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Starting with Descartes

Author: C G Prado
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2009.
Series: Starting with.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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René Descartes was the founding father of modern Western philosophy and a pivotal thinker in the history of this subject. Covering all the key concepts of his work, Starting with Descartes provides an introduction to the ideas of this philosopher. Thematically structured, the book leads the reader through a thorough overview of the development of Descartes' thought, resulting in a more complete understanding of the  Read more...
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Prado, C.G.
Starting with Descartes.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2009
(DLC) 2008048189
(OCoLC)273821771
Named Person: René Descartes; René Descartes
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C G Prado
ISBN: 9781441191670 1441191674
OCLC Number: 676700720
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 170 pages).
Contents: Descartes and his project --
The first meditation: methodological doubt --
The second meditation: the cogito --
The third meditation: the causal argument for god's existence --
A brief interlude --
The fourth meditation: explaining the possibility of error --
The fifth meditation: the ontological argument for god's existence --
The sixth meditation: the world's existence.
Series Title: Starting with.
Responsibility: D.G. Prado.

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