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Descartes : selected philosophical writings

Author: René Descartes
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1992, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book
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This book is planned as the definitive one-volume reader for all English-speaking students of Descartes.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: René Descartes
ISBN: 0521358124 9780521358125
OCLC Number: 263615692
Notes: Includes index.
Contents: Rules for the direction of our native intelligence -- Discourse on the method -- Optics -- Meditations on First philosophy -- Objections and replies -- Principles of philosophy -- Comments on a certain broadsheet -- The passions of the soul.
Description: xii, 249 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. General introduction; 2. Chronological table of Descartes' life and works; 3. Rules for the direction of our native intelligence; 4. Discourse on the method; 5. Optics; 6. Meditations on first philosophy; 7. Objections and replies; 8. Principles of philosophy; 9. Comments on a certain broadsheet; 10. The passions of the soul; Index.
Other Titles: Selected philosophical writings.
Responsibility: translated by John Cottingham, Robert Stoothoff, Dugald Murdoch.

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