Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Descartes and the Meditations / Edition 1

Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Descartes and the Meditations / Edition 1

by Gary Hatfield
ISBN-10:
0415111935
ISBN-13:
9780415111935
Pub. Date:
06/01/2002
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis

Paperback

View All Available Formats & Editions
Current price is , Original price is $33.95. You
Select a Purchase Option (New Edition)
  • purchase options

Overview

Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Descartes and the Meditations / Edition 1

Rene Descartes is generally accepted as the "father of modern philosophy", and his Meditations is perhaps the most famous philosophical text ever written.
In this Routledge Philosophy GuideBook, Gary Hatfield guides the reader through the text of the Meditations, providing commentary and analysis throughout. He assesses Descartes' importance in the history of philosophy and his continuing relevance to contemporary thought.
Descartes and the Meditations will be essential reading for all students of philosophy, and for anyone coming to Descartes for the first time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415111935
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/01/2002
Series: Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface. Abbreviations. Part One: Overview 1. Descartes' project 2. Reading the Meditations. Part Two: The Arguments of the Six Meditations 3. Withdrawing the mind from the senses 4. Discovering the nature of mind 5. Truth, God, and the circle 6. Judgement, error, and freedom 7. Matter, God, and the circle again 8. The natural world and the mind-body distinction. Part Three: Beyond the Meditations 9. The new science: Physics, physiology, and the passions 10. Legacy and contribution. Appendices. Table. Bibliography. Index.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews