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Descartes, René 1596-1650

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Works: 6,379 works in 21,417 publications in 35 languages and 332,803 library holdings
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Roles: Author, Dedicatee, Honoree, Correspondent, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Creator, Translator, Editor, Recipient, Composer, Author in quotations or text abstracts, Scribe, Illustrator, Collaborator, Contributor
Classifications: B1848.E5, 194
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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 )
2,664 editions published between 1060 and 2015 in 32 languages and held by 15,011 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 by René Descartes( Book )
957 editions published between 1563 and 2015 in 17 languages and held by 4,895 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
Philosophical works by René Descartes( Book )
93 editions published between 1911 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,177 libraries worldwide
The passions of the soul by René Descartes( Book )
384 editions published between 1649 and 2011 in 12 languages and held by 2,002 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
A discourse on method by René Descartes( Book )
125 editions published between 1830 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,440 libraries worldwide
A philosophical and mathematical treatise
Renati Descartes Principia philosophiæ by René Descartes( Book )
478 editions published between 1641 and 2012 in 12 languages and held by 1,425 libraries worldwide
A compilation of Descartes' physics and metaphysics
Meditations on first philosophy : with selections from the Objections and Replies by René Descartes( Book )
45 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Latin and held by 1,403 libraries worldwide
"This new translation includes the Third and Fourth Objections and Replies in full, and a selection from the rest of these exchanges with Descartes's contemporaries that helped to expound his philosophy."--Jacket
The geometry of René Descartes : [with a facsimile of the first edition] by René Descartes( Book )
62 editions published between 1925 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,383 libraries worldwide
Compendium of music by René Descartes( Book )
208 editions published between 1650 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,344 libraries worldwide
Hauptbeschreibung Descartes' Jugendwerk ""Musicae Compendium"" oder zu Deutsch: ""Leitfaden der Musik"" liegt hier in einer wunderschönen Ausgabe vor, die eine synoptische Gegenüberstellung des Druckbilds von 1618 und der modern gesetzten Übersetzung bietet. Durch einen einleitenden Kommentar sowie erläuternde Anmerkungen zum Text der deutschsprachigen Übersetzung, besorgt vom Komponisten Johannes Brockt, ist die mittlerweile zum Standardwerk avancierte WBG-Ausgabe weiterhin unverzichtbar. Das Buch enthält kluge Bemerkungen, die einige Theorien vorwegnehmen, die sich im Bereich der Musiklehre
Descartes philosophical writings by René Descartes( Book )
17 editions published between 1952 and 1975 in English and held by 1,229 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
Régles utiles et claires pour la direction de l'esprit en la recherche de la vérité by René Descartes( Book )
163 editions published between 1906 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 1,200 libraries worldwide
Œuvres de Descartes by René Descartes( Book )
206 editions published between 1841 and 1996 in 6 languages and held by 990 libraries worldwide
Philosophical writings by René Descartes( Book )
56 editions published between 1954 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 941 libraries worldwide
Principles of philosophy by René Descartes( Book )
31 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and German and held by 812 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
Treatise of man by René Descartes( Book )
7 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and French and held by 778 libraries worldwide
French and English philosophers: Descartes, Rousseau, Voltaire, Hobbes, with introductions, notes and illustrations by Charles William Eliot( Book )
30 editions published between 1909 and 1994 in English and held by 768 libraries worldwide
Œuvres philosophiques by René Descartes( Book )
144 editions published between 1834 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 734 libraries worldwide
Routledge philosophy guidebook to Descartes and the meditations by Gary C Hatfield( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 405 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 )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 393 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
Discourse on the method ; and, Meditations on first philosophy by René Descartes( Book )
6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
 
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Cartes, Renate de 1596-1650
Cartes, Renate des 1596-1650
Cartes, Renatus des 1596-1650
Cartes, René des 1596-1650
Cartesio
Cartesio 1596-1650
Cartesio filosofo e matematico francese
Cartesio , Renato
Cartesio, Renato 1596-1650
Cartesiu
Cartesius
Cartesius 1596-1650
Cartesius, Renatus.
Cartesius Renatus 1596-1650
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Dekart 1596-1650
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Dekarts, Renē 1596-1650
Dekaruto 1596-1650
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Des Cartes, Monsieur (René), 1596-1650
Des Cartes, Renate 1596-1650
Des-Cartes, Renati 1596-1650
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Des-cartes, Renatus 1596-1650
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Des Cartes (René), Monsieur, 1596-1650
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Descartes, R. (René), 1596-1650.
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Descartes, Rene 1596-1650
Descartes, René du Perron 1596-1650
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Di ka er 1596-1650
Dikaer 1596-1650
Dikaer, Lenai 1596-1650
Dikaer, Lenai 1596-1690
Dīkārt 1596-1650
Dīkārt, Rīnah 1596-1650
Dīkārtīyah 1596-1650
Kartezije
Kartezjusz.
Kartezjusz 1596-1650
Kartezyusz.
Kartezyusz, Renat.
Perron, René du
Renatus Cartesius
Rene Dekart
Renē Dekarts
René Descartes
René Descartes filosofo francés
René Descartes filósofo, matemático y físico francés, considerado el padre de la geometría analítica y de la filosofía moderna
René Descartes Franca filozofo (1596-1690)
René Descartes francia filozófus, természetkutató, matematikus (1596–1650)
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René Descartes französischer Philosoph, Mathematiker und Naturwissenschaftler
René Descartes French philosopher
René Descartes French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist
René Descartes philosophe et mathématicien français
René Descartes Pranses a pilosopo
René Descartes ranskalainen filosofi
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Ρενέ Ντεκάρτ Γάλλος φιλόσοφος
Декарт, Рене
Декарт, Рене 1596-1650
Декарт, Ренэ 1596-1650
Декарт Француз филсофы, математика, физик, геометрик
Рене Декарт
Рене Декарт французский философ, математик, механик, физик и физиолог
Рэнэ Дэкарт
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דיקארט, רנה
דיקרט, רנה
דיקרט, רנה 1596־1650
דקרט, רנה 1596-1650
רנה דקארט
רענע דעקארט
دكارت، رينه، ١٥٩٦-١٦٥٠
ديكارت
ديكارت، رنيه، 1596-1650
ديكارت، رينه، ١٥٩٦-١٦٥٠
دکارت, رنه.
رنه دکارت
رينيه ديكارت
رينيه ديكارت، 1596-1650
رینے دیکارت
رینے ڈیکارٹ
ڕێنێ دێکارت
रेने देकार्त
रेने देस्कार्तेस्
রনে দেকার্ত
ਰੇਨੇ ਦੇਕਾਰਤ
இரெனே தேக்கார்ட்டு
ರೆನೆ ಡೆಸ್ಕಾರ್ಟೆ
റെനെ ദെക്കാർത്ത് French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist
රෙනේ ඩෙකාට්
เรอเน เดการ์ต
རོས་ནེ་དེ་ཁར་ཏེ།
ရနေး ဒေးကာ့
რენე დეკარტი
르네 데카르트
ረኔ ዴካርት
デカルト
デカルト 1596-1650
デカルト, ルネ
ルネ・デカルト
勒内·笛卡儿
笛ソウ児
笛卡兒
笛卡兒 1596-1650
笛卡尔 1596-1650
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