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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ISBN-13:
9781604597400
Publisher:
Wilder Publications
Publication date:
06/15/2009
Pages:
72
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.17(d)

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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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