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Meditations on first philosophy in focus

Author: René Descartes; Stanley Tweyman; Elizabeth Sanderson Haldane; G R T Ross
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1993.
Series: Routledge philosophers in focus series.
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Includes the translation by Haldane and Ross of Descartes' "Meditations on First Philosophy", an introduction by Tweyman and six articles indicating the diversity of scholarly opinion on the topic of  Read more...

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Named Person: René Descartes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: René Descartes; Stanley Tweyman; Elizabeth Sanderson Haldane; G R T Ross
ISBN: 0415077060 9780415077064 0415077079 9780415077071
OCLC Number: 27265684
Language Note: Contains the Elizabeth S. Haldane and G.R.T. Ross translation.
Notes: "Contains the excellent and popular Elizabeth S. Haldane and G.R.T. Ross translation."
Description: ix, 222 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Stanley Tweyman --
Meditations on First Philosophy --
Letter of dedication --
Preface to the reader --
Synopsis of the six following Meditations --
I. Of the things which may be brought within the sphere of the doubtful --
II. Of the nature of the human mind; and that it is more easily known than the body --
III. Of God: that He exists --
IV. Of the true and the false --
V. Of the essence of material things, and, again, of God, that He exists --
VI. Of the existence of material things, and of the real distinction between the soul and body of man --
Excerpt from Replies to Objections II --
Descartes' Use of "Demonstration" and "Deduction" / Desmond M. Clarke --
A Discourse on Descartes' Method / Jaakko Hintikka --
A Point of Order: Analysis, Synthesis, and Descartes' Principles / Daniel Garber and Lesley Cohen --
Professor Cottingham and Descartes' Methods of Analysis and Synthesis / Stanley Tweyman --
Analysis in the Meditations: The Quest for Clear and Distinct Ideas / E.M. Curley --
The Ontological Proof Within the Order of Reasons / Georges J.D. Moyal.
Series Title: Routledge philosophers in focus series.
Other Titles: Meditationes de prima philosophia.
Responsibility: René Descartes ; edited and with an introduction by Stanley Tweyman.
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