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Discourse on method, and Meditations by René Descartes( Book )
1,089 editions published between 1060 and 2015 in 20 languages and held by 8,361 libraries worldwide
Rene Descartes was a central figure in the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century. In his Discourse on Method he outlined the contrast between mathematics and experimental sciences, and the extent to which each one can achieve certainty. Drawing on his own work in geometry, optics, astronomy and physiology, Descartes developed the hypothetical method that characterizes modern science, and this soon came to replace the traditional techniques derived from Aristotle. Many of Descartes' most radical ideas such as the disparity between our perceptions and the realities that cause them have been highly influential in the development of modern philosophy. from http://www.abebooks.com (August 22, 2011)
Meditations on first philosophy : with selections from the Objections and Replies by René Descartes( Book )
1,214 editions published between 1601 and 2015 in 17 languages and held by 8,175 libraries worldwide
The translation of the Meditations is taken from three sources: the second Latin edition of 1642, which was the first one printed from Descartes' own manuscript and under his own supervision, the first French translation of 1646 by Duc de Luynes, but read and approved by Descartes, and the second French translation by Clerselier. An attempt has been made in this translation to integrate these three versions into one complete and accurate edition by the use of brackets and parentheses. The reader may, by omitting the parentheses and brackets, have a translation which contains all ideas in the three versions. By omitting bracketed material, he will have a translation essentially that of the original Latin, and by omitting material in parentheses, that of the First French edition
Discours de la méthode : suivi d'extraits de la Dioptrique, des Mʹetʹeores, de la Vie de Descartes, par Baillet, du Monde, de l'Homme et de Lettres by René Descartes( Book )
1,863 editions published between 1637 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 6,524 libraries worldwide
Philosophical and mathematical treatise published by Rene Descartes in 1637
Rules for the direction of the mind. Discourse on the method. Meditations on first philosophy. Objections against the Meditations and replies. The geometry. by René Descartes( Book )
374 editions published between 1790 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 3,822 libraries worldwide
Each vol has special t p "The Great Books is published with the editorial advice of the faculties of the University of Chicago Includes bibliographies 1 The great conversation, by R M Hutchins --2-3 The great ideas --4 The Iliad of Homer The Odyssey --5 Aeschylus Sophocles Euripides Aristophanes --6 Herodotus Thucydides --7 Plato --8-9 Aristotle --10 Hippocrates Galen --11 Euclid Archimedes Appollonius of Perga Nicomachus --12 Lucretius Epictetus Marcus Aurelius --13 Virgil --14 Plutarch --15 Tacitus --16 Ptolemy Copernicus Kepler --17 Plotinus --18 Augustine --19-20 Thomas Aquinas --21 Dante --22 Chaucer --23 Machiavelli Hobbes --24 Rabelais --25 Montaigne --26-27 Shakespeare --28 Gilbert Galileo Harvey --29 Cervantes --30 Francis Bacon --31 Descartes Spinoza --32 John Milton --33 Pascal --34 Newton Huygens --35 Locke Berkeley Hume --36 Swift Sterne --37 Henry Fielding --38 Montesquieu Rousseau --39 Adam Smith --40-41 Gibbon --42 Kant --43 American state papers The Federalist J S Mill --44 Boswell --45 Lavoisier Fourier Faraday --46 Hegel --47 Goethe --48 Melville --49 Darwin --50 Marx --51 Tolstoy --52 Dostoevsky --53 William James --54 Freud
Principles of philosophy by René Descartes( Book )
641 editions published between 1641 and 2012 in 12 languages and held by 2,600 libraries worldwide
Rene Descartes is perhaps most remembered for declaring, ""I think; therefore, I am."" First published in 1644, Descartes's ""Principles of Philosophy"" elucidates the meaning of those words that ushered in a new era of philosophical thought. Unlike the medieval philosophers who often began by examining the existence and nature of God in a spirit of faith, Descartes begins by reflecting upon himself as one who doubts but who nonetheless desires certain knowledge of God and the world. In setting forth the truths he discovers, Descartes hoped that his ""Principles of Philosophy"" would provide a
Descartes philosophical writings by René Descartes( Book )
108 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,252 libraries worldwide
This book covers a remarkable amount of ground and has become something of a classic. Besides the Discourse and the Meditations, it contains Private Thoughts, the third set of Objections and Replies, most of the Regulae, parts of the Principia and the Dioptrics, together with crrespondence with Elizabeth, Princess Palatine, Mersenne and others
