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Descartes: "The World" and other writings

Author: Stephen Gaukroger
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Series: Cambridge texts in the history of philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Named Person: René Descartes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Gaukroger
ISBN: 0521636469 9780521636469 0521631580 9780521631587
OCLC Number: 60157889
Description: 256 pages.
Contents: The Treatise on Light; Discourse 2 of the Dioptrics; Discourse 8 of the Meteors; The Treatise on Man; Description of the Human Body.
Series Title: Cambridge texts in the history of philosophy.
Responsibility: Stephen Gaukroger (editor, University of Sydney, Australia).

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"...an important addition to Descartes scholarship and required reading for those working on Descartes and the history of science." Russell Wahl, Philosophy in Review

 
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