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Rodis-Lewis, Geneviève

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Works: 202 works in 815 publications in 7 languages and 7,588 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Records and correspondence  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction, Annotator, Other, Publishing director
Classifications: B1846, 194
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Publications about Geneviève Rodis-Lewis
Publications by Geneviève Rodis-Lewis
Publications by Geneviève Rodis-Lewis, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Geneviève Rodis-Lewis
Descartes : his life and thought by Geneviève Rodis-Lewis( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 1,012 libraries worldwide
This major intellectual biography illuminates the personal and historical events of Descartes's life, from his birth and early years in France to his death in Sweden, his burial, and the fate of his remains. Concerned not only with historical events but also with the development of Descartes's personality, Rodis-Lewis speculates on the effect childhood impressions may have had on his philosophy and scientific theories. She considers in detail his friendships, particularly with Isaac Beeckman and Marin Mersenne. Primarily on the basis of his private correspondence, Rodis-Lewis gives a thorough and balanced discussion of his personality. The Descartes she depicts is by turns generous and unforgiving, arrogant and open-minded, loyal in his friendships but eager for the isolation his work required. Drawing on Descartes's writings and his public and private correspondence, she corrects the errors of earlier biographies and clarifies many obscure episodes in the philosopher's life
La morale de Descartes by Geneviève Rodis-Lewis( Book )
37 editions published between 1957 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 434 libraries worldwide
Descartes : biographie by Geneviève Rodis-Lewis( Book )
35 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 429 libraries worldwide
"Descartes a-t-il vraiment écrit un traité d'escrime dans sa jeunesse ? Comment a-t-il vécu la condamnation de Galilée ? Pourquoi a-t-il renoncé à la vie militaire ? Qui était Hélène Jans, modeste servante devenue sa compagne ? Comment a-t-il écrit le Discours de la méthode et les Méditations métaphysiques, révolutionné les principes géométriques, les lois du mouvement, l'algèbre, la physique ? Qui était, au fond, René Descartes ? Nourrie d'archives inédites, l'enquête menée par Geneviève Rodis-Lewis épouse le rythme de cette vie menée à toute allure, dressant le portrait d'un homme tiraillé par des aspirations contradictoires, l'amour, la guerre, l'aventure, l'étude. Un Descartes passionné jusqu'au bout par la recherche de la vérité philosophique, la quête métaphysique, l'avenir de la science. La biographie vraie de celui qui déclarait "s'avancer masqué""--P. [4] of cover
Descartes et le rationalisme by Geneviève Rodis-Lewis( Book )
38 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in French and Undetermined and held by 410 libraries worldwide
Les passions de l'ame by René Descartes( Book )
33 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 341 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
Meditationes de prima philosophia = Meditations on first philosophy by René Descartes( Book )
57 editions published between 1944 and 1978 in 5 languages and held by 316 libraries worldwide
Extraits du texte pour une lecture suivie.--[Memento]
Discours de la méthode : pour bein [sic] conduire sa raison et chercher la verité dans les sciences = Discourse on the method : of conducting one's reason well and of seeking the truth in the sciences : a bilingual edition and an interpretation of René Descartes' philosophy of method by René Descartes( Book )
43 editions published between 1966 and 1998 in French and Undetermined and held by 273 libraries worldwide
"Dans son Discours de la méthode, Descartes semble annoncer Le Corbusier quand il rêve de villes tracées au cordeau, délivrées du désordre médiéval, et qu'il compare l'empilement chaotique des savoirs hérités de la tradition à ces constructions de guingois encombrant le coeur de la capitale. Déplorant la confusion de leur agencement et magnifiant la transparence des édifices rationnels, Descartes formule le projet utopique d'un futur proche où l'homme se serait rendu "comme maître et possesseur de la nature". Relire le Discours de la méthode c'est à cet égard remonter à la source des fantasmes prométhéens de la modernité. Cependant, Descartes redevient philosophe dès lors qu'il rejoint sa chambre et nous invite, à son instar, à nous arrêter en chemin pour tester la solidité de nos certitudes. C'est à l'âge d'homme, quand le savoir accumulé obscurcit l'esprit, qu'il faut savoir s'offrir, au moins une fois en sa vie, le luxe du doute. Faites place nette sur votre table de chevet pour y déposer, comme une purge aux vertus cathartiques, ce texte radicalement moderne!"--[Source inconnue]
Épicure et son école by Geneviève Rodis-Lewis( Book )
21 editions published between 1975 and 1993 in French and held by 250 libraries worldwide
L'œuvre de Descartes by Geneviève Rodis-Lewis( Book )
16 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in French and held by 246 libraries worldwide
Nicolas Malebranche by Geneviève Rodis-Lewis( Book )
14 editions published in 1963 in French and Undetermined and held by 245 libraries worldwide
Lettres de Leibniz à Arnauld, d'après un manuscrit inédit by Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz( Book )
22 editions published between 1952 and 1985 in French and Undetermined and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Le problème de l'inconscient et le cartésianisme by Geneviève Rodis-Lewis( Book )
20 editions published between 1950 and 1985 in French and Undetermined and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Œuvres by Nicolas Malebranche( Book )
14 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in French and Undetermined and held by 239 libraries worldwide
L'individualité selon Descartes by Geneviève Rodis-Lewis( Book )
15 editions published in 1950 in French and English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Correspondance avec Arnaud [sic] et Morus; texte latin et traduction by René Descartes( Book )
15 editions published between 1953 and 1963 in 4 languages and held by 172 libraries worldwide
L'anthropologie cartésienne by Geneviève Rodis-Lewis( Book )
9 editions published in 1990 in French and held by 165 libraries worldwide
De la recherche de la vérité, où l'on traite de la nature de l'esprit de l'homme, et de l'usage, qu'il, en doit faire pour éviter l'erreur des sciences by Nicolas Malebranche( Book )
35 editions published between 1942 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Platon et la "chasse de l'Etre" by Geneviève Rodis-Lewis( Book )
21 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in French and English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Descartes: initiation à sa philosophie by Geneviève Rodis-Lewis( Book )
8 editions published in 1964 in French and Undetermined and held by 143 libraries worldwide
La Morale stoïcienne by Geneviève Rodis-Lewis( Book )
10 editions published in 1970 in French and Undetermined and held by 136 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Lewis, Geneviève
Lewis Geneviève 1918-2004
Lewis, Geneviève Rodis-
Lewis Geneviève Rodis- 1918-2004
Lewis-Rodis, Geneviève
Lewis-Rodis, Geneviève 1918-2004
Rodis, Geneviève Lewis- 1918-2004
Rodis-Lewis, Geneviève
Rodis Lewis, Geneviève 1918-2004
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Languages
French (418)
English (15)
Latin (11)
Spanish (3)
Portuguese (2)
Multiple languages (2)
German (1)
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