Philosophical works by René Descartes( Book )
107 editions published between 1911 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,205 libraries worldwide
The passions of the soul by René Descartes( Book )
352 editions published between 1649 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 1,966 libraries worldwide
Avec ce traité Descartes démontre que les passions sont du domaine de la nature et donc du corps. Celui-ci par son lien à l'esprit permet à ce dernier de les éprouver. Selon le philosophe les passions ne sauraient être mauvaises pour l'esprit, néanmoins elles se doivent d'être jugulées à l'aide d'une morale, opérée par le libre arbitre capable de les juger
The geometry of René Descartes : [with a facsimile of the first edition] by René Descartes( Book )
230 editions published between 1637 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 1,922 libraries worldwide
Title Page; Copyright Page; Preface; Table of Contents; BOOK FIRST; BOOK SECOND; BOOK THIRD; INDEX; DOVER BOOKS ON MATHEMATICS
Compendium of music by René Descartes( Book )
203 editions published between 1650 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,357 libraries worldwide
Œuvres de Descartes by René Descartes( Book )
220 editions published between 1825 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 1,030 libraries worldwide
Treatise of man by René Descartes( Book )
10 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and French and held by 786 libraries worldwide
Descartes, his moral philosophy and psychology by René Descartes( Book )
15 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 763 libraries worldwide
This volume presents material, most of it for the first time in English, that is requisite for any study of Descartes' moral philosophy and psychology. Descartes' reflections on moral philosophy and psychology were largely developed in correspondence with Princess Elisabeth (of Bohemia), Queen Christina (of Sweden), and Pierre Chanut (French Ambassador to Sweden). The portion of that correspondence dealing with moral philosophy and psychology thus constitutes the core of the present volume. I have also included the preface to the French version of Descartes' Principles of Philosophy. The Preface contains his views on education
French and English philosophers: Descartes, Rousseau, Voltaire, Hobbes, with introductions, notes and illustrations by Charles William Eliot( Book )
28 editions published between 1909 and 1994 in English and held by 756 libraries worldwide
Oeuvres et lettres by René Descartes( Book )
113 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 709 libraries worldwide
Descartes by Tom Sorell( Book )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 663 libraries worldwide
Descartes remains our starting-point in the attempt to understand ourselves and our relation to our world. Finds in Descartes' later work some intriguing hints as to how the stumbling blocks in his philosophy might be surmounted
Œuvres philosophiques by René Descartes( Book )
113 editions published between 1834 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 650 libraries worldwide
Discourse on method, optics, geometry and meteorology by René Descartes( Book )
6 editions published between 1965 and 2001 in English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
Routledge philosophy guidebook to Descartes and the meditations by Gary C Hatfield( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 415 libraries worldwide
"Descartes and the Meditations will be essential reading for all students of philosophy, and for anyone coming to Descartes for the first time."--Jacket
The world and other writings by René Descartes( Book )
17 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 401 libraries worldwide
"Descartes' The World offers the most comprehensive vision of the nature of the world since Aristotle, and is crucial for an understanding of his later writings, in particular the Meditations and Principles of Philosophy. Above all, it provides an insight into how Descartes conceived of natural philosophy before he started to reformulate his doctrines in terms of a skeptically driven epistemology. Of its two parts, The Treatise on Light introduced the first comprehensive, quantitative version of a mechanistic natural philosophy, supplying a theory of matter, physical optics, and a cosmology, and The Treatise on Man provided the first comprehensive mechanist physiology. This volume also includes translations of material important for an understanding of the work: related sections from The Dioptrics and The Meteors, and the first English translation of the complete text of The Description of the Human Body."--Jacket
 
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