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Descartes: Selected Philosophical Writings / Edition 1

Descartes: Selected Philosophical Writings / Edition 1

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Based on the new and much acclaimed two volume Cambridge edition of The Philosophical Writings of Descartes by Cottingham, Stoothoff, and Murdoch, this anthology of essential texts contains the most important and widely studied of those writings, including the Discourse and Meditations and substantial extracts from the Regulae, Optics, Principles, Objections and Replies, Comments on a Broadsheet, and Passions of the Soul.

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ISBN-13: 9780521358125
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/26/1988
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 799,026
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

1. General introduction; 2. Chronological table of Descartes' life and works; 3. Rules for the direction of our native intelligence; 4. Discourse on the method; 5. Optics; 6. Meditations on first philosophy; 7. Objections and replies; 8. Principles of philosophy; 9. Comments on a certain broadsheet; 10. The passions of the soul; Index.

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