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Principles of Philosophy
     

Principles of Philosophy

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by Rene Descartes
 

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Principles of Philosophy was written in Latin by René Descartes. Published in 1644, it was intended to replace Aristotle's philosophy and traditional Scholastic Philosophy. This volume contains a letter of the author to the French translator of the Principles of Philosophy serving for a Preface and a letter to the most serene princess, Elizabeth, eldest

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Principles of Philosophy was written in Latin by René Descartes. Published in 1644, it was intended to replace Aristotle's philosophy and traditional Scholastic Philosophy. This volume contains a letter of the author to the French translator of the Principles of Philosophy serving for a Preface and a letter to the most serene princess, Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Frederick, King of Bohemia, Count Palatine, and Elector of the Sacred Roman Empire. Principes de philosophie, by Claude Picot, under the supervision of Descartes, appeared in 1647 with a letter-preface to Queen Christina of Sweden.

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BN ID:
2940013810464
Publisher:
SMK BBBZ Books
Publication date:
12/30/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
72
File size:
69 KB

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Principles of Philosophy (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading) 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Why is it that translators always skip part III? If you don't care about part III then I guess this translation is fine. If you are looking for part III: the visible world then skip this translation.
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