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Descartes' Meditations : a reader's guide

Author: Richard Francks
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2008.
Series: Continuum reader's guides.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Descartes' Meditations is one of the most important texts in the whole history of philosophy. Descartes is widely regarded as the father of modern philosophy and the issues raised in the Meditations have often been taken to define the very nature of philosophy. As such, it is a hugely important and exciting, yet challenging, piece of philosophical writing.€. In Descartes's Meditations: A Reader's Guide, Richard  Read more...
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Francks, Richard.
Descartes' Meditations.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2008
(DLC) 2007050014
(OCoLC)183609763
Named Person: René Descartes; René Descartes
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Francks
ISBN: 9780826431080 0826431089
OCLC Number: 676699405
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 196 pages).
Contents: How to Read This Book; References, Quotations and Abbreviations; 1. The Meditations in Context; 2. Overview of Themes: The Problem of Objectivity; 3. Reading the Text; 4. Reception and Influence of the Meditations; 5. Further Reading; Notes; Index.
Series Title: Continuum reader's guides.
Responsibility: Richard Francks.

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