounding its reception.

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ISBN-13:
9780872207981
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
03/30/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
259,777
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Roger Ariew is Professor of Philosophy, University of South Florida.

Donald Cress is Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Parkside.

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