Descartes Selected Philosophical Writings

Author: René Descartes
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521358125
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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.

Descartes Selected Philosophical Writings

Author: René Descartes
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110726832X
Format: PDF, ePub
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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, Objectives and Replies, Comments on a Broadsheet, and Passions of the Soul. In clear, readable, modern English, with a full text and running references to the standard Franco-Latin edition of Descartes, this book is planned as the definitive one-volume reader for all English-speaking students of Descartes.

The Philosophical Writings of Descartes

Author: René Descartes
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107268192
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These two volumes provide a translation of the philosophical works of Descartes, based on the best available Latin and French texts. They are intended to replace the only reasonably comprehensive selection of his works in English, by Haldane and Ross, first published in 1911. All the works included in that edition are translated here, together with a number of additional texts crucial for an understanding of Cartesian philosophy, including important material from Descartes' scientific writings. The result should meet the widespread demand for an accurate and authoritative edition of Descartes' philosophical writings in clear and readable modern English.

The Philosophical Writings of Descartes Volume 3 The Correspondence

Author: René Descartes
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107511658
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Volumes I and II provide a completely new translation of the philosophical works of Descartes, based on the best available Latin and French texts. Volume III contains 207 of Descartes' letters, over half of which have not been translated into English before. It incorporates, in its entirety, Anthony Kenny's celebrated translation of selected philosophical letters, first published in 1970. In conjunction with Volumes I and II it is designed to meet the widespread demand for a comprehensive, accurate and authoritative edition of Descartes' philosophical writings in clear and readable modern English.

Key Philosophical Writings

Author: René Descartes
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
ISBN: 9781853264702
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Rene Descartes has been described as the "father" of modern philosophy. This selection of Descartes' writings attempt to answer central questions surrounding self, God, free-will and knowledge, using the science of thought as opposed to received wisdom based on the tenets of faith.

Descartes Meditations on First Philosophy

Author: John Cottingham
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107059208
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This is an updated edition of John Cottingham's acclaimed translation of Descartes's philosophical masterpiece, including an abridgement of Descartes's Objections and Replies.

Myths of Freedom

Author: Stephen L. Gardner
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313307249
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The driving force behind modern thought is the new potential for equality, which intensifies the violence and volatility in human relations, catalyzing the modern world. This is reflected, but not always made transparent, Stephen Gardner asserts, in the myths of freedom that govern modern culture and the basic framework of modern thought. The original intent of freedom for early modern thinkers was to establish a principle of order or rank to stabilize the volatility of equality. But, backfiring, in later modern thought, freedom supplies a justificatory myth for "master-slave" relations arising within equality.

Philosophy and The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy

Author: N. Joll
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230392652
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy provides an excellent way of looking at some intriguing issues in philosophy, from vegetarianism and Artificial Intelligence to God, space and time. This is an entertaining yet thought provoking volume for students, philosophers and fans of The Hitchhiker's series.